I gots the fever. The fever for a Can-Am Spyder Roadster!

First of all, if you don’t know who Kanaeda is, go away, watch or read AKIRA, and then come back and beg for my forgiveness. Second… I gots the fever. The fever for a Can-Am Spyder Roadster! The Spyder has been around for a couple of years now, but my interest hasn’t piqued until of late. I see a commercial for them at least once a day, and Wayne, one of my best buds who works in a bike shop, sings their praises. Wayne also turned me on to Sons of Anarchy, which I find to be rather enjoyable, so when it comes to matter of a motorcycle nature, and Oingo Boingo (we’re children of the eighties), I listen to what he has to say.

But is it a motorcycle? Maybe a trike? It looks like what would result if a bike was rogered by a snow-mobile, and I’m sure something like that has happened in the back of the BRP plant when the lights are low and the human overlords are away. Whatever it is, you gotta admit that the body style is unique.  Not as unique as Kanaeda’s bike…

…but then again, my ‘burg is a far cry from being Neo Tokyo, so beggars can’t be choosers. And a’beggin’ I’ll be doing, since they start at $16,000. Yikes! That’s a whole lot for something I’d use for mostly just toolin’ around on a nice spring, summer, or fall day. But it’d turn heads, and 16 grand is a small price for my vanity. Wait—let’s make it $24,000 for the top of the line RT Limited…

…because yes, I am just that vain.


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