Mitch aka Wild Man!

Lifestyle

Meet Mitch, a T10 former professional Motocross Dirt Bike racer. Despite him losing his legs due to a bike, he still has the passion to ride. Oh, as you will see below… Mitch’s passion involves a pretty sweet ride! 

The Can-Am Spyder (“Spyder”) is a three-wheeled motorcycle manufactured by Bombardier Recreational Products. The vehicle has a single rear drive wheel and two wheels in front for steering, similar in layout to a modern snowmobile. The Spyder uses an ATV-like chassis.

Engine Options:

  • BRP-Rotax 998 V-Twin EFI

  • Rotax 1330 ACE in-line 3 cylinders

Transmission Options:

  • 5-speed manual with reverse

  • 5-Speed Sequential Electronic with Reverse

  • 6-speed manual with reverse

  • 6-Speed Sequential Electronic with Reverse

Suspension:

  • Front: 144mm double A-arm with anti-roll bar

  • Rear: swingarm – 145mm monoshock

Brakes:

BRP foot-actuated, fully integrated hydraulic 3-wheel braking system

  • Front: 4 piston calipers with 10.2 in × 0.25 in (259.1 mm × 6.4 mm) disc

  • Rear: Single-piston caliper with 10.2 in × 0.25 in (259.1 mm × 6.4 mm) dis

Tires:

  • Front: KR21 165/65R14 on 14×5 rim

  • Rear: KR21 255/50R15 on 15×7 rim

Wheelbase:

  • 68 in (1,700 mm)

Mitch’s Spyder has a custom mod for his wheelchair.

Check out this vid of Wild Man ROLL'N!

Written by Ron Penny

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