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Just introducing myself.
I spent a weekend in a 3wheelclass
using a Spyder RT and later tried a
side car (which drove like a truck,
but flew the chair with an instructor in it).

Not sure what all I did with the Can Am
during class (couldn't see in back while driving).
I may have "killed a cone" but still passed.

I used to own a dirt bike, and want something
that will allow me to carry a lot of stuff,
go tour, and still have fun...

Most people think Can Am's aren't motorcycles
and there are some who think Virginia should
have a M3 license instead of just a M.

I think you can be an idiot on any number of wheels,
(or none).

Since Can Am is really the only 3 wheel with 2 up front,
I don't see laws changing until there is another company
doing a Y design and it is a class of vehicles instead of just
one manufacturer/ vendor/ brand, but I realize that view
is probably not very popular (even here)....
 

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Welcome, 3WC! How did you enjoy your weekend riding? Where did you find that class? How much did it cost? Was it like a riding course where you spend part of the time in the classroom learning the basics and then part of the time on the practice field?

As far as a separate class of license, I don't see that it matters much. Personally I think having an M class license is plenty for riding the Spyder. Can't see the benefit of adding another class when M licenses cover everything you need to know to ride a Spyder.
 

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It is always great to see a person get trained properly before going out on the road with a cycle or a three wheeler! Congrats!

The cycle and Spyder are similar accept for the brakes (which do take a little getting used to, but no worse than getting used to a scooters brakes, whose brakes are both on the handle bars like a bicycle), but in terms of driving one I think if you can drive a cycle, you can drive e Spyder, but I do not feel the other way around.

It blew my mind that in Arkansas all I had to do was take a ten question written test! They have since forced the various DMV test facilities perform the REQUIRED driving test.
 

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