I really hope nobody thought I was serious because I just made it up. I can honestly that I've seen a few european bikes and cars that did have the tach to the left of the speedo ad the tach was much larger than the speedo. I guess RPM is more important than speed in some cases.
Retired USAF, IYAAYAS!
2008 V-Star 1100 Custom Bobber project
2011 Crimson XR with Forged Highway Bars / Hard Bags / Passenger Backrest, Ness parts including Smooth Layback Plate Frame/Mount / Rad 3 Mirror / deep cut grips / drivers floorboards /shifter peg / brake peg / passenger pegs. Witchdoctor black rack, Lloydz filter / timing wheel / VFC III, 7Jurock windshield, Drag Specialties seat.