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I just have to voice this concern about the speedometer graduations. The Gunner face plate on the speedometer seems "out of place" when in km/hr mode. I'm from Canada where we use km/hr, but above 120 km/hr the graduations on the speedometer read-out become very small and difficult to read. The other day I had a difficult time and had to rely on my buddies bike to estimate my excessive speed (185 km/hr). It appears the speedometer face plate is designed for miles/hr where 120 miles/hr would be very readable on the speedometer.

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Well, my FIRST thought is "Where the hell are you going in such a hurry?"
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My thoughts are you bought an American bike in which the speedometer was designed for mph, not km/hr.
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Why are are even thinking of looking at the speedo at those speeds? You're super illegal anyway.

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If you guys up there would just get with the program and use MPH and real gallons of gas instead of IMP gallons you wound't have a problem.
I'm surprised you ride on the same side of the road as us, And don't get me started on the strip searches every time i go up north....
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Ahem Rino2...Canadians gave up the Imperial gallon decades ago. You buy in very pricey liters.

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Broggyr:

Once in a while you have to let it rip. You can't tell me you haven't opened it up before?

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It's a Canadian bike. You can switch from MPH to KMpH using a short procedure. But the gauge face plate stays the same.

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Just to let you know the Americans are the only ones in the world who use US gallons and MPH.


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, but above 120 km/hr the graduations on the speedometer read-out become very small and difficult to read. The other day I had a difficult time and had to rely on my buddies bike to estimate my excessive speed (185 km/hr). It appears the speedometer face plate is designed for miles/hr where 120 miles/hr would be very readable on the speedometer.

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Yes sirrrrr when we go fast with our group then the Ducati or Goldwing must tell me the speed we had, coz i cannot see anything and don't want to look on these small numbers anyway .....

My rule is, when the bike stuttering at sixed gear then it's 200 Km/h sooo i do not need to look on the speedometer . i know I'm there .

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long as you don't say what year it is why not go see the dealer.

By the way your lucky most bikes don't have a button to push to change from mph to kmph
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All these bikes go the same speed .... RPM limit & speed limit ...

Choosing your Mph or Km/h i think there is a option in the toggle switch function ? .... When you set the clock then you can find it ? I never touched that ... Don't wanna screw it up .... Nobody to fix it here ....

I do not believe the vic speed needles are very accurate ... So don't worry about how fast your going mate ...

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