what speed

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what speed

Post by bikersmurff » Thu Jan 21, 2010 1:54 am

hi i just got this 1100 interstate and what speed should i be doing at 4000rpm in over drive mine reeds 120kph yes i have a kilometers speedo took it for a 250 k run 2 up and at 120ks every one seemed to be overtaking me.and we were in a 100k zone on the free way.thanks

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Re: what speed

Post by WingAdmin » Thu Jan 21, 2010 11:26 am

That sounds roughly about right - the best way to test it would be to bring a GPS along for the ride and compare its speed reading to your speedometer.

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Re: what speed

Post by Aspencade1982 » Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:09 pm

120 KPH = 74 MPH
kph/1.6 = MPH :D

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Re: what speed

Post by RoadRogue » Fri Mar 15, 2013 1:26 am

this should answer your question, this is my 82 Aspy 8-)

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