My GPS was indicating 100 KPH while the Speedo was reading 105 KPH.:nerd:
Interesting last few comments. I've never looked at it that way. I've always adjusted my corner entry speed by feel. The only time I really look at the speedo is when I'm riding through town. The 1199 panel is set to tach mode and displays no speed.
I'm with ya now, Kruz! Sorry, I didn't even think about the posted 'corner' speeds. I do the same thing, 2X the posted speed is usually a safe bet. It's been a while since I've ventured off my set route! lol!Hi Dougo1199, I guess an explanation is in order. Here in Tejas, we have posted "suggested" corner speeds on all of our Farm/Market roads. As a general rule they are very conservative and if you are on a strange road and can handle a sportbike well, 2X posted speed is easily doable and shouldn't catch you out with a decreasing radius bend to ruin your day. On most corners, 2X+10 MPH is fine once you've done the corner a few times and can pick up on the corner entry cues and many can be taken even faster once you're sure there are no surprises lurking. This is why while doing "spirited riding", I like to have accurate speedo information before charging into a corner I don't know. If I'm just out for a joy ride, then accurate speed information is not that important, as speed goes up though, the correct line narrows dramatically with small increases in speed.