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2017 CB1100EX Speedometer error?
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RLS Offline
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RE: 2017 CB1100EX Speedometer error?
(12-19-2017 12:27 PM)Bheezy27403 Wrote:  I think you'll like that Valk. Just a brief couple rides on one made me think about getting a bigger bike. I couldn't believe how nimble and light it felt when underway. And the torque...Thumbs Up

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12-19-2017 01:14 PM
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RE: 2017 CB1100EX Speedometer error?
The speedo on my 2011 CB1100 is optimistic. When it says I'm doing 110 kph, the GPS says I'm doing about 104.

As for petrol (gas), regular was AU$1.40+ yesterday. The petrol companies price very opportunistically here and it can very daily.
12-19-2017 01:17 PM
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RLS Offline
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RE: 2017 CB1100EX Speedometer error?
(12-19-2017 01:17 PM)Cormanus Wrote:  The speedo on my 2011 CB1100 is optimistic. When it says I'm doing 110 kph, the GPS says I'm doing about 104.

As for petrol (gas), regular was AU$1.40+ yesterday. The petrol companies price very opportunistically here and it can very daily.

Wow that sounds inexpensive. I have only been using premium (Ethyl for the old guys) and it was $3/gal last fill up. I really notice the difference in using the higher octane gas.
12-19-2017 01:27 PM
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RE: 2017 CB1100EX Speedometer error?
(12-19-2017 01:27 PM)RLS Wrote:  
(12-19-2017 01:17 PM)Cormanus Wrote:  The speedo on my 2011 CB1100 is optimistic. When it says I'm doing 110 kph, the GPS says I'm doing about 104.

As for petrol (gas), regular was AU$1.40+ yesterday. The petrol companies price very opportunistically here and it can very daily.

Wow that sounds inexpensive. I have only been using premium (Ethyl for the old guys) and it was $3/gal last fill up. I really notice the difference in using the higher octane gas.

AU$1.40/liter sounds like about US$4.04/gallon, if I got all the conversions right.

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12-19-2017 01:58 PM
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RLS Offline
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RE: 2017 CB1100EX Speedometer error?
(12-19-2017 01:58 PM)RockHop Wrote:  
(12-19-2017 01:27 PM)RLS Wrote:  
(12-19-2017 01:17 PM)Cormanus Wrote:  The speedo on my 2011 CB1100 is optimistic. When it says I'm doing 110 kph, the GPS says I'm doing about 104.

As for petrol (gas), regular was AU$1.40+ yesterday. The petrol companies price very opportunistically here and it can very daily.

Wow that sounds inexpensive. I have only been using premium (Ethyl for the old guys) and it was $3/gal last fill up. I really notice the difference in using the higher octane gas.

AU$1.40/liter sounds like about US$4.04/gallon, if I got all the conversions right.

I was thinking gallons. $4 a gallon for regular is high.
12-19-2017 02:53 PM
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RE: 2017 CB1100EX Speedometer error?
AU$1.4 per litre is about US$4 per US gallon.
12-20-2017 01:44 AM
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2017 CB1100EX Speedometer error?
An easy way to check the speedo is to use a gps app like Waze that shows you your speed. Works well on the highway as long as you can drive a steady constant speed.


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12-22-2017 01:29 PM
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RE: 2017 CB1100EX Speedometer error?
(12-19-2017 02:53 PM)RLS Wrote:  
(12-19-2017 01:58 PM)RockHop Wrote:  
(12-19-2017 01:27 PM)RLS Wrote:  
(12-19-2017 01:17 PM)Cormanus Wrote:  The speedo on my 2011 CB1100 is optimistic. When it says I'm doing 110 kph, the GPS says I'm doing about 104.

As for petrol (gas), regular was AU$1.40+ yesterday. The petrol companies price very opportunistically here and it can very daily.

Wow that sounds inexpensive. I have only been using premium (Ethyl for the old guys) and it was $3/gal last fill up. I really notice the difference in using the higher octane gas.

AU$1.40/liter sounds like about US$4.04/gallon, if I got all the conversions right.

I was thinking gallons. $4 a gallon for regular is high.

You guys on the other side of the pond are so luckyWink. Here in Germany average gas price for 95 octane is € 1.35 (USD 1.60/liter or USD 6.08/gal).
12-23-2017 06:29 AM
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RE: 2017 CB1100EX Speedometer error?
I downloaded a speedometer app and checked the CB speedo today to answer my question. Spot on. So yes, these people are commonly running 75 to 80 mph on a freeway marked 65mph. Dodgy

It's nice to have an accurate speedo. I also checked my old '76 Guzzi 850 T3: 10 mph fast across the board. '02 Guzzi California EV: 5 to 7mph fast. (both cable driven from the tranny)
12-26-2017 12:00 AM
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RE: 2017 CB1100EX Speedometer error?
tuareg I have a good friend from Germany that comes to visit every once in awhile and he says he likes coming here because gas is on sale lol

3rd bike what speedo app did you download? to a smart phone?

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12-26-2017 09:41 AM
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