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Re: Speedometer Accuracy
- Subject: Re: Speedometer Accuracy
- From: Robert Silas <robert.silas@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2005 14:32:29 -0400
Bikes' speedos show always more than actual speed. My friend's 2000 GS indicates approx. 8 km more, my '94 RS shows approx. 3 km more than speed according to my Garmin 2610 GPS.
The type of tires and their conditions are also a factor.
----- Original Message -----
From: Gregory Appling
Sent: Wednesday, June 01, 2005 11:32 AM
Subject: Speedometer Accuracy
The bike in question: 2002 R1150r
Does anyone know how accurate the speedometers for the R1150r's are? I'm
currently trying to figure out if my speedometer is way off or if my GPS
units is just so cheap that it's not even close.
Yesterday while running down the highway my speedometer read 92mph, my GPS
read 81.7mph and my girlfriends SUV (following closely) was somewhere
Just wondering if this is normal or time to take it in to be checked (still
Thanks for any help.
BMWMOA # 117910
San Francisco, CA