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Up early, day off, woke up thinking of projects I have to get done today. 2036 she'd and 140' of chain link fence....fence I'm doing, the building is contracted.
My ST and my gps are very close to the same speed, but when the front tire comes back down to the ground sometimes the speedo will quit. I may have boogered up the speedo cable last weekend installing new tires...

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We have those radar speed signs that tell you your approaching speed and my speedometer seems to be off by no more then 3 MPH so no big deal I just adjust in my head as I ride. I like to make those signs flash in red SLOW DOWN LOL. DANGER DANGER! WILL ROBINSON (You might not remember that from the TV series LOST IN SPACE).

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We have those radar speed signs that tell you your approaching speed and my speedometer seems to be off by no more then 3 MPH so no big deal I just adjust in my head as I ride. I like to make those signs flash in red SLOW DOWN LOL. DANGER DANGER! WILL ROBINSON (You might not remember that from the TV series LOST IN SPACE).
If I was close enuff to the speed limit to worry about 3 mph, I wouldn't worry about 3mph, but I know exactly where you are coming from. That Xtra 3 mph may be the deciding factor on getting pulled over or ignored. My issue here is the roads I travel to and from work are divided 4 lanes, speed limit of 45 all but maybe 1 mile for well over 10 miles before I hit interstate, it kills me, seems like I'm forever at 58-60 when I look down those 3 mph are serious then!
But I have gotten better at watching it and controlling the speed, just say in 3rd gear.

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.... DANGER DANGER! WILL ROBINSON (You might not remember that from the TV series LOST IN SPACE).
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The question is do you talk back to the GPS.
Not lately, but I sure thanked her out loud a few times with my Mom along on our trip to to Mesa, AZ in her car when I got turned around trying to find our hotels for the night's stay. Funny thing is my mom now refers my GPS as Lucy when she reminisces about the trip.

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