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Hello all. New member here. I have had my stryker for about two months now and a little over 1800 miles on it and I am really enjoying it. I do have a question about top speed. Me and a friend from work went for a little ride yesterday and noticed that I could not go over 108 or 109 mph. Has anyone else experienced this? And before you ask, yes I was in 5th gear lol. Thanks in advance for any responses.

The more I think about the more I doubt I was in 5th gear.. Well I guess I at least learned what my topspeed in 4th is.
 

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You have to remember that with the 210 tire your speedo are off.
Use a gps for an accurate reading. I know some others here have
noticed the speedo is off.
 

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Sorry Skyshark, but I'm betting with you that you were only in 4th gear also. If not used to that speed, nerves will make you miss things aka-Gear LOL.
 

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I did a little test tonight. I hit 190kph (speedo reading) 171.8kph (GPS reading). There was still some rpms left. Will try again soon.
Thats 118mph and 106.7mph respectively.
 

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Yahhh mannn... what they said... hit 110mph with mine and noticed it without even thinking lol soo i slowed my ass down!!
 

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Natedog said:
I did a little test tonight. I hit 190kph (speedo reading) 171.8kph (GPS reading). There was still some rpms left. Will try again soon.
Thats 118mph and 106.7mph respectively.
yeah, I figured that would be the case.....if you go to a bigger
tire it may true up the speedo
 

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dejablu110 said:
Maybe on your launch. The overall handling and ride of these tires
outweigh the performance loss of the bike.
I am new to this. Can you explain in short how will it make the handling better please..

Thanks
Felix
 

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Its actually a "sliding scale." The faster you go the more off it becomes.

60kph on speedo = 60kph
100=95
120=111
140=128
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190=172
 

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Maybe one of these days the 17 year old in me will hit and I will give mine a try. I got the 240 tire.
 

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Did another test last night.

Speedo reading = 198kph / 123mph
GPS reading = 182.7 kph / 113.5mph

FUN!!!

That needle would just not hit 200 dammit...
 
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