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My Rancher has a speedo. I was surprised at everything on the display considering the last time I rode an ATV was around 1980 on an ATC 110. Japanese motorcycle speedos have historically read high in stock configuration, with the ones I've owned reading from 4% to 7.6% high while the odometers are normally spot on. I've heard of some reading 10% high. Do ATV's tend to have this "safety margin" built in to their speedos? I only have GPS on my phone and don't particularly want to get out on the road and find out. The phone needs a steady speed for a good length of time to get an accurate reading.
 

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Creed82 says he's had his to 50 and at 51 the rev limiter kicked in.
Lotta folks have asked about accuracy of an ATV speedo. If you ride it on the street I'm sure this is a concern esp through special speed zones
 

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I ride mine on the street daily. It's my commuter to work. Mine seems to be pretty darn close, accurate.
 
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Speedo , when I read the title , I was thinking of riding gear ! you know I have a GPS on my bike and I have never even thought about looking at MPH , I really doubt my bike has ever been in 5th gear , the trails don't allow it
 
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