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Hi, I'm looking for a GPS speedometer that's available in the UK. Something small would be nice, and waterproof with a back light ideally.

What do people use?

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Wow, I didn't know they made stand alone GPS speedo's but it makes sense. Lots of options on Amazon.

I use my Garmin GPS as a speedo on my Road King. Much more accurate than the stock speedometer.

Let us know what you end up using.
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For a speedo I use: the bike's speedo; and instead of a GPS I use: knowing where the heck I'm going.
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For a speedo I use: the bike's speedo; and instead of a GPS I use: knowing where the heck I'm going.

But Folkie, getting lost is fun.
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Worst time I got lost, I was following the GPS instructions.
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What do people use?

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I don't use it, but I do have some experience with navigation.

Therefore I was wondering if this will be accurate? Think of tunnels, cloudy weather, fog. Also I think it won't be accurate when there's an incline in the road.
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No problems running a GPS for my speedometer in my Suburban, it works in the tunnel through Mobile, AL and cloudy, rainy, foggy and downhill.

Here is one on a bike with KMH from Legendary Motorcycles and AutoMeter makes a GPS adapter for their motorcycle speedometers.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dY2QgnTx_LE
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Yeah my speedo on my Garmin works everywhere and is accurate as hell.
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