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I just think HD doesn't envision their bikes being used this way,
And, let's face it, the vast majority of them aren't, and never will be.
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I don't run turn signals, use hand signals because that's what I growed up with.
The tach on my FXDC is part of the digital display, so I have to have the display set to that, so it wasn't until after I bought the bike I discovered the rpm readout.

I am looking for a small one for my '03 XL. because I like them.

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Other than Drag Racing at the launch, does anyone look at rpms whilst riding?
Seems to me, riding always entails using all the senses. My eyes are used for escape routes, interesting roadside bits, ( here in Fla ) scantily dressed hot dog vending ladies for example or much further away traffic conditions. My ears and hands record rpms and my nose tells me there is a chicken rendering plant nearby.
My Iree sense tells me the 4 blue haired escapees from liesureland, all pointing in different directions in the rental car next to me, to... not be next to them as quickly as possible.

Maybe i am different.
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Next thread will be about: at what RPM should I change gear.
5950, unless you have the SE ignition, then it's 6950!
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