Notes on the Honda Valkyrie

by Wayne Herbert

 

Engine RPM for a given speed (MPH) and gear

(may vary per rear tire size)
  1. Find your speed in the row at left
  2. Read out the RPM under whatever gear column you wish

 

(Table Returns RPM for given combo of speed and gear)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speed

Gear

 

 

 

 

 

1

2

3

4

5

5

773

501

375

291

234

10

1546

1001

751

581

468

20

3093

2002

1501

1163

936

25

3866

2503

1876

1453

1170

30

4639

3003

2252

1744

1404

35

5412

3504

2627

2035

1638

40

6185

4004

3002

2325

1872

45

6959

4505

3377

2616

2106

50

7732

5005

3753

2907

2340

55

8505

5506

4128

3197

2574

60

 

6006

4503

3488

2808

65

 

6507

4878

3779

3042

70

 

7008

5254

4069

3276

75

 

7508

5629

4360

3510

80

 

 

6004

4651

3744

90

 

 

6755

5232

4212

100

 

 

7505

5813

4680

110

 

 

 

6395

5148

120

 

 

 

6976

5616

130

 

 

 

7557

6084

140

 

 

 

 

6552

150

 

 

 

 

7020

160

 

 

 

 

7488

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speed (MPH) for a given engine RPM and gear

(may vary per rear tire size)
  1. Find your RPM in the row at left
  2. Read out the speed (MPH) under whatever gear column you wish

 

Table returns speed (MPH) for a given RPM and gear

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RPM

Gear

 

 

 

 

 

1

2

3

4

5

500

3.2

5.0

6.7

8.6

10.7

600

3.9

6.0

8.0

10.3

12.8

700

4.5

7.0

9.3

12.0

15.0

800

5.2

8.0

10.7

13.8

17.1

900

5.8

9.0

12.0

15.5

19.2

1000

6.5

10.0

13.3

17.2

21.4

1100

7.1

11.0

14.7

18.9

23.5

1200

7.8

12.0

16.0

20.6

25.6

1300

8.4

13.0

17.3

22.4

27.8

1400

9.1

14.0

18.7

24.1

29.9

1500

9.7

15.0

20.0

25.8

32.1

2000

12.9

20.0

26.6

34.4

42.7

2500

16.2

25.0

33.3

43.0

53.4

3000

19.4

30.0

40.0

51.6

64.1

3500

22.6

35.0

46.6

60.2

74.8

4000

25.9

40.0

53.3

68.8

85.5

4500

29.1

45.0

60.0

77.4

96.2

5000

32.3

49.9

66.6

86.0

106.8

5500

35.6

54.9

73.3

94.6

117.5

6000

38.8

59.9

79.9

103.2

128.2

6500

42.0

64.9

86.6

111.8

138.9

7000

45.3

69.9

93.3

120.4

149.6

7500

48.5

74.9

99.9

129.0

160.3

8000

51.7

79.9

106.6

137.6

170.9