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Old 01-21-19, 01:41 PM
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Originally Posted by tmac100 View Post
Cannot resist this, but you and Rowan have incredible speedos/odometers with accuracy to 5 sig figs (or perhaps just to the nearest 10 km). Currently working with college students and having them use sig figs in their measurements. And here I thought that recording to the nearest 5 km was good enough for me when touring Australia.

Machka, you have raised the bar for my next tour this June-July
Well, as I know you would agree, I would say after what Rowan has been through every last digit is significant and perhaps none more than the first 0.01 KM. Now if you want to determine the sig digits of the distance of my last ride based on my odometer calibration; you could have a teaching moment.
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