Need to change kilometers into miles?

by Artist Bob
(Half Moon Bay, CA)

Okay, I can roughly figure that a kilometer is .062(tenths) of a mile, and even handle the math in my head. Sort-of. If I know the miles I've traveled I can calculate the number of kilometers that have passed, give or take a few wheel turns.

But for some reason (It's genetic) if I know the number of kilometers traveled I have the darndest time easily converting this to miles. Needing a scapegoat I blame the Government (who else?) for not making that change to the metric system law when they tried it some twenty or so years ago.

This is a problem for me because my scooter's odometer is set-up in kilometers as is the speedometer. But my inflexible mind wants MILES!

There is a website that I found that has an automatic calculator > type in the KMs it gives you MILES; type in the MILES it gives you KMs.

Try this site Oh ye who, like me, are math challenged:

There is other helpful info there as well. I have 730.6 KMs on my scooter and I know how many MILES that is. But I can't for the life of me tell you why it is important.

Ride Free,
Artist Bob

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