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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old May 4th, 2006, 9:09 am Thread Starter
 
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old May 4th, 2006, 9:45 am
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48 MPG during first ride of 557 miles.
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old May 4th, 2006, 9:49 am
 
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I just did a 4k miles ride and here are my results:

100-120mph ----> 33mpg (with short blasts to 160mph)
90-100mph -----> 39mpg
70-80 mph ------> 44mpg
65-75mph -------> 49mpg

This was with both side case, tank bag and a large duffell bag fully loaded with camping gear. Pilot Powers inflated to 36psi front adn 42psi rear.
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old May 4th, 2006, 11:41 am Thread Starter
 
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That's great mileage...everyday I see just a handful of bikes commuting to work.

Imagine the hit on big oil if everyone started riding one.
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old May 4th, 2006, 8:12 pm
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I have tracked my usage from new and currently have about 8,848 miles. I have really mixed up my riding and this also include break in.

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Total fuel consumed (US Gal): 221

Best fuel economy (MPG (US)): 44.46
Worst fuel economy (MPG (US)): 34.74
Total fuel economy (MPG (US)): 39.29

Best range per tank (Miles): 222
Worst range per tank (Miles): 174
Average range (Miles): 196
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All of the tank information is a guesstimate off of 5 usable US gallons.

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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old May 5th, 2006, 3:49 pm
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Originally Posted by 748
I just did a 4k miles ride and here are my results:

100-120mph ----> 33mpg (with short blasts to 160mph)
90-100mph -----> 39mpg
70-80 mph ------> 44mpg
65-75mph -------> 49mpg
Curious....How did you compute your results? i.e. how were you able to separate them by speed ranges?

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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old May 6th, 2006, 11:30 am
 
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I rode tank-to-tank in those speed ranges...meaning I was by myself and didn't have to stop for breaks as with group riding. Crossing the desert is pretty boring so I just went as fast as I could in a somewhat safe manner.
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