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Old 10-04-2012, 08:43 AM   #6
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Joined: Jun 2007
Location: Rockhampton, Australia
Oddometer: 397

Not sure what your 130 miles relates to without your tank size?

You should work out your MPG accurately. I know myself in a Vstrom 650 and with a GS1150 both had large 22lt tanks and we both took a US gallon container and used it, we may have got away without it but prudence won.

Good luck and have fun

FYI a few years ago the Iron Butt rally ran some bikes up there and they are road tourers, a few made it but the most common failure was due to the buildup of snot from the road on the tyres/mudguards causing wheel stoppage and the blockage of the radiator due to the same snot

It will depend on road conditions but if I can do it anyone can

Cheers from Bangkok

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