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Old 05-15-2011, 12:58 PM   #1
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Question triumph tiger 800 - fuel consumption

what fuel consumption and fuel range do you get?
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Old 05-15-2011, 03:23 PM   #2
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I'm getting 42-44 mpg (us). 1,600 miles, average speed is around 60, all paved rural roads, driving habits moderate, tailbag only on the rear.

Taking a road trip this week, will see what effect higher speeds and luggage have.
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Old 05-15-2011, 03:40 PM   #3
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40 at 80 mph and 48-49 at 60mph. This was two up with luggage.
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Old 05-16-2011, 06:42 AM   #4
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40 at 80 mph and 48-49 at 60mph. This was two up with luggage.
I am a conservative rider, and have yet to see 48-49 mpg. Pretty much 42-44 for me, US gallons. I was riding with two FJR1300s last Saturday and we all got the same mileage. I was thinking, they have 500 more c.c.s and 35 more hp, I should be doing better. I am now running full synthetic with the odometer at 900+ miles, but have not noticed any change. The weekend before I was riding with a Dyna and Street Glide, both got better mileage than me.
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Old 05-16-2011, 06:49 AM   #5
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that's pretty much what the Striple guys have been reporting... high 30's to mid 40's, wrist-depending
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Old 05-16-2011, 06:54 AM   #6
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well, according to the computer, I noticed the following consumptions:
50mph ~ 70mpg
60mph ~ 64mpg
70mph ~ 54mpg
80mph ~ 38mpg

Was doing some "testing" on the highway home. Sat at each speed for about a minute or two.
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Old 03-18-2012, 06:57 PM   #7
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ST3 mileage

when i first got my bike i was getting around 46 mpg on the freeway and in town combined. Once i figured out how to wring out the beast the mileage dropped to 42-43mpg cruising at 90mph on the freeway with some in town. i weigh 150lbs and had a small kriega rear bag. us20

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that's pretty much what the Striple guys have been reporting... high 30's to mid 40's, wrist-depending
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Old 05-15-2011, 09:04 PM   #8
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I'm getting 46 mpg averaging around 65 mph. Haven't pushed it past 200 miles on a tank.
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Old 05-16-2011, 03:38 AM   #9
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imperial or us gallons you guys??
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Old 05-16-2011, 03:56 AM   #10
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imperial or us gallons you guys??
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Old 05-16-2011, 04:39 AM   #11
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how much fuel is in the tank when the warning light turns on?
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Old 05-16-2011, 04:42 AM   #12
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imperial or us gallons you guys??
That would be US gallons.
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Old 05-16-2011, 06:19 AM   #13
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Yesterday's ride states:

Distance: 192 miles
Ave MPG: 46.2
Ave MPH: 34.2

Filled up as I stopped for a pee, but distance to empty was still 26 miles according to the computer.
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Old 06-24-2011, 08:48 AM   #14
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Just filled up my '12 XC last night for the third time. 49 mpg that tank, 51 before that, 47 out of it's 1st tank.

It has the Arrow pipe and map and I'm impressed. When I sold my 1050 Tiger with 17k miles on it, it was getting 50-53 mpg consistantly.

Really liking the little kitty so far!
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Old 06-28-2011, 09:53 AM   #15
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