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Old 10-02-2012, 03:52 PM   #7756
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Fuel economy

Hey, so, what are folks here getting in terms of MPG?
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Old 10-02-2012, 04:44 PM   #7757
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38 to 42 MPG here.....Akro's, X-bikes jetting , 16T countershaft sprocket..

( I've gotten as low as 32 mpg)
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Old 10-02-2012, 05:21 PM   #7758
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35 mpg - 40mpg
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Old 10-02-2012, 08:01 PM   #7759
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38 to 42 MPG here.....Akro's, X-bikes jetting , 16T countershaft sprocket..

( I've gotten as low as 32 mpg)
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35 mpg - 40mpg

Umm.. Well, I'll give you a better number after Friday (first day of "proper" riding). But, so far for city commuting... 20 mpg.
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Old 10-03-2012, 07:24 AM   #7760
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Umm.. Well, I'll give you a better number after Friday (first day of "proper" riding). But, so far for city commuting... 20 mpg.
Wiseblood, get your carbs synced. And check your air filter. That is way low. I am not someone that gets into the 40's. I have ranged from mid 20's (riding like a complete idiot in the city) to mid 30's (mixed city/highway commuting), but 20, even in the city might indicate something is amiss with your fueling setup. Or maybe you ride like a stinkin' lunatic and are doing burnouts at every light?
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Old 10-03-2012, 04:41 PM   #7761
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Out of curiousity, what would symptoms of carbs not in sync be?
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Old 10-03-2012, 05:19 PM   #7762
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Wiseblood, get your carbs synced. And check your air filter. That is way low. I am not someone that gets into the 40's. I have ranged from mid 20's (riding like a complete idiot in the city) to mid 30's (mixed city/highway commuting), but 20, even in the city might indicate something is amiss with your fueling setup. Or maybe you ride like a stinkin' lunatic and are doing burnouts at every light?
Well, to be fair:
-- I do ride a bit like an idiot.
-- All my miles have been in the city
-- I'm insanely huge: 6' 11" tall, about 300 lbs!

Friday ill be doing some proper highway miles, and I'll let you know how it goes!
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Old 10-03-2012, 05:24 PM   #7763
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300lbs.???

Don't walk, run and buy a 15t CS!
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Old 10-03-2012, 06:50 PM   #7764
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300lbs.???

Don't walk, run and buy a 15t CS!

Currently has one tooth smaller sprocket installed. I want for no torque.
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Old 10-03-2012, 07:33 PM   #7765
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Currently has one tooth smaller sprocket installed. I want for no torque.

My friend, you have no idea. Get the 15. I'm 205 and had one when I couldn't get a 44t rear anymore, the bike was unreal. The 16t doesn't even scratch the surface in comparison.
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Old 10-04-2012, 11:24 AM   #7766
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hi every body, i m from france, whatīs this tire tkcs 80, i want them. where cān i buy them ?

QUOTE=BuckMoto;19484791]I ordered a set of TKC-80s at the local dealer today and should have them Saturday or next Tuesday. I also got an email from Bike Bandit today saying they had them in our sizes too.

samppa2005 & snowhawk jockey - Thanks for the feedback on the tires. I'm looking forward to getting them dirty!

EastSideSM - sorry to hear that it's gonna be expensive.[/QUOTE]
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Old 10-04-2012, 11:53 AM   #7767
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hi every body, i m from france, whatīs this tire tkcs 80, i want them. where cān i buy them ?
In France you can get them for cheap from http://www.mynetmoto.com/
That's where i got them from.

To the 180/55
http://www.mynetmoto.com/motorradrei...radreifen.html

and 120/70
http://www.mynetmoto.com/motorradrei...radreifen.html
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Old 10-04-2012, 11:56 AM   #7768
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My friend, you have no idea. Get the 15. I'm 205 and had one when I couldn't get a 44t rear anymore, the bike was unreal. The 16t doesn't even scratch the surface in comparison.
This man knows what he speaks of. I have his old bike and I'm about 220 and the 15t is unreal.
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Old 10-04-2012, 11:58 AM   #7769
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Geoff, did ya hit 50k miles yet? That was the pace you were on last I heard!
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Old 10-04-2012, 12:35 PM   #7770
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Out of curiousity, what would symptoms of carbs not in sync be?
For me it was really bad fuel economy, rough running and hard starting. It got so bad that the bike wouldn't run at all, but it was something I didn't notice while it was happening, until it had gotten well past the rough /hard running/starting.

I also had an exhaust leak so I'm not sure which of those conditions was causing the really poor fuel economy.
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