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View Results: What is the most MILES you've ridden in a day (24 hrs)?
Less than 200 7 1.37%
201-400 51 9.96%
401-600 89 17.38%
601-800 132 25.78%
801-1000 86 16.80%
1001-1200 92 17.97%
1201-1400 26 5.08%
1400+!!! 29 5.66%
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Old 04-17-2012, 07:53 PM   #151
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Went 500ish on a trip to niagara last summer on a goldwing. It's a wing so it's not as much of a challenge ;)

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Old 04-17-2012, 08:03 PM   #152
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Location: Austin, TX
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on a V-Strom 1000

Back in 2008, I rode around 944 miles from Orlando, FL to somewhere in northern Indiana. Started at just before 4 am and stopped around 11 pm. I wasn't trying to do 1k miles but to just make time. We (a riding buddy and my dad in his truck) only stopped because we were tired.

My buddy and I rode around 6500-ish miles on that trip. The Orlando to Indiana trip was just the first leg of a mid-West US, Eastern Canada and East coast US tour.

Maybe I'll break the 1k distance barrier one day, I'm not necessarily interested in doing an Iron Butt to get a certificate, though.
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Old 04-18-2012, 10:36 AM   #153
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I've had many a day in that 400-600 mile range which are pretty easy but have never gone any further than that. Usually when I'm with a group traveling there are one or two guys who start to get cranky if you push too far or hard. If it were just me I'd be fine doing 600+ as long as it wasn't back to back to back or I got a few days off after the big mile days.
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Old 04-18-2012, 03:12 PM   #154
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Joined: Jul 2005
Location: Halfway between Munich and Redditch.
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Aprilia Caponord back in July, 2004.
aprox. 700 miles
Missoula Mt. to Eugene, Oregon
Took a total of 13 hours.
Left Missoula at 6:00 AM, stopped for breakfast In Lewiston, ID, lunch in Hood River, Oregon.
gassed up each time, and one additional gas stop in between breakfast and lunch, and between Lunch and final destination.

Normally, I like to do 300-500 mile days. I needed to get home in one day.
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Old 04-19-2012, 09:11 AM   #155
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1260 in 1 day

Started at 0400 and stopped at 2130
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Old 04-19-2012, 09:25 AM   #156
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That's haulin' butt. 72mph overall average. How many stops?

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Old 04-19-2012, 03:39 PM   #157
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That's haulin' butt. 72mph overall average. How many stops?

Ron
Best I've been able to do on a long day was 64.5 mph.

775 miles in 12 hours. NW Arkansas to Santa Fe. 650 of that was on I-40 in OK, TX, and NM.

Limited range on my LeMans meant I had to make four fuel stops. At one of the stops, I grabbed a sandwich for lunch.

I didn't dally at the fuel stops. The only way I can see making up any time would be a bigger fuel tank and drop the stops to three or two.

On another long day, I did 940 miles in 15 hours between Salida CO and NW Arkansas, averaging 62.5 mph. Again, my 160/170 mile range was a limiting factor. I did stop for a sit-down meal at a Subway in Dumas TX. Took longer than I should at some of the fuel stops.

It's hard to get an overall average past 65 mph!
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Old 04-19-2012, 04:48 PM   #158
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My neice needed a ride to scranton pa before going into the service.
Left Allentown, pa 3am- to Roanoke Va by 9am 400mi. Sat for 2 hours, loaded all her gear, and back to Allentown by 7pm . 800 total in mid July on a Concours. Way too hot! I was moving , very little snacks, and Power-Aid, and Advil before I left.
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Old 04-19-2012, 06:06 PM   #159
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Miles: 1,208
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Old 04-19-2012, 06:35 PM   #160
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I don't keep track but have done prolly a dozen 1000 mile days. But my longest was:

Babb Montana to Evansville Wisconsin
Honda VTX 1800 with an enlarged gas tank
1426 miles
23 hours 50 minutes
I did take a few catnaps
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Old 04-19-2012, 08:57 PM   #161
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Joined: Oct 2005
Location: TX USA
Oddometer: 34
Bike: 2007 BMW F650 GS
Miles: 1,092
Trip: Austin TX to Roswell NM and back for my Saddlesore 1000. Wife and kids were out of town so I had some free time.
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Old 04-19-2012, 09:21 PM   #162
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650 to 700 miles
Alabama to Texas on the way to Big Bend. Left after noon and got through Houston a little after midnight. Not the most enjoyable day in the saddle...........
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Old 04-21-2012, 05:31 PM   #163
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Still no takers on the <200 miles/day?
I'll bite.
Bike: 19730 BMW R60/5
Miles: 120
Trip: Today. Rode a little over an hour this morning to go to the "Spring Warm Up" at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Oh (dragstrip). 40 and overcast going there, stood outside for 5 hours in 40 degrees and overcast, rode an hour back in the same. As I got home the sun came out and the temp shot up to 50, right on time. On the plus side I just broke 5000 miles total riding experience.
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Old 04-21-2012, 07:48 PM   #164
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A long time ago finishing a round trip from Orlando to Front Royal, VA riding the full length of the Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive. Raleigh, NC to Orlando.

Bike: BMW R100rs
Mileage: 600
Time: right at 9 hours flat.
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Old 04-22-2012, 11:30 AM   #165
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Longest single day - 680ish miles, Quebec City, QC to Toronto, ON superslab with camping gear

Multi Day - 1750ish miles not counting the ferry, 3 days - Toronto, ON to Toronto, ON via Manitoulin Island, Sudbury, North Bay, Petawawa, Kingston riding from pretty much sunrise until I got bored (or followed by LEO's because nothing else was on the road) every day
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