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Old 07-22-2013, 12:34 AM   #5491
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How many miles do you guys get per tank when riding on-road?
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Old 07-22-2013, 01:52 AM   #5492
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That looked awesome. I will have to post some pics of my wife and I after our trip to big bend tx. In October.

hey JGPAGE2! welcome to this great website! I'm from Bastrop myself, and my family lives in Elgin off 1704!

and I went to big bend last October! lol small world, you will love it there. I went by my self though. loaded my plated XR 600 in the back of my truck and headed out west. stayed in the mountains the first night, and then at elephant tusk on black gap road the next two nights. I highly recommend that camp site if you will be on bikes. it is the most remote place in the park, and the best spot to hit all the good roads up, ( river road, pine canyon etc.) and you are not to far from the hot springs to go take a relaxing bath in.

take lots of pics, I want to see, and have a great time!

Edit: oh yeah here's a link to the xr600 thread where I posted my pics from last years trip !

http://advrider.com/forums/showthrea...1#post19906141
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Old 07-22-2013, 03:40 AM   #5493
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How many miles do you guys get per tank when riding on-road?
Yesterday I got 134.3 miles out of a tank. I had hoped to gas up, but the station wasn't open yet, so gassed up on the way back. I zero trip A, when the the gas gauge is flashing, so I know how far I can go. I figure 35 miles would be as far as I could get, based on average figures. When I filled up it was 1.784 gallons (tank is 2.06), so I guess I could have made it another 20 miles, but not exactly wanting to find out. I've got the 13t/SpeedoDRD corrected by Garmin. The stock speedometer is off, not sure by how much, never rode it stock with the Garmin. I'm thinking of caring an MSR bottle, just in case. That was mostly street.
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Old 07-22-2013, 05:42 AM   #5494
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I went to big bend last October! lol small world, you will love it there.
Great pics. Yup becky and i will be loading up the crf and riding it all the way,gona make a week long trip out of it should be a lot of fun. I am waiting on my cycleracks rack to get here today or tomarrow. will also be picking up an extra fuel can. already got the camp gear ready. probly take a couple of short shakedown rides in the mean time. camp over night to make sure we got every thing right.
If you hear of any good local rides let me know wouldnt mind going.
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Old 07-22-2013, 09:32 AM   #5495
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Yesterday I got 134.3 miles out of a tank. I had hoped to gas up, but the station wasn't open yet, so gassed up on the way back. I zero trip A, when the the gas gauge is flashing, so I know how far I can go. I figure 35 miles would be as far as I could get, based on average figures. When I filled up it was 1.784 gallons (tank is 2.06), so I guess I could have made it another 20 miles, but not exactly wanting to find out. I've got the 13t/SpeedoDRD corrected by Garmin. The stock speedometer is off, not sure by how much, never rode it stock with the Garmin. I'm thinking of caring an MSR bottle, just in case. That was mostly street.
Thanks for the info.

I really like the 250L, just wish it had a bigger gas tank.
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Old 07-22-2013, 09:41 AM   #5496
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Thanks for the info.

I really like the 250L, just wish it had a bigger gas tank.
The IMS 3 gallon should be available any time now.
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Old 07-22-2013, 03:36 PM   #5497
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The IMS 3 gallon should be available any time now.
Been hearing that since January, don't hold your breath on that one. ghead:
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Old 07-22-2013, 04:52 PM   #5498
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I cut away the internal part of the snorkel when I first got the bike and removed the snorkel entirely, along with the spark arrestor on the air filter, after I installed the EJK tuner.
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Could you tell any difference after removing the snorkel?
Power, performance, etc...?
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Old 07-22-2013, 04:54 PM   #5499
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Been hearing that since January, don't hold your breath on that one. ghead:
Sure be nice if they would just throw out the 3.1 idea and make one that would do some good. really need about 4 gallons.
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Old 07-22-2013, 06:08 PM   #5500
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What amazing machine!

I purchased it as a cheap low maintenance commuter. For the off road I have another bike, but I had pending the test of the LRP in a real 'dual sport' environment.

I've been surprised about his versatility and reasonable good response on the dirt.

Awesome machine for his price.

Some pictures, enjoy the landscape of Don Quijote's land ;)

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Old 07-22-2013, 06:16 PM   #5501
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IMHO: Shrink pnotos to at least 'Document Size' (1024X768) before posting.
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Old 07-22-2013, 06:58 PM   #5502
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What amazing machine!

I purchased it as a cheap low maintenance commuter. For the off road I have another bike, but I had pending the test of the LRP in a real 'dual sport' environment.

I've been surprised about his versatility and reasonable good response on the dirt.

Awesome machine for his price.

Some pictures, enjoy the landscape of Don Quijote's land ;)

Regards,

rOmpe.
Please re-size those pics or at the very least, just turn them all into links.

Those things are huge!
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Old 07-22-2013, 09:08 PM   #5503
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Got my new rack cycleracks rack today

Wow ordered on Friday and I got my new rack today on Monday and you know what the first thing did today when I got home.. Yup installed it and took pictures but since I don't know how to post pics to this site I can't show you it's very nice sturdy and fits well can't wait not to be a noob any more so I can show y'all.
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Old 07-23-2013, 12:32 AM   #5504
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IMHO: Shrink pnotos to at least 'Document Size' (1024X768) before posting.
Sorry, I thought the forum self-calibrate the size of pictures, like in many others. Give me a few minutes, now in the office ;)

Until I manage to resize, you can use CTRL+ '+' and CTRL + '-' or CTRL and your mouse's wheel to change size of pictures to match your screen ;)
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Old 07-23-2013, 01:49 AM   #5505
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Kiwi,

Could you tell any difference after removing the snorkel?
Power, performance, etc...?
The bike certainly sounded a bit better and felt slightly better when I cut away the internal snorkel (along with 13t front sprocket). Definately felt stronger and sounded better once I installed the EJK, pulled the snorkel and cut off the backfire screen. In hindsight, I could have easily lived with just the 13t sprocket upgrade, but I like the improvement the EJK has given the bike so I am happy.
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