Gas Mileage- post 'em up!

Discussion in 'The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths' started by Dysco, Mar 24, 2005.

  1. Bunny Wigglesworth

    Bunny Wigglesworth Long timer

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    Sorry missed the part about 4 wheels.
  2. PackRat

    PackRat Huey Guns Supporter

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    2002 GSA - 40 mpg +/- depending on load:clap
  3. Wind_Rider

    Wind_Rider Long timer

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    '06 Buell Ulysses 51 - 55 MPG commuting, 53 - 59 MPG out on the road.
  4. ZenPuddleJumper

    ZenPuddleJumper No more tickets, please.

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    '06 K1200R 750miles so far 39mpg
    -b
  5. Diesel_GSA

    Diesel_GSA Been here awhile

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  6. Geezerider

    Geezerider Just coastin'

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  7. Achtung

    Achtung Wicked Pisssah Adventurer Supporter

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  8. GS Addict

    GS Addict Pepperfool Supporter

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    Logged over 60000 miles

    Converted to us measure (mpg)

    Best 50.7 (level, speed limit, 2 up, unigo trailer, tailwind)
    Average 39.7 (usually around rural town)
    Worst 34.9 ( Winter months, excessive levels of testosterone)

    Don't ask about the oil..........[​IMG]
  9. BikerDave

    BikerDave Greybeard Rider

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    My VS1400- about 44mpg
    KLR650 A16- 54-58mpg
    XL500R - 60-65mpg
    XS650 - 55-58 mpg

    Mostly rural open roads, some in-town
  10. pburke

    pburke Talks more than he rides

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    2001 Honda XR650R - 15-45 gearing (taller than stock), Edelbrock carb

    pretty consistent 50mpg for highway/gravel road mix
  11. r3r3r

    r3r3r Wildebeast

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    Hondas - I get 70 MPG :D with my NX250, same on my XR250L. I just got my NX650, but I think it's around 55 MPG so far...
  12. blackbirdzach

    blackbirdzach Daily Adventurer

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  13. Grok

    Grok Long timer

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    1998 R1100GS

    under 70 mph (indicated) touring 50-51 mpg secondary roads
    70 mph (indicated) 45 ish mpg superslabs
    80 mph (indicated) 39 ish mpg (over 1000 mile iron butt ride)

    around town don't want to know

    bone stock except Bosch 4417 plugs
    Factory recommended tire pressures

    Chevron mid-grade California "near gas", finely tuned.
  14. R100PDave

    R100PDave Super Dave

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    '95 R100PD 40-42 solo/two-up does'nt seem to matter
  15. 4uuCtV

    4uuCtV ...

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    2006 KLR650, city stop and go commute, 1st full up: 56 mpg.
  16. gunnerbuck

    gunnerbuck Island Hopper

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    03 KTM 640 Adventure, mixed Hwy and backroads I get 49-55 MPG {US}, I just returned recently from a 1400 Mile cruise traveling fully loaded with a passenger and still averaged better than 50MPG.
  17. Jack_

    Jack_ Addict

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    anyone know what an SV650 gets for mileage? FI version better?
  18. andmoon

    andmoon Long timer

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    86 r80rt highway ~40mpg, back roads ~48mpg.
    03 sv1k 48 42


    sv650 should break 60mpg on a mileage run and do close to 50 fo day to day riding.
  19. Questor

    Questor More Undestructable

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    05 1200GS @ 60mph easy roads = 45 mpg
    01 F650 GS @ 60mph easy roads = 62 mpg

    Q~
  20. evilnetwork

    evilnetwork i am mighty

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    02 1150 gs 32-41

    rpm's between 3k and 4.5k (usually)