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light started blinking at 160 miles went ten more miles before i could get gas. filled her up and it only took four gallons so i had about a gallon left. comes out to about 42 mpg is this about what every one elese is getting .
 
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Ditto and ditto.

Lamont and I are gonna do 200 miles on a tank while riding to Sturgis. We just have to hope there will be a gas station around the 200 mile marker.
 

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Exactly 42 here....unless I "romp" on her....then she gets around 36.
Pretty much the same here :doorag:
 

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yep, fuel gauge may be off but thank god the low fuel light is right on. I usually fill up when it starts flashing. Tank will hold little over 4 gallons like 4.2 and trip meter read 160. Pushed it a little the other day and went until the light lit up steady. 196 miles on the trip meter and took 4.8 to fill up. If the tank holds 5.2 then I had 0.4 gallons left. This worked out to 41 mpg and was my first trip of that distance and even included a 40 minute gridlock of mostly idle time on one highway. It is definitely getting better mileage after break in. I am now up to 1500 miles and running 10-50w Repsol synthetic.
 

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You guys and 42mpg...I can never get more than a little over 38...course I CAN NEVER STAY OUT OF THE THROTTLE THROUGH A WHOLE TANK OF GAS EITHER!!! :eek: :eek: :eek: ::) I'm ok...I'm ok..just need another beer!! Wheeeew... 8)
 

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Ya know... i am going to have to try and see if I can get 200 miles out of a tank of gas on this beast.... my light always starts blinking around the 120-140 miles range (136 is the highest yet)... And i never thought i was being all that "rough" on her....
Maybe i am just enjoying those twisties a lil to much.. :D
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I can only get 200 per tank if I run a consistant speed and no playing around.

At 170 miles, I filled up and I still had over a gallon of fuel. So you figure 38-42 mpg would easily put me over 200. But why chance it, just stop at 180, top off, and drive on..
 

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I can never get better than 40 mpg on a highway run. My average is about 36 just running around, I now have over 4000 mile's on the bike.
 

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I just pushed mine the farthest yet the other week and filled up at 184 miles. I got a little warry when the gas light stopped blinking and just stayed on. Any word on how long you have when the light does that?
 

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I get around 36-38 usually. Coming down from Alpine AZ to Showlow with a few side trips, I got almost 50, but that was 55 (yawn) and downhill all the way.
 

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x_caliber50 said:
I just pushed mine the farthest yet the other week and filled up at 184 miles. I got a little warry when the gas light stopped blinking and just stayed on. Any word on how long you have when the light does that?
Supposed to have 1/2 a gallon of gas left when it comes on solid... I haven't taken it that far to find out yet... (only have 900 miles on mine)
 

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i get between 160 and 180 before the light starts blinking. never run it much past that thought. nice to now that it will stay on constant whenyou really need gas.
 

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x_caliber50 said:
I just pushed mine the farthest yet the other week and filled up at 184 miles. I got a little warry when the gas light stopped blinking and just stayed on. Any word on how long you have when the light does that?
When mine did that and I filled up less than 2 miles later I had .3 gallons left ,so when the light goes solid theres not much left , I had rode around 40mi with it blinking though :bigthumbsup:
 

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brbluetele said:
You guys and 42mpg...I can never get more than a little over 38...course I CAN NEVER STAY OUT OF THE THROTTLE THROUGH A WHOLE TANK OF GAS EITHER!!! :eek: :eek: :eek: ::) I'm ok...
Ditto!! 38 is about my max!!
 
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