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So how many miles is everybody getting on a full tank? I've got about 1100 miles on mine so far and I'm averaging about 240 miles. Is this about right or does anybody get more? then again, it might be because I'm normally doing about 80-85 on the freeway most of the time.:rolleyes:
 

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My ecu is telling me 41, I ride like a kid who just got out of high school every chance I get.

Hemiwes- Love the sig!!!
 

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Thanks classic! My sig is definately the truth! So it seems like I'm getting about the same as everybody else.
 

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So how many miles is everybody getting on a full tank? I've got about 1100 miles on mine so far and I'm averaging about 240 miles. Is this about right or does anybody get more? then again, it might be because I'm normally doing about 80-85 on the freeway most of the time.:rolleyes:
That's pretty good mileage... my electronics tell me I'm averaging about 47 mpg and the "fill it up" light comes on at about 190-200. I know from painful experince that it runs out at about 225. Have about 4k miles on it now.

Bob
 

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I get about 240 a tank on my 2012 Classic. Commuting every day, 40-miles or so of the commute is on a traffic filled road. The rest at between 80-90+. I have 8k on the odometer. I ride like Clem does.
 

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I've got 6234 miles now on my 2012 and I'm averaging 47MPG. I fill up at 200 miles no matter what. Its never fun to push a bike in full riding gear in the summer ;-)
 

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Got 10,000 miles now. Get 47 mpg avg. Just like fleuger99, I fill up at 200 and take a break, regardless. No sense in putting a heat burden on the fuel pump for no reason. The three times that I ran the tank down low, the fuel strip was exactly spot-on in remaining mileage estimates. Mileage has not suffered with the side panniers, cruising at 60-75mph.
 

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I'm at the 6500 mile mark and I'm getting better than 250 miles per tank (5.5 US Gal).

I am getting upwards of 45MPG at this point.

I use it for commuting and average 40mph on backroads and 80mph on the highway.
 

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I usually average around 50-60 mpg, but I like letting the bike relax in a high gear and rarely push it.
 

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Hard to say with true Chicago stop and go, but with any stretch of street in between, I'd say high 40's.
 

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Too good to be true!

Hold the phone! Took the highway (60-75mph cruising) to the mountains
and got fantastic mileage in the mountains. 15 hours with only 2 cold starts. 61mpg? LOL I can't believe this. Gotta' be wrong. Usually get 47 avg. Figured the first tank was over-filled, and the next tank wasn't filled up at all. So, did my routine work commute and averaged the next tank in, just to be sure. Made sure to cram in as much gas as I could. Hey, 56 mpg avg. for the three tanks of gas. Was drDave right? Can taking it easy in 6th gear deliver such great figures? Fresh oil change. New filter. Brand new BT-023s. 2.6 F 3.0R (I know, too much) I still think it was all the downhill coasting in the mountains that inflated the figures. I'm not patient enough to try and go slow to get better mileage. 3rd & 4th gears are waaaay too much fun to be frugal. 45mpg, here I come.
 

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Hold the phone! Took the highway (60-75mph cruising) to the mountains
and got fantastic mileage in the mountains. 15 hours with only 2 cold starts. 61mpg? LOL I can't believe this. Gotta' be wrong. Usually get 47 avg. Figured the first tank was over-filled, and the next tank wasn't filled up at all. So, did my routine work commute and averaged the next tank in, just to be sure. Made sure to cram in as much gas as I could. Hey, 56 mpg avg. for the three tanks of gas. Was drDave right? Can taking it easy in 6th gear deliver such great figures? Fresh oil change. New filter. Brand new BT-023s. 2.6 F 3.0R (I know, too much) I still think it was all the downhill coasting in the mountains that inflated the figures. I'm not patient enough to try and go slow to get better mileage. 3rd & 4th gears are waaaay too much fun to be frugal. 45mpg, here I come.
completely off subject but you don't see this everyday. Clem do you have an air gauge that reads BAR or do you convert just to be a rockstar?
 

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Of course, I just wanna be a rock star.:p My tire gauge has both scales printed on it, but everything in Japan is metric, so BARS are what I'm used to here. Distance is Kilometers, speed is km/hr. My old torque wrench has both pounds & Newton meters on the scale, but I only look at the Nm. Sorry if it throws you. I spent a lot of time on the computer changing the km/l to mpg. It was a real PITA. When I remembered the higher tire pressure would increase mileage slightly, I added the tire pressure, but
forgot to change it.:D BMW says F 2.5/36 R 2.9/42
I used F 2.6/37.7 and R 3/43.5 (because I'm a rock star:p)

Hey Classic, Completely off the subject, but I just realized where you got the inspiration for your exhaust tip.
 

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BARS or PSI

Hi Clem; I have a digital tire pressure gage that reads PSI, BAR and KPA kilopascals, for anyone who has not achieved true rockstar status);so conversion would not be necessary. I was not a fan of digital gauges, having seen my younger, rockstar days pass me by, but my analog gauge broke and the digital was the only one that the store where I was had that would fit in between the front rotor and the Schrader valve. Having compared its performance to the performance of several analog gauges since i bought it, i am pleasantly surprised at its accuracy and ease of use. It was not very expensive either. If it would make your life easier when communing with us here in the land of PSI, drop me a pm with your address and i will send you one.
 

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i rarely push my 2010 roadster real hard and am getting 51-52 m.p.g. have only had the low fuel indicator come on once. mostly ride with other riders who invariably tank up more often so i top off when they do.
 
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