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post #1761 of 1799 (permalink) Old 07-02-2016, 01:33 AM
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Had they made them available with the engine/tranny from the NT700, I would have given one of those strong consideration.
The $15K MSRP killed it more than anything, for that kind of coin you had your choice of numerous other new bikes with twice the motor.

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O a new bike at less than half the price that is lighter and has at least as much power lol

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The DN-01 was powered by a second generation NT650 Hawk motor/third generation TransAlp/Shadow 600 mill. Displacement was bumped up to 700cc for the second gen DeauVille and then it was utilized for the automatic DN platform.

So for $5K less you could get the same engine (with slightly better performance via the manual tranny) and some OEM luggage on a model from the same manufacturer that sat right next to it in the same showroom.

There may have been other factors contributing to its stagnant sales figures, but I can't think of one that could possibly top its incredibly high asking price.

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Around 50mpg for a Yamaha XJ6-N 2009
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I ride an XL 1200R and get a solid 49 MPG on my daily commute, mostly interstate highway.
I haven't gauged it yet, (having only owned this particular bike for about a week now) but........with a six gallon tank, I'll be happy if I can get 45 mph, and they tell me that that is quite reasonable to anticipate.

When I take. My first "long" trip on it, I'll report back.

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I managed to squeeze this out of my 1700cc Nomad the other day


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The DN-01 was powered by a second generation NT650 Hawk motor/third generation TransAlp/Shadow 600 mill. Displacement was bumped up to 700cc for the second gen DeauVille and then it was utilized for the automatic DN platform.

So for $5K less you could get the same engine (with slightly better performance via the manual tranny) and some OEM luggage on a model from the same manufacturer that sat right next to it in the same showroom.

There may have been other factors contributing to its stagnant sales figures, but I can't think of one that could possibly top its incredibly high asking price.
Put that engine (the manual shift version) in a 600VLX or Shadow 750RS, and you would have one really nice bike

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Put that engine (the manual shift version) in a 600VLX or Shadow 750RS, and you would have one really nice bike
Technically they did, the 600/650 Trans Alp and 650/700 NT/DeauVille engine was the 600 Shadow engine with a dual pin crank and slightly larger jugs. You could literally swap the older ones (650) directly into the 600 Shadow frame with very minimal frame modifications, the bottom ends bolted right up the issue was the height of the jugs in relation to the backbones of the Shadow frame. From what I've read the 700 merely added even larger jugs to the 650 design.

Some folks have even gone so far as to simply swap the 650 jugs & pistons/con rods onto their 600 motors to retain the single pin cadence.

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I had a bad run on the Rebel with this most recent tank at 68mpg. Mostly due to the fact that it (along with the rest of the fleet) sat for 9 months while I endured an Achilles tendon injury/surgery/recovery...I just got back in the saddle a couple weeks ago. I'm pretty sure the next tank of fresh fuel will net the 70+ figures I am accustomed to with this bike.

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My last bike averaged 57 MPG, on a good day
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Thats when I wasnt getting on it
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I had a bad run on the Rebel with this most recent tank at 68mpg. Mostly due to the fact that it (along with the rest of the fleet) sat for 9 months while I endured an Achilles tendon injury/surgery/recovery...I just got back in the saddle a couple weeks ago. I'm pretty sure the next tank of fresh fuel will net the 70+ figures I am accustomed to with this bike.
With that 9 month old ethanol purged out of the system, I netted a more familiar 74mpg on this last tank.

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I don't think I ever reported on the Vision, it gets 42-45 mpg according to the dash computer the way I ride it.

My wife's Chieftain gets a slightly disappointing 40-42 according to the computer. It seems to be getting better as it continues to loosen up, she has close to 5000 miles after 6 weeks so it's getting to the point that it's well broken in.

When we ride together and fill up the tanks together she has ALWAYS taken about 1/4 to 1/2 gallon more fuel than me, so the ratio at least seems accurate. I have a bigger tank too so on trips I ignore my gas gauge and tell her to watch hers, as long as she is still running I have plenty.

I know I should really try tracking the mileage the old fashioned way and see if it's accurate on the dash but I'm lazy :-)
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Only 523 miles on the odometer, but I'm getting a little over 48 mpg on my FJR. My commute is very hilly so not much flat riding.
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All the 250 bikes I had got around 65-70 mpg. My regular size bikes, (500-900cc), all pretty much stayed around 45-50 mpg.
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Mine is HARLEY-DAVIDSON Street Glide getting around 38-42 . Happy so far.
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My KTM 390 Duke gets 60 mpg. I usually have to fill up every 100-120 miles.
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V Star 1300 gets 47-50 depending on highway vs city


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06 GL 1800. depends on how I am riding. Usually 45 to 48 mpg. Heavy interstate riding, down to the low 40's. The 900 Vulcan almost always just a little under the wing.
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On my ride today, on the back roads through the country, my instant read-out showed 60+ mpg. The last 45 miles of the 125, were on the Turnpike doing an 85 mph cruise and it was 50+ on the trip computer.

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90 mpg for Bajaj pulsar. Its great economy
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This is up for riding condition.

I averagly ride between 80-90 km/hr BMW GS gives 25-30 in it.
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Not quite enough, I ran out a mile from home today....


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I have a 2017 Ducati SuperSport which I just did a long ride on back roads and my average consumption reading on the display is 44.3. That's about what I had expected, though I'd be nice if it were a bit better.
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2007 Yamaha V-Star 650 Classic. I've got a bit over 1000 miles on her on the road now (not counting riding around the neighborhood practicing, as this is my first bike.)

I am consistently getting 47 - 48 mpg, except on one ride with a couple of friends up to Helen, GA and back, 144.1 miles total and much of it highway. That one came in at 51.67.
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I'm sure I have posted in this thread in the past, but I am putting it here again.
I just changed windscreens (last night) and want to see if it changes my MPG.


As of yesterday I was getting a pretty consistent 49 MPG, solo riding to work.
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Lady I got my Aero from said it got 45mpg, haven't checked it, don't care. It goes where I want it to. Fill up at 100 miles, good nuff for me.
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I have a CB125F and Honda claims it can do 145mpg. Personally, I probably am not getting that. Still, it's cheap to refuel and on my average useage if I am just going to work and doing any trips to the shop, a full tank might last me three weeks and still get me to work every day and take me out. I should probably have tested how many miles I've done this week though, I fueled her up Sunday, done my normal work thing and two bigger trips. I'd probably say it could be 150 miles, I know my trip Wednesday was 60 (there and back), I think the one on Sunday was about 40 and could probably have done 50 going to work and any small trips to the shop. And I am probably going to top her up again tomorrow.


For the complaints I have about the lack of power and acceleration, she is still a well-built bike that works well and is very fuel efficient.

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39mpg over the last 7k with my '16 S1000XR wearing panniers almost all of that time. 90% secondary roads. She is a thirsty beast.
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Average 45 mostly city on the Nighthawk 750
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My Yamaha YG1 supposedly gets 165-170mpg
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My '99 Goldwing 1500 gets right about 42 mpg most of the time.
I understand that this is pretty good for these beasts.

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