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  1. Just got my permit and ready to find the right bike!

    First Bike / New Rider
    I am 6' 1" and weigh ~225 pounds. I have a driver's license and recently got my motorcycle permit. I am looking for a vehicle that can offer me an affordable price, high fuel efficiency, enough power to ride on highways for road trips, and comfortability all around. I am a college student who...
  2. Mileage concerns

    Motorcycle Repair
    I recently purchased a 1997 Triumph Thunderbird. I've been tracking the mileage with every fill up of the tank. I've gone from 47 mpg, to 42, and yesterday was at 39 mpg. I know mileage can vary, but this seems like a bit much. What should I check and/or be aware of that would make the...
  3. Finding a fuel efficient bike

    First Bike / New Rider
    How do you research the fuel efficiency of a bike? I'm looking for something 400-750cc and hoping to get close to 60MPG. I've been to a few showrooms and, of course, this specification is not readily available. So I take down the model and year and stuff, and Google something like "kawasaki...
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