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The Kawasaki X-300 gets an amazing 70 MPG. I've never had another bike that could get anywhere near that. With a 4.5 gallon tank it has some good range between fill ups.
 

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I have never actually done the exact math...all 4 of my street bikes get between 42 and 48. The V-Strom is on the high end, Thunderbird on the low end. The other 2 Triumphs are somewhere in between. I am in the process of getting all 3 of my dual sports back on the road. I imagine they will do better. Vanessa's little 250 Virago supposedly gets closer to 70. It hasn't been ridden much since we got it to find out.
 

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The Kawasaki X-300 gets an amazing 70 MPG. I've never had another bike that could get anywhere near that. With a 4.5 gallon tank it has some good range between fill ups.
The most I've ever got with my Indian is 48mpg and I've never been able to repeat it. Was one of those very odd days where I had a strong tail wind going and the wind changed so I had a strong tail wind on the return, plus going much slower than I usually ride. But I have tried to repeat it and have failed every time I've tried. I didn't try that one time. It just happened. Weird how that works. I do check fuel mileage on every fill up and keep track with FUELLY app on my cell phone. So if it ever happens again I'll know. Still waiting. :(
 
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The most I've ever got with my Indian is 48mpg and I've never been able to repeat it. Was one of those very odd days where I had a strong tail wind going and the wind changed so I had a strong tail wind on the return, plus going much slower than I usually ride. But I have tried to repeat it and have failed every time I've tried. I didn't try that one time. It just happened. Weird how that works. I do check fuel mileage on every fill up and keep track with FUELLY app on my cell phone. So if it ever happens again I'll know. Still waiting. :(
What do you usually get? 45?
 

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According to Fuelly, since I bought my R1150RT I've ridden about 22,900 miles and gotten an average 41.8 mpg.

Fuelly doesn't have any capability for tracking fun per mile. :)
 

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Do you have any videos of your trials runs? l would love to see it
I will if I can find a free site to post them on (y)
here's one I call, attempting to catch a flying motorcycle in my front yard :LOL: I don't recommend it.
Warning: Do not attempt any stunts you see here they were performed by crazy people
 

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I will if I can find a free site to post them on (y)
here's one I call, attempting to catch a flying motorcycle in my front yard :LOL: I don't recommend it.
Warning: Do not attempt any stunts you see here they were performed by crazy people

What if any damage does something like that do?
 
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It looks to me like his safety man got the worst of it too.
 
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Around 100 mpg with my Honda PCX 150, only 37 with the Goldwing.
 

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AT just did 45.5 mpg.
 

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36 average on todays 105 mile ride @ 50 to 70 mph on the new Spyder.
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36 average on todays 105 mile ride @ 50 to 70 mph on the new Spyder.
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You'll find that's about it. You might see 38 - 40mph but not average. For the size of that machine that's darn good mileage. Not to mention what one might be adding to it to carry. (tip-toeing here) :rolleyes:
 
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Not certain how accurate it is, but the Versys 1000 has "avg mpg" on the TFT display. Don't pay any attention to it, never reset it, so I just went and checked.... 6,700+ miles on the bike, and it shows 47 and a fraction for an average.
 
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