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I've done over 300 miles now, and calculated from the last fill up it is giving me an amazing 60.9 mpg, which means a full tank should give me the best part of 180 miles :D (although I wouldn't wait that long before filling!).

This may of course be a reflection of my riding :eek: but I don't think I have ridden too much like a 'granny' :rolleyes:, I had done 120 miles when I filled up and only put 8.98litres in the tank (no fuel light had come on, I was doing a longish run and didn't want to have to stop to fuel).

The bike has had a varied running in - which has consisted of dual carriageways, town (stop/start), lots of country lanes, hills and bends. I've been up and down the range of recommended rpms apart from the first trip where I totally forgot I was supposed to be being careful and went a tad faster than I should have .. :confused:

I'm very pleased as I hadn't expected it to be as much :)
 

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I've done over 300 miles now, and calculated from the last fill up it is giving me an amazing 60.9 mpg, which means a full tank should give me the best part of 180 miles :D (although I wouldn't wait that long before filling!).

This may of course be a reflection of my riding :eek: but I don't think I have ridden too much like a 'granny' :rolleyes:, I had done 120 miles when I filled up and only put 8.98litres in the tank (no fuel light had come on, I was doing a longish run and didn't want to have to stop to fuel).

The bike has had a varied running in - which has consisted of dual carriageways, town (stop/start), lots of country lanes, hills and bends. I've been up and down the range of recommended rpms apart from the first trip where I totally forgot I was supposed to be being careful and went a tad faster than I should have .. :confused:

I'm very pleased as I hadn't expected it to be as much :)
That's great news. And it's still being broken in, so might get even better mileage.
 

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I agree about the fun but want to know how many miles I'm likely to achieve before having to stop for fuel!
I just work on filling up every 100 miles or thereabouts. Never run out so far. :)
I agree with both of you.
I don't consider mpg. I've no idea about that on any of my bikes.
What I do do is zero the trip after every fuel stop and as El Toro said, ride to around a certain mileage to suit whatever bike I'm on.
Like Little Owl said, I need to know tank range, especially when touring. My wife's Diavel has less range than my bike, so the fuel stops are based on that (approx120-130mls), and we manage the stops to suit bike range then maybe a meal break to match in.

Just a habit, one of my better ones.
 

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I agree with both of you.
I don't consider mpg. I've no idea about that on any of my bikes.
What I do do is zero the trip after every fuel stop and as El Toro said, ride to around a certain mileage to suit whatever bike I'm on.
Like Little Owl said, I need to know tank range, especially when touring. My wife's Diavel has less range than my bike, so the fuel stops are based on that (approx120-130mls), and we manage the stops to suit bike range then maybe a meal break to match in.

Just a habit, one of my better ones.
If this is the case I want a smaller tank. more fuel for the bike and the belly!
 
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