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Hi folks,

People have been talking about mileage quite a bit lately and I've been tracking mine for a couple of thousand KM so I thought I'd share.

I use a PDA as my cell phone so I just fire this in every time I fill up as I have a spreadsheet set up to track this. Please note that the odometer reading is in KM and the fuel put into the bike is in L but the mileage is in MPG because it allows me to compare to what other folks talk about on the forum.

Any questions are welcome.

Also please note that I've done no mods other than what you see in the picture and what's listed. There are no engine or fuel/air mods on the bike.

 

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As a quick note too:

Fast 2 up highway is about 80-95 MPH
Slow is around 60-70 MPH
City abuse is just what it sounds like.
City is just what it sounds like.
Henday is about 50 MPH, it's a ring road.
 

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No comments? really? . . .
 

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Looks like slower speeds yield better mileage.

More interesting data would also include:
- Octane Rating
- Brand of Fuel
- If the fuel contained Ethanol
 

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Scotto said:
Looks like slower speeds yield better mileage.

More interesting data would also include:
- Octane Rating
89
- Brand of Fuel
Typically Petro Canada
- If the fuel contained Ethanol
Nope, I don't use the ethanol blended gasolines.
 

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Man gas must be frickin high there !!!!!!

I dont know about others but I never cared about the mileage nor the gal. used or any of that. Simply ..it was 8 $ to fillup and i had went aprox 160 miles. I went about 3 hrs for 8 $,

My Ford 4x4 would be 40$ for the same and not near the fun. :roll: :wink:
 

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haveme1: The Unit of measure in Canada is Liters or Litres (however you choose) also used to be called "Imperial Gallon" (larger than the US).

Sturat: Since Honda recomends 87 Octane, it would be interesting to see if there any difference in mileage.

btw.... In my 1300S I also use 89 Octane... seems like the bike runs better (probably all in my head) I average 42 miles per gallon. Always ride "one up" tires at 40psi front & rear stock Dunnies. I don't ride too aggressive.... just a little sometimes.
I always use Sunoco fuel. HK3" longs Kury Hypercharger with re-jetted carbs.
 
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