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what sort of distance should i be able to reach with the 5 gallon tank around town and on trip. what is your experience??
 

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Cruising on the hwy, I can get 150-160mi out of a tank. Around town, goosing it just for fun and being a general hooligan I get about 120-130mi if I'm lucky.
 

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145 miles and I fill 3.8 gals, I have never run dry but I figure 180 miles
BTW I drive very nicely!
 

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145-150 before I REALLY start looking for petro.
 

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Best i have got with a mix of fast and slow is 300 kms or 185 miles...

Usually have to fill with around 4 litres or a gallon ...
 

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most I've put in my tank 4.8 gallons, riding 178 miles. I generally look for gas at 150 miles regardless of in town or highway mileage.
 

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NightMare said:
Cruising on the hwy, I can get 150-160mi out of a tank. Around town, goosing it just for fun and being a general hooligan I get about 120-130mi if I'm lucky.

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mrfredsporty said:
what sort of distance should i be able to reach with the 5 gallon tank around town and on trip. what is your experience??
That is a loaded question, fuel mileage varies greatly on this bike according to how you ride and what speed your cruising at. If you cruise at 55-60 you can get as much as 5-10 miles to the gallon more then you do if your cruising at 80. Keep track of your mileage for a while and it will give you a good idea how much you use average and then figure on no more then 4.5 gallons. There is no reason to pump the last bit out, it is very hard on submerged electric pumps. I know people run them out all the time but the pumps performance suffers a little each time they do.
 

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still runnin' in the dx, so nothing over 7000 rpm for now, but cruisin around town in dubai (ie up to 115 mph on the highways mixed with stuck in crawling traffic jams) I just topped out today and got 41 mpg. so I guess if I got a 5 gall tank, I'm gettin' 200+
like I say, am not driving like a crazy mf******r, but still......
 
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