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How much is everyone getting on average on a full tank of Gas? My VRSDX gas gauge seems to have a mind of its own and I'm trying to determine what the optimal refueling point based on the trip counter is.

So far i'm doing refuel at around 125 kms (77 miles) with 70/30 of city/hwy riding.

you guys?
 

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With 5 gallons and conservative riding (riding with the geezer glide crowd) I have managed 205 miles, filling up told me I should never press my luck again. 180 miles would be safe normal cruising. Only get about 100 riding with the Vrod group, never under 6000rpm :D
 

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170-180 miles between fill-ups should be about right if you're just cruising, much less if you're hooligan-ing. :D
How much fuel does it take to top-off when you refuel at 125km? Do a quick calculation based on that to see how far you could have gone on a full tank.
 

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3.5 gal tank, so I don't push it much beyond 100mi. I'm getting about 35mpg here in the summer but it seems to vary slightly (3~5mpg) between fuel providers...sometimes as low as 25mpg in the winter months. Typically use premium fuel, cruise at 4500-5000 rpm with the occasional blip up to 7-8k rpm.
 

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As you can see this really depends on how you ride. If it is very easy and low RPMs I can see the guys that are getting 170 to 180 miles per tank. If you vary between cruising easy and running fast at times getting the RPMs up I would say between 130 and 150 miles per tank. If you are always riding it hard and have the RPMs over 5K I would get gas around 110 to 120. This is all with a 5 gallon tank.
 

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Ridden sanely 250klm's usually takes 17 litres.
 

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I can go 200km and under $20 Canadian or > than 13L filling to the top.Try to keep it at no less than 1/4 tank to keep the fuel pump happy.
 

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5 gallon tank. The light comes on @ around 95 miles. I go between 145-160 miles then I fill up.
 

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3.2 gallon tank...I got about 100 then I fill up...I've always got about a gallon left in the tank but there is something a little unnerving about a gas gauge showing empty. I've gone as much as about 120 but I was a little nervous.
 

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I'm pretty sure the '08 nightrod has a 5 gallon tank right?


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I have an 06 D and I just had it tuned. My air fuel is 13.5 to 13.7 across the board and I am getting 33 mpg right now 60% 40% in town / highway. I have the 5 gallon tank and I run till the miles to empty says 0 or low. A fill up today took 4.52 gallons and went 150 miles.
 
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