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I hit 160.7 miles on mine the other day... actually was the same day that I had it dyno'd and tuned after installation of my power commander. My fuel gauge kept goofing around and I thought I had a bit more to go and at 160 it start to choke... luckily I was right in front of a gas station.
 

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179 with a UE tank, mostly freeway, but I've never run it dry. I figure close to 190 on all freeway w/ the windshield on, SE V-Mods, Mark's map.

I ran the stock tank dry at 126 once with average riding, v-modded stockers with 'the best v-mod RT map'.
 

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184, put in 4.7, riding pretty casually.
 

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145mi riding 55 without being too aggressive. :)
 

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175 on UE once - put in 4.4 after
 

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I just installed a Rick's tank in my Dad's bike and he went 176 miles until he ran out and that was with mixed driving (highway and city).:notworth:
 

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I have the AW model with the stock 5 gallon tank. I have never put over 4 gallons in after a ride. Recently I had 160 on the tank, the reserve was flashing LO but I still only put in 4.1 gallons.

I would think in an emergency, I could go 195, maybe 200 if I baby it.

But usually when riding with other people we have to stop at about 150 for them, so I fill up too.

On long rides, 150 miles is about 2 to 3 hours of riding, depending on the route. By then I'm ready to stretch my legs anyway so I don't mind stopping.
 

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115 and I'm sweating, 117 and I'm pushing it down the street. Ran out of gas 2X, but never fit more than 3.3 in the tank. 3.7 my ass! :moon:
 

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ur ass holds 3.7 gallons???...laff its a joke. yep I am with you too, I can't seem to get too far beyond 116 per tank on this overpopulated rock on my 02non retro tank.
 

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Riding the Snowy Mountains, with a pillion, we passed a gas station with the guage showing 1/2 full and showing 130 km range on the odometer, which went to empty by the time we'd covered another 80 km .... we ran into Corryong on fumes, the last 30 km with a featherlight hand on the throttle at 60 - 70 km/h. There was 319 km (196 miles) on the speedo, and I had to put 14.4 litres in for a fill. Mostly I get about 220 km (137 miles) to a tank.
 

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went 210 on a full tank with the DX, but was riding pretty easy at 55-60 on country roads
 

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173.4 on my '07 D. the 'distance to empty' computer is a joke. so is the gage really. the last 1/4 tank drops like a stone. the computer said i had 60 miles to go, then 25 miles later i was down to 23 or so. i was sweating it. by the time i got to the gas station, the computer just said 'LO'. it was barely 30 miles after seeing the '60 to go' indication. i was riding on the highway for 95% of the trip, probably averaging 70 or so mph.
 

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22 on the 3.7 tank! I like free hotdogs most stations have! $10 worth of gas and you get a free :cook !
 

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Regularly 160 on the UE tank. Usually only takes just over 4 gallons to refill. Have not run it dry yet.....
 

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Depends on speed traveled, I did get 175 on a ride to east Texas with a group that was running 55mph on a Ricks tank and then put in 4.4 gallons.
 

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136 on the 3.7 tank....at 136.1, I was in reserve mode....a turkey baster (with a small hose on it) and my riding buddies tank.....
 

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tpspuck said:
136 on the 3.7 tank....at 136.1, I was in reserve mode....a turkey baster (with a small hose on it) and my riding buddies tank.....
Gotta luv Reserve Mode! My reserve is 1/2 liter of gas in an MSR camp stove fuel cylinder. It's quick n' handy...and I've used it a couple times. Normally I fill up when the Odo his 105 and end up putting 2.8 gallons in.
 
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