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We've made our contribution to the groundswell! 2 new 650s in 2 weeks. BTW, I got 60 mpg on the last fillup, 3.12 gallons for 187 miles. :D
 

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I can't get better than 45mpg no matter how I try. I'm 6'3" 230lbs, and I have a Givi screen. Do you only get that good on the open highway without ever touching your brakes - or is that in and around town?
 

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That is a combination of highway and around town. I filled up this morning after 162 miles. It took 2.7 gallons and was a skosh over-filled. By my calc, that's exactly 60 mpg.

About 100 miles were highway travel between Winslow and Flagstaff. The balance were ridden around Flag and Winslow.

I've had the Burgie for 2 1/2 weeks and have about 1,200 miles on the scoot and it still has the stock windscreen.

I'm a VERY long-waisted 5'10" (30" inseam) and I weigh 220#, so we probably present a similar load.
 

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I filled up this morning, as well.

2.06 gallons w/158 miles...77 miles to the gallon...

I LOVE THIS, BURG :D
 

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Okay - it doesn't count when you trailer the bike to the top of Pike's Peak and coast back down! :)

77 - goodnes, 60 is our norm on the 400, with about 62 as the best...
 

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I went 176.1 miles today on my tank and recieved 47.7 mpg :( . I was a bit dissapointed. By the way, at 176.1 miles my last gas gauge bar and the "fuel bowser/pump" were flashing. Maybe I had another half gallon? Face shield and gloves got wet - rode in the light rain - even more stressfull when the gas gauge is screaming at you. Hey 48mpg is way better than my car.
 

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Pete,

Based on my experience. When the last bar and the fuel gauge start flashing, you have 1 gallon left. At the point where the last bar goes away, and you just have the fuel pump flashing, you have a half gallon left. I assume that when the flashing gas pump goes away, you are walking - but fortunately that doesn't fall into the scope of my experience. :wink:
 

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Be kinda nice if it changed from flashing pump to flashing pumps! :lol:
 

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Robert, McQ is operating at 5000-7000 feet elevation. This improves the mileage. I get about 10% better at these altitudes on my B400 and BMW.

You need to move up here with us. We also age slower, according to Stephen Hawkins.

Rick
 

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Robert, McQ is operating at 5000-7000 feet elevation. This improves the mileage. I get about 10% better at these altitudes on my B400 and BMW.

You need to move up here with us. We also age slower, according to Stephen Hawkins.

Rick
Yeah, but in the low atmospheric pressure you also talk in thin, reedy voices.

:lol: :lol: :lol:
 
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