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180 lbs., 2385' elev., 86 octane NON-ethanol regular.
Factory shift points. (basically up at 4000 rpm & down at 2000 rpm)
I know; none of you do that - but this is break-in and testing.
Fill at start and end of each test to just touching nozzle stop.

Test #1: back country roads - 68 miles not above 4000 rpm
then 52 miles not above 5000 rpm. --- 165 mpg. ---

Test #2: same roads, 4th gear varying up and down from
4000 rpm to 6000 rpm. --- 132 mpg. ---

Test #3: back roads, and some highway, up to 55 mph WOT
(61mph at full tuck) --- 117 mpg. ---

Test #4: back country roads, and city driving. 4th gear
mostly 25 to 30 mph with up to 35. --- 160 mpg ---
 

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Curious on the total distances for each run. I know that sometimes there are "mileage freaks" given certain conditions as my Goat would easily get 30 mpg if the portion of road was primo...
 
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Total miles on bike = 447.
1st test 120 miles / 2nd 98 miles / 3rd around 110 (receipt went out in trash)
/ 4th 59 miles.

Now plan to test 30-35 / 35-40 / 40-45 / and 45-50 just to see where
the mileage really drops off at.
 

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wlorton

Total miles on bike = 447.
1st test 120 miles / 2nd 98 miles / 3rd around 110 (receipt went out in trash)
/ 4th 59 miles.

Now plan to test 30-35 / 35-40 / 40-45 / and 45-50 just to see where
the mileage really drops off at.
Good, glad you weren't running like 2 miles and going "OMG I WINS"

Keep us updated!
 

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Coming from a bigger bike and seeing these MPG numbers, especially reports of 160 MPG's is just crazy, almost unheard of to me.
 

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anything over 100mpg is amazing to me.

thanks for taking the time to calculate it and update us!
 
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Spent most of my life in San Diego. Now in Idaho about 30 miles from Boise.

Costco had non-ethanol until 2 or 3 years ago. A couple of Phillips 66 stations have premium only, and a Baird Oil-Tesoro station has regular at about 10 cents above ethanol price.

Try Googling: "non-ethanol gas stations in (your state)"
 

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Spent most of my life in San Diego. Now in Idaho about 30 miles from Boise.

Costco had non-ethanol until 2 or 3 years ago. A couple of Phillips 66 stations have premium only, and a Baird Oil-Tesoro station has regular at about 10 cents above ethanol price.

Try Googling: "non-ethanol gas stations in (your state)"
Nice. Sadly Illinois being in the corn producing industry has to make use of it
 
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