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Old 08-14-2009, 08:28 PM   #58
Ely Kleetz
E Z Rider
Joined: Aug 2008
Location: SB Ca aka Paradise
Oddometer: 4
True story

Filled up in Lee Vining (Mono Lake) torqued up thru Yosimite 35 to 45 mph (park speed limit) A couple stops for pics, over Tioga pass and out the west side down to Oakhurst.. This is the truth part... 146.7 miles... 2.03 gal.. = !!!
Ok. So that was an exception..

I do get 60 mpg fairly often, mid 50's freeway speeds ( 5k rpm / 80 mph indicated) or 75 - 80% effort in the twistys...

A trip thru Nev back roads next month will give me a realistic off road milage.

Jessy bags, tailbag, engine guard, and 190 lb rider.. using 89 octane.

Ely Kleetz screwed with this post 08-16-2009 at 10:12 AM
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