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Old 08-17-2010, 04:06 AM   #53
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Originally Posted by Sergiok
Gas mileage will stay the same or better (if you don't change your riding style). I find that I rarely shift past 5000rpm simply because the sweet spot is now from 2500 to 4500 (lots of torque in that range). If anything, your fuel mileage may increase.

Loaded up with bags coming back from Laguna Seca I got over 40mpg while @ over 70mph.

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