Originally Posted by Fishyhead
I've been working on fuel mileage and range with the big tank and was surprised when I hit the reserve around the 5/10/60 interchange. When I pulled in for gas, I put 6.5 gallons in (.5 gallon left) at 262 miles :( I thought for sure the range with 7 gallons would be around 350. It seems the 14t sprocket and 70MPH don't mix.
Spinning your rear wheel in sand doesn't help either. Neither does spillage from dropping your bike.
I too have been playing around with the range of the X and have been surprised at times how little I can go.