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Old 11-07-2012, 12:31 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by Mark_S View Post
I personally think you need at least a good 300k range.

My klr has a 300k to empty range and I start thinking about filling up at 200-230km if I come across a gas station unless I know for a fact that there is another one on my intended route comfortably within my range.

Its not how far you can go on a tank of gas but how far you can go before your concern over where you next need to fill up starts to influence your rides route.

I hate not being able to suddenly decide to go a different route because I'm already 200k into my range and I don't know exactly how many k's the new route is.

more range is gooder unless the petrol weight compromises handling
this is it..i can go over 500k on a tank.I dont need to but if i have already done 200 ks,and come to an intersection which suggests it is 100 k to a place,i know i can go there and come back.i dont have to worry about where the gas stations are.
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