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Old 02-20-2013, 10:55 AM   #387
jcshew
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Oddometer: 37
520RS mpg

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Originally Posted by WallyWhirled View Post
With the Clark 3.8 gallon tank on a de-smogged 2011 520 RS running 14 x 48 gearing and JD jet kit for low elevation with FMF Q pipe carrying lots of off-road tools, tubes and 2 gallons of extra fuel, a gallon of water, etc. rider weight without riding gear of 200 lbs, running Maxxis Desert ITs and ultra-heavy-duty tubes I got 140+ miles out of a tank. I was riding fairly quickly, mostly high gears, probably 60-80% WOT over mostly open, but varied terrain dirt.

I was consciously riding one gear higher when I could in order to conserve fuel. Your results may vary.
Thanks WW,

That's exactly what I needed to know. Now, OFF TO THE DEALER!!
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