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Old 03-02-2013, 11:17 AM   #120
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Joined: Nov 2012
Location: Spain
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Originally Posted by neduro View Post
What are others out there seeing for fuel economy?

Mine is stone stock, right down to the pipe, and my most recent ride was in deep sand. I expected bad mileage, but it got barely 15 mpg, which doesn't seem right. I'm mystified that it seems to get substantially worse mileage than my carbed bike, especially when the 450 I demoed was so far on the other end of the spectrum.
Thanks Neduro and all here at the forum for the great information about this incredible bike, and about mileage, I recently purchased a used 2012 EXC 500 and I'm getting around 47mpg without racing it. The bike is stock, with a 13/50 gearing:

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