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Old 05-09-2013, 09:49 PM   #377
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Location: Southern CO/Northern NM
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Originally Posted by gixxersteph View Post
or he is at high altitude and there isn't much oxygen for the fuel to use, hence less fuel burned.
I have a fairly controlled throttle hand, but I have NEVER been accused of riding like an old lady. I tend to ride mid-pack on group rides; more due to my comfort level than anything. And yes, I ride at altitude: from 5,500-11,000'. Heck, I live in a valley that sits at 7,500'. In the poor bike's defence, the 112rwhp was dyno'd at 6,000'. It will be a whole new experience at sea level.

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