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Old 06-19-2013, 09:26 PM   #178
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Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
Oddometer: 229
59 mpg

2013 F800GS / 59.3 MPG
Units: Miles per US gallons
Trip Meter: 162 miles
Rider: 6' 170 lbs + 20 lbs gear
Luggage: 15 lbs.
Windscreen: Stock
Exhaust: Scorpion
Altitude: 6,000 to 7,000 feet
Riding Conditions: 85% Dirt Roads, 15% Asphalt, 100% beautiful New Mexico sky. Not shy on the throttle on the way home.

I am surprised!! A ride I took months ago was 42 MPG - albeit much rougher, enduro-ish terrain. Maybe the 2013 is breaking in?? I just hit about 1600 miles. Maybe just easier roads...maybe I'm smoother on the throttle...don't know. I'm just happy knowing that if I had to, I could probably count on 50 MPH taking it easy on dirt roads.

2013 F800GS / Santa Fe to Cinnamon Pass Ride Report

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