Thread: Rally Diabolico
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Old 10-15-2013, 09:13 AM   #37
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Originally Posted by tehdutchie View Post
Sure it is a rallye, but there is no point in taking 30 liter of fuel on stages that have a 15mph average as stated...
As Baja Dad said, the 15 mph average was dunes. We were doing an experimental ride of 60 miles in big dunes. At the end we had actually done around 65 miles because of zigzagging and mistakes. I had 4.2 gallons of gas. I ran out completely just before the end. That's 15.5 miles per gallon (6.5 km/liter) average. I had no idea the mileage would be that bad. Normally when I need long range I carry an extra 1 gallon in a bottle on my belt. I didn't take it that time because our test was so short.
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