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Old 05-08-2013, 01:54 AM   #8821
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Another alternative is to take fewer clothes and take synthetic tops, underwear, and socks that you can wash out after riding, wring out (inside a towel if you're in a motel), and they'll be dry the next morning. I usually take a set of 3 synthetic tops, underwear, and socks so that if I'm tired one night and don't feel like washing them, I can skip it. Works for me.
Exactly. I managed to make my two weeks trip from Finland to Alps, Northern Italy and Monaco with just a bit over 30 liters of capacity...

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Old 05-08-2013, 02:48 AM   #8822
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To get back INTO TOPIC (a Diavel in here? BAH!), three new videos...

A light and happy video as intro...


Greek review IN Greek (by Moto.gr)...


And a must see video by Dirk Thiesen. This guy CAN ride...

(I still haven't seen it fully, but I think this is the one video to replace his other two videos for the video-reply to question "can this bike go off-road?" - he says yes AFAIK... maybe you know better... because you know, Internet is FULL of "know-it-alls")
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Old 05-08-2013, 03:43 AM   #8823
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To get back INTO TOPIC (a Diavel in here? BAH!)
Don't be so serious...that was a real "adventure bike".
Would you be brave enough to take a longer ride with italian bike?

Anyway, does anyone know if any of the aftermarket metal top racks would fit into varios top case?
Something like this (Givi Trekker)

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Old 05-08-2013, 03:49 AM   #8824
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Don't be so serious...that was a real "adventure bike".
Would you be brave enough to take a longer ride with italian bike?
My comment was humorous don't worry (even with missing smillies).
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Old 05-08-2013, 04:19 AM   #8825
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Your comments are tiresome
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Old 05-08-2013, 05:15 AM   #8826
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Your comments are tiresome
Yeah I know.


But I definitely know how to keep threads alive (and with new sh*t not just useless posting - stress on "not JUST").
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Old 05-08-2013, 05:40 AM   #8827
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Yeah I know.


But I definitely know how to keep threads alive (and with new sh*t not just useless posting - stress on "not JUST").
It is not your job to keep threads alive.

Constant drivel from one member, will drive members away from good threads
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Old 05-08-2013, 05:57 AM   #8828
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It is not your job to keep threads alive.

Constant drivel from one member, will drive members away from good threads
I don't see this as a problem. This thread will slowly die while specific threads for the LC arise.
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Old 05-08-2013, 06:34 AM   #8829
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In any case, if my presense here is a problem whatsoever, make sure to tell me directly (PM prefered though), not just "hint" me.
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Old 05-08-2013, 08:15 AM   #8830
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Fuel mileage/range?

I asked this before, but I guess all new owners are too busy riding

Have any of you new owners measured the fuel consumption? I'm curious as to the range...

Thanks very much.

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Old 05-08-2013, 12:47 PM   #8831
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Looking at the browning of the headers on the bike on the One World One GS tour, I would say that bike doesn't have chrome headers, as I've never seen chrome go that brown before. On all my bikes with chrome headers, the chrome has only ever gone blue.
the one World bikes definately have chrome headers if you go back and look at the pictures.......some pictures just have too much mud to tell but if you look at the bike clean they are chrome headers and looks like the brushed aluminium canister. Any new owners comment on the exhaust option?
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Old 05-08-2013, 01:08 PM   #8832
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I have the chrome exhaus option. On the right side after few hundred kilometers the right pipe started turning shitti dark brown. Now after 1500km it turning into dark blue-black. The left pipe is still shiny.
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Old 05-08-2013, 01:10 PM   #8833
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My first two tanks netted 46 MPG. Those miles were running under 60 MPH on back roads, before the running-in service.

Riding at highway speeds, the mileage has dropped to 42-43.

I hand-calculated these figures.

The numbers tend to jibe with the calculations from the on-board computer.
I'm getting about the same. I filled up with 198 miles on the trip odometer and the computer showing I had 27 miles of range left. I put 4.6 gallons in it.
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Old 05-08-2013, 01:33 PM   #8834
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I asked this before, but I guess all new owners are too busy riding

Have any of you new owners measured the fuel consumption? I'm curious as to the range...

Thanks very much.

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After 3300 miles, long term average = 57 UK mpg (4.546 litres per UK Gallon). Average over last two tankfuls = 60 UK mpg
Displayed MPG shows 59 and 62 respectively

1 UK gallon = 1.2 US gallon so for you guys over the pond, my figures should read
47.5 US mpg long term average, 51.7 US mpg for last two fill ups
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Old 05-08-2013, 01:39 PM   #8835
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the one World bikes definately have chrome headers if you go back and look at the pictures.......some pictures just have too much mud to tell but if you look at the bike clean they are chrome headers and looks like the brushed aluminium canister. Any new owners comment on the exhaust option?
I'm on 1200 miles, and my headers are still shiny chrome
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