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So, I'm riding with my normal Sunday group this morning and we head off on some very isolated roads and my fuel light comes on. So, I slow down to 4,000 in 6th, about 75 mph and watch the reserve fuel odometer and start getting nervous after it hit 15 miles and at 20 miles I finally see a gas station and fill it up. She took 4.01 gallons and the trip meter was on 158 miles. So I guess there is a bout 40 miles of gas once the fuel light comes on. It's good to know. My ZRX has a fuel guage and a reserve switch and with no fuel guage it can get a bit tricky.

BTW, at 120 mph the wind blast really causes some serious helmet buffeting and I had to slow down. Seems like 100mph is the fastest speed that I could go w/o the buffeting. Anyone working on a flyscreeen?
 

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Hit reserve light first time today, approx 1 mile later tanked up, odo read 150 miles and it took 3.5 gallons to fill up. 42 miles per gallon average, not bad at all!

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My first tank full to reserve light was only 105 miles, not great but guess it might improve once run in?
 

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Mileage certainly depends on how enthusiastically one applies the throttle. I did not buy this bike to ride laid back.

My original post was after the first service and most of the time I was running about 5-6,000 rpms with bursts to redline (what redline?, should I say flashing lights? Stream of conciousness: Were those the DTC lights or the redline lights?).
 

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That's good to know it has a decent range. I've been filling up at ~100 miles each time. So it sounds like 150-170 mile range depending on riding style. Nice.
 

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I've been barely breaking 100 miles per tank.. but my driving is mostly attempting to wheely all the way to 90, then slow down to the next stop :)
 

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Mine came on at 132 tonight but was almost home so don't know how many miles on reserve.
 

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I just did a mini tour and got 14.5 km per litre or x4 is 58 km per gallon or around 35 mpg??

Should be 14.5 x 16l = 232km per tank or 140 miles.

What a cool way to save gas (over my diesel excursion)
 
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