1200 MPG


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Rusty Bike
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1200 MPG

Postby Rusty Bike » Sun Sep 18, 2016 9:50 am



Please state your year and model. Give MPG at cruising speed and overall if known. Thanks



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roadwanderer2
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Re: 1200 MPG

Postby roadwanderer2 » Sun Sep 18, 2016 10:18 am

mine varies. my 86 GL1200A SEi ranges from 35-45 highway @ 65 mph to 50-55 city @ 25-40 mph depending on how fast im riding. my on-board computer is always fluctuating on the fuel consumption and mpg readings.

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CrystalPistol
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Re: 1200 MPG

Postby CrystalPistol » Sun Sep 18, 2016 2:20 pm

No computer ..... just miles divided by gallons at fill ups.

'85 GL11200A with under 80,xxx miles, anywhere from low of 43-45 at 65-70-75 mph to 46-as high as 51 at 50-55 mph one up. When wife goes, usually on trike these days but as I recall from before when we rode it two up a lot, not much different two up.

Always been good.
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julimike54
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Re: 1200 MPG

Postby julimike54 » Mon Sep 19, 2016 7:04 pm

'86 Aspencade Highly dependent on the cruising speed. Above 70, about 38-40. 55-70, about 40-44. This is pretty much 2 up riding.
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geraldm
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Re: 1200 MPG

Postby geraldm » Wed Sep 21, 2016 9:54 pm

86 1200a I dont ride in the city enough to know . highway cruising 70-80 =35 mpg ,,, 60-70 mph =40 mpg. I dont ride it hard but I do like to move right along . As far as fuel goes I consider it to be a tad greedy but it runs great and no oil consumption between changes .. Just learned to accept what it does and honestly I think some fellows may be a tad off on real MPG to Gallons . just saying Have a good one .. ;)




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