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post #11 of 48 (permalink) Old 06-02-2019, 09:23 PM
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Fuel gauges on the motorcycle are merely a suggestion of what you have left in the tank. I ALWAYS reset the odometer at each fuel stop and start looking for gas at a given distance traveled. On the CTX, that is 200 miles. On the C50 that was 120 miles.

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I kid, but using the tripmeter is a good idea. The fuel gauge isn't known for being very accurate. Try not to push it unless you have some spare gas with you.

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You guys are so lame.

I don't use the gauge, nor the trip meter to figure how much fuel I have.
I just ask Siri.
You millennial !
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Typical 120-150 miles before the light comes on. Sometimes more if at a slow and steady pace, sometimes less if 80+ MPH a lot of the time. YMMV depending on your weight, bike maintenance, tyre pressure etc
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I averaged around 37 MPG in Florida for fuel economy so 37 * 4 = 141 Max on a tank of gas. It was more like 32MPG Interstate riding and 42MPG tooling around country roads. I usually filled up at the 110-120-mile mark when the fuel light would typically turn on.
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I routinely go 180-190 miles on a tank & have gotten 210 in a pinch.
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Put a DJ/ C90 final drive on it and you will have a much longer ride.


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Want the ironic side, my rearend needs a break about 175 miles, so that's when I fill up, get a drink, etc.

However, I did want to now the MPG on my01 Volusia really was. Found on the road get 56-58 mpg, and in town 52 mpg. I know my rearend won't last that long before a fill up..... comfortable seat, with gel, etc. so that's not the issue..... .

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I always look for gas at around 120. I remember searching for gas once at about 170..... I was very nervous, but found it in time.

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I got 4800 miles out of my 2005 C50.

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