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View Poll Results: Do 1000 owners see 200 or more miles on a fill up?
Yes - I see more than 200 miles on a full tank of fuel 122 58.94%
No - it's a 1000, put the bong away... 85 41.06%
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Old 04-17-2009, 09:43 AM
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Default DL1000 - do you get 200 miles on a full tank of fuel?

Just a quick check to gauge the reality.

Do 1000 owners typically see more than 200 miles on a fill up during normal riding?
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Add a third choice. "Who really cares?"

Fill it and twist it. When it's empty, fill it again.

What is happening in the 1K forum anyway?
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Its posts like this that make the term "Veenie" necessary. Worried about mileage....buy a wee.
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I refuse to answer on the grounds that I just don't care.

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Guys, chill out. I'm not "worried" about fuel economy, but being realistic. If I need to give up some economy for the power (and two-up comforott hat affords), I'm fine with it.

BUT, not owning one of these bikes, I'm coming here to ask questions and get answer from owners.

If this offends you, bothers your sense of order in the world, or otherwise interrupts your day, I can go away and not bother supporting the forums here.

Likely I'll stay here, because for everyone who's unhelpful and rude, there are others offering genuine answers and support. Heck, things like this simply illustrate more about who you really are to the readers here. Being new, I don't know either of you from a hole in the ground (not including you here, Warhammer), but I'm beginning to get a sense of things already...
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Hey, I didn't buy a Vee for gas mileage, I bought it 'cause I'm one of those girls who like the feel of raw power between her legs.

I couldn't afford a 'busa...

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Hey, I didn't buy a Vee for gas mileage, I bought it 'cause I'm one of those girls who like the feel of raw power between her legs.

I couldn't afford a 'busa...

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Darnit, another Canadian over to the dark side...
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Couldn't find a powerlifter to replace Barbie?




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...I'm one of those girls who like the feel of raw power between her legs....
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The reality of fuel economy on a Vee is dependent on your right wrist. Twist it and your mileage is crap. Be gentle, like when my wife is pounding on my back to slow down, and you can eke out 50 mpg (imperial gallons).

There are other factors to consider too. :rolleyes: ...

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Heavy, did you pee in your air filter?
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