Got the bike about a month and half ago, private owner. 2012 white dl650, with 5,500 miles on it.
She drives great! not a single problem. I have just reached the 6,000 mile mark today.
But I have noticed on the three gas fill up I have done so far, than the MPG for each period have been 36-37MPG!!!!
I dont know what I could try. I have researched this issue and couldn't find a solution or an answer.
This is how I drive, I have everyday a commute to work of about 15 miles, which about 9 are highway, and 6 city. Nothing crazy. Highway I do 80+ mph, I am not crazy on the throttle, but neither easy, just normal, no redlining AT ALL. Another thing, the temps in the morning commute are about 30-36 F, in the later commute 40-60F.
I have a round typ. top box
------Do you guys have any idea how to bring the MPG to a normal 40s? Has anybody found out a solution? Its a bike with 6,000 miles! And again, she drives great! I just wished I had normal MPG. I heard that the cold temperature can affect the MPG.
Could it be the air filter???? Changing exhaust to make it leaner could help???
Thank you guys!!