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  1. DL650A - 2012-2016
    Hi guys, 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...
  2. DL1000 from 2002-2012
    HI Guys. Before I explain the issue I want to apologize in advance IF this is the wrong thread, the wrong way to post or anything related. I know the subject has been discussed in the past and there is probably a huge amount of material posted. That is my first issue. I am currently so tight...
  3. DL1000 from 2002-2012
    yesterday on a ride to WV and back, 298.4 miles total, i set a new for me all time high 54.3 mpg record. :thumbup: and i got 54.0 mpg on the way home. so, i know it wasnt a math error. using regular automotive grade fuel (93 octane) with sta-bil marine formula ethanol treatment. see...
  4. DL1000 from 2002-2012
    i recently did a 900+ mile 87 vs 93 octane mpg compar-o.. i averaged 2.9 more mpg with the 93 octane. works for me. :yesnod: i didnt include the mpg of the transition tank of fuel in the compar-o. so i accually rode a total of 1100 miles for this experiment...
  5. DL1000 from 2002-2012
    I need better fuel economy! I bought a 2003 dl1000 a month ago, and im averaging about 40mpg, driving it very lightly.. in other words not exceeding 4000 rpm. Is this normal? Is there anything I can do to raise that? I cleaned the air filter so far, and that got me from 37 to 41 mpg. The...
  6. DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Hello, all! I am new to the site; forgive me if this has been discussed before. I am seriously considering buying a DL650 for my 45 mile interstate commute. Speed will be constant 75mph while on the road, and the area I live in is prone to 15-20mph winds a couple months out of the year...
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