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post #1 of 8 Old 04-06-2013, 09:23 AM Thread Starter
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Vee fuel range

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What are most Vee owners getting for fuel range, highway cruising 70-80mph. How many miles before you start looking for a gas station?

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post #2 of 8 Old 04-06-2013, 09:52 AM
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My fuel gauge doesn't work, so I try to fill up between 175-200 miles. At those indicated speeds I get around 43-46mpg.

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45-50 MPG 5 & 6 gear cruising.
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I get slightly better than average MPG's on my Vee (in the 40's always) so I can do 200 miles pretty reliably, but I find after 150 miles or so I am ready to take a little break for a drink, snack or potty break, so I gas up then as well, so I always ride on the top half of tank capacity. That's what works for me.
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Thanks fellas, I normally tour with some guys on big Harleys that can go 400kms on a tank, so 200miles/320kms is good for me.
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What are most Vee owners getting for fuel range, highway cruising 70-80mph. How many miles before you start looking for a gas station?
my yearly average is 45.7 mpg. see fuelly link below for more mpg info. on motorcycles, cars and trucks.
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Two up with a top case I can get roughly 200 miles doing mostly 70MPH and a little in-town driving.
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post #8 of 8 Old 04-09-2013, 11:03 PM
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About 200 miles for me... I reckon it's leg stretchin' time or pee break for my wife after 200 anyways...

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