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Offline GS TRV

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Did my first fill up and got......42mpg!
« on: October 01, 2012, 05:06:19 PM »
Admittedly that was two up for most of the journey and keeping pace with a few friends who were riding solo and on sports bikes. Im not sure how it will fare with fullluggage installed  :021:

Oh well at least its a hoot to ride - I just love the sound of the V4 through the Akra can  :152:

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Re: Did my first fill up and got......42mpg!
« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2012, 05:43:51 PM »
giving my bike some welly gives me about 45mpg std riding for me which is progressive see 49mpg returned :084:

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Re: Did my first fill up and got......42mpg!
« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2012, 08:32:55 PM »
Would agree with Grahew on this one....

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Re: Did my first fill up and got......42mpg!
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2012, 08:44:20 PM »
First tank saw 50mpg, but now averaging between 45-50mpg as the mileage and speed rises!

Got to admit I was expecting a lot worse and will be very happy with anything in the 40's with that V4 engine :062:

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Re: Did my first fill up and got......42mpg!
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2012, 08:36:11 PM »
yes - good value considering the sound benefits!

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Re: Did my first fill up and got......42mpg!
« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2012, 10:38:01 PM »
As I can't afford the points for speeding I happily tootle around the speed limits most of the time and even with full luggage I can hit around if not over 50mpg so I'm happy enough with consumption.

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Re: Did my first fill up and got......42mpg!
« Reply #6 on: October 21, 2012, 11:01:16 PM »
did another fill up today and got 42mpg again!

A long way from my PCX which manages 115 mpg  :046:

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Re: Did my first fill up and got......42mpg!
« Reply #7 on: October 24, 2012, 07:07:54 PM »
48.5 mpg(or 5.7 li/100km) in its first 600 miles.  It should loosen up so I'm expecting an improvement, but...

On the track at Silverstone it did develop a drinking problem - but I'll forgive it!