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post #11 of 37 (permalink) Old 11-13-2012, 05:28 AM
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Damn my 05 electra glide is only getting between 30-35!


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post #12 of 37 (permalink) Old 11-13-2012, 05:38 AM
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My 2005, 883 gets about 35-45 on the highway, depending on wind and terrain. A lot less around town.

At 70 mph near the 45, at 75-80 mph nearer to the 35.

The Sportster just isn't a very efficient motor.
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post #13 of 37 (permalink) Old 11-13-2012, 02:52 PM
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Well, I don't know about other states, but, in California it's 75-80 mph or get ran over. So, 40 mpg for me.


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avrage 38 and thats no matter how i drivesomr times 40 if i go 60 mph or less
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post #15 of 37 (permalink) Old 11-13-2012, 06:27 PM
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2012 883 Superlow after 6500 miles had dropped to 48 - 49 mpg average

treated with Seafoam and back up to 51 - 53 mpg using 91 octane no ethanol.
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post #16 of 37 (permalink) Old 11-13-2012, 09:14 PM
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05 1200xl classic average 41

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post #17 of 37 (permalink) Old 11-14-2012, 05:23 AM
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My RGU has gotten to the point that I now need to siphon out a gallon every 100 miles or so.
Buncha B.S.ers claimin' 60+ on the highway
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post #18 of 37 (permalink) Old 11-14-2012, 07:17 AM
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60 mpg when it's on a trailer or one of these

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post #19 of 37 (permalink) Old 11-16-2012, 03:39 PM
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so far on my iron I average about 45-47 mpgs. Its still breaking in too. So Im guessing once I get synthetic in all around and the engine breaks in more it might get better.

I dont ride too hard.
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post #20 of 37 (permalink) Old 11-16-2012, 04:17 PM
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In NYC traffic, I average 95 miles per tank - never ran out of gas though maybe I can squeeze 4, 5 miles more

In highway riding I easily top 150+ miles per tank - again never ran out add 5, 10 miles to that

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