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On my Valk, I get about 33mpg and that is considered good. Is 30mpg sound good on my wing?
 

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If I can average the speed to 65mph the 1ks will get 46 easy and the 1.2k will get 44. Normally I average 40s some times a 38
 

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people hear say u should get around 40mpg or better. i had 98 model and 30mpg top.

the 1100's real close to 50mpg

the 1200's 40+ mpg

the 1500's 30mpg

that's my experience with goldwings. was told the 1500's came with bad springs in carbs. and he claimed he changed and got 49mpg. don't know how true but he had no reason to lie

mark:waving:
 

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you sure that was bad springs in carbs and not bad ball bearings?
 

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On the highway if I travel at a reasonable speed, I get about 42 mpg. Then again, how often do I do that? If I keep it at about 70 mph, I can count on about 38 mpg.
 

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With hills, headwinds, loads, 2up, solo, light, tailwinds,clean filters, etc., I average somewhere around 40 mpg on my 1500SE.

Solo with a tailwind = 56 mpg on a long ride.

2up, headwind, up a grade,with loaded extra trunk + speed= 32 mpg.

All 87 octane with no ethanol.
 

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I guess the first thing i will tackle is another can of seafoam and then an airfilter change. I got great milage on a 200 mile trip yesterday but did not keep the exact number. I am riding to pheonix on friday so will keep track of my exact milage.



Thanks everyone. This is a great forum. I am on a great Honda forum aswell as a great Valk forum. Got to love the internet, which ihelped Al Gore invent:D
 

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I get a consistant 38mpg on my '95 SE. Tank after tank after tank.

The funny thing about checking your mileage is you MUST do several consecutive fillups to get a true picture. One fillup that gives you an exceptionally high or low figure means nothing.Document at least 3 consecutive fillups (5 is better) and then average them together. THAT is your true mileage.
 

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It all depends what road you may be riding at the time. Twisties on my GL1800 I get anywhere from 42 to 48 (I have gotten 50 MPG on easy backroads) - Interstate highways pulling my trailer 65 MPH avg speed from 38 to 42 depending on the wind speed - head wind or tail wind.

I personally do not care what mileage I am getting aslong as there is GAS available when I need it! :)
 

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Several of us who regularly ride together have just switched to Shell, after we learned that Co-op is still using MMT in their gas.

We are all seeing an improvement in mileage.

I am getting 42 mp USg with mixed town and highway, (51 + mp Impg). On long trips with the wife I usually do better.
 
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