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ok , i know the milage thing is like the oil thing but i have some info that i thought was pretty interesting. i almost always run on cheapest fuel i can find and it seems to work fine. once in a while i run the 93 and if i can find it, 94 octane. just to clean it out. here's the catch. i have been getting constantly32 - 35 mpg. i am heavy on the throttle. the price you pay for fun. the last three tanks i have used 94 octane from sunoco or shell. i was suprised to find that i am getting a little over 40 mpg. i don't notice a big differenc in the way she runs. the other thing i found is that its my belief that some of these gas stations are selling the reg gas for the good stuff. why not make a little extra money. i try to stick to the big stations or one that i know. just wanted to share my little story.
 

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I have to admit that where I buy my gas REALLY counts. When I bought the bike I had massive carb problems... once that was sorted out I was averaging about 30. Then I changed the timing belts... that popped me up to about 36. Then I started burning Conoco 93 and notice the bike seemed spunkier and my mileage shot up to 40 to 41.

There's no turning back for me... high octane all the way...
 

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I had the same experience with my 1200. Started on 87 octane then tried 89 then someone told me that my engine was a high compression engine and required high octane fuel. I made the switch and will never go back to anything but high octane in my wing. My mileage picked up significantly, it does not smoke on start up, and it pulls hills like it should now.
 
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