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I have just clocked 52K on my 1996 Aspy.

When I bought it last February it had just over 43K. If the weather holds here in Texas for just a awhile longer, I figure I won't have any problems making 10K miles this first year.

What sort of weirds me out about this is:

1. The bike was 13 years old when I bought it... that averages to about 3,300 miles per year. Who the heck buys a bike like this and then only rides it occasionally?

2. I can't seem to stay off the thing! My total mileage per year in all vehicles typically runs about 15K... yesterday I realized that I have been on the wing so much this year that I haven't changed the oil in my Ford all year.

3. Within motorcycle circles, does this make me a serious daily rider? I honestly think I am becoming addicted to my wing. If I miss a day... I don't "feel right."

4. What's the average on the forum? How many miles per year do YOU ride? I am I just a sick puppy? Should I shift to golfing or some other addictive behavior?
 

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Remember that people up north only get to ride about half a year.

Mine has 100k after 20 years so that average is 5k/year but since I have had mine, I run about 15k/ year and that is after factoring in 6 months off for recovery from being rear ended on two years ago and off of it since June 1 this year for surgeries this year.

Since everyone's life and environment is different, it's difficult to gauge into a relative reference.
 

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About 20k miles a year in car and bikes for me. 5k of that would be on the Wing. I don't worry if that makes me a serious rider, I couldn't care less really because we all have different circumstances.
 

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I put 7500 miles on my Vulcan this past year and probably another 1000 miles on baby bikes going in circles on the range on weekends. I ride at every opportunity and if I make it to retirement will ride much more than I get to now.

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Got 56k and some change on my 94 Interstate. I bought her just over two years ago and have doubled the mileage since then. Haven't ridden as much this year as last due to the crappy weather.
 

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I do about 10K a year and I live more north than south ( Delaware ). I've gone as high as 14k in a year with trips to the Pacific side. We ride year round, not so much in December & January. I've got 100K on my Valkyrie in ten years. I just got the Wing in September so it's only got 3500 on it.
 

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I bought my 1992 Aspencade Nov. of 07, with only 20,400 kilometres(12,676 miles)on it, which averages out at only 792 miles/year. :shock:

The OO(older grntleman)had it for 14 years and put on only 19,300+ kilometres/11992+ miles

The 2nd owner(younger family man)put on just over 900 Kilometres/559 miles, for the year he owned it.







In the 2 years(14 months of actual riding time) I've owned it, the bike now has 85,170 Kilometres/52,922 mileson it, which works out to me putting on 64,770 kilometres/40,246 miles for the 2 years of ownership, or 32,385 kilometres/20,123 miles a season, or ... 4,626.4285 kilometres/2,891.5178 miles per month of riding.



There are a lot of variables (weather/work/health/family/bike's condition/finances etc) as to how much a person is able to ride in any given year. I consider myself very fortunate.



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It doesn't really matter how many miles you have on your wing or how many you put on it dudring any given time period. What really counts is that you are saffe, riding because you love it and because the wing is the best bike around for that purpose. Ride safe and often. :action::action::action:
 

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I just fitted a rear tyre on my 1800(3rd one in a year :()this morning and serviced it and I have done 22000 miles since this time last year ,,normally I hit the 25k mark ,I must have got sick or something :D
 

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11,000 roughly (it's currently under a cover, can't check!) on my luverly ST1300...

4,200 on my ugerly KLR.....



That means about 15,200 for the year.... which ain't over yet! I used to get considerably more, but, being elderly and all, and being a skier 1/3 of the year.... heck, it ain't the span of the man but the angle of the dangle....!

:cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1:
 

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us385south wrote:
What's the average on the forum? How many miles per year do YOU ride?
Not enough!!

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Mine dittos Dusty boots almost to a "T". I bought my 91I last fall with only 12,000 on the odo. Its gonna turn 23K as I ride to work this morning. My 1100 V-Star I bought brand new and put 23K in just under two years, which is pretty typical for me. Dont have time to figure out the mileage for the previous owners, but I also cant see why someone buys a touring bike and doenst ride on it. My wife and I really havent done anything as far as long distances as of yet (300-500 day rides so far), but I get vacation here in about 2 months. Anyways, I know I have about 200K more to enjoy this bike until I need a new one. Maybe by that time the 1800's will be affordable. :)
 

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Cousin Jack wrote:
11,000 roughly (it's currently under a cover, can't check!) on my luverly ST1300...

4,200 on my ugerly KLR.....



That means about 15,200 for the year.... which ain't over yet! I used to get considerably more, but, being elderly and all, and being a skier 1/3 of the year.... heck, it ain't the span of the man but the angle of the dangle....!

:cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1:
Imagine the milage you could do if you had a real bike ,like a wing :cheeky1::cheeky1:
 

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My 2002 Illusion Blue Wing which I bought new had 0 miles when I started and 2 years ago I took a photo of the odometer at 123,456 miles.







When I sold the bike it had 149,000 miles on it!



I have 8,000 on my new Wing that I got in June...
 

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I am at the moment averaging between 1200 and 1500 miles in a month. AT LEAST once a week and every other week 2 times I will do short 250 to 300 mile rips around the state and at least once a month will do a "harder " run. So I would estimate ( I ride more than one bike ) 12000 miles a year.
 

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Purchased the 1500 in January. Now have 11,000 miled logged on it. Then the 1000 has about 2,500 this summer. Total of 13,500 since January and the year isn't over.
 

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I never ride...I put the front wheel on a treadmill to fool the bike into thinking we're on a trip.
 

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I ride every day I can. I average 10-15k yearly between both bikes.
 

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I bought the bike in late July 2004 and put about 3,000 on it the first year.

It now has over 50,000 on it so that averages out to about 11,750 per year.

I'd put more miles on it but work and icy weather interfere. Can't wait until I retire and can ride year round as we travel.

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Cousin Jack wrote:
11,000 roughly (it's currently under a cover, can't check!) on my luverly ST1300...

4,200 on my ugerly KLR.....



That means about 15,200 for the year.... which ain't over yet! I used to get considerably more, but, being elderly and all, and being a skier 1/3 of the year.... heck, it ain't the span of the man but the angle of the dangle....!

:cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1:
And if I remember correctly you were sidelined for awhile whith shoulder? surgery. Bet you can get 20K next year if ya try real hard.



Since last year at this time I did the following.



8K 84 1200

3.5K 919

3.5K ST1300

2.5K Bandit



Wow that's 17.5K and I only left the state once on Labor Day to Eureka Springs. But I've been doing over 15K a year just back and forth to work so most of that mileage is going to work and home.
 
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