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Re: 6 gallon tank
« Reply #15 on: April 19, 2012, 11:49:58 PM »


I don't think I've ridden 5 gallons without stopping. Got close several times but was more than happy to climb off the bike and take a short walk.

Me too, especially since I've got bad knees.
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Re: 6 gallon tank
« Reply #16 on: April 20, 2012, 04:51:44 PM »

Me too, especially since I've got bad knees.

 :)62 year old Ostio Arthritic Knees and Bladder welcomes that Gas Stop at 5 gallons.

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Re: 6 gallon tank
« Reply #17 on: April 21, 2012, 11:28:57 AM »


Stations, trees, high grass; any port in a storm sometimes.

solution for both problems,,, cheaper and easier to install    :2vrolijk_21:

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Re: 6 gallon tank
« Reply #18 on: April 22, 2012, 02:35:54 PM »

solution for both problems,,, cheaper and easier to install    :2vrolijk_21:


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Re: 6 gallon tank
« Reply #19 on: April 22, 2012, 03:13:45 PM »

solution for both problems,,, cheaper and easier to install    :2vrolijk_21:



Painfull by the looks and doesn't do anything for giving the arthritic knees a break.

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Re: 6 gallon tank
« Reply #20 on: April 23, 2012, 06:40:46 AM »

5 gallons is enough if you get 40+ mpg.  Even out west, never came too close to running dry.  But, don't know how the chopper guys do it these days with the gas stations fewer & farther between.... :-\ (guess they're 'trailering' these days.  ::)   spyder
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Re: 6 gallon tank
« Reply #21 on: April 23, 2012, 07:38:03 AM »

5 gallons is enough if you get 40+ mpg.  Even out west, never came too close to running dry.  But, don't know how the chopper guys do it these days with the gas stations fewer & farther between.... :-\ (guess they're 'trailering' these days.  ::)   spyder

And it can depend on the gas those stations have. We had a very mild winter in Maine and I rode every month.
Normally I get from 39 mpg to 42 mpg, depending on how much I twist the throttle.
This winter between Maine & NH I had a low of 33.5 mpg to 38 mpg. I suspect it has to do with the winter additives in the gasoline.
I am once again bact to 40+ for the past 50 gallons.

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Re: 6 gallon tank
« Reply #22 on: April 23, 2012, 08:52:56 AM »

And it can depend on the gas those stations have. We had a very mild winter in Maine and I rode every month.
Normally I get from 39 mpg to 42 mpg, depending on how much I twist the throttle.
This winter between Maine & NH I had a low of 33.5 mpg to 38 mpg. I suspect it has to do with the winter additives in the gasoline.
I am once again bact to 40+ for the past 50 gallons.

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I notice a big variation between seasons in my mileage also.  spyder
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Re: 6 gallon tank
« Reply #23 on: April 26, 2012, 12:16:34 PM »

Yep. Between pee breaks, smoke breaks, sightseeing breaks, eating breaks, general BS breaks, etc... I've never put more than 4.8 gallons in my tank at one time anyway!
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Re: 6 gallon tank
« Reply #24 on: April 28, 2012, 09:54:33 AM »

Yep. Between pee breaks, smoke breaks, sightseeing breaks, eating breaks, general BS breaks, etc... I've never put more than 4.8 gallons in my tank at one time anyway!
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Re: 6 gallon tank
« Reply #25 on: May 02, 2012, 09:52:19 PM »

Dittos!   :2vrolijk_21:

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