I have just over 250 miles on my bike so far in my 6 days of ownership, and I am seeing 60 mpg on the dash and I hand calculated just under that. Once I complete the break in I expect the mileage may drop some as I use the higher rpms, but I didn't buy it with mileage in mind.
While out for a very relaxing 120mile ride through local country side with the wife, I took the opportunity to calculate the MPG. Filled the tank (on side-stand, brimmed) filled to brim again 73 miles later with 4.5 litres (16.2 miles per litre / 74 miles per gallon (UK)).
This was though a very relaxing ride. My wife is being ultra-safe on breaking the bike in, and doesn't like to ride too fast on small roads anyway. Half of the ride was probably at 2000rpm, with the rest at no more than the specified maximum 4000rpm.
More typically I've now undertaken 2 round trips to my office 125 miles from home. These trips are virtually all motorway and with little or no traffic (typically maintaining 60mph / 4500rpm). I'm calculating the fuel consumption on these trips at around 14.25 miles per litre (around 65 miles per gallon) which is better than I'd expected.
It'll be interesting to see what the fuel consumption is when the breaking in period is up (next week). I expect to cruise on the motorways at around 75mph (I'll be interested to see the rpm needed to maintain that speed).
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