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Post your honest city/highway numbers here. Prospective buyers want to know. :)
 
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Awesome gas mileage, 300 is a sipper. I wonder how much higher the MPG rating can get. W
If 50 mpg is the worst it'll get, while flogging the bike, that's sweet.
 

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My first tank of the bike I forgot to track fuel. But my second tank I ran 65 mpg and I didnt run her easy haha I was twisting that throttle pretty good ( I believe in varying rpm's for break in)
I'm on my third tank now, havwnt depleted that yet, almost 500 or so miles on it. still at 3/4 full tank or better so we will see.

My driving is mixed city and highway, but most roads are 50mph or so for th ebulk of my driving
 

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I am at 65mpg all city 45 as a top speed not pushing over 7000 rpm. this weekend will be the real test with hills, flats, and hwy. i will pots more when i get back sunday night.
 

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I am at about 45mpg right now.. My down town city commute KILLS me.. On my 600 I was only getting about 35mpg on my commute.. Both still better than my truck which averages about 6mpg though the city
 

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there has gotta be something wrong with your driving style man... that milage is way too low.. lol especially for your truck.. even my buddies 450 gets better than that when hes hauling 3 cord of wood haha

are you hard on your gas?
 

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To get 45mpg you must be revving the heck out of that thing. :p Shift up, dude!
No lots of not moving in bad traffic :(

Plus when traffic is not bad then the trip is so short the engine never even warms up so its not running at top performance.

The joys of the short trips..

My first tank was about 70-75mpg and that had no work commuting on it..

As for my truck I drive a lifted gas fed v10 with a performance tune running on premium.. 10mpg on the freeway is my record haha..

You get used to crappy millage when you never have far to drive.. It makes road trips feel so cheap :)

EDIT: Just though I would add in short trips really do kill your engine so on everything I own I take it out weekly for a joy ride if I have not needed to drive any distance. If you dont allow the engine to heat up moisture just collects inside the engine and it will rot from the inside out..
 

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I use the bike mainly for commuting and it costs me $25 NZD to fill her up and gets me about 250km's out of it. Much better than my car haha.


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the formula is miles driven on tank divided by gallons it took to fill up..

So if you rode 150 miles since you last fill up, and then you fill up and get 3 gallons that means you got 50 miles per gallon..
 

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for the aussies who deal in kms,
ive done 283 kms with 1/3rd of a tank left, not riding it hard by any means.
This is the most economical bike ive owned its awesome, even with australias ridiculous fuel prices
 

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Just filled up again, was at 45mpg.. Again though its the short trips that get me.. I am either idling forever in traffic or I never even ride far enough to heat up the engine.. And now with it being so cold out I am doubting going on any distance rides hah..
 

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I have no idea how to calculated. But I know fill the tank every two weeks or more with $12 which is awesome
You fill up the tank. Then see how many miles you put on that tank. Next time you fill up, you take the mileage you have put on and divide that by how much gas you had to put in to get back to full...
 

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I am at about 45mpg right now.. My down town city commute KILLS me.. On my 600 I was only getting about 35mpg on my commute.. Both still better than my truck which averages about 6mpg though the city

When I took off the power commander my CBR got 40-42 every tank. Track tuned it gets 35mpg and 25-30mpg actually on the track. Not too shabby.
 
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