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Hi all,
I have a 2001 Gl1800. I have noticed that I have been getting over 400Kms to the tank last tank was 450kms on 23.5 liters and I was just wondering what other riders are getting.
I haven't had to do any repairs on my bike, I have 93000Km on the unit to date (enjoy every one of them) I have a car tire on the back for the last 4 years and 50000km, I know all about the eveils of having the tire on there but I'm just wondering about the gas mileage that we are getting.

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For those us us still on that old measurement system...
23.5 liter= 6.208 043 230 4 gallon [US, liquid]
400 kilometer = 248.548 476 89 mile
450 kilometer = 279.617 036 51 mile
93 000 kilometer = 57 787.520 878 mile
50 000 kilometer = 31 068.559 612 mile

I don't measure mine too closely and only have about 4000 miles (6500km) to base it on, but I average right around 40MPG (17km/l) consistently.

I've heard of others getting as much as 20%better than me, but 40MPG is considerably than my truck gets, so i don't worry about it :)

Jason
 

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19.4 km per liter if I am behaving
15.6 km per liter if I'm not
 

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I have an 07, ride solo, weigh about 190, and get around 38 using the OEM odometer.

Are your speedo and odometers accurate there? Here in the US they have a considerable error that was eventually corrected in 2010 (I think).
 

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Usually get around 40 to 42 mpg.....Except for one time we had a new rider out and we were running alot of back roads running anywhere from 40 to 60 max all day and I broke 50 mpg that day...And I am also running a car tire...
 

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Usually around 40-42. On backroads just poking along, I have gotten 45-46. That's miles per GALLON.

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For those us us still on that old measurement system...
23.5 liter= 6.208 043 230 4 gallon [US, liquid]
400 kilometer = 248.548 476 89 mile
450 kilometer = 279.617 036 51 mile
93 000 kilometer = 57 787.520 878 mile
50 000 kilometer = 31 068.559 612 mile

I don't measure mine too closely and only have about 4000 miles (6500km) to base it on, but I average right around 40MPG (17km/l) consistently.

I've heard of others getting as much as 20%better than me, but 40MPG is considerably than my truck gets, so i don't worry about it :)

Jason
How can it be the old system when we have NEVER converted to a new one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
 

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This weekend, did 262 miles, refilled tank to the brim with 22.9 litres, not bad really. :thumbup:
 

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I pretty consistently get 44-45 mpg on the 2010 GW. The odometer is very close according to the GPS.

I get 54-55 on the 750 Nighthawk :)

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I get 34-37mpg (6.8 to 6.5l/100km) running 75-85mph on western state highways. Otherwise I do not measure.

I note my Prius gets better mileage and has AC
 

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I get 34-37mpg (6.8 to 6.5l/100km) running 75-85mph on western state highways. Otherwise I do not measure.

I note my Prius gets better mileage and has AC
+1 I usually run 75-85 MPH on the slabs and get about 34-37 MPG on my '01. A LOT better than my Z71...
 

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+1 I usually run 75-85 MPH on the slabs and get about 34-37 MPG on my '01. A LOT better than my Z71...
On So Cal Interstates to go any slower then 75 can be downright dangerous. Today the big mac trucks were going 75 and if I wanted to pass them to get out of their turbulence I had to go 80.
 

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Depends

I consistently get 46-48 mpg according to odometer. I know it's off some, just don't know exactly how much. I Seldom ride faster than 55-60 just due to the roads I ride. 95% GA.-N.C.-TN twisties. Go into 4th at 40, 3rd at 25-30. Never lug the engine. I got this mileage from day one till now-74,000.
 

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thanks Guys, It looks like we are all getting pretty close the same mileage. Thanks for doing the conversions. I'm happy with the way the bike is working. It's a great bike. Not really happy with the 2012 for it really don't look like they did much for 2012.
 

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I bought a new 2010 in March and have a bit over 2,000 miles on it. I consistently get 45 mpg but got 50 on the last tank.

How do we tell if the odometer and speedometer are accurate?? I can check the speed with a co-workers radar unit, but what about the odometer??
 

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I AVERAGE ABOUT 425 MILES TO A TANK, BUT THAT IS HAVING TO TRAVEL SLOWER DUE TO OUR LOUSY ROAD CONDITIONS. WHEN I HIT GOOD PAVEMENT IT DROPS TO ABOUT 400. THIS IS DUE TO THE INCREASED THROTTLE PRESSURE I TEND TO PUT ON. DAMN I WISH WE HAD GOOD ROADS HERE IN SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA....:shrug: MOST OF THE TIME I JUST RIDE AND DON'T CARE ABOUT THINGS LIKE THAT. I JUST ENJOY MY RIDING.......
 

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I AVERAGE ABOUT 425 MILES TO A TANK, BUT THAT IS HAVING TO TRAVEL SLOWER DUE TO OUR LOUSY ROAD CONDITIONS. WHEN I HIT GOOD PAVEMENT IT DROPS TO ABOUT 400. THIS IS DUE TO THE INCREASED THROTTLE PRESSURE I TEND TO PUT ON. DAMN I WISH WE HAD GOOD ROADS HERE IN SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA....:shrug: MOST OF THE TIME I JUST RIDE AND DON'T CARE ABOUT THINGS LIKE THAT. I JUST ENJOY MY RIDING.......
Sorry, I just don't buy it. that would be 64 MPG for 6.6 gallons or are you neglecting to tell us about a aux tank hooked in?

You are talking about a Goldwing right?

Larry
 
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