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Just wondering what everyone is getting for MPG, I'm thinking of buying a Wing, again, last one was 1983 and I dont remember much except that it was a great ride back then. Currently own a 04 VTX1300R/S which I plan on keeping but I still want another Wing. Trying to talk the wife into it. I also own a 82 Sabre that needs work to get it back to riding shape again. The MPG is not going to be the deciding factor, I'm still going to buy one no matter what it gets, just curious.

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37/47, depending on rpm's.
 

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Low 40s usually, best ever 49, lowest 35.
 

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At 60 mph, my Wing averages about 43 mpg. At 70 = 39. At 80 = 34.
 

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my previous 01 averaged 42 MPG for 50,000 smiles

current 02 has averaged 43 MPG for 164,000 smiles

lowest was 29 MPG going a little faster than recomended for 180 miles
highest was 54 MPG in Colorado mountains
 

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My '06 wing gets about 40 @ 80. My '85 v65 sabre got about 45 mpg, but not as fun to ride as the wing, faster , but still not as fun. JMHO.
 

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My MPG is exactly...
somewhere between 32 and 48
depending on....
attitude
altitude
head wind
tail wind
No wind
temperature of air
temperature of rider
How joint pain is effecting throttle twist ability
Where I'm riding to
When I'm riding
Passenger or no
Passenger attitude
brand or "mix" of fuel
What music is playing
Who I'm following
weather conditions
traffic conditions
Number of DQ's along the route
How much I ate at the Golden Coral
tightness of crush washer
type of oil
age of air filter
tire pressure
acts of god
etc
etc :lol: :lol:
DC
 

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Inverse relationship to amount of wrist twist. Usually in the mid/low 40's. Once in a while a lot better :D and once in a while a little worse :shock: .
 

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43mpg @ 60mph solo drive, 40mpg @ 60 mph with wife
40mpg @ 75 mph solo drive , 37mpg @ 75 mph with wife

36 mpg city driving :D
 

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Mileage

I consistently get 46-47 MPG riding primarily the twisties in north GA and west NC, east TN. That's according to the odometer. Don't know if GPS accuracy would make much difference.
The roads I ride dictate a lot of gear changes. I ride fairly hard, dragging pegs, etc. but top speeds seldom get over 65.


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36.5 with a 50/50 mix of local & country/hwy usually (don't check it tooo often)
 

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Who cares? Does it enter into the Buy/No Buy a Gold Wing decision?

20mpg or 60 mpg. Matters not.
I wanted a Gold Wing. Fuel mileage was never a consideration.

To some it is a curosity issue. To me, it is what it is.
 

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lovetoride said:
Who cares? Does it enter into the Buy/No Buy a Gold Wing decision?

20mpg or 60 mpg. Matters not.
I wanted a Gold Wing. Fuel mileage was never a consideration.

To some it is a curosity issue. To me, it is what it is.
Thanks for all the replies, and yes it is just the curiousity factor, still plan on buying a Wing anyway no matter what the MPG is.
 

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With my 02 from Jan 04 to Sept 06 when I traded it for an 2006, I averaged 38.33 MPG pulling trailers, winter riding, windy days raining days, basically all the conditions you could find over a 2.5 year riding every day.
 

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Dream Catcher, you forgot about the color of the bike. Other wise your
right on.
Mick :D
 
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