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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi I am very new to the world of motorbikes. A year ago, I would have been heard to say "No, never, no way." And now, having been swayed by fuel economy and enjoying actually riding the things... I am a convert. I have been driving a car (and other 4+ wheeled contraptions) since 1996, and...
  2. F650 Single Discussion
    Has anyone else found that their fuel economy has got poorer as the weather gets colder? For my last few tanks I've got 58 mpg, whereas I usually get around 66 mpg. This weekend, as well as fitting the heated grips, I plan to check the air filter, and do my weekly chain oiling. On another...
  3. F650 Single Discussion
    Reading through other reports,these rotax engines seem surprisingly efficient returning up to 70 something mpg,and this agrees with the oroginal riders handbook which I still have.My 2000 example however doesnt seem to do any better than about 46 mpg.I susspected mixture settings at the...
  4. F650 Single Discussion
    Are we saying that you get better fuel economy to stay in a lower gear? is changing up not better for the bike and the petrol usage?
  5. F650 Single Discussion
    Does this make any sense. I'm doing a trip from London to Oz and my fuel economy seems to be getting better and better. I'd expect this to change maybe between 10,000 miles versus 15 or 20,000 miles, but it's literally by the tank, even with the same type of riding. Right now, I reckon that it...
  6. F650 Single Discussion
    I've had a snoop round the Chain gang FAQs and the ones here, but I can't find the answer to my problems. I bought a 97 F650 ST with, get this, 1,300m on the clock recently. It had been garaged all its life and used constantly, just in a very limited way. I'm now commuting on it but I've 2...
  7. F650 Single Discussion
    hey all. went down to Devon last Thursday, via Poole and south coast. managed to do just over 200miles on a tank - worked out at 71mpg!!!! :dance: it may just be me, but i was bloody impressed :-D anyone else get anything similar? :cheers:
  8. F650 Single Discussion
    Ok folks well the light finally - well actually probably prematurely - came on this morning when I started the bike. The results I think were not the best. I put in the following as mentioned on an earlier thread: ?9.28 worth @ 79.9 per litre = 11.61 litres (done using all the filling up tips...
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