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20-40 mpg 274 17.63%
40-50 mpg 936 60.23%
50-60 mpg 316 20.33%
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50 miles each way now on my commute, I get 48-50 on most tanks, mostly Highway, with a small town in between and 5 traffic lights.
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So far this year I am at 53 mpg,
2018 was 55 mpg,
2017 was 52 mpg,
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In town I'm in the low 40s lately, maybe upper 30s once in a rare while. I expect that to rise as I keep fixing problems. Hwy about 45. When it was younger and in good running shape, I got 45/50 for city/hwy.
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Small peanut tank.... I get 131 miles before switching to reserve.

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Small peanut tank is 2.2 gallons. So you get 65+mpg? WOW! I just got 35 in town on my '06 883. Today on a road trip on my 2005 XL1200 got 52.5 mpg. We took our time and did not go over 60mph.

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XLH1200S 56 mpg most all of the time. 165 - 170 miles before I have to hit reserve.
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