Add your data to the TMW Motorcycle Fuel Guide Version 3.0

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#201 Unread post by narrowboater »

Official figures for Suzuki bikes

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http://www.suzukicycles.com/MicroSites/RideSmart.aspx
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#202 Unread post by totalmotorcycle »

It's good to see Suzuki putting up a few models with MPG data. Suzuki must have been inspired by us. :D

Please keep the MPG data coming gang, it really helps make our guide great!

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#203 Unread post by ecm »

YEAR: 2007
MAKE: Kymco
MODEL: Xciting 500
Engine Type (cc and cylinders): 498cc 1 cylinder carberetted.
Fuel Capacity(US Gal and/or L/100km): 3.6 U.S. gal
Average (US MPG and/or L/100km): 44 MPG

Source: (Personal, Manufacturer, Magazine) Personal

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#204 Unread post by m11macman »

My bike;

Year: 2003
Make: Yamaha
Model: V Star 1100 Silverado
Average MPG: 44
Average Gal/150miles: 3.4
Fuel Capacity: 4.5 gal
Engine Size: 1063cc
Commuting to work, all year round

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YEAR: 2003
MAKE: Yamaha
MODEL: TT600re
Engine Type (cc and cylinders): 595cc 1-cyl 4-stroke 4-valve 2-carb air cooled
Fuel Capacity(US Gal and/or L/100km): 2.6 US Gal/ 10 L
Average (US MPG and/or L/100km): 52.88 US MPG and 4.45L/100Km average over 10,300 Miles
Source: Personal

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#206 Unread post by Wayce »

Year: 2006 Make: Suzuki Model: M109R Engine: 1783cc. V Twin Fuel Capacity: 5.2 Gallons Average MPG: 37-38 HWY MPG: 41 Fiquires corrected -6.1% for speedo errors.

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#207 Unread post by Tigercharm »

YEAR:2005
MAKE:Yamaha
MODEL:TDM900
Engine Type (cc and cylinders): 897cc ,2 cyl, 10 valve, injection, water cooled.
Fuel Capacity (US Gal and/or Litres):5.28Gal / 20l
Average (US MPG and/or L/100km):55MPG / 4.3l/100

Source: Personal. Average of everything to date - highyway, hills, and commuting.

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#208 Unread post by dadsafrantic »

YEAR: 2006
MAKE: Aprilia
MODEL: ETV1000 Caponord
Average US MPG Highway 47 mpg
Average L/100km
Fuel Capacity : 6.6 gal.
Engine Size/Cylinders: 990cc / 2
Source: Personal/owner

i have a tune edit - catfish 428 map and went from 39 to 47 mpg using regular chevron

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#209 Unread post by totalmotorcycle »

Standardizing with the Government.

The US Gov't is using our Motorcycle Fuel Economy Guide as a go-to standard for motorcycle MPG as they feel Total Motorcycle is the best resource out there, but it is time to update the Motorcycle Fuel Economy Guide once again and I noticed that fueleconomy.gov changed to a new standard of reporting MPG... so, I wanted your opinion on standardizing our guide to their guide. http://www.fueleconomy.gov/mpg/MPG.do?a ... details=on

As you see, the US Gov't is using more simplistic set of data, while we on the other hand, are using more complex set of data.

The US Gov't data:

Year: 2009
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Aveo 5
Average MPG: 30.4
City Driving: 30%
Highway Driving: 70%

We are using:

YEAR: 2006
MAKE: Harley-Davidson
MODEL: XL883 SPORTSTER 883
Average US MPG (City/Highway if known[/i]): 48/57
Average L/100km (City/Highway if known): 4.9/4.1
Fuel Capacity (US Gal/Litres if known): 3.3 gal. (12.5 L)
Engine Size/Cylinders: 888cc / 2
Source: (Manufacturer/Magazine/Personal)

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So our data would be stripped down like this to match the US Gov't:

Year: 2006
Make: Harley-Davidson
Model: XL883 SPORTSTER 883
Average MPG: 52.5
City Driving: 50%
Highway Driving: 50%


Is this too basic or just enough data? Would you find it easier to read and submit your motorcycle MPG data if TMW used this as well?

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#210 Unread post by pchast »

Hmm, I like the little graphic contrasting the user to EPA. It might be difficult to provide highway/city estimates for percent of ride...
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