Join Date: Aug 2017
Location: Livermore CA
Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
I just got back from running our test loop. Alan Smith joined me with his modified KLR650 and our friend Bruce rode his stock KLR5650. It was pretty cold and somewhat windy. Our route went through the hilly backroads between Livermore and Tracy, then we proceeded south through orchards and farms to Patterson. We stopped for lunch and returned along the same back to the gas station where we had started. We refueled and I found I had used 1.07 gallons to travel the 109.6 miles ; 109.6/1.07 = 102.4 mpg . I was pleased with the result as conditions were not optimal for great fuel economy. The last time we rode the loop under better conditions Alan got 81mpg as compared to the 72mpg he got today. The potential I saw in the CBR is definitely there and I'm looking forward my next modifications. Wishing you all the best, Merry XMas and Happy Holidays!
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