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post #1 of 4 Old 07-11-2012, 03:54 PM Thread Starter
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2012 650 Adventure Touring Shootout

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Similar comparisions come out once or twice a year in different publications. I am always amazed that they all seem to report low gas mileage from the KLR. In this case averaging 38.8 mpg!
How are these guys riding them? I get about 55 mpg. There are a couple of other threads here that discuss milage. I don't think I've seen anybody here report anything less than mid-40's mpg.
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Similar comparisions come out once or twice a year in different publications. I am always amazed that they all seem to report low gas mileage from the KLR. In this case averaging 38.8 mpg!
How are these guys riding them? I get about 55 mpg. There are a couple of other threads here that discuss milage. I don't think I've seen anybody here report anything less than mid-40's mpg.
My '09 averages 42-44 mpg's. I've been as low as 40 many times, and barely hit 50 twice in 6,500+ miles.
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