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View Poll Results: when to start looking for a petrol station on AR11.
110 miles then petrol warning light comes on. and i'll be needing fuel soon. 7 15.22%
120 miles then petrol warning light comes on. and i'll be needing fuel soon. 8 17.39%
130 miles then petrol warning light comes on. and i'll be needing fuel soon. 14 30.43%
140 miles then petrol warning light comes on. and i'll be needing fuel soon. 7 15.22%
150 miles then petrol warning light comes on. and i'll be needing fuel soon. 5 10.87%
160 miles then petrol warning light comes on. and i'll be needing fuel soon. 1 2.17%
170 miles then petrol warning light comes on. and i'll be needing fuel soon. 1 2.17%
180 miles then petrol warning light comes on. and i'll be needing fuel soon. 1 2.17%
190 miles then petrol warning light comes on. and i'll be needing fuel soon. 3 6.52%
I have no idea – never had the warning light on. 1 2.17%
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Old 05-06-11, 02:28 PM   #1
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Default Fuel range to empty

Following on from the fuel light thread (and the first-class fuel consumption that is the Cagiva Raptor under the dizzy blonde one), I just wanted to check in and see what people thought their range to empty is going to be.

There is a fuel stop in the current route plan (and no, you can't have a sneak preview - it's a surprise) after 90 miles, and we're starting at a fuel station as well. I'd like to hope that would be enough for even the most thirsty of you, as even my KTM will make it round in one tank despite people telling me it drinks fuel.

Do I need to rethink anything?
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Old 05-06-11, 02:34 PM   #2
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if you give yours a handfull about 110 if your lucky.
Whats the bulk of the route straights, twisties or twisty twisties?

I'd be looking for fuel around 120 miles, panicing at 140, syphoning at 150
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Old 05-06-11, 02:45 PM   #3
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Twisty tending to very twisty, only one decent straight. Some sections of excessive sheep though, so speeds will be variable up there.
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Old 05-06-11, 02:46 PM   #4
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You will have to wait and see. You don't get straight roads in Yorkshire....thats all I'm gonna tell you!
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so its:

10 points for pheasants
100 points for sheep
1,000 points for sheep tied to back of bike
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You forgot to add

10,000 points for deer

and a round of applause for deer tied to back of bike for dinner
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Default Re: Fuel range to empty

From recce thread:
" Fuel: tell peeps & db that there is fuel @ Richmond ( on the right as we drop in ) & they can use part of their lunch stop to refuel & meet back at Co-op. That'll hold the front ends down! If they don't use this, they are on their own in the wilderness that lies west of Tan Hill! "
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and a round of applause for deer tied to back of bike for dinner
Isn't Mr Preston building a trike atm?
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Old 06-06-11, 08:43 AM   #9
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I can get 157mile til the fuel light is on, with another 20 or so after that on my SV.

With some fairly spirited riding.
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Old 06-06-11, 09:09 AM   #10
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Are you asking what peoples maximum fuel range is, or asking if there's anybody that can't manage this?

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There is a fuel stop in the current route plan (and no, you can't have a sneak preview - it's a surprise) after 90 miles, and we're starting at a fuel station as well. I'd like to hope that would be enough for even the most thirsty of you
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