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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 20-07-11, 03:52 PM   #41
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somewhere circa 130 miles.

Mine will do that in a different circumstance, but as I've already recced the route, and have the experience......be sure to guage for lower fuel consumption on this particular route.
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Old 20-07-11, 05:51 PM   #42
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no petrol stops for me then
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Old 03-08-11, 11:38 AM   #43
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Suddenly I can see the advantages of only having a 125! After 200miles I still have quarter of a tank left, (No I am not being a petrol tanker for sv's and yes I know I will struggle to keep up unless its really twisty )
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Old 03-08-11, 11:49 AM   #44
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Don't worry we have a resident petrol tanker....its called YCs jerry can

Don't worry about keeping up, its a rideout, not a race.
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Old 03-08-11, 12:11 PM   #45
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Not worried about keeping up at the AR... and yes I have already met the resident petrol tanker
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Old 03-08-11, 01:29 PM   #46
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I've never taken my VFR to empty so this is pure guesswork.

But in Switzerland I had about a third of a tank left when the CBRR guys needed to fill up. So my best guess is about 150 miles on mountain roads.

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Old 04-08-11, 11:43 AM   #47
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Not worried about keeping up at the AR... and yes I have already met the resident petrol tanker
It's nowt on your thousand litre a day habit mate!

I've got NO idea how the raptor manages to be terrible on fuel when going so slowly? Ride my XJ the same speeds and it will do 60 to the gallon and 300+ to the tank

Just to clarify the jerrycan on mine is for when I run out!! Anyone else runs out I will let you push it a bit first so I can offer a reasonable and competetive price for enough go-go juice to get your sweating, wheezing carcasses back to the beer tent
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Old 04-08-11, 11:45 AM   #48
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So your expect 10 mpg then?

will it be £1.80/l?
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I'll be selling it by the ounce never mind the litre. #twang of rubber glove being put on# Won't hurt... much

If I get more than 30mpg I'll have to give myself a slap for not trying hard enough.
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Old 04-08-11, 12:03 PM   #50
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Hmmmm, maybe I will be selling petrol to people after all.... sold at £1.79/L (Mental note, must mount the boats jerry cans on the bike....)
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