Wow... really good mileage!

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Maybe his speedo is in kilometers?

150 is a lot of miles on a dirt bike in one day, unless it is a dual sport ride.

Lots of two stroke enduro bikes will go 80+ miles when ridden gently, but they usually have 3 gallon tanks.
 
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XRpredator said:
I've done 70 in a day

and I needed to spend the next couple in bed
:rotfl:

I wasn't too sore after... I work out on a regular basis, so I'm sure that helped!
 

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I was able to get about 80 miles out of a tank on a 92KDX200, and I get about 70 miles on a tank from my KTM200. never checked the ATK450, so not sure what that gets.

Ryan, what part of Maine do you ride in, I do some riding around Ellsworth when I visit my parents, but I'm not real familiar with the trails and where to go. Probably heading up in about a month and plan on a few days of riding while I'm there.
 
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My neighbor said i should get 200 miles on one tank for his crf230 and the same on my 150 is this even possible
 

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My neighbor said i should get 200 miles on one tank for his crf230 and the same on my 150 is this even possible
Sure its possible, if you push the bike for 150 of those miles :rotfl:
 
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4 wheeler speedometers aren't known for their accuracy.

If you have a GPS use that to see how accurate the speedometer actually is.



Roughly speaking you got about 64 miles to a gallon (actually 71, but I'm rounding down)

or you used 2 ounces of gas for every 1 mile.
or you used 1 ounce of gas for every 2640 feet.
or you used 1 teaspoon of gas every 440 feet.
or you used 1 milliliter of gas every 90 feet.

1 rear tire rotation will take you about 5 feet.


Or from the another point of view.

Lets say you averaged 30 mph for the day. That means it took 5 hours to travel that 150 miles. Lets say you were super efficient and kept the bike in the final gear. For arguments sake lets say you kept it at 2000RPM's the whole time. This would equate to 600,000 revolutions for the whole day. (Realistically 30mph in 6th gear is around 5000rpms )


This means you used 1 milliliter of gas for every 75 combustions.

Or you used 1 ml of gas every 2.2 seconds.

**1 ml is about how much your average eye dropper holds.**

I know my numbers aren't exact, but they are ballpark. Is there any possible way an engine can be this efficient?


EDIT: I thought you said you went 150 miles on 1 tank, I see now you said 85, so cut everything I said up there in half :)
 
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mox69 said:
4 wheeler speedometers aren't known for their accuracy.

If you have a GPS use that to see how accurate the speedometer actually is.



Roughly speaking you got about 64 miles to a gallon (actually 71, but I'm rounding down)

or you used 2 ounces of gas for every 1 mile.
or you used 1 ounce of gas for every 2640 feet.
or you used 1 teaspoon of gas every 440 feet.
or you used 1 milliliter of gas every 90 feet.

1 rear tire rotation will take you about 5 feet.


Or from the another point of view.

Lets say you averaged 30 mph for the day. That means it took 5 hours to travel that 150 miles. Lets say you were super efficient and kept the bike in the final gear. For arguments sake lets say you kept it at 2000RPM's the whole time. This would equate to 600,000 revolutions for the whole day. (Realistically 30mph in 6th gear is around 5000rpms )


This means you used 1 milliliter of gas for every 75 combustions.

Or you used 1 ml of gas every 2.2 seconds.

**1 ml is about how much your average eye dropper holds.**

I know my numbers aren't exact, but they are ballpark. Is there any possible way an engine can be this efficient?
We used his GPS too :laugh: So it's definetely around 80 miles per tank.

Like I said, I did a lot of mixed riding. Everything from Straight aways to rocky hills. So basically, everything from 10 MPH to about 65 MPH :laugh: