mattsz wrote - Someday I'd love it if you'll tell me about why it is that sea-level mileage should be worse than high-altitude mileage. Another time.
..............If I never drive faster than Scotty's high-altitude maximum of 45 mph, at sea level, I wonder what would my mileage be like?...........
DOn't use more than half throttle at sea level, though.Bare
Well, I would do that Bare, but a wise man I know of refuses to tiptoe through life only to arrive safely at death...
I found that out the first time I rode the bike and was breaking it in on the ride home! I got a bit over 80 mpg on those first few rides. I haven't accomplished it since. I have gotten over 75 on a few occasions up in the mountains when we were putting along dodging ice and rocks.Bare
...................I draw great comfort from the knowledge that I can pull out of the garage and ride all the way up to Khardang La without a care in the world. Mm, about carbs and jets e.a., that is.
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