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Offline jaybiker

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Re: What does it cost you run your bike?
« Reply #20 on: August 13, 2019, 03:56:37 pm »
My bike only "costs" me my insurance premium every month. The more I ride, the cheaper my cost/km is  :deal:


Wow, so you don't use fuel, tyres, oil, filters, brake pads, chains/sprockets, batteries, globes etc?

And aren't licence renewals, helmets, boots, gloves and other gear also part of the cost package of running a bike?  ???
 

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Re: What does it cost you run your bike?
« Reply #21 on: August 13, 2019, 04:02:31 pm »
I Started using Fuelio to keep track of service intervals etc but end up using it to determine the running cost of my bike. Still new so need to update insurance cost etc but it gives you a very nice breakdown of cost/km etc.
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Offline Kortbroek

Re: What does it cost you run your bike?
« Reply #22 on: August 13, 2019, 04:07:56 pm »
My bike only "costs" me my insurance premium every month. The more I ride, the cheaper my cost/km is  :deal:


Wow, so you don't use fuel, tyres, oil, filters, brake pads, chains/sprockets, batteries, globes etc?

And aren't licence renewals, helmets, boots, gloves and other gear also part of the cost package of running a bike?  ???

No my XR uses none of those...



of course I'm being facetious  :lamer:  if I was keeping track of the cost then I would have sold it already seeing as I'm not riding much at the moment.
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Offline ReaperMan

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Re: What does it cost you run your bike?
« Reply #23 on: August 13, 2019, 04:14:20 pm »
So I have been tracking the lifetime costs of my F800GS Adventure using Road Trip on my phone. The screenshots include fuel, services, maintenance and insurance.

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Re: What does it cost you run your bike?
« Reply #24 on: August 13, 2019, 04:19:14 pm »
Good lord, some of you have way to much time on your hands...

If I worked out what the 990 cost me per km I would sell it.

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Re: What does it cost you run your bike?
« Reply #25 on: August 13, 2019, 04:26:20 pm »
Good lord, some of you have way to much time on your hands...

If I worked out what the 990 cost me per km I would sell it.

Naa, just capture it when I fill up. Then again, OCD on numbers. You should see what the Pajero costs me...
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Offline Robin Brown

Re: What does it cost you run your bike?
« Reply #26 on: August 13, 2019, 05:26:20 pm »
The freedom, fun and pleasure outweigh any costs.