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Offline LONG BOB

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690 Economical
« on: April 03, 2012, 03:20:02 pm »
 I got 245 km before the reserve light came on. Then set my trip and did 57 km on reserve. (she died) Then opened the extra tanks, did a total of 443km and reserve light came on again .This was done on all different types of roads and rode normally( a little more aggressively on dirt ).
So at least i know how far a tank will get now. Total fuel was 20.3l
 

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Re: 690 Economical
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2012, 03:33:09 pm »
that is very interesting.

i only manage about 190km before reserve light comes on....

what settings you running? mapping switch on number...????
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Re: 690 Economical
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2012, 03:53:28 pm »
that is very interesting.

i only manage about 190km before reserve light comes on....

what settings you running? mapping switch on number...????

LB has fitted Rally-Raid tanks, hence the range! ;)
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Re: 690 Economical
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2012, 03:58:55 pm »
that is very interesting.

i only manage about 190km before reserve light comes on....

what settings you running? mapping switch on number...????

same here  :thumleft:
 

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Re: 690 Economical
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2012, 07:53:44 pm »
Well if J Dog only gets 190 on his 690 then so do I, no seriously that kit must help with airodynamics, as I get 200 if I ride like a soft cock , last ride I did I got 178 and the light was on , but at least I know what I can get on reserve now , having said that I did find out last night that my map was on 8 so not sure if that will make a diffrence .
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Re: 690 Economical
« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2012, 06:36:26 am »
just checked mine also set on no 8. will change it this weekend and see if it changes the consumption.
 

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Re: 690 Economical
« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2012, 10:03:50 am »
Well if J Dog only gets 190 on his 690 then so do I, no seriously that kit must help with airodynamics, as I get 200 if I ride like a soft cock , last ride I did I got 178 and the light was on , but at least I know what I can get on reserve now , having said that I did find out last night that my map was on 8 so not sure if that will make a diffrence .

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Re: 690 Economical
« Reply #7 on: April 04, 2012, 12:07:22 pm »
I tested mine on all 3 settings and didn't notice much of a difference either way
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Re: 690 Economical
« Reply #8 on: May 07, 2012, 04:04:23 am »
I got 210 km on my first tank before light came on. Did another 30 km then filled up. Took 10.5l. But still riding gently and stop/start in town.
Very happy with that kind of consumption.
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Re: 690 Economical
« Reply #9 on: May 07, 2012, 07:18:39 am »
I got 210 km on my first tank before light came on. Did another 30 km then filled up. Took 10.5l. But still riding gently and stop/start in town.
Very happy with that kind of consumption.
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Re: 690 Economical
« Reply #10 on: May 08, 2012, 07:56:31 pm »
Went on today. Looks awful without the screen. Will post pics tomorrow. Not sure what I'm going to do.
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Re: 690 Economical
« Reply #11 on: May 09, 2012, 07:47:28 am »
On average my reserve light come on on about 190 km

Has someone fitted a SE tank on the 690?. I read on Adv rider that some guys managed to fit it, but seems to be a bit of a problem to do so.
 

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Re: 690 Economical
« Reply #12 on: May 09, 2012, 07:58:09 am »
Went on today. Looks awful without the screen. Will post pics tomorrow. Not sure what I'm going to do.
Have you not got a screen yet?
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Re: 690 Economical
« Reply #13 on: June 04, 2012, 12:22:08 pm »
My first tank and I got 204 km's when the light came on , filled up and put in 9.8 liters that equates to roughly 20.8 km/l . the bike is new now only just over 300km's on the odometer so I am guessing the motor is abit tight. I am trying really had to stick to the not over 5000 rpm for the first 500km's but it is not easy.

The only bike I can compare it to is my BMW X Challenge where I would average between 27 to 30 km's per liter. this bike seems thirsty and I have not even given its ear a proper tug yet.

Is this as good as it gets?
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Re: 690 Economical
« Reply #14 on: June 04, 2012, 12:58:40 pm »
That's about as good as it gets I get 190 a tank
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