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post #1 of 6 Old Oct 23rd, 2008, 8:54 am Thread Starter
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Using BC to check MPG!

I have been relying on the computer to get my MPG. Being disappointed with 35 MPG, 2 up pulling a trailer. I decided to manually check my MPG after every fill up and was actually getting 40 +- MPG.

The moral to this story, donít rely on the computer for MPG. Do a manual check and maybe you will be surprised at what you are actually getting.
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post #2 of 6 Old Oct 23rd, 2008, 8:59 am
 
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Re: Using BC to check MPG!

IIRC, that BC can be recalibrated to display the correct MPG. Somebody?
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Re: Using BC to check MPG!

The BC on my bike is usually within 1 mpg, but not always. The biggest difference, other than riding style, being the ethanol content, which drops my mileage about 10%.

Two up, windshield full up, ~40 mpg.
Solo, windshield down, ~46 mpg (w/ethanol).

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Re: Using BC to check MPG!

My BC is typically 2 to 3 mpg shy of actual.

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post #5 of 6 Old Oct 23rd, 2008, 10:28 am
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Re: Using BC to check MPG!

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IIRC, that BC can be recalibrated to display the correct MPG. Somebody?
I think this is what you're looking for.

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Re: Using BC to check MPG!

Thanks, Lare for that tidbit of info. Man.....where do you guys come up with stuff like this???
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