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    "Commuter" bikes-tell us about your commute

    What is your commuter bike?

    Length of commute-round trip?

    How many MPG do you average?

    How much horsepower?

    How long have you had it?

    What kind of riding? (city, country, interstate?)
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    A. 2002 R1200c

    B. 108.5 RT

    C. 45-48

    D. 64 + Killer Torque

    E. 3 years

    F. Split between all 3

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    2004 R1150RS

    70 miles (Round Trip)

    45 mpg

    95 hp

    2 years

    country / interstate
    Last edited by grossjohann; 05-23-2008 at 03:20 PM. Reason: 90 hp to 95 hp (not much gain, but worth the correction)

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    Quote Originally Posted by ultracyclist View Post
    What is your commuter bike?

    Length of commute-round trip?

    How many MPG do you average?

    How much horsepower?

    How long have you had it?

    What kind of riding? (city, country, interstate?)
    85 K100 RT

    40 RT

    42 -43 MPG

    Not sure but think around 90 HP

    4 years

    interstate and city
    Roy G.
    85 K100RT Ol Ruby "Gone but not forgotten"

    02 K1200LTC Hoss

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    Quote Originally Posted by ultracyclist View Post
    What is your commuter bike?

    Length of commute-round trip?

    How many MPG do you average?

    How much horsepower?

    How long have you had it?

    What kind of riding? (city, country, interstate?)
    1. 04 R1150RT

    2. 26 miles

    3. 45

    4. 95

    5. 5 months

    6. city/interstate
    04 R1150RT

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    I ride about 7 miles round trip. Takes me less than 10 minutes. But it's still an excuse to ride!!

    I love my bike.
    Nik #140220 - '88 K75C | '96 R1100RS | '77 R100RS | '06 DL650
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    Daily Commute

    1) 04' R1150RT

    2) 78 Miles RT

    3) 45-50 mpg (depenting on how heavy the right hand is feeling)

    4) 95 hp

    5) 1 month (used to have an R1150RS)

    6) Slab and country, about 60/40 split respectively

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    Quote Originally Posted by ultracyclist View Post
    What is your commuter bike?

    Length of commute-round trip?

    How many MPG do you average?

    How much horsepower?

    How long have you had it?

    What kind of riding? (city, country, interstate?)
    A. 1994 K75S

    B. 44 miles (Livonia to Ann Arbor)

    C. 45 - 50 MPG

    D. 75 Horse

    E. 2 years

    D. Interstate / City

    I love that little K75S!

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    What is your commuter bike? 2002 R 1150 RA

    Length of commute-round trip? 70 Miles

    How many MPG do you average? ~41

    How much horsepower? Whatever the R 1150 R has...

    How long have you had it? 3 months

    What kind of riding? (city, country, interstate?) Yes.
    Last edited by WildBlue; 05-27-2008 at 06:31 PM.

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    What is your commuter bike? 96 R1100RT

    Length of commute-round trip? 50 Miles

    How many MPG do you average? 50 MPG

    How much horsepower? Enough

    How long have you had it? 2000 miles (1 month)

    What kind of riding? (city, country, interstate?) all four lane but climb over 6000 pass twice a day
    Mike
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    1996 R1100RT sold

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    What is your commuter bike? 2000 R1100RT & 2001 HD Dyna Wide glide

    Length of commute-round trip? 25 miles

    How many MPG do you average? about 42 MPG

    How much horsepower? Dont care.

    How long have you had it? 1 year 3 years (Honda Magna V-65 before that)

    What kind of riding? (city, country, interstate?) All three.






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    1 2001 K1200LTC
    2 50 miles rt
    3 45
    4 Plenty
    5 3 mos
    6 Mostly freeway

    7 Cost of fillup; Bike = $15, Truck = $85. Same frequency

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    Quote Originally Posted by ultracyclist View Post
    What is your commuter bike?

    Length of commute-round trip?

    How many MPG do you average?

    How much horsepower?

    How long have you had it?

    What kind of riding? (city, country, interstate?)
    80 miles round trip

    48 mpg

    around 90 hp (unsure)

    5 years

    starts as country hop on the interstate and end in the city (reverse that for going home )
    05 R1200RT
    Duragloss, Sidi, Russell, Olympia, Arai
    Sonor Signature Series (no longer made thanks to AMF buying Sonor)
    These are a few of my favorite things ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ultracyclist View Post
    What is your commuter bike?

    Length of commute-round trip?

    How many MPG do you average?

    How much horsepower?

    How long have you had it?

    What kind of riding? (city, country, interstate?)
    a. '06 f650gs
    b. About 40 Miles, varies with traffic conditions and traffic avoidance route options.
    c. 50-62, lots of throttle work.
    d. No idea, 50?
    e. 2 years
    f. one way about 11 miles urban (can be very fun in a disturbing way), remainder interstate.

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    What is your commuter bike?Now 07 RT, (Was 96 Rt and then 04 RT)

    Length of commute-round trip? 602.3 (Weekend trip home and back)

    How many MPG do you average? 54-56

    How much horsepower? 100+

    How long have you had it? 2.5 yrs

    What kind of riding? (city, country, interstate?) Originally all interstate, now only the first two

    Ron

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