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Old March 25th, 2008, 08:58 PM   #21
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He gets 35mpg now. He buys this enduro and gets 45mpg. He has saved 10mpg. He drives 64miles per day. That's 1.83 gallons with the car and 1.42 gallons with the bike. A savings of 0.4 gallons a day. Let's assume he works 52 weeks at 5 days per week = 260 days x 0.4 = 106 gallons he has saved per year. Even at $4 per gallon

that's only $424 in savings per year. :miff: Go back to math class dumbass.
Yes, but he gets to ride the bike....
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Old March 25th, 2008, 08:59 PM   #22
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that is so not true...if you have to spend 200+ on gas a month, you could buy a bike, insure it and put gas in it for less than 200 a month, you get the bike and are ahead of the game...but the bike doesn't pay for itself unless you are riding it...
Sounds good on paper, but how many months out of the year can you ride a bike here in Michigan? Also, you will still be spending money on gas for your car/truck unless you are riding your bike everyday of the month.

I'm not knocking the bike idea, but it just doesn't seem like the answer for fuel economy...unless you got the bike for free.
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He gets 35mpg now. He buys this enduro and gets 45mpg. He has saved 10mpg. He drives 64miles per day. That's 1.83 gallons with the car and 1.42 gallons with the bike. A savings of 0.4 gallons a day. Let's assume he works 52 weeks at 5 days per week = 260 days x 0.4 = 106 gallons he has saved per year. Even at $4 per gallon

that's only $424 in savings per year. :miff: Go back to math class dumbass.
hey fuckface...the klr is good for 60+mpg so you go back to class
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Old March 25th, 2008, 09:01 PM   #24
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Sounds good on paper, but how many months out of the year can you ride a bike here in Michigan? Also, you will still be spending money on gas for your car/truck unless you are riding your bike everyday of the month.
I'm not knocking the bike idea, but it just doesn't seem like the answer for fuel economy...unless you got the bike for free.
I think you know the answer to that one
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Old March 25th, 2008, 09:07 PM   #25
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I will bet you 1 case of beer and a box of latex golves that you dont go 1 month straight riding that bike. No excuses, everyday, to and from work.

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well i get 10mpg and spend about $500 a month on gas and i cant wait till it's warm enough to ride my bike to work! and btw if you ride a klr or drz 400 with the proper gearing you can get up to 60mpg i dont have a calculator on my desk but that sure sounds good to me. plus im sure it's alot more fun to drive.
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I will bet you 1 case of beer and a box of latex golves that you dont go 1 month straight riding that bike. No excuses, everyday, to and from work.


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Old March 25th, 2008, 09:10 PM   #28
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I will bet you 1 case of beer and a box of latex golves that you dont go 1 month straight riding that bike. No excuses, everyday, to and from work.


I suggest getting a room and just buttsecksing each other instead of flirting in this thread.
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Good...we start tomorrow then.
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Good...we start tomorrow then.
bike riding and not buttsecksing I hope....
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no..when I get my new gear...I'm not wearing those damn roadrace leathers
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Bullshit Walter!!
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I think that you would be better off with this



or maybe one of these :tonka:

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WOW.. You can smell the musky scent of the flying "Man Goo" from the e-penis' in this thread
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Hancho is a bitch. don't listen to him get a man bike.







Just for baffoon clairification the preseeding was intended as humor.
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as was my post

I prefer Yamaha so I would shoot for a TT600 although not quite as modern as the KLR being air cooled it's like a Honda 650 parts can be found everywhere and they are simple to work on.
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I like the BMW dual sport. Or a Triumph Tiger.
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I was looking at Bikes for about a week, then i gave up.

I like the Triumphs, and the suzuki's and was leaning towards a DR-Z400, or a Thruxton.
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I like the BMW dual sport. Or a Triumph Tiger.
I had a BMW R1200C, sweet bike...really wanted one of their dual sports but didn't want to spend the cash they demand, so the KLR was it...
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