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post #1 of 105 (permalink) Old 01-23-2010, 08:59 PM Thread Starter
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Question Seriously, what's your mileage?

Just curious about what kind of gas mileage other Goldwings are getting.

I always use premium fuel in my '08 and with 3700 miles on it so far, I'm getting an average 42 mpg when I ride with friends (typically 70-80 mph with 95% on open highways) and if I take backroads and drive conservatively (55-65 mph), I can average 46-47 mpg.

Personally, I'm very pleased with my mileage since the official Honda website specs for the 2010 Goldwing is only 36 mpg.
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post #2 of 105 (permalink) Old 01-23-2010, 09:14 PM
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'83 1100 I 68000 miles, we get 48-52 mpg on the interstate.
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post #3 of 105 (permalink) Old 01-23-2010, 09:25 PM
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2000 GL1500SE, can average anywhere between 35 and 45 depending on the riding. Start getting the 15's around 70mph and they use start sucking gas a little harder, I also pull a trailer. Lots of variables in the mileage calculation.
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Highway, 80mph, 2-up, loaded to the gills on vacation,= 39 mpg
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post #6 of 105 (permalink) Old 01-23-2010, 10:38 PM
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I average about 40, but I tend to ride her hard. BTW, IMHO you're just wasting your money putting premium in the tank...

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post #7 of 105 (permalink) Old 01-24-2010, 12:45 AM
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Two up on highway average 36 . can hit 40 solo and taking it slow.
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post #8 of 105 (permalink) Old 01-24-2010, 06:27 AM
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40 unless I get over 70mph, then it gets pretty bad. Don't even try to figure it.
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post #9 of 105 (permalink) Old 01-24-2010, 06:42 AM
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I will be surprised if the 20011 models don't have a 6th gear. It took Harley until 2006 to respond to the public cry, but that's typical of an American company. Come on " Hirohito " , wake up and drop the RPM's.

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4,500 miles on my 09 and I consistantly get over 40+ per tank.

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