Holy Hydrocarbons!

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Holy Hydrocarbons!

Post by LRP » Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:33 pm

Fueled up the CT at 7 this AM, picked up my friend Andy and went to Lakeland, Fl to pick up Andy's Triumph Speedliner which underwent it's first
service and had a windshield, saddle bags, seat, sissy bar, and engine bars added. Fueled again leaving Lakeland. 105 miles on 2.67 gallons
of 93 octane. That makes 39.296 Mpg! Mostly a 55 Mph day with large amounts of 45 Mph and about 20 at 60Mph. Temp was high of 94.
I weigh 220 and Andy weighs 180. I carry about 50# of crap in the trunk.
That is almost as good as an ELIO (of course he can claim the Elio gets more because they are STILL NOT IN PRODUCTION).

LRP :moto:
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Re: Holy Hydrocarbons!

Post by chaos2 » Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:46 pm

:lol: :cheers:
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and a rusty 2012 GU bought new
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Re: Holy Hydrocarbons!

Post by Tin Man » Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:51 pm

:clap: :cheers:
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Re: Holy Hydrocarbons!

Post by Lofty » Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:17 pm

My '18 GU averages 43 mpg, in mixed riding. I am well pleased with this figure.
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Re: Holy Hydrocarbons!

Post by LRP » Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:32 pm

Sure is a big improvement over the 31 mpg my previous '08 Patrol got.
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Re: Holy Hydrocarbons!

Post by shiftless » Sun Sep 16, 2018 3:28 am

I just bought the wife a ticket on Aeroflot to Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Russia (about 150 KM from Ozersk). I booked directly on Aeroflot's website, and it displayed the CO2 generated by this trip per passenger for each segment, with a total for the round trip.

This was the first time I booked directly on an airline's website, and the first time I saw the "environmental impact" provided as a part of the booking process. Passenger and luggage weight would certainly be a factor in the fuel consumed. They did not have a place to input weight, however after checking the box for FEMALE they did ask for passport information, presumably so they know to factor in an American shoehorned into the seat :o , or a Russian hottie likely requiring only a few silky things in a checked bag :wub: .

The Aeroflot website shows a real babe stewardess, not very PC, however I can confirm from personal observation that their flight attendants have been selected for minimal environmental impact. :roll:
Still like Charlie Chaplin's 1940 talkie "The Great Dictator"; had to abandon it as the inspiration for the theme of my Ural's paint scheme. People can't seem to tell satire from support. Too much public education.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_Dictator

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Re: Holy Hydrocarbons!

Post by Bendog02760 » Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:00 am

Having a carb model I’ve had to fall back a few times to using my reserve tank which has come in handy! All backroads and off-road riding yesterday and I was on fumes quickly.

The Aeroflot website shows a real babe stewardess, not very PC, however I can confirm from personal observation that their flight attendants have been selected for minimal environmental impact. :roll:
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I think Shiftless has made a valid point, minimal environmental impact!! :lol:
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Re: Holy Hydrocarbons!

Post by Snakeoil » Sun Sep 16, 2018 9:46 am

Certainly a long stretch from the old commercial using a Russian fashion show.

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Re: Holy Hydrocarbons!

Post by S 854 » Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:44 am



I love those old commercials...
'07 Arctic: The Russian Raucous Ship

Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out...

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Re: Holy Hydrocarbons!

Post by Mr Wazzock » Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:45 pm

Very good Image
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Re: Holy Hydrocarbons!

Post by shiftless » Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:23 pm

Not sure my pickup is rated to haul that flashlight model, but perhaps if I got a deal on some helper springs.... Naaa! I want to go green and devote myself to only the most aerodynamic of stewardesses, an ambition that has been somewhat hampered by that currently married thing. My wife's first husband cheated on her while she was pregnant. The kid is 31, and the father has never, ever, even once seen him. So it's not like she is the type to hold a grudge.
Still like Charlie Chaplin's 1940 talkie "The Great Dictator"; had to abandon it as the inspiration for the theme of my Ural's paint scheme. People can't seem to tell satire from support. Too much public education.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_Dictator

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Re: Holy Hydrocarbons!

Post by propwash » Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:44 pm

Holy significant digits!!!! :roll:

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