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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 10-04-2012, 02:10 AM Thread Starter
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I am hopping over from the 500 world today. I bought a 2012 250R today. I know, why would anyone downgrade...

I love speed, but i love saving money on fuel more...lol.

Anyway, i am thoroughly impressed with my little ninja. It is a peppy little thing that seems to love the high RPMs. I cant wait to see what kind of mpgs i will be looking at. I look forward to the shift and getting to learn about this machine.
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 10-04-2012, 08:12 AM
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congrats on the new purchase. The 250 is a great little bike, cheap on gas, insurance and registration as well. My roommate still has a blast on his, even after 4 years. It's awesome in the twisties too.
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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 10-09-2012, 02:52 AM Thread Starter
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Average 46 on my first fill. I noticed that the fuel gauge is off my quite a bit. I had an eighth of a tank left and only put on 3.5 gallons in...had at least another half gallon of safe traveling. Looks like 250 miles is the magic number to start looking for fuel.


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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 10-09-2012, 02:53 AM Thread Starter
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I meant 64 mpgs...lol


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post #5 of 8 (permalink) Old 10-28-2012, 09:40 PM Thread Starter
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Last fill was about 58 and mostly highway now...just passed the first 1k miles.


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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 10-29-2012, 11:25 AM
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Good economy!

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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 12-01-2012, 08:11 PM Thread Starter
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Removed snorkel an added shimmed the needles...we'll see how much this affects fuel economy soon...


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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 12-03-2012, 02:34 PM Thread Starter
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Amazing power across the entire rev range; nice and smooth.


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