Week of April 16th - April 22nd, 2012 (Nat Avg $3.93)

Discussion in 'The Daily Grind' started by Right Lane Cruiser, Apr 16, 2012.

  1. PaleMelanesian

    PaleMelanesian Beat the System Staff Member

    Nope. Front seat doesn't fold flat. Rear seat split-folds, but the limiting space is the pass-thru between the front seats. That fold-flat front seat is a nifty feature you have that I don't.

    Kind of like this.
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  2. Right Lane Cruiser

    Right Lane Cruiser Penguin of Notagascar

    Sheesh. I'm going to have to go over the car to see if there is anything wrong with it because I can't get the high numbers no matter what I do in the afternoons. Something isn't right (though I am getting a lot more traffic stopping me recently and the wind isn't helping matters at all).

    7 lights to contend with on the way to lunch and I had to backtrack through 6 of them to get onto my normal route going home. :p

    54F, 10mph headwind from the N, sunny:

    • 69.7mpg for 2.7mi (Work to restaurant)
    • 106.6mpg for 14.7mi (Restaurant to home)
    The tank is back down to 105.9mpg over 616.5mi with 10 of 20 bars remaining on the fuel gauge.

    Day Total: 104.1mpg over 32.5mi
     
  3. groar

    groar X-Frenchy: very

    Re : Week of April 16th - April 22nd, 2012 (Nat Avg $3.93)

    I want a small light 2006 MT IMA coupé with rear wheel skirts for my next car, but far too rare in France...

    Today:
    • 19.9mi @ 68.0mpgUS 7°C=44°F wet road
    • 3mi @ 42.9mpgUS to/from restaurant 3 up
    • 19.4mi @ 63.4mpgUS 12°C=53°F partly dry road 11mph headwind
    • 0.7mi @ 54.4 & 0.7mi @ 55.7 to/from school
    Day: 44 @ 61.8mpgUS
    Commute: 39.3mi @ 65.6mpgUS :)
    Tank: 183.7mi @ 63.5mpgUS (110% & 10pip) from 64.2 :( virtual tank @922mi.

    Denis.
     
  4. diamondlarry

    diamondlarry Super MPG Man/god :D

    My son had a few suggestions for mpg dropping: Sticking brake caliper since brakes are used so infrequently? No really.:p Lazy O2 sensor(s)? Clogged catalytic converter?
     
  5. Right Lane Cruiser

    Right Lane Cruiser Penguin of Notagascar

    It's probably just me since the morning numbers are where I expect them to be, rolling distances appear to be about right, and cruising instantaneous numbers are on the money. :eek:
     
  6. Gord

    Gord Super Moderator Staff Member

    Only been out in the Jazz/Fit today. 8.4 miles @ 60.1 in 2 trips.
     
  7. EVuser

    EVuser Well-Known Member

    No driving today.
    Yesterday's numbers
    7.5 mi
    163 Wh/mi
    205.75 MPGe

    Temps in the mid 80F no wind, max speed about 35 mph
     
  8. FXSTi

    FXSTi Well-Known Member

    Had to come to school today again because I need access to some journals which are not online yet. Paper is due at midnight and I focus better away from the distractions of home.

    50.3/55.2 miles @ 53F slight headwind from the East (which is weird in itself).
     
  9. groar

    groar X-Frenchy: very

    Re : Week of April 16th - April 22nd, 2012 (Nat Avg $3.93)

    Had to go to vote today. Intentionally forgot the keys @ home, so we had to walk while our 5 years old son got his bike :cool:
    • 1.2 mi @ 8500mpgUS
    based upon the energy used by the coffee machine used just before leaving home :p

    Denis.
     
  10. FXSTi

    FXSTi Well-Known Member

    Finished my paper in time to have daylight for half the trip home. Roads were free of traffic:D

    55.6/57.3 miles school to gas station.
    51.3/3.8 miles gas station to home.
    53.883/555 miles tank fill
     
  11. FXSTi

    FXSTi Well-Known Member

    Here we go again.

    53.883/555 miles this tank. Not using UG mileage anymore, will edit last 2 tanks.
     
  12. alvaro84

    alvaro84 Homura-chan's selfishness

    Finished another tank on Sunday on a Gerecse exploration trip (it's a hilly area of Hungary I've never seen before). We spent ~210km in the saddle yesterday (~130mi), started in warm (albeit windy, of course) spring weather and ended up in rain on the way home.

    The tank itself became the best this year so far: 2.89l/100km ~ 81.51 mpgUS. Finally I'm over 80 mpg again, yay.

    Morning to work: 5C, nice route (it's not dark anymore at 5:20am), tried key-off coasting down the usual way. In this cold Teresa wouldn't roll up a little incline before the road, she stops there instead. So it's only 0.6km key off today, not 0.8 like other times I took this route lately. And it must be the temperature, she did not roll down to the road in winter either.
     
  13. Gord

    Gord Super Moderator Staff Member

    Well done Alvaro :D

    What's happened to the UG Kirk? Great fill result by the way :)

    4 short trips on Sunday:

    52.3 / 4.4 To parents for lunch, 46°F, 5UP + dog.
    47.4 / 4.4 Back home, raining, 57°F.
    78.3 / 2.9 To shops. Brilliant short run, loads of engine off coasting, 46°F, 1UP, I managed to coast all way from 2 lane, round a roundabout and into a pull-through spot in car park. I love it when that happens :D
    54.5 / 3.0 Heavy rain on way back home, had to go a different way, more traffic, lots of standing water :(, 46°F.

    Total for Sunday: 54.6mpg over 14.7miles

    Tank steady at 53.8 / 562.7 / DTE238 Guess gauge at 4+/14
     
  14. FXSTi

    FXSTi Well-Known Member

    Gord,

    Nothing wrong with the UG just decided to go with the ODO numbers for simplicity.
     
  15. PaleMelanesian

    PaleMelanesian Beat the System Staff Member

    Friday, loaded up with lumber:
    44.8 / 1.5 - work to pizza
    67.8 / 10.5 - pizza to home
    Tank way down to 80.1 mpg.

    Sunday night to youth group, 2 kids in the back:
    91.2 / 9.0
    75.3 / 8.9
    Tank back a bit to 80.2 mpg.
     
  16. Gord

    Gord Super Moderator Staff Member

    Oh right, I thought you'd you had stopped using it!
     
  17. PaleMelanesian

    PaleMelanesian Beat the System Staff Member

    Oh, Sean. I feel your pain, but when you put these two statements together... :p

     
  18. alvaro84

    alvaro84 Homura-chan's selfishness

    13C / 55F last afternoon and started in a light drizzle which stopped somewhere on the way home. I took the short route.

    8C /46F this morning. Teresa did glide a bit better than yesterday (5C / 41F), and almost reached the top of that bump before the road. It's still 0.6km key off, anyway.

    Today I used the glove heating for only about half of the trip, and stopped the engine for long red lights (after I disconnected the heating). After I had stopped cars behind I didn't needed the extra visibility so I turned the lights off by the ignition key (there's no other way, she's European and our regulations say that lights must always be on on a motorcycle :D)

    Now I go hurry back to work...
     

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