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Old 06-16-2021, 04:17 PM   #431 (permalink)
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CTX700 manual transmission

Just bought a new Honda ctx 700 6 speed and my first 2 tanks were 70.1 and 73 mpg US. Any tips? would love to avg 80 mpg us . Thinking of adding cruise control and a windshield

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Old 06-16-2021, 05:18 PM   #432 (permalink)
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Windshield will reduce your MPG. Going slower is the easiest way to improve MPG. You might mess with gearing to give lower RPM at cruise.
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Yes when it needs a chain I have thought about using the DCT sprocket and chain set instead of the manual 39 tooth rear sprocket instead of 43
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I went to a motorcycle dealer just recently to test ride a KTM Duke 200, ideally one of the new five speed groms as well. Inventory was very short, I've never seen it so empty. Grom shipments didnt show up, so i just rode the duke. Wasn’t as fun as I was expecting, i still need to try a new grom. They quoted me $5300 for that duke 200 ($4000 MSRP), which had been sitting on the lot for about a year.


Just gonna have to wait this out, maybe get a used one at some point, i’m not paying that much over MSRP. They also quoted me for a grom ABS, of which they had none in stock, $5000. Ive read about people already riding around on their new groms for $3800 out the door.

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