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So im about to go on a long journey across Texas from El Paso to Fort worth. Im not sure how ill do on gas or if a tank will even get me from city to city. Im not trying to get stranded in the middle of no where. Anyone make this trip or have any advise besides a gas can? Thanks!
 

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I guess it depends on how hard you are going to ride. Its Texas so there arent any hills or curves. I get about 120 miles to a tank with my 06 if I keep it under 10k rpms and under 100 mph on the highway. I dont like to run my tank down to low even riding in normal conditions. Ive only had my low fuel light on once when I purchased the bike just to get an idea how far it would go. Play it safe and keep it topped off is my opinion.
 

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I just google mapped a gas station every 170 miles when I rode from Phoenix to LA. Just be smart and plan your logistics a little. I get about 180 to a tank if I keep it at like 8-8.5k RPM. If you know how much you get to a tank just map it out first.
 

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With the way my 2009 is currently set up, I get about 120 miles before the low fuel light comes on (about 1 gallon left). I get about the same mileage whether I ride it hard or not.

I'm sure you can find a station every 120 - 150 miles. You will prolly want to take a break and stretch that often anyway.
 

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Head down towards San Antonio.........atleast then you hit Hill Country enroute.......adds a few miles but definitely worth it

When you get to Kerrville fill up with gas---ride the three sisters route and then head to Fort Worth
 
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Forget worrying about gas - you need to stay jacked up on Red Bull or Amp. That is one [email protected]@ ride that seems to go on for-friggin-ever!
 
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If you're taking the interstate then you'll probably be hitting a fuel station of some sort every 50-60 miles at most. I've been both ways thru there quite a few times
 

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Head down towards San Antonio.........atleast then you hit Hill Country enroute.......adds a few miles but definitely worth it

When you get to Kerrville fill up with gas---ride the three sisters route and then head to Fort Worth
The three sisters is definitely worth the detour. Trust RiversZZR and I on this one.
 

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Head down towards San Antonio.........atleast then you hit Hill Country enroute.......adds a few miles but definitely worth it

When you get to Kerrville fill up with gas---ride the three sisters route and then head to Fort Worth
The three sisters is definitely worth the detour. Trust RiversZZR and I on this one.
Yup, The Three Sisters is a must! If you plan to hit them on a weekend, let me know if you need a guide.
 
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