range on a stock XR650R gas tank

13 replies to this topic
  • RPeyatt

Posted January 02, 2007 - 07:34 PM


any info would help

  • philipstjohn

Posted January 02, 2007 - 07:43 PM


[quote name='RPeyatt']any info would help[/QUOTE

It seems 30-35 mpg is the norm for most riders...crusing around town, my bike seems to do much better...:lol:

  • bcone

Posted January 02, 2007 - 07:44 PM


Depends on mileage... I get about 35 - 38 depending on how much a I gas it around, so about 75 miles per tank. This is of course riding on the street with slicks, not hills or dirt with mud tires so it could be WAY less. Hope that helps. Check other threads for this topic.

  • 2000 xr650r

Posted January 02, 2007 - 08:11 PM


70-80 mile range sounds about right.

  • 2XR650s

Posted January 02, 2007 - 09:02 PM


I have gotten really close to 60 miles to reserve on three different bikes, which is about 30mpg, haulin butt in the dirt. A little better than that on the street.

  • rcnutt

Posted January 02, 2007 - 09:15 PM


uncorked in the dirt=30 mpg

  • pman13

Posted January 03, 2007 - 06:21 AM


I also have an uncorked and I get 30-35 mpg depending on where I'm riding.

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  • Betopro

Posted January 03, 2007 - 08:48 AM


The most I have gotten out of mine is 60miles and that is riding in baja in different riding conditions, If I know my ride is goin to be longer than that before their's a gas stop I use my IMS 3.2g tank

  • pburke

Posted January 03, 2007 - 08:54 AM


just a totally different data point - uncorked, Edelbrock'ed, 15-45 gears, street tires with 25psi, easy highway riding under 65mph, 50mpg every time.

same bike in the woods, shorter gears, D606s 15psi, 30mpg

  • philipstjohn

Posted January 03, 2007 - 11:17 AM


I found it easier to get the stock tank completely full by removing the white plastic insert in the tank. This help me get consistent numbers with a "full tank". Also, the tank can be filled up by "quick fill" systems with the white insert removed. Just another tip to carry the most you can with the stock tank everytime...:lol:

  • Troy_Bell

Posted January 03, 2007 - 12:25 PM


In the 4 years that I had my uncorked 650R, I would consistantly go between 68-72 miles before hitting reserve. This is with a mixture of on/off road riding.

  • HawkGT

Posted January 03, 2007 - 03:52 PM


Pretty sure I hit reserve after about 25 miles in the dunes once. :lol:

I normally get 30-35mpg off-road and 40-45mpg on-road.

  • weskc35k

Posted January 03, 2007 - 08:43 PM


70 to 80 miles,thrashing it.

  • 1stgear

Posted January 03, 2007 - 10:11 PM


I get about 60 before reserve in the dirt if I'm lucky. Have got as low as 45. Just installed a Clarke 4.3 natural color. Hitting reserve in the middle of the boonies ain't no fun. :lol:

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