Or view bikes by:
 - new additions
 - brand
 - year
 - category
 - 50cc or 125cc
 - top charts
New 2014 models New
All 2013 models
MC of the year
News and reviews
Words and terms
Unit converters
Riding safety

Free classifieds

Submit motorcycles
Advertise products
Contact Bikez
About Bikez
Privacy Policy
Biker personals

RE: Heated grips and mileage 02 Suzuki DL 1000 V-Strom discussion forum:
RE: Heated grips and mileage

RE: Heated grips and mileage 
Tony Higgins said 2002-04-14 23:49:52 
My city mileage is about the same early in break-in, maybe a bit
better; as this is a big 4-stroke twin, I would expect mileage
to improve over time, especially after the first 1000 miles or
so. My experience is that this engine type (torque-oriented,
relatively large displacement per cylinder) needs to wear in and
loosen up before it hits its best mileage. My expectation is
about a 10-15% improvement in the city; this would lead to
something on the order of 45 mpg (U.S. gallons). I would also
expect to see something like 48-55 mpg highway (+-60 mpg imperial)
after break-in.
Just remember -- 3.8 litres to a U.S. gallon, 4.5 litres to an
Imperial gallon, 1.25 U.S. gallons to an Imperial gallon, and just
don´t get into quarts, cups, etc.!
BTW, the prices quoted for the accessories are the same I got in
Edmonton, but the dealer cut off 20% when I ordered all of them.
I expect to see them on April 19th -- will let you know.
Answer this message                           Show discussion overview

Comments, questions and answersEnter a comment or answer to this message

We invite you to introduce yourself by a few sentences if you are new to this discussion group. Enter your e-mail to join the forum and get notifcations of new messages. Or post your question, answer or comment as a guest. We have just improved this discussion forum and expect the number of users to increase.
Optional e-mail
Enter your e-mail to join the forum and get notification of answers and new messages. You can unsubscribe by a single click. Bikez does not show, sell or misuse e-mail addresses.
Message text

More 2002 Suzuki DL 1000 V-Strom information

Our discussion groups are intended for short messages. We also welcome more extensive motorcycle reviews.

Bikez also recommends that you check out the technical data and the riders' rating for the 02 Suzuki DL 1000 V-Strom. You can also rate it yourself. Use our efficient motorcycle classifieds to sell or buy this bike. Your motorbike gets a high quality presentation. Ads are free.
    Aprilia     Benelli     BMW     Ducati     Harley-Davidson     Honda     Kawasaki     KTM     Moto Guzzi     Suzuki     Triumph     Ural     Yamaha   

Copyright © 1999-2014 by Bikez.com
Motorcycle catalogue and Motorcycle classifieds