What kind of miles do you guys put on your bikes?

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  1. jdw

    jdw New Member

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    I've had mine now just short of a full month and maybe 3 weeks of that has been good riding weather. In that time I've put on between 650 and 700 miles. it feels like I'm filling the damn thing up every other day! :hs:

    But I did some calculating and this bike has only had an average of 840 miles/year. Granted I know that's low but still, I'm on pace to put 6000+ on it a season (damned short 'riding seasons' up here in the tundra.)

    What's 'normal' milage for you guys?
     
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    Vermincelli Banned

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    I dunno, 15-17k I guess.
     
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    about 8k the first year and probably 4-5k each year since.

    it's been a wet spring and I ended up only going to bike "week" for one day :(. I haven't gotten out as much as I'd like.
     
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    I bought my bike in mid April and have close to 1300 miles. 12 miles round trip to work and back plus going to a friends house or 2 on weekends. I do about 150 miles a week.
     
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    Not enough. About 500 this year.
     
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    5k a year
     
  7. Kenny Powers

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    Around 200 a week in the summer :o
     
  8. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    i'm finishing up my break in period this week, but i've averaged about 100 miles a week since i got it...
    when i take it to the shop next week for it's check up, i'll start riding more after...
     
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    well, most of my bikes haven't had odometers for a large amount of the miles I've put on them. so these numbers are kinda pulled out of my ass. I've been riding for just under 2 years.

    ninja 250 #1: 8k
    ninja 250 #2: 400 :o
    GS700: 5k
    KLX650: 800 so far? 500ish coming up this weekend
    SV677: 200?

    I guess that means 14-15k so far, in a bit under 2 years. 9k/year maybe, but for 6mo of this period I didn't have a working bike.
     
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    ive had my bike just shy of a year and ive got about 8700 miles on hte ODO..
     
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    bikes is 3 years old and I have 25k miles - my riding season up here is 6 months tops and one year i lsot 3 of those months due to a crash and the bike needing repairs
     
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    cRaZe 3rd world slummin

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    46k on the odo now... bought it with 0 miles in 2002. So average 7666 a year.
     
  13. squid

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    bought a little under a year ago and there's 5k on the odo

    plus a handful of miles on the supermoto, most of them on the track.
     
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    Last week I put on 2100.
    usually I do about 5k a year, about 3k to 4k is spread between 3 or 4 longish rides.
     
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    4 year old GSXR, 17k miles.
     
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    07 nov till now is 11,000 miles so far
     
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    bought it with 13k on the clock, added 2k in the first 6 weeks of owning it. :hsugh:

    between riding to work, and farting around on the weekends I spend a lot of time riding. Hell, last winter I had no commute for work (walked) and still rode 3k miles in nasty weather "for fun" :rofl:
     
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    I'm enjoying being able to ride places and not worry about what it's costing me.

    Only around 1200 miles now since I picked it up the beginning of June so I'm starting to slow down a bit. Need to get in some more wasteful evening riding hours I guess.
     
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    i've had mine for about 8 hours

    0.0 miles so far
    0.2 on the ODO

    :hs:
     
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    Lol, 110 kms so far.
     
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    I've had my bike about a year and put about 1800 miles on it granted 75% of those miles are offroad.
     
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    All spring/summer so far has either been rain soaked or fucking humid- only a weeks worth of perfect riding days. :hs:

    Don't get me wrong I still ride when it's batwing hot and will only do about 4K this year.
     
  23. Cachee0

    Cachee0 OT's Technical Recruiter, Send me your resume

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    Well when I moved to FL I worked from home over a year and I did about 25K between 3 diffrent bikes. Now that I work 65 miles away from my house and need to be in formal dress wear for work I don't ride much anymore. So I guess about 2-3K miles a year if i manage the free time to go and enjoy my bike.
     
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  25. Snafu

    Snafu more than meets the eye

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    10k/yr
     

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