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Reply To: 44th Cold Kiwi – 2019

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  • Town/City: Wellington
  • Bike: BMW R80 G/S, R100GS & M72 Sidecar, Gilera Runner ST200
Rank: 1200cc Rider

Just under 12kms/litre. Got a best of 14kms/litre from the R80 with the Velorex, jetted just off meltdown – pure white plugs. Need a jet between what I’m running now, & what I was running then. Unfortunately a 155 mj is not readily available.

Was interesting looking at the Aussie sidecar thread (on that other site) where they were talking about what the GSX1400s & XJR1300s got at legal-ish speed limits – 10kms/litre or under…

Sure you could do the CK. Just ride everywhere. Like a few other people. This is a much flatter site than Horopito, with much better drainage.

Generally I’m better organised for sleeping – it’s was just that it was wet. I should have dug some more stuff out of the tub before I went to bed. With the EXPED mat, stuff under the sleeping bag would have just made lumps – not helped with insulation.