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Horrible gas milleage

I'm getting horrible gas mileage (20-25mpg) on my eikon 150 I can only go 45-50 miles before hitting reserve. When I fill up i only have to fill it up 2 gallons. The capacity is 4.5 gallons. I should be hitting reserve w/ about .8 gallons left. i don't know if the two problems are related though. I have a slighly dirty air filter that had been soaked in oil but i was able to rinse it out. I have a new filter on the way. Can this cause the problem? What else should i check?

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I get horrible mileage too with my bike. cant remember the exact miles but its bad. mine has a stage 1 jet kit ive herd that pretty much kills mileage but im not sure. i might have to check my air filter if that can be a problem too.

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