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Different driving habits load weight and types of trips will make a difference between you and others mpg. Make sure it's tuned properly and you are using the proper gasoline. The gas at the pump is terrible. You could try a gasoline additive to make it run more efficient too. Check that you have the proper tire pressure and that your clutch is adjusted properly And you can always ride slower.,

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2017 Bajaj Pulsar 150 how to get better fuel economy

Hi, Anonymous the following tips are low cost easy to apply/install and guaranteed to give you better gas mileage and a smoother running bike. The average motorcycle gets 56-64 KMPL. saving .2 Litre of gas could save you a 10 Kilometer walk. 125cc scooters have been known to get 185 KMPL.and more.
1. Proper tire inflation as per MFG. specifications wheels should be balanced and spokes tight.
2. Oil and coolant levels maintained at full marks, low levels produce excessive heat that causes the engine to work harder and reduces efficiency.
3. Keep extra weight to a minimum.
4. Take off from a dead stop should be smooth and easy throttle applied avoid excessive throttle snaps.
5. Smaller windshields get better KMPH than large ones, wind resistance increases as a square of the speed at which you're traveling. For example, at 112 KMPH, wind resistance is double what it is at 80 KMPH (70 squared is almost twice as much as 50 squared). That will dramatically reduce your mileage. Keep that in mind while biking.
6. Keep idle time to a bare minimum or turn off the engine.
7. Re-jet carburetor with a smaller main and mid-range jet.
8. Keep chain/belt properly adjusted.
9. Avoid quick braking, hasty acceleration, high-speed driving, try driving the speed limit and keep a constant speed.
10. On long trips use freeways or flat straight stretches of highways rather than city or rural routes avoid hills and mountains when possible.
11. Keep your engine clean, dirt and grease/oil hold in heat.
12. A full-face helmet is more aerodynamic than other types of helmets. Any other clothing that decreases your aerodynamic should be reconsidered.
13. Any unnecessary bling on your bike is going to decrease fuel efficiency.
14. Use high-quality fuel using low-quality fuel can cause sludge in your fuel injectors.
15. Keep warm up time to a minimum get off the choke ASAP.
16. Motorcycles run best when their engines are maintained, and that includes making sure the air filter is clean, the spark plugs are fresh, the fuel filter is free, and the timing/valves are adjusted.
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Jan 23, 2018 | 2011 Bajaj Pulsar 150

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My bike is Tvs victor 2002 it is not more mileage. So I will be fitting of local made of gas kit. Is it any other problems. How to fit of gas kit.

Please do not mess with the fuel metering. All motorcycles are as efficient as they can be right from the factory. if you want better mileage you MUST get a smaller bike. I repeat, if you mess with your fuel system, your bike will just run poorly and you may actually damage it. Anyone saying they can improve your mileage with a "KIT" is just stealing your money and possibly ruining your bike.

Feb 17, 2015 | GAS Motorcycles

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2007 Bajaj Discover DTS-I Mileage very poor

That sounds reasonable ... take it easy with the throttle to improve your mileage.

Jun 25, 2013 | 2007 Bajaj Discover DTS-I

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Pls tell me the actual mileage after 1st servicing? and how to improve its mileage condition? the mileage is the main hedeache after purchasing Yamaha SZR..........pls. solve it...

I have not used Yamaha SZR. But I know Yamaha bikes are not popular for fuel efficiency. Although, I can say that with proper carburetor adjustment & running the bike between 50-60 kph improves the mileage a lot. I had RX-100, to which I was getting 50-57kmpl in Mumbai. People at the time weren;t getting average more than 35kmpl. It was a 2 stroke engine. I used to make the carburetor adjustment myself. When I service the bike from the service centre, the mileage was dropping by 10kmpl. So, you adjust the carburetor in such a manner that keep the idling speed at a level when the engine is just not stopping by adjusting the idling speed screw & adjust carburetor throttle screw to the smooth noise (minimum) of the engine. People used to keep engine running at traffic signal. If the signal is to change after 20-30 secs, shut off the engine. Avoid raising the throttle unnecessarily. Try to be at the top gear in optimum distance. I was using oils from Indianoil. Any other oil was dropping my mileage. Clean the Air Filter with petrol & moist it with oil once in a month. I think this may be helpful to you in achieving more mileage.


Jul 08, 2011 | Cycling

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Hi sir i am pavan can u give suggestion for increase the mileage and pickup of my bike and my bike is 150 old pulsar 2003 or 2004 model

Hi keep one thing in your mind mileage and pickup both are inversely proportional if you try to increase the mileage the pick up will go down if you increase the pickup mileage will go down. Follow the steps to keep the engine in good condition.

Every 2000 kms 1.change the oil 2.clean the spark plugs 3. clean the air filter change if needed. 4. check the clutch plates. 5. check chain play and ride the bike 40 to 60 kms speed max it will increase your mileage.

Apr 03, 2011 | Bajaj Pulsar 150 Motorcycles

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Milege is not coming in pulsar 180

basic steps to improve mileage are getting the bike serviced regularly, to keep the exhaust intact, setting the initial rpm and even the quality of riding can help you increase your mileage ride at economy speed.
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Jul 19, 2010 | 2005 Bajaj Pulsar 180

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My gas mileage is horrible. I fill up once a week now just running around town compared to when I use to go almost 2 weeks. Can it be a dirty filter or something?

yes dirty filter, tune up, gas additive to improve gas mileage, low tires, there are lots of things to do to improve mileage

Feb 16, 2010 | 2004 Mini Cooper

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Is 60,000km's alot for a 2003 v-rod?

Well, let's look at it this way. The bike is six years old so that's 10,000km's a year. Here in the states, that would be 6,200 miles per year which is considered high mileage on a motorcycle here. Most riders here are recreational riders rather than transportation riders and their mileages usually is about 2,500 miles per year.

More importantly than the total number of miles on the machine is the quality of the upkeep on the bike. Has the oil been changed on a regular basis and has the little things that go wrong with a daily ridden bike been repaired. I've seen bike with that much mileage on them in great shape but bikes with much less mileage in terrible shape.

Next, it the bike appropiately priced having that much mileage on it? You should be able to go to a bank and find out what the value of the bike is. Make sure you ask them about the mileage factor.

Good Luck and Ride Carefully

Nov 22, 2009 | 2003 Harley Davidson VRSCA V-Rod

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Improve mileage

Different driving habits load weight and types of trips will make a difference between you and others mpg. Make sure it's tuned properly and you are using the proper gasoline. The gas at the pump is terrible. You could try a gasoline additive to make it run more efficient too. Check that you have the proper tire pressure and that your clutch is adjusted properly And you can always ride slower.,

Nov 10, 2008 | 2006 Hero Honda Passion Plus

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i am using bajaj wind 125 since two years... i am not able to get the best mileage form it. despite that i drive at about 50 or so in top gear the average is at around 45 kmpl.... what should i do?accept what your bike is giving you as final utput because 45.. is not a bad average after all.,,

Nov 10, 2008 | 2005 Bajaj Wind 125

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