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Guys I need your advice/help!
I'm 50 miles from home on my 2021 cb1000r all the petrol stations are empty or have a queue miles long.. My petrol gauge has JUST gone from 2 bars to 1 bar... Do you think I'll make it home?!? (half the 50 miles are motorway)
 

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...Do you think I'll make it home?!? (half the 50 miles are motorway)
Stop
Take a deep breath

Then twiddle the display for your average mpg on the trip.
And the volume of gas remaining.

Do the math.

Trundling around at moderate rpm the CB1000R is quite efficient.
If the trip doesn't include steep uphill the CB1000R can
achieve more than 50mpg (imperial)

If you have a gallon left you'll make it..
 

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I don't care how many bars are showing. That's really just a vague indicator.

Ive had 2 CB1000Rs and have done over 40 000 miles on them. I can consistently get 36 miles per American gallon doing my normal rides (mix of city and highway commute plus some fun in the countryside) - that's 45mpg UK. That'll comfortably get me 150 miles (4.3 us gallons per tank).

If I ride like a sensible person I get 50mp-American-g (62 mpg UK)

City riders often get lower.

How many miles did you do since you filled up? I always reset Trip A so that I know how many miles I've done.
 

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13 hours, no response... maybe he DIDN'T make it?

p.s. WB, I get poorer general fuel economy than BigOne. i.e. 50mpg Imperial, which is only about 42 mpg US. but just yesterday I was on a long ride and my fuel light started to blink at 230kms. That's supposed to show 4L left, out of 17 total. I filled up 5kms later, and it took 13.05L. totally accurate. which also means I could travel about 70kms / 40-45 miles before running out, after the gauge starts to blink. that's on the earlier model - not sure how the NSC functions...
 

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Stop
Take a deep breath

Then twiddle the display for your average mpg on the trip.
And the volume of gas remaining.

Do the math.

Trundling around at moderate rpm the CB1000R is quite efficient.
If the trip doesn't include steep uphill the CB1000R can
achieve more than 50mpg (imperial)

If you have a gallon left you'll make it..
Thanks buddy.. I'm going to have to do it as there is ZERO fuel anywhere!
13 hours, no response... maybe he DIDN'T make it?

p.s. WB, I get poorer general fuel economy than BigOne. i.e. 50mpg Imperial, which is only about 42 mpg US. but just yesterday I was on a long ride and my fuel light started to blink at 230kms. That's supposed to show 4L left, out of 17 total. I filled up 5kms later, and it took 13.05L. totally accurate. which also means I could travel about 70kms / 40-45 miles before running out, after the gauge starts to blink. that's on the earlier model - not sure how the NSC functions...
Many thanx for yr help Gents... Sadly I didn't make it!
13 hours, no response... maybe he DIDN'T make it?

p.s. WB, I get poorer general fuel economy than BigOne. i.e. 50mpg Imperial, which is only about 42 mpg US. but just yesterday I was on a long ride and my fuel light started to blink at 230kms. That's supposed to show 4L left, out of 17 total. I filled up 5kms later, and it took 13.05L. totally accurate. which also means I could travel about 70kms / 40-45 miles before running out, after the gauge starts to blink. that's on the earlier model - not sure how the NSC functions...
Thanks for your help Gents.. Sadly I didn't quite make it, 20 miles from home the petrol light came on, first splutter 7 miles from home, by that time I was off the motorway and close to a friends house so parked her up there.. And there she shall stay till I find a Petrol Station that has any fuel!!
 

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Ahh damn thay sucks.

But that's why I ignore the light and the bars. I can get about 30 miles after the light comes on. Each bike is a bit different.

Make a habit of resetting the trip every time you fill up and you'll learn your range.
 

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Ahh damn thay sucks.

But that's why I ignore the light and the bars. I can get about 30 miles after the light comes on. Each bike is a bit different.

Make a habit of resetting the trip every time you fill up and you'll learn your range.
Yes definitely a rookie error on my part!
 

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...a rookie error on my part!
On the Black Ed MY21 CB1000R
the A trip counter can be set to reset itself when filling up.
Nifty.

Won't fix your fuel addiction but fairly strange double trouble:

My commute is about 50 mi each way.

2 years ago for the ritual strike of fuel lorry drivers.
Usually about the start of fall season, lasts a week or less,
depending on the level of public discontent.

The bike threw an unexpected fault on the dash!

White Motor vehicle Plant Automotive design Material property

No skin off my nose I ignored the warning.

But Honda is not alone with SW programmers
that code with the feet and have all the brains of malevolent turnips.

When fuel is scarce and gas stations that still have some far in between
paying attention to the mileage is PRIMORDIAL

Motor vehicle Vehicle Automotive design Gas Personal luxury car

The dumb message sticks on the dash.
Covers the mileage and the reserve warning count!

Ran out of gas smack in the middle of the desert :poop:
 
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