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How many miles do you guys average on a stock 250f tank?

 

Looking to do a 30mile round trip trail ride and want to make sure I don't run out of gas in the middle of nowhere.

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That might be a bit tight.

I'm on a 250 2T, but ride with 250 4T bikes. On a 14 mile round trip, all the 4Ts were down to about 1/2 or maybe 1/3 a tank left. Wed refuel every morning too.

EDIT: about 2/3 of this was WFO 4th and 5th gear. Mmm, drifting.

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Depends on the bike (condition and state of tune), the trail (tight single track or fire roads) and how good a rider you are. Chances are, you will be fine

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You'll probably get 30 miles out of a tank of a stroker.  My 300 smoker gets as little as 35 miles in sandy races, but I can get over 45 miles in regular rocky terrain.

 

I knew an expert desert racer in California with a CR500.. he got the Baja sized gas tank.  The thing was 5 gallons, he would ride an 80 mile desert race without pitting.  I dunno about others, but I kinda look forward to the pits when I'm racing lol

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That might be a bit tight. I'm on a 250 2T, but ride with 250 4T bikes. On a 14 mile round trip, all the 4Ts were down to about 1/2 or maybe 1/3 a tank left. Wed refuel every morning too. EDIT: about 2/3 of this was WFO 4th and 5th gear. Mmm, drifting.

 

Are you saying a 2 stroke gets better gasmilage per tank than a  4 stroke? I don't want to get into the whole argument over of course 2 strokes are better. I'm just trying to make sure I understand what you're saying. 2 stroke has more gas in the tank at the time you fill up or you're just giving him a reference as to how the 4t do.

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Are you saying a 2 stroke gets better gasmilage per tank than a 4 stroke? I don't want to get into the whole argument over of course 2 strokes are better. I'm just trying to make sure I understand what you're saying. 2 stroke has more gas in the tank at the time you fill up or you're just giving him a reference as to how the 4t do.

Nah, just saying. Thats how MY bike does. The 4T does the same, they burn about the same amount, if I had to guess.

If anything, I would assume a 2T burns more gas. More strokes=more burn, right?

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Nah, just saying. Thats how MY bike does. The 4T does the same, they burn about the same amount, if I had to guess.

If anything, I would assume a 2T burns more gas. More strokes=more burn, right?

 

That's why I was asking. My 2t burned more than my 4t no much more but noticed I did fill up more often when stopping or filled up more I should say.

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My 2012 KX 250f will do around 50 miles on single track mostly 1-2 gear sometimes 3rd. You should be fine to go 30 miles

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In mostly 4th and 5th gear riding here in the SoCal desert I regularly go on 45+ mile rides with gas to spare on a YZ250F. Stock tank and jetting. GPS confirmed.

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In mostly 4th and 5th gear riding here in the SoCal desert I regularly go on 45+ mile rides with gas to spare on a YZ250F. Stock tank and jetting. GPS confirmed.

 

This is comforting, thank you kind sir!

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4 stroke gets much better gas mileage. I bet you can easily get 40 miles to a tank.

Until the direct injected 2 strokes get here :)

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