1056 Miles on Saturday

D Peterson gpzzzzzer at hotmail.com
Tue Jul 31 07:16:44 PDT 2007


GPS shows the driving average as 78 MPH.  We tried to hold about 90 MPH most 
of the time.  The lower average on the GPS includes going thru small towns 
on US 50 and following a Nevada High Patrol Car thru the twisties down into 
Eureka Nevada.

>From: "John Soliday" <johnsoliday at msn.com>
>To: "'D Peterson'" <gpzzzzzer at hotmail.com>,<gpzlist at micapeak.com>
>Subject: RE: 1056 Miles on Saturday
>Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2007 07:55:32 -0600
>Good job but 20mpg for the Honda?  That's terrible.  Also you must have 
>cranking, what was your average mph, I would think a GPZ would do better
>than 33 mpg highway trip.  Mine pushes 40 if I'm cruising.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: D Peterson [mailto:gpzzzzzer at hotmail.com]
>Sent: Monday, July 30, 2007 9:20 PM
>To: gpzlist at micapeak.com
>Subject: 1056 Miles on Saturday
>Hey Gang,
>I have been thinking about it for a year or so, and on Saturday I finally
>did it.  Took my first Iron Butt Assoc qualifying ride by riding from Orem
>UT to Fallon NV and back.  >
>Fuel used: 32.11 U.S. Gallons; MPG 32.9 (based on GPS mileage); Fuel cost
>$100.63.  Rear tires consumed - 1; Highest temperature encountered 108 F
>(42.2 C).


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