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Just wondering what have been your experiences with your AT's. So I'll start:

2017 AT Manual (Purchased Dec 17)
17k kms (10,600mls)
Got wheels replaced last week due to spoke corrosion.
Oxford heated grips came loose on clutch side (solved my super glue)
Averaging 4.7l/100km (60mpg)
Just put on 3rd set of tyres (Mitas E07+ rear & Mitas E10 front
 

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2016 DCT delivered Dec 2016 to original owner.
I purchased bike Dec 2017 with a couple of hundred km's on it!
Currently 13,500 kms.
Spokes replaced under warranty last month.
OEM grips showing error codes when I purchased the bike, repaired under warranty.
Still Rubbish!
Averaging a bee's dick under 4.2 L/100 km, getting slightly better consumption with 95 Octane rather than the 98 which I was putting in originally. Bonus!
Still on the OEM tyres which I'm not a fan of. Wet grip could be better. looking for suggestions for road biased replacements.
 

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Forgot to add, other than grips and spokes bike has been faultless, there, jinxed it now.

Cold starting issue I had on cool evenings, sub 8 degrees C, where it would fire up and stop after a couple of seconds or run lumpy for a few seconds I sorted with a work around.
Turn on ignition, when start sequence complete, open and close throttle fully. Start bike.
Works very time.
 

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How are you guys getting such good consumption? I’m still on break in, so not revving over 4000rpm and last tank lasted 258km and I filled up 17.5 litres! Must have been running on fumes although the odo said 26 miles left...
 

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467km's is the best I've had out of a tank so far. To put your mind at rest, I got 19.5 litres dead in when I filled up so you would have been fine, a couple of litres left I would say.
As to how I do it, I can only think it's down to riding defensively. Cagers in Oz are generally pretty unaware of bikes and in South Australia we seem to have some especially **** drivers. Last week alone I had someone try to swing into my lane whilst I was along side them and another clown who pulled out in front of me doing a right turn whilst he was looking left the whole time. I think they get their licences free in a cornflakes packet!
 

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Wow that is a lot. But definitely was open roads and no traffic right? I do drive mainly in the city sadly during the week, about 8 miles to work of traffic so have to ride defensively too, but still.
I thought the tank only took 18.8 litres lol. Once the empty dial starts flashing, how many litres are left?
 

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Must admit I've never filled up when the low fuel light flashes. I normally go by the trip meter and aim to fill at around the 420-430 km mark. At that point I invariably get around 17 or so litres in to the brim.

The capacity of the tank is quoted as a nominal 19 litres or so but I'm guessing that is only up to the plate that the fuel nozzle passes through. I think the recommendation is not to fill past this point, presumably to allow for expansion, but I always brim the tank, hence why I know it holds slightly more than quoted.

My daily commute is mixed. I live in the City Centre, ride out through the burbs and have a short stint on the Expressway so fairly mixed but as I work an afternoon shift, I only experience light traffic. Certainly not the madness that is a London commute!
 

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2017 Manual 12000 miles, no Honda issues at all yet. I have oxford heated grips, full Altrider Crash protection and back plate, motobriiz chain oiler, SW motech racks and have TRAX hard boxes and old Wolfman expedition dry bags for soft bags. I has been ridden off and on road with stock suspension (a bit soft for my #250 lbs with gear but works fine), not babied but cared for. I changed the oil every 4000K miles with the Honda HP4 oil and new filter - oil is cheap, bikes are expensive. I'll be coming up on my 16,000 service this year and plan to have the dealership do it the first time as I have a 5 year warranty and don't want any issues. I may ship my suspension off to have the springs and rebound improved at Cogent Dynamics this year, but then again maybe not. If it ain't broke... I average 36-46 mpg US on rotgut 87 octane. My wrist gets a little happy sometimes. More smiles per smile at 36 mpg...
 

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2016 Manual bought in march 2017, only had rear bearings die at 20K km but as I had no bill apparently Honda replaced them on warranty, had a few weird cold starts but nothing recuring.
Now almost at 24'000km for the valve check and still purrs like a charm !


I managed once 480km with a tank, but that was in Norway with a 60km/h limitation, at home with mixed riding I alway do around 400km, only on a 100% highway ride will it drop around
320-350km and that was with face wind too, I'm very pleased about this because I can tell you all the people that rode with me, GS1200, DL1000 or KTMs, all drink about 1l more
of fuel and usually they are the ones chasing my tail, soooo Honda made magic here !
 

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Less than 4 months old so no issues. 1500 miles of which 500 over last few days in the warm weather we have had in UK. Averaging 65mpg (imperial gallons, not US!) on A (single and dual), B and single tracks (mainly Snowdonia for any other Brits reading!). Very happy with bike and the farkles I fitted. wet today so I think I'll go to work on wifey's 500X!!!!
 

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2017 DCT, 7500 miles of road riding. Had contaminated fork bushings replaced for stiction before winter set in. No apparent wear in the tubes. Low 40's mpg (US) at highway speeds (200 miles on tank without undue worry). More at lower.
 

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2018 DCT ATAS with 15900 miles.
Computer reflashed at 100 miles to cure a creeping problem at idle. Cleaned the fork seals to cure a weeping fork at 1500 miles and added neoprene wipers. I need new brake pads front and rear now. About 1/3 of my miles are off pavement.
 

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2018 DCT ATAS. Purchased Oct 2018. Just hit 5000 miles. Averaging 55 mpg (UK). Daily commute of varied roads - 20 mile motorway, 5 mile urban, 5 mile city. Running as standard with Givi Top Box, and Oxford bar mitts - cheated on the top box and bolted a Givi mounting plate to the top of the OEM rack. Applied ACF-50 all over the bike back in November, and cleaned it all off and applied again a couple of weeks ago. No signs of any corrosion. Brilliant bike - would love to try it off-road, but purchased it through the business for commuting (I needed the height and DCT due to arthritic joints), so limited to business journeys only (or I'll get stung for a big tax bill).
 

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Thanks! Enjoy your bike Sir.
Looking good, I just picked UP my 2018 ATAS last week and am going thru the options for top boxes, mounting plates etc.
I ordered up a rear Mitas EO7 tire and-then a Kenda set, plus oil, filter, and center-stand.
Loving this machine, weather is warming up here now so the past few days I have gotten it out into the local desert for a couple of exporing ventures into the sagebrush and up a few cattle trails. Having owned many bikes and an 06 XR650R this bike is perfect for me. (a now aged Rider, albeit a bit sorer and stiffer around the edges)
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07/2018 model at manual,
picked it up 03/December 2018
had 5.4 km on it
11000km now
averaging 5.1/100km (according to dash)
usual fill is around 17l 360 -410km
mixed riding, traffic , open hwy , dirt roads.
i loose a heap of economy over 110kmh
better fuel econ in 5th gear at 80km

ive got a cough that comes and goes which i think is related to the lean fueling thats been reported.
the only other issue ive had is that the dealer i purchased it from have proven there stupidity and i need a new work shop.
oh and not enough time to ride ..

the oem dunlops are near slicks and i have not had any of the reported issues the were/are performing above the bad hype the seem to have .. waiting for next pay to order and try out the shinko 804/805 combo

looking for some tank pads to suit the Matt/satin black if anyone has any pointers ... Aus suppliers dont seem to have anything..
 

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Update: My 2017 still has no issues at 17,400 miles. Except for I keep having to put gas in it and replace tires. Skipped the valve check, but changed air filters at 16k service. Using honda HP4 oil. Still on original chain and sprockets, using a motobriiz chain oiler. Not even half way though the chain adjustment range. Took my 2'' rox risers off, and like the stock ergos better. I'm 6'1 and #245. Still stock suspenion. A little soft, but ok, may take it to Cogent for respring and revalve next year. Maybe not. No noticeable stiction or performance problems. Love it more every time I ride it.
 

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2019 AT, 10500km. Only issue so far is a front end bounce that was present from day one. Wheel was measured at the dealer, waiting to hear back from them. Not a deal breaker, but I would like to resolve that. Otherwise I just did my oil change at 1000 and 10000km and it's been 100% trouble free and still looks like new.
 
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