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After 5 years of riding I reached the 60,000 mile mark.

**** Update ****
Yesterday (2/4/15) I hit the 80,000 mile mark.
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12,000 miles a year. Not bad at all.
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stickyfrog wrote:
12,000 miles a year. Not bad at all.
Last May I started a new job and now my commute is 84 miles round trip. Now I'm looking at 20,000 miles a year.

My goal is to see it turn over 100,000 miles.
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5 years? Slow poke!! Laughing emoticon
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Well done and glad you got the picture (and glad it was 60 degrees)!!! Clap emoticon
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That's certainly some mileage ridden.

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40k. kilometers (25000 miles) for my LX50

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Way to go and that gives me hope for my LX. Clown emoticon Clown emoticon Clap emoticon Clap emoticon Clap emoticon I have 500 iles an i'm at 25k. Have you had to do anything major to it? SAK congrats to you as well. That's impressive for a 50. Clap emoticon Clap emoticon 8)
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Frogman.....this is on the X9?

With the 500cc Master engine?

thx,
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Congrats on the milestone. Clap emoticon Clap emoticon Clap emoticon

I still have a way to go. Crying or Very sad emoticon

Oops I don't have the picture on this computer.
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Sakkerju wrote:
40k. kilometers (25000 miles) for my LX50

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That is also very KOOL, especially on a 50 8)
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Excellent! I enjoy seeing people use their scooters.
My friend Sue has an X9 that is now almost 4 years old. I believe it has over 30,000 miles on it, almost all on our long club rides.
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Clap emoticon Good for you frogman! I'm right there with you
somewhere in Nebraska
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I've logged more than 60,000 miles -- but spread across three scoots I have that are all still on the road and used regularly.
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WOW!Now thats what I'm talkin about.Keep a good thing going.
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K and RW awesome to you both as well. Clap emoticon Clap emoticon At the 24,500 mark after a group ride yesterday.
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You're really racking the miles up! Impressive

That goes to the OP and Judy both 8)

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fried okra wrote:
Frogman.....this is on the X9?

With the 500cc Master engine?

thx,
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Yes, the X9 500cc.
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I did 120,000 miles in 12 years on my Vespa GS150, so you are averaging a little more than I did. Wish I could still do that much scooting.

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Update - 80,000 mile mark
Yesterday I hit the 80,000 mile mark.
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Replied on the other thread but i will say it again. IMPRESSIVE. Clap emoticon Clap emoticon Clap emoticon Here's to 80,000 more.
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Well, 60 thou at 16 degrees C converted to real mileage at 19 degrees C is like 68 thou. Things expand with heat...don't ya know?

It is impressive. You can't give us such big numbers without mentioning how well it's been working for you.
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Michael B. wrote:
Well, 60 thou at 16 degrees C converted to real mileage at 19 degrees C is like 68 thou. Things expand with heat...don't ya know?

It is impressive. You can't give us such big numbers without mentioning how well it's been working for you.
I'm not sure what you are trying to say about the temperature and mileage.

As for how it's working for me. I commute 86 miles a day pretty much all year round. I only take the car when is raining. So far this year it hasn't rained much.
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Michael B. wrote:
Well, 60 thou at 16 degrees C converted to real mileage at 19 degrees C is like 68 thou. Things expand with heat...don't ya know?

It is impressive. You can't give us such big numbers without mentioning how well it's been working for you.
I'm not sure what you are trying to say about the temperature and mileage.
...
He was making a joke. Look at your temp guage... 16C at 60,000mi, 19C at 80,000mi... things expand when they get hotter. Insert nerdy laugh here. I got the joke. But I'm an engineer so I pay attention to expansion of materials with higher temp.

-Craig
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Pretty awesome. Clap emoticon Clap emoticon Clap emoticon

Looks like I'll NEVER catch up. Crying or Very sad emoticon
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I figured it was some kind of joke.
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What were you doing up at that hour of the morning?

That's what I first thought (after being impressed by the mileage). Then I realized it was the date, Italian style.
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Yeah, it was a joke. I tried to add the razz face, but the system refused to add it. Sorry, sometime my way of joking is kinda wacky.

86 miles a day. Holy cattle, that's some distance. 86 miles is a good day trip for me. Safe riding.
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I'm pushing 80,000 lifetime miles, dating back to 1981. Most of these miles have been since 2004 as I had a 20-year scooter dry spell prior to that.
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Wow racking them up.
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What a milestone.
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Nice! Any crazy amount of maintenance?
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I go through 2 back tires, 4 oil changes and a belt change a year.

The only other thing I had to replace was a broken injector. The electric connector broke off. I could only idle. It would die as soon as I gave it any gas.

I've checked the valves and have not had to adjust them. Since I'm mostly doing freeway mileage my brakes are not wearing out that fast. I think I have over 25,000 miles on them.
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