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Just put in the paperwork today for a 300 in red! Although they're supposedly in short supply and I may have to wait awhile until I get it... but nonetheless I can't wait to start riding. :smile2:
 

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Welcome!
The Rebel 300 is a great bike and gets better the more you ride and adjust to it. You'll have a blast.
 

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I got the rebel 300 a couple weeks ago. I love it. City or highway, she drives just great.


The rebel 300 is a good bike for beginners, some course maybe getting rid of some of their old rebel 250's to get with something modern. Don't make sense to me, knock on wood I haven't dropped it, but will happen eventually, and bike courses expect you to drop it at least once. So there is a demand out there for the 300 specifically. The Honda dealer I went to only had the one, and right after I put a deposit on it, someone tried to buy it. So I got lucky. Drove 4hrs to pick it up lol. If I hadn't of gotten it when I did, I would of been waiting till middle or end of June before they would have another one.
 

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I got the rebel 300 a couple weeks ago. I love it. City or highway, she drives just great.


The rebel 300 is a good bike for beginners, some course maybe getting rid of some of their old rebel 250's to get with something modern. Don't make sense to me, knock on wood I haven't dropped it, but will happen eventually, and bike courses expect you to drop it at least once. So there is a demand out there for the 300 specifically. The Honda dealer I went to only had the one, and right after I put a deposit on it, someone tried to buy it. So I got lucky. Drove 4hrs to pick it up lol. If I hadn't of gotten it when I did, I would of been waiting till middle or end of June before they would have another one.
Same thing happened to me. Went to the dealer and checked it out with my wife present. When we left the dealer she kept telling me if I liked the bike I should just go buy it now before it was sold out. Called the dealer, put it on hold and went back within an hour to purchase. Sure enough, there was two other people placing an order since I just bought the last in stock.
 

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Cheers to another Toronto rider! I just hope the weather starts to calm down ;)
 

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Welcome. We'll be curious to get some mpg values for the 300.
If you can do the math, 224kms is the max I been getting on a full tank all highway.


City it is around 201kms or there abouts.
That's less than 50mpg... should be getting at least 70 with the 300, right? ****, I'm getting close to 70 with my 500...
 

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That's less than 50mpg... should be getting at least 70 with the 300, right? ****, I'm getting close to 70 with my 500...
If I am getting less than 50mpg, then that is downright depressing, hahaha. I haven't driven the bike to the point of the last bar flashing yet, maybe I'll do that and post it for someone to do the math out for me. lol. Maybe its still breaking in? I got 1300kms on it now. Already did the first change. Been using premium fuel, maybe premium is too much? Our regular and mid grade all have ethanol so I been staying away from them.
 

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That's less than 50mpg... should be getting at least 70 with the 300, right? ****, I'm getting close to 70 with my 500...
If I am getting less than 50mpg, then that is downright depressing, hahaha. I haven't driven the bike to the point of the last bar flashing yet, maybe I'll do that and post it for someone to do the math out for me. lol. Maybe its still breaking in? I got 1300kms on it now. Already did the first change. Been using premium fuel, maybe premium is too much? Our regular and mid grade all have ethanol so I been staying away from them.
Next time you fill up, just divide the distance you've driven by the amount of gas you put in.

I've had mine down to 1 bar (not flashing), but took less than 2 gallons to fill it up... so still had 1/3 of a tank left.
 

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If you can do the math, 224kms is the max I been getting on a full tank all highway.


City it is around 201kms or there abouts.
You can't do any math with this. You need to know how much gas you are putting in. Since you are not running the tank dry. You could still have a gallon of gas in it.
 

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I'm averaging 65 mpg w/ my 300 abs.
But...I'm only at 450 miles and have been varying the rpms constantly.
Hopefully next week I'll be ready to do my first oil change and valve adjustment. Then I can give you a more accurate figure
 

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Forget about trying to run it empty, that is not how you check mileage.

Just fill it up, and note the mileage, or reset the trip odometer to zero. Now just ride it until you need gas again. Now fill it up to the same level that you filled it before. Note the gallons or liters on the pump. Note the mileage or trip odometer.

Subtract the initial mileage from the final mileage.

Divide the mileage by the gallons to get mpg. Or divide the kilometers by liters to get km per liter. Or conver to whichever units you prefer.

If you post the numbers, we can do the math for you if still confused.
 

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Forget about trying to run it empty, that is not how you check mileage.

Just fill it up, and note the mileage, or reset the trip odometer to zero. Now just ride it until you need gas again. Now fill it up to the same level that you filled it before. Note the gallons or liters on the pump. Note the mileage or trip odometer.

Subtract the initial mileage from the final mileage.

Divide the mileage by the gallons to get mpg. Or divide the kilometers by liters to get km per liter. Or conver to whichever units you prefer.

If you post the numbers, we can do the math for you if still confused.

Thanks. I always reset trip A to 0 every time I fill up. Habit I've done for years now, just to keep track of kms/tank. I'll give ya the numbers when I am ready to fill up again.
 

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Quick update, filled up my 300 yesterday. 144.5 miles traveled, took 1.9 gallons. Comes up to about 75 mpg. Still breaking in motor
 

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Quick update, filled up my 300 yesterday. 144.5 miles traveled, took 1.9 gallons. Comes up to about 75 mpg. Still breaking in motor
That is pretty solid. It is a little harder to calculate on a bike since you have to be able to fill the tank to the exact same spot every time. But you do get close enough.
 

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Do it several times, and you will get a good average that takes into account both filling level inconsistencies as well as different riding conditions.

It is pretty easy, and if you are good with math you can do it in your head every time. I do it to keep track that the vehicle is running properly. A drop in gas mileage usually indicates something is wrong.
 
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