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Offline Callahan1973

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First service
on: September 25, 2020, 03:57:05 PM
Hi all. My CB500x is nearly at 900 miles as items to do longer journeys and hasn't been for its first service yet. Does that void the warranty or is 600 miles a guideline?

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Re: First service
Reply #1 on: September 25, 2020, 06:48:14 PM
My dealer was OK with me getting up to around that mileage, but I wouldn't go much higher before getting that old 'running in' oil replaced.  A word with your dealer might put your mind at rest.....

Of course, the other reaction could be - it's a Honda, you won't need the warranty!! 
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Re: First service
Reply #2 on: September 25, 2020, 06:55:09 PM
Great thanks! I think the fact I've not ripped the guts out of it and kept the revs generally less than 4k has helped. Fuel economy is amazing! Mine has averaged 90.6 mpg

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Re: First service
Reply #3 on: September 25, 2020, 07:28:44 PM
You could ask whoever services your bike to say it's lower than it is??

My MPG is usually 75  :155:
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Re: First service
Reply #4 on: September 25, 2020, 07:37:28 PM
Could it be possible that it's because I do longer runs, average 60-70 miles per journey? If it was used daily for shorter trips the mpg would surely reduce

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Re: First service
Reply #5 on: September 26, 2020, 08:53:42 AM
Gentle throttle is the secret!!   :008:

See my signature below, I average in the (very) high 80's
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Re: First service
Reply #6 on: September 26, 2020, 09:32:56 AM
Clearly it works! I don't believe in high revs and slamming the breaks. I will expect the mpg to reduce if I lived on the motorways too  :821: