92 Riders tackle bike economy run Posted on 23 August 2006 - 09:10 - www.superwheels.co.za The 24th annual Motorcycle Economy Run, organised by the Pretoria Motor Club was won in Mpumalanga last weekend by Graham Mephius on an ER 650F with an impressive overall fuel consumption for the 835 km route of 3.02 l/100 km. Mephius, a multiple former winner of the event, used less fuel than any other competitor, just 25.41 litres, and won a pit bike sponsored by Elf and painted in the oil company’s familiar colours for his efforts. Second overall with a consumption of 3.11 l/100km was motor racing commentator Denver Biggs on an Auto Alpina BMW F650 CS, followed by Auto Alpina team-mate Reg Gurnell who achieved a consumption of 3.38 l/100 km on his BMW 800ST. Fourth was Deon Venter on a Kawasaki ER-6f with a figure of 3.41 l/100 km. Full article; http://www.superwheels.co.za/default.asp?id=188588&des=article&scat=superwheels/motorsportnews Another article; http://www.motoring.co.za/index.php?fArticleId=3405692&fSectionId=759&fSetId=381 Info on previous years; 2005; http://www.wheels24.co.za/Wheels24/Biking_and_Quads/0,,1369-1619_1758442,00.html http://www.bmwclubs.co.za/pretoria/articles/Econ05/index.html 2004; http://www.wheels24.co.za/Wheels24/Biking_and_Quads/0,,1369-1619_1580858,00.html 2003; http://www.bmwmotorrad.co.za/bikes/news/display.asp?Id=147 Edit: The ER650F is known as the ER-6F in Europe/Australia/NZ & the Ninja 650R in the US.