2014 riding summary
Fuel cost: 564,325.00 KRW
Fuel amount: 321.61 L
Total travel distance: 5,550 km
Average fuel mileage: 17.27 km/L
First bike – 1978 Honda CX500 Delux.
I bought it during the first week of September 2001. First day of bike ride was on September 9th, 2001. The color of the fuel tank was yellow.
Second bike – 1981 Suzuki GS400.
I bought it on June 22th, 2002. It was all color black.
I had a huge traffic accident on June 29th, 2002, rear ended by a van while I was waiting for a signal at a four-way intersection. The bike was totaled at the scene.
I started riding Honda CX500 again for commute.
3rd bike – 1996 Yamaha YZF600
Bought it around middle of September, 2002. The mileage was at 15,096km. I sold it at 62,926km after I picked up 4th bike – 2006 Yamaha R1 SPV – 50th anniversary version on April 2007.
On July 7th, 2002 I rode 1,138km from Ranger lake near Sault Ste. Marie to Toronto.
Ranger Lake -> Chapleau -> Thessalon -> Timmins -> French River -> Toronto (home) at 21:00
Almost identical except the muffler.
Present bike – 2006 Yamaha R1, 50th anniversary.
Since I moved back to South Korea few years ago, I have ridden it mostly for commute. Average travel distance is about 30 km a day. I’m not kidding.
The last day on my bike log book was March 9th, 2007. I think I picked the new R1 in the following week. I might start writing on the log book. The log book still has hundreds blank pages.