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470mpg motorcycles in 1980s?

1981: The Vetter Streamlined “High Mileage Luxury Touring Bike” This led to the “Craig Vetter Fuel Economy Runs” of the 1980s. Which led to 470 miles per gallon. This machine is now in the AMA’s Hall of Fame Museum.

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Gear ratio in motorcycle

Understanding gear ratio and tire profile is essential to calculate exact speed of the bike at specific gear position. Modern motorcycles already have too much horsepower on it.  The simple and effective way to increase fuel mileage is to put … Continue reading

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2008 Yamaha Vino has fuel milage of 157.7 mpg

http://www.totalmotorcycle.com/MotorcycleFuelEconomyGuide/best-scooter-MPG.htm Versatile Fun The stylish 2008 Yamaha Vino Classic offers clean, quiet, fuel efficient 4-stroke performance. The easy to ride Vino makes more sense than ever as gas prices continue to spiral upwards. Automatic transmission, and locking under seat storage … Continue reading

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