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Old 09-14-2017, 03:10 PM   #39 (permalink)
Daschicken
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I've been told accelerate briskly with the throttle well open, accelerate gently, keep the speed up, keep the speed down. I have more or less decided just to accelerate as I have done for the past 50 years (neither one thing or the other) and make my gains when coming back down the speed range (DWB, coasting, anticipation, avoiding stopping if possible and conserving momentum).
Charlie is right, it depends on the conditions. If the road is wide open I would accelerate briskly, if there is plenty of traffic or unpredictable stoplights then accelerating gently is the better option. I need to work on that to get better city mileage.
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