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Old 06-04-2009, 05:37 PM   #19 (permalink)
cfg83
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Hello -

I took an alternate route to work today. Normally I avoid the 605 because the average speed is too fast (i.e. accident prone), which leads to lots of traffic jams. But, sigalert.com told me the way was clear so I rolled the dice :

Code:
ROUTE : 
210 East -> 605 South -> 105 West -> 405 South -> Exit Freeway 
=> Roughly 38+ miles
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NET ELEVATION CHANGE : ~434 feet drop 
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SCANGAUGE "CURRENT" READINGS : 
59.6 MPG, 
0.7 Gallons, 
204 Water Temp Max, 
38.3 Miles, 
2504 RPM Max, 
0.7 Hours, 
63 MPH Max, 
49 MPH AVG 
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IAT READING : Hot Air Intake + dynamic grill block v3.0 led to 
Input Air Temp readings of around 120+ degrees F.
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WEATHER(.com) : 
65 degrees F, 
Cloudy,
64.5% Humidity, 
52.5 degrees F Dew Point, 
30.0 in. Pressure, 
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TIME : ~10:00 AM to ~10:42 PM (PST), ~42 minutes
I lost maybe 1-2 MPG at a 605-South traffic jam caused by a Caltrans far-left lane closure, but not enough to ruin the run. 59 MPG is a pretty good number. This implies that I could have a record run under goldilox weather/traffic conditions.

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