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Old 03-15-2008, 05:05 PM   #11 (permalink)
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70% freeway @ 75-80 mph
Ah, well there's your answer.

Bikes have horrid aerodynamic properties, so there's no escaping bad fuel economy at high speeds.

I'd try to find a route that will let you ride at a more relaxed pace.

Or re-gear the thing to reduce engine RPM.

Or visit craigvetter.com and get inspired

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