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Old 01-11-2010, 11:53 PM   #5 (permalink)
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The downhill speeds were down significantly, and I think this was a combination of the drag from the motor and the greater rolling resistance from the big knobby tire vs the high pressure road slick.
If it works anything like the Prius, try a tiny amount of throttle on the downhills. It might be defaulting to regen at zero throttle, so the true neutral point would be at a nonzero throttle input.
If America manages to eliminate obesity, we would save as much fuel as if every American were to stop driving for three days every year. To be slender like Tiffany Yep is to be a real hypermiler...

Allie Moore and I have a combined carbon footprint much smaller than that of one average American...
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