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Old 05-20-2008, 04:43 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Piaggio Fly 150 - '10 Piaggio Fly 150
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Engines actually run more efficiently (per kw/hp) at wider throttle angles so you can actually accelerate too slowly for FE and its better to cruise/hill climb in a high gear with open throttle then at high rpm/low throttle. You should probably look at your engines BSFC map to see where to keep the engine.
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