View Single Post
Old 07-18-2014, 03:08 PM   #22 (permalink)
EcoModding Lurker
KaityVoivre's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Las Vegas, NV (Staunton, VA right now)
Posts: 14

Citrus - '00 Honda Insight

Ninja 500 - '99 Kawasaki Ninja EX500
90 day: 0.33 mpg (US)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by Fat Charlie View Post
They usually end up passing. Lots of racing tips apply to driving for mileage, and here's a good one: Don't let the other guy drive your car.

Granny doesn't hypermile, she just drives slowly. You're doing great.
It was the part of the Woodrow Wilson parkway that was single lane and didn't become two lanes until a mile or so later. I'll keep that in mind and the aforementioned comment about going to third gear, hope shifting that low doesn't kill my MPG. I'm going to be playing Ingress and practicing my hill starts this weekend at a local high school's driver course, which is open to anyone.

I'll keep everyone informed how my 3 hour interstate drive goes today.
  Reply With Quote