View Single Post
Old 09-14-2017, 02:10 PM   #39 (permalink)
EcoModding flying lizard
Daschicken's Avatar
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Georgia
Posts: 528

Cibbie - '88 Honda CBR 250R
90 day: 55.49 mpg (US)

Rarity - '06 Honda Accord EX V6
Team Honda
90 day: 40.12 mpg (US)

Baby viff - '86 Honda VFR 400R
90 day: 48.31 mpg (US)
Thanks: 385
Thanked 160 Times in 108 Posts
Originally Posted by JockoT View Post
I've been told accelerate briskly with the throttle well open, accelerate gently, keep the speed up, keep the speed down. I have more or less decided just to accelerate as I have done for the past 50 years (neither one thing or the other) and make my gains when coming back down the speed range (DWB, coasting, anticipation, avoiding stopping if possible and conserving momentum).
Charlie is right, it depends on the conditions. If the road is wide open I would accelerate briskly, if there is plenty of traffic or unpredictable stoplights then accelerating gently is the better option. I need to work on that to get better city mileage.
-Kaze o tatakaimasen-

Add yourself to the Ecomodder user map! As of 11/30/16 there are only 50 people on it!

132(Includes repeats...grr...) People as of 7/7/2018 Keep it up!

Best trip in v6: 52.0
Best tank in CBR: 60.5
Best tank in VFR: 55.3

Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
You can lead a fashion-conscious horse to unusual-looking water...

  Reply With Quote