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Old 03-08-2018, 01:59 PM   #112 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Daschicken View Post
Sadly so very true. Its the speed LIMIT, people! At least don't tailgate people going the speed limit, pass when you can and get over it.

64 mpg doesn't sound so great for a 125, but looking on fuelly that seems correct.
True - theoretically.

In reality, traffic flow is much more important. The less difference there is in speeds between vehicles the safer it is.

I lived in the Chicago metro area and the limit was 55 in some sections of the tollway. Traffic was consistently doing 65 to 70, with some going a lot faster than that. If you drove 55, especially on a cycle, you'd be roadkill in no time.

Even though it's not politically correct, it's safer to be overtaking than be overtaken on a cycle (within moderation).
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