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Motorcycle Aero Fairings

While motorcycles, scooters and bicycles have small projected areas relative to cars & trucks, their coefficients of drag are generally much higher.

For a motorcycle, a Cd of .50 is considered low, and .90 medium, and 1.00 high.

So the addition of aerodynamic fairings that can part the air flow more gently at the front and shepherd it back together at the rear will be apparent at the fuel pump.

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User Name Car Make, Model, Year Cost of Mod Time to Perform Mod MPG Before Mod MPG After Mod MPG improvement guess Instruction Link
Example Data Saand Example Data Mazda, 626, 1991 Example Data $5 USD Example Data 1 Hour Example Data 27.2 Example Data 29.8 User mod detail or measurement detailed data

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Forum thread links

Streamlined Kawasaki Ninja 250 EV

External links

470 MPG-Craig Vetter Fuel Economy contests, better mileage