Fuel Efficiency 101 (or, tips to save gas)

As I write this post, gas has dropped here in Toronto to 105.2 cents/litre. While this is much better then what it has been of late, it is still higher than what most of us would like. Even though motorcycles are very light on the wallet when it comes to the pumps it is always possible to reduce that burden more (even if ever so slightly) with minimal effort. The following items apply to any vehicle (gas powered, that is) and comes from the Ministry of Natural Resources Canada and an employee of a petroleum company! Tips on Driving and Maintenance: ~Follow the Manufacturer’s recommended maintenance. A poorly maintained vehicle can cost the equivalent of up to 15cents per litre more on fuel each time you fill up. ~Check fluid levels at least once a month. Check and change the engine oil and coolant according to the manufacturer’s recommendations in
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