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10 Tips on How to Save Gas on a Motorcycle

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Tip #1: Don't Lollygag During Warmup
Warming up a Motorcycle

Don't wait longer than you need to when warming up your bike.

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Looking for great fuel economy on a motorcycle?

Warming up a bike's engine is part of the riding ritual, but most fuel-injected motorcycles are actually ready to ride instantly, making the warm-up routine a bit of overkill.

If you're confident the engine won't stall or rev sluggishly, riding off without waiting will not only avoid wasting fuel while idling, it will enable the motor to reach operating temperature more quickly, which will enhance combustion efficiency and allow you to achieve better fuel economy.

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