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    Greenlings: Which is greener, having two wheels or four?
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    Vespa S 50 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    So, you want to go green. There are many obvious ways to reduce your environmental impact, and one of them is by driving a cleaner, more fuel efficient vehicle. But that raises a number of questions, doesn't it? What are your choices when ...

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    214 mpg with DIY aerodynamic fairings on a Honda 125cc motorbike
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    Putting an aerodynamic fairing around a motorcycle or scooter certainly isn't a new concept. Sometimes, though, major efficiency gains aren't as easy to come by as first expected. That's why Dutch efficiency enthusiast Allert Jacobs' successes are so amazing. So far, Jacobs has improved his Honda ...

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    Motorcycle Industry Council: Two-wheelers are green
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    2010 Kawasaki Concours 14 - Click above to enlarge
    We often hear debates about the merits of riding motorcycles and scooters for environmental reasons. For sure, older bikes manufactured before emissions equipment were prevalent are significantly more polluting than most modern automobiles. On ...

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    Kawasaki highlights fuel efficiency on new site
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    Starting with the KLX 250S, which scores an excellent 70 miles per gallon, Kawasaki has 23 motorcycles that get 33 miles per gallon or better. In case you were wondering, that is every single bike that the manufacturer makes, including beasts such as the Ninja ZX-10R and the 1.4-liter ZX-14. To ...

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    Rider Magazine tests two-wheeled fuel efficiency
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    Sales of scooter and small-bore motorcycles are up in a big way. A recent trip to a local scooter store proved to me that finding exactly the model you are looking for can be tough, a problem that did not exist just a few years back. Since there are many different models currently on the market - ...

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    It's easier than you think to get over 70 miles per gallon
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    It has been noted before, but it's worth repeating: gas is getting expensive, and it is not likely to get much cheaper. So, if you want to save a few bucks at each fill up, an option to consider is learning to ride on two wheels. As this article shows, getting well over 70 miles per gallon is ...

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