tips on how to increase bike mileage
Methods of saving the fuel and increasing the bike mileage
We love driving motorcycles or bikes in the streets and in the city outskirts.Most of them love driving fast in motorbikes such as sports bikes.But one concern that blocks us from reaching the top speed is the bike mileage.Many see the mileage specs before buying a motorbike and later worry about their bike giving less mileage than specified.So,here are some tips for you to increase the mileage and save the bike fuel and hence have a great comfortable open air drive on your motorbikes.
Tips for increasing the bike mileage..
*For 4 stroke engines,switch on the bikes with the chokes and self start and then leave the bike without acceleration for 10-15 secs so that the oil has the time to flow through the engine and has enough circulation to run the bike
*Don't put the choke for a too long time as it may fill the engine with fuel
*Don't over accelerate your bike as soon as you start the bike
*Switch off your bikes during a long wait or a traffic signal
*Remove the parts that are not useful for such as saree guard,bike box and some extrafittings
*Change and check the oil regularly as recommended by your service technician
*Check your tyre air pressure every month.Low filled tyres can give a tremendous decrease in mileage and high filled tyres than the limit can give a high mileage but reduces the stability and so an optimum pressure yields best results
*Don't suddenly drop from higher gears to lower gears as it may lead to a much higher rpm and decrease in bike fuel efficiency
*Shift gears at correct rpm and avoid over riding at particular gear
*Usually,always riding in higher gears give better mileage
*Don't change the gears and brake often in Cities as it may tire the engine
*Service the bike regularly as given in your bike manual
*Use the brakes,clutch and the throttle judiciously for optimum mileage
*Don't use the clutch when accelerating
*Check the batteries,chain slackness,Correct petrol amount and the brakes
*And finally check the bike tire grips and change the tire even before it seems to be worn out
And i recommend you follow these tips and comment on any increase in your bike mileage after reading this
Last updated on December 17, 2011
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