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Old 11-12-2006, 07:46 PM   #1
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When I was leaving the bike show this afternoon I got caught up in a throng of Harleys and such.
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How much gas gets wasted across the U.S. by millions of cruiser riders blipping their throttles constantly?

I mean each blip would'nt be much but multiplied by so many it must add up.
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Old 11-12-2006, 08:00 PM   #2
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Each time they blip wastes about a gallon of gas they just do it for attention...
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Old 11-12-2006, 11:37 PM   #3
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Old 11-12-2006, 11:40 PM   #4
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wow 5 blips or so and they got to fill up.. humm something not right about that
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Old 11-13-2006, 12:17 AM   #5
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Got to be less than that.lol
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cant be that much...maybe out of the tank they have...a gallon is wasted ?
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Im sure a sport bike at the track burns more gas, maybe not.
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I hear just as many sport bike riders blipping the throttle.
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I hear just as many sport bike riders blipping the throttle.
yup....

at the LSR though, it was mostly the cruisers, them 's where loud
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As a part time Harley rider, I understand what you're saying. Each blip makes more noise than a sport bike blip... that being said,

what about the sport bikes at the rallies (and elsewhere) that sit on the rev limiter for what seems like an eternity? THAT was more annoying to me. Which do you think wastes more gas? (And yes - there were plenty of Harleys on the limiter as well) Retarded bikers will be retarded bikers.

But seriously - I don't know how much "blipping" you would have to do to get to a gallon. Hours worth I would think.
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My uncle had a sporty that had been hopped up and if he didn't blip it a few times while sitting at a light, it would flood the jugs and be to start again. Needless to say, there was no letting it "warm" up when it was cold.
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