I wanted some definitive data on if and if so, how much, upshifting on a motorcycle saves gas to increase the MPG. I had always THOUGHT it was the case but never actually tested it. Well, simple enough on a 2014 Yamaha FJR1300 with the constant fuel mileage on display and the cruise control set! For 1st and 2nd I had to hold it steady manually, as the cruise control only engages in 3rd 4th or 5th.
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