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Spend as little time uphill as possible

Steeper uphill coming up, it may be in your best interest to just scramble up it as fast as you legally can - because in addition to the usual rolling resistance and air resistance, going uphill means you are also encountering a constant gravity resistance - which drags you down at the same rate for a given grade regardless of what speed you're at. Of course, take care not to overstress the engine, and if you're going a very high speed the increased aerodynamic drag might exceed any fuel savings on avoiding gravitational drag.

posted by lice on May 13, 2016

this tip works for 17% of voting Fuelly members.

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