Riding a motorcycle is one of the most famous rides used by Filipinos. It is cheaper than a car, easier to find a parking space, and most of all is because heavy traffic in many cities.
Driving a motorcycle is also a basic knowledge nowadays since it is already widely in use for a long time now.
Motorcycles are widely used privately. This is to avoid the long hours commuting including the waiting and travel time.
It is also widely used in Metro Manila of companies in different industries as delivery options because they are faster and cheaper.
As for the user or the rider, how do you save money on the gas consumption of your motorcycle?
Are there any way possible to get the most out of using a motorcycle?
In this post, I will talk about ways to save money if you own a motorcycle. So keep on reading.
5 Ways To Save Money On Your Motorcycle Gasoline
1. Do warm ups
This is highly recommended by mechanics and dealers because it has a good reason.
Warming up the engine is important to make sure that you don’t get sluggish revolutions.
Taking off without waiting the engine to warm up will waste gas as you tend to rev up more. So do warm ups.
2. Check the tire pressure
One of the most effective ways to boost the running condition of your motorcycle is by ensuring that the tire pressure is at its recommended rating.
It will improve your handling and it will run smoothly.
In effect, your engine will just need low power to keep you running.
If the tire pressure drops, it will become harder to control and harder for your engine.
3. Change the oils regularly
Motorcycles best run when their engines are regularly well maintained.
And that includes the engine oil and brake fluids. As this will be crucial to the engine’s performance.
Some riders even use low friction lubricants.
Whether or not you are interested in going that far, some basic maintenance can make a surprisingly big difference in fuel consumption.
4. Do not go over speeding
Avoid going at top speeds whenever you see a vacant space in front of you. Over revving will use more gas and it might lower your engine’s life span.
Not to mention the safety aspects in riding a motorcycle. Start the drive slowly and then rev up slowly. You will get in your destination eventually.
5. Use high quality fuels and oils
Avoid the temptation in fueling up to low priced gas stations. There might be additives in their that can harm you motorcycle.
Just stick to the recommended fuels from experts.
Same thing with the engine oils. There are alternatives in the market that are cheap but eventually found out to be harmful to the motorcycle engines.
A well maintained motorcycle runs smoothly. It will not only help save money for your gas consumption.
But it will also help save money for the repair works if it breaks down.
As of this writing, you can also save money by not going out as much and if it is not really needed.
Remember that the whole world is still suffering from the pandemic.
You can also save money on you car’s gasoline.
Here is another resource for you to read: Can a Motorcycle Save You Money More Than A Car