Review your route...again. - Fuelly Forums

Click here to see important news regarding the aCar App

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-25-2010, 06:30 AM   #1
Registered Member
theholycow's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 6,624
Country: United States
Send a message via ICQ to theholycow Send a message via AIM to theholycow Send a message via MSN to theholycow Send a message via Yahoo to theholycow
Lightbulb Review your route...again.

I've been commuting 39 miles to my current job for almost three years. I've been taking a decent route but ignored the GPS route. My route sticks with larger roads, the GPS lops off a large corner by taking an empty country road.

I've stuck with my route because it takes me past some shopping I sometimes need, it seems more appropriate for commuting, and I was skeptical about the other option.

Today I went the GPS way. With no traffic, I didn't have anybody tailgating so I could go whatever speed I wanted and my stress was lower. The steep hills and low speed meant I actually got to use different gears instead of 5th all the time. The hills also helped my P&G...AND it's 2.5 miles shorter.

I'm not sure if it might take a couple more minutes, but it's a nicer ride (scenery and traffic) and should make a dent in my fuel usage. My FE was up a little today, and as I learn the route it should improve.
This sig may return, some day.
theholycow is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Total Cost of a Fill Up malkie Fuelly Web Support and Community News 5 02-07-2011 03:55 PM
Add a "Beginning Odometer Reading" Buxwheat Fuelly Web Support and Community News 1 01-15-2011 11:08 AM
Firestone Potenza RE910 seeholmes General Fuel Topics 2 07-01-2008 01:49 PM
Hello, right minded drivers troberts Introduce Yourself - New member Welcome 2 10-27-2006 08:09 PM

» Fuelly Android Apps
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 02:37 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.