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Flexible Fuel Technology: Motorcycles


Author's Note

We all know that alternative fuels are the wave of the future, but flex fuels are here now. So for those of us who don't live in Brazil, why is it so hard to find a motorcycle that runs on variable mixes of ethanol? This may have to do with the reduced mileage of ethanol, which has reduced its popularity, or at least its availability throughout much of the developed world. But if you're an environmentally conscious biker, you might consider writing Honda and asking them if they'll make their flex-fuel bikes available in the U.S.

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