Average Speed

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  1. irnbru

    irnbru Funster Life Member

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    Whats the average speed you sit at on the Mway?
    I dropped my neighbour off at the airport last night and on the way home saw a MH fly past me.. I eventually caught up with it being nosey to see if it was a funster and noted it was travelling at 78pmh approx.
    No funster sticker visible and I only actually caught up with it as it entered a filter lane and was stuck behind a car.
    More money than sense to be driving at that speed I think!
     
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  2. Baycott

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    I never do much over 60mph. Anything over that starts to drink fuel :Eeek:
     
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  3. old-mo

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    Most economical.... 60 - 65...(y)
     
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  4. Hotelman

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    Maybe someone driving using somebody else's fuel !!!
     
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    I regularly travel at 70mph on motorways.

    John.
     
  6. chaser

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    I occasionally travel at around that speed down to Dover, can't wait to get over the channel , and I have found, checking time after time it dosent make any difference to the mpg on numerous checks I have never varied out of 26 to 28, slow or fast
     
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    Either at 50 or 60 to keep out of the way of the wagons.
     
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    I like HGV speed.. the new limit for them (England and Wales only) since 6th April 2015, is 60 mph ..

    .. tuck in behind a big boy and save fuel .. less stress and no or very little overtaking needed...
     
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  9. Bertie Bassett

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    bru, I'd lay a pound to a pinch that wasn't the owner driving.... Possibly a delivery driver?
     
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  10. irnbru

    irnbru Funster Life Member

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    It was a 56 plate ...Think it said adriatik
     
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  11. Bertie Bassett

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    Possibly a tealeaf then!:D
     
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  12. irnbru

    irnbru Funster Life Member

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    I set the cruise control for around 58-60 and tend to stick to that. Mum isn't quite there yet and seems to waste the fuel I save :)
     
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  13. Chris

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    65-75 mph most of the time.
     
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  14. Bertie Bassett

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    Our new van still running in but our last PVC ran very well on the cruise, a lot better than my right foot and at about the same 60 odd mph. (y)
     
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  15. Bertie Bassett

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    I'm telling:D
     
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  16. Old Soldier

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    96 when I can...:wasntme:
     
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  17. Don Quixote

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    Whats the rush.......................... 60MPH all day long or in my case until I have done 200/250Kms max a day. I don't arrive stressed and enjoy the drive.
     
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  18. Bertie Bassett

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    Don exactly the same for me...but it's because we are..................well..................... older now! :D
     
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  19. yodeli

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    Well Max is an old Motorhome (1991) but if I talk to him nicely (wind helping a bit)... he goes up to 68 and sometimes more....on motorways only. But don't tell JJ he'll get upset!!:whistle::oops:
     
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  20. JeanLuc

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    58-60 mph on cruise control
     
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