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Fight High Fuel Prices with Gas and Electric Scooters

Gasoline prices skyrocketing? No need to worry with a motor or electric scooter one gallon of gas will last for weeks.

Published: 28-Oct-2005

Gasoline prices skyrocketing? No need to worry – with a motor or electric scooter one gallon of gas will last for weeks.

As people start driving electric scooters, they find more and more reasons to like them. As

Electric scooters are practical: They’re practical, easy to park and get great gas mileage. I put $5 worth of gas into mine when it’s totally empty, compared to $50 in my SUV.”

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While the average U.S. passenger car chugs gas at a rate of 22.4 miles per gallon, two-wheelers average about 50. So it shouldn't come as too huge a surprise that sales are up for the lightest drinkers: scooters -- by about 17 percent in 2005. Pictured is Vespa GST250.

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