October 8, 2011

by Jim Zeiser
(Deposit, NY)

Not that it's a huge jump in mileage but the Milano turned 5,800 miles yesterday. It's still running like a charm and getting around 70 mpg. I have to ride it in the dark now since I get home after sundown. The headlight is adequate for the speeds I travel on low beam and more than adequate on the high beam.

At 35 miles round trip to work, the miles have piled on faster than I expected and 6,000 miles is just around the corner. I might even get deeper into the odometer by the time winter sets in. Overall the scooter has been a real blessing this summer and saved me a large pile of green in gas money. It has been the highest mileage season yet on the scooter and as long as my work situation continues it will get used frequently.

Best yet, it's been fun and relaxing traveling on it. Riding it has been the high point of my summer.

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