CHARLY PERETHIAN WINS THE
2011 VETTER FUEL MILEAGE CHALLENGE AT MID-OHIO
Photo credit: COPR.2011 Jack McCormack for Mother Earth News.
Race Tech friend and associate Charly Perethian (owner of Parabellum Windscreens and the bike in the photo) won the Vetter Fuel Mileage Challenge held at Mid-Ohio Vintage Motorcycle Days 2011 on his Race Tech equipped 1989 Honda NX250. Charly's machine outperformed all of the gas and diesel bike entries with a record of 157mpg. In preparation for the event Charly equipped this forks with Race Tech Gold Valve Emulators to improve handling and control and had GMD Atlanta align the chassis to correct the bike's geometry and ensure it tracked straight. These slight adjustments to the chassis and suspension, along with Charly's custom fairing were the improvements he needed to get over the 145mpg mark he was at prior to the event. Read More