Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Coudersport, PA
I learned to use the brake as little as possible mostly from a lot of winter driving. I laugh at people I see on the 2 lane highways, they are heavy into the gas up the hill, and on the brake for the entire downhill portion. While I gas up the hill, and let off as I crest and just drift the downhill part. I also look far ahead and let up on the gas early for stops and slow downs, while other folks around me seem to wait to the last minute and slam on the brakes.
One thing I'll add, is as you accelerate, at some point once you get to speed, let up- slightly on the gas, you'll maintain the speed, but RPMs will drop quite a bit.
You can go fast, but I can go anywhere