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2013 RFS Economy Run
The 32nd Annual running of the RFS Economy run took place on the 30th and 31st of August 2013 and Honda SA was again victorious with the NC700X and Shado Alston.
The Economy run started from The Zambesi Drive in Pretoria and covered 527.2 km, from
Day one was an extremely challenging route. With heavy traffic,
Day two which covered 329km started again in Hazeyview and took the route of Graskop, Cowies pass via Sudwala, White River, Sabie and then back to
Maintaining the recommended average speed per day was probably the biggest challenge of the weekend due to the nature of the roads and passes encountered on the route as well as the road works and traffic.
By the end of the event, Honda SA’s official entry of Shado Alston was once again crowned overall winner of the event, with an astounding average consumption of 3.03L per 100km, on board his NC700X.
Keith Parry from Honda Motor Southern Africa took second in class A as well as the rookie award, with his average consumption of 3.66L per 100km achieved also on an NC700X.
Grant Scott, riding a privately entered CBR250R took Second overall in the event, with an average consumption of 3.08L per 100km, and Won his class.
Honda Sa would like to take this opportunity to thank