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Got a big one today....smacked into my left mirror at about 60mph! Im just glad it didnt hit me in the face...anyway, watch out for those suckers.

 

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Once, I was blastin along on my 78 cb750k, got a ***** pigeon right in the face, and boy was I lucky to have a full face helmet on. As it was, it stunk so bad I had to throw it away :(
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Wow, I guess I'll keep wearing my fullface helmet, never thought about something like that happening. Bet it scared the ***** out of ya. Was it a turkey? :puke:
 

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I hit a turkey once. Yep, a freakin wild turkey. It hit the fairing of my beemer, was deflected into my face, and I saw it cartwheel overhead and into the woods. It was only a glancing blow, so no blood or guts, just feathers in my helmet and fairing when I got home.

I don't know how the bird fared. Maybe we were both lucky. Like others, glad I was wearing a full-face. I've hit bees at high speed without protection. Turkey would be worse, I think.
 

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Lets see ... over the past 23 years:
2 groundhogs
1 cat ... unfortunate ... jumped out of the brush into my front wheel.
2-3 small birds to the helmet .... they bounce off like badminton shuttlecocks
1 bird thru spoked front wheel ..feathers flew.
1-2 squirrels and other assorted rodents

I've dodged lots more than I've hit.
 
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