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11-06-2014, 03:50 PM   #61
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I was coming back from Mexico on my 650 BSA many years ago and cruising along about 75 on a hwy with little traffic when I was slammed in the right eye (no shades on) and immediately had intense pain. When I reached for my eye I could feel the big blob of my eyeball just below the socket and blood running down my cheek. I shut it down as fast as I could, got off the road and took that fearful look in the rear mirror....opened my hand carefully so as not to drop my eyeball...and it held what was left of a giant grasshopper. My eye was beet red, but still there and at the next town I bought me a new pair of shades to replace the ones I had lost and was trying to ride without. Never rode again without eye cover.

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Oooogh! That glance into the mirror must have be a horrifying moment. In south Georgia we get the occasional onslaught of what we call Georgia Thumpers, hoppers about 3 or 4 inches long. Maybe you encountered a similar monster.

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That might be part of the same study where a male rider found that drivers allowed the safest passing room when he wore a long wig, so as to look female.
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With that facial hair he'd struggle to be confused with a girl, I would think!
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With that facial hair he'd struggle to be confused with a girl, I would think!
I've dated worse, Mark!

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I've dated worse, Mark!
LOL! Now I've seen many Melbourne girls (lovely city, by the way!) and I think you're making that up!
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