Commuting - Reason #326 why fenders are great, great things.
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04-24-06, 07:28 AM
This guy, and his thousands of little buddies all over the !@#$ing roads. I mean seriously, the sheer amount of guts I had to clean off my ride this weekend... :mad:
04-24-06, 07:55 AM
This caterpiller also have hairs and glands attached to the hairs the can cause terrible alergies. Even the the exuvia (exoskeleton that juvenile insects replace in order to grow, becoming a dead tissue) can cause terrible allergies
04-24-06, 07:58 AM
That's gross. Does this happen every year?
04-24-06, 08:19 AM
They always come out this time of year, but I don't remember them being this numerous. I shouldn't complain too much though, because this is nothing compared to the seven year cicada up in DC/Maryland, though. That was like riding through a popcorn popper at times... ugh.
I hit worms, never caterpillars...
04-24-06, 08:58 AM
I'm pretty sure that's a gypsy moth caterpillar. They all must die.
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