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Old 04-15-08, 10:09 AM   #1
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Pesky insects!

Am I the only one that these insects are attracted to? Do regular commuters on this forum face similar situations? What do you do? I've already been a victim 3 or 4 times: Eyes, mouth and nose. They seem to want to get in my way. While on a fast pace, this is very annoying. Remedies, Suggestions? Thanks.
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Old 04-15-08, 10:13 AM   #2
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It's still too early in the year for me to have problems with bugs. Protecting your eyes is the easiest, glasses, nose and mouth a little harder, when I swallow a bug I just consider it a protien boost.
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take a route with less shade or that takes you away from water.
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Not bicycling per say, but once I was riding my motorcycle up the Natchez Trace when wasp flew up the sleeve of my jacket, up the sleeve of my t-shirt, and bit me right between the shoulder blades while I was traveling at 50 mph. It's amazing how much pain you can endure when the possibility of still greater pain exists.
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