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The Dangers of too much bike commuting!

Old 07-19-17, 03:09 PM
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The Dangers of too much bike commuting!

I was going to look for something in the Blazer... And...
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Old 07-19-17, 03:45 PM
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Yep. I never had a wasps' nest on my bike. So I got that goin for me.
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terrifying.
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LOL! I found exactly the same thing inside the door of my Ford Ranger which mostly sits unused in my driveway.
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That's just the bikers buzz you get from the physical workout of riding your bike to work. however it looks like you may have broken out in hives.
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Did they get ya?
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Makes me glad I don't own a vehicle...
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Did they get ya?
Actually, no.

I wasn't thinking about yellow jackets when I reached for the door handle and felt something crunchy under it. But, I think that nest was already dead.

Of the two on the door, the upper one was active, and the lower one wasn't. I knocked all three of them off and squished them. But, I don't think I got the bees. I'll try to get back there one evening and go after the bees. I decided that I didn't need to climb past the nest of angry bees.

Lately, I've been pretty good at no-poison yellow jacket control. I have an acquaintance that is pretty anti-poison products. She has a small metal shed that they yellow jackets seem to really like. So, I'll knock the nests off into a bucket of water, then dump that bucket into a larger bucket... then tell her to keep the lid on for quite some time.
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