SproutYes, I saw that episode... I really enjoy Mythbusters...Tue Jun 26, 2012 5:46am22.214.171.124I think what gets riders killed isn't hte impact of the insect itself, but even a smaller bug to the face can cause an unprepared rider to wreck out.
I've hit some of the nice big dragonflies that hang out to eat the mosquitoes. Much larger than the junebug, but also much softer. They don't hurt anywhere near as much, but are far more GROSS.
- Heh greenman, Mon Jun 25 6:44pmMythbusters had a show about that the other night. Could you have a bug big enough to kill a motorcycle rider? You'll be glad to know that it'd take a Goliath beetle or something similar. They used a ... more
- Yes, I saw that episode... I really enjoy Mythbusters... Sprout, Tue Jun 26 5:46am
- They did mention that greenman, Tue Jun 26 4:42pm..and I agree, that's far and away the most likely way for insects to cause problems, fatal or not, for riders.
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