A Bee flew into my lid... Not an urban myth anymore

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A Bee flew into my lid... Not an urban myth anymore

Post by Philiptigerrice » Tue Aug 30, 2016 1:29 pm

I've heard it said - and I've had various critters bounce off my face / neck over the decades... but this weekend I finally did sufer the ignominy of having a bee, fly into my lid - get wedged between sponge and skin - and proceed to fire everything it had into my face :(


He then broke his own abdomen off - and buried it in the side of my lids sponge - whilst I desperately tried to find somewhere to stop - whilst not falling off - with my wife on the bike - doing about 80mph up the A90.




Striped little tw*t! Lol

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Re: A Bee flew into my lid... Not an urban myth anymore

Post by Nigel » Tue Aug 30, 2016 2:25 pm

To be fair he was just flying along minding his own business when some lunatic on a bike hit him at 80 mph :whistle: :laugh:

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Re: A Bee flew into my lid... Not an urban myth anymore

Post by FAT MATT » Tue Aug 30, 2016 2:47 pm

Are you admiting to riding at speeds in excess of the national speed limit? Or were you referring to wasp doing 80mph?

Or maybe combined collision speed?

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Re: A Bee flew into my lid... Not an urban myth anymore

Post by boboneleg » Tue Aug 30, 2016 2:56 pm

My wife has had to pick the sting out of my face before now, that'll teach me to keep the visor down :unsure:
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Re: A Bee flew into my lid... Not an urban myth anymore

Post by Philiptigerrice » Tue Aug 30, 2016 4:11 pm

I'm estimating that the bee was doing 10 mph :D
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Re: A Bee flew into my lid... Not an urban myth anymore

Post by xengibez » Tue Aug 30, 2016 4:35 pm

:P Happened to me this weekend to by St Marys Loch in Scotland, pulled over quickly and removed my helmet before the bugger stung me...

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Re: A Bee flew into my lid... Not an urban myth anymore

Post by Rangoonruns » Tue Aug 30, 2016 8:09 pm

Worse thing had me
yep a wasp !!
on the rare occasion i didnt put the neck tube buff thing on it crawled around the jacket collar which freaked me out, made my wriggle and the bloody thing stung me repeatedly till i squashed it against my neck, i had lumps for weeks after!!
i go everywhere with a buff now ! no more rare occasions, ever.

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Re: A Bee flew into my lid... Not an urban myth anymore

Post by scouse » Wed Aug 31, 2016 3:47 pm

Hit a wasp in an open face and got stung on the cheekbone and also had a bee get blasted under the internal dark visor in an Xlite and sting me on the forehead just above my eye...but the worse was playing on a small dirt bike when I was younger at a rally in an open face and hitting a bumble bee giving it some bifters - me doing 30 BB doing approx 30 MPH - combined impact of 60MPH on my cheek bone - head snapped back and let go the bars and flew off the back... bike carried on and wedged in a hedge with no damage and stalled - I had a black eye and had to ride home with roadrash on the buttocks... dangerous things these flying thingies... and the Bee...well lets say that had to be cleaned off before I could even start to open my eye as it wa s glueing it shut!
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Re: A Bee flew into my lid... Not an urban myth anymore

Post by Arthur Pint Motor » Wed Aug 31, 2016 6:47 pm

Maybe the bee thought you were a nice orange flower?

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Re: A Bee flew into my lid... Not an urban myth anymore

Post by cowling » Wed Aug 31, 2016 7:05 pm

Ah!
Was expecting to see some of the damage the little blighters had
Caused to the human skin, just as a reminder to wrap up :(

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