I just hit a baby deer at 60mph... no injury or damage. I need to buy lotto tickets!

Discussion in 'Face Plant' started by ChopperCharles, Jun 22, 2019.

  1. ChopperCharles

    ChopperCharles Long timer

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    i clocked it in the head with my left shin, as I was making a right handed sweeper. My body and the bike were leaned away from the deer. It ran at me but also diagonally in my direction of travel. I had enough time to roll off the throttle but not enough to even touch the brakes before it hit me. Contact was right on the shin of my armored boot and extended above the boot too - about 3” below my knee cap.

    I felt like Mongo when he punched a horse and knocked it out cold. I stopped and other than some doe spittle on my jeans and a dull pain, there was no indication of what happened. I’m home now and the pain is gone and there is not even a bruise there. I’m lucky as hell!

    Charles.
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  2. Inoplanetyanin

    Inoplanetyanin One day closer!

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    Lucky you! Was it in the dark or during day light?
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  3. ChopperCharles

    ChopperCharles Long timer

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    Dusk.

    Charles.
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  4. neanderthal

    neanderthal globeriding wannabe

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    How's Bambi though?
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  5. JayW

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    Yes, my question as well. Spotted Deer Lives Matter!
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  6. ChopperCharles

    ChopperCharles Long timer

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    Not once did the welfare of a nuisance/food animal cross my mind.

    And the xxx-lives matter meme is overplayed and disrespectful to the black lives matter campaign.

    Just sayin’

    Charles.
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  7. thedrewski86

    thedrewski86 too few miles

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    Agreed!
    Glad you made out okay, and I'm sure some good riding reflexes helped you out too.
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  8. ChopperCharles

    ChopperCharles Long timer

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    Also my lotto ticket was bust. Ah well can’t have all the luck!

    Charles.
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  9. JayW

    JayW Adventurer

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    My apologies Charles; no disrespect intended.
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  10. B02S4

    B02S4 Aye

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    Oh deer!
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  11. vintagerider

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    Deer-ly beloved share a another gift. Take time out to remove the ticks or you may be dealing with something far worse and chronic.
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