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Skip to about 4:30 if you're in a hurry.





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Actually about 4:55 but that scared the sh*t out of me when it got to it. Hope it never happens to me and if it does I hope I am as lucky as that guy!

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Actually about 4:55 but that scared the sh*t out of me when it got to it. Hope it never happens to me and if it does I hope I am as lucky as that guy!
Makes me rethink riding lighter bikes.




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That is something that I have to worry about for the first 6 miles from the house everyday

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I've hit amost as many with cars as I have shot with rifles, but never came close on my bike... Yet

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That's one of my fears riding out in the country like I do. Deer are everywhere out here .
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i live in the country also and that right there is 1 of my biggest fears, i have hit many with my truck, wow scary i watched that a few times scares the crap out of me well off to the gazebo for a beer

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On an IronButt about 4 years ago...one of the riders (right in front of ME)...was on a Sportser...SLICED a YOUNG DEER completely in half. He had no time to react. As I rode by DIRECTLY behind him...the torso was on one side and the back legs on the other side...STILL KICKING.

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That was some really awful music! What in the world is the matter with this guy?

So, I'm watching this video knowing something is going to happen, I played from the beginning and let the time bar disappear. Looking like a moron, I'm sitting here with one hand on the imaginary throttle and the other on my lap with my feet out as I usually ride just to see if I could see whatever it is coming and react in time. NOT A CHANCE! That bike was smacked before I could even think about pushing my imaginary bars or grabbing an imaginary brake. I feel like an idiot telling you guys I did that

Knocked the stuffin' right out that deer though didn't he Lucky man

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I replayed it over and over and over, watching that deer get smacked when I noticed the front of the bike actually came off the ground and landed back down a few feet to the right. He was near the painted center line when the front came up in the air and he was in the middle of the right lane when the wheel touched down again. I think it's a bit more than luck, he must have said his prayers when he started that ride.

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