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I guess there is a first for everything. Today during my daily ride, i felt something small hit my belly. It felt like a flying insect, then I felt the sting. It must have been a wasp or a bee. I've swallowed bugs before while riding but I've never been stung. Has that ever happened to you?
 

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While mountain biking, I was stung by a yellow jacket on my thigh... I was moving about 10 mph and hit hit my leg and I liiked down and OUCH!!! For some reason I have a low pain threshold to stings...
 

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I used to ride with a guy who was famous for getting stung - like, several times each summer. None of the rest of us ever had a problem. My theory was, his particular body chemistry attracted them. Either that or his stanky jerseys that he never washed.
 

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was doing a road ride on a local bike trail heading back home and out of nowhere a bee comes flying towards me. Hits my hand and stings me in between my right index finger and middle finger...through my gloves. LOL it hurt like a B (no pun intended)
 

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Been stung twice this year so far!

The first time was about 5 inches from my johnson right at the top of my thigh. This was in a time trial at a stage race just as I started a wicked fast descent. My teammate, who won the TT, also got stung on the chest when one flew down the neck of his skinsuit!

The second time was a little more than a week ago when something got stuck between the arm of my sunglasses and my helmet. Stung me right in the temple! Gave me a throbbing headache for good 40 minutes and still itches.

As I was complaining about it to some guy I caught up to at the next light he proceeded to tell me about once getting stung in the back of the throat when one flew into his mouth! OUCH!
 

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I think I'll win this one...I got stung in the MOUTH by a bee damn near took me off the bike when it happened I had a mild allergic reaction and had to stop the ride and get evac'd out by the mother's team car lol

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Never stung while riding. Have been stung while using the weed-wacker tho'. Stupid hornets nests.
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Been stung several times....usually around my belly. I have heard that bees (yellowjackets, hornets, etc.) are attracted to red.........not sure if it is true or not, but be careful wearing those red jerseys!
 

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I got stung once last year on my knee while road riding and then last late summer/early fall I was mountain bikeing with a group and got stung 10 times. The first guy or 2 goes through and stirs them up and everyone else behind them gets attacked. :mad: When your riding singletrack in a group, you have nowhere to go to get away. :mad2: That was the end of my mountainbiking for the season.
 
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