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I got a bug in my ear.

Out for a ride today, got in a 15 mile per hour cross wind and wham, a small grass hopper like bug in my ear. Freaked me out. I felt it trying to get out and then I tried to swipe it out, it was about an inch long. I don’t think it survived my swiping at my ear. I’ve eaten and inhaled my share of bugs, stung by bees, smacked large bugs with my face, but this was a first. Gave me the creeps.

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Greg I-Fly-Sky, June 4, 2012 at 8:06 am

Yep, that is strange! An inch long bug going in your ear that would be freaky.
Once I was standing next to a guy and I think it was a fly that went right into his ear. He ended up having to go to the emergency room or urgent care to have it removed.


KC, June 4, 2012 at 9:43 am

Funny you should post that – I had a bug fly into my ear for the first time on my Sunday ride. I’m not sure what it was (black and about a half inch long), but it was a similar situation – quite windy and it was a crosswind at the time. Fortunately, I was able to quickly pick it out quickly.


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