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Old 08-26-2012, 11:10 PM   #1
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Suicidal squirrel...

Earlier today we went for a spin around the local canyon roads with a fellow visiting European. Since my bike is in the shop, I drove the P-car. In the midst of it, this is what my security dash-cam picked up -- a suicidal squirrel doing a river-dance right in front of the bike:

Suicidal squirrel attacks sportbike - YouTube

Yes, this certainly qualifies for my Silly VideoBlog.

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Old 08-27-2012, 01:24 AM   #2
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Ha ha thanks for that, good clip
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Old 08-27-2012, 03:39 AM   #3
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They can get quite crazy on the road and I will tell you from a bike perspective...they make slick greasy spots when you hit them and can ruin your whole day. Pucker factor 9+ right there.
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Old 08-27-2012, 08:08 AM   #4
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I almost hit a squirrel the other day. I had to swerve across two lanes of traffic and the little bugger still got away from me.

On a serious note, your buddy is a good rider, he was leaning way over in the corners.
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Old 08-27-2012, 01:10 PM   #5
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One got hit right in front of my driveway Friday morning. He was acting real antsy and tried to dart across the road. As soon as he had that thought a car hit him. He shook for a moment and that was it.
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Almost thought I was watching one of those GEICO Ins. commercials lol!

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