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Fly in my eye - in January!

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Danny, 19 Jan 2008.

  1. Danny

    Danny Legendary Member

    Can't believe it, I got a fly in my eye during a relatively short spin this afternoon.

    For most of the year I wear eye protection as I cycle with contact lenses, but don't normally bother at this time of year as there's usually no flying insects in January. Today it was so mild that there were loads of the buggers out.

    Does anyone know whether the flies keep alive all winter, or do they just hatch out on a mild day and then die off as soon as it gets cold?
  2. Chuffy

    Chuffy Veteran

    Today I took a picture of Andy Gates being pursued by a bee.
  3. Dave5N

    Dave5N Über Member

    I have all sorts of worrying images in my mind's eye now!

  4. Chuffy

    Chuffy Veteran

    He was wearing a yellow and black Gore jacket. We think the bee fancied him :thumbsup:
  5. andygates

    andygates New Member

    It likes large lads. :blush: