See this? It's a killer, or at least a motorcycle hazard.
My DH was returning home from Laguna Seca and while on Hwy 3 near Weaverville, hit one of these vermin. He want straight over the fairing, apparently landing on his left side and sliding down the pavement scrubbing off speed as he went.
He wear GOOD gear, as do I when I ride horses. Here is what his gear looks like now:
Please, everyone, use your safety gear when riding, or skiing, or boating etc!! Mr. biblioblog is doing well with only bumps and bruises and road rash on a hand. A full face helmet saved him from serious injury.