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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old 04-26-2013, 06:09 PM Thread Starter
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Some of you may find this useless or already know this, but I seem to be hitting swarms of butterflies, bees, termites etc. Really looks bad on the front of the bike. (especially those of us with full fairings.) I wash it a lot but have to scrub to get all of the bug spots off. Well, I heard about MR. Clean Magic Erasers from a friend of mine, and just want to say it takes all of the scrubbing away. Bugs pretty much just wipe off with a little water. Sorry if this has already been brought up.
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I haven't heard of that yet. Thanks
If I'm on a trip and encounter flying bugs, I will usually spray Pam on the front end.


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Pam on the fairing David? Here in the FL heat (yes it has been in the 80s for more than 6 weeks) you can just add eggs and potatoes and have breakfast.

Seriously, I will try Pam during next love-bugs season, which will be here too soon. It becomes bad when you need to stop every 50 miles to clean the bike.

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The World's Most Effective Bug Remover is.......are you ready? Hydrogen peroxide!! I $H!T you not!! I keep a small spray bottle of peroxide and a microfiber cloth in a saddlebag during lovebug season. The peroxide dissolves the bugs in seconds. No elbow grease needed to wipe the bugs off. I buy it at Sam's Club for less than a dollar per quart. Did I mention this is The World's Most Effective Bug Remover. Nothing better in the Milky Way Galaxy. Your Welcome.

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Pam on the fairing David? Here in the FL heat (yes it has been in the 80s for more than 6 weeks) you can just add eggs and potatoes and have breakfast.

Seriously, I will try Pam during next love-bugs season, which will be here too soon. It becomes bad when you need to stop every 50 miles to clean the bike.

For those of you saying, what the hell is a love-bug, just give thank.




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Yes on the painted parts and even on the chrome being hit by bugs.
I live in Florida too.


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The World's Most Effective Bug Remover is.......are you ready? Hydrogen peroxide!! I $H!T you not!! I keep a small spray bottle of peroxide and a microfiber cloth in a saddlebag during lovebug season. The peroxide dissolves the bugs in seconds. No elbow grease needed to wipe the bugs off. I buy it at Sam's Club for less than a dollar per quart. Did I mention this is The World's Most Effective Bug Remover. Nothing better in the Milky Way Galaxy. Your Welcome.
Hmmm, now that's interesting.


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The World's Most Effective Bug Remover is.......are you ready? Hydrogen peroxide!! I $H!T you not!! I keep a small spray bottle of peroxide and a microfiber cloth in a saddlebag during lovebug season. The peroxide dissolves the bugs in seconds. No elbow grease needed to wipe the bugs off. I buy it at Sam's Club for less than a dollar per quart. Did I mention this is The World's Most Effective Bug Remover. Nothing better in the Milky Way Galaxy. Your Welcome.
I'm going to try that!! Thanks
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Another thing that works well on FL love bugs is a fabric softener sheet -- the ones you throw into the dryer with your clothes. Wet it and it wipes the bugs off quickly and easily. Also easy to keep in a saddlebag without taking up much room.

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The World's Most Effective Bug Remover is.......are you ready? Hydrogen peroxide!! I $H!T you not!! I keep a small spray bottle of peroxide and a microfiber cloth in a saddlebag during lovebug season. The peroxide dissolves the bugs in seconds. No elbow grease needed to wipe the bugs off. I buy it at Sam's Club for less than a dollar per quart. Did I mention this is The World's Most Effective Bug Remover. Nothing better in the Milky Way Galaxy. Your Welcome.

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Pam on the fairing David? Here in the FL heat (yes it has been in the 80s for more than 6 weeks) you can just add eggs and potatoes and have breakfast.
Reminds me of the days when I would take long road trips in my car. I would have something like a meatball hoagie wrapped in foil, and maybe a can of baked beans nestled on top of the engine between a valve cover and the intake manifold on the V8 engine. The food would always be at just the right temperature after several hours of driving.

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