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Ok, I know I know. BUT, I live in an area that has LOTS of deer. If you were cruising down the road at 60 mph and a deer jumped out infront of you, what would you do?

Lock it down and hope to avoid contact.
Lay the bike down.
Stand on the horn and swerve to avoid contact.

Like I said, what if. Mentally, how do you prepare yourself for that kind of situation?
 

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In general, the number one avoidance manuver is hard braking. It is imperative that you reduce the velocity at potential impact (physic). Swearving could be in the wrong direction, deer are eratic in their jumping at best. Laying down is a terrible option. Stops slower causes potential for a more catostrophic injury.

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That makes sense. Deer do move back and forth across the road when you are getting close to them.
Thats what I was thinking, just HARD braking....
 

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Goes for any animal. Brake hard, stay strait. That's why practicing hard braking comes in handy.
 
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