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    Anybody heard of or use bug screen over nose and mouth?

    I don't want to wear a full-face helmet. Seems overkill if I only want to screen out bugs while riding.

    Any innovative ideas?

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    I have seen cowboy bandannas tied around faces, with sunglasses. It seems to work. I'm thinking about putting a surgical mask in my Camelbak for some of the worst paths around here.

    Maybe a dust mask would be more breathable. I want one in black.
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    Might be time to invent something...

    You heard it here first!

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    buzz off

    Try a buzz off bandana either under your helmet or velcroed on to the helmet, which I use as a sun shade. Keeps the bugs away from my face.
    Super when gnats are driving you nuts.
    agmtb

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    I just wear a bug head net over my helmet. The visor of my helmet helps keep the net off my face.

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    Quote Originally Posted by beanbag View Post
    I just wear a bug head net over my helmet. The visor of my helmet helps keep the net off my face.
    I got one of these at REI today. It's going in my jersey pocket next time I ride through the farm fields. I am sure I swallowed or inhaled a few dozen gnats last weekend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 01bmf View Post
    Buffs are great. I discovered buffs when I was having chemo and lost my hair. I still wear one under my helmet when the bugs are bad. They stretchy and covers the mouth and nose, but not too tight.
    F*ck Cancer

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    Quote Originally Posted by beanbag View Post
    I just wear a bug head net over my helmet. The visor of my helmet helps keep the net off my face.
    +1 what beanbag said

    gnewcomer aka OldMtnGoat

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    Another +1 on the bug net.

    The deluxe hiking versions have a wire rim/ring to keep the net away from your face, you don't need the wire rim if you're wearing a helmet with a peak as that does the job, the rim-less versions are more easily packable.
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