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How to pass by a horse and rider? [duplicate]

I sometimes meet horse riders on my way. As the road is closed for the regular motor traffic, I am not sure if these riders and horses are trained enough so I do not need to care. What is the safe ...
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How to fend off a pack of feral dogs

I really enjoy riding. However, today I had a truly terrifying experience. I was chased by three feral dogs. I was able to outpace them, but it really left me rattled. I understand that if one acts ...
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Attacked by birds

I have been having some problems being attacked by several red-winged blackbirds when I am riding. It seems to be the same birds because I am only having this problem in certain areas. I have talked ...
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How do I deal with a dog chasing me when I'm touring?

Once I was riding my road bike down a rural road. I heard barking over my shoulder and saw two dobermans running toward me. I can't think of a time in my life that I felt more endangered. I reacted ...