Magpie attacks cyclist

Unfortunately the lights on her helmet did nothing to deter the bird

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As this woman rode her bike from work one day, she had a distressing encounter with a pretty irate magpie.

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As she raced down the path, the magpie chased and attacked her.

She had hoped that the blinking light on her helmet would repel the magpies away from her but she was wrong.

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