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    Fixed my noisy bell



    So I use this style bell on most of my bikes as I tend to ride a mix
    of residential streets and MUP's. The bell on my Volae tended to jingle
    over every bump I hit and after I while I just had to take that sucker
    apart to see if I could silence the unwanted jingles and yet still maintain
    the functional integrety of the bell. It turned out to be a simple tool free
    trailside fix. If there's any interest, I can take pics and post...it's just
    a simple adjustment.

    NOTE: The bell on my Volae is mounted at about a 45 degree angle and is
    the only bell/bike that I've had this problem with.

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    Sure, post some pics. I need to get myself a bell. Any ideas where I can find myself a cheap bell?

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    Now that is not the cure that I expected to hear. I have attempted to use a bell on the MUP's but I get fed fed up with the noise of it every time I throw it a Ped that can't be bothered to hear it. Thought you had come up with a silent missile as it misses them and then dings its way along the trail for about 50 yards.

    We even have a loud horn on the Tandem and if they ain't going to hear that- they ain't gonna take any notice of a bell unless it's causes a pain just behind the ear.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cadd View Post
    Sure, post some pics. I need to get myself a bell. Any ideas where I can find myself a cheap bell?
    CADD:
    Walmart always works for me.....I'll take some pics and post them in a couple days.

    STAPFAM: About 30 years ago I used to have a big Bugle Horn on my old schwinn
    varsity. When I squeezed the bulb on that sucker, pedestrians used to jump right out
    of their skin. Graet Fun that was.

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    It depends on your definition of "cheap" but Incredibells are affordable at about $10 for the 'Big Brass' model. They have the nice tone of real brass. I like the ones that give you two dings for each pull of the lever, not the ones with a clapper mounted on a spring.
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    But shipping is $10 as well

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cadd View Post
    But shipping is $10 as well
    Not at your LBS. Ask them to add one to their next order from one of their parts distributors.
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