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Old 09-02-12, 12:14 AM   #1
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How did adriano do it?

I want to put a bell on my bike that is activated by my spare brake lever. Except I have no idea how this is going to work. Do you guys have any idea how he did it?
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It doesn't seem that hard. Easiest approach I believe is for a mechanical type bell with the brake cable from the lever attached to the lever of the bell which is mounted in a position that the vertical pull of the lever rings the bell.

Yup, it appears this is exactly the way adriana did it:



Just manipulate the tension/ length of the brake cable in the process.
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Old 09-02-12, 12:40 AM   #3
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yea thats what I thought too, but how would the cable be routed? There isnt a stop so that the housing isnt moving also.
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There's a fork mount housing stop there right above the bell.

like this
http://harriscyclery.net/product/tek...black-1805.htm
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That requires a canti mount... is there a hose clamp type thing to hold it in place?
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