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Old 04-07-12, 01:48 PM   #1
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old fashion bell hunt.

I'm in search of an old fashion bell one that has a nice sounding ring
ok i don't have a fortune to spend i know these bells can get quiet expensive always someone out there to rip you off.
anyhow anybody got any ideas as to where i could start looking or better still anyone got one thats willing to part with it only problem i live in ireland well not a problem for me i love the place
anyway a link to a site would be a start thanks all.
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Old 04-07-12, 02:27 PM   #2
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Dutch Bike Bits... I live in the US and buy stuff from him, even with the shipping I still come out ahead of the game.

I have a bell similar to the big Widek on two of my Raleigh's no clue what brand one of them is the other is a vintage Lucas.

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nice site and nice bell but the cost of postage is actually dearer than the bell.i'll keep looking thanks for the link anyway.
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anyone else got any ideas where i could search.
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How about SJS Cycles? I buy from them too. My Lucas Bell came from UK Ebay a while back. I had it shipped to my son in Leeds and he brought it home in his luggage. I don't have that luxury anymore, he is back in the States now.

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Old 04-07-12, 05:53 PM   #6
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How about SJS Cycles? I buy from them too. My Lucas Bell came from UK Ebay a while back. I had it shipped to my son in Leeds and he brought it home in his luggage. I don't have that luxury anymore, he is back in the States now.

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thanks i'll have a look .
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I think I know what your looking for because I was looking for the same thing.

http://www.universalcycles.com/shopp...s.php?id=48517

http://www.bikepedia.com/pa/Item.aspx?itemid=854576

http://www.bti-usa.com/public/item/CD3173
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I like my bell. A brass Crane.
Someone's writeup here.
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I like my bell. A brass Crane.
Someone's writeup here.
that's the bell. Loud, good tone and sustaining ring. Shops stock the Incredibell and a bunch of smaller brass bells but that's the one to get. Every time I've been in a shop and see one I get it.

this should be it.

http://www.rivbike.com/product-p/bellh.htm

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I actually bought the Crane Bell that you both just listed first. Then my local bicycle shop started stocking the Crane bell that has that old fashioned "Cha Ching" sound to it. I had to buy it........Its the Riten Bell by Crane.
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I like this one
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that's the bell. Loud, good tone and sustaining ring. Shops stock the Incredibell and a bunch of smaller brass bells but that's the one to get. Every time I've been in a shop and see one I get it.

this should be it.

http://www.rivbike.com/product-p/bellh.htm
looks great and a nice sound but i cant get a link to it here in Ireland and if i buy it from the states it will cost to much to get it here.
btw my family thinks i'm mental spending all that dosh on a bell
i really taught they new me better by now.
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yip thats it drool drool drool but how do i get it from there to here (ireland) without paying an arm and a leg on postage
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I've always liked this woodpecker bell:


http://www.bicycleeverything.com/pro...Bike-Bell.html
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Maybe from here?

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looks great and a nice sound but i cant get a link to it here in Ireland and if i buy it from the states it will cost to much to get it here.
btw my family thinks i'm mental spending all that dosh on a bell
i really taught they new me better by now.
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Grip bell . mirrors the R'off Grip-shifter. mine came thru BiFri.

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I always get this model for my bikes:
http://www.bonniebikes.com/oriental-...bell-700-p.asp

I love the sound, classic "DINGGGGGGG"
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I always get this model for my bikes:
http://www.bonniebikes.com/oriental-...bell-700-p.asp

I love the sound, classic "DINGGGGGGG"
that is class thanks for that
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well i managed to get one from a friend in the uk. thanks everyone for all the links i might just buy a few different bells maybe start a collection well why not.
thanks all.
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that is class thanks for that
You're quite welcome! It comes in at least one other style (a beehive IIRC, and I want to say another I don't recall). I like that the clapper creates a single "ding" as I can choose to let out one ringing chime that penetrates a bit, or quickly tap it twice (quite easy) for a cheery "hello" or in the place of an "an your left".
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