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Old 11-15-18, 12:40 PM
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Show us your horns ;")

I'm looking for a small bulb operated horn to fit my horned Gazelle Trophy SS. Something different- triple chime, stainless or painted. Thoughts??








Honking cool enough for oo7.



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Old 11-15-18, 01:43 PM
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I really like the build on the gazelle..... Me I just whistle really loud
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Old 11-15-18, 02:55 PM
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Originally Posted by crank_addict View Post
I'm looking for a small bulb operated horn to fit my horned Gazelle Trophy SS. Something different- triple chime, stainless or painted. Thoughts??
A nice triple chime horn would be great, but does anyone still make them? I'm surprised at how little comes up with a web search.

The Hornster might be a suitable inspiration, though. There's room in that saddle bag for a small bottle of compressed air. Add a truck's air horn, and you'd be all set! Not exactly light and small, but it would be satisfying to use.

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Old 11-15-18, 03:01 PM
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That is actually a "Trim Trophy", isn't it? As opposed to the "Cross Trophy", which had cantilever brakes.

EDIT: no horns in my stable, I'm afraid. Sorry.
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I have one, https://www.thehornit.com/the-hornit-db140-new.
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Originally Posted by steelbikeguy View Post
A nice triple chime horn would be great, but does anyone still make them? I'm surprised at how little comes up with a web search.

The Hornster might be a suitable inspiration, though. There's room in that saddle bag for a small bottle of compressed air. Add a truck's air horn, and you'd be all set! Not exactly light and small, but it would be satisfying to use.

Steve in Peoria
I used to market a simulated 3 chime train horn, included 12v compressor, required air tank and valves. Serious fun. Many went into the custom pickup market, marine, RV and a few hockey arenas. Also had a smaller bell, twin tractor trailer horn. It would be shocking to have either set up on the bike. Likely weigh more than the bike too!

Anyways, Delta bike accessories has offered the remote plastic resv. air horn for many years and I've looked at the steel can rechargeable marine type from Taylor Made. Too modern.

This crazy unit has my interest. Refinish the color and make a quick detach bracket.
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Originally Posted by crank_addict View Post
I used to market a simulated 3 chime train horn, included 12v compressor, required air tank and valves. Serious fun. Many went into the custom pickup market, marine, RV and a few hockey arenas. Also had a smaller bell, twin tractor trailer horn. It would be shocking to have either set up on the bike. Likely weigh more than the bike too!

Anyways, Delta bike accessories has offered the remote plastic resv. air horn for many years and I've looked at the steel can rechargeable marine type from Taylor Made. Too modern.

This crazy unit has my interest. Refinish the color and make a quick detach bracket.
Is that a hand/foot operated piston that drives the horn? Hadn't seen one like that before... it does make you think about different ways to mount it and actuate it.

...or go with the pressurized soda bottles like the Air Zound horn?? Using light & cheap soda bottles was a stroke of genius!

When I was bike commuting on a busy road, I used to fantasize about having a big truck horn. The need for a few pounds of batteries killed any idea of actually implementing the project, but it was still fun to dream about.

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No horn advice. But SWEET bike.
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