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Old 08-25-20, 08:21 AM
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Old 09-05-20, 09:41 AM
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I just purchased a Spurcycle bell based on reviews and other readings. Hopefully it’ll be good on my Alpenchallenge, I have a Gates carbon drive so no chain which equals a completely silent bicycle. No one can hear me coming.
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Old 09-05-20, 04:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Colorado Kid View Post
Well it had to happen, On today's commute, the bell died on me. Nothing I tried would work. Now I'm in the market for a new bell. Something load and Brassy Any ideals? What works and doesn't work in the real world?
How on earth does a bike bell die? Seems like such a thing should last forever.
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Old 09-05-20, 06:41 PM
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Originally Posted by myemptymind View Post
I just purchased a Spurcycle bell based on reviews and other readings. Hopefully itíll be good on my Alpenchallenge, I have a Gates carbon drive so no chain which equals a completely silent bicycle. No one can hear me coming.
nice combo, post pix!
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Old 09-07-20, 03:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Koyote View Post
How on earth does a bike bell die? Seems like such a thing should last forever.
If the striker breaks off you won't get much sound anymore. It happens quite a lot if you commute and put your bikes in crowded racks. Most people take care but sometimes your only option is to disregard somebody else's bike. I've been guilty of it, especially if somebody has parked their bike in an idiotic way and I am in a hurry.
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Old 09-07-20, 06:31 AM
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Originally Posted by JaccoW View Post
If the striker breaks off you won't get much sound anymore. It happens quite a lot if you commute and put your bikes in crowded racks. Most people take care but sometimes your only option is to disregard somebody else's bike. I've been guilty of it, especially if somebody has parked their bike in an idiotic way and I am in a hurry.
Huh. Thanks for the input. Bummer.
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Old 09-16-20, 04:07 AM
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I just recently ordered two BBB brand bells -- the BBB-15 and the BBB-17. Ended up returning the latter and keeping the former. The BBB-15 (also called the Loud and Clear) makes a great brass sound with forever sustain. It's not the loudest bell out there, but it's exactly what I was looking for. Absolutely love the sound that bell makes!
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Old 09-29-20, 10:07 PM
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Love my Spurcycle compact bell!
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Old 11-28-20, 05:51 PM
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Spurcycle does make a nice sounding, well made bell.
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