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Old 10-07-2012, 07:48 AM   #1
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Gremlin Bells/Biker Bells

Recently, someone gave me a small bell to hang on my Connie to ward off mischief. As I understand it, the bell should be a gift and be hung low and forward on the bike.
Is this some type of pirate fad or the real deal?

This is the one that was given to me. I'm not a woman, obviously, and if I was I sure as hell wouldn't be a lady, but I guess it's the thought that counts.
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Old 10-07-2012, 07:50 AM   #2
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Old 10-07-2012, 08:48 AM   #3
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Recently, someone gave me a small bell to hang on my Connie to ward off mischief. As I understand it, the bell should be a gift and be hung low and forward on the bike.
Is this some type of pirate fad or the real deal?

This is the one that was given to me. I'm not a woman, obviously, and if I was I sure as hell wouldn't be a lady, but I guess it's the thought that counts.
what do you mean real deal? it's a trinket with silly superstition wrapped around it . bungee a bear to your rear luggage too
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Old 10-07-2012, 08:54 AM   #4
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what do you mean real deal? it's a trinket with silly superstition wrapped around it . bungee a bear to your rear luggage too
I vote for a bondage bear.
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Old 10-07-2012, 08:55 AM   #5
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I vote for a bondage bear.

least the ball gag will keep it's teeth from chattering
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Old 10-07-2012, 08:58 AM   #6
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what do you mean real deal? it's a trinket with silly superstition wrapped around it . bungee a bear to your rear luggage too
First I'd have to move my collection of American and MIA flags and a stuffed Poodle or two.
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Old 10-07-2012, 09:02 AM   #7
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kind of like the tshirt against loud pipes:

if this little bell can help save you, imagine what learning to ride that bike would do
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Old 10-07-2012, 09:05 AM   #8
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I vote for a bondage bear.
Pics?
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Old 10-07-2012, 09:10 AM   #9
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I have seen them bells before on here, they always provoke reactions that's for sure....!

That's fine in Shiny Things, just don't post them where almost everyone is perfect.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...ighlight=bells

Get a bicycle bell and mount it somewhere like I did....if you want to make the kids smile.
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Old 10-07-2012, 09:19 AM   #10
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My brother gave me one. Too bad I didn't have one for my DL650.
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Old 10-07-2012, 10:30 AM   #11
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I was given one years ago, and hung it from the bike I was riding at the time. I was told they were only effective if they were given to you, you couldn't buy yourself one! I never did wreck that bike though!

*I'm not superstitious, and hung it on my bike in respect to the person who gave it to me. It was "out of sight".
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Old 10-07-2012, 12:37 PM   #12
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When I first started in the Harley end of things it was way different. When you finished up (building) a bike you were supposed to ride as far as you could in a day. Then find a brass bell,buy it and attach to the bike for good luck. That's it. Never heard anything about the brand. Triumphs,BSA,Norton and even Honda powerplants were used at that time. Lots of good-natured ribbing between different owners but none of the crap like today.

Damn I just read that. I'm off for my new rocking chair.
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Old 10-07-2012, 01:33 PM   #13
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I don't want to sound like a tough guy but the only charms I ever bought were for my daughter when she was less than 10. I know, not PC, but they seem a little geh to me.:ymca
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Old 10-07-2012, 02:08 PM   #14
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Old 10-07-2012, 05:05 PM   #15
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I don't want to sound like a tough guy
Don't see that happening.
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