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How to attach a Beep Bicycle Bell

By Annette 3 years agoNo Comments
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Will a Beep Bicycle Bell fit on my bike?

Beep Bicycle Bells are designed to be fitted to standard round handlebars on a bike, scooter or some balance bikes that range in width from 25mm to 32mm in diameter.

Where does it go?   All our Beep Bicycle Bells are left hand operated so need to go as close as possible to your left hand grip.  Ideally you shouldn’t have to let go to use your bell.  In order to get it to work properly the lever will need space to be pushed forward (it moves approximately 2cm).  So exactly where you place the bell will depend on what else is close to your handlebar grips or the shape of your grips.  You want to be able to operate the bell with a relaxed natural wrist so don’t put the bell lever where you have to twist – it should also be a natural movement.  This may take a bit of trail and error until you discover the perfect position for your bell.

How does it attach?  The bells use a simple screw bracket system that clamps onto handlebars.  What tools will you need? A phillips head screwdriver – see photo.  Learn more about this bike tool here.

Bicycle bell before attaching to bike. goRide 600wIt will come out of the packaging with the bottom bracket upside down so this will need to be unscrewed, turned out, then screwed onto your handlebar.

The easiest way to manage is to hold the bell upside down underneath your handlebar while you put the bottom bracket over the top of the handlebar and fit in the two screws. Once you have them screwed down but not tightened turn your bell until you have it in it’s final position.  Now tighten the screws.  As discussed above, you now need to try it out to see if it’s in the perfect easy to use position.

Watch out for cables – do not catch cables within the clamping system of your Bicycle Bell

How does it work?  Simply push the lever forward and enjoy the magical sound of your ringing bike bell.  Learn a bit more about appropriate use in our story Bike Bells & Bike Lights

Traditional sky spotty beep bicycle bell goRide 600w v 2

What would help you goRide more places, more often with a smile?

Got a Beep Bicycle Bell in mind?  Head over to The goRide Shop

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