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    Gremlin bells?

    A few of my cruiser bike buddies have little bells on the under carriage of their bikes. They say it 'scares off evil spirits and gremlins'...Any one else partake of this custom?
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    Someone gave me one. I think it's horse hockey, but didn't tell her that.
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    I take full responsibility for the function of my motorbike. As such, I have no need for silly superstition.

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    The bells and such are only needed for final drive equipped bikes.

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    the girl at the checkout counter at the local Honda/Kawasaki/Suzuki/Yamaha dealer tried to get me to buy one for my bike... I told her, "We BMW riders don't' put such petty things on our German engineers works of art!"

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    A friend got a used bike with them on it, after I told them what they were, he took them off



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    Quote Originally Posted by R1200RClassic View Post
    the girl at the checkout counter at the local Honda/Kawasaki/Suzuki/Yamaha dealer tried to get me to buy one for my bike... I told her, "We BMW riders don't' put such petty things on our German engineers works of art!"
    The German engineers would have bought the bells and asked the sales girl to join them for a beer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by laoch View Post
    The bells and such are only needed for final drive equipped bikes.
    Ouch! That was harsh.

    (Psssst .... you don't really think that might help, do 'ya?!)
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    You better believe my Gremlin bell lives on whichever RED bike I'm riding.

    David Hough gave it to me

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