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post #1 of 27 (permalink) Old 09-24-2017, 01:28 AM Thread Starter
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Anyone heard of Gremlin bells

Legend has it that Evil Road Spirits have been latching themselves on to motorcycles for as long as there have been bikes on the road. These Evil Road Spirits are responsible for mechanical problems and bad luck along a journey.
Legend goes on to say that by attaching a small bell onto your bike, the Evil Road Spirits will become trapped inside the bell where the constant ringing drives them insane, making them lose their grip until they fall to the ground.
Legend also has it that the mystery of the Guardian Bell carries twice as much power when it is purchased by a friend or loved one and given as a gift.
Show someone how much you care. Offer them defense against the Evil Road Spirits!

Any one heard of this/these
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post #2 of 27 (permalink) Old 09-24-2017, 05:56 AM
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I believe there was a thread about this a long time ago.
As far as I know it ain't a normal thing here at least.

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I have bells on all of my bikes.

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post #4 of 27 (permalink) Old 09-25-2017, 02:17 AM
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Yep, given to me a month ago and installed on bike.
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I personally think the whole thing is kinda dumb. Been riding for 30 years without one. But, yeah, if you're superstitious, I guess it doesn't hurt anything.
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Mine was given to me by a fellow Honda rider. It's hanging from the horn (close to the road but away from anything hot or fast-moving) just behind the front wheel.
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Got one from a friend today but I know he had it on his Harley before he sold it. Not sure if itíll have the same effect. Any input is appreciated.


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It will have the same effect.
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I told my husband about this thread and his reaction was to gift me the bell from the Lindt chocolate bunny that I bought him.

Would it work since

1) I originally gifted the bunny to him
2) It does not have a cross on it and also is generally pagan being from an Easter bunny

Also I am wondering if the ringing will drive me insane.
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Got one from a friend today but I know he had it on his Harley before he sold it. Not sure if itíll have the same effect. Any input is appreciated.


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A bell that has been previously used by a friend is even more special!

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