Bells on the cycle are essential but have you wondered if you can transform the traditional bell into an electric bell. So, in today’s article, we will teach you how to make an electric cycle bell. Let us begin.
Let us look at the supplies required to make an electric cycle bell.
- Soldering Gun
- Cutter or Scissor
- Lighter or matchbox
- Screw Driver
- Electric Tape
- Battery Clip Connector
- 9-Volt Battery
- Toy Motor
- Cycle Bell Parts
- Gel Pen Refill
- Steel Clamp
- Mini Switch
Step 1: The first step is to solder the battery clip connector with a toy motor.
Soldering the Battery Clip Connector
Step 2: The second step is to trim the bottom section of the gel pen refill.
Trimming the Gel Pen Refill
Step 3: The third step is to slowly pace a burning lighter in front of the hole and melt it. As you start melting it, you will notice the hole will expand by itself.
Expanding the Plastic Hole
Step 4: Now, gently solder the mini switch with the battery clip connector and a toy motor.
Soldering and Connecting the Mini Switch
Step 5: Fix the expanded gel pen refill inside the toy motor.
Fitting the Toy Motor
Step 6: Fix the cycle parts with the gel pen refill and stick it with the help of glue.
Fixing the Cycle Parts
Step 7: Fix the battery with the battery clip connector and then stick a mini switch on the battery.
Connecting the Battery
Step 8: Now, apply some glue and stick the steel clamp on the battery.
Attaching Steel Clamp
Step 9: Apply electric tape and cover the entire battery.
Electric Tape Covering
Step 10: Apply some glue and stick the eraser
Sticking the Eraser
Step 11: Apply some glue to the eraser and fix the remaining gel pen refill on it.
Fixing the Gel Pen Refill
Step 12: Attach the cycle bell over the gel pen refill.
Attaching Cycle Bell
Step 13: The next step is to place the electric bell on the cycle and tight the steel clamp with the help of a screwdriver.
Fixing the Electric Cycle Bell on Cycle
Step 14: The last step is to test the bell by pressing the mini switch and enjoying the ride.
Electric Cycle Bell
Things To Remember
- Firstly, make sure while expanding the gel pen refill hole, you do not burn it.
- Secondly, ensure that you do not damage yourself or the apparatus while using the lighter.
- We recommend you use the parts of the damaged cycle bell
- If you are not comfortable with the lighter, we recommend using the regular matchbox.
Saquib Siddiqui is a Mechanical Engineer with expertise in science projects and experiments. Saquib’s work focuses on integrating scientific concepts with practical applications, making complex ideas accessible and exciting for learners of all ages. In addition to his practical work, Saquib has authored several articles, research papers, and educational materials.