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Bike bells generally look and sound a bit ugly. But why? What if they looked sexy and sounded like an angel playing a glockenspiel?
Bike bells generally look and sound a bit ugly. But why? What if they looked sexy and sounded like an angel playing a glockenspiel?
Bike bells generally look and sound a bit ugly. But why? What if they looked sexy and sounded like an angel playing a glockenspiel?
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    1. Luca D'Addezio 6 days ago

      hello,
      why i never ever even received my bells?

    2. Nick on May 10

      same here - no more Knog products for me after the Oi experience.

    3. Knog 3-time creator on May 8

      @Jay Lewis @Esteban Sardera: Sorry to hear that you are not happy with your Kickstarter Oi bells. If you can send us a dm with your address then we'll arrange for a replacement to be mailed out to you, no worries at all.

    4. Jay Lewis on May 8

      The Knog "Oi" Bell was the single worst product I have ever purchased and I unfortunately bought 2 or 3 of them. They're still unopened in my studio, I couldn't even bring myself to give them away. Incredibly poor construction and therefore very little sound. Unusable.

      Nope, not gonna fall for that one again Knog. Shame on you for even trying to take our money again. My advice to backers is to avoid at all costs.

    5. Esteban Sardera on May 8

      Knog - super disappointed with my original kickstart. Love the design and the ring but the hammer feel off after just afew weeks. The plastic and spring design does not work. Should have been a piece of metal will "memory" to bounce back to original position that acts as the ringer.

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      Eric on April 11

      All I can say is that cheaper bells out of China sound better. Friends at work ordered similar ones and they were much louder. The small ones I got (titanium and black) are not loud enough to get people's attention. And those were the second ones that were sent to me, which were better than the first ones that barely rang at all.

    7. Knog 3-time creator on April 3

      @Scott Ferguson: The discount code expired on the 31st Dec 2017.

    8. Scott Ferguson on March 28

      Guessing the discount code we got a while back has expired?

    9. Knog 3-time creator on March 7

      @Murase @Jordan: We can sort this out for you. Send us dm with your details and we'll mail a new part to you.

    10. Knog 3-time creator on March 7

      @Kenji Kusuhashi: Sorry to hear that no one got back to your email. If you can send us a dm with your address then we'll arrange for a replacement to be mailed out to you, no worries at all.

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      MuraseYutaka on February 28

      I lost the operation part of Oi. Is it possible to purchase that part?

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      Kenji Kusuhashi on February 27

      About 1 year ago, I sent a message "I used a titanium bell and used it, but the sound is very small, it does not become usable. Can I exchange it?"
      As you answered "Drop us an email at hello@knog.com.au and we'll fix this for you.", so Is sent e-mail.But no matter how many times I sent it, I just returned an auto answer message.
      When will you send me a reply?

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      jordan kasasa on February 20

      The bell is too quiet, and then the bell hammer lever snapped, I have probably used it 5 times at the most.General quality was terrible

    14. Knog 3-time creator on February 7

      @Hiroki Maeno: If you think you have an issue with your Oi bell then please drop us an email at hello@knog.com.au and we'll fix this for you.

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      HIROKI MAENO on February 1

      The design is good, but the quality is not good. I can not recommend it.

    16. Knog 3-time creator on December 3

      @Phillip melia: If you think you have an issue with your bell then please email us at hello@knog.com.au and we'll replace this for you.

    17. phillip melia on November 28

      Not only does it not look like a bike bell, but it really doesn't sound like one either. It is far too quiet to let anyone hear.
      All style and no substance to this product.

    18. Pa Chi on November 7, 2017

      Such a waste of money. Bought two of them, and it’s most useless component ive bought for my bikes ever.
      I’d gladly accept a refund if i could

    19. Knog 3-time creator on October 8, 2017

      @Daniel Lim OO: If you can shoot us through an email at hello@knog.com.au then i'm sure we can put this right for you.

    20. Daniel Lim OO on October 8, 2017

      Just tried both bells recently. First one the bell didn't sound much and then the metal part came off. I threw it away.

      Second bell installed. Didn't produce any sort of audible ring that is sufficient to be heard. Only a dull thud like sound. Felt so cheated. Threw it away also.

      Hey creators if you read this and felt that you have two working ones you may wish to send them to me.

      Any form of reply would be appreciated.

    21. Knog 3-time creator on September 20, 2017

      @Eric: It could be that the bell is overtightened, or it may be a faulty unit. Please email us at hello@knog.com.au and we'll sort this for you.

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      Eric Washington on September 12, 2017

      Hey I've had two bells (a large and small) from the beginning and have never used them. Why you may ask, no real reason. Well last week I just purchased a new bike and installed the smaller bell. The bell sounds like a thud. I've tried adjusting the bell's location to no avail. Any ideas?

    23. Knog 3-time creator on August 23, 2017

      @Brian Lafond: That sucks Brian. Shoot us through an email at hello@knog.com.au and we'll see what we can do.

    24. Knog 3-time creator on August 23, 2017

      @Lucas: If you could shoot through an email to hello@knog.com.au then we'll happily resolve this issue for you.

    25. Brian Lafond on August 21, 2017

      Well, my bike was stolen last night, and with it, my Oi bell. It was an awesome bell while I had it. Maybe I'll see if I can buy a replacement in the future... RIP

    26. Lucas on August 18, 2017

      @Knog
      I have been using my bell (large version) for a good amount of time now. While in the beginning the sound of the bell was crisp and fairly loud, over the past couple of weeks it has deteriorated quite a bit. Now it’s more like a dull chime and not loud at all anymore. I have tried playing with the position of the bell on my handlebar but sadly it doesn’t do anything. The spring on the bell seems intact but I can help but feel that it might not be fully in the right position. I really love this product, especially the minimalist design, but hate that I haven’t been able to use it really for the past few weeks. I’ve tried following most of the tips given in the comments section here but they all don’t work. Is there something else I can try? My friend bought the bell a while ago online and doesn’t seem to have any of these problems, so I am wondering if it’s any flaw with the initial design of the bell? Would really love if you could help me out. Thank you so much!

    27. Philip Pang
      Superbacker
      on August 7, 2017

      Have you guys seen the new design engraved knogs?? So kewl!!

    28. Knog 3-time creator on August 2, 2017

      @Jay Lefebvre: Can you drop us an email at hello@knog.com.au and we'll put this right for you. Also, if you can include a few photos of the bell then that will help us.

    29. Jay Lefebvre on August 1, 2017

      Just some feed back. Not quite a year later and bells look nice but didn't survive cool temperatures. Unfortunately, over the winter the guides for the spring on the mounts for both bells snapped. The springs then twisted drastically out of alignment. Now the hammers point to the sky.
      Is it possible to buy replacement mounts?

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      Unum sed Leonem on July 10, 2017

      I retract my last comment (can't delete it, it appears); my apologies. The issues I related are being resolved. Herewith I'd like to use the opportunity to commend KNOG on their considerate disposition and the excellent customer relationship management.

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      Unum sed Leonem on July 5, 2017

      I have requested a full refund a number of times - KNOG keeps dodging, beating about the bush and attributing the product's failures on user error. This is most certainly the last KNOG product I've wasted money on. I imagine, if one out of 5 of your customers followed suit, you'd end up bankrupt in a year or two. A very, very imprudent move on your part, @KNOG.

    32. Knog 3-time creator on July 2, 2017

      @Joe DeBlasio: Thanks for the message. If you can email us at hello@knog.com.au then we can look at replacing these faulty units for you.

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      Joe DeBlasio on June 30, 2017

      I backed this Kickstarter project and bought 3 Oi bells. When I got them, I mounted them on my bikes and 2 of the bells did not ring properly and the remaining one could not be mounted because the bike I bought it for was replaced with a new bike (with a different size bar) while waiting for the bell to come to fruition. I mentioned this to the creators and never got the bells replaced with working units. I spent a bunch of money and received useless bells in return that do nothing but sit in my garage taking up space. I would love to get them replaced with real working bells, is that possible? Thanks in advance.

    34. Knog 3-time creator on June 28, 2017

      @Sean Field: Sorry to hear that, Sean. We'd be happy to replace this bell for you with one of the latest Oi bells. We will send you a dm to confirm your address and then send out a replacement this week.

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      Sean Field on June 27, 2017

      I backed the Oi Kickstarter project last year thinking it would be great: "The bell that doesn't look like a bell" ... indeed, it is a very attractive design. Except the Oi doesn't sound like a bell, either. It's rather weak sounding and pretty pathetic. It kind of rattles forlornly while I'm cycling and then gives the quietest of "dings"when used as an intended warning. Embarrassingly, it makes my bike sound sort of like a child's bike. I can't believe it cost so much to back through Kickstarter and I wish I'd never bothered. The is an honest appraisal - and I'm trying to be respectful and considerate whilst also telling the truth. I hope Knog doesn't delete this and prevent my review. In summary, the Oi is totally disappointing and utterly underwhelming - an item that is not at all befitting of the name given to it ...

    36. Knog 3-time creator on June 26, 2017

      @Vedran: Sorry to hear that. Your bell was shipped out to you last year, however, if you did not receive this then we apologise and will resend to you this week.

    37. Vedran Ožir on June 26, 2017

      When will I get my Oi?

      I did place an order more than a year ago and still got nothing.

    38. Knog 3-time creator on June 18, 2017

      @Franklin E de Menezes Filho: Sorry to hear that. If you can email your address to hello@knog.com.au then we'll have your bell reshipped out to you this week.

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      Franklin E de Menezes Filho on June 16, 2017

      For some reason I have never received my order.

    40. Knog 3-time creator on June 16, 2017

      @Don: Thaks for the heads-up, Don. We'll pass this over to our IP team.

    41. Knog 3-time creator on June 16, 2017

      @techbadger: If you want to order some new Oi bells then you can do through this link >> https://www.knog.com.au/bike/accessories/oi-bike-bells.html. Let us know if you have any questions.

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      techbadger on June 12, 2017

      When can we order the next oi's?

    43. Knog 3-time creator on June 1, 2017

      @Richard: If you think you have an issue with your bells then please send us an email at hello@knog.com.au and we'll put this right for you.

    44. Knog 3-time creator on June 1, 2017

      @Pei: Sorry to hear that. We will arrange for a replacement to be mailed out to you this week.

    45. Richard on June 1, 2017

      Lovely look but it's really not loud enough to be useful in central London. I've gone back to aggressively yelling "WATCH IT MATE".

    46. Pei Ka Siu Thomas
      Superbacker
      on May 26, 2017

      I still have NOT received my bell, what's going on?

    47. Knog 3-time creator on April 20, 2017

      @Haley: Great to hear you are loving the Oi bell. Enjoy :)

    48. Knog 3-time creator on April 20, 2017

      @Eric: We'll have those replacements mailed out to you this week.

    49. Knog 3-time creator on April 20, 2017

      @Kenji Kusuhashi: Drop us an email at hello@knog.com.au and we'll fix this for you.

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