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Rene N Arredondo Jr: Wheel for bicycles and method of producing. F Eugene Logan, September 21, 1993: US05246275 (44 worldwide citation)

A lightweight, high strength wheel having good aerodynamics both head-on and laterally is provided by this invention. The head-on aerodynamics of the wheel is as good or better than disk wheels of same size and weight while having adequate lateral, radial and torsional stiffness. There is also provi ...


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Carlos Tsai: Bicycle wheel and the manufacturing method. Bernard R Gans, February 26, 1991: US04995675 (44 worldwide citation)

A bicycle wheel includes a rim having three or four spokes. A hub with a bearing is disposed at the center of said wheel. An annular recess is formed on an outer peripheral surface of rim for receiving a tire. A compartment is formed within each spoke for containing foam material and an annular cham ...


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Kojiro Yamaoka, Shusuke Nemoto: Axle driving apparatus. Kanzaki Kokyukoki Mfg, Saidman Sterne Kessler & Goldstein, November 1, 1988: US04781259 (44 worldwide citation)

Construction of an axle driving apparatus disposing therein left and right driving axles and differential gears of a traveling vehicle. The driving case of the axle driving apparatus is formed of aluminum die casting to enable assembly by reducing machined portions as much as possible, and divided i ...


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Ilon Bengt Erland: Wheels for a course stable selfpropelling vehicle movable in any desired direction on the ground or some other base. Dennemeyer John J, April 8, 1975: US3876255 (44 worldwide citation)

A wheel for a course stable selfpropelling vehicle, having a centre part rotatable about an axis and a plurality of ground engaging means rotatably mounted on the centre part about the periphery thereof. Each ground engaging means being an elongated roll having its surface convexly vaulted in longit ...


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Takenaka Toru, Hirano Makoto, Izumi Hideharu, Kuwabara Kazuya, Koyama Taiji, Kobashi Shinichiro: (Ja) 全方向駆動装置及びそれを用いた全方向移動車, (En) Omnidirectional driver and omnidirectional vehicle employing it. Honda Motor, Takenaka Toru, Hirano Makoto, Izumi Hideharu, Kuwabara Kazuya, Koyama Taiji, Kobashi Shinichiro, OSHIMA Yoichi, November 6, 2008: WO/2008/132778 (43 worldwide citation)

(EN) [PROBLEMS] To obtain an omnidirectional driver excellent in durability and maintainability without complicating the power source supply route for a drive source such as an electric motor. [MEANS FOR SOLVING PROBLEMS] A drive force in the first direction is generated through movement of a first ...


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William De Witt Pinch, David H Henning: Motor vehicle rear axle and method. General Motors Corporation, Jeffrey A Sedlar, July 11, 2000: US06086162 (43 worldwide citation)

A motor vehicle rear axle including a pair of longitudinal control arms made of cast iron or aluminum and a transverse torsion bar made of steel. Each control arm has a first end hinged to a body of the motor vehicle for up and down pivotal movement, a second end at which a wheel spindle is rigidly ...


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Maurice C Terry Sr, Stephen G Christ: Spoked wheel hub. Innovative Bicycle Components Company, Curtis Morris & Safford P C, May 6, 1997: US05626401 (43 worldwide citation)

A hub assembly for a bicycle or other human powered vehicle. The hub assembly provides a unique design for use with straight pull spokes having enlarged retention ends with no bends that can be dropped into retention cavities and retention slots in a spoke ring of the hub assembly. The hub assembly ...


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Harley V Phillips: Bicycle wheel quick-release apparatus. John R Flanagan, November 24, 1992: US05165762 (43 worldwide citation)

A quick-release apparatus having improved features is used with a hub and axle assembly for attaching a bicycle wheel to the frame of the bicycle. The assembly includes a hollow hub for mounting a bicycle wheel and a hollow axle extending through the hub and rotatably mounting the hub. The axle has ...


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Paul E Lew: Hubless wheel. Wear and Tear, Baker & Daniels, May 30, 1995: US05419619 (42 worldwide citation)

A hubless wheel for a vehicle which provides advantageous weight and aerodynamic properties. The wheel includes a rotationally stationary inner hoop, coupled to the vehicle, and a rotatable outer hoop, concentric with the inner hoop. The inner hoop and outer hoop are both fabricated with a woven fib ...


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William C Pierce, John P Smith: Trailing arm suspension with wrapper compression axle mounting. Lear Siegler, Varnum Riddering Schmidt & Howlett, September 15, 1987: US04693486 (42 worldwide citation)

A vehicle suspension system for mounting ground-engaging wheels to a vehicle frame where two arms are secured to opposite sides of the frame and a wheel-carrying axle is suspended between the arms. The axle is secured to the arms by a wrapper plate partially surrounding the axle, and a bolt is utili ...