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Hirak Chanda
Hirak Chanda, Marcin Kowalewski: Banked curve detection using vertical and lateral acceleration. Robert Bosch, Michael Best & Friedrich, October 27, 2015: US09168950 (1 worldwide citation)

A banked curve detection system determines the presence of a vehicle on a banked curve by sensing a vertical acceleration and a lateral acceleration of a vehicle. A banked curve is determined when the vertical acceleration and lateral acceleration are each greater than previously sensed vertical and ...


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Timothy N Thomas, Robert P Schladetzky: Bicycle body support apparatus. January 24, 1995: US05383677 (188 worldwide citation)

A body support mounted to a cross tube portion of an associated bicycle includes a mounting bracket pivotally mounting a seat assembly thereto, such that the seat assembly is pivoted to a displaced position during periods of non-use relative to the mounting bracket structure, with a lock sleeve coop ...


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Donald C Miller: Linear driving apparatus. Linear Bicycles, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 14, 1999: US06000707 (172 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for linearly driving a vehicle or machine. The apparatus includes a frame, at least one drive wheel, and at least one rotatable driver comprising a pulley or a sprocket, rotatably mounted with respect to the frame. Further, the system includes a flexible, elongated power transmitter com ...


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Satoshi Makino: Electric motor-assisted vehicle. Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha, Ernest A Beutler, January 6, 2004: US06672418 (125 worldwide citation)

A simplified and low cost torque sensor for a motor assisted manually operated vehicle. The torque sensor is operated by a differential transmission that transmits no driving force for the vehicle. Thus it can be constructed from low cost light weight materials such as aluminum or plastics. This als ...


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William M Becker, Brian Lampman: Bicycle fork cartridge assembly. Fox Factory, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 15, 2003: US06592136 (114 worldwide citation)

An off-road bicycle suspension fork includes a pair of fork leg assemblies, each of the leg assemblies having an upper leg telescopingly engaged with a lower leg. A damping assembly is provided in at least one of the legs and includes a cartridge tube connected to the lower leg and a piston connecte ...


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Katsumi Ikuma, Sueji Nagai, Fumio Ito, Syoichiro Miyata, Yasuo Suganuma: Vehicle with electric motor. Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 9, 1997: US05664636 (106 worldwide citation)

An electrically powered vehicle wherein the electric power may be provided by an auxiliary electric motor with power assist being determined by a manual force applied by an operator for manually propelling the vehicle. The vehicle control includes a method for determining when the vehicle is being s ...


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Mert Lawwill: Suspension bicycle. James E Eakin, December 6, 1988: US04789174 (102 worldwide citation)

A suspension bicycle is disclosed in which a rear suspension includes swing arms, control arms, and hub plates connected to the seat riser tube of the frame in a trapezoidal arrangement. The swing arms, control arms, and hub plates are configured to balance the forces applied to the rear wheel by th ...


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Carl S Clardy: Bicycle chest rest system. June 20, 2000: US06076846 (92 worldwide citation)

A bicycle chest rest system comprising a pair of tubes. Each tube has a front and a rear end positionable in the direction of bicycle movement. The front of ends of the tubes are at an elevation above the rear ends. The tubes are curved about a common radius of curvature with an axis of rotation the ...


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Mert Lawwill: Suspension bicycle. James E Eakin, June 16, 1992: US05121937 (91 worldwide citation)

A suspension bicycle includes swing arms, control arms and hub plates connected to the seat riser tube of the frame in a trapezoidal arrangement balanced to offset forces applied to the rear wheel by the chain to prevent absorption of pedaling energy by the suspension system while still permitting t ...


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Frank J Winchell: Cambering vehicle. General Motors Corporation, Charles R White, April 20, 1982: US04325565 (91 worldwide citation)

A three-wheeled cambering vehicle having a platform for supporting the vehicle operator and having a pair of laterally spaced rear wheels mounted thereon. The vehicle has a centralized tubular frame with a front leg member that supports a steerable front fork and wheel assembly and a rearward seat f ...