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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

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 (174 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 (159 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 (109 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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Mert Lawwill: Suspension bicycle. James E Eakin, December 6, 1988: US04789174 (101 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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William M Becker, Brian Lampman: Bicycle fork cartridge assembly. Fox Factory, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 15, 2003: US06592136 (92 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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Mert Lawwill: Suspension bicycle. James E Eakin, June 16, 1992: US05121937 (90 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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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 (89 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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Paul H Turner: Bicycle with a front fork wheel suspension. Rockshox, Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson, November 20, 1990: US04971344 (87 worldwide citation)

A resilient suspension system for the front wheel of a bicycle or the like which turns bump energy into viscous heat loss without absorbing the pedaling energy of the rider. The suspension system includes two telescoping tubes having fluid therein and a fluid valve that meters the fluid flowing betw ...


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Robert E Rodgers Jr: Mobile exercise apparatus. Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, June 18, 1996: US05527246 (82 worldwide citation)

A mobile exercising apparatus which promotes cardiovascular exercise yet minimizes impact to critical joints. A frame supports a pair of reciprocating members which are displace generally horizontally along the frame at one end yet reciprocate in a circular motion at the other through a coupling sys ...



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