Okada Yasutaka, Hara Masaaki, Maeda Mitsuyo: Brake device, and method for manufacturing the same. Shimano, January 29, 2003: JP2003-028219 (79 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To restrict deterioration of braking force in a brake device using friction force in such severe conditions under high temperature that fading phenomenon may occur generally.SOLUTION: A disc brake device for a bicycle as a device for braking a wheel rotated using friction force ...

Mathauser William R: Bicycle brake arrangement. December 4, 1973: US3776333 (72 worldwide citation)

A bicycle brake arrangement in which each of the front and rear wheel forks adjustably carry a pair of hydraulic slave cylinder-piston units, one unit of each pair being on an opposite side of a wheel rim with each unit having brake shoe means associated therewith for movement toward and away from a ...

James A Buckley, George H Hinkens, Korey Johnson: Bicycle brake system. Hayes Brake, Foley & Lardner, December 21, 1999: US06003639 (63 worldwide citation)

A hydraulic brake system for a two wheel bike having handlebars, a master cylinder assembly mounted on the handlebar, the assembly including a housing, a tubular body mounted in the housing, a piston mounted in the tubular body, an overrating lever pivotally mounted on the housing, a push rod operat ...

Fidel Peralle: Functional and ergonomic steering member with built-in control centre for a cycle. Sachs, May 24, 1991: FR2654698-A1 (56 worldwide citation)

Functional and ergonomic steering member of the type consisting of two arms (25, 35) separated by a handlebar stem (18) and each one extended by a hand grip (23, 33) which, in particular, incorporates at least one micro emitter (14, 12) with multiple channels for remotely controlling gear change mem ...

Koyanagi Shunichi, Tajima Shigenobu, Shimizu Toshihide, Kurimoto Kazuhiko: Method for preparing polyvinyl chloride by suspension polymerization. Shinetsu Chemical Company, June 13, 1972: US3669946 (54 worldwide citation)

Vinyl chloride or a mixture of vinyl monomers containing vinyl chloride in the ratio of at least 50 percent of the mixture is subjected in a polymerization vessel to suspension polymerization in an aqueous medium containing a suspending agent and an oil-soluble catalyst. The inner walls as well as t ...

Takeo Abe: Bicycle switch and bracket cover therefor. Shimano, James A Deland, June 13, 2000: US06073730 (51 worldwide citation)

A brake operating apparatus includes a brake member bracket for attachment to a handlebar, wherein the brake member bracket includes a concave inner surface defining a switch mounting recess. A brake member such as a brake lever is movably attached to the brake member bracket, and the switch mountin ...

Horst Leitner: Bicycle disc brake. RockShox, Knobbe Martens Olson An Bear, May 27, 1997: US05632362 (49 worldwide citation)

A disc braking assembly provides a compact, lightweight braking arrangement which utilizes hydraulic fluid to provide greater braking power. Durability and reliability are achieved by use of a compensating chamber and piston having a compensating piston biasing member.

Cooper Coolidge Woodring: Safety actuating device adapted for two wheeled vehicles. J C Penney Company, Pennie & Edmonds, November 8, 1977: US04057127 (44 worldwide citation)

A device for controlling the application of braking action to a vehicle having at least two wheels, one wheel being a forward wheel, the other wheel being a rearward wheel, each wheel having associated therewith, means for braking and unbraking the rotation thereof in response to displacement inputs ...

Carre Jean Jacques: Hydraulic control circuit. Societe Anonyme DBA, Decker Ken C, Antonis William N, August 12, 1975: US3899057 (40 worldwide citation)

A cycle hydraulic braking system is disclosed, with a generating cylinder 10 and a receiving cylinder 14, the chamber 36 and chamber 48 for generating and receiving cylinder to communicate and define a fluid-tight enclosure filled with a predetermined volume of incompressible fluid the compensating ...

William R Mathauser: Hand operated hydraulic bicycle brake. Shoemaker and Mattare, July 5, 1983: US04391353 (39 worldwide citation)

A hand operated hydraulic bicycle brake includes a brake pad holding unit located in back of the front fork of a bicycle. A flexible fluid line couples a master cylinder located on the handlebars of the bicycle to a slave cylinder located adjacent the rim of the front wheel of the bicycle. Actuation ...