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Etsuyoshi Watarai: Gear indicator for a bicycle. Shimano, Shinjyu Global IP Counselors, April 16, 2002: US06370981 (197 worldwide citation)

A gear indicator for use on a bicycle is provided remotely from the shift operating device. The gear indicator is coupled to a shift operating device via an indicator cable. The gear indicator basically includes a housing with an indicator member slidably coupled to the indicator cable with in the h ...


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Harry E Fawcett: Universal seal and support guide for push-pull cable terminals. Cablecraft, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness, December 16, 1980: US04238974 (163 worldwide citation)

A flexure-limiting tubular ball and socket universal joint device protectively supports and guides the inner or center cable of a coaxial push-pull cable assembly while providing a seal effective to exclude dirt and moisture in the variously deflected positions of the inner member and its load-conne ...


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Hiroyuki Kuzunishi: Flexible coaxial pushpull cable. Chuo Hatsujo Kabushiki Kaisha, Jordan and Hamburg, September 17, 1985: US04541303 (157 worldwide citation)

A flexible coaxial pushpull cable comprising an outer cable member, and an inner cable member disposed inside the outer member so as to be slidable lengthwise therein, the inner cable member having a projecting end portion which extends lengthwise beyond the free end of the outer cable member, the i ...


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Chieh Yuan Chen: Speed indicator for a shifting device of bicycle. Ad II Engineering, Bacon & Thomas PLLC, March 18, 2003: US06532890 (102 worldwide citation)

A speed indicator for a shifting device of bicycle. The speed indicator is operated by a shifting device which has an arresting face. The speed indicator includes a housing disposed on the bicycle handlebar and provided with a slide portion. A rotating member is pivoted with the housing and provided ...


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Masashi Nagano: Bicycle control device. Shimano, Dickstein Shapiro & Morin, March 28, 1995: US05400675 (102 worldwide citation)

A control device attachable to the handlebar of a bicycle for controlling a brake mechanism and speed mechanism. The control device comprises a bracket fixed to the handlebar and a brake lever pivotable crosswise relative to the bracket. The brake mechanism is controlled by fore and aft pivotal move ...


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Joseph K Dodd, J D Harvey, Mark D Walters, Kevin L Morgan: Cable strain relief apparatus. Siecor Corporation, April 28, 1998: US05742982 (96 worldwide citation)

A clamp assembly (10) is provided which can include first and second clamp halves (16, 18) with a base (50) mounted in each clamp path. The base has a cylindrical inner surface (54) which can clamp a cable thereto for strain relief. Alternatively, a flexible insert (86) having a plurality of cylindr ...


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Mataharu Fukuda: Flexible drive cable. Nippon Cable Systems, Armstrong Nikaido Marmelstein & Kubovcik, September 12, 1978: US04112708 (92 worldwide citation)

A flexible drive cable for use in motor vehicles, comprising an elongated torque-transmitting core member; an elongated tubular liner member, make of plastic material, defining an internal passage adapted to receive and movably support the core member; and an elongated tubular outer member for holdi ...


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Masashi Nagano: Bicycle control device. Shimano, Dickstein Shapiro & Morin, September 7, 1993: US05241878 (72 worldwide citation)

A control device attachable to the handlebar of a bicycle for controlling a brake mechanism and change speed mechanism. The control device comprises a bracket fixed to the handlebar and a brake lever pivotable crosswise relative to the bracket. The brake mechanism is controlled by fore and aft pivot ...


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Antonio Romano: Control device of a bicycle gear change. Campagnolo S r L, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, January 2, 1996: US05479776 (69 worldwide citation)

A control device for the gear change of a bicycle comprises a single operating lever, preferably provided with two distinct arms for the gear change up shifting and down shifting, respectively, to which a ratchet mechanism is associated. The ratchet mechanism comprises a pair of opposed teeth adapte ...


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Nagashige Takahashi: Apparatus for manipulating a medical instrument. Sughrue Rothwell Mion Zinn and Macpeak, December 18, 1979: US04178810 (57 worldwide citation)

The manipulator end of an endoscopic tissue sampling instrument, such as a forceps, comprises a plunger 4 slidably disposed within a slotted support tube 3 and movable via a finger sleeve 6 surrounding the tube and coupled to the plunger. A control wire 1 extends through an inner coil 10 and a surro ...