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Title: US4768826: Saddle for bicycle
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Country: US United States of America

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Inventor: Kashima, Tetsuo; Osaka, Japan

Assignee: Kashima Saddle Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Osaka, Japan
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Published / Filed: 1988-09-06 / 1987-03-31

Application Number: US1987000032347

IPC Code: Advanced: B62J 1/00; B62J 1/28;
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IPC-7: A62J 1/00;

U.S. Class: Current: 297/195.1; 297/183.1;
Original: 297/195; 297/183;

Field of Search: 297/195,183

Priority Number:
1986-11-29  JP1986000184355U

Abstract: A saddle for a bicycle comprises a nose-like front part, a rear part having a larger width portion, and an edge part formed with walls extending downward wherein the rear part has an elongated opening to allow insertion of fingers, the opening extending along the rear edge part in order to provide a grip or handle formed by means of the wall extending between the opening and the rear edge part. The grip or handle at the rear if this saddle is formed so that a freestyle rider may hold this grip with his thumb and four fingers.

Attorney, Agent or Firm: Flam, Fred ;

Primary / Asst. Examiners: Aschenbrenner, Peter A.;

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First Claim:
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What is claimed is:     1. In a saddle for a bicycle:
  • said saddle having a front part and a rear part;
  • said front part having a nose portion which becomes narrow towards its front end;
  • said rear part having a larger width portion to form a seat;
  • said saddle having a peripheral edge part which is formed with wall portions extending downwardly;
  • said saddle having an elongated opening formed in the rear part and sized to permit insertion of at least the finger portions of the hand of a rider, said opening extending transverse to the length of the saddle within the peripheral boundaries of said seat to provide a cushion effect therefor; and
  • a grip means formed by said wall portion between said opening and the rear edge part that may be grasped by four fingers and thumb of the rider.

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Patent  Pub.Date  Inventor Assignee   Title
Get PDF - 3pp US1224861  1917-05 Walker   GRIP-HANDLE FOR CAR-SEATS.
Get PDF - 4pp US1961145* 1934-06 Harley et al.    
Get PDF - 2pp US2519027* 1950-08 Disney et al.    
Get PDF - 3pp US2564924* 1951-08 Patton    
Get PDF - 7pp US2747654  1956-05 Chapman et al.   Stacking chair
Get PDF - 3pp US3408090  1968-10 Fritz et al.   BICYCLE HAVING ADJUSTABLE HANDLEBAR AND SEAT
Get PDF - 4pp US4662677  1987-05 Hughes  Schwinn Bicycle Company Saddle for bicycle used in performing freestyle maneuvers
Get PDF - 5pp US4664441  1987-05 Collins  Carters (J & A) Limited Improvements in or relating to aids for the disabled
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Foreign References:
Publication Date IPC Code Assignee   Title
  DE0007730 1951-01  D04C 3/14    
  GB1163550 1969-09  B62J 1/00    

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