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Title:
SELF-PROPELLED WHEEL FOR BICYCLES AND OTHER VEHICLES
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO2004050385
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
A wheel (100) with a self-contained drive mechanism is provided to propel (or assist in propulsion of) bicycles, tricycle, and similar vehicles. The wheel includes and internal support (110) supporting a drive motor (111) and external supports (106R, 106L) fixed to tire (101). The wheel is readily received within the dropouts of a bicycle frame or fork to be attached therein by a standard quick-release mechanism (103). Thus, the wheel may be added to (or removed from) preexisting standard bicycles.

Inventors:
RADTKE JEFFREY L (US)
NOELDNER HANS T (US)
Application Number:
US0335807W
Publication Date:
September 10, 2004
Filing Date:
November 12, 2003
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Assignee:
RADTKE, JEFFREY, L.
NOELDNER, HANS, T.
International Classes:
B62M6/40; B62M6/45; B62M6/90; B62M7/12; (IPC1-7): B60K1/00
Foreign References:
US5341892A1994-08-30
US5366037A1994-11-22
US4045096A1977-08-30
US5272938A1993-12-28
US5199520A1993-04-06
US5755304A1998-05-26
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