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Title:
TWO-WHEELED VEHICLE
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2012166587
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide a highly practical two-wheeled vehicle that can easily change its posture between a first posture where wheels are arranged in front and rear series and a second posture where the wheels are arranged in left and right parallel.

A body frame 1 of the two-wheeled vehicle is configured into an inverted substantial U-shape with a pair of vertical frames 11 and 12 for supporting the wheels 2A and 2B and a horizontal frame 10 for bridging both the vertical frames 11 and 12. By turning the vertical frames 11 and 12 circumferentially with respect to their vertical axes, the posture of the two-wheeled vehicle can be changed between the first posture where the wheels 2A and 2B are arranged in front and rear series and the second posture where the wheels are arranged in right and left parallel. In the first posture, the two-wheeled vehicle is driven by a pedal driving means 6 and assisted by electric driving means 5A and 5B, and in the second posture, it is driven by the electric driving means 5A and 5B by inverted pendulum control.


Inventors:
HAGIWARA HIROSHI
KAWAI SATOSHI
ANDO TOSHIYA
Application Number:
JP2011000026769
Publication Date:
September 06, 2012
Filing Date:
February 10, 2011
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
TOYOTSU ELECTRONICS KK
International Classes:
B62K3/02; B62K13/08; B62K15/00; B62K17/00; B62M6/65; B62M19/00
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
伊藤 求馬