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Title:
BICYCLE HAVING A DEVICE FOR A VIRTUAL RIDING COURSE IMAGE AND METHOD FOR DRIVING THE BICYCLE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2012/161542
Kind Code:
A2
Abstract:
The present invention relates to a bicycle having a device for a virtual riding course image and a method for driving the bicycle. The bicycle is structured such that the bicycle may be used within a restricted space and has a separate image device which enables a user to select, using a selection unit, a course from a virtual riding course image menu installed in a the device for a virtual riding course image, and then images of, e.g., each course of the Olle road of Jeju Island, each course of the Dulle road of Jiri Mountain, the course of the Yunjung road of Yeouido, and major domestic and foreign marathon courses are outputted to a monitor. The speed of the image displayed on the monitor changes with the riding speed of the user. In a sloping section of a riding course, a slope control unit of the bicycle operates to realize the slope corresponding to the sloping section. Thus, the bicycle of the present invention has effects in that the user may enjoy exercising continuously without boredom since the user experiences the feeling of actually riding a bike along a real course even though the bicycle is used within the restricted space. Further, a storage device stores and manages bicycle riding records of the user, thereby enabling a personal exercise record to be checked, and the whole course may be divided into several courses in case of a long-distance course. Further, the bicycle of the present invention has effects in that the screen of the monitor is split into two or more screens to respectively display two or more different videos so as to thereby expand user selection.

Inventors:
LIM KANG JUN (KR)
Application Number:
PCT/KR2012/004145
Publication Date:
November 29, 2012
Filing Date:
May 24, 2012
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Assignee:
LIM KANG JUN (KR)
International Classes:
A63B22/08; A63B22/06; A63B24/00
Domestic Patent References:
WO2010111390A12010-09-30
WO2001072379A22001-10-04
Foreign References:
EP1327465A12003-07-16
US5591104A1997-01-07
KR20100136705A2010-12-29
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
KIM, DONG WOO (KR)
김동우 (KR)
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