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STRADDLE SEAT (E.G., SADDLE TYPE, ETC.)

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
297215130 Adjustable to plural use positions 44
297214000 With cushioned top 18
297195110 Other than cycle seat 12
297215100 Including an upwardly extending portion at rear of seat 11
297201000 Sectional or split relatively movable supporting surface 10
297195120 Plural related seats 7
297199000 Pneumatic cushion 5
20120292958MOTORCYCLE SEAT CUSHION - A motorcycle seat cushion comprising a base with an array of upstanding air cells across the base. In one aspect, the air cells are interconnected such that pressure is spread cross a wider area to reduce pressure points. There are external air flow pathways between the cells that allow air to circulate among the cells to disperse heat and moisture. There is a midline pathway that is positioned under the perineum and coccyx of the rider to provide pressure relief to the perineum, prostate and coccyx of the male rider. In one aspect, the cushion includes a cover having top and side walls of the cover constructed from a two-way stretch material. The cover has air vents that functionally align with at least some of the air flow pathways to promote the flow of ambient air into the air flow pathways.11-22-2012
20100164260SHOCK-ABSORBING DEVICE FOR SEATING STRUCTURES AND SEATING STRUCTURE INCORPORATING SUCH DEVICE - A shock absorbing device for mounting to a bicycle saddle-type seating structure, includes at least one main hollow body (07-01-2010
20090261632Bicycle Saddle - A bicycle saddle comprises a saddle including front and rear portions; an elastic member disposed between the front and rear portions; a valve assembly installed to bottom of the saddle between the front and middle portions and including an air pump and an air escape valve communicating with the elastic member.10-22-2009
20110057485BICYCLE SEATPOST ASSEMBLY - A bicycle seatpost assembly is provided with a pair of telescopically tubes, a floating piston, a valve unit and a flow control part. One end of the second tube is open such that one end of the first tube is telescopically disposed in the second tube. The floating piston forms a gas chamber in a first tube. The valve unit is immovably disposed with respect to a second tube and divides the first tube into first and second fluid chambers. The flow control part moves relative to the valve unit such that fluid flows from the second fluid chamber to the first fluid chamber through the valve unit when the flow control part is in a first position, and such that fluid flows from the first fluid chamber to the second fluid chamber through the valve unit when the flow control part is in a second position.03-10-2011
20080224506Seat With Adjustable Omnidirectional Suspension - A seat includes a bladder assembly having a plurality of pneumatic bladders arranged one within another. The compressibility of each pneumatic bladder is based at least in part on a pressure within the pneumatic bladder, and/or on a thickness of an outer layer that defines the shape of the pneumatic bladder. In a configuration, an inner bladder is inflatable independently from an outer bladder, for adjustable, targeted support and compressibility.09-18-2008
297202000 Depressed portion spaces body supporting surfaces 3
20100109392BICYCLE SEAT - A bicycle seat is provided having a small front-end section formed by a bifurcated nose with a longitudinally extending gap therebetween, the bifurcated nose having elongated protrusions being substantially parallel to each other and having a substantially constant width and providing a substantially flat pubis bone support surface. The small front-end section can transition to a medial section having a top, a bottom, and sides and the medial section can transition to a rear-end section that is substantially flat. The seat can widen from the transition of the front-end section to the medial section as the seat extends to the rear-end section and the longitudinally extending gap can be approximately 30% to less than approximately 40% of a total length of the seat.05-06-2010
20110018315BICYCLE SADDLE - A bicycle saddle is described, comprising a rear platform having a surface extending substantially in a first plane and a nose having a surface that extends forward from the rear platform and is connected to the rear platform by an abrupt drop of at least 10 mm. It is an object of the invention to minimize or totally eliminate pressure on the rider's perineal artery while maintaining the necessary performance functions of the saddle nose much like the nose of a standard saddle.01-27-2011
20080265636BICYCLE SEAT - A bicycle seat is provided having a small front-end section formed by a bifurcated nose with a longitudinally extending gap therebetween, the bifurcated nose having elongated protrusions being substantially parallel to each other and having a substantially constant width and providing a substantially flat pubis bone support surface. The small front-end section can transition to a medial section having a top, a bottom, and sides and the medial section can transition to a rear-end section that is substantially flat. The seat can widen from the transition of the front-end section to the medial section as the seat extends to the rear-end section and the longitudinally extending gap can be approximately 30% to less than approximately 40% of a total length of the seat.10-30-2008
297208000 Coil spring-mounted 2
20090001781All terrain vehicles having seat with compression surface - Vehicles, such as all terrain vehicles, can be provided with a frame and a fender assembly. The fender assembly can have layered fender panels attached together with a bolt and T-nut. A channel can be formed between the fender panels to facilitate passage of fluid along a predetermined pathway. A seat includes a compression surface for sandwiching the fender assembly with respect to the frame. Front and rear fender assemblies can be attached to the frame by a midpoint fastener passing through respective apertures in each of the front and rear fender assemblies, through a grommet, and into the frame. A stay assembly attaches a mudguard to the fender assembly, and can involve a swivel clip. Methods are also provided.01-01-2009
20100187870VARIABLE HEIGHT AND LATERAL POSITION SUSPENSION SEAT POST ASSEMBLY - The present invention generally relates to the field of vehicle suspension systems. More specifically, the present invention relates to an improved variable height seat post suspension assembly for bicycles that descends at an angle toward the rear of the bicycle, thereby accomplishing the dual objectives of allowing the rider to reposition his/her body weight both down and back to lower their center of gravity and providing a suspension component to the bicycle. The suspension component of the invention will include a spring and a damping device.07-29-2010
297215000 Bow spring-mounted 2
20080217968Seat Structure, Particularly for Bicycle, Having a Customizable Shock Absorbing Element Between the Shell and the Fork - The present invention finds application in the field of sport and leisure accessories, and particularly relates to a seat structure having controlled and customizable elasticity, particularly for vehicles. The structure, which is designed to be connected to a movable or A stationary frame (T), comprises a support element (09-11-2008
20100187872Bicycle seat - A bicycle seat includes a substantially horizontally extending seat portion and a monolithic metallic rail is connected to an underside of the seat portion so as to be connected with the guide on the top end of the seat post. The monolithic rail includes a connection portion, a rear portion and a front portion. The rear portion includes two extension rods which are connected to the rear end of the seat portion. The front portion is connected to the front end of the seat portion. The connection portion is longitudinally and adjustably attachable to the guide on the seat post of a bicycle. The rail can be used in place of the international parallel rail system and thus convert said bicycle seat from the international parallel rail system to the I-beam system.07-29-2010
297215160 Molded plastic saddle 2
20100013278SEATING STRUCTURE MADE OF NATURAL COMPOSITE MATERIAL AND PROCESS FOR MAKING SAME - A seating structure, particularly a bicycle saddle, includes a load-bearing shell and a cover element for contact with a user. The shell includes a first base element made from a composite material composed of a synthetic polymeric matrix and a natural fiber-containing reinforcement. The shell may have one or more differential deformable portions. A process for making such a seating structure is also disclosed.01-21-2010
20080277980SEAT RAIL STRUCTURE OF MOTORCYCLE - A seat rail structure for a motorcycle having sufficient strength and rigidity while achieving a weight reduction of a vehicle body. A seat rail structure of a motorcycle includes a main frame and a seat rail formed of magnesium alloy to be secured to the main frame. The seat rail includes a pair of left and right side wall portions extending rearwardly from the main frame, and a plurality of connecting portions formed into a substantially angular C-shape in cross section or into a substantially H-shape in cross section for connecting the left and right side wall portions. At least part of the connecting portions are connected at a level flush with or above the upper surface of the side wall portions. The side wall portions and the connecting portions are integrally formed by die casting.11-13-2008
297204000 With means to adjustably set tautness of supporting surface 1
20110115265Bicycle Saddle - A bicycle saddle, in particular a man's bicycle saddle, has a two-part saddle shell with a front part and a seat part. A saddle framework is connected to the bottom sides of the front part and the seat part. In order to adjust the hardness of the saddle, a variable spacer element is provided between the front part and the seat part to adjust the horizontal distance between the front part and the seat part.05-19-2011
Entries
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20110193375Motorcycle Seat Bench - A motorcycle seat is provided, the seat being aligned in the longitudinal direction of the motorcycle and having a spring-damper system under the seat surface that absorbs and reduces impacts and vibrations of the motorcycle on the rider or passenger. The seat may include regulating/control electronics that adjust the damper of the spring-damper system to the present riding situation in conjunction with a sensor placed near the front wheel. The spring-damper system is arranged between a seat top plate and a seat floor plate or in the level of one of the two seat plates.08-11-2011
20100045084HUMAN BODY SUPPORTING STRUCTURE, PARTICULARLY BICYCLE SADDLE AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME - A human body supporting structure, particularly a bicycle saddle, includes a load-bearing shell having a topside designed to face towards a user and an underside designed to face a bicycle frame. The shell includes at least one continuous sheet element having at least one differently deformable portion located at particularly stressed regions of the user's body. The sheet element is formed of a thermoplastic resin matrix with reinforcement fibers embedded therein. The differently deformable portions have a smaller thickness (Si) and a locally greater average density (pi) than the rest of the extension of the shell, said portions are formed in a thermoforming step wherein a local thickness reduction is carried out by compression and by heating said sheet element to a temperature near the melting temperature of the thermoplastic matrix. A method of making such support structure is further provided.02-25-2010
20130082493BICYCLE SEAT ASSEMBLY - A bicycle seat assembly for use in conjunction with a bicycle having a frame, a front and rear wheel, and a seat post extending generally vertically upwardly in the frame between the front and rear wheel. The bicycle seat assembly includes a seat having at least one elongated strut extending between the seat and the bicycle frame around the rear wheel axis of the vehicle. A second elongated strut extends between the seat post and the seat so that the seat is positioned generally vertically above the rear wheel axle.04-04-2013
20090066124SEAT SUPPORTING ASSEMBLY OF BICYCLE - A seat supporting assembly of a bicycle, comprises a seat tube having a shape as a wing of a plane; a seat rod received in a hollow shape of the seat tube; the seat rod having a shape as a plane wing corresponding to that of the seat tube; the seat rod having a first inclined surface and a through hole; a tightening assembly having a tightening unit and a stud; the tightening unit having a second inclined surface, an outer periphery and a stud hole; the second inclined surface having a shape corresponding to that of the first inclined surface; the outer periphery of the tightening unit being matched to an inner wall of the hollow space of the seat rod; the stud hole is corresponding to the through hole of the seat rod. The seat tube has the effect of reduction of the rotation of the seat rod.03-12-2009
20090001780FLIP-UP SEAT WITH REAR SEAT STORAGE - A seat assembly for a motorcycle includes a rider seat having a forward end and a rearward end, a mounting bracket pivotally coupling the forward end of the rider seat to a frame of a motorcycle, the rider seat being pivotable to raise the rearward end of the seat, and a support arm. The seat assembly further includes a rear seat support having a first end portion and a second end portion, the first end portion being pivotally coupled to the support arm and the second end portion supporting a rear seat. The rear seat support is pivotal from a first position in which the rear seat is hidden from view below the rider seat to a second position in which the rear seat can support a passenger. The seat assembly also includes a stop feature for supporting the second end portion relative to the support arm and a lock feature for inhibiting pivoting of the rear seat support.01-01-2009
20110291446ANCHOR MEANS AND SEATPOST FOR A BICYCLE SADDLE - A saddle support includes a pipe and a fixing clamp with a tightening lower plate and a tightening upper plate mounted at one upper end of the pipe and able to solidly tighten one or more support elements for supporting the saddle.12-01-2011
20090189421Saddle Assembly and Venting Device Thereof - A saddle assembly and a venting device thereof are provided. The venting device comprises a body and an air-passage structure, wherein the body has an upper surface and a peripheral portion, while the air-passage structure is at least partially formed on the upper surface and connects at least one portion of the peripheral portion. The venting device is preferably made of a shock-absorbing material, so that the venting device and the saddle assembly are heat dissipative and shock-absorbing.07-30-2009
20090152912Cycle Saddle Structure - A cycle saddle structure comprising a base and a container is provided. The base has a front crotch portion and a rear supporting portion. The container is adapted to slide on the bottom portion of the rear supporting portion between an open position and a closed position with respect to the base.06-18-2009
20110266844Bicycle Components Mounting Methods and Apparatus - Methods and apparatus may permit the mounting of bicycle components (11-03-2011
20130099530SADDLE OF BICYCLE - A bicycle saddle includes a saddle frame. A support cloth is mounted atop the saddle frame in a stretched manner. The saddle frame has at least three support spots to couple to edges of the support cloth. A middle portion of the support cloth is located above the saddle frame in a suspended manner. The bicycle saddle is composed of a saddle frame and a support cloth that is arranged above the saddle frame in a suspended manner. The suspension arrangement of the support cloth makes the butt of a rider in engagement with the support cloth rather than contacting the saddle frame. This makes riding comfortable. Further, the support cloth is of excellent performance of heat dissipation thereby reducing the adverse effect on the body health caused by the heat accumulation during riding a bicycle. The left and right frame members are foldably coupled to the bottom base.04-25-2013
20080303319Quick-Mount Frame Structure, Particularly for Bicycle Saddles or Similar Supports, Process of Making Such Structure and Saddle Incorporating Same - A quick-mount frame structure, particularly for bicycle saddles and similar supports. The structure comprises at least one shell (12-11-2008
20080246314Bicycle saddle assembly - A bicycle saddle assembly includes a seat body, a supporting rail and a suspension means. The seat body includes a front portion and a rear portion being wider than the front portion. The seat body further includes a longitudinal axis dividing the seat body into two symmetrical portions, and a pressure receiving center located on the rear portion of the seat body and passed through by said longitudinal axis. The supporting rail has a first rear end engaged on the underside of the front portion of the seat body, a second and front rear ends respectively extending from the front end along the longitudinal axis of the seat body. The suspension means is disposed exactly under the pressure receiving center of the seat body and coupled with the first and second rear ends of the suspension rail.10-09-2008
20080211272Customizable Saddle Structure, Particularly for Bicycles, Having a Removable Seat Element - A customizable seating structure, designed to be connected to a movable or stationary frame. The structure comprises a seat element (09-04-2008
20130214568BICYCLE SADDLE - A bicycle saddle, in particular a bicycle sports saddle, comprises a saddle shell. On the lower side of the saddle shell reinforcing ribs are provided. The present design and the arrangement of the reinforcing ribs make it possible to realize a light bicycle saddle having a high inherent flexibility.08-22-2013
20100225148SEATING STRUCTURE AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME - A seating structure, particularly for bicycle saddles, includes a load-bearing shell with at least one differently deformable portion proximate to its outer periphery, a substantially annular protective rim with a first portion formed of a first material of predetermined elastic rigidity and at least one second portion formed of a second base material having a different elastic rigidity from that of said first material. The second portion is located at said at least one differently deformable portion and is separated from said first portion to define at least one substantially transverse end wall facing towards and distinct from at least one respective end wall of said first portion. A method is provided for making a seating structure as above.09-09-2010
20100237668HOLDING ASSEMBLY FOR A SEAT OF A BICYCLE - A holding assembly for a seat of a bicycle has a securing base and an engaging block. The securing base has a connecting segment, an engaging segment, a securing hole and a securing bolt. The connecting segment has a connecting device connected with the seat of the bicycle. The engaging segment is formed on and protrudes from the bottom of the connecting segment and has an engaging recess having an inclined top surface. The securing bolt is slidably and rotatably mounted in the securing hole, extends into the engaging recess and has a threaded portion. The engaging block is moveably mounted in the engaging recess and has an inclined top surface abutting with the inclined top surface of the engaging recess and a threaded portion engaging the threaded portion on the securing bolt.09-23-2010
20110241389Cushion Structure for Bicycle - A cushion structure for a bicycle contains a body and a bottom tube, wherein the body includes a circular inserting seat, the inserting seat includes a plurality of crossed support ribs extending radially from a center thereof and connecting with an outer rim thereof and formed in a cross shape, the bottom tube includes a connecting portion disposed on one end thereof, and the connecting portion includes a circularly inner hole corresponding to the inserting seat, and includes a plurality of retaining slots formed therein corresponding to the support ribs.10-06-2011
20100066134Bicycle Saddle - A bicycle saddle (03-18-2010
20100244508BICYCLE SADDLE STRUCTURE AND METHOD OF ASSEMBLY THEREOF - A bicycle saddle structure includes a load-bearing shell having an elongate front portion, a widened rear portion and a bottom surface with a front seat and a rear seat which are formed at a predetermined minimum distance (dMu\l) therebetween, rails with a rear end portion, and a front end portion which is designed to interact with the front seat of the shell. The rails have a maximum longitudinal extension (Ir) longer than the predetermined minimum distance (dMu\l) between the seats. The structure includes a cam linkage member which is designed to be interposed between the front seat of the shell and the front portion of the rails to cause the shell to be snap fitted to the rails. A method of assembly of the above bicycle saddle structure is also provided.09-30-2010
20100032996SADDLE ASSEMBLY - A saddle assembly includes a saddle body and a support bracket. The saddle body has a bottom side and includes a front converging portion and a rear diverging portion. The rear diverging portion is formed with rear socket holes spaced apart from each other and opening downwardly in the bottom side of the saddle body. The support bracket has a converging front end connected to the front converging portion at the bottom side of the saddle body, a pair of diverging arms that extend rearwardly from the converging front end and that have distal ends opposite to the converging front end, and a pair of rear coupling blocks. The rear coupling blocks are provided on the distal ends of the diverging arms and are inserted upwardly into and engage the rear socket holes to retain the diverging arms on the rear diverging portion at the bottom side of the saddle body.02-11-2010
20120242119Ventilated Saddle Structure - A ventilated saddle structure for bicycles, motorbikes and/or pedal powered machines, comprising: a support frame (09-27-2012
20080203782Saddle With Quick-Connection Means to Attach Bicycle Accessories - A multifunction saddle structure, designed to be anchored to a bicycle frame. It has a tapered front portion (08-28-2008
20110316315LAWN MOWER WITH SUSPENDED ERGONOMIC SEAT - Some embodiments of the invention provide outdoor power equipment including a frame, a seat and at least one leg support angled from a horizontal plane. The outdoor power equipment can include one or more handles, a suspension unit coupled between the frame and the seat. In some embodiments, the seat can be declined with respect to a horizontal plane so that the operator's upper torso leans forward at an angle with respect to a vertical plane when the operator is sitting on the seat.12-29-2011
20110049945MOTORIZED BICYCLE SEATPOST ASSEMBLY - A motorized bicycle seatpost assembly is basically provided with a first tube, a second tube, a motor and a movement mechanism. The first tube has a first end and a second end. The second tube has a first end and a second end. The first end of the second tube is open such that the second end of the first tube is telescopically disposed in the first end of the second tube. The motor is arranged in at least one of the first tube and the second tube. The movement mechanism is connected to the motor to change a relative axial position between the first and second tubes.03-03-2011
20090108642Adjustable bicycle seat assembly - An adjustable bicycle seat assembly includes an adjusting unit which includes a top end member connected to the seat post and an adjusting tube is connected to a lower end of the top end member. An inner space is defined in the adjusting tube and an outer space is defined between the adjusting tube and the seat post. A path is defined between the adjusting tube and the top end member so as to communicate with the inner space and the outer space. An axle is movably received in the path and removably seals the path. An anti-rotation device is located between the seat post and the seat tube so as to prevent the seat post from rotating relative to the seat tube.04-30-2009
20080211271Integrated Human Body Support Structure, Particularly a Saddle or Seat For a Vehicle - An integrated human body support structure, particularly a saddle or seat for a vehicle. The structure comprises an upper element (09-04-2008
20120313407Seat Post Receptacle for Power and Circuitry Elements - A cycle seat post having an axial hollow region has formed therein or attached thereto a retaining structure for removably securing a power cell cartridge within the hollow region. The retaining structure comprises one or more shoulders for engaging corresponding shoulders on the power cell cartridge. A retaining cap in physical engagement with the power cell cartridge secures the power cell cartridge in place. An opening in the retaining cap permits connection between a power cell retained in the power cell cartridge and electronic and/or electromechanical devices external to the power cell cartridge. A biasing member and spring claim may further secure retaining cap in place.12-13-2012
20090021059FRAME PART, SEAT FRAME FOR MOTORCYCLE, AND MOTORCYCLE - A magnesium alloy frame part for use in a seat frame of a motorcycle includes a seat mounting section arranged to mount a seat thereon, the seat mounting section extending along a vehicle length direction; a first side wall section extending from the seat mounting section; a second side wall section extending from the seat mounting section and being located on the outer side, along a vehicle width direction, of the first side wall section; and a plurality of protrusions provided at at least one of a boundary between the seat mounting section and the first side wall section and a boundary between the seat mounting section and the second side wall section. The seat mounting section has a thickness greater than at least one of a thickness of the first side wall section and a thickness of the second side wall section.01-22-2009
20080296940Adjustable Jockey Seat Assembly - A jockey seat assembly is adapted to be used on a motorized vehicle and includes a saddle seat having a substantially inverted U-shaped configuration. A height adjusting mechanism is provided for the seat and has an upper frame mounted beneath the saddle seat, a lower frame adapted to be secured to a bottom surface of the vehicle and a collapsible lever assembly interconnected between the upper and lower frames. A biasing arrangement is secured between outermost ends of the lever assembly in the upper frame and the lower frame for urging the upper frame and the seat away from the lower frame. A pair of adjustment plates are fixed externally to the lever assembly and provided with a series of slots defining a number of vertical height adjusting positions. An actuator extends forwardly of the seat and the upper frame and is pivotally connected to the upper frame. The actuator has a pair of links normally biased into engagement with the slots for normally establishing a desired vertical height adjustment for the seat relative to the lower frame upon pivotal movement of the actuator. The jockey seat assembly may optionally include a pair of adjustable leg supports, a pair of handlebars and a backrest for further support.12-04-2008

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