Vehicle and deformable wheel therefor

  • US 3,226,129 A
  • Filed: 11/04/1963
  • Issued: 12/28/1965
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/04/1963
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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3. AN OCCUPANT CONTROLLED AND PROPELLED VEHICLE COMPRISING IN COMBINATION;

  • A VEHICLE FRAME;

    SEAT MEANS SUPPORTED BY THE FRAME;

    A PAIR OF SPACED APART DRIVE WHEELS ROTATABLY ATTACHED TO OPPOSING SIDES OF THE VEHICLE FRAME, SAID WHEELS EACH INCLUDING;

    AN ARTICULATED RIM HAVING A PLURALITY OF ARC SHAPED RIM SECTIONS INTERJOINED AT THEIR ENDS AND FORMING A DEFORMABLE CIRCLE;

    A PAIR OF MUTUALLY PERPENDICULAR DIAMETRIC STRUTS PIVOTALLY ATTACHED TO THE RIM AT DIAMETRICALLY OPPOSED POINTS;

    A PAIR OF MUTUALLY PERPENDICULAR SLEEVES IN WHICH THE SAID TWO STRUTS ARE SLIDABLY DISPOSED, SAID SLEEVES BEING RIGIDLY INTERCONNECTED AT THEIR LONGITUDINAL MIDPOINTS;

    A HUB ATTACHED TO ONE OF SAID SLEEVES;

    LOCKING MEANS MOUNTED ON SAID SLEEVES FOR INTERCONNECTING THE SLEEVES AND STRUTS TO PREVENT RELATIVE MOVEMENT THEREBETWEEN;

    A PAIR OF ROTATABLE CASTERS;

    SWIVEL MEANS ATTACHING SAID CASTERS TO THE FRONT OF THE VEHICLE FRAME;

    A PAIR OF OPPOSED STABILIZING WHEELS;

    AND EXTENSIBLE STRUT MEANS ATTACHED TO THE FRONT PORTION OF THE VEHICLE FRAME AND ROTATABLY CARRYING THE STABILIZING WHEELS.

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