Bicycle display rack

  • US 5,988,403 A
  • Filed: 09/10/1998
  • Issued: 11/23/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/19/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A display rack for supporting a bicycle having a frame, a front wheel and a rear wheel, said display rack comprising:

  • (a) an elongated supporting base having a front end and a rear end and an upper surface;

    (b) a front wheel stop mounted to the front end of said supporting base for engaging the front wheel of said bicycle and for maintaining said front wheel in a stable vertical position; and

    (c) a carriage for supporting and retaining the rear wheel of said bicycle in a stable vertical position, said carriage being mounted on said supporting base for free longitudinal movement between said front end and said rear end so that when said supporting frame is inclined from front to back, said carriage is biased by gravity toward said front wheel stop and so that when a bicycle is supported on said supporting base with said front wheel resting on said upper surface and said rear wheel resting on said carriage, said bicycle is biased by gravity toward said front wheel stop.

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