Braking device for an exercising cycle

  • US 6,745,873 B1
  • Filed: 01/29/2003
  • Issued: 06/08/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/29/2003
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A braking device for an exercising cycle, comprising a main body, a mounting member, and a plurality of braking mechanisms, wherein:

  • the main body has an inner wall formed with a hollow portion, the main body has a periphery formed with a plurality of slots, each of the slots of the main body has an inner end formed with an opening communicating with the hollow portion of the main body;

    the mounting member is mounted in the hollow portion of the main body and has a periphery; and

    each of the braking mechanisms is mounted in a respective one of the slots of the main body, each of the braking mechanisms includes;

    a braking member mounted in each of the slots of the main body and having a distal end protruding outward from the opening of each of the slots of the main body and extending into the hollow portion of the main body to urge the periphery of the mounting member;

    a threaded block mounted in each of the slots of the main body; and

    an elastic member mounted in each of the slots of the main body and urged on the braking member and the threaded block.

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