Vehicle steering head

  • US 7,156,408 B2
  • Filed: 09/29/2003
  • Issued: 01/02/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/05/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A tricycle vehicle steering head comprising:

  • a support tube adapted to be fixed to a frame;

    a connecting member adapted to connect a wheel fork to a handlebar;

    a mechanism which limits the rotational movement of the connecting member in each of two directions;

    the mechanism being arranged on a mudguard;

    an upper bearing support mounted to an upper end of the support tube;

    a lower bearing support mounted to a lower end of the support tube,the connecting member being rotatably mounted to the support tube via the upper and lower bearing supports; and

    a locking device that engages an opening in the mechanism;

    wherein the mechanism and the lower bearing support cooperate to limit the rotational movement of the connecting member.

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