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1. (WO2012065256) A BICYCLE FRAME

Pub. No.:    WO/2012/065256    International Application No.:    PCT/CA2011/001274
Publication Date: Fri May 25 01:59:59 CEST 2012 International Filing Date: Sat Nov 19 00:59:59 CET 2011
IPC: B62K 19/30
B62J 1/08
B62K 19/00
B62K 19/36
B62K 25/00
Applicants: TORTOLA, Lucio
Inventors: TORTOLA, Lucio
Title: A BICYCLE FRAME
Abstract:
A bicycle frame is provided comprising: two substantially concentric rings connected along a front portion and flared out at a rear portion to enable a rear bicycle wheel to fit there between, the two substantially concentric rings enabled to absorb strain energy received from at least one of the rear wheel and weight from a rider; a seat post for receiving a bicycle seat, the seat post extending from a top portion of the two substantially concentric rings; a rear wheel bracket extending from a bottom rear portion of each of the two substantially concentric rings for supporting the rear wheel between the two substantially concentric rings; a bottom bracket located proximal a bottom front portion of the two substantially concentric rings, the bottom bracket for connecting at least a crank to the bicycle frame; a headtube for receiving a front fork; and, at least one support for the headtube to connect the headtube to the two substantially concentric rings.