Patent Number: 6,332,373

Title: Gear indicator holder for a bicycle

Abstract: An indicator assembly for a bicycle is provided with at least twoindicators movably coupled to an indicator holder. A first of theindicators has a first housing, a first cable with a first cable endcoupled to the first housing and a first indicator member coupled to thefirst cable for movement relative to the first housing. A second of theindicators has a second housing, a second cable with an end coupled to thesecond housing and a second indicator member coupled to the second cablefor movement relative to the second housing. The indicator holder has anattachment portion adapted to be coupled to a portion of a bicycle and asupport portion that movably supports the indicators. In one embodiment,the support portion has at least two coupling members that form a pair ofretaining slots to slidably support the indicators. In another embodiment,the indicators are slidably coupled together and slidably coupled in asingle retaining slot.

Inventors: Iteya; Yoshihide (Izumisano, JP), Kojima; Masao (Osaka, JP)


International Classification: B62M 25/04 (20060101); B62J 11/00 (20060101); B62J 39/00 (20060101); B62M 25/00 (20060101); F16C 001/10 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2014