Patent Number: 6,637,288

Title: Compact folding handle bar apparatus for bicycle

Abstract: A compact folding handle bar apparatus for a bicycle is provided. The folding handle bar apparatus includes a first handle bar and a second handle bar each having formed thereon a handle holder. Each handle holder is formed with a hollow body configuration and has transversely projecting therefrom a pair of connecting members separated one from the other by a gap. A pin is pivotally coupled to extend between the connecting members of the first handle bar. The folding handle bar apparatus also includes a stem coupled to the first and second handle bars, as well as a control screw device coupled to the pin through the gap between the connecting members of the first handle bar. The control screw device is displaceable with the pin between fastening and releasing positions relative to the first and second handle bars. In the fastening position, the control screw device extends at least partially through the gap formed between the connecting members of both the first and second handle bars.

Inventors: Chu; Yu-Hsueh (Taipei, TW)

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International Classification: B62K 15/00 (20060101); B62K 21/00 (20060101); B62K 21/12 (20060101); B62K 021/16 ()

Expiration Date: 10/28/2011