Patent Number: 7,201,686

Title: Saddle-type vehicle and engine

Abstract: A saddle-type vehicle has an engine unit with a continuously variable transmission. The transmission has a primary sheave and a secondary sheave that are connected by a flexible transmitter such as a belt. The primary sheave, the secondary sheave and the belt are positioned in a transmission case. A starting kick shaft is positioned on the same side of the engine unit as the transmission case but the starting kick shaft is positioned outside of a profile of the transmission case when the engine unit is viewed from a lateral side.

Inventors: Masuda; Tatsuya (Shizuoka-ken, JP), Ishida; Yousuke (Shizuoka-ken, JP)

Assignee: Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: B62J 13/00 (20060101); B62J 25/00 (20060101); B62K 23/08 (20060101); F16H 55/56 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-04-10 0:00:00