Patent Number: 7,422,084

Title: Motorcycle

Abstract: A motorcycle design that easily secures space for exchanging tires. A unit-swing type, rear wheel driving power unit is disposed on one side of a rear wheel in a transverse direction and has a swing fulcrum in front of a rear wheel axle, and a right and left pair of rear suspension units are disposed on right and left sides of the rear wheel. An installation height of the rear suspension unit on an opposite power unit side is higher than an installation height of the rear suspension unit on a power unit side, and an installation position of the rear suspension unit on the opposite power unit side in a width direction of the vehicle body relative to the rear wheel is more inside than an installation position of the rear suspension unit on the power unit side in the width direction of the vehicle body relative to the rear wheel.

Inventors: Mochizuki; Kan (Shizuoka, JP), Nomura; Yasushi (Shizuoka, JP)

Assignee: Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: B62D 61/02 (20060101); B62M 7/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2020-09-09 0:00:00