Patent Number: 7,611,158

Title: Tubular footrest for a straddle-type vehicle

Abstract: A straddle-type having a foot rest formed by a bar-shaped member disposed along a vehicle width direction and attached to a lower portion of a power unit. The footrest is formed by a cylindrical tubular member. An attachment portion of the footrest attached to a bottom face of a crank case of an engine has a recessed portion formed by bending a recess in to the tubular member. Minimum ground clearance and sufficient footrest rigidity is thereby provided.

Inventors: Aoki; Kazushige (Shizuoka, JP)

Assignee: Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: B62K 11/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017