Patent Number: 8,720,699

Title: Hoist system for a bicycle, including removable hoist attachment

Abstract: A hoist system for securing a bicycle in an elevated or stationary position includes a hoist attachment and a clamp. The hoist attachment, which connects to a seat post of the bicycle, includes a T-shaped joint, a pair of tube members, a T-shaped tube, and a pair of attachment brackets. The T-shaped joint has receptacles for receiving the pair of tube members and the T-shaped tube. The first tube member attaches to the T-shaped joint via a first receptacle, and the second tube member attaches to the T-shaped joint via a second receptacle. The T-shaped tube includes a stem and a cross-piece, the stem attaching to the T-shaped joint via a third receptacle. The pair of attachment brackets, which are configured to engage the seat post of the bicycle, extends beneath the T-shaped joint from the T-shaped tube to the first tube member.

Inventors: Paramo; Peter (Los Angeles, CA)

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International Classification: B25H 1/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/13/12018