Patent Number: 8,875,844

Title: Lifting device for storing a personal vehicle on a vehicle dolly thereon

Abstract: A lifting device has a lifting track mounted on a wall and a carriage with a lift frame movable along the track. A dolly with wheels at opposing ends is arranged to support various cargo thereon including personal vehicles such as motorcycles or snowmobiles or other comparably sized objects. The lift frame of the carriage has lift forks arranged to be received a wheel track of the dolly which receives wheels of a personal vehicle thereon. Guide flanges alongside the lifting track are engaged by upper and lower guide followers to prevent binding of the lift frame along the lifting track. The dolly includes longitudinal rails mountable at different lateral distances to accommodate different vehicle wheel configurations.

Inventors: Janz; Murray W. (St. Albert, CA)


International Classification: B66F 7/28 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00