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CPC
COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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RIDER PROPULSION OF WHEELED VEHICLES OR SLEDGES; POWERED PROPULSION OF SLEDGES OR
{
SINGLE-TRACK
}
CYCLES; TRANSMISSIONS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR SUCH VEHICLES (arrangements or mounting of transmissions in vehicles in general B60K; transmission elements per se F16)
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In this subclass, the term "transmission" means all parts between the prime mover or the part to which a rider immediately applies propulsive effort, e.g. pedal cranks, and a driven ground wheel.>

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Rider propulsion of wheeled vehicles (propulsion by ground-engaging rods B62M 29/02)
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Rider propulsion of wheeled vehicles (rider propulsion with additional source of power B62M 6/00; propulsion by ground-engaging rods B62M 29/02)
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Groups B62M 1/12-B62M 1/34 correspond to IPC2013.01

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B62M 1/10
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involving devices which enable the mechanical storing and releasing of energy occasionally, e.g. arrangement of flywheels
B62M 1/105
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{
using elastic elements
}
B62M 1/12
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operated by both hand and foot power
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B62M 1/14
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operated exclusively by hand power
B62M 1/16
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by means of a to-and-fro movable handle-bar
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B62M 1/18
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by movement of rider`s saddle
B62M 1/20
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with additional rider propulsion means
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with reciprocating levers, e.g. foot levers (levers with can be immobilised as foot rests B62M 5/00)
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characterised by rotary cranks combined with reciprocating levers
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characterised by the use of flexible drive members, e.g. chains
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characterised by the use of intermediate gears
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characterised by directly driving the wheel axle, e.g. by using a ratchet wheel
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by walking on an endless belt
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with rotary cranks, e.g. with pedal cranks (B62M 1/34 takes precedence; combined with reciprocating levers B62M 1/26; cranks which can be immobilised as foot rests B62M 5/00)
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for directly driving the wheel axle
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Construction of cranks operated by hand or foot
B62M 3/003
.
{
Combination of crank axles and bearings housed in the bottom bracket (bottom bracket frame details B62K 19/34)
}
B62M 2003/006
.
{
Crank arrangements to overcome dead points
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B62M 3/02
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of adjustable length
B62M 3/04
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automatically adjusting
B62M 3/06
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with elliptical or other non-circular rotary movement
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B62M 3/08
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Pedals
B62M 3/083
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{
Toe clip
}
B62M 3/086
. .
{
Attachments between shoe and pedal other than toe clips, e.g. cleats (shoes for cyclists A43B 5/14)
}
B62M 3/10
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All-metal pedals
B62M 3/12
. .
with reflectors
B62M 3/14
.
Hand-grips for hand-operated cranks
B62M 3/16
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Accessories
Foot-driven levers as pedal cranks which can be immobilised as foot-rests (immobilising against theft B62H 5/10)
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Rider propulsion of wheeled vehicles with additional source of power, e.g. combustion engine or electric motor
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In this main group, at each hierarchical level, in the absence of an indication to the contrary, classification is made in the first appropriate place

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Rider propelled cycles with auxiliary combustion engine
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Control or actuating devices therefor
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power-driven at crank shaft parts
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power-driven at axle parts
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power-driven at single endless flexible member, e.g. chain, between cycle crankshaft and wheel axle, the engine engaging the endless flexible member
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power-driven by friction rollers or gears engaging the ground wheel
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Rider propelled cycles with auxiliary electric motor
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Control or actuating devices therefor
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characterised by detectors or sensors, or arrangement thereof
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power-driven at crank shafts parts
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power-driven at axle parts
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with axle and driving shaft arranged coaxially
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power-driven at single endless flexible member, e.g. chain, between cycle crankshaft and wheel axle, the motor engaging the endless flexible member
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power-driven by friction rollers or gears engaging the ground wheel
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Accessories, e.g. power sources; Arrangements thereof
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Solar cells
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Batteries
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Motorcycles characterised by position of motor or engine (rider propulsion with addition source of power, e.g. auxiliary combustion engine or electric motor B62M 6/00; frames characterised by position of engine B62K 11/00)
B62M 2007/005
.
{
the cycle being equipped with a pneumatic motor
}
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B62M 7/02
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with engine between front and rear wheels
B62M 7/04
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below the frame
B62M 7/06
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directly under the saddle or seat
B62M 7/08
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with the engine over the rear wheel
B62M 7/10
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with the engine over the front wheel
B62M 7/12
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with the engine beside or within the driven wheel
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B62M 7/14
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with the engine on an auxiliary wheeled unit, e.g. trailer, sidecar (trailers B60P, B62D; sidecars B62K 27/00)
B62M 7/16
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with wheel of unit driven by the engine
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Tranmissions
{
(freewheels or freewheels clutches specially adapted for cycles F16D 41/24)
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Transmissions characterised by use of an endless chain, belt, or the like (cycle chain guards B62J 13/00)
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In this main group, at each hierarchical level, in the absence of an indication to the contrary, classification is made in the first appropriate place.

B62M 2009/002
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{
Non-circular chain rings or sprockets
}
B62M 2009/005
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{
Details of transmission chains specially adapted for bicycles
}
B62M 2009/007
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{
Guides to prevent chain from slipping off the sprocket
}
B62M 9/02
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of unchangeable ratio
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B62M 9/04
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of changeable ratio
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B62M 9/06
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using a single chain, belt, or the like
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B62M 9/08
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involving eccentrically- mounted or elliptically-shaped driving or driven wheel; with expansible driving or driven wheel
B62M 9/085
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{
involving eccentrically mounted driving or driven wheel
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B62M 9/10
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involving different-sized wheels,
{
e.g. rear sprocket chain wheels
}
selectively engaged by the chain, belt, or the like
{
(bicycle hubs rotatably arranged on axle B60B 27/023)
}
B62M 9/105
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{
involving front sprocket chain-wheels engaged by the chain, belt or the like
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the chain, belt, or the like being laterally shiftable,
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e.g. using a rear derailleur
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Rear derailleurs
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electrically or fluid actuated; Controls thereof
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changing gears automatically
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Mechanisms for shifting laterally
B62M 2009/12406
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{
Rear derailleur comprising a rigid pivoting arm
}
B62M 2009/12413
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{
Rear derailleur comprising telescoping mechanisms
}
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characterised by the linkage mechanisms
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limiting or positioning the movement
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using cams or plates
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characterised by the use of biasing means, e.g. springs; Arrangements thereof
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Mounting the derailleur on the frame
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Chain guides; Mounting thereof
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Mounting or guiding of cables
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Accessories, e.g. protectors
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Front derailleurs
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electrically or fluid actuated; Controls thereof
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changing gears automatically
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Mechanisms for shifting laterally
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characterised by the linkage mechanisms
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limiting or positioning the movement
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using cams or plates
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characterised by the use of biasing means, e.g. springs; Arrangements thereof
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Mounting the derailleur on the frame
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Chain guides; Mounting thereof
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Mounting or guiding of cables
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Accessories, e.g. protectors
B62M 9/14
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the wheels being laterally shiftable
B62M 9/16
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Tensioning or adjusting equipment for chains, belts or the like
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Transmissions characterised by the use of inter-engaging toothed wheels or frictionally-engaging wheels (with roller engaging the periphery of ground wheel B62M 13/00)
B62M 11/02
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of unchangeable ratio
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B62M 11/04
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of changeable ratio
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B62M 11/06
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with spur gear wheels (B62M 11/14 takes precedence)
B62M 11/08
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with a radially-shiftable intermediate gear wheel
B62M 11/10
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with bevel gear wheels (B62M 11/14 takes precedence)
B62M 11/12
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with frictionally-engaging wheels (B62M 11/14 takes precedence)
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B62M 11/14
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with planetary gears
B62M 11/145
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{
built in, or adjacent to, the bottom bracket
}
B62M 11/16
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built in, or adjacent to, the ground-wheel hub
B62M 11/18
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with a plurality of planetary gear units
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Transmissions characterised by use of friction rollers engaging the periphery of the ground wheel (for rider propelled cycles with additional source of power B62M 6/35, B62M 6/75)
B62M 13/02
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with changeable ratio, e.g. with roller of varying diameter
B62M 13/04
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with means for moving roller into driving contact with ground wheel
Transmissions characterised by use of crank shafts and coupling rods
Transmissions characterised by use of rotary shaft, e.g. cardan shaft
Transmissions characterised by use of non-mechanical gearing, e.g. fluid gearing
Transmissions characterised by use of resilient elements therein
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Transmissions characterised by use of other elements; Other transmissions
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characterised by the use of two or more dissimilar sources of power, e.g. transmissions for hybrid motorcycles (transmissions for wheeled vehicles using rider propulsion with additional source of power B62M 6/00)
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Actuators for gearing speed-change mechanisms specially adapted for cycles (rider operated controls for cycles in general B62K 23/00; gearing speed change mechanisms F16H)
B62M 2025/003
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{
with gear indicating means, e.g. a display
}
B62M 2025/006
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{
with auxiliary shift assisting means
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B62M 25/02
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with mechanical transmitting systems, e.g. cables, levers
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B62M 25/04
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hand actuated
B62M 25/045
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{
having single actuating means operating both front and rear derailleur
}
B62M 25/06
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foot actuated
B62M 25/08
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with electrical or fluid transmitting systems
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Propulsion devices for sledges or the like (pushed or pulled by persons or animals B62B, B62C; wind propulsion B62B 15/00)
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B62M 27/02
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power driven
B62M 2027/021
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{
Snow bikes resembling conventional motorcycles
}
B62M 2027/022
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{
Snow drive conversions for cycles with wheels
}
B62M 2027/023
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{
Snow mobiles characterised by engine mounting arrangements
}
B62M 2027/025
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{
Snow mobiles characterised by the skis
}
B62M 2027/026
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{
Snow mobiles characterised by the suspension means
}
B62M 2027/027
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{
Snow mobiles characterised by the tracks
}
B62M 2027/028
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{
Snow mobiles characterised by chassis or bodywork
}
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Ground engaging propulsion devices for cycles, sledges, or rider-propelled wheeled vehicles, not otherwise provided for
{
(non-motorized scooters with skis or runners B62K 3/002)
}
B62M 29/02
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using ground-engaging rods

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B62M 2700/00
Rider propulsion of bicycles or vehicles having transmission mainly of unchangeable ratio
B62M 2700/001
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Propulsion of bicycles and vehicles using planetary gears transmission
B62M 2700/003
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Propulsion of bicycles and vehicles using toothed wheels transmission
B62M 2700/005
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Propulsion of bicycles and vehicles using bevel/conical wheels transmission
B62M 2700/006
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Propulsion of bicycles and vehicles using cranks having reciprocating levers
B62M 2700/008
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Propulsion of bicycles and vehicles using other means
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B62M 2701/00
Transmissions for motorcycles or motorised bicycles characterised by position of engine or gear box
B62M 2701/0007
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Construction details of gear box for motorcycles
B62M 2701/0015
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Transmissions and/or engine attachement to frame
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B62M 2701/0023
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Transmissions using belt, chain and friction wheel
B62M 2701/003
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Motorcycles or bicycles with engine besides or within driven wheel
B62M 2701/0038
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Motorcycles or bicycles with engine over the front or rear wheel
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B62M 2701/0046
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Gear change control and other for motorcycles or bicycles
B62M 2701/0053
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Control by means of a lever
B62M 2701/0061
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Control of pulleys in transmission
B62M 2701/0069
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Engine control
B62M 2701/0076
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Chain and chainwheel
B62M 2701/0084
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Clutch control by driver
B62M 2701/0092
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Clutch arrangement in the transmission
B62M 2901/00
Rear derailleur supported by the chain-stay or rear fork of the bicycle
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