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CYCLE STANDS; SUPPORTS OR HOLDERS FOR PARKING OR STORING CYCLES; APPLIANCES PREVENTING OR INDICATING UNAUTHORIZED USE OR THEFT OF CYCLES; LOCKS INTEGRAL WITH CYCLES; DEVICES FOR LEARNING TO RIDE CYCLES
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Devices mounted on bicycles, motorcycles or scooters for holding it in an essentially upright position, including stands and stabilizing (training) wheels.

Parking stands to which the bicycle can be locked.

Locking means specifically adapted for use with bicycles.

It is considered that most subgroup titles are self explanatory.

Special rules of classification within this subclass

Unless otherwise stated, classification should be made in the most appropriate place(s), for example if a document describes a bicycle stand that can be used in two modes, e.g. with a single pivoting arm and a U-shaped stand for supporting a cycle with its wheels raised off the ground, then both groups B62H 1/02 and B62H 1/04 should be given.

Where applicable, additional classification should also be given in the following codes:

B62K 2202/00 Motorised scooters (e.g. 'Vespa')

B62K 2204/00 Adaptations for driving cycles by electric motor (for driving electrically assisted bicycles B62M 6/00).

Supports or stands forming part of or attached to cycles
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Stands or stabilising mechanisms attached to two wheeled cycles.If the stabilizers are to aid holding the cycle upright when riding the cycle, means for stabilising the ride in groups B62H 1/10, B62H 1/12 and B62H 1/14 take precedence. Also it should be noted that B62H 7/00 is intended for other devices for learning to ride cycles such as dual controls.

involving means providing for a stabilised ride (training appliances or apparatus for cycling sport A63B 69/16)
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Training appliances or apparatus for cycling sport
using additional wheels
References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Cycles with more than two main road wheels
using runners for riding on ice or snow (runners for carrying wheeled vehicles to facilitate travel on ice or snow B62B 19/00)
References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Runners for carrying wheeled vehicles to facilitate travel on ice or snow
Separate supports or holders for parking or storing cycles (cycle supports used during maintenance B25H; building aspects E04H)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Parking racks or stands to which the cycle may be locked.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Cycle supports used during maintenance e.g. workshop supports
Building aspects of shelters, garages or sheds
Arrangements or devices for hiring cycles
Cycle carriers mounted on other vehicles
Special rules of classification within this group

Additional classification has to be given in the indented codes.

Appliances preventing or indicating unauthorized use or theft of cycles; Locks integral with cycles (fittings for preventing or indicating use or theft of vehicles in general B60R; general features of locks E05B)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Any locks or anti theft systems or alarms mounted on or specifically adapted for use with cycles. Also includes holders for locks adapted to be attached to cycles.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
General features of locks
Fittings for preventing or indicating use or theft of vehicles in general
Special rules of classification within this group

Additional classification has to be given in the indented codes.

[N: Preventing theft of parts or accessories used on cycles, e.g. lamp, dynamo (B62H 5/006 takes precedence; devices for attaching pumps to cycles B62J 11/02)]
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Arrangements for mounting axles resiliently on cycle frame or fork
Frames for saddles; Connections between saddle frames and seat pillars; Seat pillars
Frame parts shaped for attaching saddle pillars, e.g. adjustable during ride
Panniers, saddle bags, or other containers specially adapted to be attached to cycles
Luggage carriers forming part of frame
Devices for attaching pumps to cycles
Special rules of classification within this group

Locks for bicycle components should be classified here as well as in the specific group for the component i.e. quick release wheel locks which should also be classified in B62K 25/02.

[N: using chains or cables (chain or cable locks per se E05B 67/003; with alarm E05B 45/005)]
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Chain or cable locks
Chain, cable or padlocks with alarms
preventing the drive (by acting on powered drive B62M)
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Rider propulsion of wheeled vehicles or sledges; powered propulsion of sledges or [N: single-track] cycles; transmissions specially adapted for such vehicles
[N: by means of sliding bolts (removable B62H 5/145)]
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
By means of removable bolts
[N: pincer-like (pincer-like padlocks E05B 67/32)]
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Pincer-like padlocks
[N: by means of circular bolts (padlocks E05B 67/28)]
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Padlocks
acting on a braking device (locking cycle brake actuating mechanisms B62L 3/06)
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Means for locking cycle brake actuating mechanisms
indicating unauthorized use, e.g. acting on signalling devices [N: (alarm locks in general E05B 45/00, e.g. alarm cable or chain lock E05B 45/005)]
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

All alarms or electronic security devices specially adapted to be mounted on cycles

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Alarm locks in general
Devices for learning to ride cycles, not otherwise provided for, e.g. assisting balance
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