US 9,809,268 B2
Step structure of motorcycle
Takashi Shigihara, Wako (JP)
Assigned to HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., Tokyo (JP)
Filed by HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., Tokyo (JP)
Filed on Jul. 28, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/222,055.
Claims priority of application No. 2015-157051 (JP), filed on Aug. 7, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2017/0036727 A1, Feb. 9, 2017
Int. Cl. B62J 25/00 (2006.01); B60K 11/00 (2006.01); B62L 3/04 (2006.01); B62J 23/00 (2006.01); B60K 13/04 (2006.01); B62K 11/04 (2006.01); B62M 7/02 (2006.01)
CPC B62J 25/00 (2013.01) [B60K 11/00 (2013.01); B60K 13/04 (2013.01); B62J 23/00 (2013.01); B62K 11/04 (2013.01); B62L 3/04 (2013.01); B62M 7/02 (2013.01)] 17 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A step structure of a motorcycle wherein an engine main body of an engine, which exerts power for driving a rear wheel, is mounted on a body frame with a main step on which a rider's foot is placed is supported to said body frame and an exhaust muffler, to which exhaust gas from said engine main body is introduced, is supported by a muffler stay attached to said body frame, comprising:
said muffler stay, which is attached to an attachment portion provided on said body frame above said main step, extends downwardly toward the rear from said attachment portion, and functions as a heel guard for the rider placing his/her foot on said main step; and
a heat insulating muffler cover disposed adjacent to the main step, said heat insulating muffler cover being supported by the exhaust muffler.