US 9,809,271 B2
Wheeled vehicle, especially for children
Joseph Mazoyer, Lyons (FR)
Assigned to ID Development Limited, Tsim Sha Tsui (HK)
Filed by ID DEVELOPMENT LIMITED, Tsim Sha Tsui (HK)
Filed on Sep. 29, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/279,500.
Claims priority of application No. 15 59851 (FR), filed on Oct. 16, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2017/0106932 A1, Apr. 20, 2017
Int. Cl. B62K 15/00 (2006.01); B62K 5/08 (2006.01); B62K 3/00 (2006.01)
CPC B62K 15/00 (2013.01) [B62K 3/002 (2013.01); B62K 5/08 (2013.01)] 5 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A wheeled vehicle for children comprising:
a platform forming a footboard and a steering column, the platform having a front end and a rear end, the steering column is located at the front end of the platform and is movable between an unfolding position and a folding position, in the unfolding position the steering column protrudes upwards from the platform, and in the folding position the steering column extends along the platform;
a first wheel connected to the front end of the platform;
a second wheel connected to the rear end of the platform;
a locking mechanism for locking the steering column in said unfolding and folding positions;
wherein:
the platform comprises a well having a cylindrical shape, the well is located at the front end of the platform, the well is tilted towards the rear end of the platform by forming an angle from 30° to 60° in reference to the footboard;
the steering column has an upper portion and a lower bent portion the lower bent portion is connected to a cylindrical base on one end and to the upper portion of the steering column on the opposite end; the cylindrical base has an axis and pivotably engages into the well; the upper portion has an axis and the axis of the cylindrical base forms with the axis of the upper portion an angle being a complementary angle to a 180° with the angle which the well forms in reference to the footboard; and
the locking mechanism comprises a first device for angularly blocking the base in the well, in a first angular position of the base when the steering column is in the unfolding position, and a second device for angularly blocking the base in the well, in a second angular position of the base when the steering column is in the folding position.