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System and method for bike locking
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  • Year: 2014
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    Abstract
    Provided is a secure and easy to use solution for bike holders to securely lock all kinds of bicycles with different frames and shapes without the need to carry a personal lock. The present system and method for bike locking securely locks the bike's frame and wheel.
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    Robert A. Fortune1
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    Burton Greenberg1
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    A bicycle stand including a stationary upright member anchored to the ground and horizontally oriented enclosure of rectangular cross section attached to its top with an opening in one side thereof to receive a bicycle securing arm. A pivotable second member carrying three arms is adapted to engage a bicycle. One of the arms is aligned with and adapted to pass through the opening, an aperture to receive a leg of a shackle lock placed within the enclosure to lock the bicycle in the stand. A stora...
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    David Kryze17
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    Akihiko Sugiura2
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    Tomoya Yamamoto1
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    An augmented battery for providing power to a powered vehicle includes a case adapted for removably mounting on the vehicle that encloses: at least one cell disposed within the case that provides power to the vehicle; a power port supported by the case that is adapted to electrically couple the at least one cell to the vehicle; and a processor disposed within the case and having an associated memory that stores program code executable by the processor to selectively communicate through an electr...
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    Kim Fajstrup Axelsen1
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    The invention pertains to a bicycle rental system comprising: A bicycle storage station comprising a plurality of bicycle stands for supporting and locking bicycles, each bicycle stand comprising a lock configured to open at the receipt of a command signal, a portable communication device configured for sending a control message representing a specific bicycle stand of the plurality of bicycle stands and said portable communication device, and a central computer. The central computer comprises a...
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    Dean R. Devolpi1
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    An unattended bicycle rental and security system, utilizing bi-directional communications with data verification between the individual bicycles and the system is provided which is equipped with an alarm, and can individually identify a number of bicycles and attribute their rental with corresponding customers. The unattended bicycle rental and security system is able to identify if a rental bicycle has sustained an impact during a rental that is sufficient to damage it and identify the customer...
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    S. Ryan Rzepecki1
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    A bike share system with the flexibility to anchor the rental bike anywhere at the end of the trip employs a remotely operable lockbox (40') which incorporates a wireless communication card with a GPS receiver. The lock system includes a scissor clamp (70) for grasping the bicycle seat support post and a pair of extended fingers of the scissor clamp which are retained by the clamshell halves of the lockbox. One arm of a U-shaped retainer can be extended into through-bores of first and second ear...
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    Irene Gonzalez Hernandez1
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    Susana Blanco Trueba1
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    Victor Furundarena Moreno1
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    The present invention relates to a modular parking place for bicycles, formed by one or more compartments (2), each intended for housing a bicycle (1), each compartment (2) being formed by two sets of symmetrical profiles parallel to one another, between which a protective cover (3) is arranged on the upper portion and a door (4) is arranged on the front portion, while the lower portion of each compartment (2) has a longitudinal channel (5) for supporting and guiding bicycles (1), whereas the se...
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    Donald S. Williams1
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    A mobile lock with a retractable cable. The mobile lock is an integral component of a mobile device (e.g., bicycle, scooter, stroller, etc.) or attachable thereto and includes retractable cable that is wrapped around a stationary object (e.g., tree, bike rack, etc.). The retractable cable reconnects to a lock component on a body component of the mobile lock to prevent theft of the mobile. The mobile lock is always available for locking the mobile device. The mobile lock also includes an integral...
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    Ernst Blume1
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    A multiple-level bicycle storing system includes a framework with a vertical support and a mounting frame defining upper and lower storing spaces. Each storing space includes a receiver to hold a bicycle. The upper receiver has a distal end, a proximal end and a U-shaped channel along the top surface. The upper receiver is pivotally attached to the mounting frame, enabling the upper receiver to tilt from horizontal to a loading and unloading position. The proximal end of the upper receiver is lo...
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    Pedro Roberto Kanof1
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    The invention refers to automatic parking station for cycles or bicycles, comprising at least one interactive workstation ( 2 ) and a plurality of parking posts ( 3 ). Each parking post includes a first lock portion ( 4 ) aimed at securing a cycle or bicycle thereto through a removable second lock portion ( 7 ) of the cycle or bicycle ( 6 ). The parking posts ( 3 ) are connected to the interactive workstation ( 2 ) through a local communication network ( 5 ) to allow exchange of commands between...
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    Kristine Akins1
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    Montgomery Goodson1
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    Peter Skeggs1
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    Bicycle theft monitoring and recovery systems include a tracking device with geolocation capabilities that is mountable to or integrated into a bicycle or other asset. Communications between the tracking device and a networked server or a user device permit configuring the tracking device as well as receiving reports of asset disturbances. The server coordinates tracking devices and assets for a plurality of users. In some examples, a user mobile device is configured to display tracker status, d...
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