Utility model: seat post/bicycle lock
Offer : Selling Patent
Technical field :
- Every day Commodities
Location : Speyer Germany
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Remuneration : € 29000
A seat post as a usable bicycle lock for securing a bicycle including a saddle.
The "seat post/bicycle lock" forms a unit of seat post and bicycle lock.
State of the art
Bicycle locks exist in a wide variety of designs. Commonly used today are shackles, chain locks
and folding locks, which are not permanently attached to the bicycle or parts of it and must be carried separately.
and must be carried separately.
By means of these locks, wheels and frames of bicycles are secured against theft. However
theft of bicycle saddles, which are only fastened to the bicycle frame by means of a quick-release fastener, is also
frame by means of a quick-release fastener. With today's means, securing the saddle is only insufficiently possible.
Furthermore, separate bicycle locks disfigure the appearance of the bicycle, can scratch the paintwork during the ride, can be forgotten or lost.
can scratch the paintwork while riding, can be forgotten or lost. These problems are solved by the features listed in the
The solution to the problem
The seat post of the bicycle saddle, which is fastened to the bicycle frame by means of a lock, is moreover
also the bicycle lock. To lock the bicycle, the fastener of the saddle is loosened.
The saddle is pulled out of the bicycle frame together with the "seat post / bicycle lock". The construction
can now be used similar to a folding lock. When the saddle is reinserted, a pin marks
the previous seat height.
1. bicycle and saddle are secured
2. the bicycle lock is integrated in the bicycle frame
3. no impairment of the overall appearance
4. no damage to the paint by the lock during the ride
5. no forgetting or losing the lock
6. no additional holder
The detailed description
Figure 1 Side view in ready-to-ride condition (seat post)
Figure 2 Front view when ready to ride (seat post)
Figure 3 Side view when not ready to ride (bicycle lock)
Figure 4 Sectional drawing when not ready to ride (bicycle lock)
The saddle support (1.), to which a conventional saddle (6.) can be mounted, forms a
inseparable connection to the locking element (2.).
The closing element (2.) consists of several in the average semicircular indissolubly connected,
(5.) metal strips that are arranged similar to a folding lock and serves to secure the bicycle in a locked state.
bicycle in the locked state.
On the lower part there is the clasp (7.) for insertion into the lock (3.). In the ready to ride,
When the bicycle is unlocked and ready to be ridden, the lock element (2.) is partially or completely recessed in the bicycle frame.
The lock (3.), is characterized in that it is non-detachably connected to the locking element (2.).
The locking mechanism corresponds to that of commercially available key (8.) locks.
The marking pin (4.) is characterized in that it marks the seat height set by the user.
set by the user. This guarantees quick restoration of the user's accustomed riding characteristics
after using the bicycle lock.
Additional Details & Gallery
Additional Info : DE202018004075U1_Original_document_20230724082540.pdf