US 11,654,713 B2
Spoke wheel
Taisuke Nimura, Tokyo (JP); and Kazuhiko Gogo, Tokyo (JP)
Assigned to HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., Tokyo (JP)
Filed by HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., Tokyo (JP)
Filed on May 5, 2020, as Appl. No. 16/866,852.
Claims priority of application No. JP2019-092122 (JP), filed on May 15, 2019.
Prior Publication US 2020/0361235 A1, Nov. 19, 2020
Int. Cl. B60B 21/02 (2006.01); B60B 1/02 (2006.01); B60B 21/06 (2006.01); B60C 29/02 (2006.01)
CPC B60B 1/02 (2013.01) [B60B 21/026 (2013.01); B60B 21/06 (2013.01); B60B 21/064 (2013.01); B60B 2310/214 (2013.01); B60B 2310/226 (2013.01); B60C 29/02 (2013.01)] 11 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A spoke wheel comprising:
a rim;
a hub; and
a plurality of spokes connecting the rim with the hub, wherein
the hub has an axle hole, through which an axle of a vehicle is passed when in use,
the rim includes a bottom wall portion and a flange portion, the bottom wall portion has a circular ring shape surrounding the hub from a periphery of the hub along the axle, the flange portion rises to an outside in a radial direction of the rim from a lateral edge in a width direction of the bottom wall portion, the width direction is a direction along the axle,
the spokes each having an end portion connected with a connection portion disposed at a lateral surface portion of the flange portion disposed on an outside of the flange portion in the width direction,
the lateral surface portion of the flange portion inclines such that the lateral surface portion is disposed further outside in the width direction toward the outside in the radial direction of the rim,
the connection portion is positioned outside in the width direction with respect to a lateral wall portion, in the width direction, of a tire in a state in which the tire is supported by the spoke wheel, and
the rim includes a raised portion, on the lateral surface portion of the flange portion, that is raised from the connection portion to the outside in the width direction.