US 11,654,999 B2
Rear wheel braking device for motorcycle
Mitsutaka Matsuzawa, Wako (JP); Masaki Nishimura, Wako (JP); Haruki Horikawa, Wako (JP); Hiroki Mori, Wako (JP); Hiroshi Okamura, Wako (JP); and Kyotaro Yamamoto, Wako (JP)
Assigned to HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., Tokyo (JP)
Filed by HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., Tokyo (JP)
Filed on Feb. 21, 2020, as Appl. No. 16/797,977.
Claims priority of application No. JP2019-057223 (JP), filed on Mar. 25, 2019.
Prior Publication US 2020/0307740 A1, Oct. 1, 2020
Int. Cl. B62L 1/00 (2006.01); F16D 55/22 (2006.01); F16D 65/00 (2006.01); B62M 7/06 (2006.01); B62M 17/00 (2006.01); B62K 11/04 (2006.01); B62K 25/28 (2006.01); F16C 3/03 (2006.01); F16D 3/12 (2006.01); F16D 65/847 (2006.01); B62M 7/04 (2006.01); F16D 55/00 (2006.01)
CPC B62L 1/00 (2013.01) [B62K 11/04 (2013.01); B62K 25/283 (2013.01); B62L 1/005 (2013.01); B62M 7/04 (2013.01); B62M 7/06 (2013.01); B62M 17/00 (2013.01); F16C 3/03 (2013.01); F16D 3/12 (2013.01); F16D 55/22 (2013.01); F16D 65/0056 (2013.01); F16D 65/0068 (2013.01); F16D 65/0081 (2013.01); F16D 65/847 (2013.01); F16C 2326/06 (2013.01); F16D 2055/0008 (2013.01); F16D 2055/0016 (2013.01); F16D 2055/0037 (2013.01)] 12 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A rear wheel braking device for a motorcycle transmitting a drive force of a power unit of the motorcycle to a rear wheel through a drive shaft that extends in a vehicle longitudinal direction,
wherein the drive shaft includes a propeller shaft connected to a rear end of an output shaft through a universal joint, the output shaft protruding to a vehicle body rear side from a case member of the power unit, and
wherein a brake disk is attached to the output shaft, the brake disk being braked by a brake caliper,
wherein the power unit is suspended by a body frame configured to include a pair of left and right main frames, the left and right main frames extending in the vehicle longitudinal direction on an upper side of the power unit,
wherein a pivot frame is connected to a rear side of the left and right main frames, a pivot being arranged in the pivot frame, the pivot pivotally supporting a swing arm in a swingable manner, the swing arm supporting the rear wheel, and
wherein the brake caliper is disposed on a vehicle body upper side of the brake disk and in a space surrounded by the case member, the left and right main frames, and the pivot frame.