US 11,752,391 B2
System, method and apparatus for adjustable pedal crank
Peter Arn, Roxbury, CT (US); Nick Samiotes, Mashpee, MA (US); Paul DiCesare, Shelton, CT (US); and Danial Ferreira, Woodbridge, CT (US)
Assigned to ROM Technologies, Inc., Brookfield, CT (US)
Filed by ROM TECHNOLOGIES, INC., Brookfield, CT (US)
Filed on Nov. 29, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/537,001.
Application 17/537,001 is a continuation of application No. 16/812,462, filed on Mar. 9, 2020, granted, now 11,185,735.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/816,531, filed on Mar. 11, 2019.
Prior Publication US 2022/0080256 A1, Mar. 17, 2022
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. A63B 22/06 (2006.01); A63B 23/04 (2006.01)
CPC A63B 22/0605 (2013.01) [A63B 23/0476 (2013.01); A63B 2022/0623 (2013.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A pedal assembly for an exercise and rehabilitation device, the pedal assembly comprising:
a crank having a hub with an axis of rotation, pedal apertures extending along a radial length of the crank, and a locking plate that is slidably mounted to the crank, the locking plate has a locked position wherein portions of the locking plate radially overlap portions of the pedal apertures, and an unlocked position wherein no portions of the locking plate radially overlap the pedal apertures; and
a pedal having a spindle configured to be interchangeably and releasably mounted to the pedal apertures in the crank; and wherein
when moving between the locked and unlocked positions, the portions of the locking plate simultaneously radially overlap and retract relative to the pedal apertures, respectively.