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Child's Bicycle Seat with Visor

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000004546D
Publication Date: 2001-Jan-23
Document File: 1 page(s) / 430K

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Abstract

Small children enjoy bicycle rides, but many parents are concerned about the safety of rear bicycle seats designed for children. In particular, parents are concerned about the safety of rear bicycle seats because the open-air design of conventional seats (1) exposes the child to excessive sunlight; and (2) exposes the child to potential road hazards, such as gravel thrown from the wheels of passing automobiles. What is needed is a safer bicycle seat for children. The present invention is an improved child's bicycle seat 100 that includes a visor 110 for the purpose of protecting the child from solar radiation and stray objects. Visor 110 preferably is made from a tough, transparent material like plexiglass. The top of visor 110 is hinged at hinge 120 to allow easy access to the child. Additionally, visor 110 may include transparent side curtains which further protect the child from bicycle accidents, protect the child during inclement weather, and allow the child to look sideways to view its surroundings.

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Child's Bicycle Seat with Visor

Small children enjoy bicycle rides, but many parents are concerned about the safety of rear bicycle seats designed for children. In particular, parents are concerned about the safety of rear bicycle seats because the open-air design of conventional seats (1) exposes the child to excessive sunlight; and (2) exposes the child to potential road hazards, such as gravel thrown from the wheels of passing automobiles. What is needed is a safer bicycle seat for children.

The present invention is an improved child's bicycle seat 100 that includes a visor 110 for the purpose of protecting the child from solar radiation and stray objects. Visor 110 preferably is made from a tough, transparent material like plexiglass. The top of visor 110 is hinged at hinge 120 to allow easy access to the child. Additionally, visor 110 may include transparent side curtains which further protect the child from bicycle accidents, protect the child during inclement weather, and allow the child to look sideways to view its surroundings.