Bicycle Brake

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Just awarded patent, so new haven't received Patent Number yet, paid issue fee. Here's the link to the application and below is the final claim wording.

A linear brake for a bicycle comprising a pair of pivot mounts, each of which is mounted on a bicycle member laterally of a wheel rim, one on either side of the wheel, a brake arm pivotally mounted in levered relation on each pivot mount with a control cable affixed to control member above the wheel, a control member connected to the center of a yoke cable affixed to the lower end of each brake arm, a groove in a discoidal machine element affixed on each pivot mount and yoke cable situated part way around the groove.


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  • Name:
    John Mcintyre
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