Patents Assigned to PT Motion Works, Inc.
  • Publication number: 20100244398
    Abstract: An apparatus including a frame with a pivot axis defined thereupon, a crank arm bearing at the pivot axis; a first and a second crank arm coupled to the crank arm bearing; a front wheel and a rear wheel coupled to the frame, the rear wheel including a rear wheel axle; a first and a second foot link, operably coupled to drive wheel to transfer power to said drive wheel so as to propel the apparatus, each foot link including a foot receiving portion for receiving a user's foot, a first end coupled to the frame, and a second end coupled to a respective one of the first and the second crank arms, wherein the crank arm bearing is located rearward of and above the rear wheel axle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2010
    Publication date: September 30, 2010
    Applicant: PT MOTION WORKS, INC.
    Inventors: Brent Teal, Bryan Pate
  • Publication number: 20100244399
    Abstract: An apparatus including a frame; a drive wheel coupled to the frame; a first and second foot link operably coupled to drive wheel to transfer power to said drive wheel so as to propel the apparatus, each including a foot receiving portion for receiving an operator's foot and a retention mechanism for retaining the operator's foot on the foot receiving portion of the foot link.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2010
    Publication date: September 30, 2010
    Applicant: PT MOTION WORKS, INC.
    Inventors: Brent Teal, Bryan Pate
  • Publication number: 20100219601
    Abstract: An apparatus including a frame; a drive wheel coupled to the frame; a first and a second foot link, operably coupled to drive wheel to transfer power to said drive wheel so as to propel the apparatus, each including a foot receiving portion for receiving an operator's foot, a front end, and a rear end; and a first and a second foot link guide track, each foot link guide track operatively associated with the front end of the foot link to direct the front end along a reciprocating path of travel while providing retention to the foot link.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2010
    Publication date: September 2, 2010
    Applicant: PT MOTION WORKS, INC.
    Inventors: Brent Teal, Bryan Pate
  • Publication number: 20100219602
    Abstract: An apparatus including a frame; a drive wheel coupled to the frame; a first and a second foot link operably coupled to drive wheel to transfer power to said drive wheel so as to propel the apparatus, each including a foot receiving portion for receiving an operator's foot, a front end, and a rear end; and an adjustable stride length mechanism operable to change a stride length of an operator's foot positioned on the foot receiving portion of the foot link.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2010
    Publication date: September 2, 2010
    Applicant: PT MOTION WORKS, INC.
    Inventors: Brent C. Teal, Bryan L. Pate
  • Publication number: 20100219603
    Abstract: An apparatus including a frame; a drive wheel coupled to the frame; a first and second foot link, each including a foot receiving portion for receiving a user's foot; and a direct drive power transfer system coupled to the first and second foot links and the drive wheel such that when the foot links are operated by a user, the direct drive power transfer system applies propulsive force to the drive wheel without the use of a chain or belt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2010
    Publication date: September 2, 2010
    Applicant: PT MOTION WORKS, INC.
    Inventors: Brent Teal, Bryan Pate
  • Publication number: 20100219604
    Abstract: An apparatus including a frame; a drive wheel coupled to the frame; a first and second foot link operably coupled to drive wheel to transfer power to the drive wheel so as to propel the apparatus, each including a foot receiving portion for receiving an operator's foot, where each foot receiving portion allows for at least two repeatable foot positions for the operator's foot.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2010
    Publication date: September 2, 2010
    Applicant: PT MOTION WORKS, INC.
    Inventors: Brent Teal, Bryan Pate
  • Patent number: 7717446
    Abstract: A bicycle that includes an elliptical pedaling motion is provided. The bicycle includes a frame, having a front wheel and a rear wheel, and a first and a second foot link guide track. A first and a second foot link, each including a foot platform and a guide track coupler that slideably couples each foot link to a respective foot link guide track and a crank assembly that is coupled to the first and second foot links and to a sprocket that is rotatably coupled to the frame. This Abstract is provided for the sole purpose of complying with the Abstract requirement rules that allow a reader to quickly ascertain the subject matter of the disclosure contained herein. This Abstract is submitted with the explicit understanding that it will not be used to interpret or to limit the scope or the meaning of the claims.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2010
    Assignee: PT Motion Works, Inc.
    Inventors: Bryan Pate, Brent Teal