Patents by Inventor Shun Niijima

Shun Niijima has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10336269
    Abstract: One embodiment provides a saddle-ride type vehicle. The vehicle includes a main frame; a drive source supported by a lower side of the main frame; an energy storing part supported by an upper side of the main frame; a front wheel steerably supported via a front fork mounted on a front side of the main frame; a rear wheel supported via a swing arm mounted on a rear side of the main frame and configured to be driven by the drive source; and seat frames disposed on the rear side of the main frame to support a riding seat. A braking control device is disposed within a lateral width between the seat frames, and is supported by a rear fender supported by the seat frame via a vibration control member. And, an inertia measuring device is supported by the braking control device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masanori Usa, Keisuke Kishikawa, Shun Niijima
  • Patent number: 10286968
    Abstract: A front structure of a saddle ride type vehicle includes a headlight unit, and a front cowl. The headlight unit includes at least one lens portion. The front cowl includes an annular cowl configured to surround the lens portions, an upper cowl configured to cover at least an upper portion of the annular cowl from the front side, and a wind screen. The edge portion of the upper cowl includes a portion that forms a slit-shaped opening. The annular cowl includes a light-shielding wall extending backward from a rear portion of the upper cowl between the opening and the wind screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shun Niijima, Yoshinori Korogi, Chiaki Yamamoto, Yuta Hosoda
  • Publication number: 20170282818
    Abstract: One embodiment provides a saddle-ride type vehicle. The vehicle includes a main frame; a drive source supported by a lower side of the main frame; an energy storing part supported by an upper side of the main frame; a front wheel steerably supported via a front fork mounted on a front side of the main frame; a rear wheel supported via a swing arm mounted on a rear side of the main frame and configured to be driven by the drive source; and seat frames disposed on the rear side of the main frame to support a riding seat. A braking control device is disposed within a lateral width between the seat frames, and is supported by a rear fender supported by the seat frame via a vibration control member. And, an inertia measuring device is supported by the braking control device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2017
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Inventors: Masanori USA, Keisuke KISHIKAWA, Shun NIIJIMA
  • Publication number: 20170282989
    Abstract: One embodiment provides a rear portion structure of a saddle-ride type vehicle. The structure includes: seat frames extending rearward and upward from a main frame; a riding seat supported on the seat frames; and a rear cowl covering the seat frames. The rear cowl is formed such that an upper cowl and a lower cowl are vertically assembled to each other by a vertical connecting portion. An upper connecting portion is formed on the upper cowl to extend over a lateral width of the upper cowl, a lower connecting portion is formed on the lower cowl to extend over a lateral width of the lower cowl, and each of them has a flat surface portion. An angle made by the flat surface portions is set to an acute angle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2017
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Inventors: Shun NIIJIMA, Masanori USA
  • Publication number: 20170274953
    Abstract: A front structure of a saddle ride type vehicle includes a headlight unit, and a front cowl. The headlight unit includes at least one lens portion. The front cowl includes an annular cowl configured to surround the lens portions, an upper cowl configured to cover at least an upper portion of the annular cowl from the front side, and a wind screen. The edge portion of the upper cowl includes a portion that forms a slit-shaped opening. The annular cowl includes a light-shielding wall extending backward from a rear portion of the upper cowl between the opening and the wind screen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shun NIIJIMA, Yoshinori KOROGI, Chiaki YAMAMOTO, Yuta HOSODA
  • Patent number: 9567026
    Abstract: A locking structure for a saddle type vehicle to prevent theft and achieve a tamper-proofing effect while securing a storage space in a vehicle body. A front cover is provided with a storage part which is openably closed with a lid. The lid is lockable into a closed state or unlockable from the closed state by means of a lid lock mechanism. A main seat is lockable into an engaged state with seat rails or unlockable from the engaged state by means of a seat lock mechanism. At least one of the lid lock mechanism and the seat lock mechanism is connected to a key cylinder by a first cable and a second cable. The key cylinder overlaps a steering shaft in a side view, and is located within an opening provided in an inner cover, which is a component of the front cover, in a top plan view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2017
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Rui Maeda, Masaomi Yamada, Shun Niijima
  • Publication number: 20150197297
    Abstract: A locking structure for a saddle type vehicle to prevent theft and achieve a tamper-proofing effect while securing a storage space in a vehicle body. A front cover is provided with a storage part which is openably closed with a lid. The lid is lockable into a closed state or unlockable from the closed state by means of a lid lock mechanism. A main seat is lockable into an engaged state with seat rails or unlockable from the engaged state by means of a seat lock mechanism. At least one of the lid lock mechanism and the seat lock mechanism is connected to a key cylinder by a first cable and a second cable. The key cylinder overlaps a steering shaft in a side view, and is located within an opening provided in an inner cover, which is a component of the front cover, in a top plan view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2015
    Publication date: July 16, 2015
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Rui MAEDA, Masaomi YAMADA, Shun NIIJIMA
  • Patent number: 8201654
    Abstract: A saddle-riding type vehicle includes an air intake path disposed between a front bank and a rear bank and an air cleaner connected to an outer side of the air intake path. The air cleaner includes an air cleaner case and an air cleaner element housed in the air cleaner case. The air cleaner case includes air intake ducts disposed on either side of the air cleaner element in a vehicle longitudinal direction across the air cleaner element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2012
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shun Niijima, Hirotaka Nagatani
  • Publication number: 20100294581
    Abstract: A saddle-riding type vehicle includes an air intake path disposed between a front bank and a rear bank and an air cleaner connected to an outer side of the air intake path. The air cleaner includes an air cleaner case and an air cleaner element housed in the air cleaner case. The air cleaner case includes air intake ducts disposed on either side of the air cleaner element in a vehicle longitudinal direction across the air cleaner element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2010
    Publication date: November 25, 2010
    Inventors: Shun NIIJIMA, Hirotaka Nagatani