Ford patented a retractable mount for bikes

Company Ford patented a special attachment for bikes, which is more versatile.

According to documents published on the portal Free Patents Online, this platform is integrated into the rear of the car. When fully extended it holds two bikes. In the retracted form, apparently, it will not be noticeable at all.
Today motorists transporterowych velobike on different mounts behind the machine, which must be pre-installed and after disassembling. Another way is to put the bike on the roof with cross rails.
While this patent application and whether it is implemented in serial production is not yet clear, but the company Opel already presented a similar system called Flex Fix.

Залишити відповідь