Title:
Treading exerciser
Kind Code:
A1


Abstract:
A treading exerciser has a base frame, a first treadle plate, a second treadle plate, a hydraulic pressure control device, a first power control device, and a second power control device. The base frame has a front support frame, a rear support frame, and a connection panel. A first sleeve is disposed on an end of the first treadle plate. A first pivot shaft is inserted through the first sleeve. A second sleeve is disposed on an end of the second treadle plate. A second pivot shaft is inserted through the second sleeve. The hydraulic pressure control device is disposed on the connection panel. The first power control device is connected to the hydraulic pressure control device and the first treadle plate. The second power control device is connected to the hydraulic pressure control device and the second treadle plate. An adjustment shaft is inserted through the hydraulic pressure control device.



Inventors:
Hong, Wen-cheng (Taichung, TW)
Application Number:
10/132902
Publication Date:
10/23/2003
Filing Date:
04/23/2002
Assignee:
HONG WEN-CHENG
Primary Class:
International Classes:
A63B21/008; A63B23/04; (IPC1-7): A63B22/04
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Primary Examiner:
CROW, STEPHEN R
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
Wen-Cheng Hong (58, MA YUAN WEST ST., TAICHUNG, null, null, TW)
Claims:

I claim:



1. A treading exerciser comprises: a base frame, a first treadle plate, a second treadle plate, a hydraulic pressure control device, a first power control device, and a second power control device, the base frame having a front support frame, a rear support frame, and a connection panel connected to the front support frame and the rear support frame, a first sleeve disposed on an end of the first treadle plate, a first pivot shaft inserted through the first sleeve, a second sleeve disposed on an end of the second treadle plate, a second pivot shaft inserted through the second sleeve, the hydraulic pressure control device disposed on the connection panel, the first power control device connected to the hydraulic pressure control device and the first treadle plate, the second power control device connected to the hydraulic pressure control device and the second treadle plate, an adjustment shaft inserted through the hydraulic pressure control device, and a control rod disposed on the adjustment shaft.

2. The treading exerciser as claimed in claim 1, wherein a post is disposed on the front support frame.

3. The treading exerciser as claimed in claim 2, wherein a counter and a button are disposed on the post.

4. The treading exerciser as claimed in claim 1, wherein the hydraulic pressure control device has an outer cylinder, an inner cylinder engaging with the outer cylinder, a piston disposed in the outer cylinder, a rotating cover surrounding the inner cylinder, an inner interior defined between the outer cylinder and the piston, and the adjustment shaft passing through the rotating cover and the piston.

5. The treading exerciser as claimed in claim 4, wherein a first oil channel is formed between the first power control device and the hydraulic pressure control device, a second oil channel is formed between the second power control device and the hydraulic pressure control device, and the first oil channel communicates with the second oil channel.

Description:

BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION

[0001] The present invention relates to a treading exerciser. More particularly, the present invention relates to a treading exerciser which can adjust a damping force according to a treading power of a user.

[0002] A conventional treading exerciser cannot be adjusted to vary a damping force according to a treading power of a user. The user cannot adjust an angle of elevation of the conventional treading exerciser if it is necessary.

SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION

[0003] An object of the present invention is to provide a treading exerciser which can adjust a damping force according to a treading power of a user.

[0004] Another object of the present invention is to provide a treading exerciser which can adjust an angle of elevation.

[0005] Accordingly, a treading exerciser comprises a base frame, a first treadle plate, a second treadle plate, a hydraulic pressure control device, a first power control device, and a second power control device. The base frame has a front support frame, a rear support frame, and a connection panel connected to the front support frame and the rear support frame. A first sleeve is disposed on an end of the first treadle plate. A first pivot shaft is inserted through the first sleeve. A second sleeve is disposed on an end of the second treadle plate. A second pivot shaft is inserted through the second sleeve. The hydraulic pressure control device is disposed on the connection panel. The first power control device is connected to the hydraulic pressure control device and the first treadle plate. The second power control device is connected to the hydraulic pressure control device and the second treadle plate. An adjustment shaft is inserted through the hydraulic pressure control device. A control rod is disposed on the adjustment shaft.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

[0006] FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a treading exerciser of a preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention;

[0007] FIG. 2 is a top plan view of a treading exerciser of a preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention;

[0008] FIG. 3 is an elevational view of a treading exerciser of a preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention;

[0009] FIG. 4 is a sectional assembly view of a hydraulic pressure control device, a first power control device, and a second power control device of a preferred embodiment in accordance with the present invention;

[0010] FIG. 4A is a top plan view of a hydraulic pressure control device in FIG. 4;

[0011] FIG. 5 is a partially sectional view of FIG. 4;

[0012] FIG. 6 is another partially sectional view of FIG. 4;

[0013] FIG. 7 is a sectional assembly view of a hydraulic pressure control device, a first power control device, and a second power control device of a preferred embodiment while a damping force is small;

[0014] FIG. 7A is a top plan view of a hydraulic pressure control device in FIG. 7;

[0015] FIG. 8 is a partially sectional view of FIG. 7;

[0016] FIG. 9 is another partially sectional view of FIG. 7;

[0017] FIG. 10 is a sectional assembly view of a hydraulic pressure control device, a first power control device, and a second power control device of a preferred embodiment while an angle of elevation is smallest;

[0018] FIG. 10A is a top plan view of a hydraulic pressure control device in FIG. 10;

[0019] FIG. 11 is a sectional assembly view of a hydraulic pressure control device, a first power control device, and a second power control device of a preferred embodiment while an angle of elevation is largest; and

[0020] FIG. 11A is a top plan view of a hydraulic pressure control device in FIG. 11.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION

[0021] Referring to FIGS. 1 to 11, a treading exerciser comprises a base frame 1, a first treadle plate 2, a second treadle plate 3, a hydraulic pressure control device 6, a first power control device 4, and a second power control device 5.

[0022] The base frame 1 has a front support frame 11, a rear support frame 12, and a connection panel 13 connected to the front support frame 11 and the rear support frame 12.

[0023] A first sleeve 21 is disposed on an end of the first treadle plate 2.

[0024] A first pivot shaft 15 is inserted through the first sleeve 21.

[0025] A second sleeve 31 is disposed on an end of the second treadle plate 3.

[0026] A second pivot shaft 18 is inserted through the second sleeve 31.

[0027] The hydraulic pressure control device 6 is disposed on the connection panel 13.

[0028] The first power control device 4 is connected to the hydraulic pressure control device 6 and the first treadle plate 2.

[0029] The second power control device 5 is connected to the hydraulic pressure control device 6 and the second treadle plate 3.

[0030] A post 14 is disposed on the front support frame 11. A counter 16 and a button 17 are disposed on the post 14.

[0031] An adjustment shaft 66 is inserted through the hydraulic pressure control device 6.

[0032] A control rod 661 is disposed on the adjustment shaft 66.

[0033] The hydraulic pressure control device 6 has an outer cylinder 64, an inner cylinder 67 engaging with the outer cylinder 64, a piston 664 disposed in the outer cylinder 64, a rotating cover 61 surrounding the inner cylinder 67, an inner interior 68 defined between the outer cylinder 64 and the piston 664, and the adjustment shaft 66 passing through the rotating cover 61 and the piston 664.

[0034] A first oil channel 41 is formed between the first power control device 4 and the hydraulic pressure control device 6 to receive a hydraulic pressure oil 7.

[0035] A second oil channel 51 is formed between the second power control device 5 and the hydraulic pressure control device 6 to receive the hydraulic pressure oil 7.

[0036] The first oil channel 41 communicates with the second oil channel 51.

[0037] The rotating cover 61 has an embossed annular portion 63 and an inner threaded portion 62.

[0038] The outer cylinder 64 has an outer threaded portion 65 engaging with the inner threaded portion 62 of the rotating cover 61.

[0039] When the rotating cover 61 rotates upward, the piston 664 will move upward and a lot of hydraulic pressure oil 7 will enter the inner interior 68 of the outer cylinder 64. Then an angle of elevation of the first treadle plate 2 and an angle of elevation of the second treadle plate 3 will be small.

[0040] The adjustment shaft 66 has a threaded end 662 inserted in a spacing 663 between the first oil channel 41 and the second oil channel 51.

[0041] The threaded end 662 of the adjustment shaft 66 has a plurality of spacings 663.

[0042] The hydraulic pressure oil 7 enters the second oil channel 51, the inner interior 68 of the outer cylinder 64, and the first oil channel 41.

[0043] When the adjustment shaft 66 moves upward, a room of the spacing 663 becomes large so that a damping force becomes small.

[0044] The invention is not limited to the above embodiment but various modification thereof may be made. Further, various changes in form and detail may be made without departing from the scope of the invention.