(19)
(11)EP 2 028 095 A3

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT APPLICATION

(88)Date of publication A3:
24.11.2010 Bulletin 2010/47

(43)Date of publication A2:
25.02.2009 Bulletin 2009/09

(21)Application number: 08014940.4

(22)Date of filing:  22.08.2008
(51)Int. Cl.: 
B62M 7/02  (2006.01)
(84)Designated Contracting States:
AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MT NL NO PL PT RO SE SI SK TR
Designated Extension States:
AL BA MK RS

(30)Priority: 24.08.2007 JP 2007219070

(71)Applicant: Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha
Shizuoka-ken Shizuoka 438-8501 (JP)

(72)Inventor:
  • Kakuta, Wataru
    Iwata-shi, Shizuoka-ken 438-8501 (JP)

(74)Representative: Grünecker, Kinkeldey, Stockmair & Schwanhäusser Anwaltssozietät 
Leopoldstrasse 4
80802 München
80802 München (DE)

  


(54)Motorcycle


(57) The present invention relates to a motorcycle comprising: an exhaust system (6) extending in moving direction of the motorcycle rearward from an engine (3) mounted to a body frame (2) of the motorcycle; a fuel tank (4) mounted to the body frame (2) above the engine (3); and a seat (5) mounted to the body frame (2) to be positioned behind the fuel tank (4); the exhaust system (6) having a bent portion extending upward from a position below the seat toward the seat and then bending downward; and a heat insulating plate (30) being disposed in a space between the bent portion and the seat (5) so as to cover the bent portion.