Straddle-type vehicle

Véhicule du type monté à califourchon



To increase the stiffness of a main pipe to enable the main pipe stably to support an engine, a main pipe (10) comprises an intermediate pipe (11) extending above an engine (20) in a longitudinal direction and substantially in a horizontal direction, a front pipe (12) extending forwardly downwardly of the engine (20) from a front end of the intermediate pipe (11), and a rear pipe (13) extending rearwardly downwardly of the engine (20) from a rear end of the intermediate pipe (11). The rear pipe (13) can be curved arcuately in a manner to go around a pivot shaft (41) forwardly downward from a rear side thereof and the engine (20) can be connected to a lower end side of the rear pipe (13).




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