Image Number 6 for United States Patent #7980607.
An impact absorbing member comprises a first main body and a second main body. The first main body comprises a first partial tube wall and first flange members. The second main body comprises a second partial tube wall and second flange members. The first flange members are joined with the respective second flange members in a discontinuous manner along the axial direction of the tube. In at least one segment where the first flange members and the second flange members are not joined in the axial direction of the tube, spaces are formed between ends part of a first partial tube wall side of the first flange members and end parts of a second partial tube wall side of the second flange members.