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BS EN 14781-2005 Racing bicycles - Safety requirements and test methods

Standard Number:  BS EN 14781-2005
Title:  Racing bicycles - Safety requirements and test methods
Language:  English
Publication Date:  2006/1/16
Execute Date:  2006/1/16
Adopted International Standard:  EN 14781-2005,IDT
Status:  Current
International Classification for Standards (ICS)ROAD VEHICLES ENGINEERING>>cycles
Publisher:  British Standards
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Number of Pages:84P.;A4   

Preface:Cycles, Outdoor sports equipment, Equipment safety, Performance, Design, Cycle and motorcycle components, Performance testing, Instructions for use, Maintenance, Safety measures, Dimensions, Brakes, Braking system components, Cycle frames, Cycle forks, Cycle pedals, Handlebars, Vehicle reflectors, Mechanical testing, Marking  
Description:This European Standard specifies safety and performance requirements for the design, assembly and testing of racing bicycles and sub-assemblies, and lays down guidelines for manufacture's instructions on the use and care of such bicycles. This European Standard applies to racing bicycles intended for high-speed amateur use on public roads, and on which the saddle can be adjusted to provide a maximum saddle height of 635 mm or more. This European Standard does not apply to mountain bicycles and to specialised types of racing bicycle such as tandems or bicycles designed and equipped for use in sanctioned competitive events. NOTE For bicycles with a saddle height of ≤ 435 mm see EN 71 and with a maximum saddle height of more than 435 mm and less than 635 mm see EN 14765.  
Overview: BS EN 14781:2005 covers the test methods applicable in the design and manufacture of racing bikes.  It was developed to ensure the strength and durability of individual parts as well as of the bicycle as a whole, demanding high quality throughout and consideration of safety aspects from the design stage onwards.This European Standard specifies safety and performance requirements for the design, assembly and testing of racing bicycles and sub-assemblies, and lays down guidelines for manufactures instructions on the use and care of such bicycles.BS EN 14781:2005 applies to racing bicycles intended for high-speed amateur use on public roads, and on which the saddle can be adjusted to provide a maximum saddle height of 635 mm or more.This European Standard does not apply to mountain bicycles and to specialised types of racing bicycle such as tandems or bicycles designed and equipped for use in sanctioned competitive events.For bicycles with a saddle height of ≤ 435 mm see EN 71 and with a maximum saddle height of more than 435 mm and less than 635 mm see EN 14765.  
Cross References:ISO 1101; ISO 5775-1; ISO 5775-2; ISO 7636; ISO 9633; EN 71; ISO 3452; ISO 3452-2; ISO 3452-3; ISO 3452-4; ETRTO; Standards manual 2002; ETRTO; Recommendations 2002  
File Format:  PDF(Acrobat Reader) or Word version doc Document
File Size:  767KB
Tile in English:  Racing bicycles - Safety requirements and test methods

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