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Revision of ISO norms approved after public enquiry

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Published on 07/09/21 by Sébastien Paternotte
The following committee drafts of ISO/TC 149/SC 1 « Cycles and major sub-assemblies » have been approved after public enquiry.

Cycles — Safety requirements for bicycles —

 

Part 1: Terms and definitions

Scope : This part of ISO 4210 specifies terms and definitions related to safety and performance requirements for the design, assembly, and testing of bicycles and sub-assemblies having saddle height as given in Table 1. This part of ISO 4210 does not apply to specialized types of bicycle such as delivery bicycles, recumbent bicycles, tandems, BMX bicycles, and bicycles designed and equipped for use in severe applications such as sanctioned competition events, stunting, or aerobatic manoeuvres.

NOTE For bicycles with a maximum saddle height of 435 mm or less, see ISO 8124-1, and with a maximum saddle height of more than 435 mm and less than 635 mm, see ISO 8098.

Table 1 — Maximum saddle height

 

 

 

Dimensions in millimetres

Bicycle type

City and trekking bicycles

Young adult bicycles

Mountain bicycles

Racing bicycles

Maximum saddle height

635 or more

635 or more and less than 750

635 or more

635 or more

 

Part 2: Requirements for city and trekking, young adult, mountain and racing bicycles

Scope : This part of ISO 4210 specifies safety and performance requirements for the design, assembly, and testing of bicycles and sub-assemblies having saddle height as given in Table 1, and lays down guidelines for manufacturer’s instructions on the use and care of such bicycles.  This part of ISO 4210 applies to young adult bicycles with maximum saddle height of 635 mm or more and less than 750 mm, city and trekking bicycles, mountain bicycles, and racing bicycles that have a maximum saddle height of 635 mm or more including folding bicycles (see Table 1 and Figure 1). This part of ISO 4210 does not apply to specialized types of bicycle, such as delivery bicycles, recumbent bicycles, tandems, BMX bicycles, and bicycles designed and equipped for use in severe applications such as sanctioned competition events, stunting, or aerobatic manoeuvres.

NOTE - For bicycles with a maximum saddle height of 435 mm or less, see ISO 8124-1, and with a maximum saddle height of more than 435 mm and less than 635 mm, see ISO 8098.

Table 1 — Maximum saddle height

 

 

 

Dimensions in millimetres

Bicycle type

City and trekking bicycles

Young adult bicycles

Mountain bicycles

Racing bicycles

Maximum saddle height

635 or more

635 or more and less than 750

635 or more

635 or more

Part 3: Common test methods

Scope : This part of ISO 4210 specifies the common test methods for ISO 4210-2.

Part 4: Braking test methods

Scope : This part of ISO 4210 specifies the braking test methods for ISO 4210-2.

Part 5: Steering test methods

Scope : This part of ISO 4210 specifies the steering test methods for ISO 4210-2.

Part 6: Frame and fork test methods

Scope : This part of ISO 4210 specifies the frame and fork test methods for ISO 4210-2.

Part 7 : Wheels and rims test methods

Scope : This part of ISO 4210 specifies the wheels and rims test methods for ISO 4210-2.

Part 8: Pedal and drive system test methods

Scope : This part of ISO 4210 specifies pedal and drive system test methods for ISO 4210-2.

Part 9: Saddle and seatpost test methods

Scope : This part of ISO 4210 specifies saddle and seat-post test methods for ISO 4210-2.

If you would like to participate in the further development of submit your comments on these standards, please contact Sébastien Paternotte (sebastien.paternotte@agoria.be).

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