Physical Testing For Bicycles




A range of regulatory and bespoke testing methods for pedal bikes and their related parts. Testing for load, stress and volume to ensure product longevity and fit for purpose.



The global bicycle market


With an annual global production exceeding 100 millions units, the bicycle market is growing every year. Bicycles and bicycle parts are manufactured and traded all over the world and need to meet the regulatory requirements for the global markets in which they will be distributed in.


Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services have the global resources to help manufacturers, importers and distributors of bicycle and bicycle products to comply with a large range of safety regulations to reduce risks throughout the whole supply chain.



Product safety testing standards


BS EN ISO 8098:2014

Safety requirements for bicycles for young children


BS EN ISO 4210 Parts 1 to 9

Safety requirements for city and trekking, young adult, mountain and racing bikes



Ecodesign services 


Bicycles are considered as one of the greenest forms of transportation. But are your bikes as green as they seem to be?


Our ecodesign experts can measure the real environmental footprint of your products –taking into account their whole life cycle, from procurement to end-of-life. We can also recommend environmental improvements through your whole supply chain; improvements which can bring you increased profitability and improved brand image.


What products can we test?


Bureau Veritas’ services include a host of testing to ensure whatever your requirements we have the ability to ensure a rigorous approach with a fast turnaround.


We can carry out testing on the complete product or on specific parts of the bicycle including: frames, forks, drive chain, steering, reflectors, saddles, pedals, wheels, tyres and much more....


Our machinery is modular, which means we can tailor to any bespoke testing requirement, or the regulatory industry standard, as required by our clients.









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