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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.

31 Kingsland Grange, Woolston, Warrington, WA1 4RW, Cheshire, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1925 854 360 Fax: +44 (0)1925 851 654
Email: [email protected]

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.

Testing services include  Comparison/benchmarking testing
 Client bespoke specifications
 Physical/mechanical testing  Chemical testing
 Life/reliability testing of components incl:  Documentation review
Frames, Forks, Saddles, Seat Posts,
Handlebars, Stems, Cranks and Pedals

Global capabilities for hardlines testing

Bicycle testing is just one of the services we offer as part of our hardlines programme. We offer full
testing packages for a wide range of products, with dedicated hardline and mechanical laboratories
located in the major sourcing regions around the world.

Bureau Veritas CPS provides a wide range of innovative solutions for companies looking to protect their
brand, manage risk and save cost. We help our clients improve their regulatory compliance, the quality
of their products and the efficiency of their supply chain.

Bureau Veritas CPS hardlines testing capable laboratories

China Japan Singapore United Kingdom
France Korea Taiwan United States
Germany Malaysia Thailand Vietnam
Indonesia Mexico Turkey

If you would like to hear more about our bicycle testing or to enquire about
any of our other services, you can contact one of our experienced team on:

31 Kingsland Grange, Woolston, Warrington, WA1 4RW, Cheshire, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1925 854 360 Fax: +44 (0)1925 851 654
Email: [email protected]

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