• EN 14764 : 2005

    Superseded A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

    CITY AND TREKKING BICYCLES - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS

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    Superseded date:  06-11-2021

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    Published date:  13-01-2013

    Publisher:  Comite Europeen de Normalisation

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    Table of Contents - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Foreword
    Introduction
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Requirements and test methods
      4.1 Brake tests and strength tests - Special
           requirements
           4.1.1 Definition of brake tests
           4.1.2 Definition of strength tests
           4.1.3 Numbers and condition of specimens for
                  the strength tests
           4.1.4 Accuracy tolerances of test conditions for
                  brake tests and strength tests
      4.2 Sharp edges
      4.3 Security and strength of safety-related fasteners
           4.3.1 Security of screws
           4.3.2 Minimum failure torque
           4.3.3 Folding bicycles
      4.4 Crack detection methods
      4.5 Protrusions
           4.5.1 Requirement
           4.5.2 Test method
      4.6 Brakes
           4.6.1 Braking-systems
           4.6.2 Hand-operated brakes
           4.6.3 Attachment of brake assembly and cable
                  requirements
           4.6.4 Brake-block and brake-pad assemblies - Security test
           4.6.5 Brake adjustment
           4.6.6 Hand-operated braking-system - Strength test
           4.6.7 Back-pedal braking system
           4.6.8 Braking performance
           4.6.9 Brakes - Heat-resistance test
      4.7 Steering
           4.7.1 Handlebar - Dimensions
           4.7.2 Handlebar grips and plugs
           4.7.3 Handlebar stem - Insertion-depth mark or
                  positive stop
           4.7.4 Handlebar stem-extension to fork-stem -
                  Clamping requirements
           4.7.5 Steering stability
           4.7.6 Steering assembly - Static strength and security
                  tests
           4.7.7 Handlebar and stem assembly - Fatigue test
      4.8 Frames
           4.8.1 Suspension-frames - Special requirements
           4.8.2 Frame and front-fork assembly - Impact
                  test (falling mass)
           4.8.3 Frame - Fatigue test with pedalling forces
           4.8.4 Frame - Fatigue test with a vertical force
      4.9 Front fork
           4.9.1 General
           4.9.2 Means of location of the axle and wheel retention
           4.9.3 Suspension-forks - Special requirements
           4.9.4 Front fork - Static bending test
           4.9.5 Front fork - Rearward impact test
           4.9.6 Front fork - Bending fatigue test
           4.9.7 Forks intended for use with hub- or disc-brakes
      4.10 Wheels and wheel/tyre assembly
           4.10.1 Rotational accuracy
           4.10.2 Wheel/tyre assembly - Clearance
           4.10.3 Wheels - Static strength test
           4.10.4 Wheels - Wheel retention
           4.10.5 Wheels - Quick-release devices
      4.11 Rims, tyres and tubes
           4.11.1 Tyre inflation pressure
           4.11.2 Tyre and rim compatibility
           4.11.3 Rim-wear
      4.12 Mudguards
           4.12.1 Requirement
           4.12.2 Stage 1: Test method - Tangential obstruction
           4.12.3 Stage 2: Test method - Radial force
      4.13 Pedals and pedal/crank drive system
           4.13.1 Pedal tread
           4.13.2 Pedal clearance
           4.13.3 Pedal/pedal-spindle assembly - Static strength test
           4.13.4 Pedal-spindle - Impact test
           4.13.5 Pedal/pedal-spindle - Dynamic durability test
           4.13.6 Drive-system - Static strength test
           4.13.7 Crank assembly - Fatigue test
      4.14 Saddles and seat-pillar
           4.14.1 General
           4.14.2 Limiting dimensions
           4.14.3 Seat-pillar - Insertion-depth mark or positive stop
           4.14.4 Saddle/seat pillar
           4.14.5 Saddle - Static strength test
           4.14.6 Saddle and seat-pillar clamp - Fatigue test
           4.14.7 Seat-pillar - Fatigue test
      4.15 Drive-chain
      4.16 Chainguard
           4.16.1 Requirement
           4.16.2 Chain-wheel disc diameter
           4.16.3 Chain protective de
           4.16.4 Combined front gear-change guide
      4.17 Spoke protector
      4.18 Luggage carriers
      4.19 Handling and operation of a fully-assembled bicycle
           4.19.1 Requirement
           4.19.2 Test method
      4.20 Lighting systems and reflectors
           4.20.1 Lighting and reflectors
           4.20.2 Wiring harness
      4.21 Warning device
    5 Manufacturer's instructions
    6 Marking
      6.1 Requirement
      6.2 Durability test
           6.2.1 Requirement
           6.2.2 Test method
    Annex A (informative) Explanation of the method of least
                          squares for obtaining line of best
                          fit and +/-20 % limit lines for
                          braking performance linearity
    Annex B (informative) Steering geometry
    Annex C (informative) Structural integrity of the fully
                          assembled bicycle
    Annex D (informative) Wheel/tyre assembly - Fatigue test
    Bibliography

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Defines safety and performance requirements for the design, assembly, and testing of bicycles and sub-assemblies intended for use on public roads, and lays down guide lines for instructions on the use and care of such bicycles.

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS EN 15918 : 2011 CYCLES - CYCLE TRAILER - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    S.R. CEN/TR 16041:2010 BICYCLES - REPLIES TO REQUESTS FOR INTERPRETATION OF EN 14764
    S.R. CEN/TR 16043:2010 BICYCLES - REPLIES TO REQUESTS FOR INTERPRETATION OF EN 14766
    DIN EN 14872:2006-04 BICYCLES - ACCESSORIES FOR BICYCLES - LUGGAGE CARRIERS
    BS PD CEN/TR 16044 : 2010 BICYCLES - REPLIES TO REQUESTS FOR INTERPRETATION OF EN 14781
    S.R. CEN/TR 16042:2010 BICYCLES - REPLIES TO REQUESTS FOR INTERPRETATION OF EN 14765
    BS PD CEN/TR 16041 : 2010 BICYCLES - REPLIES TO REQUESTS FOR INTERPRETATION OF EN 14764
    DIN EN 15918 E : 2013 CYCLES - CYCLE TRAILERS - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    CEN/TR 16041 : 2010 BICYCLES - REPLIES TO REQUESTS FOR INTERPRETATION OF EN 14764
    BS PD CEN/TR 16043 : 2010 BICYCLES - REPLIES TO REQUESTS FOR INTERPRETATION OF EN 14766
    I.S. EN 15918:2011 CYCLES - CYCLE TRAILERS - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    CEN/TR 16042 : 2010 BICYCLES - REPLIES TO REQUESTS FOR INTERPRETATION OF EN 14765
    UNI CEN/TR 16042 : 2010 BICYCLES - REPLIES TO REQUESTS FOR INTERPRETATION OF EN 14765
    UNI CEN/TR 16043 : 2010 BICYCLES - REPLIES TO REQUESTS FOR INTERPRETATION OF EN 14766
    UNI CEN/TR 16044 : 2010 BICYCLES - REPLIES TO REQUESTS FOR INTERPRETATION OF EN 14781
    UNI EN 15918 : 2013 CYCLES - CYCLE TRAILERS - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    CEN/TR 16043 : 2010 BICYCLES - REPLIES TO REQUESTS FOR INTERPRETATION OF EN 14766
    UNI CEN/TR 16041 : 2010 Bicycles - Replies to requests for interpretation of EN 14764
    S.R. CEN/TR 16044:2010 BICYCLES - REPLIES TO REQUESTS FOR INTERPRETATION OF EN 14781
    CEN/TR 16044 : 2010 BICYCLES - REPLIES TO REQUESTS FOR INTERPRETATION OF EN 14781
    BS EN 14872 : 2006 BICYCLES - ACCESSORIES FOR BICYCLES - LUGGAGE CARRIERS
    EN 15918:2011+A2:2017 CYCLES - CYCLE TRAILERS - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
    EN 14872 : 2006 BICYCLES - ACCESSORIES FOR BICYCLES - LUGGAGE CARRIERS
    I.S. EN 14872:2006 BICYCLES - ACCESSORIES FOR BICYCLES - LUGGAGE CARRIERS
    BS PD CEN/TR 16042 : 2010 BICYCLES - REPLIES TO REQUESTS FOR INTERPRETATION OF EN 14765
    DIN EN 15918:2013-04 CYCLES - CYCLE TRAILERS - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    ISO 7636:1984 Bells for bicycles and mopeds Technical specifications
    ISO 1101:2017 Geometrical product specifications (GPS) — Geometrical tolerancing — Tolerances of form, orientation, location and run-out
    ISO 9633:2001 Cycle chains — Characteristics and test methods
    ISO 5775-1:2014 Bicycle tyres and rims Part 1: Tyre designations and dimensions
    ISO 3452-3:2013 Non-destructive testing Penetrant testing Part 3: Reference test blocks
    ISO 5775-2:2015 Bicycle tyres and rims Part 2: Rims
    ISO 3452-2:2013 Non-destructive testing Penetrant testing Part 2: Testing of penetrant materials
    ISO 3452-4:1998 Non-destructive testing Penetrant testing Part 4: Equipment
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