ASTM F2711 - 08(2012)
Standard Test Methods for Bicycle Frames
Significance and Use
5.1 These tests are used to verify the durability and strength of a bicycle frame.
1.1 These test methods establish procedures for conducting tests to determine the structural performance properties of bicycle frames.
1.2 These test methods describe mechanical tests for determining the following performance properties:
1.2.1 Frame Fatigue—Horizontal Loading,
1.2.2 Frame Fatigue—Vertical Loading, and
1.2.3 Frame Impact Strength.
1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
E4 Practices for Force Verification of Testing Machines
ICS Number Code 43.150 (Cycles)
Referencing This Standard
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ASTM F2711-08(2012), Standard Test Methods for Bicycle Frames, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2012, www.astm.org
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