Active Standard ASTM F2868 | Developed by Subcommittee: F08.10
Book of Standards Volume: 15.07
This specification covers general testing requirements for the structural performance properties of Condition bicycle frames. Included are requirements for establishing loads and other criteria to be used with the matching test method. Performance requirements for the bicycle frame shall be in accordance with the methods of Test Methods F2711 which include the Horizontal Loading Fatigue Test, Vertical Loading Fatigue Test, and the Impact Strength Test.
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1.1 This standard establishes testing requirements for the structural performance properties of Condition 2 bicycle frames.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
1.3 This standard is applicable to adult size suspension and non-suspension bicycle frames.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
F2043 Classification for Bicycle Usage
F2711 Test Methods for Bicycle Frames
ICS Number Code 43.150 (Cycles)