This specification provides testing requirements for qualifying designs using production forks intended for use in Condition 1 per Classification F2043. It covers the compression load test, bending load test, impact resistance test, and fatigue plus impact test for bicycle forks.
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1.1 This standard establishes testing requirements for qualifying designs using production forks intended for use in Condition 1 per Classification F2043.
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
F2273 Test Methods for Bicycle Forks
bending; bicycle; compression; condition 1; fatigue; fork; impact; structural test;
ICS Number Code 43.150 (Cycles)
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