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Bicycles Compliance Services

For safe and quality cycle products

Business Challenge

With an annual global production exceeding 100 millions units, the bicycle market is growing. Bikes are manufactured and traded all over the world and need to meet the regulatory requirements for the multiple markets in which they will be distributed. Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services have the global resources to help manufacturers, importers and distributors of bikes to comply with a large range of safety regulations and to reduce risks throughout their whole supply chain.

Solution

Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services UK (Warrington, Cheshire) are a UKAS accredited laboratory providing safety and compliance testing services for bicycles. We can help you assess if your cycles meet the required regulation and industry standards including BS EN 14766, BS EN 14764, BS EN 14765 and BS EN 14781.

We can carry out testing on the complete product or on specific parts of the bicycle including braking system, frame & forks, drive chain, steering system, saddles, pedals, wheels, tyre, mudguards, etc. Our technical experts can help you determine which standards you need to meet in order to access the markets of your choice, assist you in interpreting testing reports, provide product design evaluations and offer training solutions for your staff.

Why Choose Bureau Veritas?

Test Packages: We can work with you to offer package testing solutions to reduce the cost of your testing

Experience you can rely on: With a successful 30 year history, we have the experience to deal with a wide variety of testing and compliance in a fast and accurate way.

Specialist Services: We are the only UKAS accredited laboratory in the UK to offer testing on full bicycles and bicycle parts.

Global capability: With over 60,000 staff (over 11,000 dedicated towards consumer products) in more than 140 countries, we have the resources to support your business.

Technical Knowledge: Our consultants participate in the development of industry and regulatory standards worldwide, keeping you and us at the forefront of changes in safety requirements and testing methods. 

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

  • For which regulations do you test for?

    We can help you assess if your cycles meet the required regulations and industry standards including:

    * BS 6102 – Safety requirements for bicycles
    * EN 14766 – Mountain bicycles
    * EN 14764 – City and trekking bicycles
    * EN 14781 – Racing Bicycles
    * EN 14765 – Bicycles for young children

  • Do you provide ecodesign solutions for bicycles

    Yes. Our ecodesign experts can measure the real environmental footprint of your pedal cycles – 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.

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Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services

0845 4596201; outside the UK +44 (0)1925 854 360

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