Mandatory requirements have been established to ensure that bicycles supplied in the market meet certain minimum standards.
About the standard
- meet design and performance requirements to ensure they are safe and roadworthy
- have warning labels
- come with an owner's manual.
The standard sets out minimum conditions for the design, assembly and performance of pedal bicycles (in relation to handlebars, seats, brakes etc).
It applies to:
- new pedal bicycles
- partially assembled pedal bicycles and
- sub-assemblies of pedal bicycles
that have a wheel base of 640mm or greater and are supplied by a retailer, importer, distributor or manufacturer.