MYBIKE 2019/02

THESE ARE THE TESTING METHODS OF MYBIKE

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Here you can read the major facts about the MYBIKE test procedures for bicycles and e-bikes

MYBIKE perform bicycle and pedelec tests in the field as well as in the internal test lab. Each bicycle is measured and weighed by us, all parts are identified and documented. In the case of pedelecs we also record the weight distribution on front and rear wheel which gives information on the riding behaviour of the bicycle. The laboratory values are determined on measuring and testing systems of Zedler-Institut für Fahrradtechnik und -Sicherheit.

Subsequently, a test run is made with all bicycles on a standardized test round to test the drive, the comfort and the riding behaviour. There is a specific rating catalogue for each bicycle type. The results from the laboratory and the riding tests are noted down in a protocol which results in the individual score for the following categories as well as in the overall rating.

COMFORT Decisive for this value are handlebars, fittings, suspension elements, tyres and saddle. We judge the quality of the parts and the subjective riding impression.

SAFETY Especially in the case of bicycles designed to transport luggage we test riding behaviour and stability with and without defined test load on the luggage carrier. The frames and forks of e-bikes are mounted to a specific testing system of Zedler-Institut. In addition, we test and rate the quality of the brake and lighting systems.

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Author: MYBIKE


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