With our SAFETY testing systems we simulate in fast motion the loads acting on bicycles and e-bikes during the ride; that’s how we test fatigue, impact as well as overload resistance of bicycle components. These tests often erroneously referred to as breaking tests allow an objective determination of the service life without extensive assembly or thousands of miles of test rides on different terrains which are very time-consuming.
We perform the tests in accordance with the latest standards and ISO standards in force, with the Zedler-Institut criteria of the Advanced or Advanced Plus standards as well as with your individual specifications. For bicycles, no matter whether road, trekking, city bike or pedelec, you can choose between single-step and multi-step tests as well as test blocks.
Comparable to the crash tests of the automotive industry we simulate with these tests overloads and shocks, as they arise as a result of foreseeable misuse or riding mistakes.
The same applies to framesets, bicycle group sets and individual components which are tested by us for overload and shock resistance as well as for fatigue behaviour.
Take advantage of our experience: Every team member of Zedler-Group is an active bicycle tester in his/her leisure time and sometimes even beyond normal use. That’s why we know from our own experience that the standards currently in force do not cover all fields of use of many bicycles and pedelecs. The wealth of experience from thousands of expert reports and the analyses of bicycle damage is reflected in our realistic testing systems and test methods.
Possible defect scenarios which would remain undetected with tests in accordance with the standard are included in our complementary tests.