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EN 14766 CERTIFICATION

The CHANGE MTB frame meets the highest standards of the European Committee for Standardization (CEN).

Unlike most folding bikes, the CHANGE frame is the ONLY folding design to achieve European Standard (EN) 14766 certified, which applies to Mountain frame, including folding frames.

This guarantees that cables will not be damaged when the frame is folded and also guarantees that the locking mechanism shall not loosen or unlock unintentionally during riding.

 

EN 14766 certification also involves the passing of the following tests, which were carried out by the esteemed Societe Generale de Surveillance (SGS):

Test Clauses EN 14766 Euro MTB Test Method Result
4.8.2 Frame and Front Fork Assembly-Impact Test (Falling Mass) 22.5kg Striker, Drop Height 360mm Pass
4.8.3 Frame and Front-Fork AssemblyàImpact Test (Falling Frame) 80kg Mass, 300mm Drop Height Pass
4.8.4 Fatigue Test with Pedaling Forces Downward Force 1,200N, 100,000 Test Cycles Pass
4.8.5 Fatigue Test with Horizontal Forces Force +1200N -600N, 50,000 Test Cycles Pass
4.8.6 Fatigue Test with a Vertical Forces Vertical Downward Force 1,200N, 50,000 Test Cycles Pass

Test Clauses EN 14781 Euro 700C Test Method Result
4.8.2 Frame and Front Fork Assembly-Impact Test (Falling Mass) 22.5kg Striker, Drop Height 212mm Pass
4.8.3 Frame and Front-Fork AssemblyàImpact Test (Falling Frame) 70kg Mass, 2 impacts Pass
4.8.4 Fatigue Test with Pedaling Forces Downward Force 1,100N, 100,000 Test Cycles Pass
4.8.5 Fatigue Test with Horizontal Forces Force +600N -600N, 100,000 Test Cycles Pass

The meeting of these exacting standards guarantees that the CHANGE is not only sturdy and stable for a folding frame, but also that riders can feel as safe using this frame as they would on any other mountain bike.