All about bicycles, electric-assisted bikes, technology and safety in the press

In our daily work as we deal with bicycle safety, technology and user manuals we come across lots of safety risks. The most frequent ones are published in articles of the leading German special-interest magazines TOUR – Europas Rennrad-Magazin Nr. 1, BIKE – Das Mountainbike Magazin Europas Nr. 1 and E-Bike – Das Pedelec-Magazin to make this information important for the sector accessible to a wider public.

For many years now the Eurobike Show Daily accompanying the annual international Eurobike Show has given us the opportunity to publish our perspective on major developments in the cycle industry in full-page articles.

We also speak regularly in independent lectures about all topics relating to bicycle technology and bicycle market. In addition, we are regularly cited by further special-interest magazines or trade journals as well as more and more by radio and television and in their media reports, which shows us that we are completely right with our information. The section NEWS informs you about the latest news from our specialist fields. The reports and publications of this section are listed chronologically or according to topics of interest. 2018/03/08
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Third test lab put into operation by Zedler-Institut

One and a half years after the move into the new building the test engineers of Zedler-Institut took into operation the third lab in the energy-efficient building at the beginning of the year. The testing systems of the category Safety, for ex. the new pedal and bell testing systems as well as the roller for wheels, are located in the new lab.

Zedler test lab roller-type test stand

The high internal standards of Zedler-Institut, such as constant climatic conditions, high load-carrying capacity and vibration reduction of the floor as well as bright radiant LED illumination for crack detection, have now been realised for the rotating tests as well.

As usual at the Zedler-Institut, these testing systems are full in-house developments and it goes without saying that their range of functions covers the relevant standards. They also offer the possibility to perform tests according to the intended purpose of use that may go far beyond the tests specified in the standards. Experience has shown that often enough the natures of loss which are known from thousands of analysed failures on the road or in the terrain can only be reproduced with supplementary test procedures.

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Photo: Zedler

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