The proposed amendments would make minor changes to certain requirements to reflect the development of new technologies, designs, and features in bicycles

Finale Rule: May 13, 2011

Effective Date: June 13, 2011


CPSC amended its bicycle regulations to make minor changes to the existing regulations to reflect new technologies, designs, and features in bycycles by clarifying that certain provisions or testing requirements do not apply to specific bicycles or bicycle parts. The manedments also clarify several ambiguous and confusing provisions. The final rule also corrects typographical errors and removes an outdated reference.


View the Bicycles Final Rule


Related Resources

Business Education: Bicycle Requirements


Historical Documents

Bicycle Requirements Proposed Rule

Previous Bicycle Requirements Rule (1995)