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Title 16Chapter IISubchapter CPart 1512Subpart A → §1512.11


Title 16: Commercial Practices
PART 1512—REQUIREMENTS FOR BICYCLES
Subpart A—Regulations


§1512.11   Requirements for wheels.

(a) Spokes. There shall be no missing spokes.

(b) Alignment. The wheel assembly shall be aligned such that no less than 1.6 mm ( 116 in.) clearance exists between the tire and fork or any frame member when the wheel is rotated to any position.

(c) Rims. Rims shall retain the spokes and tire when side-loaded with 2000 N (450 lbf) and tested in accordance with the rim test, §1512.18(j). Sidewalk bicycles need not meet this requirement.

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