Standardization in the field of cycles, their components and accessories with particular reference to terminology, testing methods and requirements for performance and safety, and interchangeability.

Excluded :

  • chains and tooth profile;
  • tyres, rims and valves;
  • toy cycles.


"Cycle" means any vehicle which has at least two wheels and is propelled solely or mainly by the muscular energy of the persons on that vehicle, in particular by means of pedals or hand-cranks.

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published ISO standards *

related to the TC and its SCs

of which 10 under the direct responsibility of ISO/TC 149


ISO standards under development *

related to the TC and its SCs


Participating countries


Observing countries

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 149/SC 1 Cycles and major sub-assemblies Sub committee

* The convener can be reached through the secretariat (See contact information below)

Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 149

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 149 :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 1 Screw threads ISO
ISO/TC 22 Road vehicles ISO
ISO/TC 31 Tyres, rims and valves ISO
ISO/TC 31/SC 10 Cycle, moped, motorcycle tyres and rims ISO
Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 149

ISO/TC 149 can access the documents of the committees below :

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 31/SC 10 Cycle, moped, motorcycle tyres and rims ISO
Organizations in liaison
Acronym Title Liaison type
EC - European Commission European Commission B
UNECE United Nations Economic Commission for Europe B
WCO World Customs Organization B
Date Month Location TC/SC Note
19-23 June 2017 Aveiro (Portugal) ISO/TC 149/SC 1  
23 June 2017 Porto (Portugal) ISO/TC 149  

* Information definite but meeting not yet formally convened
** Provisional

ISO/TC 149 - Secretariat

DIN Germany
DIN Deutsches Institut für Normung e.V.
Am DIN-Platz
Burggrafenstrasse 6
D-10787 Berlin

Tel: +49 30 26 01-0
Fax: +49 30 26 01 12 31

Secretariat direct:
Mr Michael Gäbel
Tel: +49 30 2601-2182
Fax: +49 30 2601-42182