STANDARTINFORM prepared review of standards in the run-up to the World Motorcycle Day that is held on June 18, 2018.
GOST 6253-78 on test methods of motorcycles and motor scooters, motorbikes is nowadays relevant standard but it was changed in the 80th.
Methods described in this standard apply to inspection and check of build quality, testing on fuel efficiency, determination of fuel level and radio interference. Document also states that during testing period it is not allowed to make random change of tune-up, uncontrolled repair, fueling and other influences affecting technical condition.
GOST 26584-85 is applicable to helmets for motorcycles that are not used in motor sports. Helmets are divided into the following types: I – helmets of open type, providing protection of higher part of the head of a driver and passenger; II – helmets of closed type, providing additional protection of lower part of the face. Helmets should be manufactured from the 54th to 62nd sizes. Meanwhile each helmet can correspond to two related sizes.
GOST 29307-92 describes method of identification of fuel consumption. This document gives definition of weight of a motorcycle. Two types of testing were also described in this standard: measurement of average fuel consumption during driving cycle and measurement of fuel consumption at a steady speed.
GOST 41.57-99 is applied to uniform provisions concerning the approval of headlamps for motor cycles and vehicles treated as such ( tricycles, quadricycles). Headlights construction should ensure their proper functioning under normal conditions of use despite vibration that they can experience.
GOST R 41.41-2001 covers noise made by two-wheeled motorcycles maximum speed of which is more than 50 km/h. This standard also introduces definition of muffler as full set of elements necessary for reduction of noise. Muffler should be designed and constructed so that it was resistant to corrosion.