Bicycles and equipment used in competition across the different disciplines are at the forefront of the latest technology. The rules governing the use of equipment aim to ensure both the safety of riders and the fairness of competition while at the same
time making the most of the advantages that technological evolution can bring to cycling.
Clarification of the Technical Regulation
Frames and forks approval
All the information concerning the approval procedure for frames and forks is available in the following document.
Below are the documents necessary to ensure that the approval procedure runs smoothly as defined in the Protocol.
OpenTrust Users' Guide
The FAQ document answers the most common questions regarding the approval.
Below you will find the regularly updated list of approved models of frames and forks.
Wheels approval ( since 2016)
Approval protocol for wheels
Wheels approval (2000 - 2015)
Non-standard wheels in conformity with Article 1.3.018 (until 31.12.2015)
Prototype Equipment Approval Procedure
Application form for submission of a prototype equipment
Telemetry Approval Procedure
Telemetry Application form
UCI List riders 1.90m tall or taller
The link below presents the 3D measuring device from Hexagon Metrology used to allow the dimensional compliance of the frames and forks.
Bike Measurement Station
Test Report from Microbac Laboratories