Tern Link D8 Folding Bike

Tern Link D8 Folding Bike
Tern Link D8 Folding Bike
Tern Link D8 Folding Bike
Tern Link D8 Folding Bike
Tern Link D8 Folding Bike
"It can be stowed away easily in any small apartment closet. The price point also makes it an attractive choice."
—Momentum Magazine
Manufacturer: Tern

Link D8 Folding Bike

"It can be stowed away easily in any small apartment closet. The price point also makes it an attractive choice."
—Momentum Magazine

We call the Link D8 the Jack of All Trades because it’s good at everything. Dress it up with racks, fenders, and lights for a commute. Or keep it simple and light for weekend rides. It also plays well with other forms of transport – ten seconds and the bike is folded to bring aboard a bus, train, ferry, or the trunk of your car. The Link D8 is your ticket to instant transportation.

  • Ample 8-speed gearing for easy-maintenance versatility
  • Physis™ 3D handlepost, OCL™ frame joint and DoubleTruss™ technology for an unbeatably stiff ride
  • Neos 1.0 derailleur with a low profile to protect it from knocks and bumps
  • Bomb-proof wheels built with Sapim spokes
  • Schwalbe Citizen tires with Kevlar puncture protection
  • Folds in under 10 seconds to fit under a desk
  • Standard rear rack and fenders

Link D8 Features

Physis™ 3D Handlepost: The new benchmark

Four patented technologies and unique manufacturing technology add up to the strongest, stiffest handlepost available. The Physis uses a special manufacturing process called 3D forging, which forms the post from a single piece of aluminum, eliminating all welds.

N-Fold™ Technology: The faster fold

With N-Fold Technology, Tern bikes fold small and fast—in three easy steps. It’s simple enough for anybody to master. And with the handlepost folded to the outside of the package, Tern bikes can also roll when folded for easy transport.

OCL™ Frame Joint: Advanced folding technology

The key to any folding bicycle is the frame, and specifically, the folding joint at the heart of the frame. Done well, it locks the two halves of the frame together without any hint of movement or sound. It should be easy to operate and work flawlessly year after year. The OCL Joint does all of these things and is a new reference in folding frame technology.

DoubleTruss™ Technology: Stiffer by design

The rear half of Tern frames use a patented 3D structure we call DoubleTruss to build in extra stiffness. It helps resist torsional forces so our bikes flex less. That means increased stiffness and much better power transfer from the pedals to the rear wheel. The proof’s in the ride.

Schwalbe Citizen Tires: Urban gear

Smooth rolling, check. Puncture protection, check. 3M reflective sidewalls, check.

Neos Rear Derailleur: Shift different

Designed specifically for small-wheeled bicycles, the Neos derailleur serves up lightning-fast, precise shifts and is well protected from damage with its unique mounting design.

Magnetix™ 2.0: Keep it together

The Magnetix 2.0 uses powerful magnets to keep your bike folded for situations like carrying your bike up and down stairs. With a pull force 10-15 Kgf, the Magnetix 2.0 will keep your bike folded even when being jostled and moved about.

Luggage Socket™: Carry more stuff

Fix the Tern Luggage Truss to the Luggage Socket and you can plug in your choice of front luggage: rack, basket, or bag. If it’s KlickFix compatible, it’ll work.

More detail on items above: "A CLOSER LOOK AT THE LINK D8"

Link D8 Specifications

General Info
Color white green
Wheel Size 20" wheels
Speeds 8
Weight 26.7 lb
Folding Size 15" x 31.1" x 28.3"
Folding Time 10 sec
Frame Sizes One size
Gear Inches 32" - 85"
Distance: Seatpost to Handlebar Min: 23.2" Max: 24.8"
Distance: Saddle to Pedal Min: 27.6" Max: 37.8""
Suggested Rider Height 4'8" - 6'3"
Max Load Weight 110 kg (243 lb)
Frame Link, aluminum, patented OCL Joint and DoubleTruss technology, Igus bearings
Fork Integrated, hi-tensile steel
Handlepost Physis 3D, 3D forged construction, 4 patented technologies
Stem Fixed QR
Headset Flux, cartridge bearings, dual-seal technology
Handlebar Flat bar, 6061-AL
Grips/Bar Tape BioLogic Ergo, dual-density Kraton
Saddle Velo Sport
Seatpost SuperOversize, 6061-AL, micro-adjust clamp
Seatpost Clamp SuperOversize, 6061-AL
Front Brake V, aluminum, linear spring
Rear Brake V, aluminum, linear spring
Brake Levers V, aluminum bracket/lever
Brake Cable & Housing Anti-compression housing, slick cables
Front Hub: Mini, aluminum, QR
Rear Hub: Formula, 8 spd cassette, QR
Spokes and Nipples: Sapim Leader, stainless steel, brass nipples
Rims: High profile, doublewall
Tires: Schwalbe Citizen, 42-406, KevlarGuard puncture protection, Reflex
Shifter(s) SRAM MRX Comp, 8 spd
Rear Derailleur: Neos 1.0, low-profile design, RapidRise
Crankset Cold-forged 6061 aluminum crank arms, hand-polished
Cassette/Freewheel 8 spd, 12-32T
Bottom Bracket Cartridge, sealed bearings
Chain 8 spd
Pedals Folding, alloy body
Shifter Cable & Housing SP
Bells and Whistles
Bell Aluminum
Clip System Magnetix 2.0
Luggage Socket Yes
Rear Light BioLogic TailLight
Kickstand Aluminum, Dacromet bolt
Fenders RP Chromeplastic, stainless hardware (option)
Racks "Opt 2: Portage Rack, Trolley Rack compatible"

Note: These are our standard model specifications. The specifications for your country may differ slightly. We do our best to ensure that the specifications listed here accurately reflect the exact parts found on our production bikes. However, component changes do occur for various reasons and there may be brief delays on site updates. We reserve the right to make component changes without prior notification, which may cause discrepancies with the information listed on the web.

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