Link C8

Link C8

The People's Choice

The Link C8 brings our core technologies to a bike with an amazing price and even better ride. With unique folding technology, versatile gearing, and comfortable tires, the C8 is the People’s Choice. It folds fast, and folds small—so that it’s always easy to tuck away or take with you.

  • Entry-level price with advanced Tern technology, including the super-stiff Physis™ 3D handlepost
  • Folds in 10 seconds—put it under your desk or take it on the subway
  • 20” wheels make it easy to stop-and-go on busy streets
  • Wide 8-speed gearing for climbing hills and racing through the city
  • Fold and store indoors for the best theft protection
  • Options: rack, fenders, and integrated lighting with electricity-generating hub
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Black
Dark Blue
Dark Red
Gunmetal
Off-White
20" wheels
Around Town
Entry-Level

Technology

Product Reviews

Outside

Folding bikes tend to excel at either folding or riding. The Link nails both.

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Calgary Herald

A few clicks and folds can get you from riding to carrying…

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Radwelt

Mit diesem Mobilitätslückenfüller par excellence macht das Pendeln mit Bus und Bahn Freude.

[With this “mobility gap filler,” commuting by bus or train is pure joy.]

Aktiv Radfahren

Der Faltvorgang ist modern und einfach.

[The folding process is modern and simple.]

Abendblatt

Es ist einfach ein ideales Stadtrad, ein Stattrad eben. Nicht nur zum Bahnfahren.

[…an ideal city bike, an all-in-one kind of bike. Not just for traveling by train or bus.]

WIRED

Tern bikes in general are well appointed, and feature some impressive construction that makes for a comfortable ride that rivals more expensive folders.

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NYCEWheels

For such a solid folding bike, these bikes are light weight and portable enough when folded to transport easily during your commute.

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Specifications

General Info
Color:
Black
Dark Blue
Dark Red
Gunmetal
Off-White
Wheel Size:
20" wheels
Speeds:
1 x 8
Weight:

12.8 kg (28.2 lb)

Folding Size:
39.5 x 80 x 73 cm (15.6" x 31.5" x 28.7")
Folding Time:
10 sec
Frame Sizes:
One size
Gear Inches:
35" - 95" (2.78 - 7.57 m)
Distance: Seatpost to Handlebar:
620 mm (24.4")
Distance: Saddle to Pedal:
Min: 700 mm (27.6") Max: 960 mm (37.8")
Suggested Rider Height:
142 - 190 cm (4'8" - 6'3")
Max Load Weight:
105 kg (230 lb)
Frame
Frame:
Tern Link, aluminum, FBL 2 Joint, 3 patented technologies
Fork:
Integrated, hi-tensile steel
Cockpit
Handlepost:
Tern Physis 3D, 3D forged, 5 patented technologies
Stem:
Fixed height, forged QR
Headset:
Flux, cartridge bearings, Physis integrated
Handlebar:
Flat bar, 6061-AL
Grips/Bar Tape:
BioLogic Ergo, Kraton
Saddle:
Velo Comfort
Seatpost:
SuperOversize, 6061-AL, micro-adjust clamp
Seatpost Clamp:
SuperOversize, 6061-AL
Brakes
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
Wheels
Front Hub:
Mini, aluminum; Opt: BioLogic Joule II dynamo
Rear Hub:
8 spd, aluminum
Spokes and Nipples:
Stainless steel
Rims:
Aluminum
Tires:
Impac BigPac, 50-406, Reflex
Transmission
Shifter(s):
Shimano 1 x 8 spd, twist
Rear Derailleur:
Shimano Tourney TX
Crankset:
Forged 6061 aluminum, 52T
Cassette/Freewheel:
Shimano 8 spd, 11-30T
Bottom Bracket:
Two-piece
Chain:
8 spd
Pedals:
Folding, alloy body
Shifter Cable & Housing:
SP
Bells & Whistles
Bell:
Aluminum
Kickstand:
Deluxe center mount
Clip System:
Magnetix 2.0
Luggage Socket:
Yes
Front Light:
Opt: Trelock mini
Rear Light:
Opt: Deluxe LED
Fenders:
Opt: RP Chromeplastic, stainless hardware
Rack(s):
Optional