Verge X18

Verge X18

The Blue Streak

The Verge X18 may look small but you won’t know it when you’re in the saddle. From the cockpit through the drivetrain to the ultra-strong 20 in Kinetix™ Pro X Aero wheels, the Verge X18 delivers a complete road bike experience in a bike that fits under your desk.

  • Kinetix™ Pro X drop bars with Shimano 2×9 STI
  • Shimano Capreo rear hub for an extra-small rear cassette (and 28 – 109 gear inches)
  • Shimano Ultegra derailleur for crisp and precise shifting
  • Kinetix Pro X Aero rims with patented Rolf Paired Spoke design
  • Bladed spokes and near-frictionless American Classic front hub
  • Hydroformed Tarsus™ fork with room for internal cable routing
  • Folds compactly in 10 seconds for storage and transport
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Chrome/Cobalt Blue
20" wheels
Urban Performance
Top-Tier

The Verge X18―nicknamed ‘Blue Streak’―can perform as fast as a road bike.

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Technology

Product Reviews

Bike Radar

The Tern Verge X18 barrels up to speed nicely and has little trouble maintaining its pace.

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PortaPedal Bike

Super lightweight at only 22.9 pounds, the X18 will keep up with—or even overtake—any full-size road bike.

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The Washing Machine Post

…incorporates some impressive frame technology that allows it to behave as if it has big wheels…

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Cycling Plus

…a 10.4 kg speedster that folds down to 16.5×30.28in in just 30 seconds…

Tagesspiegel

Klein, aber oho: Nebenbei vereint es die Fahreigenschaften eines normalen Rennrads mit den Vorzügen eines Klapprades.

[Small but powerful: it combines the riding characteristics of a normal road bike with the advantages of a folding bike.]

Cykloservis

…the acceleration is almost addictive.

Urban Cycling

…der kunstvoll geschwungene Rahmen ist eine Augenweide.

[…the artfully curved frame is a feast for the eyes.]


Specifications

General Info
Color:
Chrome/Cobalt Blue
Wheel Size:
20" wheels
Speeds:
2 x 9
Weight:

10.4 kg (22.9 lb)

Folding Size:
42 x 77 x 71 cm (16.5" x 30" x 28")
Folding Time:
30 sec
Frame Sizes:
One size
Gear Inches:
28" - 109" (2.21 - 8.70 m)
Distance: Seatpost to Handlebar:
Min: 610 mm (23.6") Max: 660 mm (26")
Distance: Saddle to Pedal:
Min: 670 mm (38.2") Max: 950 mm (37.4")
Suggested Rider Height:
142 - 190 cm (4'8" - 6'3")
Max Load Weight:
105 kg (230 lb)
Frame
Frame:
Tern Verge, hydroformed 7005-Al w/ smooth TIG welding, 3 patented technologies
Fork:
Tarsus, 6061-AL, hydroformed
Cockpit
Handlepost:
Tern Physis 3D, 3D forged, 5 patented technologies
Stem:
Syntace VRO, adjustable, Built for Tern
Headset:
Flux Pro, angular contact bearings, Physis integrated
Handlebar:
Kinetix Pro X Drop, 7050-AL, 42 cm, multi-butted, compact drop, for VRO
Grips/Bar Tape:
Velo
Saddle:
Kore Road Performance
Seatpost:
Stasis by Syntace, 7050-AL, hard-anodized
Seatpost Clamp:
Syntace OverLock
Brakes
Front Brake:
Kinetix, dual pivot caliper
Rear Brake:
Kinetix, dual pivot caliper
Brake Levers:
Shimano Sora STI
Brake Cable & Housing:
Jagwire, anti-compression housing, slick cables, Slick Lube liner, alloy ferrules
Wheels
Front Hub:
Kinetix Pro by American Classic
Rear Hub:
Shimano Capreo
Spokes and Nipples:
Sapim CX-Sprint Bladed, custom forged
Rims:
Kinetix Pro X Aero, 6061-T10 aluminum, Patented Rolf paired spoke design
Tires:
Schwalbe Durano, 28-406, foldable, puncture protection, 120 psi
Transmission
Shifter(s):
Shimano STI, 2 x 9
Front Derailleur:
Shimano Sora
Rear Derailleur:
Shimano Ultegra
Crankset:
FSA Gossamer, 53/39T, MegaEVO BB386, Built for Tern
Cassette/Freewheel:
Shimano Capreo, 9-26T, 9 spd
Bottom Bracket:
FSA BB386
Chain:
FSA, 9 spd
Shifter Cable & Housing:
Jagwire LEX-SL, slick treatment, alloy ferrules
Bells & Whistles
Bell:
Aluminum
Clip System:
Magnetix 2.0
Luggage Socket:
Yes
Rear Light:
BioLogic TailLight