eLink

eLink

The Live Wire

When your commute is a little longer or hills stand in the way, going electric is just the ticket. With a 250 W mid-motor and 374 Wh battery for a range up to 50 km (30 mi) and speeds up to 25 km/h (15 mph), our new eLink combines a terrific ride, foldability, and e-power. Welcome to the world of portable electric mobility.

  • Folds in 10 seconds or less to fit on trains, in cars, and under desks
  • Resizes in seconds to fit a wide range of riders
  • 20” wheels make it easy to stop-and-go on busy city streets
  • Folds small but rides like a full-size bike
  • Electric-assisted Shimano Nexus 7-speed internal drivetrain for increased range and speed and comfort
  • 36V lithium battery with 374 Wh for a range of up to 50 km (30 mi)
  • Full fenders, rear rack, chainguard, and front/rear electric lights
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Black/Grey/Silver
White/Grey/Green
20" wheels
Electric
Mid-Range

...use it to quicken your commute with electrical assistance or climb hills with ease.

CNET

Technology

Product Reviews

Camper Journal

Das Tern elink D7i ist ein stabiles und sehr hochwertiges elektrisches Faltrad mit hohem Sicherheitsfaktor.

[The Tern elink D7i is a stable and very high-quality electric folding bike with a high safety factor.]

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CNET

[Tern] has melded a motor with physical gears to create a vehicle that rides ridiculously smoothly.

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Stuttgarter Zeitung / Nachrichten

Wer sich nur auf den öffentlichen Nahverkehr oder das Auto verlässt, braucht eine Menge Zeit, Geld und Geduld. (…) Nur so zu fahren, das kannste total knicken. Da ist es viel besser, ein Rad zu falten.

[Everybody has to find out his optimal mode of transportation. Using a foldable bike in combination with public transports seems highly recommendable.]

ElektroRad

Das Fahrgefühl ist sehr angenehm. Als Fahrer fühlt man sich zu keinem Zeitpunkt unsicher oder wacklig. Das Rad ist voll ausgestattet mit Licht, Schutzblech und Gepäckträger und somit gut einsetzbar in der Stadt.

[The riding experience is awesome. The rider feels always safe and stable on this bike. It is fully equipped with lights, fenders and rack, so it covers all the ways in the city.]

Frankfurter Allgemeine

…das eLink D7i machte den Eindruck, das steifste Faltrad zu sein, das je gefahren wurde.

[…the eLink D7i seems to be the stiffest folding bike driven so far.]

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VDI Nachrichten

Das Klapprad im Kofferraum oder auch im ÖPNV erlaubt spontanes Umsteigen—sei es zum schnellen Überbrücken der letzten Pendler-Meile oder um interessante Gegenden zu erkunden, einen Termin oder den letzten Zug trotz Stau zu erreichen.

[A folding bike lets you spontaneously change your mode of transport—bridge the last mile when commuting, explore interesting areas, or make the last train despite a traffic jam.]

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Manager Magazin

Für Städte mit ebener Topographie ist es ein prima Partner im Berufsverkehr.

[In cities with flat terrain, it’s a fantastic rush-hour companion.]

Specifications

General Info
Color:
Black/Grey/Silver
White/Grey/Green
Wheel Size:
20" wheels
Speeds:
1 x 7
Weight:

21.7 kg (47.8 lb)

Folding Size:
38 x 79 x 72 cm (15" x 31.1" x 28.3")
Folding Time:
10 sec
Frame Sizes:
One size
Gear Inches:
35" - 86" (2.79 - 6.83 m)
Distance: Seatpost to Handlebar:
Min. 660 mm (26") Max: 710 mm (28")
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, OCL joint, 3 patented technologies
Fork:
Aluminum 6061
Cockpit
Handlepost:
Tern Physis 3D, 3D forged, 5 patented technologies
Headset:
Flux, cartridge bearings, dual-seal technology
Handlebar:
Flat bar, 6061-AL
Grips/Bar Tape:
BioLogic Ergo, dual-density Kraton
Saddle:
Velo Comfort, non-slip textured cover
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
Rear Hub:
Shimano Nexus 7
Spokes and Nipples:
Stainless steel, brass nipples
Rims:
Aluminum, Double Wall, Wear Indicator
Tires:
Schwalbe Big Apple, 55-406, 20x2.15, KevlarGuard puncture protection, Reflex
Transmission
Shifter(s):
Shimano Nexus, 1 x 7 spd
Crankset:
Cold-forged 6061 aluminum crank arms, hand-polished
Cassette/Freewheel:
17T
Bottom Bracket:
Cartridge, sealed bearings
Chain:
408H, 3/32"
Pedals:
Folding, alloy body, anti-slip
E-System
Motor:
Bafang BBS Drive, 36 V/250 W, max speed 25 kph
Battery:
Bafang 374 Wh, w/ lock
Display:
Bafang, 4 mode selectable, walk assist
Range:
up to 40 - 50 km
Bells & Whistles
Bell:
Nuvo N+1
Kickstand:
eLink center mount
Clip System:
Magnetix 2.0
Luggage Socket:
Yes
Front Light:
Herrmans, H-Diver black reflector
Rear Light:
Herrmans
Fenders:
SKS Fenders
Rack(s):
Portage 20 rack, KlickFix compatible