Link C7

The Basic One

Travel by bicycle has one often overlooked benefit — you keep your own schedule. No listening to traffic reports or leaving an hour earlier or later to get parking. The portable Link C7 goes one step further because it also folds and comes inside with you so you’ll never need to wonder if it’ll still be there when it’s time to head to your next stop.

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FBL 2 Frame Joint

Strong, Secure, Built to Last

The FBL 2 Joint incorporates the best features and patented technology from the award-winning OCL design: forged construction, interlocking interfaces, and patented Floating Point technology to avoid damage in transit. The FBL also incorporates Igus™ bearings in the construction so that the joint is always smooth and easy to operate. No planned obsolescence here – we’ve planned in serviceability: if ever the bearings need replacement, it’s an easy ten minute job by a dealer.

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Stronger by Design

Folding bikes have a sometimes deserved reputation for flexy frames. All Tern frames feature patented DoubleTruss technology which turns the rear half of the frame into a three dimensional truss so that it’s much more resistant to torsional forces.

Traditional bike frame seat stays start at the seat tube to create the rear half of the bike. On Tern bikes, the seat stays form a rigid triangle with the seat tube to fashion a continuous structure that extends to the rear axle.

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Q-Lock Handlepost

Quick Locking

The Q-Lock is strong: it exceeds tough European EN standards for strength and durability. The Q-Lock is also safe and easy to use. Close the handlepost lever and the AutoLock engages, holding the lever in the locked position. Forged 6061 aluminum.

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Schwalbe Citizen Tires with K-Guard Puncture Protection

Take Me Home

The Citizen is everything you want in a great tire, and more. A solid all-around 20 inch city and touring tire offering superior riding dynamics and road feedback. Constructed of Schwalbe Basic Compound (SBC) with a dense 50 epi carcass, 65 psi max pressure and K-Guard puncture protection. The enhanced Kevlar protective layer is strong and safe and elastic. That means smoother running and a higher level of protection. In other words, a real nice tire.

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General Info
Black/Cobalt Blue
White/Cobalt Blue
Wheel Size: 20 inch wheels
Speeds: 7
Weight: 12.4 kg (27.3 lb)
Folding Time: 10 sec
Folding Size: 34 x 85 x 65 cm (13.4" x 33.5" x 25.6")
Frame Sizes: One size
Gear Inches: 37" - 73"
Distance: Seatpost to Handlebar: Min: 600 mm (23.6") Max: 650 mm (25.6")
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 Rider Weight: 110 kg (243 lb)
Frame: Link, aluminum, patented FBL 2 Joint and DoubleTruss technology, Igus bearings
Fork: Hi-tensile steel
Handlepost: Q-Lock, forged aluminum, patented
Stem: Telescope, 6061-AL
Headset: Cartridge
Handlebar: Flat bar, 6061-AL
Grip/Bars Tape: BioLogic Ergo, Kraton
Saddle: Comfort
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
Rear Hub: 7 spd, aluminum
Spokes and Nipples: Stainless steel, brass nipples
Rims: Aluminum
Tires: Schwalbe Citizen, 42-406, KevlarGuard puncture protection
Shifter(s): Shimano 7 spd.
Rear Derailleur: Shimano RD-FT35
Crankset: Cold-forged 6061 aluminum crank arms, hand-polished
Cassette/Freewheel: Shimano 7 spd., 14-28T
Bottom Bracket: Two-piece
Chain: 7 spd.
Pedals: Folding, alloy body
Shifter Cable & Housing: SP
Bell: Aluminum
Kickstand: Aluminum, Dacromet bolt
Clip System: Magnetix 2.0
Luggage Socket: Yes
Fenders: RP Chromeplastic, stainless hardware (option)
Rack(s): BioLogic Portage Rack (option)
Camper Vans
February 1, 2015

"Schön verarbeitet, steht sauber da (...). Auch der Faltmechanismus klappt einfach und schnell."

[=Beautifully finished and attractive (...). Also, the folding mechanism works easily and quickly.]
June 6, 2013

"La primera sorpresa que me llevé fue el proceso de armado y desarmado. Es rápido, es simple, no demanda fuerza ni pericia mecánica alguna El segundo punto clave fue la cantidad y calidad de regulaciones de que dispone, al punto que podés ir de una posición “cruiser” urbana a una posición “race” de velocidad en segundos"

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Turbo Bob's Bicycle Blog
March 22, 2013

"Modern folding bikes (the better ones) are rock-solid, fun-riding everyday bikes. Add in a reasonable price point and you have the Tern Link D8. Here is a bike you can enjoy and ride as your only bike in the stable. It’s light, stores and secures easily, has many gears and rides great. It fits a wide varieties of body sizes and styles. t looks sleek and has some nice pieces. It is just one great little bike."

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March 3, 2013

"I’ve lived with the Tern Link D8 for the last year, and put close to 1000 miles on it in total, so what has it been like? Well, it’s on road manners are surprisingly full-size bike like. I’ve never noticed any instability from the front-end, and the rear of the bike is planted even in the worst conditions. It really is a nice ride."

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January 27, 2013

"Si tomamos el número de velocidades, los modelos comparables en otras marcas, superan en casi 100 € el precio de la D8, por tomar un punto de referencia. La Link D8 es una bicicleta magnífica en cuanto a relación calidad / precio."

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Folding Bikes
January 26, 2013

"In the folding bike world, if you’re looking for a multifunctional, affordable, durable bike the Tern Link D8 is a great choice. The comfort and ride is great whether it’s your first time on the bike or whether you’ve been using it for months. I’ve had a blast using my bike instead of the bus at Duke, and it’s led to some great conversations with people I never would have met otherwise."

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Men's Journal
October 1, 2012

"Think choosing a space-saving, easy-carrying fold-up bike presents to many compromises? Test drive this aluminum-framed folder, which boasts the solid ride of a full size bike-and the gadgetry of one, too."

The Samosaurus Chronicles
September 26, 2012

"I see the future in Tern Bicycles as the company continues to progress with their award-winning designs. As for the Link P9, this is one bike that you can use for your daily exercise, short distance commute and it has the capabilities of being upgraded for touring and bikepacking. For its firmness, solid lock-up and handling, I would give this bike a two thumbs-up."

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June 1, 2012

"Folding bikes tend to excel at either folding or riding. The Link nails both. Its hinges are seamless and sturdy, and the fold-down process is so intuitive that you can do it in less time than it takes to say 'Hold that bus!'"

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May 29, 2012

”La bicicleta Link P9 es una versión con otientación deportiva de la gama intermedia de las plegables de 20" de Tern, comparte la mayoria de los componentes del modelo P18 de la plataforma tope de gama Verge.“

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