Link D8

Link D8

The Jack of All Trades

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
  • Optional rear rack and fenders
Photo may show optional accessories.
20" wheels
Around Town

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

Momentum Magazine


Product Reviews

Calgary Herald

" ...that surprised me with its functionality and rideability (it even easily took my panniers on the solid back rack) and I can see the bike being useful in many situations."

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"La Link D8 es sin duda alguna, la mejor opción en su horquilla de precio, que podríamos considerar gama media. Si hablamos del aspecto estético, el upgrade, en mi humilde opinión, es plenamente acertado."

[The Link D8 is undoubtedly the best choice in the middle price range. If we talk about aesthetics, the upgrade, in my humble opinion, is fully successful.]

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Turbo Bob's Bicycle Blog

"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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The Samosaurus Chronicles

"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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”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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"For such a solid folding bike, these bikes are light weight and portable enough when folded to transport easily during your commute. Each bike rolls along on sturdy 20" wheels, which are more than capable of handling any city street, back country roads and scenic bike paths for weekend rides."

Read the full comparison of the Link bikes here.


"At first glance, the handle bar hinge seems a bit overkill with two bolt clamps and locking joint surfaces, but rolling downhill proves why they are there: complete stiffness. I kept pedaling to go faster and make the frame flex and just could not get the bike to give."

Read the complete review of the Link D8 here.


"With the Link D8 you get a solidly built frame, decent components, and nice bonuses like fenders and a rear rack. It is a folding bike that's built for daily use, commuting and leisure rides."

Watch the video review of the Link D8 here.


General Info
Wheel Size:
20" wheels

26.7 lb

Folding Time:
10 sec
Folding Size:
15" x 31.1" x 28.3"
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 Rider Weight:
243 lb
Link, aluminum, patented OCL Joint and DoubleTruss technology, Igus bearings
Integrated, hi-tensile steel
Physis 3D, 3D forged construction, 4 patented technologies
Fixed QR
Flux, cartridge bearings, dual-seal technology
Flat bar, 6061-AL
Grip/Bars Tape:
BioLogic Ergo, dual-density Kraton
Velo Sport
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
High profile, doublewall
Schwalbe Citizen, 42-406, KevlarGuard puncture protection, Reflex
SRAM MRX Comp, 8 spd
Rear Derailleur:
Neos 1.0, low-profile design, RapidRise
Cold-forged 6061 aluminum crank arms, hand-polished
8 spd, 12-32T
Bottom Bracket:
Cartridge, sealed bearings
8 spd
Folding, alloy body
Shifter Cable & Housing:
Aluminum, Dacromet bolt
Clip System:
Magnetix 2.0
Luggage Socket:
RP Chromeplastic, stainless hardware (option)
"Opt 2: Portage Rack, Trolley Rack compatible"