A closer look at the Node D8

N-Fold™ Technology

De kunst van het snelle vouwen

Dankzij de N-FOLD Technologie laat je TERN zich eenvoudig en ergonomisch vouwen. In enkele seconden verandert je TERN in een com-pact pakket, dat op zijn eigen wielen rolt.

OCL™ Frame Joint

Hightech –vouwtechnologie

Onze hightech frame-scharnier is stabiel en stijf. Vakkundig gefreesd en door de vakhandel te onderhouden, om jarenlang mee te kunnen. Wrijving-arme igus® glijlagers garanderen prob-leemloos vouwen. De hevel laat zich vlak op het scharnier klappen en zorgt zo voor bescherming bij transport.
Stronger by Design
Making the hinge taller and moving the pivoting surfaces outward from the center axis more than doubles overall strength and stiffness. It’s a difference you’ll feel from your very first ride.
Smooth Operation
The patented design puts four igus® bearings between the aluminum and stainless steel moving parts so the folding action is always smooth and friction-free.
Interlocking Joint
The front and rear joint surfaces lock together to eliminate torsional movement.
Easy to Use
Large rounded surfaces on the lever and joint bodies are easy on your hands and allow good leverage for easy operation.
Doubly Safe
Close the lever and the AutoLok automatically locks in place, for extra, easy security.
Floating Point Technology
Patented technology allows the lever to fold flat and brace against the joint for protection in transit.
Serviceable
Good things are built to last and that’s why the OCL Joint is designed to be dealer serviceable. We keep every part in stock and if your bearings ever wear out, your dealer can replace them in a few minutes.
Precision-Machined
A machining tolerance of only 50 microns ensures a tight fit and eliminates looseness and rattling.
Stainless Steel Hardware
Cold-worked stainless delivers the durability and reliability needed for daily riding in all weather conditions.

DoubleTruss™ Technology

Extra stijf dankzij 3D constructie

Af en toe- denk aan een hangbrug- zijn de meest functionele constructies ook de mooiste. Onze DoubleTruss (tm) frameconstructie is de perfecte verbinding tussen vorm en functie: ontdek het als je de lichte en elegante TERN uitvouwt.

Physis™ 3D Handlepost

De maat voor stabiliteit en stevigheid

Niet minder dan vier onafhankelijke patenten zijn bij de ontwikkeling van de extra stevige stuurpen verkregen. Daarmee is elke ver- draaiing tijdens het rijden praktisch uitgesloten. De stuurpen is 3D- gesmeed uit een stuk alu-minium, dus geen lasnaden of zwakke punten. Onze veiligheidsknop fixeert de stuurpen auto-matisch, op het moment dat de hevel gesloten wordt. Zo is je vouwfiets blind te vertrouwen.
No Flex
To eliminate flex, the Physis uses a massive joint knuckle and a post that gradually tapers from thick at the base to thin. Moreover, it has 150% more clamping height between the fork steerer and the handlepost than common designs.
Flux Technology
The base of the Physis is machined so it functions as the upper race of the headset. This patented direct integration contributes to the incredible stiffness of the design.
Interlocking Halves
Joint surfaces lock together to improve torsional stiffness. We've fine-tuned the shape to virtually eliminate squeaks.
Redundant Double Bolts
Two bolts clamp the Physis to the fork steerer for improved safety.
igus® Bearings
The patented design puts sliding bearings between the moving parts so the folding action is always smooth and friction-free.
Large, Smooth Lever
Large rounded surfaces are easy on your hands and provide good leverage for easy operation.
AutoLok Technology
Close the lever and it automatically locks in place, for extra, easy security—using an aluminum pin.
Floating Point Technology
Patented technology allows the lever to fold flat and brace against the joint for protection in transit.
SpringLock Technology
Patented SpringLock technology holds the adjustment rod firmly in place so the locking lever is always properly tensioned and can never vibrate loose.
Serviceable
Good things are built to last and that’s why the Physis is designed to be fully dealer serviceable. We keep every part in stock and replacing the bearings can be done in minutes.
TriSeal Design
Three rubber seals keep weather out and the headset bearings functioning smoothly.
Precision-Machined
A machining tolerance of only 50 microns ensures a tight fit and eliminates looseness and rattling.

Andros™ Stem

Instellen, klaar!

Zonder gereedschap te verstellen, lichter en ergonomischer dan zijn voorganger, maar net zo stijf. Stel hem in op je ideale zitpositie- in enkele seconden. Ook bijzonder: de VALO™ 2 koplamp kan er perfect in geïntegreerd worden.
Quick Release
Patented quick-release, tool-free design is easy to operate.
TwinStem Design
The Andros design uses two stems, spaced widely apart for excellent torsional stiffness.
Fits the Family
Accommodates riders of all sizes so one bike can be shared by multiple riders.
Forged Construction
The patented design is FEA optimized and fully forged for maximum strength with minimum weight.
Built to Last
Stainless hardware and brass bushings for long-term durability.

Swept-Back Handlebars

Dutch-style comfort

When you ride around the city, you want to take it all in. Our swept-back handlebars let you sit comfortably upright so you can see everything that goes by. And a more natural grip position is extra kind on your wrists.

Velo Ergonomic LockOn Grips

Be kind to your hands

ErgoLock grips are nice and wide for excellent palm support so your hands can relax during the ride. They also lock in place on the handlebars so they’re always in the correct position, unlike non-locking grips which tend to rotate out of position.

Shimano 1.5W Dynamo Hub

Solar, wind, hydro...

This lightweight hub generates electricity to power your bike lights. Beyond creating your own green power, you'll be able to strike a few things from your to-do list because you'll never have to replace batteries on your lights or worry about recharging. Shimano's design ensures rotational smoothness and long life thanks to a clever internal sleeve that shuts out water, mud, and dirt.

Schwalbe Big Apple Tires

Cush for your tush

Big Apples are special because they’re fast rolling AND super comfy. Sounds hard to believe but you’ll just have to take them for a ride to become a believer.
Faster Rolling
Wide tires roll better than skinny tires at the same tire pressure. Yes, it’s true! Big Apples are extra special because they use a light and flexible tread and sidewall for extra low rolling resistance.
Wide for Comfort
Super-wide Big Apple tires are like 2" of super-efficient suspension. They roll smoothly over drainage grates, train tracks and potholes with little complaint.
Puncture Protection
Big Apples feature a Kevlar belt to protect from punctures.
Reflex for Safety
Each Big Apple tire features a reflective stripe so you are immediately, and obviously, visible to cars approaching from the side.

Shimano Claris 1 x 8 Drivetrain

Simple and clean

For urban riding, a 1x gear set up is the way to go for simplicity and low maintenance. Shimano’s Claris derailleur combined with a Shimano trigger shift is fast and precise and gives you 8 widely spaced gears.

Magnetix™ 2.0

Keep it together

The Magnetix 2.0 uses powerful magnets to keep your bike folded for situations like carrying your bike up and down stairs. With a pull force 10-15 Kgf, the Magnetix 2.0 will keep your bike folded even when being jostled and moved about.

Luggage Socket™

Carry more stuff

Fix the Tern Luggage Truss to the Luggage Socket and you can plug in your choice of front luggage: rack, basket, or bag. If it’s KlickFix compatible, it’ll work.

Freelance™ Fenders

Hey good lookin’

The Freelance Fenders have a hidden rear stay design to keep the design of the bike clean and uncluttered. But good looks wouldn’t mean much unless they did a great job of keeping road spray off you. And that’s just what they do.

Freight™ Rack

Everyday workhorse

Don’t let the clean lines of the Freight Rack fool you―it’s ready to get to work hauling your stuff. The upper deck is made from oversized tubular aluminum so it’s very stiff―even when fully loaded.