Product Safety


We care about your safety and comfort. Learn how to carry passengers on your Tern cargo bike with our easy-to-follow guide. Stay within weight limits and select the appropriate accessories for a safe and enjoyable ride.
March 28, 2024

Discover how to safely carry all your essentials with Tern cargo bikes. Learn about weight limits and the best accessories for your purpose with our comprehensive cargo guides.
March 21, 2024

At Tern Bicycles, safety is our top priority. Our UL 2849-certified e-bikes undergo rigorous third-party testing to ensure they can handle heavy loads and the rigors of the road. Plus, every bike is built and checked by a professional at your local bike shop.
January 30, 2024

Here’s what current and potential e-bike owners should know about when it comes to standards and certifications related to e-bike safety—which ones cover the electrical system to keep riders away from fire and electrical hazards, and which ones ensure the bike is strong and reliable enough to carry you and your stuff, ride after ride?
April 11, 2024

Electrifying your acoustic Tern bike may seem like a good idea, but it's not. It's unlikely to yield desirable results and poses serious safety risks. Instead, invest in a purpose-built e-bike and let your Tern bike be the best version of itself.
April 11, 2024

We believe in building e-bikes as vehicles, not toys. That's why we choose Bosch motor systems for maximum reliability, safety, and longevity. With natural-feeling e-assist and expert service, a Bosch e-bike is an investment that will last for years to come.
April 11, 2024

At Tern, we take the design and development of accessories just as seriously as we take bike design. Our in-house product development team puts every accessory prototype through rigorous testing, identifying potential problems and testing in a wide range of weather conditions.
March 21, 2024

At Tern, we prioritize your safety by using highly tested batteries and electrical systems that are rigorously tested for user safety by third parties, like Bosch, whose eBike Battery System is one of the few systems in the market certified to UL 2849 safety standards.
March 15, 2024

We believe bikes should adhere to high safety standards to ensure they are fit for use. Learn about how we put our cargo-carrying, kid-hauling e-bikes and non-electric bikes through rigorous testing to make sure they're safe and reliable up to their claimed load limit.
March 15, 2024

Riding an e-bike bike places loads of stress on the frame, fork, brakes, and wheels. You need higher quality components to ensure a smooth stable ride when riding at speed, and to help you be able to stop on a dime, in rain or shine.

March 14, 2024