How to Fold the Link B7, C3i, C7 & C7i
This article refers to Link B7, C3i, C7 and C7i (Q-Lock™ Handlepost) bikes
The Tern fold is simple and elegant. With a little bit of practice, it will feel like second nature, or, if you prefer, as intuitive as riding a bicycle.
Folding Your Bike
Rotate Cranks so that the Left Crank extends downward
Drop Seatpost down, and rotate Saddle 45° to the left
Drop Telescopic Handlepost all the way down, and then raise it slightly
Open Handlepost Joint
Fold Handlepost down
Open Frame Joint
Fold bike in half
For a more compact folded package, fold your Pedals before Step #2.
You can get a smaller folded package by positioning the Brake Levers upright, before Step #2, so that the Brake Levers point upwards.
Make sure you know how to use your Folding Joints. For a quick tutorial, click here.
Unfolding Your Bike
Unfold your bike
Close and lock Frame Joint
Lock Handlepost in place
Raise Telescopic Stem
Raise Seatpost, and straighten Saddle
Check that your bike is ready to ride using the ABC Quick Drop test
Your Seatpost has minimum and maximum insertion point markings. For safety reasons, make sure your Seatpost is inserted within this range.
Be sure not to lift your Telescopic Stem beyond the minimum insertion point.