Link C8

Link C8

The People's Choice
$650

The Link C8 brings our core technologies to a bike with an amazing price and even better ride. With a stiff 3D-forged handlepost, versatile gearing, and comfortable tires, the C8 is the People’s Choice. It folds fast, and folds small—so it’s easy to tuck away or transport.

  • Wide 8-speed gearing for climbing hills and racing through the city
  • Entry-level price with advanced Tern technology, including the super-stiff Physis™ 3D handlepost
  • Folds compactly in 10 seconds for storage and transport
  • Magnetix™ 2.0 lock the bike in place when folded
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Dark Blue
Gunmetal
20" wheels
Around Town
Entry-Level

Product Reviews

Outside

Folding bikes tend to excel at either folding or riding. The Link nails both.

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Radwelt

Mit diesem Mobilitätslückenfüller par excellence macht das Pendeln mit Bus und Bahn Freude.

[With this “mobility gap filler,” commuting by bus or train is pure joy.]

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Abendblatt

Es ist einfach ein ideales Stadtrad, ein Stattrad eben. Nicht nur zum Bahnfahren.

[…an ideal city bike, an all-in-one kind of bike. Not just for traveling by train or bus.]

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4 stars

WIRED

Tern bikes in general are well appointed, and feature some impressive construction that makes for a comfortable ride that rivals more expensive folders.

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NYCEWheels

For such a solid folding bike, these bikes are light weight and portable enough when folded to transport easily during your commute.

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Specifications

General Info
Color:
Dark Blue
Gunmetal
Wheel Size:
20" wheels
Speeds:
1 x 8
Weight:

12.8 kg (28.2 lb)

Folding Size:
39.5 x 80 x 73 cm (15.6" x 31.5" x 28.7")
Folding Time:
10 sec
Frame Sizes:
One size
Gear Inches:
35" - 95" (2.78 - 7.57 m)
Distance: Seatpost to Handlebar:
620 mm (24.4")
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 Load Weight:
105 kg (230 lb)
Frame
Frame:
Tern Link, aluminum, FBL 2 Joint, 3 patented technologies
Fork:
Integrated, hi-tensile steel
Cockpit
Handlepost:
Tern Physis 3D (G2), 3D forged, 5 patented technologies
Stem:
Fixed height, forged QR
Headset:
Flux, cartridge bearings, Physis integrated
Handlebar:
Flat bar, 6061-AL
Grips/Bar Tape:
BioLogic Ergo, Kraton
Saddle:
Velo Comfort
Seatpost:
SuperOversize, 6061-AL, micro-adjust clamp
Seatpost Clamp:
SuperOversize, 6061-AL
Brakes
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
Wheels
Front Hub:
Mini, aluminum; Opt: BioLogic Joule II dynamo
Rear Hub:
8 spd, aluminum
Spokes and Nipples:
Stainless steel
Rims:
Aluminum
Tires:
Impac BigPac, 50-406, Reflex
Transmission
Shifter(s):
Shimano 1 x 8 spd, twist
Rear Derailleur:
Shimano Tourney TX
Crankset:
Forged 6061 aluminum crank arms, hand-polished
Cassette/Freewheel:
Shimano 8 spd, 11-30T
Bottom Bracket:
Two-piece
Chain:
8 spd
Pedals:
Folding, alloy body
Shifter Cable & Housing:
SP
Bells & Whistles
Bell:
Aluminum
Kickstand:
Deluxe center mount
Clip System:
Magnetix 2.0
Luggage Socket:
Yes