Verge X18

Verge X18

The Blue Streak
Was $2,300.00 on sale for $1,700.00

The Verge X18 may look small but you won’t know it when you’re in the saddle. From the cockpit through the drivetrain to the ultra-strong 20 in aero wheels, the Verge X18 delivers a complete road bike experience in a bike that fits under your desk.

  • Kinetix™ Pro X drop bars with Shimano 2×9 STI
  • Shimano Capreo rear hub for an extra-small rear cassette (and 28 – 109 gear inches)
  • Shimano Ultegra derailleur for crisp and precise shifting
  • Kinetix Pro X Aero rims with patented Rolf Paired Spoke design
  • Bladed spokes and near-frictionless American Classic front hub
  • Hydroformed Tarsus™ fork with room for internal cable routing
  • Folds compactly in 10 seconds for storage and transport
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Chrome/Cobalt Blue
20" wheels
Urban Performance
Top-Tier

The Verge X18―nicknamed ‘Blue Streak’―can perform as fast as a road bike.

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Technology

Product Reviews

4 stars

Bike Radar

The Tern Verge X18 barrels up to speed nicely and has little trouble maintaining its pace.

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PortaPedal Bike

Super lightweight at only 22.9 pounds, the X18 will keep up with—or even overtake—any full-size road bike.

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The Washing Machine Post

…incorporates some impressive frame technology that allows it to behave as if it has big wheels…

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Cycling Plus

…a 10.4 kg speedster that folds down to 16.5×30.28in in just 30 seconds…

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4 stars

Cyclist

Paired with the 9-26 cassette (yes, that’s right – the smallest sprocket has just nine teeth) [the Verge X18] gives a range of 28-109 gear inches, which is comparable to a standard compact road bike gearing set-up.

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Tagesspiegel

Klein, aber oho: Nebenbei vereint es die Fahreigenschaften eines normalen Rennrads mit den Vorzügen eines Klapprades.

[Small but powerful: it combines the riding characteristics of a normal road bike with the advantages of a folding bike.]

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Cykloservis

…the acceleration is almost addictive.

Urban Cycling

…der kunstvoll geschwungene Rahmen ist eine Augenweide.

[…the artfully curved frame is a feast for the eyes.]

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Specifications

General Info
Color:
Chrome/Cobalt Blue
Wheel Size:
20" wheels
Speeds:
2 x 9
Weight:

10.4 kg (22.9 lb)

Folding Size:
16.5" x 30" x 28"
Folding Time:
30 sec
Frame Sizes:
One size
Gear Inches:
28" - 109"
Distance: Seatpost to Handlebar:
Min: 610 mm (23.6") Max: 660 mm (26")
Distance: Saddle to Pedal:
Min: 26.4" Max: 37.4"
Suggested Rider Height:
4'8" - 6'3"
Max Load Weight:
105 kg (230 lb)
Frame
Frame:
Tern Verge, hydroformed 7005-Al w/ smooth TIG welding, 3 patented technologies
Fork:
Tarsus, 6061-AL, hydroformed
Cockpit
Handlepost:
Tern Physis 3D (G2), 3D forged, 5 patented technologies
Stem:
Syntace VRO, adjustable, Built for Tern
Headset:
Flux Pro, angular contact bearings, Physis integrated
Handlebar:
Kinetix Pro X Drop, 7050-AL, 42 cm, multi-butted, compact drop, for VRO
Grips/Bar Tape:
Velo
Saddle:
Kore Road Performance
Seatpost:
Stasis by Syntace, 7050-AL, hard-anodized
Seatpost Clamp:
Syntace OverLock
Brakes
Front Brake:
Kinetix, dual pivot caliper
Rear Brake:
Kinetix, dual pivot caliper
Brake Levers:
Shimano Sora STI
Brake Cable & Housing:
Jagwire, anti-compression housing, slick cables, Slick Lube liner, alloy ferrules
Wheels
Front Hub:
Kinetix Pro by American Classic
Rear Hub:
Shimano Capreo
Spokes and Nipples:
Sapim CX-Sprint Bladed, custom forged
Rims:
Kinetix Pro X Aero, 6061-T10 aluminum, Patented Rolf paired spoke design
Tires:
Schwalbe Durano, 28-406, foldable, puncture protection, 120 psi
Transmission
Shifter(s):
Shimano STI, 2 x 9
Front Derailleur:
Shimano Sora
Rear Derailleur:
Shimano Ultegra
Crankset:
FSA Gossamer, 53/39T, MegaEVO BB386, Built for Tern
Cassette/Freewheel:
Shimano Capreo, 9-26T, 9 spd
Bottom Bracket:
FSA BB386
Chain:
FSA, 9 spd
Shifter Cable & Housing:
Jagwire LEX-SL, slick treatment, alloy ferrules
Bells & Whistles
Bell:
Aluminum
Clip System:
Magnetix 2.0
Luggage Socket:
Yes
Rear Light:
BioLogic TailLight