-Verge quality, style, and performance at an entry-level price point -Shimano hydraulic disc brakes for all-weather stopping power -Folds in under 10 seconds—fits under a desk -Rides with exceptional comfort and stability thanks to our unique technology and T-Tuned geometry -451 wheels deliver a full-sized ride with minuscule impact on the folded size -Shimano Acera drivetrain, with 11-36T for all-purpose versatility -Tern Porter™ saddle for easy shoulder-mounted bike carrying

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The Verge D9 is a trailblazer. Born out of our 451 Verge design philosophy, it has bigger race wheels, T-Tuned™ geometry, and a wide 1x drivetrain. It’s about as much value as we could condense into one bike, and it’s ready for any upgrades you can throw at it.


Verge D9Verge P10Verge X11
Folding Size44x80x74cm38x80x74cm38x80x74cm
Suggested Rider Height142 - 190cm
Max Gross Vehicle Weight120kg
Max Rider Weight105kg

FrameTern Verge, hydroformed aluminum, OCL+ joint, 3 patented technologies
ForkHi-tensile SteelTern Tarsus, 6061-AL, hydroformed

HandlepostTern Physis 3D
3D forged
12°, 290 mm
Tern Physis 3D (G2)
3D forged
12°, 290 mm
StemSyntace VRO, adjustable
HandlebarFlat, 6061-ALFlat, Kinetix Pro X
Double-butted 7050-AL
SaddleTern Porter
Patented GripPad design
Tern Porter+
Patented GripPad design
PrimeGel padding
Ergon SMC10 Sport Gel
Seatpost6061-ALTern Strut, 2014-ALStasis by Syntace, 7050-AL, hard-anodized

BrakesShimano Hydraulic DiscShimano Hydraulic DiscShimano Deore Hydraulic Disc

Wheel Size20", 451
HubAlloyKinetix Pro Disc
Kinetix Pro X Disc
Spokes & NipplesStainless SteelPaired Spoke technologyPaired Spoke technology, straight-pull design
RimsDoublewall aluminumKinetix Pro Disc
TiresCST, 37-451Schwalbe One, 28-451, ADDIX compound, 115 psi

ShifterShimano Trigger
1x9 spd
Shimano Deore Trigger
1x10 spd
SRAM GX trigger
1 x 11 spd
Rear DerailleurShimano AceraShimano DeoreSRAM X1
CranksetForged 6061-AL, 53TFSA Vero, 53TSRAM Force® 1 carbon, X-SYNC chainring, 52T
Cassette11-36T, 9 spd11-40T, 10spdSRAM XG-1150, 10-42T, 11 spd
PedalsFoldingLiteForm QR
With pedal holder

KickstandDeluxe rear mountRear mount, Pletscher designNO
Clip SystemMagnetix 2.0
Luggage SockeYES
Fenders (Mudguard)YESNONO


OCL+™ Frame Joint

A heavy-duty update to our iconic OCL frame hinge, the OCL+ is built to exceed ISO 4210 and EN 15194 testing requirements. Leveraging the hinge design of the long-tail Tern Cargo Node, the OCL+ features a single-shaft design, advanced welding techniques, and robust gussets, so it stays stiff and strong during even the fastest commutes. 

DoubleTruss™ Technology

The rear half of Tern frames use a patented 3D structure we call DoubleTruss to build in extra stiffness. It helps resist torsional forces so our bikes flex less. That means increased stiffness and much better power transfer from the pedals to the rear wheel. The proof’s in the ride.

Physis™ 3D Handlepost

Five patented technologies and unique manufacturing technology add up to the strongest, stiffest folding handlepost available. The Physis uses a special manufacturing process called 3D forging, which forms the post from a single piece of aluminum, eliminating all welds.

N-Fold™ Technology

With N-Fold Technology, Tern bikes fold small and fast—in three easy steps. It’s simple enough for anybody to master. And with the handlepost folded to the outside of the package, Tern bikes can also roll when folded for easy transport.

T-Tuned™ Geometry

At Tern, we endeavor to build fast-folding bikes that ride like full-sized bikes. Our T-Tuned geometry is the culmination of our commitment. We’ve tweaked the wheelbase, rake, and seat-tube angle of our design to deliver the most confident and stable ride of any bike in our lineup. Ride one and try it. Take your hands off the handlebars if you’re feeling bold.

Quadric™ Dropouts

Dropouts are often overlooked, but a good dropout goes a long way. Our Quadric dropout is built taller, so your disc brakes are protected inside the frame. The design makes the eyelets for mudguards, racks, and our clip system more user-friendly and accessible than ever before. We even included a mount for a sturdy rear kickstand.


Porter™ Saddle

One of our favorite ways to get a Tern bike up a set of stairs is to hook the nose of the saddle over a shoulder. It’s fast and easy, but the nose of the saddle can be hard. We solved this pain-point by re-engineering the underside of the saddle into a comfortable shoulder pad. It cushions and “grips” your shoulder so your hands are free to carry other things—like a backpack or the weekend’s groceries.

Magnetix™ 2.0

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™

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.

2 Fold
Mechanic 1x9
Hydraulic Disc Brake
Wheel Size
20" 451