When you need a bike to handle rough pavement, but you still want a folding bicycle, the Tern Joe 24 is the bike you need. Built around 26" wheels, this folding bike can handle a variety of roads and will fold down quick when you're hopping onto your next train.
The Tern Joe 24 is a folding bike at heart, making it great for commuting to the office or transporting in the trunk of your car. And with the 26" wheels, you'll be biking in comfort.
Features of the Tern Joe 24
The Tern Joe 24 performs great as a commuting folding bike, and it's perfect when you don't have much storage space for a full-sized bike at home. You'll love the big wheels and sturdy frame, knowing it'll hold up to all your bike adventures.
When you're looking for a familar, big wheel ride, but also want the convenience of a folding bike, the Tern Joe 24 becomes an excellent choice. It's a strong, durable folding bicycle that's also comfortable, making this a remarkable commuting bike.
|WHEEL SIZE:||26 inch wheels|
|WEIGHT:||14 kg (30.9 lb)|
|FOLDING TIME:||30 sec|
|FOLDING SIZE:||35 x 97 x 85 cm (13.7 x 37.8 x 33.2)|
|FRAME SIZES:||S (16 inches), M (18 inches), L (20 inches)|
|GEAR INCHES:||23 - 104|
|DISTANCE: SEATPOST TO HANDLEBAR:||Medium -- Min: 640 mm (25.2 inches) Max: 700 mm (27.6 inches)|
|DISTANCE: SADDLE TO PEDAL:||Medium -- Min: 700 mm (27.6 inches) Max: 930 mm (36.6 inches)|
|SUGGESTED RIDER HEIGHT:||S: 157 - 167 cm (5'2 - 5'6); M: 167 - 183 cm (5'6 - 6'); L: 183 - 190 cm (6' - 6'3)|
|MAX RIDER WEIGHT:||115 kg (254 lb)|
|FRAME:||Joe, 6061-AL, patented DoubleTruss technology|
|FORK:||Integrated, hi-tensile steel|
|STEM:||Axis, 3DJust technology|
|HANDLEBAR:||Riser, double-butted 6061-AL, 31.8mm|
|GRIP/BARS TAPE:||BioLogic Arx w/ T-Tool|
|SEATPOST:||6061-AL, forged clamp|
|SEATPOST CLAMP:||QR, 6061-AL|
|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|
|FRONT HUB:||Formula mountain, aluminum, QR|
|REAR HUB:||Formula mountain, 8 spd. aluminum, QR|
|SPOKES AND NIPPLES:||Stainless steel, brass nipples|
|TIRES:||Schwalbe Big Apple, 50-559, Kevlar puncture protection, Reflex|
|SHIFTER(S):||SRAM 3.0 Comp, 3 x 8 spd.|
|REAR DERAILLEUR:||SRAM X4|
|CASSETTE/FREEWHEEL:||Sunrace 8 spd., 12-32T|
|CHAIN:||Taya Octo, 8 spd.|
|SHIFTER CABLE & HOUSING:||SIS-SP, DuPont L3 lubricant|
|KICKSTAND:||Aluminum, Dacromet bolt|
|CLIP SYSTEM:||Magnetix 2.0|
It's always good to do research before buying a folding bike, especially if you don't have a chance to ride it before buying. The best way to get the real story on Tern folding bicycles is by reading this collection of reviews that we've gathered together.
This section covers everything from first impressions reviews of individual Tern bicycles to comparisons between several different models. Read up and learn the real story!
The Verge X20 climbs and descends beautifully. Except for really fast paced or high mile road rides, I can't see missing my road bike. This is more than I ever expected from any commuter bike or, much less, a folding bike. This review covers everything from specs to ride quality. It really is the best Verge X20 review out there.
Last week I borrowed my roommate's Tern Link P9 folding bike and joined him and his father for a 14 mile joy ride around the suburbs of Boston. My roommate, Anthony, and his father are both bike enthusiasts and at first I was a bit worried that I wouldn't be able to keep up with the father son duo. I had never ridden a folding bike before and was thinking that it might be hard to keep up with a normal road bike, but... read Jack's Tern Link P9 Review for more.
The Tern Link D8 is probably our most popular Tern folding bike. It has fenders and a rear rack so it's pretty well setup for every day riding. With puddles on the ground you can be assured your clothes will remain dry. The Link D8 is the least expensive Tern which still uses the high quality Tern Bike hinges.
With so many to choose from it can be difficult to figure out which Tern Link folding bike is for you. This line of Tern bikes is meant to be used for commuting, leisure rides, and generally casual riding. Reading this Link bike comparison by Seth Workheiser will help you decide which Tern Link is for you.
We asked Sam Joslin to write an industry insider review of the Tern Bicycle line, comparing it to Dahon Bicycles. What we got back was better than we could have hoped, a real objective look at the two companies and what makes a Tern bike different from a Dahon. If you're curious about the differences give this review a read to learn more.
This first impressions review of the Tern Link P9 doesn't go into technical details, it's from the perspective of someone who's just encountered the folding bike. You'll find no technical references to OCL Joints or whatever (though another review might be good for that too!) - just an honest report of what the reviewer thought of when he wrote this Tern review.