As you can clearly see from the picture, the HSD S8i is a compact bike: except that it fits riders from 4'11" to 6'5"! The telescopic seatpost and strong frame allow the bike to take all sizes of rider. If you need to share this bikeamong family members, this is a really good choice.
Easy to maintain
Most people who go for this electric bike will be riding around the city, perhaps using this every day as a commuter vehicle - much cheaper to run than a car of course - so it's vital that it remains as maintenance-free as possible. This e-bike has a belt drive, rather than a chain, plus super tough tyres, so you'll avoid most of the problems associated with those parts.
The HSD S8i is not a fully-folding bike but its handlebars to fold down with the flip of a single lever on the headstem. This transforms the bike into a super-slim object that'll sit flush against a wall.
Summary: Proving that small can be powerful, this bike is set up to help you live a streamlined, eco-friendly life. Would be excellent for those with flats in the city.
As with all our e-bikes, this is available to test-ride. Contact your nearest showroom to reserve your slot. Size guide: One size
A belt drive, hub gearing and tough tyres are hardwearing parts for everyday riding.
Fold the handlebars down and store away
Bosch power for reliable, smooth and strong power assistance.
Key Electric Features:
Bosch Active Line Plus (Gen 3)
Between rear wheel and seatpost
Suntour custom fork for Tern
Shimano Nexus 8
Hydraulic disc brakes
Tern HSD crankset
Gates CDX, precision CNC machined cog
Tern Atlas H, wide 35 mm
Schwalbe Big Ben
Tern Telescopic seatpost
About the brand
Tern is a very modern brand which was born as an off-shoot of the Dahon bicycle brand which you may be familiar with. Tern has taken its inspiration from the Arctic Tern - a small bird which is capable of travelling extremely large distances. Its bikes have the same capability. They're compact bikes - and though they wouldn't be described as 'lightweight' - they do store away easily, pack into cars well and have enough power to go as far as any full size electric bike.
We like the way they are set up to be utility vehicles, capable of carrying large amounts of cargo or children on the back., The wheels are nice and wide for comfort and traction and yes, believe the hype, we have had customers who have bought Tern bikes and then have been able to sell their cars!