Verge X10 – Fast and Lightweight Tern Folding Bike

Verge X10 – Fast and Lightweight Tern Folding Bike


Hey folks, this is Peter from Bikes and Life. Now we’re here to show you the “Tern Verge X10” Lightweight, compact, portable, folding
bike so with any folding bike the first thing
you have to do obviously is unfold it, if you’re going to ride. So with this Tern you
lift the handle bar, swing the mainframe, open and then lift the seat
right up. Its really a pretty bike and I have to say when you look at it you think
fast and when you ride it, definitely feel fast too. let’s take it out for a spin
and I’ll tell you more about it So the Verge X10 was one of the first bikes that Tern built and they really made it to exemplify performance and
portability it’s got a very very cool shape frame that looks very aerodynamic because it’s engineered for speed and engineered for performance.
They did that by using a hydroformed aluminum tubing in order to make the
dramatic shape that you see on the bike. With hydroformed tube that’s actually
where they take like any aluminum to that you might imagine, they put it into
a negative mold and then they inject super high pressure liquid into it. the force that you’ve got into the shape
that they want. The point is that they want the frame to be different shapes in
order to give different parts of a different characteristics like stiffness
or durability or lightweight so you know that’s how they’re able to achieve such a
rigid, strong frame. so that when you get up when you’re pedaling out of the
saddle and really working hard it actually feels like a regular bike, while
still maintaining the super wet lightweight characteristic. Alright so we
made it out here to isolate spot to sit and talk about the bike and i really
wanted to just show you some of the details that make the verge x10 such an
incredible folding bicycle. Because when you have something that
looks this good you know it’s got to ride good. One of the first things you notice is
the paint job. I mean it’s just such a good looking bike. Everything from you
know the deep section rims with the green accents that match to the white
grips and the White Seat with the green accents on those, Tern has done a
fantastic job making this bike look amazing. The components on the Verge X10 are all pretty and top-quality. So you have a thumb shifter up here, on the handlebar which allows you to quickly and easily shift gears with just the click of a
thumb and that’s actually changing gears back here it’s changing your SRAM X9
derailleur and that SRAM derailleur is very quick to move you from one gear to another. So
when you want to change gears the bike responds very quickly when you look at
the rear wheel you’ll see that actually has these cool V breaks that gives you
a very firm stopping power when you pull in the brake levers. See you always feel
like you can confidently get to a stop thanks to those brakes. The rim or a deep section rim and a deep section rim is designed to be more aerodynamic it’s
designed to be a little bit stiffer so these wheels and the Hubs and everything
about them are designed for speed so guess what I’m really trying to say if
at all these parts is that they are some of the best that Tern makes, they’re some
of the best that you can find on any folding bike so now that we’ve taken a
look at all the different parts on the bike I wanted to show you again in
detail how the bike folds, so the first thing your gonna do when you fold the
turn is you want to open this clamp drop the seat down the second thing that you
want to do is push forward and pull the hinge away and that breaks them out of the way now you
actually just spin this forward and what’s happening as you bringing two
magnets together at the back of the bike race here the very last step is for you
to push up on the safety lever here and push away on that hinge and you just have
this little rubber strap that clicks in right there. When you’re unfolding the
bike it’s the same process in reverse so you bring the handlebar up click that
in place sling the wheel forward close the main hinge and then lift the
seat up to your desired height but that’s it i mean as you can see it’s a
very easy to use, very well made and well-thought-out folding bicycle. So if you want to watch all the different videos that we have and all the folding bikes we
ever reviewed you can click right up here to watch our folding bike playlist the next
thing you can watch as if you want to check out the different folding bicycle
something a little bit different not as lightweight not as performance oriented
but something very compact and portable as well you can watch my video review in
the Brompton folding bike by clicking right down here. Now ofcourse I hope you
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