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TERN • Vektron Q9

SKU TERN19-003
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THE ACCELERATOR

The Vektron Q9 is equipped with hydraulic disc brakes, a sturdy rear rack, Valo Direct light, and fenders - so it is ideal for all-season commuting in the city.

Try the Tern Vektron Q9 at your nearest Cit-E-Cycles location or call and speak with one of our e-bike experts at 1-855-557-7900 today!

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RE-ENGINEERED FOR A BETTER RIDE


With a re-worked frame and frame geometry, the updated Vektron is now even better. The cockpit is longer for improved comfort for taller riders. The frame has been designed with additional forged and machined elements for additional strength without extra weight. The battery now reclines backwards, keeping the center of gravity as low as possible for superior handling. And the new design allows the Vektron to stand up vertically when folded, making it even easier to roll around.

HYDROFORM MEETS FUNCTION


Utilizing a single hydroformed tube mated to a precision-machined steerer, the Tarsus delivers superior strength in a shape that matches the sophisticated lines of the Verge and Eclipse frames.

Hydroformed Tubing

The process of hydroforming aligns the grain structure and strengthens the aluminum material. It also minimizes welding in the most highly stressed area of the fork.

Internal Wire Routing

If you decide to equip your Tarsus with a dynamo hub, it’s ready for internal cable routing, keeping the profile of your bike clean.

THE NEW BENCHMARK


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.

No Flex

To eliminate flex, the Physis uses a massive joint knuckle and a post that gradually tapers from thick at the base to thin. Moreover, it has 150% more clamping height between the fork steerer and the handlepost than common designs.

Flux Technology

The base of the Physis is machined so it functions as the upper race of the headset. This patented direct integration contributes to the incredible stiffness of the design.

Interlocking Halves

Joint surfaces lock together to improve torsional stiffness. We've fine-tuned the shape to virtually eliminate squeaks.

Redundant Double Bolts

Two bolts clamp the Physis to the fork steerer for improved safety.

igus® Bearings

The patented design puts sliding bearings between the moving parts so the folding action is always smooth and friction-free.

Large, Smooth Lever

Large rounded surfaces are easy on your hands and provide good leverage for easy operation.

AutoLok Technology

Close the lever and it automatically locks in place, for extra, easy security - using an aluminum pin.

Floating Point Technology

Patented technology allows the lever to fold flat and brace against the joint for protection in transit.

SpringLock Technology

Patented SpringLock technology holds the adjustment rod firmly in place so the locking lever is always properly tensioned and can never vibrate loose.

Serviceable

Good things are built to last and that’s why the Physis is designed to be fully dealer serviceable. We keep every part in stock and replacing the bearings can be done in minutes.

TriSeal Design

Three rubber seals keep weather out and the headset bearings functioning smoothly.

Precision-Machined

A machining tolerance of only 50 microns ensures a tight fit and eliminates looseness and rattling.

ADJUST TO FIT


The Andros is our patented adjustable stem that lets you set your handlebars where you want - no tools, no fuss. In just seconds, you can set your riding position to long and low in a tough headwind, or upright and comfy for riding around town. You decide how you want to ride and the Andros makes your bike fit.

Quick Release

Patented quick-release, tool-free design is easy to operate.

TwinStem Design

The Andros design uses two stems, spaced widely apart for excellent torsional stiffness.

Fits the Family

Accommodates riders of all sizes so one bike can be shared by multiple riders.

Forged Construction

The patented design is FEA optimized and fully forged for maximum strength with minimum weight.

Built to Last

Stainless hardware and brass bushings for long-term durability.

BE KIND TO YOUR HANDS


ErgoLock grips are nice and wide for excellent palm support so your hands can relax during the ride. They also lock in place on the handlebars so they’re always in the correct position, unlike non-locking grips which tend to rotate out of position.

A NEW WAY TO CARRY YOUR BIKE


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.

LONGER SEATPOST. SMALLER FOLD.


This seatpost is perfect for tall riders or anyone who likes a compact fold. It extends 90 mm longer than our stock seatpost, but thanks to its unique design, it’s 120 mm shorter when retracted. It features a dual-bolt head design for precise saddle adjustment, and an inner post diameter of 27.2 mm, so you can customize it with other posts.

ALL-WEATHER STOPPING POWER


Shimano hydraulic disc brakes deliver powerful stopping power in all weather conditions with the touch of a finger.

CUSH FOR YOUR TUSH


Big Apples are special because they’re fast rolling AND super comfy. Sounds hard to believe but you’ll just have to take them for a ride to become a believer.

Faster Rolling

Wide tires roll better than skinny tires at the same tire pressure. Yes, it’s true! Big Apples are extra special because they use a light and flexible tread and sidewall for extra low rolling re+AT303sistance.

Wide for Comfort

Super-wide Big Apple tires are like 2" of super-efficient suspension. They roll smoothly over drainage grates, train tracks and potholes with little complaint.

Puncture Protection

Big Apples feature a Kevlar belt to protect from punctures.

Reflex for Safety

Each Big Apple tire features a reflective stripe so you are immediately, and obviously, visible to cars approaching from the side.

GEARED FOR THE CITY


For most cities, the resilient 9-speed Alivio Shadow derailleur is all you really need - with the added benefit of keeping everything tucked away for extra protection, which comes in handy when you need to transport your folded bike.

UNIVERSAL PERFORMANCE


Adapted from Bosch’s German-engineered automotive applications, the Active Drive Line drive unit can take you up to 25 km per hour (20 mph in the U.S.) and operates dependably - day in and day out. The new generation of the Active Line is also 28% lighter and 25% smaller than the previous one, maintaining its excellent performance and low-levels of vibration while delivering an even quieter ride with less pedal resistance.

FEATHER-LIGHT POWERHOUSE


This impressive high-energy, high-power cell clips on and off your bike. The best-in-class design charges fast - from zero - in only 2.5 to 3.5 hours, and lets you ride longer and further between charges. You’ll be impressed by its long lifespan, light weight, and ease of charging. PowerPacks are available in 300/400/500 Wh variants, so you can forget about range anxiety.

Light Weight

At just 5.5 lb, the weight is practically negligible during riding. The PowerPack is an ingenious balance of performance, size, and weight.

More Mileage

Ride nice and long between charges thanks to best-in-class energy density.

Fast Charging

High-power density allows the PowerPack to charge to 50% in just 1.5 hours and fully in just 2.5 – 3.5 hours* (*Requires optional 4A Bosch Standard Charger).

Long Lifespan

PowerPacks are designed for many tours, miles, and years of service. The integrated Battery Management System protects the battery from overcharging, undervoltage, overheating, and short circuiting.

Ergonomic

The ergonomically designed handle makes it easy to insert and remove the PowerPack for charging. Charge it easily on or off the bike.

COMPACT CONTROL CENTER


The on-board computer lets you switch between five different riding modes, and feeds you handy information like speed, battery level, and distance. It optimizes shifting actions and constantly updates you on the remaining range, just like a typical German car. Best of all, it’s now more compact and robust than ever.

KEEP IT TOGETHER


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.

CARRY MORE STUFF


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.

IMMEDIATE ILLUMINATION


Our 41 lux, 150 lumen Valo Direct lights up your ride without adding the drag or weight of a dynamo. It’s engineered to sit inside the handlebar stem, where it’s safe from knocks, bumps, and theft. That means it’s protected while folding, and optimally positioned to give you the most light.

Herrmann’s Expertise

We designed the Valo with Herrmans, the Finnish lighting experts who have a side business making lights for massive earth tunneling machines. No surprise then that the Valo is ready for all weather conditions: it’s made from cold-resistant ABS with built-in water management channels.

Extra Bright

The Valo puts out 41 lux of light, 4x brighter than the European requirement for bicycle lighting. That means you get a bright, wide beam of light that makes cycling at night safe and reassuring.

Clarity™ Optics

The Valo has a carefully shaped mirror that optimizes the beam pattern for cycling. It is wide, so you can see potential obstacles or hazards on the side of the road. It is even, without hotspots, so your night vision is not compromised. And it is clipped at the top of the beam pattern so you don’t blind oncoming cyclists or motorists.

Side Lighting

The Valo has light channels on each side so that you are visible to cars approaching from the sides. For additional safety, the Valo has two additional LED’s on each side, which light up when you’re stopped at a traffic light.

Visor

The Valo protects your sensitive night vision with a small visor that blocks light from shining back into your eyes.

Patented CryoCore™ Design

LED lights need to run cool to work optimally. If they run too hot over a period of time, they gradually lose brightness. Most LED lights have a tiny button sized heat sink that is used to dissipate heat. Our patented design connects the Valo to the handlebar so the entire bar is used as a massive heat sink.

LIGHT THE WAY


Powered by an electricity-generating hub, this 82-lumen, 40-lux light illuminates the road ahead with a powerful 19-meter-long beam that’s wide enough to give you side-of-the-road visibility. A cooling system ensures the LED light stays bright until you reach your destination, and it’s weatherproof and splash-proof. So, bring on the puddles.

AN ULTRA-ROBUST RACK WITH GSDNA


With structural cues from the heavy-duty Tern GSD, the new Atlas Rack has been massively strengthened and increased in size. This reduces flex for more secure handling when the bike is loaded. Riding with your little one? Add a Thule Yepp Maxi or Nexxt Maxi child seat - no adapters needed. The Atlas Rack is also KLICKfix-compatible, and can hold panniers of different sizes - including the Bucketload Pannier, which was designed to fit every configuration of the Vektron.

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Drivetrain

CHAIN 9 spd, DHT for eBike, GST corrosion resistant coating
PINION -
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano Alivio, 1 x 9 spd, trigger
CASSETTE Shimano 11-32T, 9 spd
CRANKSET Vektron custom, forged 6061-AL crankarm
CHAINRING -
CHAIN GUARD SKS Chainblade
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Alivio Shadow

Wheels

FRONT HUB Shimano disc
REAR HUB Shimano disc
RIMS Kinetix Comp, for disc
SPOKES Stainless
FRONT TIRE Schwalbe Big Apple, 55-406, puncture protection, Reflex
REAR TIRE Schwalbe Big Apple, 55-406, puncture protection, Reflex
TUBES -
WHEEL SIZE 20" wheels

Cockpit

SADDLE Tern Porter, patented GripPad design
SEATPOST Tern Telescope, 34.9 mm, Lite 2014-AL
SEATCLAMP Oversize, 6061-AL, 2pc
HANDLEBARS Flat bar, 6061-AL, Tern Andros adapted
STEM Tern Andros, adjustable, forged construction, patented technology
GRIPS Velo ergonomic, lock-on
HEADSET Tern Flux, cartridge bearings, Physis integrated
PEDALS -

Brakes

FRONT BRAKE Shimano, hydraulic disc
REAR BRAKE Shimano, hydraulic disc
BRAKE LEVER Shimano, hydraulic disc

Accessories

FRONT LIGHT Tern Valo Direct, integrated, 41 lux/150 lumens
TAIL LIGHT Herrmans H-Trace, for eBike
MUDGUARDS SplashGuard, stainless hardware
LUGGAGE RACK -
KICKSTAND URSUS MOOI, rear mount
LOCK -

Frameset

FORK Tern Tarsus, 6061-Al, hydroformed
REAR SHOCK -
FRAME Vektron G2 Frame
FRAME COLOUR Gloss Blue

E-Bike

UI/REMOTE Bosch Purion, 4 mode selectable, walk assist
THROTTLE -
RIDING MODES -
CONNECTIVITY -
BATTERY Bosch PowerPack 400 Wh
CHARGER -
CHARGING TIME -
MOTOR Bosch Active Line, 36 V/250 W, max speed 25 kph (EU); max speed 20 mph (US), max torque 40 Nm
MAX SUPPORTED SPEED -
RANGE 400 Wh: 50-130 km (30-80 mi)
WIRING HARNESS Custom Tern wiring harness

Weight

WEIGHT 21.9 kg (48.2 lb)
TOTAL PERM WEIGHT 105 kg (230 lb)

* Specifications are subject to change without notice

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FRAME SIZE One Size
A FRAME HEIGHT 400 mm
B SEAT TUBE ANGLE -
C SEAT TUBE OFFSET -
D SEAT ANGLE -
E HEAD TUBE LENGTH -
F HEAD TUBE ANGLE -
G TOP TUBE LENGTH (HORIZONTAL) -
H CHAINSTAY LENGTH -
I BB DROP -
J WHEEL BASE 1067 mm
K STACK -
L REACH 590 mm
M STAND-OVER HEIGHT 610 mm

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