Tern Rip Overview


The Rip is designed in the spirit of functional minimalism. With sleek deep-v rims and sharply angled frame tubes, the Rip cuts a clean line through the city. With riser handlebars it’s easy to maneuver through urban canyons. With a simple 1x drivetrain, it has all the gears you need, but nothing more, from the back alleys of Osaka to San Francisco’s Market Street.

  • 650c wheels on small bikes, and 700c wheels on large bikes, for optimized geometry
  • Smooth welded aero-edge tubing for a bold and aggressive ride
  • Internal cable routing for clean body-lines
  • 1 × 8 Claris drivetrain for versatile simplicity
  • ‘Capsule Collections’ for unique limited-edition variants




650c wheels, 700c wheels

SPEEDS: 1 × 8

WEIGHT: 10.9 kg / 24 lb (54 cm size)

FRAME SIZES: 46 cm (650c); 50 cm (650c); 54 cm (700c); 56 cm (700c); 58 cm (700c); 60 cm (700c)

GEAR INCHES: 650c: 38″ – 98″ (3.05 – 7.78 m); 700c: 42″ – 106″ (3.31 – 8.42 m)


46 cm: 148 to 165 cm (4’10” – 5’5”); 50 cm: 160 to 175 cm (5’3” – 5’9”); 54 cm: 170 to 185 cm (5’7” – 6’1”); 56 cm: 180 to 190 cm (5’11” – 6’3”); 58 cm: 185 to 195 cm (6’1” – 6’5”)

MAX LOAD WEIGHT: 650c: 120 kg (265 lb); 700c: 125 kg (275 lb)

FRAME: Tern x Kitt Design Rip, alloy, aero smooth welded frame

FORK: Tern x Kitt Design, alloy, aero straight fork


STEM: 3D forged alloy, threadless

HEADSET: Threadless, semi-integrated

HANDLEBAR: Kitt Custom, riser

GRIPS/BAR TAPE: Kitt Custom free-style

SADDLE: Kitt Custom, Dms Black

SEATPOST: 3D forged, alloy, one-piece


FRONT BRAKE: Alloy forged caliper

REAR BRAKE: Alloy forged caliper

BRAKE LEVERS: Alloy lever


FRONT WHEEL: Kitt Custom Crow 4.1 Wheel Set

REAR WHEEL: Kitt Custom Crow 4.1 Wheel Set

TIRES: Kenda, semi-slick, 650 x 25c / 700 x 25c


SHIFTER(S): Shimano, trigger, 1×8 spd


CRANKSET: Kitt Custom, Black Naked, 44T

CASSETTE/FREEWHEEL: Shimano 11-28T, 8 spd

PEDALS: Plastic Black

*Note: These are our standard model specifications. The bike’s weight and folded dimension may not include racks and fenders. The specifications for your country may differ slightly. We do our best to ensure that the specifications listed here accurately reflect the exact parts found on our production bikes. However, component changes do occur for various reasons and there may be brief delays on site updates. We reserve the right to make component changes without prior notification, which may cause discrepancies with the information listed on the web.