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The Tern GSD Cargo Bike User’s Guide

by Bike Shop Girl

Over the last couple of years, I have created a lot of content around the Tern GSD cargo bike. Why? It is a really fabulous bike. Below is a list of the content for easy access as you learn more about the bike, test ride, and maybe even own one!

Tern GSD Tips and Tricks Video

My top 10 things every person should know that rides or owns the Tern GSD. Do you need this in a written article? Let me know. It was much easier to put in a video but I can add a written article.

Topic timestamps:

0:30 How to adjust the Tern GSD Bike Fit with Andros stem and two-stage seatpost
2:17 The upgraded kickstand and tips on using it
4:44 Bosch Purion controller – full video below
5:13 Bosch Batteries, dual battery and Bosch contact cover
7:08 Tire inflation tips
8:01 Drivetrain, derailleur clutch, pulley, and Magura brake tips
10:12 Vertical Standing for storage & maintenance – full video below
11:07 Installing Cargo Hold Panniers
12:33 Front Wheel Lock
13:17 Tern Care – Register your bike here: https://www.ternbicycles.com/us/support/registration

Other Tern GSD Resources

• Read my Tern GSD Gen 1 Electric Cargo Bike Review
• Read the comparison on the Tern GSD S10 vs S00 Models
• See the Tern Atlas Kickstand Upgrade

Basics of the Tern GSD Cargo Bike

How to Use the Tern GSD Bosch Purion Controller on this bike

Video is below or step by step written instructions here. https://www.youtube.com/embed/u_ehtyRkj9E

Video on How to Remove and Install Your Bosch Battery

Video on How to Use the Vertical Standing for Storage and Maintenance

Love the GSD but want something a bit smaller?

My Tern HSD review is here

Am I Missing Something? I plan on having more resources on installing and using various accessories. If you have ideas or I’m missing something from this resource please let me know!

Disclaimer: First off, since writing this article I have gone to work for Tern Bicycles. This article was written before this, and in no way biased. If anything – I went to work for them because they make such wonderful bikes!!

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