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Folding Bike 14" Tilt 500

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Folding Bike 14" Tilt 500 is designed for combining cycling with other means of transport (lift, underground, car, caravan, etc.) and taking up as little space as possible

Are you looking for a light, compact bike with no compromises? Do you want to take your bike with you everywhere? At just 19.6 lbs, the fully-aluminum TILT 500 XS is just what you need!


Ride and walk with little weight! At just 19.8 lbs, it's amazingly light!

Easy to transport

Switch from pedestrian to cyclist in a jiffy and go wherever you like.

Compact design

Folded: (L/H/W) 23.6" x 26" x 15". Unfolded: (L/H/W) 45.7" x 42.5" x 22".

Lifetime warranty

Lifetime warranty on the frame, stem (excl. hinge), rigid fork and handlebar.

Easy to use

Easy to fold the frame and stem in 30 seconds. Stand and theft-proof seat post.

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Creaking sound

Thanks to Decathlon team for on time and good delivery but i was bit nervous when i heard a creaking sound from somewhere during riding and pedalling, I think it's from folding part. So I checked this joint part several times and unfold and fold again, but it seemed no problem. Is this sound normal ? any further instruction ?

Hi Edi,

Thanks for your feedback and support. Can i suggest bringing the bike to us since you enjoy a free safety check for your bike within 3 months of purchase?


Tilt 500 14"

I sent the review sent before already but none was received, your side can pull out what I've sent. You can pull out my submission before.

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Hi Lim,

Unfortunately, there is only 1 review that is linked to your account. If you don't mind, you can repost your review again for us to answer any of your queries.

Hope to hear from you soon! :)

Regards, Syed SYAFIQ Decathlon BEDOK (969) Oxelo/Geologic Leader (Urban) Road/MTB/Hybrid Leader (Btwin)

Sturdy n conpact

Been using this bike for more than 9 months,normally took a long ride almost every weekend from sin ming to ponggol via buangkok drive n back.The pick up speed is fast from start,cruising speed is slow as compared to those 20" n above wheel bikes.The ride is quiet given its sturdy body except for the light rolling chain n clank noise.Slope over 20 degree will be a challenge,tried standing up to pedal.Even those high end foldies cyclists we met,tested the bike n gave a thumb up for its lightest n easy ride.Overall result is good except for the small wheel.

Hello Mike

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review regarding our product.
In Decathlon, we believe that to get this kind of information from our users is the best way to improve what we are doing.
We are glad that you are satisfied with our products :)
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We hope to be able to serve you again and see you around in Decathlon! :)

Stay Healthy, Be Sporty!

Maisarah Ashley | Sports Leader @ Decathlon Singapore Lab
Light weight folding bike for us.

We rush over to Bedok Decathlon to get 2 units yesterday. Stock was run out soon. Luckily there are two Nice and helpful sales staff to asst us. Today we ride it to Car Free Sunday Event. The ride was very smooth and easy to transport from point to point with it light weight and compact size in the Train. We love it so much. The design, weight and compact size and the sales team in Decathlon. Thank you so much guys.

Hi there Paulas ! 

We are very glad to know you managed to get hold of 2 units of the Tilt 500 14" Folding Bike Silver and rode it to Car Free Sunday Event. We saw you at the Decathlon Booth. We are happy that you are loving your bikes.

Thank you so much. Keep Wheeling Around =)

Ride Along The Wind",
Cycling Sports Leader |BTWIN | Van Rysel | Triban | RockRider | Singapore Lab
Perfect for short commutes

Background: I used to use an electric scooter for my short commute to the BART (3miles) and from BART to work in SF (2miles). But found myself not really putting any exercise into it. Thus, this folding bike comes into play. 2 week review (commute every weekday): So far the bike has been excellent for my purposes. It's very ight so I can just pop the saddle to hang on my shoulder going up and downstairs (like a bag with a strap). It's folds extra tiny for the lead car on BART (no full bikes allowed in the lead car, most of the time I don't even fold it in other cars). The ride takes some getting used to, but it's a close of a feel to a full size as you can get with a 14" wheelbase. So far the bike has held up on hopping curbs, running over potholes and water in the SOMA and Financial districts of SF. The components seems good enough quality for a $250 bike. This is a good minimalist folding bike that is light, durable (so far), and easy on the wallet. Great for short distance commutes. The caveats: the seat dosent adjust high enough if you are 5'7" or taller. So you'll find yourself not being able to fully extend your legs on the pedals (inefficient pedaling). Get a larger wheelbase of your taller. Don't expect to go fast on this bike. The single speed gear is conservative and good for about 12-13 mph max on flat ground with a consistent cadence. Probably good for most people. Tips:- bring an extra wrench on your rides as there is no quick release for the wheels. Good for keeping your wheels secure from theft, but not as easy to take off if you need to change the tube. -Frame has a built in handle to carry while in folded mode. - while folding for transport. Fold the stem "inward" to where the bike frame (when foldered) can hang on the stem. This keeps things from flopping around in fold mode. - comes with fenders

My First Bike

For a first timer, I'm enjoying this bike. I have no problems with it, and it's simple enough to fold. It's a bit difficult to ride uphill though

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Highly recommended. In my opinion, It's te lightest folding bike available. Easy to ride and can be carried on board public transport such as bus, subway or car.

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Hi John,

Glad to know that you are enjoying your Tilt 500 14" Folding Bike - Silver. 
The bike weighs just 8.9 kg and folds small enough to fit into most car boots and does not feel too unwieldy on a public bus. 

It's a fun bike that can:
-take you anywhere.
-take with you anywhere :)

Cycling Department Joo Koon
Best Folding Bike

Lightweight and durable. Comes with all the accessories for everyday riding. Folds in minutes.

Hi Jeff,

Thank you for the review of our Tilt 500 14" Folding Bike - Silver.
The 8.9kg light and compact bicycle is the perfect bike to take with you anywhere. 
It folds into a very compact size to take with you in a taxi, bus or train with ease.

The height-adjustable seat makes the bicycle perfect for the whole family to ride, from teens to adults.

Cycling Department Joo Koon
A decent bike that is lightweight and easy to ride

The Goods - lightweight, smooth gear, effective brake, small size Areas to Improve - Seat a little narrow to support long hour riding (bottom ache!), I wish it can adjust the gear ratio behind for faster speed and effective uphill ride. **The new bigger model, bright green colored one can change gear!**

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Hi Chuen Cain,

I am delighted to learn that you enjoy our Tilt 500 14" Folding Bike - Silver. 

To make your long rides more comfortable, I would suggest adding  the 500 Memory Foam Saddle Cover Size M - Black (Click here for the link), as changing to a wider saddle may get in the way of the folding.

The bicycle has been designed to be compact and lightweight, therefore it does not include a gear changing mechanism that could add another kilogram to the overall weight.

Do drop by our stores for more suggestions to improve your longer distance rides. 

Christopher Chua
Cycling Department Joo Koon

I just bought this bike few months ago and been using it every single day. I fall in love of its weight and how compact the bike can give to the user like me. It's super light, super portable and I love the matte finished of the frame and its color! It never looks old. The folding system is not complicated at all and it can go with me everywhere. Highly recommended if you are looking for something that we will live by in the future. It's also perfect fro small city like Singapore :)

Hi Abbie,

I am glad to know that you are enjoying our Tilt 500 14" Folding Bike - Silver.

Our Tilt 500 14" Folding Bike - Silver is indeed a lightweight compact bike that you can take everywhere. It's small size ensures that you can take it with you on a bus, MRT, car etc. to explore different parts of the island.

If you have any further questions, like how to maintain your bicycle and keep it running at tip top shape, feel free to drop by any of our stores and speak with any of our bicycle staff.

Cycling Department Joo Koon
I love this bike

I wanted a bike to carry up an overhead bridge. No problem at all. The bike is so light you can just tote it up and down stairs. Super mobile. Only thing is the magnet that keeps the wheels together seems rather fragile as it is held by a long thin stem.I wonder if Decathlon stocks spare parts to fix it if it eventually breaks off. Just folded it and wheeled it onto MRT. No problem at all

Hi Lynette,
A pleasant day to you. I am very glad to hear that our product, Tilt 14" 500 Folding Bike Silver suits you and is agreeable to your expectations. We appreciate your time for your review on this product. Your feedbacks are vital to us so we can serve our users best and improve our products and services.
Regarding the your inquiry on the magnet. The magnet is being held by a stretchable strap which can break if pulled wrongly. We will share to your feedback to our production team for further assessment and improvement the the magnet system.I understand your concern of the possible breakage of the strap. In case this happens, please feel free to contact us and we can direct you to the nearest Decathlon workshop. We are happy to assist you and provide you the replacement strap as well as a free safety check of your bike.
Thank you once again and hope to see you again in our stores

GOCYCLELAH Sportingly,
Ecommerce Team
Small and Fun!

Small wheels, small form factor, easy to fold, light, I could bring this anywhere, runs smooth and just brings back the joy in cycling anywhere as it's so portable!

Hello Meng Yew,

Thank you for the 5 star review on the TILT 500 14" FOLDING BIKE - SILVER. I'm glad that the bicycle has served its purpose well and you find it very convenient to bring it around. You can also bring it up to the public transport when it's folded! :D 

I'm happy to know that you're enjoying the world of cycling. Do come by to our store to check out other bicycle as well! 

Hope to see you there! :D 

The skinny mechanic
City Square Mall Workshop
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Additional Product Information


Bike frame

  • 100% Aluminium 6061


6061 T6 aluminum frame — lightweight, dynamic and sturdy. The simple side-folding system uses a patented lever and means you take up minimum space at home, at the office, in the boot of a car or in a camper... you'll forget your bike is even there. There is a mechanism to lock the frame and stem so that you can keep the bike folded and transport it easily.


6061 T6 aluminum fork—lightweight, dynamic and sturdy to complement the frame.


V-brakes and aluminum calipers that are light and guarantee effective and progressive braking.

Handlebar / stem / steering

Semi-raised aluminum handlebars with a 60 mm rise for adjusting the steering position to suit your body shape and improve handling. Handlebar width: 540 mm. Aluminum folding stem with a fixed height for more rigidity, plus a quick release. Distance from saddle to handlebar: 400 mm. Bottom bracket to saddle distance: 480 mm to 700 mm

Saddle / seat post

Comfortable, seamless foam saddle to stop water from getting in. Theft-proof aluminum seat post that doesn't twist. 31.6 mm diameter.


14-inch aluminum rims for low weight and good propulsion. Aluminum hub.


14 x 1.50 skinwall city tires with puncture-proof coating. We have made these tires lighter to get better performance while retaining grip.


The fold-up pedals reduce bulk when the bike is folded. Once the pedals are folded up and the stem folded down, the bike can be stored against a wall and takes up very little space. Aluminum chainset for low weight and good propulsion. Cranks: 165 mm.

Accessories / equipment

Mudguard with stays The front of the bike can be fitted with a built-in LED available from our after-sales service. Stand Ergonomic handle on the frame to make the bike easier to carry.



Compatible accessories

Compatible Accessories FOLDING BIKE REAR CARRIER (Model Code 8328464) FOLDING BIKE BASKET (Model Code 8349941) FOLDING BIKE BAG (Model Code 8271631) FOLDING BIKE KICKSTAND (Model Code 8356172)




Lifetime warranty on the frame, stem (excl. hinge), rigid fork and handlebar.

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