Bacchetta Strada Recumbent Bike

The Strada is Bacchetta’s steel bike for the performance minded. It is designed to be fast but versatile. The stock dual 26″ (559) wheels come with 1″ 100 psi tires and allow a wide range of others. Though built for speed it has clearance for fenders or wider tires for touring. Read More…

Bacchetta Giro 26 Recumbent Bike

The Bacchetta Giro 26″ is the recumbent that brought me thru the Bicyclemans’ door for the first time. I had finished a tour around Lake Ontario on my old Rans V-Rex and ran into a little trouble. The back roads I was riding on in Canada often had 3″ of loose stone for a shoulder. If I had to get off the road in a hurry, the loose stone would stop the 20″ front wheel on my V-Rex instantly. Read More…

Bacchetta Giro Recumbent Bike

The Giro is Bacchetta’s rendition of the popular 20×26 OSS SWB. It is not a groundbreaking design but rather a refinement with some improved features and details. This bike is as easy to adjust between riders as any recumbent in this category. Read More…

Bacchetta Corsa Recumbent Bike

The Bacchetta Corsa got a new aluminum frame in 2005. It also gained an option of dual 650c or 700c wheels. The new version lost almost 2 lb bringing the bike’s weight down to 24 lb on our digital scale. Although the component quality dropped some from the 2004 ultegra spec, it is fine for a bike intended to be a “more bang for your buck” go fast high racer. Read More…

Bacchetta Carbon Aero 2 Recumbent Bike

The Bacchetta Carbon Aero 2.0 is one of the lightest and fastest stock recumbents made. Our scale here at the Bicycleman says just over 21lbs with the base parts group. The Carbon Aero 2.0 looks refined and organic in the way the monotube flows and curves into the chainstays and the paint seems a step up in quality compared to most recumbents. Read More…

Bacchetta Aero TI Recumbent Bike

The AERO is Bacchetta’s single minded performance bike built for speed. It is not for touring, it is not really for commuting, it is designed for speed. This bike features a cleaner aerodynamic design, a titanium frame and a carbon fiber seat. They weight about 22 pounds. Read More…

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