Aero TI Recumbent Bicycles
Bacchetta Aero TI Recumbent Bike
After over four years of development Rich Pinto's
Aerocycle became Bacchettas 23 pound Aero Ti "high-racer"
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. The larger diameter
650c aero wheels offer light weight, a selection of hi performance road
tires, good road gearing and excellent low rolling resistance, even on
less than perfect paved surfaces. It's 47" wheelbase provides the AERO
with good stability. The laid back carbon seat offers good support and is
light & stiff. Road vibration is damped a bit by the titanium frame, the
2" seat foam further cut the bumps transmitted to the rider. They are fast
on the flat and climb great. It is an excellent bike to get if you want to
comfortably keep up with folks on traditional road bikes.
The down side of this bike is you can not put wider tires on these wheels,
The Aero TI sells for ~$3995 making is one of the least expensive
recumbents at its weight. The Reynolds Wishbone TI is ~$1000 less
expensive and only a pound or two heavier. The Wishbone is available in
dual 650c with OSS and the more versatile 20x26 with USS or OSS.
Click here for a
Bacchetta Owner's Manual (requires Acrobat Reader 1.22mb)