Monthly Archives: November 2008

Key West Here We Come!

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It gets a little slow around here this time of year, so rather than sitting around waiting for the phone to ring, we’ve decided to take a little tour.  That’s right, we’re closing up shop starting Monday, December 8th, hopping on our touring bikes and heading south. Mark, John, Jeremy and myself will be taking a four day tour (about 280 miles, give Read More

Back to the Beginning: Our Fundamentals Revisited

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Hard to believe, but Bacchetta has been in business building and selling recumbents for over seven years now.  In that time, we’ve added models, removed models and changed models.  Hell, I remember being in business for two years and having some recumbent pundits saying that the high racer was a fad and looked to be dying out.  We shrugged our shoulders and Read More

Texas to Florida and Back: Kent and Katy

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Yesterday, we were lucky enough to get a visit from a father/daughter duo, who were making a trip many of us dream about on their Bacchetta recumbents.  You’d think making a trip that will probably total over 3400 miles would be the culmination of our interest; not so!  Read on. They’re making the trip on a Corsa (HED wheels no Read More

CA2.0 color?

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Thanks for the feedback on the CA2.0 TEAM bike, every little bit helps. As much as we wish we could accommodate everyone’s ideas there is just no way a small company like BACCHETTA can do that, especially on the initial runs of this bike. What we will try to do is build a great bike, that’s a great value and, Read More

Seat Clamp- The Second Generation

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I was already to go into a big production about this new product, but then decided that a picture is worth a thousand words. In that regard, I’ll just give you the abbreviated version (abbreviated for me at least). Recessed center bolts, allow you to pre-set the clamp at the top. Big deal your saying? Well, yeah, it is a Read More

2009 Team bike concept

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Below is a rendering of a decal and color scheme we’re considering for the 2009 Team Bacchetta riders. Nothing is set in stone yet but I can tell you that John is pretty high on this look. Please note that the component package shown does not represent a team build or the final specifications for the stock CA2.0. Best regards, Read More

Rider Feedback: Dick Patterson

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The new Giro 20 tt is amazing! It is light, fast, agile and comfortable. If I use an auto analogy, it is like a sports car. My old Porsche had the same qualities. My first Bacchetta was an Agio and the bike was great, but I wanted something more aggressive. I’m short and a high racer was not for me. Read More