Boston Area: Wheelworks/Bacchetta Weekend July 23rd-25th

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Okay you Bacchetta kitties and cats, if you’re even anywhere near this part of the country you better come see us.  Saturday we’ll be giving tons of test rides and Sunday, there’ll be a tour of southern New England.  All hosted by Wheelworks and their top cycling/recumbent dog, Scott Chamberlain. For more information and some absolutely beautiful photography, check out Scott’s blog: Read More

The Gustafson’s: 8 Days and 400 Miles

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Here’s a nice little note from two members of the ever-growing Bacchetta family.  The Gustafson’s were nice enough to share it with us and we’re returning the favor- Thanks Paul and Brenda! Hey guys, I thought you might get a kick out of this photo.  It was taken on the last day (8 days total) of our 400 mile trip Read More

New Red Jersey and the Return of X-Eyed!

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We’ve been slowly relaunching the X-Eyed line, first with our X-Eyed high end brakes and now with our Hi-Viz and new, Red jersey’s.  The idea was to tone these jersey’s down from our Bacchetta label jersey’s, so every recumbent rider can enjoy the benefits of this cutting edge design, but with the super-cool X-Eyed label.  Below are some pictures of Read More

Featured Rider: Mark Epperson

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As always, we’re thrilled when happy Bacchetta customers send us their story and pictures.  Below is an article from the Shuttleguy Tours Newsletter which features Mark Epperson, a Bacchetta rider- Enjoy! Mark grew up on a small farm located near Rockford, Illinois.  His nearest friend lived about a mile away and the nearest town was about 3 miles away, so Read More

Texas Hill Country 600K

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Let’s take a trip back to 2009 and the first running of the Texas Hill Country 600km (though not a true 600k at only 360 miles):  John Schlitter of Team Bacchetta won the overall with a time of 20:59 total time while Kent Polk, also of Team Bacchetta, finished fourth overall. They were the sum total of recumbents in attendance.  Read More

New Bacchetta Bikes for 2010

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Kind of.  These are actually new takes on current bikes that work better in our lineup and give you more variety.  If you’re wondering where the new, whiz bang designs are, just for the sake of saying we designed something new, you’ve come to the wrong place.  We build bikes that stand the test of time and our current designs already work.  Read More

Bella- The Transportable Long Wheelbase Recumbent

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One common complaint with a LWB recumbent, is transportability.  After all, they are quite a bit longer than a SWB recumbent.  But who says you cannot at least make a go at it?  Let’s face it, these days a ton of people are driving vans, trucks w/toppers or SUV’s and want their bike inside.  And although this article may not work Read More

Bacchetta Updates- Winter Hours and New Shop Items

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Just a couple of items I want to keep everyone abreast of… New Winter Hours- Starting this week, our office will be open Monday-Thursday, 9:30 am till 5:30 pm, ET.  We will be closed on Fridays, until phone and email traffic pick up again- hopefully early next year.  We’ll also be taking these Friday’s to work on finalizing new product and begin Read More