Carbon Basso
Recumbent Bike

MSRP: $4400

The Bacchetta Carbon Basso is a revamp of our classic Ti Aero Basso. The Carbon Basso is designed for shorter riders or for those looking for a performance bike with a slightly less aggressive BB to seat ratio. But keep in mind that the new Carbon Basso frame comes out of the same mold as the CA3.0… so there is no need to question it’s performance capabilities, that’s built into the bikes DNA. Also, unlike the Ti-Basso, which only came in a small size, the Aero Basso is available in a large frame size too! Basso Frame Kits start at $1700.


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ModelCarbon Basso
Designed ByMark Colliton
FrameBacchetta Custom Carbon 3.0
ForkBacchetta Full Carbon 20", w/disc, V-brake and road caliper options
SeatCarbon w/Bacchetta Seat Stay Clamps
HandlebarBacchetta Aero Tweener Bars (300mm reach)
StemBacchetta 3-Piece Adjustable
Rear DerailSRAM GX 11 spd.
Front DerailSRAM Rival YAW 11 spd.
ShiftersSRAM GX 2x11
CranksetSRAM Force 22 Carbon Double
Bottom BracketSRAM GXP, 68mm, English
HeadsetFSA Orbit-X, 1-1/8"
Front BrakeX-Eyed CNC Dual Pivot Road
Rear BrakeX-Eyed CNC Dual Pivot Road
Brake LeversTektro Eclipse
Front WheelVuelta Corsa Lite Disc (Options of 451 or 406 Front Wheel Sizes)
Rear WheelVuelta Corsa Lite Disc, 700c
Front TireSchwalbe Durano 28c
Rear TireSchwalbe Durano 28c
ChainKMC X9
PedalsWellgo LU897 Platform
BB Height26"
Seat Height22"
WheelbaseStandard: 49", Large: 50"
Weight22 lbs. Without Pedals
Weight Limit250 lbs. (Rider and Gear Make Up Total Weight Limit)
Gear Range25-126.5"
ColorPearl Blue
Frame SizeStandard: 12.5" Boom, Large: 14" boom
X SeamStandard: 37"-46", Large: 41"-50"
Brain Box Bag $65
One For All (OFA) Bag $65
Top Tube Bag $36
One Arm Bandit $32
Zefal Spy Mirror $20
SS Bottle Cage $10
Planet Bike Speed EZ Fenders $45
Planet Bike Superflash Taillight $30
Tubes (Presta Valve, All Sizes) $6


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A word about the Bacchetta line of performance recumbents- Bellwether. Merriam-Webster’s definition is as follows: One that takes the lead or initiative. When we introduced our Strada and Aero models in 2001, we changed the perception of recumbents. When we introduced the aluminum Corsa in 2005, we shredded the misconception that high performance equals high cost. We weren’t the first to introduce the dual big wheel format, we were the company who made it work! And while our designs have spawned an entire market of Bacchetta wanna-be’s, none of them match the track record of Bacchetta performance recumbents through real world riding. We go to the races. We have the most renowned recumbent racing team on the planet in Team Bacchetta. While others companies spend a lot of time talking about how fast their bikes are, we’re out there proving it. If you want real world performance and are ready to walk the walk, you start at the top. You start with Bacchetta, the bellwether of performance recumbents!