Giro A26
Top Touring Recumbent

MSRP: $2200

With our new Adroit frame, top shelf components and Bacchetta custom aluminum tubing, the Giro A26 is a lightweight touring machine built to do it all. A long, self supported tour? No problem. Throw on your favorite set of go fast road wheels when you get back for some club riding? No problem. Bacchetta gives you the options you want!

Reviews 5 from 1 rating
ModelGiro A26
Designed ByMark Colliton
FrameBacchetta Custom Ovalized Aluminum w/Disc Brake Tab and Adroit Dropouts
ForkBacchetta Aluminum, w/Disc Brake Tab, 1-1/8"
SeatBacchetta Euromesh
HandlebarBacchetta Aluminum Tweener
Rear DerailSRAM X7 9 speed
Front DerailMicroshift
ShiftersSRAM X9
CranksetFSA Come 48/36/26T, W/Integrated BB
Bottom BracketFSA Mega Exo Integrated
HeadsetFSA Orbit-X, 1-1/8"
CassetteSRAM PG950 11-34t 9spd
Front BrakeTRP Spyre Mechanical
Rear BrakeTRP Spyre Mechanical
Brake LeversAvid Speed Dial 7
Front WheelAlex DA16 26" (559)
Rear WheelAlex DA16, 26" (559)
Front TireKenda Kwest, 26" (559x32c)
Rear TireKenda Kwest, 26" (559x32c)
ChainKMC Z9000
PedalsWellgo LU 897 Platform
BB Height33"
Seat Height25"
WheelbaseStandard: 46", Large: 47"
Weight29 lbs. w/Euromesh seat
Weight Limit250 lbs.*
Gear Range18.7-106.8"
ColorCompetition Yellow
Frame SizeStandard: 12.5" Boom - Large: 14" boom
X SeamStandard: 37"-46" - Large: 41"-50"


Bacchetta cro-moly disc



Bacchetta EuroMesh


Bacchetta Carbon



Bacchetta long reach V-brakes



700c disc hub wheels (max 28c tire size on 26 ATT)



Giro-26 fender set



Big Bag


One For All (OFA) Bag


Brain Box


Top Tube Bag



Stainless Steel bottle cage



Universal Rear Rack



Zefal Spy mirror


Mountain Mirrycle Mirror



One Arm Bandit (OAB) Light mount


Planet Bike Superflash Taillight



Kickstand mount w/Greenfield kickstand



KENDA Kwest 1.25″ (32c)



All Bacchetta stock wheel sizes (Presta valve)


1 review for Giro A26

  1. Paul Todd


    Love in later life.

    LLanfaelog, Anglesey N. Wales UK

    What I Like: Comfort, build quality, potential

    What I Dislike: Frankly, nothing springs to mind

    How I Ride: Fitness and pleasure

    I will be 70 next month and have enjoyed a ‘full and active life,’ which over the years has become more and more restricted due to various injuries picked up along the way.
    A year or so back it was apparent that cycling, my last form of enjoyable exercise, was suffering diminishing returns. Time spent in the saddle was more and more limited by pain.

    Enter the recumbent bicycle.

    I purchased an older 20” Giro as a training machine and immediately realised it’s potential, completing a 77 mile charity ride with absolutely no ‘orthopaedic’ pains what so ever.
    Suitably convinced I moved on to the 26” variant and have not looked back since.
    The bike is an absolute joy to ride and it is true to say that I feel ‘young’ again, discovering the new challenges of balance, climbing and general low speed manoeuvring, whilst being amazed at the ease with which she deals with our West Coast landscape and weather conditions.
    Current plans are to re-visit the coast to coast (UK that is) route along the Roman Hadrian’s Wall next summer and enjoy the views this time …. painlessly.
    I appreciate that this bike was not designed just for ‘old men’ and in many ways wish I had found her earlier in life when I might have been able to exploit her aerodynamic advantage and break that 25 mile TT barrier on a few more occasions, but suffice to say that when she hit’s her stride on a nice sunny day she makes this old man very happy.

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