Join Bacchetta for Bike Sebring “Battle of the Brands” February 8th, 2020

Posted on Jan 7, 2020

Bacchetta and Cruzbike have teamed up to host an epic showdown for the Century and 12 Hour races at this year’s Bike Sebring event on February 8, 2020. The challenge is to see which two-wheeled recumbent brand racks up the most combined miles for the Century and 12 Hour events. Riders of any unfaired, two-wheeled recumbent are welcome to join [...]

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The first CT 2.0 production trikes are in.

Posted on May 17, 2019

Hey! Wanted to let you know our first small batch of production carbon fiber trikes has arrived and we are busy doing the final assembly. They look fantastic and ride even better. These initial ones are for CarbonTrikes back-ordered customers and the factory is now busy cranking out additional ones for general availability. Check back here for further updates. In [...]

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The Pelso Brevet Review – Riding Across Florida

Posted on Apr 19, 2019

Last weekend, I rode my bike 170 miles across Florida on the industry’s newest recumbent bike, the carbon fiber Pelso Brevet. It has been a decade since I have ridden the Ride Across Florida (back then it was called “Race” Across Florida and about 30 miles shorter). I have now done it on three different recumbents: the Corsa, the Carbonaero [...]

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Bacchetta B3 Recumbent Seat Introduction

Posted on Mar 30, 2018

I did a post on Facebook about the new seat in our Bacchetta lineup. Rather than cut and paste and screw up the whole thing while wasting a lot of time doing it, I’ll just post the link for the Facebook post: You can also find the B3 seat in our Bacchetta store:  

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The new Bacchetta “A” frames… and what you can do with them!

Posted on Jan 4, 2017

Let me start by saying that we are always thinking about ways to make our bikes a better value and making them more versatile is just one way we try to apply that thinking. Over the years we’ve made a number of frame changes to our bikes in an effort to improve their versatility but keeping up with those changes, [...]

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Giro-26 wheel options

Posted on Oct 29, 2012

Below is some general info regarding wheel sizes which will work on our Giro 26 bikes beyond the original stock wheels.  If wheel sizes are a mystery to you, we highly recommend learning a little more about wheel sizes before reading the article.  You can find general wheel and tire information, here:, GIRO 26 AND 26 ATT FRAMES: THE [...]

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Ron Swann: Nothing Is Impossible

Posted on Sep 27, 2012

Note: The most fulfilling feedback from customers is when they tell us our bikes have made a difference in their lives.  I’ve heard from folks who’ve finally been able to manage diabetes, because they’ve been able to ride again.  One gentleman, spurred by the desire to ride one of our bikes, went from 560 lbs. down to 185 lbs.  Here [...]

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Wheel & Sprocket Spring Expo

Posted on Apr 11, 2012

Just got back from 5 days in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for Wheel & Sprocket’s annual Spring Bicycle Expo and, once again, Chris Kegel and his crew knocked it out of the park. Great weather made for some huge crowds looking to jump start the bike season. I was there to help out the Wheel & Sprocket recumbent staff that work out [...]

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