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:  http://www.sheldonbrown.com/tire_sizing.html, 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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Top Notch Dealer in Brandon, MS.

Posted on Mar 27, 2012

Most bicycle dealers have a passion for the business. I think recumbent bicycle dealers take it up a notch. Then there are few that like to take it up even further by sponsoring a weekly Saturday morning Bread Ride and a couple of very successful organized rides a year. Jim Snider of Ride South, www.ridesouth.com, is one of those dealers. [...]

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Old New Seat Clamp

Posted on Feb 29, 2012

A recent phone call from a customer prompted me to do a quick search of our BLOG archives for the original article Mike posted about our redesigned seat clamp. Turns out that was over 3 years ago but it seems there are still some folks out there that are not aware of that fact. Anyway, here’s what you need to [...]

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2012 Bacchetta Line-Up

Posted on Feb 20, 2012

First, and foremost, we’d like everyone to know that April 1st, 2012 (no joke) will mark the 10th year that Bacchetta has been in business. So we’d like to take this opportunity to thank all our customers for making our first decade a very successful one. We would also like to give a special shout out to all of our [...]

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Pamela Dallas’s Tricked Out Bella ATT!

Posted on Sep 12, 2011

  Pamela called me one day with a challenge.  She wanted a Bella ATT but with a few specialty items.  Generally, Bacchetta is a “simpler is better” company, but you reach a point where you’ve got to try new things.  Remember I said that. When things went further than I could handle, I handed over the challenge to Mark at [...]

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