Basically Bicycles, a full service bicycle shop serving western Massachusetts and beyond since 1992, is an owner-operated bike store dedicated to providing personalized service and excellent value. As New England's leading recumbent bike dealer, we stock a large selection of recumbent bikesand recumbent trikes, as well as electric bikes, plus comfort, mountain, tandem bicycles, and all the bike parts and accessories you need to enjoy your bike to the fullest.
Bacchetta’s Carbon bikes have been some of the world’s most sought-after recumbents since they were introduced. And now, for a limited time, they’re the most affordable as well! Starting August 1, 2016 all Bacchetta Carbon bikes (C/A 650c, 700c, Carbon Bassos, and Carbon Corsas) are on sale for 15% off the regular MSRP. Frame kits start as low as $1,445 and complete bikes at $2720. With stunning good looks, great component mix, and a warranty that’s second to none, there’s just no reason to put off buying your dream carbon bike today! Sale is limited to available stock; no back-orders at sale price. Contact Dave at Basically Bicycles for details!
All Bacchetta carbon frames carry the same limited lifetime warranty to the original owner as their steel and aluminum frames. Bacchetta also offers a very generous carbon frame replacement program if your carbon frame happens to be damaged in a crash, even if it’s your fault.
We stock Catrike Recumbent Trikes
Whether you are focused on performance, comfort or all-out fun, Catrike recumbent trikes can fit the bill. Across the line, you'll find high quality aluminum frames built in the United States, comfortable seats, and thoughtful touches like two-sided pedals and mirrors included. Basically Bicycles stocks most Catrike models, and can assist you in finding the perfect recumbent trike to meet your needs. Check out a Catrike recumbent trike at Basically Bicycles today.
Buyer's Guide to Car Racks
One of the most frequent questions we get here at Basically Bicycles is “How do I put that recumbent bike on my car?” Although most recumbent bikes will fit on traditional style racks, some racks are better suited for recumbent bikes than others. We carry many racks that are well-suited for recumbent bicycles and trikes.
Check out the Basically Bicycles buyer's guide to car racks for an overview of rack types and tips on how you can take your recumbent bike or trike with you.
Sun Seeker Recumbent Trikes are in stock now
Basically Bicycles has the new Sun Seeker recumbent trikes in stock. These affordable entry level trikes may be just what you need to get out and get some exercise while you get around. Tadpole and delta models are both available. Fun seekers like Sun Seekers!
Bright flags enhance your visibility
Treat yourself to a bright new flag, and make yourself more visible wherever you ride. Whether you need a flag with reflective panels, or a super colorful flag for daytime riding, Basically Bicycles has you covered--in eye-catching style! Recumbent riders are especially fond of these US-made flags. Check out the new flag options today!
Bike lights extend your ride day
With shorter fall days on the way, one way to extend your riding time is to invest in great bike lights that help you see and be seen. Lighting technology has come a long way, and bright, lightweight, small, reachargeable fornt and rear lights are now available at very reasonable prices. Order headlights tail lights today to enjoy morning and evening rides throughout the fall.
BionX Electric Bike Conversion Kits give you a boost
Just about any bike can become an electric bike when you add a BionX electric bike kit. You'll enjoy riding regardless of your age or training level as BionX gives you the ability and confidence to challenge steep climbs, front winds and stronger riders. BionX boosts your power from 25% to 300%, and offers up to four levels of assistance. Your bicycle can take you anywhere--work, school, across town--without fatigue. Try one today! Contact Basically Bicycles about our special offer on select models.
Featured Bike -- Sun Crusher
With a sturdy steel frame and massive, go-anywhere tires, Sun's Crusher 7 bicycle is ready to cruise whenever you are. The relaxed, upright riding position and luxury 3.5-inch-wide rubber afford a plush ride, whether you're on the beach, crushed-gravel paths, or the road. An easy-to-use Shimano twist shifter is attached to an extra-wide handlebar, allowing you 7 speeds for the hills and flats. And for slowing this steed down, aluminum linear-pull brakes provide solid stopping power.
Our Daily Cycling Tip
Bike Stolen? Get It Back! - If you're unlucky enough to have a bike stolen, don't assume it's gone for good. As long as you can identify the bike (you did record the serial number, didn't you?) and you're willing to do a little leg work, there's a chance of recovery. Immediately prepare a flyer with a photo and description of your bike. Include any details that make identification easier such as special accessories or markings on the bike. Post these flyers on telephone poles, on community bulletin boards, at colleges, by bus stops, in short, everywhere and anywhere. Also, hand them to all your friends and let us know as soon as possible so we can be on the alert, too (sometimes thieves think they can sell stolen bikes to bike shops and we're always on the lookout). It may seem hopeless, but you have a reasonable chance of getting the bike back if you act fast and don't give up. Good luck!