Basically Bicycles--Recumbent Bikes & Recumbent Trikes Turners Falls, Massachusetts | Rans | Catrike | Catbike | HP Velotechnik | Sun | Bionx | KHS

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Welcome to Basically Bicycles

Basically_Bicycles_Turners_Falls_MassachusettsBasically 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 bikes and 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.

Please check out our online catalog to see some of the great prouducts we sell or better yet, come in soon, take a test ride, and see what we've got for you.

Basically Bicycles knows Recumbents

Rans Recumbents

 

Bacchetta recumbent bikes logo

Basically Bicycles has been helping people all over Massachusetts and New England discover the comfort and performance of recumbent bikes and recumbent trikes since 1994.  We stock a large selection of recumbent bicycles from Rans, Bacchetta, Catrike, Sun, and more in a variety of frame configurations, wheelbases and price points.  Come in and test ride a recumbent bike today.

Electric Bike Special: $1099

This special package--just $1099--includes a KHS TC 100 comfort bike paired with the Bionx PL 250 electric assist unit. It's a state of the art combination that offers you comfort and convenience, with a quality bicycle and the smooth power of the BionX electric assist.

At a great price, these won't last long, so come in today and check out the TC 100 Bionx Special.

New! Catrike folding Trail is here

You've asked for it, and now it's here--Catrike's Folding Trail recumbent trike. Featuring a no-touch chain management system and a padded seat, this trike is easy to ride, easy to fold, and easy to store. Small wheels let you roll it while folded, and it stands up vertically to save space. Plus, it's got that great Catrike handling. Check out the Catrike Folding Trail at Basically Bicycles  today!

Make shifting easier with a NuVinci Hub

Order a  new Catrike recumbent trike from Basically Bicycles, and you can upgrade to the amazing NuVinci hub for just $200 more. This upgrade makes shifting your trike as easy as changing the volume on the radio. You just keep pedaling at your preferred pace, and your bike shifts smoothy and quietly. Try a NuVinci hub at Basically Bicycles today.

Bright flags enhance your visibility

Reflective bicycle flagTreat 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, Basicaly 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!

Special pricing on select BionX Electric Bike Conversion Kits

bionx electric bike convertion kitJust 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.

Touring and recumbent bag sale

Arkel tailrider expedition bicycle bag

Whether you're going around the corner, or around the world, bicycle bags, panniers and pack from Arkel can handle your stuff. These high-quality bike accessories feature ultra-durable fabrics, zippers, and fittings. Their bicycle attachment systems keep your bags in place and are easy to use.  Arkel has great options for recumbent bikes and trikes, too. Check out Arkel bicycle bags for your next trip to the store, the office, or wherever you want to go. See all the bag specials in our web store.

Featured Bike--Electric KHS TC 100 + BionX

The bike: KHS' TC 100 is perfect for cruising around town and on local bike paths. Its durable steel frame delivers a comfortable upright riding position. Plus, the soft saddle and suspension seatpost smooth bumpy terrain, and the Shimano drivetrain has all the gears you need for easy pedaling. The TC 100 is a great choice for daily commutes, quick errands and getting away from it all. Regularly $399.00.

The BionX: The PL250 offers both a traditional throttle and power-assist technology along with a 40-mile range for the ideal balance of pedaling and power. With BionX's proportional assist, you just set the power level on the easy-to-use backlit console and start pedaling. The harder you pedal, the more power the motor adds so you go faster and further with less effort. Or you can use the throttle for an instant burst of speed anytime. And, when the time comes to head downhill, BionX's regenerative braking uses the motor to help slow you down while recharging the battery for a sweet energy-efficient bonus! Regularly $1199.00.

At a great price, this offer won't last forever, so come in today and check out the TC 100 Bionx Special.

Tires for Your Recumbent

Schwalbe Big Apple bicycle tireGreat rides deserve great tires! Whether you like to hit the road or the bike path on your recumbent or electric bike or trike, Basically Bicycles has high-quality tires that will fit your wheels. Schwalbe's Big Apple gives a plush ride, Schwalbe's Marathon line lasts and lasts, and Duranos and Kojaks offer speed and handling. Check out the recumbent bicycle tire selection the next time you're in the shop, or order online.

Our Daily Cycling Tip

Dealing With Road Rage - It's best to avoid aggressive drivers. Look for escape routes or stop and get off the road. Confrontation rarely solves anything and often escalates the situation, so make every effort to steer clear. If you were threatened or put in danger, try to memorize the license plate and what the driver looked like and report the incident to the authorities. Usually, it's best to file a written report so officers have all the details and can take action.

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