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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.

New! Ice trikes are here

Ice Trikes Adventure HD recumbent trike

Basically Bicycles is now an authorized dealer for Ice Trikes. Come on in and give these folding recumbent trikes a try. Ice offers lots of ways to customize your ride, so you'll be able to order the features you want. Suspension? Sure! Seat type? Totally! Components? Certainly. The choice is yours.

Bacchetta recumbent carbon sale

Bacchetta recumbents are fast and fun!

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.

KHS bikes on sale!

KHS Urban Xcel for sale at Basically BicyclesAll in-stock KHS and Free Agent bicycles are now 15% off. Save on mountain, comfort commuter, kids' bikes and more! (Sale price appears when you add the bike to your shopping cart, or call for details.)

Basically Bicycles offers high-quality KHS bicycles. KHS Bicycles Inc. was founded in 1974. Its mission is to design, manufacture and distribute moderately priced and high quality bicycles and accessories. Since that time KHS has grown into a brand respected for quality, value, and integrity with distribution in more than 30 countries around the world.

Buyer's Guide to Car Racks

Basically Bicycles sells car racks for 
recumbent bike and trikes.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.

Indoor trainer sale--save 20%

Cyclops indoor bike trainerBasically Bicycles offers indoor trainers that work with recumbent bikes and tadpole-style recumbent trikes. These compact, easy-to-use devices turn your bike or trike into the best ever stationary trainer. Exercise at home, with the seat and pedals adjusted just for you, unlike the stationary bike at the gym. Trainers offer a great foul-weather  workout on your favorite bike or trike. 

BionX Electric Bike Conversion Kits give you a boost

bionx electric bike convertion kitJust about any bike--and lots of trikes, too-- can become an electric vehicle 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 or trike can take you anywhere--work, school, across town--without fatigue. Try one today! Contact Basically Bicycles about our special offer on select models. Check out what's new for 2017!

Featured Recumbent Trike -- Catrike Villager

Catrike Villager recumbent trike for sale at Basically Bicycles.The Catrike Villager is a user-friendly recumbent trike that anyone can ride. Based on strong demand, it has a higher seat, 20” wheels, a wider stance and incredible ground clearance. This recumbent trike is a true utilitarian vehicle--ride it to the grocery store or out to dinner, it’s great for a picnic in the park, or ride it wherever you want to go. You will enjoy the scenery more than ever and discover the great joy of riding all over again. The Villager's comfortable padded seat back adjusts from 40 degrees to 51 degrees, and the 12.5” seat height allows you to get in and out with ease. 

Our Daily Cycling Tip

Commute For Fitness – If you drive a few miles to work every workday, you should consider commuting by bicycle every now and then. In most congested cities, cycling is faster than driving. It’s definitely more fun. And best, you’ll be swapping the stress of driving for the health benefits of pedaling. Cycling commuters get to work ready to go and arrive home relaxed yet energized from the exercise. Give it a try!