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5 April 2016 - 2:43pm
 

Bay Area to AlphaBENT

 

Directions to our recumbent trikes showroom from the Bay Area

We are located on the northern edge of Downtown or even Midtown Sacramento.

By train

Amtrak takes you from Richmond (on the BART Red Line) to Sacramento on the Capitol Corridor train.

The shop is less than one mile from the Sacramento train station. Here are walking directions and a map.

By bus

Greyhound: The Greyhound bus stop is on Richards Blvd, quite close (only 1.2 miles) to the shop. However, that direction from the shop is a world away and a walk from the Greyhound terminal goes through a rough neighborhood. We recommend getting a ride.

MegaBus: Megabus runs a very inexpensive shuttle from San Francisco in the heart of the Bay Area. The MegaBus terminates in Sacramento near CSU Sacramento at the 65th Street Light Rail Stations. Here are directions to get from the Megabus bus stop to AlphaBENT.

By car

We are at a major interstate hub. We are near the junction of I-5, I-80, CA-99, or US-50. From San Francisco, it is very efficient to take US-50 to the Capitol City Freeway. It brings you into Sacramento past Raley Field and the Gold Bridge.

By trike or bike

When you get close to Sacramento, there is a causeway just west of West Sacramento with exclusive bike lanes. Here are directions to the shop by bike if you are on bike travelling from the Bay Area.

 
 

Information

Catrike Eola lead banner image

Catrike announces the Eola, a new recumbent trike model for 2019.

Pinking handlebar mechanism has serrated edges that mate with serrated clamp to remember previous position and angle

"Memory" is designed into handlebars on ICE recumbent trikes with sawtooth edges like those produced with pinking shears.

New Bacchetta B3 seat strikes middle ground between Recurve and Euromesh seat-styles.

Electric-assist and retrofit electric motor company Bionx has gone bankrupt and its assets are being sold off.

Sideview of ICE Full Fat recumbent trike with Rohloff Speedhub drivetrain

This ICE Full Fat off-road recumbent trike with Rohloff 14-speed Speedhub and full packing rack system and will be used for exploring and hunting off-road in the Sierras.

JCS on his Catrike 700

Researchers in Britain studying elderly endurance cyclists have discovered profound benefits to cycling at an older age.

mid-light exposure of 2018 flags

Major recumbent trike manufacturers revise their standard OEM recumbent trike flags with safety prioritizing over self promotion.

Classifieds

Terratrike

Virtually new, ridden less than 15 miles. 24 speed, tadpole style recumbent trike. Includes flag, mirrors, combo light and mounts, seat bag, chain guard, speed and distance computer, water bottle cage, rear rack, trunk pack bag, bike pump, safety bell, and cover. Bike has knee saver adapters installed on cranks. These can be removed. Very little wear due to knee and back injuries. Trunk pack bags are not in the photos but include a main bag that sets on top of the rear rack and panniers on both sides that fold and zip closed when not in use.

Original cost $3000 + $55 cover.

Catrike

This new hyper-yellow Catrike 700 is one of last 700's produced in this color.

The eye-catching color is best described as a dayglo or tennis-ball color and it contrasts well with the black highlights of the rest of the trike.