Catrike has discontinued its popular Hyper-yellow and Eon-green colors and replaced them with Firefly-yellow and Candy-green.
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Directions to AlphaBENT
Getting to AlphaBENT from anywhere
Our location is at a major hub of roads, trains, and planes. [Here are directions particularly from the Bay Area.]
We are located at the junction of I-5, I-80, US-50, and CA-99
From any of these roads, we have found the directions given by Google to be quite effective.
We are less than a mile from the Sacramento Amtrak train station. Here are walking directions and a map.
Greyhound: The Greyhound bus stop is on Richards Blvd, quite close (only 1.2 miles) to the shop. However, that particular 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.
The Sacramento Municipal Airport (SMF) is very close. To get from the Airport, take the Yolobus 42A. Take light rail or walk from downtown Sacramento. To get back to the airport, take the Yolobus 42B.
Sacramento is blessed with a very nice cycle transportation system. The American River Trail is roughly a mile from the shop and is an excellent place to ride a trike. There is a bike path causeway that comes in from the west if you are travelling from the Bay Area. A nice bike route comes down from Rio Oso if you are traveling from the north.
HP Velotechnik offers electric recumbent trike options for most trikes models using Shimano STEPS motor system.
Shimano has entered the e-bike market with its STEPS motor system, and HP has adapted this system to most of its recumbent trike models.
Catrike Dumont full-suspension recumbent trikes FINALLY shipping.
New Scorpion recumbent trike model has a 26" drivewheel and rear suspension, but no hinge.
AlphaBENT's Chico shop used to be our main location and contact point. However, times have changed and now our Sacramento shop is the best place to test-ride a recumbent trike or bike.
ICE shows improved seat, graphics, colors, and ergonomics for Adventure recumbent trike models.
Azub Open-House at AlphaBENT on the morning of 18 Oct 2016. Open invitation to try the new Azub Ti-FLY full-suspension trike, 2015 Trike of the Year TriCon, Azub Six full-suspension trike, and Azub T-Tris upgraded with 250W Neodrive electric-assist system.
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.
This trike is so fun you'll look forward to getting out as often as possible. With the big 26" drive-wheel, the Gekko FX26 has great efficiency and stable handling. It has a surprisingly tight turning radius that gets you through the tight spots; mid-range seat height with adjustable seat angle is comfortable and easy to get into; high-performance Avid BB5 disc brakes stop you reliably; and, the 24-speed gearing gets you through any terrain including high-speeds for the break-away.
The GT1 is folding trike with 16" wheels, easy to fold up and take with you! This is a great trike that climbs hills with minimal effort and has a super small turning radius.
This trike uses low-maintenance, all-weather drum brakes and top quality components and smooths out the road with its: