Carbon Aero 3.0

Bacchetta Carbon Aero 3.0


The world’s most accomplished carbon recumbent road bike. The updated C/A 3.0 frames incorporate our new Adroit dropout system, disc brake option and integrated idler post. Viewed by most as the optimal combination of speed, comfort and handling, the C/A 3.0 is the “Gold Standard” of performance recumbents.


ModelCarbonAero 3.0
Designed ByRich Pinto
Frame700c Bacchetta Custom Carbon 3.0
ForkBacchetta Full Carbon Johnson, w/ 1-1/8″ Carbon Steer, Disc Brake Compatible
SeatCarbon w/ Metabike seat struts
HandlebarBacchetta AERO- 330mm Reach
StemBacchetta “3piece Stiffy” Riser w/BFT
Rear DerailSRAM Force 22 WiFli
Front DerailShimano
ShiftersSRAM Aero500 Bar End shifters
CranksetFSA SLK-Light 30/46t or 34/50t
Bottom BracketFSA Mega Evo
HeadsetFSA Orbit-X, 1-1/8″
CassetteSRAM 11-36
Front BrakeTRP Spyke Dual Piston Mechanical Disc
Rear BrakeTRP Spyke Dual Piston Mechanical Disc
Brake LeversAvid SD7
Front WheelVuelta Corsa Lite, 700c Disc
Rear WheelVuelta Corsa Lite, 700c Disc
Front TireSchwalbe Pro One 700x28mm
Rear TireSchwalbe Pro One 700x28mm
ChainKMC 11 spd.
PedalsWellgo LU 897 Platform
BB Height32″
Seat Height24″
WheelbaseStandard frame: 46”, Large frame: 47”
Weight21 lbs. 6 oz. w/X-Eyed Brakes and without Pedals (24 lbs w/disc brakes and aero Tweener stiffy. 24 lbs. 7oz. w/B-Pivot)
Weight Limit250 lbs.* (*Rider and Gear Makes Up Weight Limit Total)
Gear Range25-124
ColorPearl Blue
Frame SizeStandard: 12.5″ Boom, Large: 14″ boom
X SeamStandard: 37″-46″, Large: 41″-50″
Specifications and prices subject to change without notice.