Honza has been in AZUB since 2005, he was the third member of our team and the only “non-Zemánek” to experience the company being headquartered in Aleš’s boyhood room when lunches were cooked by his mum. Today, he takes care of the sales and marketing and tries to explore the world on recumbents as often as possible. With his wife Eliška, they undertook several long trips on the AZUB TWIN recumbent tandem prototype, travelled the rocky roads of Albania, Montenegro and Kosovo on AZUB MAXes, managed to cross the Himalayan 4000m+ passes in Ladakh in India, and took part in many other expeditions. Honza’s last big event was participating in the solar bike race from France to Kazakhstan in 2013. With his partner and another member of the AZUB team, Karel Šebela, they finished in an excellent overall 4th place and were the first team at the finishing line. They covered the distance of 7,800 km over 46 days with an average speed of 170 km per day.
I get such question pretty often. Especialy because I am 185 cm tall which is far enough for dual 26" bike. The answer is a bit longer as it describes my recumbent experience which is couple of years long. I started to ride recumbents sometime around 2003. In that...