BentCon 2020 – AZUB touring cycles

This site was created on the occasion of the BentCon 2020 show by Laidback Bike Report, where recumbent bikes for long-distance touring were discussed. You can find a summary of links to important articles, travelers, and much more here. The complete show can be found here.

touring photo gallery

great tour videos

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Way more stories and experience

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Des Andes aux Indes – cycling in South America

Des Andes aux Indes – cycling in South America

It’s a sunny day in Tumbaco on this early September day when we leave Santiago and his family. We landed a few days earlier in Quito, capital of Ecuator, and spent a few days in Santiago’s casa de ciclistas to get ready for the start of our big adventure. We’d been...

Fred and Ophélie are heading to America

Fred and Ophélie are heading to America

My girlfriend Ophélie and my-self (Fred) will ride our bikes during 1 year in America. We'll spend 5 months in the wilderness of West USA and Canada and 7 months in South America between Lima and El Calafate. You can see all the details on our blog :...

Why do you ride AZUB Mini with dual 20“ wheels even in terrain?

Why do you ride AZUB Mini with dual 20“ wheels even in terrain?

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...

Just being with the bike and travelling

Just being with the bike and travelling

We have received very nice e-mail from Erwan travelling around France and just being. Being with our bike. Nice! Hi, I chose an azub max to live on the road. I have used an optima baron for 10 years and a nazca pioneer for 5 years, so, I can recognize a good bike. I...

Beautiful pictures from Norway

Beautiful pictures from Norway

  Gunnstein is in fact our first Norwegian customer. He even flew to Czech to visit us and test ride different bikes. He has chosen the AZUB MAX with above seat steering and MTB style components as he uses his bike both off and on the road. Here is his set of...

French family to go around Europe in 2013 and 2014

French family to go around Europe in 2013 and 2014

Mury family from France is planning an amazing tour around Europe on trike. They suppose to start in August 2013. They will use two AZUB T-Tris trikes and a Hase Ketwiesel tandem. They have a pretty nice blog. We recommend to look especialy at their team panoramatic...

AZUB and airplanes

AZUB and airplanes

We have received this one nice picture from Bruno. He likes his AZUB TRIcon ultra folding trike with BionX engine a lot and he also likes airplanes. He is a pilot of ultralights and was in fact a first customer to come to order the trike/bike by plane. He landed just...

Tour de Bretagne

Tour de Bretagne

Here are couple of pictures from Tour de Bretagne from Hélène. She used her fully loaded green AZUB T-Tris trike and it looks she enjoyed the trip. We received those pictures from our french dealer Velofasto. Thanks Hélène! Thanks Philippe!   [gallery link="file"...

Korbinian and Judit testing AZUB recumbents

Korbinian and Judit testing AZUB recumbents

We had a nice visit from Germany here couple of days ago. Korbinian and his girlfriend Judit came to test our bikes and also trikes. They spent two days in the nice countryside around Uhersky Brod and as you can see from their photos, they enjoyed the trip. If you...

Igor riding his MAX around Australia

Igor riding his MAX around Australia

Igor is originaly from the Czech Republic, but has been living in Australia for couple of last years. He purchuased his AZUB MAX to ride around Australia and to learn more abour permaculture. He writes a very nice blog which we think make sense to read. You can sign...

AZUB Max transporting glider

AZUB Max transporting glider

One of the pretty interesting uses of the AZUB Max recumbent. Here you can see, how one of our customers uses it for transporting of the RC glider. He has also very nice pictures taken from the glider. Mainly after click to the second link.   [gallery link="file"...

Travelling with my Azub Hardcore

Travelling with my Azub Hardcore

Lincoln is owner of one of the nicest machines we have ever built. He spent a vacation in Holand and sent us a short report about the travel. If you want to knowmore about ravelling with recumbents and trikes read an article here. Lincoln: We all want to bring our...

A picture of Janne, AZUB MINI, Dolphin trailer and son Jon

A picture of Janne, AZUB MINI, Dolphin trailer and son Jon

We received a picture of Janne and his son in Dolphin children trailer. Janne and his family are preparing themselfs for a month trip to Sweden and back from Berlin. We are looking forward to their story about the journey. Good luck!  

Valdson on Paris-Brest-Paris

Valdson on Paris-Brest-Paris

This is an e-mail we received from one of our customers Valdson. He ordered an AZUB MAX with Rohloff, SON hub dynamo, some carbon parts etc. just few weeks before the so known and respectful Paris-Brest-Paris race. The oldest bicycle race on the world which is still...

Pink lady

Pink lady

 The weather outside is not really nice nowadays everything is gray or brown and people do not smile at each other as in Summer. So let´s come with some sweet pictures with shiny bike and smiling lady. Rebecca saw her bike on the SPEZI show 2011 in Germersheim and she...

AZUB Cartoon from Velodreamer.com

AZUB Cartoon from Velodreamer.com

We just received a beautiful cartoon of our recumbent from Velodreamer´s Karina. Seems to be an AZUB MAX 🙂 We like all the projects you can find on their web page www.velodreamer.com and Karina´s set of cartoons is really nice. I recommend to visit their page and...

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