Super Grassroots rider Scott Countryman lands in third at the Big Mountain Enduro opener in Sante Fe, NM

One day, four stages, 30+ miles, and 7500ft of climbing. Interested? I was not excited about the climbing, but after a practice lap on each stage, I was super amped on the racing. Raw and natural summed up every stage; just like the home trails

Kona Presents the 2016 B-Maaxx and Enduro-Maaxx Races at Bromont

Presented by KONA Bikes, the Maaxx Events race series is back at Bromont, montagne d’expériences and brings with it some exciting changes for the 2016 race season! The original B-Maaxx downhill series that everyone knows and loves will now be paired with Enduro-Maaxx, an enduro

2016 Quebec Demo Tour Kicks off this weekend

We are hitting up Quebec with a bunch of bikes for nine dates, and it all kicks off

Connor Fearon wins round two of the Australian Enduro Series at home in Adelaide

The second round of the Enduro National Series was held at the Fox Creek Trails in the Adelaide Hills. Luckily for me the timing was good and I was home in between World Cups so, along with a couple friends, I decided to enter. I don’t

Leah Maunsell reports from Round One of the Irish Downhill series

The first round of the Irish Downhill MTB Series kicked off last weekend. It was the usual one review the 2016 Process 134DL “Kona have packaged up a slice of the Pacific Northwest’s riding style for the rest of the world to experience and enjoy”

Rachelle Frazer from has been riding a 2016 Process 134 DL for the last few months now and her in-depth review is online now and its a pretty darn through write up that leaves few questions unanswered. You can click here to read the the

Ti Tuesday: Sixes Pit Colossus inspired Ti Honzo

Some of you may have seen this bike on a few weeks back, but if you haven’t

Maxxis and Steel City Media release “Rubber Side Down” with Connor Fearon

Kona Gravity team rider Connor Fearon shows us around his favorite Adelaide spots, ranging from local skate parks, trails, and freeride features.

2016 Aggy’s Reunion Photo Recap

The third annual Aggy’s Reunion took place over the weekend as part of the rider-run Fest Series. The event named after its creator, Kona team rider Graham Agassiz, is the second stop on the global Fest Series calendar and takes place in Aggy’s home town

Demo a Kona on the 2016 RideEatDrink-Repeat tour in the Netherlands and Belgium

During June, Kona will be putting on the RideEatDrink – Repeat Tour. The tour hits up four different

Thomas Mitchell wins LoveCross at Tweedlove 2016

After marshalling last year at the first TweedLove LoveCross event, the opportunity to take part this year was

The Fest Series TwentySixteen CruzFest Highlight Video featuring Aggy is Live now

The wait is over! The Cruz Fest Highlight video is ready for your eyeballs! Enjoy. Filmmakers Clay Porter and Chris Seager have slaved away on this master peace, all for the love of mountain biking! Another shout out to Everyone that helped Kyle J and

Double Vision: Kona Release the New Hei Hei Carbon – Video

Take another look. That really is Kona Endurance racer Spencer Paxson ripping around the trails of Vancouver Island on what appear to be very similar Hei Hei bikes. Upon closer inspection you’ll find two fresh new Hei Hei’s that are built for two different styles

Kona Super Grassroots Rider James Rennie reports from Round 2 of the 2016 BC Enduro

Round 2 of the BC Enduro Series was held in the Fraser Valley at Vedder Mountain, a new venue for 2016. Many would overlook Vedder for more popular Sea to Sky riding destinations, but recent trail work and a large local scene have made Vedder

Leah Maunsell reports from Round 3 of the Enduro World Series in Carrick, Ireland

Taking the win here in the U21 women last year had its pressures, with all of our crazy Irish fans expecting a repeat result again this year. On the other hand, I had so much support this weekend with people cheering me on all the

The third annual Aggy’s Reunion is back and it’s next weekend!

Next weekend (the 21st-22nd May, 2016) the second stop of the Fest Series, Aggy’s Reunion, hits the Kamloops Bike Ranch. It all kicks off with practice at 10am on Saturday morning and then ramps up to the finals in the early evening on this absolutely

Kona Women Ambassadors – Leah Maunsell

It seems fitting that on the eve of the Enduro World Series hitting Ireland for the second time, we release our first Kona Women Ambassadors video featuring none other than Irish Enduro wunderkind, Leah Maunsell. Leah hails from County Cork in Ireland and grew up

Singletrack Magazine post their first Long Term Review instalment on the Kona Process 153

Singletrack magazine recently got hold of our 2016 Kona Process 153 for a long term review, the first instalment is online now and well worth a read if your thinking about pulling the trigger on one of these (or just want reassurance that you brought the

Kona Super Grassroots Rider James Rennie reports from Round One of the BC Enduro Series

The first race of the BC Enduro series kicked off at a very dry and loose Fromme mountain over the weekend with close to 300 entrants showing that this series is really finding its feet in just its third year. The pro field featured many

Ti Tuesday: A Honzo Orange, Roy’s color coordinated Ti Honzo

Adding a splash of orange to your Ti Kona build seems to be a little bit of theme these days and Roy Towes, from Dutch Cycle in Regina, Saskatchewan embraced it whole heartedly when building up this very rad Ti Honzo. It’s a solid mix of review 2016 Hei Hei Trail DL “The Hei Hei is really a bike that you could spend all day riding” recently got hold of our 2016 Kona Hei Hei Trail DL and their extensive review is now online. Click here to read the the full report.

Cory Wallace reports from the Uttarakhand Himalayan MTB Race (India)

Sitting in my hotel room in Chiang Mai Thailand, recovering from 3 weeks of solid base miles with

No Lace or Lingerie – Kona Plants One on the Podium at the Whiskey Off Road

The 13th edition of the acclaimed Whiskey Off Road took place in Prescott, AZ over the weekend of April 29th-May 1st.  The tradition for a 13th anniversary is lace and lingerie, which may have been fitting for the start-line on start line on Whiskey Row

Meet 9 Year Old Seth Johannesson – Kona Shred Owner

Meet Seth Johannesson, he’s 9 years old and lives in Jasper, AB. (yep the hometown of his beloved hero Cory Wallace). Seth is a dedicated certified sight line trail member where he volunteers his summer evenings helping maintain the mountain biking trail network as part

Ti Tuesday: David’s Tipocalyptic Ti Humuhumu

When we spied this Ti Humuhumu on Instagram we really had no idea what we were in for. After contacting the bikes builder at Orange Peel Bikes in Steamboat Springs, CO the photos and info started flowing though, as soon as the first detail shots arrived

Bicycle Times post their first impressions of the 2016 Kona Humuhumu “#becausebikes”

A while back we sent Bicycle Times a 2016 Humuhumu for review, it seems Adam is in love with this thing and i’m guessing we are going to struggle to actually get this bike back! We’ve posted his complete first impressions below along with his reviews 2016 Kona Zing CR “Extremely well balanced and attractive road bike”

UK cycling website have just posted up their review of our 2016 Zing CR (sorry it’s only available in Europe and the UK) where they loved the bike, stating “The Kona Zing CR is an extremely well balanced and attractive looking road bike. It is light, it’s fast

Kona’s 2016 Demo heads to Colorado and Utah

We are hitting the road to Colorado and Utah with a bunch of 2016 bikes in tow and

Joe Schwartz nabs cover of Up/Down Magazine

With his freeride days behind him, it seems Kona Super Grassroots rider Joe Schwartz can still manage to

Ti Tuesday: Robert’s single speed Raijin

This weeks #TiTuesday comes to us all the way from Robert Vitek in Maryland and proclaims loudly that Singlespeeds are Dead. On first glance, his multi coloured Raijin‘s appearance hints at its “I don’t give a shit” single speed roots, but hidden underneath the stickers and

Canadian Cyclist review 2016 Kona Wo “when you get it this right, who needs anything more”

Canadian Cyclist (CAN) recently got hold of one of our 2016 Kona Wo fat bikes and their review is now

Crocodiles, Dark Horses and Donkeys: Spencer Paxson puts Cairns in Context

Traveling 7,000 miles from home just to go to a bicycle race might seem like a rather crazy thing to many people. But when put in context of all the passion and devotion that goes into pursuing the adventure that is bike racing, a trip

The Curious Race of Joshua Button: New Kona Gravity member rides to 5th in Cairns.

In what’s shaping up to be one of the best UCI Downhill World Cup seasons in years, round two in Cairns yesterday took the excitement for the Aussie fans (and Kona ones) to a whole new level, and it most definitely did not disappoint. The

Kona Endurance Team Heats Up in the Jungle Down Under

It’s been a week of heat acclimating for Kona Endurance Team member Spencer Paxson who is in Cairns, Australia for round one of the 2016 XC World Cup. Joining his gravity teammate Connor Fearon in the tropical jungles of northern Australia (this weekend is round two of the

We’ll be at the Joy Ride Bicycles Demo in Olympia, WA this weekend, come join us!

Just because our East(ish) Coast Demo is happening that doesn’t mean others aren’t. If your in or near

Connor Fearon Qualifies 9th and Josh Button 15th in Cairns

Following up on his top ten qualifying and finish two weeks ago at round one of the UCI Downhill World Cup in Lourdes, Connor Fearon is back at it this week, this time on home soil and landing himself 9th in qualifications yesterday. After the

Kona’s Gravity Team hit round two of the UCI World Cup in Cairns.

South Australian based Kona rider Connor Fearon and fellow countryman Josh Button have wasted no time getting up to speed in the humid tropical rainforests of Cairns. You may remember last years event turned chaotic (and a tad comical for for some) when a tropical

Vote for Helen Wyman to win at the WOMEN’S SPORT TRUST

“My goals were to equalize the prize money for elite men and women, develop an U23 women’s category and filter through all those rules to make essential changes for the good of the sport. I also want to ensure that all professional racers have clear,

Leah Maunsell takes the win at Round Two of Munster Enduro Series

Team Maunsell were in action yesterday in Ireland at round two of the Munster Enduro Series. Young Leah pinned it all day to take the win on her Process 153 after a tough battle with pro Katy Winton! Her big brother Jonathan also shredded his

Ti Tuesday: Johan’s Ti Esatto

This weeks Ti Tuesday comes all the way from Sweeden and is a pretty snazzy looking Ti Esatto build. Build for speed the bike is dressed almost head to toe in SRAM’s Red group set. There are few special touches like the Brooks carbon railed

Bike Magazine First Ride Hei Hei DL Carbon at Sea Otter

The Hei Hei DL’s are heading Kona’s way now and will be available from select Kona retailers starting this May.

Cycle Reviewer UK test the Zing CR “performs faultlessly”

Cycling Reviewer (UK) recently got hold of the Zing CR road bike and raved about its performance, spec and looks. This bike that’s available in the UK and Europe is turning heads and impressing everyone who rides it. Click here to read the report by

Ti Tuesday: Ti Humuhumu and Ti Honzo X Sea Otter

This weeks Ti Tuesday is a little different. For starters it’s a Thursday not a Tuesday, but for once, you can actually come and check these two awesome Ti bikes out in the flesh. We are set up at Booth #575 at Sea Otter this

Pinkbike’s ‘First Look’ at the Carbon Hei Hei DL “it absolutely shines on the descents”

Pinkbike’s Vernon Felton was recently given Kona’s all new carbon Hei Hei DL to long term test and today he posted his first impressions, saying things like, “ripping,” “shredding,” “far more fun than you expected,” “far more composed and planted than it should be” etc.

UK 10 year old, Kenzie Nevard on the top step again!

10 year old UK Kona Grassroots rider Kenzie Nevard headed to Kent this weekend with his Stinky 24 for race

Fearon follows up qualification with a top ten result at Lourdes

After torrential rain turned practice and qualifications at the first round of the UCI Downhill World Cup at Lourdes, France into a bog, the sight of sun this morning was a mostly welcome one. “Mostly” because it would be easier for riders to get down the

Kona Gravity Rider Connor Fearon Qualifies 8th at Lourdes

Qualifying at Lourdes went great for Gravity Team Rider Connor Fearon  this morning as he put some valuable points on the board and qualified 8th overall with a conservative run on the extremely technical and wet track. Young Quebec native Anthony Poulson had a good

Kona Endurance Team Do Things the Hard Way – On Site for the US Cup Season Opener in California

Cross country racers are sometimes known for doing things the hard way. After all, they don’t blink at pedaling uphill. They do “warm-up” and “cool-down” rides before and after a hard race. They ride up and down in the hot, the cold, the wet, the

Kona Gravity Team back in Lourdes for the first race of the World Cup Season

Kona’s Gravity Team riders Connor Fearon and Anthony Poulson have only been on French soil for a couple days, but they have already suffered though a very slippery track walk yesterday and hung on for a wild practice today. The already steep and technical first

Sea to Sky (and Vancouver Island) Demo Tour

While our Demo Van heads up the East (ish) coast of the USA we’ve put together a short little Demo in BC over the next few weeks. It kicks off tomorrow morning in Cumberland at Simons’s Cycle and over the next two weekends takes in