Thomas Mitchell reports from Round 3 of the Scottish Enduro Series in Glenlivet

Round 3 of the Scottish Enduro Series took place at Glenlivet. The trail centre location is the heartland

Come check out the Ladies Mountain Bike Skills Clinic at the Methow Singletrack Solstice event

Kona’s Angi Weston has partnered up with Methow Cycle & Sport in Winthrop, WA to offer a Ladies

Outspokin Cycles in Ontario are Camping Out, you can join them!

Outspokin Cycles in London, Ontario are having a free bicycle overnighter this weekend the 25th – 26th June. Contact the

Antti Laiho leads the over 40’s at The Trans Provence Stage Race in France

The six day Trans Provence stage race is without a doubt the purest form of enduro racing in existence. Event organizer, Ask Smith, spends the better part of a year scouring the Maritime Alps for new routes, the steeper more exposure riddled the better. With

Erik Plankton rides the Baltic Sea Coastline (and takes a ride in a boat)

Ive said it before, and i’ll say it again. Erik Plankton’s blog makes me want to grab some bike bags, saddle up my Sutra Ltd and say goodbye to home and just hit the road. His eye for the mundane as well as his dry Finnish

The 2016 East Coast Demo Tour lands in Vermont and New York this weekend

Come out to one of our two East Coast demos this weekend (the 25th and 26th of June)

The Kona Endurance Team’s Wild West Tour

“…at last the Lake burst upon us—a noble sheet of blue water lifted six thousand three hundred feet

The East Coast Demo Tour rolls into Vermont this Friday

Come out to the Northfield Trails in Vermont this Friday the 24th June and demo the Process 111, 134, 153, Honzo

Ti Tuesday: Steves Stealthy Ti Esatto

For this weeks Ti Tuesday with Kona we have Steve’s beautiful Ti Esatto. Steve’s put together a pretty damn sexy build here, keeping things simple and classy. The final result is a stealthy low key (if Ti can be low key) road machine for attacking the Taiwanese

The Dew Files Ireland is Live – Blood pudding, Guinness and a little ‘Luck of the Irish’.

For this instalment of the Dew Files we sent our intrepid wanderer to Ireland for a St Patrick’s day exploit. Rather than letting Dew loose to partake in the revelry and libations in Dublin, we put him on a fully loaded Sutra LTD to explore

Honzo Carbon Teaser

Introducing the new Honzo Carbon, because who ever said that a hardtail couldn’t be as fun as other ‘trail’ bikes? Who assumed a 29” hardtail couldn’t have an aggressive trail geometry and a carbon frame that can climb almost as fast as it descends? And

My Kona – Dew

At Kona, we’re all passionate about the bike. Whether it’s bombing around the trails of Bellingham, lighting up the CX scene in Seattle, or spinning out a commute in Europe. We’re fortunate to have a gold mine of a rad people within the company that

Connor Fearon and Tegan Molloy fly the Kona flag in Leogang

Leogang bought Connor Fearon his best World Cup elite result last year. It was a little bitter sweet though, he was looking set to take his first win when a chainless Aaron Gwin swept in and relegated him to second. Redemption was on his mind but he

Leah Maunsell dominates her home tracks in the Irish Gravity Enduro Series

This weekend was a home race for Team Maunsell at their local in Ballyhoura for round two of

Kona sales rep, Jordan Sembler, beats the sun, sludge and gravel to finish his first Dirty Kanza 200

The Dirty Kanza 200 has been in my sights for almost five years now. Life, work, and the fact that it has sold out year after year within an hours time had not made attempting it a reality until 2016. After running support for Barry

Don’t look down! Benjamin Pradel rides Spain’s Mont Rebei Canyon on a Process

Riding close to the edge of massive drops is becoming a bit of a ‘thing’ with nutters on bikes. Benjamin Pradel went for a ride in Mont-Rebei canyon in Northern Spain, through a dizzying path carved high up into the rock, and it got a

Chasing Dragons

“The wheels on the bus go round and round, round and rouuuunnd,” sings a tiny little voice belonging to the happy two-something-year-old perched on a stool at the kitchen counter. She fidgets and smiles and is briefly fascinated by an avalanche of frozen berries, which

Kona Super Grassroots rider James Rennie heads to Kamloops for round three of the BC Enduro Series

Kamloops hosted the 4th round of the BC Enduro series, another new location for the series this year. The race was held at Harper Mountain, offering around 800m of vertical drop with all trails offering up some great speed and flow along with some technical

New Zealand Mountain Biker reviews the 2016 Hei Hei Trail “The Hei Hei Trail has oodles of grip on technical climbs and soaks up repeated hits well”

Australasian magazine New Zealand Mountain Biker have published this review of our 2016 Kona Hei Hei Trail DL in their latest issue. You can

Ti Tuesday: Kona Introduces its complete Titanium upgrade package (in 1993)

Joe Murray designed and raced the first titanium mountain bike in 1986. It was a natural step to create his own titanium frame and components. We firmly believe titanium is the best material for bicycle frames and components. It’s the ideal combination of strength, comfort

The Kona Gravity Team leave Fort William a little worse for wear

The Fort William World Cup track is NOT easy. It’s long, and it demands more physically from the rider than any other track on the circuit. It’s rugged and technical, the changing alpine weather conditions just add a whole other level of variables that lie outside of

Kona Super Grassroots rider Ali Osgood reports in from Round 3 of the California Enduro Series

The California Enduro Series hosted it’s third round this past weekend at Toro Park in Monterey County, California. This meant sandy, dusty single track with limited line options, reducing the competition to fitness and pedal power. Although those aren’t really my strengths, I was excited

Barry Wicks introduces the Nasty Jake

This bike was a design as a thought experiment on blurring the lines between on and off road. After the Grinduro event last year I really started fantasizing about what limits I could push on a “cross” bike, and thus the Nasty Jake was born.

Kona’s Gravity Team Joins the Fort William Mega Train to Honor Stevie Smith

After what seems like an eternity since round two in Cairns, the World Cup DH break is finally over and we now get to see our heroes hit the legendary (and long) Fort William track. Well, not all our heroes, Canadian rider Stevie Smith passed

Kona Endurance rider Cory Wallace wins the Nimby 50

The Nimby 50 in the mountains surrounding Pemberton BC claims to be a “technical marathon mountain bike race.”

German Pedaliero Team Reports From First Race of the Enduro One Series in Wipperfuerth

Starting late this season the Pedaliero guys headed over to Wipperfuerth in Western Germany for the first round

James Rennie reports from the Opening Round of the North American Enduro Tour in Whistler

The first round of the North American Enduro Tour kicked off in Whistler this past weekend with an event dubbed the ‘Spring Classic’. The North American Enduro Tour attracts riders from all across North America so it was a good chance to race against some

Ti Tuesday: Paddy’s Esatto Rain Bike

There is no denying that a fair share of Kona staff ride Ti frames. Wether you work for a bike company or not a Ti frame is a thing to be cherished and product manager Pat White’s rainy day Ti Esatto is just that. It’s also the perfect mix

Alexander Kangas reports from Round Two of the Swedish enduro series

The location for the race was Gothenburg, Sweden, located on the west coast, the trails and tracks offered are not the longest, but the race organizers managed to really do the best of the short hill they had. The race was held over six stages which had a

Kona Bike Ranch riders podium in Germany

German Kona Bike Ranch rider Markus Ziegler had a great race at the Bike Marathon in Bad Wildbad

Kona Grassroots Rider Stephane Pelletierr has been busy

Calgary based Kona Grassroots rider Stephane Pelletierr is an absolute shredder and he’s been pretty darn busy of

Leah Maunsell takes the win at the First Tracks Enduro

This weekend Team Maunsell made the journey from one corner of Ireland to the other, heading to the First Tracks Enduro in Bigwood up north. It was an early start, leaving home at 6am on Saturday morning, but with the sun shining it made things a

What Mountain Bike Review the 2016 Process 153 DL “The Process just felt planted regardless of what we threw it down”

UK publication What Mountain Bike have just posted up their review of our 2016 Process 153 DL and gave it four out of five star! The full review and photos can be viewed here.  

Super Grassroots rider James Rennie reports in from Round 3 of the BC Enduro Series in Williams Lake

This weekend Williams Lake hosted the third round of the BC Enduro Series, another new location for 2016. Having not been before I was unsure on what type of terrain to expect, I needn’t have worried, as the small Cariboo town offered up some amazing

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

Pinkbike.com 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 Pinkbike.com 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 VitalMTB.com 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

Ryan Gardner takes the win at Round 2 of the California Enduro Series in Reno, Nevada

Kona racers had an awesome weekend at the California Enduro Series Round 2 in Reno, Nevada. Ryan Gardner rode his Process 111 to the top step in a stacked men’s field just .39 ahead of second place. Derek Teel, riding his Process 134 DL, put