NSMB.com Reviews the Kona Wozo: “This bike was so much fun!”

NSMB.com with an in-depth review of Bluto fork and fat bike tire setup as well as three riders’ experiences on the Wozo in dirt and snow.

Ti Tuesday: A Beautifully Restored 1990 Kona Titanium

This week’s Ti Tuesday feature is extra-special, with a beautifully restored vintage Kona and a great story to go along with it.

Graham Agassiz in Digging for Galena: Trailer #2

At the turn of the century the wilderness surrounding Retallack Lodge teemed with fortune seekers, their lives bound to the rich ore hiding deep underground. We unearth those jewels in the creation of Texas Peak, a trail to end all trails. Watch the story unfold

Helen Wyman Goes 2nd at UCI C1 CX in Hoogstraten, Belgium

Kona’s Helen Wyman steps on to the podium at the UCI C1 cyclocross race in Hoogstraten, Belgium.

Bicycling Magazine Reviews the Kona Private Jake: “More than a cyclocross bike…”

“The Private Jake makes easy work of mountain bike trails, road rides, gravel paths, commutes, and (naturally) ‘cross courses.”

Winter Bikepacking with the Kona Sutra LTD and Unit

Morgan and Pat loaded up their steel Konas for a winter overnight outside of Vancouver.

Out of the Box with Connor Fearon and the Kona Hei Hei Trail

All too often we can get sucked into the same old habits. Same trails, same bike, same everything. Sometimes you’ve got to get out of the box. Live a little. Breathe. And then shred.

Not Far From Home is a Vimeo Staff Pick!

Here’s cause for celebration! Our video Not Far From Home with Erkki Punttila has been chosen by Vimeo as a Staff Pick! Watch the video below and head to the original Cog post for the full story.

Kona Dream Builds: Joonas’ Explosif

Today we’ve got a little bit of “you can also get it in Ti” Tuesday for you, featuring

Aggy Touches Down at Dark Fest

Fest Series fans rejoice! The first stop on the 2017 event calendar has arrived, and we’ve just received our first update from photographer Ale Di lullo who has joined the invite-only list of athletes in South Africa at the Pure Darkness compound for Dark Fest. “I can’t

Peloton Magazine Reviews the 2017 Kona Sutra LTD – “The Sutra is such a capable bike it could be your only bike.”

Peloton Magazine has just published their 2017 Adventure Issue and it features a great review of our drop

Digging for Galena – The Story of Texas Peak

For thousands of years we have been scratching through dirt and rock looking for both sustenance and fortune. Over a century ago, pioneers carved deep into the mountains of B.C.’s remote Kootenay region, risking ruin in exchange for an ore rich in silver, zinc and

Kona Wozo in Ireland: A Microadventure

Microadventure: an adventure close to home; cheap, simple, short, and yet very effective. A Local Microadventure Bikes, beer and a break from life. Words by William O’Connor, photos by Michal Dzikowski This story begins at my house, in a small village in the west of

Kona Gravity Rider Tegan Molloy Wins Australian National Series Downhill at Thredbo

Tegan Molloy is fresh off the top step of the podium at the second round of the Australian National Downhill Series at Thredbo.

Amira Mellor Looks Back on the 2017 Cyclocross World Champs

Amira looks back on the icy race courses that finished off the European World Cup cyclocross season.

Kona Dream Builds: Elliot’s Shonky AL

After spending the last four months saving and calling in favors from some very good friends, Elliot managed to piece together this very rad 2017 Shonky AL.

CX Worlds are Finished But Kerry Werner is Not!

These last couple weekends have been eye opening. They have really showed me some things I need to work on for next year, and I am excited about it.

Cory Wallace’s Incredible 2016 Stats

With 81 days spent racing, Kona Endurance Team rider Cory Wallace has just had his biggest year yet.

World Cup Racing from the Mechanic’s Perspective – Kerry Werner

Instead of boring you with a race report I’m writing to show you how a World Cup CX looks from a mechanic’s perspective. However…

Leah Maunsell and the Kona Big Honzo in Ireland is VOD on Pinkbike

Our video featuring Leah Maunsell riding her home terrain in Ireland on the Big Honzo is Video of the

7,500 km Aboard the Kona Sutra LTD – “An amazing all-purpose adventure bike…”

Which bike would you choose for 7,500 km of bike touring, both supported and fully loaded, through Australia and New Zealand?

Caleb Holonko is Back on Kona Super Grassroots for 2017

Caleb Holonko is back on the Kona Super Grassroots team, adding a 27.5 Operator and a Process 153 DL to his Kona quiver.

German Mountainbike Rider Interview with Mathieu Dupelle and Photos of Connor Fearon’s Worlds Operator

German print magazine Mountainbike Rider has recently published an interview with Mathieu Dupelle, Connor Fearon‘s team manager and

Ti Tuesday: Alex’s Custom Hei Hei

Alex found the Hei Hei frame basically as you see it here, a blank slate on which to lay his own brush strokes, and the beginning of a search for just the right pieces to finish the build to perfection.

Custom Kona Process 153 on Vital MTB’s Bike of the Day

This custom Process 153 DL was featured this week on Vital MTB‘s Bike of the Day. Olive drab

Kerry Werner on Eating Pizza, Dirt, and More Pizza at His First Euro CX Race

Kerry Werner’s first Euro CX race didn’t quite go according to plan. The conditions in Fiuggi, Italy were crazy slick and took out a lot of people! Expect a regular update from Kerry here on the Cog as he heads to CX Worlds and beyond.

Cory Wallace on Mountain Bike Radio’s The Last Aid Station

The Last Aid Station podcast chats with endurance mountain bike super hero Cory Wallace…

Bike Mag Bible Video Review of the 2017 Kona Hei Hei Trail DL – “One of the most fun bikes I’ve ever ridden…”

Bike Mag has just published their 2017 Bible of Bike Tests review of our 140mm, 27.5″ wheel Hei Hei Trail DL, including the always-informative three-way debate. Both Mike Ferrentino and Brice Minnigh were taken with the Hei Hei Trail’s capabilities, to the point that Mike

Ti Tuesday: Ricardo’s Ti Honzo is Shred-Ready!

Pop quiz: how can you tell a rider is from BC? Have a look at Ricardo’s Ti Honzo…

Introducing Amira Mellor and Team NEXT Wyman – Kona

Get to know NEXT Wyman – Kona cyclocross racer Amira Mellor in this short video ahead of the 2017 UCI Cyclocross World Championships in Luxembourg

Shop Kona from Anywhere with the Kona Ride Online

The Kona Ride Online allows you to purchase Kona bikes from the comfort of your home and have them delivered to your local Kona dealer for assembly.

Kona’s Amira Mellor 2nd at UK CX Nationals, Selected for UK Worlds Team Along with Helen Wyman

Kona riders Amira Mellor and Helen Wyman have both been selected to represent the UK at the UCI

Getting to Know Spencer Paxson with Pinkbike

Spencer Paxson’s weakness? Fresh homemade bread. His favorite trails? Anywhere in the Cascadia Zone. As we’ve come to expect with Spencer, his answers to Pinkbike’s Getting to Know interview questions are full of great tidbits – lots of comments that answer the question indirectly and

A Love Letter to Vintage MTB

We don’t exactly know what’s going on here, and that’s just fine. What we do know is that sweet

IMB Mag Features 11-Year-Old Kona Super Grassroots Rider Kenzie Nevard

In their latest issue, IMB Magazine has published a 16-page feature on British Kona Super Grassroots rider Kenzie Nevard. Having

My Kona – Angi Weston

Angi Weston spends her weekends as a professional mountain bike coach focusing on women’s skills clinics. She’s a shredder, and an enabler of others to push their own riding and to become more comfortable riding technical terrain.

Kona’s Kerry Werner to Represent Team USA at Cyclocross World Championships

It’s quite the honor to be chosen to represent one’s country at the World Championships of your respected

Believe the Hype: USA Cyclocross Nationals – Kerry Werner

At first glance I was not looking forward to arriving for Nationals on Tuesday only to wait around in Hartford to race on Sunday at 3pm. However, Emily Shields made it worth my while. Photo: Alan Garvick The whole reason I came early was to

Kona Process 134 DL “An Obvious Winner” on Pinkbike’s “5 Trail Bikes Ridden and Rated”

Pitted against bikes that cost two-to-three times as much in Pinkbike‘s recent article, our Process 134 DL comes out “an obvious winner” for riders who like their trail rides on the descending side of the spectrum or maybe even with a side of chunk and a

Kona Riders on the Podium at Both USA and UK 2017 Cyclocross National Championships

Kona riders on both sides of the Atlantic had successful racing weekends aboard their Jake CX bikes at their

Mark Allison tears up Kona’s local Bellingham trails

Kona super-fan Mark Allison and Doug Jambor have been sitting on this epic footage from Kona’s home trails in Bellingham for a while now, in fact it was filmed back in the summer of 2015 on his Process 153. We think you’ll agree this footage hasn’t aged

Kerry Werner Maintains 3rd Overall in the USA Cycling Pro CX Standings Heading Into Nationals

Currently in 3rd overall in the USA Cycling Pro CX standings, and 43rd overall in the UCI world ranking, Kerry Werner‘s first cyclocross race season with the Kona Endurance Team has been a great ride. Kerry’s looking forward to this weekend’s USA Cycling Cyclocross National

Bicycling Magazine’s Online and Video Review of the Kona Roadhouse –  “A bike that will make you want to go out of your way to explore new roads…”

“Surrounded by zippier, carbon-fiber test bikes, I found myself choosing the Roadhouse again and again for its smooth

CX Magazine on Tandem Bike Touring and USA Cyclocross Nationals with Kerry Werner

Kona Endurance Team rider Kerry Werner is gearing up for this weekend’s USA Cyclocross National Championships. Having had success

Kona’s Amira Mellor on Winning Her First UCI Cyclocross Race

Mud finally descended onto a ‘cross race this season for Amira Mellor as she took to the start of Nova Cross, in North Yorkshire, England, a UCI C2 race with a new course layout.

Girls That Shred: Becky Gardner

As the fifth and final part of their series featuring Girls That Shred, OutThere Colorado has put together

Ti Tuesday: Kristie’s Ti Esatto

New year, new Ti Tuesday! This week we’re featuring a clean Esatto Ti from Kristie Holt, owner of Local Hub Bicycle Company in Dallas, Texas. Here’s Kristie’s background on the build: When contemplating a new road bike I knew what I didn’t want: a full carbon

Season’s Greetings from the Kona Crew!

As has become tradition around here, we’ve put together a short video to celebrate the season. Get into the holiday spirit, Kona style.

Ti Tuesday: Steve’s Rove Ti

This week’s Ti Tuesday comes to us from Steve Dutchak at Goldstream Bicycles in Victoria, BC. Steve just finished up building his Ti Rove and sent through some great photos shot by Silva Erglis. Steve joined us at our Kona Ride dealer event in Squamish this year,

Kona Celebrates 10 Years with Graham Agassiz

Graham Agassiz needs no introduction, though he may be better known as Aggy at this stage in his career. Who would have thought that the kid from Kamloops who burst onto the scene with Kona through the Bicycle Café ten years ago would still be