The Rove Gets Rockin’

French cycling company Spiuk recently released a promotion featuring a Kona Rove. It’s the perfect testament that the

Whiskey Dessert: A Kona Adventure Team Project

Do this after you’ve left home a few hundred times, kids: do something you’ve done many times before, and do it with a big twist. Such was our experience at the 15th Annual Whiskey Off Road. We’d done it collectively around thirty times. We’d been

Demo Tour Stops This Week! Ontario, Quebec, Leavenworth, the Methow, and Walla Walla!

Over the course of the next week, The Kona Demo Tour will be making stops in Ontario, Quebec,

Peloton Reviews the Major Jake “The bike’s ’cross DNA comes though loud and clear”

“The new Super Jake is about ‘cross first, with a little side of gravel for versatility.”  Peloton has posted up

Cycling Ireland

Irish cyclist David Flanagan has recently completed a book about cycling all around Ireland’s gorgeous countryside. The book is

Kona Dream Builds: Scott Countryman’s Race Ready Process 153 CR DL

We caught up with Flagstaff, AZ-based Kona Global Enduro Rider Scott Countryman after Sea Otter and thought that his race-ready Process 153 CR/DL was a damn dreamy build and well worth sharing with you. Scott manages a full on race season while also working as a mechanic at Flagstaff

Whistler Opening Weekend

This past weekend was the big kickoff of bike park season with the opening of the Whistler Bike Park! Those of us at Kona USA and our Canadian offices are fortunate enough to live within just a short drive of the park, so it was

Cory Wallace’s Double Header

Last weekend Adventure Team Rider Cory Wallace spent his time in British Columbia competing in the Vedder Mountain

KRO SPECIAL! Buy a Process 153 29 AL, Get a FREE Set of Wah Wah 2 Composite Pedals!

We’ve just launched a new special on the Kona Ride Online! We’re giving away a set of our beloved Wah Wah 2 composite pedals with the purchase of a 2018 Process 153 AL 29! The Kona Ride Online is the easiest way to get this

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Kona Dream Builds: Joey’s New Old Hei Hei Race

Joey wanted to build a super lightweight but fun cross country race bike and no, that is not

Next Stop for the Demo Tour: Ontario, Pemberton and Squamish!

Over the course of the next week, The Kona Demo Tour will be making stops in Ontario, Pemberton,

Kona Gduro Team

The Kona Gduro team was founded in 2010 by Matthias Haake as the Pedaliero Team, the counterpart of

Spencer Paxson Wins Inaugural XC-Enduro Combined at the Vedder MTB Festival

  ‘Enduro! It has what XC racers crave!’ my buddies and I joked as we rolled in to Day 2 of our “Vedder Doubleheader” weekend up in the Fraser Valley. The Idiocracy reference was a double entendre of sorts; the easy, no-pressure climbing and ripping

Connor Fearon Rides in Gamble, Now on iTunes

Connor Fearon is part of a steller downhill cast in Steel City Media’s newest film, Gamble. Fearon along with other legendary downhill racers, take on some of the world’s most creative tracks. Narrated by Snatch’s Alan Ford, Gamble is sure to entertain the mountain bike

Alexander Kangas Finishes Top 25 at EWS Round Three in Montagnes du Caroux, France

Kona Global Enduro Team rider Alexander Kangas recently competed in the third round of the Enduro World Series in Montagnes du Caroux, France. He had a strong weekend and finished in 23rd place overall. Check out his race report below. Another World Enduro is in the

Kona Dream Builds: Alexander Kangas’ Ohlins equipped G2 Process

Swedish-based Alexander Kangas has been riding for Kona since 2015 and for the last couple of years, he’s been attacking the EWS full time as a privateer with little to no mechanical support. He’s racked up some solid results over this time, most notably in Millau,

Kona Demo Tour Stops: Ohio and Pennsylvania

The Kona Demo Tour is coming to Ohio and Pennsylvania this weekend! We’ll be stopping in Cleveland, Pittsburg,

Becky Gardner Finishes Salida 720 12 Hour Solo!

Kona Rider Becky Gardner recently completed her first 12-hour solo race aboard her Process in Salida, Colorado at

Uli Brucker vom Kona Factory/Bike Ranch Team siegt beim Schwarzwälder Täler Cup In Urach

Bei herrlichem Frühlingswetter begaben sich die Fahrer der Seniorenklasse auf die konditionell und technisch anspruchsvolle Runde von 2,5km

And the Winner is….

It’s time to announce the winner of the coveted Birthday Bike! The raffle from the Sea Otter classic has come and gone and we’re excited to announce the winner. A huge congratulations goes to Matthew Kurkjian of Moraga, California! It almost seems like the steel Honzo

Fat-Bike.com reviews the new Kona Alloy Wah Wah Pedals “The Wah Wahs performed flawlessly”

“When I ride I like to “dance” around with my foot placement.  Depending on what the terrain is doing I’ll move my feet all over, especially in corners or on descents.  The Wah Wahs gave me plenty of room to do that with plenty of options and

Aggy’s Black Sage Bike Check

Kona Gravity ripper Graham Agassiz is on a Fest tour with stops in Bend for Black Sage and Reno for Reno Fest. Pinkbike posted a bike check on Aggy’s custom splatter-painted Operator. Check out the full build here.

Victory for Fearon and Second for Flood at Shepherd’s Hill

The second round of the Gravity Enduro South Australia went down over the weekend at Sheperd’s Hill in Adelaide. Kona Gravity riders Connor Fearon and Shelly Flood both showed up to try and match the first and second finishes from round one. Connor had a real

Peloton Reviews the Zone LTD “We loved the Zone LTD from the moment we turned the pedals.”

“Lines blur and smiles emerge. We loved the Zone LTD from the moment we turned the pedals. It’s a well-balanced, comfortable and stable ride.” Peloton reviewed the Zone Ltd in their recent Classics issue, we really could not have described the Zone Ltd better, the Peloton crew clearly

Kona Endurance Team at the Whiskey Off Road

  The Kona Adventure and Endurance team recently undertook a trip to Prescott Arizona to compete in the

Carbon Operator, Carbon Process 29 CR DL, Oh My!

Bike Magazine stopped by our booth at the Sea Otter Classic to check out our new carbon Operator and Process 29. “These are the most beautiful bikes at the show.” –Amos Horn Well, thank you, Bike Magazine! Be sure to check out the full post

Kona Dream Builds: Greg’s Bundle of Joy – Honzo ST

Greg Belville loves steel bikes. He wanted to build a playful bike that would take on all side-hits and be super responsive on turns “I don’t really need full suspension in Iowa, so the Honzo came highly recommended and gave me the chance to build

Road CC Love the Kona Rove DL

Recently, the team at Road CC spent some time aboard the Kona Rove DL. They just posted this super in-depth look into the bike and breaks down the full frame spec, and overall ride of the bike. Their verdict? “Virtually all of the competition can

Upcoming Kona Demo Tour Stops: Kalamazoo, Ann Arbor, Comstock Park, Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton, Bragg Creek, Lethbridge, Red Cliff!

The Kona Demo Tour has a busy 10 days coming up! Between May 4th-10th we’ll be cruising through Kalamazoo,

Vallelujah Enduro Race Report – Ben Clayton, Get’s Philosophical About Enduro Racing!

UK Grassroots rider Ben Clayton tackled the Vallelujah Enduro recently. He finished a respectable 27 out of 150

Kona Dream Builds: Devin’s Rainbow Brite Process 153 CR DL

Devin, like a lot of us, has spent the better part of his MTB life seeking out sweet second-hand deals on bikes. When the Process G2 came out though, he knew it was time; time to step up and build his first brand new dream bike.

Cory Wallace’s High Altitude Training Plan

Kona Endurance and Adventure team rider Cory Wallace is no stranger to super intense training plans. Last year

THE DIRTY SANCHEZ (TDS) RACE REPORT

The Dirty Sanchez: the gnarliest enduro out there. Broken & bruised limbs, mid-run whiskey shots, hundreds of hecklers,

Kona Adventure Team Pedal Packs to Whiskey 50

The Kona Adventure Team congregated in Phoenix on Tuesday night. When the sun came up on Wednesday morning they loaded up their HEI HEI‘s with the bike packing bags and headed north west to Prescott, AZ. The goal was to get out of the PHX

Kona Dream Builds: Shut Up Jens – Michael’s Buttery Smooth Major Jake

Michael’s Major Jake was sitting in the BikeFlights.com booth at Sea Otter last week when we spotted it. The pure bling factor of this real deal CX racing machine meant that there was no way we were going to pass up shooting a photo-set for

Sea Otter Coverage: Cyclocross Magazine Takes a Peek at the Libre

The crew at Cyclocross Magazine stopped by our Sea Otter booth to check out the newly-announced Libre. They

Connor Fearon Kicks of His 2018 World Cup Season Croatia

here you go! When the UCI first announced their 2018 calander many World Cup riders and fans did a collective, “WTF?” Lošinj, Croatia? The small Croatian island had everyone hitting Google to find out actually where in the world it was and to see if

Enduro Tribe Features Grassroots Rider Damien Huszcz in Évasion à La Réunion

Enduro Tribe has posted a gorgeous feature on Kona Grassroots Rider Damien Huszcz. Straight from Reunion, Huszcz sends us

Uli Brucker vom Kona Factory/Bike Ranch Team siegt beim Schwarzwälder Tälercup in Haussach Teamkollege Markus Ziegler wird Zweiter

Markus Ziegler und Uli Brucker die für das Kona Factory/Bike Ranch Team aus Schonach starten hatten am Wochenende

Kona Demo Tour is coming to the Midwest and Western Washington!

This week the Kona demo team will be cruising around the midwest with stops in Chicago, Viroqua, and

Three Peaks Challenge: A Kona Adventure Team/ Team S+M Project

Oregon, specifically the Willamette Valley, is a very wet place. This is no secret. The secret is what

The Return of Kona Bowl!

  This past Thursday at the Sea Otter Classic Kona celebrated our 30th birthday and shared the love. We brought back the Kona Bowl tradition with a big ol’ party at Monterey Lanes with a bunch of our good friends from the bike industry. We

Visit us at Sea Otter!

It’s the official kick-off of the bike season, and we’re celebrating with thousands of others at the Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, California. This year we’re showing off a bunch of our new bikes that will be available later this summer including the new carbon

Aggy Hits Bend Oregon with Storch and Sorge

Graham “Aggy” Agassiz recently joined up with his Giro teammates to escape Kamloops’ winter with a little Fest preview session and some big mountain lines down in Bend, Oregon. “Last time I was here was for Black Sage,” said Agassiz. “It’s a killer venue for

This Week’s Demos: Missouri, Bend, and Hood River!

The Kona Demo team has a busy week! Aside from an upcoming special demos in Cumberland and Kamloops

Kamloops! Want to Ride a Kona?

We have a special demo coming up for Kamloops, BC. Stop by to test out the new Process

Pisgah Punishment: 5 Days of the Pisgah Stage Race

This is year 4 for me and there is an obvious reason why I keep coming back. At

Kerry’s Pisgah Stage Race Vlog Updates: Rounds 2, 3, and 4!

Kerry Werner has had a busy week at the Pisgah Stage Race. Fortunately for us, he’s been on top of keeping his Vlog updated with recaps from each day. Stage 1: Giant heads, space legs, and a top 3 finish Stage 2: The genesis of giant

Kona Dream Builds: Peter’s Just a Little Bit of Bling Process 153 CR DL

Not all custom dream builds need to be dripping with bling. Sometimes that dream build might just be the right mix of parts that work, parts you’ve used on many bikes before on different builds or parts that you can just plain rely on. Roll

Spencer Paxson’s PROgram

Adventure team rider Spencer Paxson is no stranger to punishing days in the saddle. Last year’s monster 32,000