Hey Kids! It’s Honzo Time!

New for 2019 we’re bringing the classic Honzo to the kids! We know how many parents love to rip around on their hardtails so we thought it’d be twice the fun to share the joy with your kiddos! Our Honzo 20″ and 24″ bikes feature

Kona Dream Builds: Jason’s Process on the side “Katie”

No stranger to assembling Gucci dream builds for his customers, Jason from Chainline Bikes in San Deigo put together this unbelievably rad and seriously custom Process 153 for himself. You won’t likely see another bike like this rolling the trails, the ENVE M70’s feature custom graphics and

Kerry Werner finishes his first BC Bike Race on the Podium

The boys headed to the mainland to start stage six. Kerry’s second place was now third place in the overall (he suffered a 45second time penalty for cutting a small section of course on stage 4) but Cory was still holding down 4th place, solidly.

Say Hello to the 2019 Sutra and Sutra LTD!

What happens when you put a mountain bike, road bike, and touring bike in a blender and hit go? The Sutra. The legendary drop bar bike returns for 2019. Call it the drop bar bike for mountain bikers, or the Beast up to all burdens,

Mountain Bike Action reviews Satori DL “Rips around the trails like a Porsche on an open highway.”

“Kona built the Satori with a sporty feel that rips around the trails like a Porsche on an open highway.” – Mountain Bike Action  Mountain Bike Action have been riding the all-new Satori DL for a few months now and they have just posted their review

The Honzo ST 30th Birthday Bike is Here!

Happy Birthday to us. We’re celebrating by releasing a limited number of one of our favorite bikes, the Honzo ST. Why do we love it so much? Simply put, it just absolutely shreds. We’ve made our steel birthday bike special by adding a super unique

From Snow to Dust

English translation below Vom Schnee in den StaubEs ist Freitag und wir, Tim, Marten und ich sitzen im

Oregon & Idaho Next On Kona Demo Tour

Westfir, OR and Driggs, Idaho are the next stops for the 2018 Kona Demo tour! Be sure to

A Supreme Weekend

Amanda and Hannah of The Kona Supremes have been going on regular mini bikepacking trips right in their

Kona Dream Builds: Ryan’s Beauty of a Black Satori

At 6’3″ Ryan Gardner loves wagon wheels. A super fan of the old Process 111, a huge fan of the new Process 153 and like most of us he can’t go past a sweet Honzo. The California Enduro Series is Ryans local event, he’s had

Dirt Rag Reviews the Process 153 CR DL 27.5 “Kona built the CR/DL with stiffness and durability in mind.”

“Kona built the CR/DL with stiffness and durability in mind. Suffice to say the frame is noticeably stiffer

NSMB Reviews the Kona Wah Wah PP “They take an absolute sh*t-kicking, and only cost 60 USD.”

“These Kona Wah Wah 2 composite pedals have a massive but very thin 120mm x 118mm body, spin

Kerry Werner and Cory Wallace vs The 2018 BC Bike Race

The 12th BC Bike race kicked off in the Cowichan Valley, BC four days ago, and Kona Adventure Team athletes Cory Wallace and Kerry Werner are tackling the seven-day stage race. Cory, who won the event in 2016, would love another BC Bike Race gold

Connor Fearon Experiences Four Seasons in One Weekend at Val di Sole

Val di Sole this past weekend marked the middle point of the UCI DH World Cup season and the return to one the more classic DH courses of the last decade. Val di Sole is not for the faint-hearted, massive roots, huge holes and its

Ti Tuesday: David rolls out the Red Carpet for his Ti Honzo build

As co-owner of Kona dealer Mud Cycles (Wellington, NZ), David had been jonesing for a Ti Honzo for a while, when the opportunity finally arose to secure one, he was not going to let the shiny lightweight frame slip through his hands. He’d been planning

Kona Dream Builds: Goldfinch Cyclery build the shredliest ground-up Honzo

The folk’s at Goldfinch Cyclery in Cedar Rapids, Iowa recently built this beauty of a steel Honzo. “Behold, the shredliest ground-up hardtail build to roll out our doors in a grip!” We have to agree, this bike is most definitely ready for shredding and its

Pinkbike Reviews The Satori DL

“The Satori is a bombproof bike to get you in and out of just about anything you find. It has the composure to charge confidently into the “somewhat unknown” without worry.” –Daniel Sapp, Pinkbike.com Daniel Sapp reviewed the Satori on his home trails of Brevard,

Kona Demo Tour Heading to Minnesota & Wisconsin July 13-15

The Kona Demo Tour is headed to Minnesota and Wisconsin July 13-15. Swing by to test out a

The Kona Supremes Report from the North American Enduro cup

Hannah Bergemann and Delia Massey of the Kona Supremes made the trek over to Kellogg, Idaho this past weekend for the North American Enduro cup. Riders raced 9 technical and demanding stages down Silver Mountain Bike Park, descending over 16000 feet and climbing over 8000

My Kona – Scott Mackay

Scott Mackay is most definitely a product of his environment. Growing up at the base of Mt. Seymour on Vancouver’s famed North Shore, riding and skiing has been a part of his daily routine for as long as he can remember. For Kona dealers and

Long Distance Races and Kona Red/R Tour

Last weekend, there were some great races on the calendar for the KONA LTD team. The enduro boys had the weekend off,

The Kona Global Enduro Team battle Round Four of the EWS

The first half of the Enduro World Series hasn’t been all roses for the Kona Global Enduro Team. The first round in Lo Barnechea, Chille took it’s toll, with Rhys Verner braking is scaphoid at the end of the second stage, Alexander Kangas suffering flat

Jonathan Maunsell Wins Round 4 of Grass Roots

One half of our Irish Enduro racing family was back in action yesterday at Round 4 of the Grassroots Enduro Series. Jonathan Maunsell has had a stellar year so far with several big victories aboard his Process 153CR. This weekend was no exception, capturing yet

Kona Dream Builds: Ben’s “I’m still really a mountain biker” Major Jake

When we spotted Ben’s stealthy Major Jake on Instagram we had to do a little double take. It looked kinda stock, but after closer inspection, some serious attention to detail was revealed in this custom build that clearly indicates a mountain biker not prepared to completely

Scott Countryman takes Second at the Crested Butte Big Mountain Enduro

Crested Butte is one of my favorite places to ride. The trails are rough, raw, and endless which suites my riding style perfectly. I knew going into the race there this past weekend I would do well but my previous luck at this race has

Kona Dream Builds: Paul’s Multi-Surface Shred Machine AKA his custom Unit X

Words/Photos/Build: Paul Garcia It starts with inspiration! Have you ever had a moment when something happens to fall in your hands and sparks a thought process that you begin building an idea around? For me, it was the Salsa Cutthroat fork. I had a buddy

Maryland and Montana! The Kona Demo Tour is Coming Your Way! (*UPDATE for July 6th Demo Details)

The Kona Demo Tour is making upcoming stops in Fairland, Maryland, and Whitefish, Bozeman, and Missoula, Montana! Swing by to test out a Process, Satori, Hei Hei Trail or Honzo! Too see when the demo tour comes through your area be sure to check the complete

Ryan Gardner Reports from Mammoth

Words by Kona enduro racer, Ryan Gardner.   2018 marks my 10th year of racing mountain bikes. During

Don’t Not Go – Joe Schwartz and friends tackle the North Shore Triple Crown

“Water everywhere. Cascading down the dark loamy hillsides, pouring in sheets from the steely, cold skies above the North Shore. The unsettling realization that maybe we pushed too hard, didn’t respect the conditions enough to back down. Those nagging thoughts pushed to the side as

Bikepacking the Denali Park Road

Words by Kona Supreme, Delia Massey. Photos by Delia and her riding partner, Kinsey. Two days before I left for a week-long vacation to Anchorage, I decided I wanted to bikepack the entire Denali National Park Road. My last-minute trip planning escalated quickly, from realizing

Ti Tuesday: Sean’s Slime Throwing Ti Honzo

We don’t know a whole lot about Sean’s head-turning Ti Honzo. We know it means business, what, with the Minion/Assegai tyre combo, the Custom RockShox Pike and the fact that it’s set up single speed. The slime green bottle cage and green ano cranks are

2018 CDC CAPITOL FOREST ENDURO

Kona Supreme Hannah Bergemann reports from the CDC Capitol Forest Enduro race: Capitol Forest has one of the

Kona Dream Builds: Scott’s mix’n’match single speed Explosif

You’ve got to admit that Scott’s steel Explosif is a little bit of a mix’n’match selection of parts. Nothing really goes together on paper with this build, if you were describing how your old orange ANVL stem was going to look rad, matched up to your blue

Becky Gardner Scores Two Podiums in Colorado

Becky Gardner had a a great weekend of racing in the high altitude events of the Vail Mountain

A Heavy Weekend of Racing for Cory Wallace

Kona Adventure Team Rider and 24 Hour Solo World Champion, Cory Wallace, had a somber start to his racing last weekend. Prior to the Squamish Spakwus 50km race, he received word that one of his close friends had passed away while racing his bike in

Hannah Bergemann on Unemployment Line

Kona Supreme rider Hannah Bergemann is no stranger to stylish riding. You may remember her from our Disco Process video. Check out this new video that just dropped featuring Hannah on one of Bellingham’s local jump trails, Unemployment Line.  

Solstice Madness

For those of us in the northern hemisphere, we’re celebrating the summer solstice today. It’s annually a day where we pack as much into a single day as possible, taking advantage of the gratuitous daylight that mother nature has granted us. We thought it fitting

Kona Demo Tour Next Stops: Colorado, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia!

The Kona Demo Tour is kicking off the summer days with a bunch of upcoming stops! Next week we’ll be rolling through Boulder, Littleton, and Golden Colorado, as well as stops in Virginia, Delaware, and New Jersey! Swing by to test out a Process, Satori,

Kona rolling papers are here!

Let’s get lit! These may be the raddest packs of rolling papers ever… (well, since our last batch)  and you can pair them with your favorite recreational activity – bikes! Made from 100% hemp paper each individual pack contains 24 papers and 24 filters, they are

Layton Meyers lights up Maple Valley in this rad FSA Video

Component maker FSA just released this rad clip featuring Kona Junior Factory Rider Layton Meyers riding his hometown trails in Maple City, WA. Layton is already well into his 2018 season, with a bunch of races already under his belt. You can follow his progress on

Need Help Choosing a Kona? MBR is Here to Help!

  The folks at MBR UK have created a super comprehensive guide to help buyers choose a Kona.

Introducing the the Hei Hei Trail and Hei Hei Trail DL

We’ve been working around the clock to bring you the latest in awesome Kona bikes, so we’re thrilled to announce that the all-new Hei Hei Trail and Hei Hei Trail DL are here! Check out Charlotte Frost taking the Hei Hei Trail DL out for

Next Up for the Demo Tour: New England, Utah, Colorado!

Next up for the Kona demo tour, we’ll be stopping in New England, Utah, and Colorado! Check the info below on the flyers and swing by to demo some of our favorite new bikes! For future tour stops, be sure to check out our full

Koopmans Wins 3 Nations Cup!

XCO Erezee Erezee is a little village in the Belgian Ardennes. The course was about 4.5km with 195hm and lots of rocks and roots. Although nowadays most of the cross-country courses are handmade by track builders, in Erezee the track was 100% made by mother

Kristien Achten Wins Belgian Ardennes Marathon Series

BAMS, een kampioenschap dat de mooiste marathons van de Belgische Ardennen verenigt. Ieder event staat gekend als een

Connor Crushes in Leogang!

Connor Fearon has had his best finish of the World Cup season with a 7th place scorcher in Leogang. This season has shown incredibly tight racing and Leogang was no exception. Always a dramatic race, Connor was able to keep his focus and take his

Fearon Qualifies 8th in Leogang!

Connor Fearon has qualified 8th at the Leogang World Cup. Rolling down the freshly updated course on 29″ wheels on his new Operator CR. Fearon says he’s become accustomed to the bigger wheels and felt they suited him better this weekend with the recent changes

Lucy Schick Reports From Harper Mountain

Kona grassroots rider Lucy Schick and her Process 153 CR DL had a solid weekend at the Canadian

Leogang is Coming!

We’re in the second week of back-to-back World Cup races. This week the Kona crew travels to Leogang – a track that always entertains. With a hint of bike park and some new technical bits thrown in, Connor Fearon is feeling good. After today’s track

Demo Tour! Next Stops: Rochester, Syracuse, and Peekskill

The New England portion of the demo tour keeps on trucking! This week demo driver Wilson and his fleet of beautiful bikes will be making stops in Rochester, Syracuse, and Peekskill. Check out the information in the flyers below and come by to say hello