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

Come Check out Demo Bikes for the Kids at Sea Otter!

For us, Sea Otter couldn’t get here soon enough. We’ve been busy and want to share with everyone what we’ve been up to and provide a glimpse at to what we have in the pipeline for this year. Swing by our massive booth and soak

East Coast Demo Tour rolls into Kansas

Come out to Camp Alexander this Saturday the 9th April and demo the Process 111, 134, 153, Honzo AL DL and Hei Hei Trail DL. Camp Alexander 1783 Rd P5 Emporia 9am-3pm More Info: High Gear Cyclery 620-342-4977 On Sunday April 10th we’ll be at Miller’s Meadow in Wichita.

Connor Fearon Slapping the Hills – Video

“Growing up in Adelaide, I only ever wanted to ride downhill. Riding up hills just didn’t interest me. Nowadays the tracks are a little bit tamer and you can jump on a trail bike and ride forever. I still love pulling out the DH rig

The East Coast Demo Tour Heads to Arkansas and Oklahoma

Come out to the Slaughter Pen Trails today (the 7th April) and demo the Process 111, 134, 153, Honzo AL DL and Hei Hei Trail DL. Slaughter Pen Trails Bentonville, Arkansas 12-5pm More Info: Lewis & Clark Outfitters 479-750-2486 Tomorrow (April 8th) we’ll be at Turkey Mountain. 6850

Kona NorCal Grassroots riders had a great weekend of racing in round 1 of the California Enduro Series.

Women’s Pro Ariana Altier finished 4th in the Pro Women’s while Derek Teel rounded out 10th place for

Ti Tuesday: Darren’s Dream Cycle aka One Badass Humuhumu

As more and more Kona owners start using the #tituesdayswithkona hashtag, the more unique Ti builds we are starting to see. And when you begin with a blank canvas that is a Lynskey made Ti frame, well the results can often be inspired, like this weeks Ti

Kona Super Grassroots rider Nathan St Clair shreds the PNW

This weekend Kona Super Grassroots rider Nathan St. Clair and his Process 153 made the trip from his home in Statesville, North Carolina to the Pacific North West. By the looks of this very cool clip, his time in Bellingham was rather well spent.

Fat Biking on the Wild Atlantic Way with a Murder of Wo’s

Galway, Ireland Kona dealer Garry Davoren loves fat bikes, specifically our Kona Wo and he recently teamed up with the folks behind the Wild Atlantic Way tourism to produce this epic video. It captures the stunning Irish coastline mostly using drone footage and ensures that


Just one week after Kona Super Grassroots riders Ryan Gardner and James Rennie rode over 120 miles and climbed over 20,000 feet they found themselves in knee deep dust in Argentina’s Cerro Catedral, Bariloche region. The weekend started out alright for the two of them, with both

Mud Sweat and Gears opens in Red Deer, Alberta

On Saturday Kona legend Dik Cox was honored to be invited to the grand opening of Mud Sweat and

Kona Product Manager Trevor Porter shredding his home trails

A while back one of Kona’s product managers, Trevor Porter, hit up his local Squamish, BC trails with California based film maker Maxwell Frank for Camelbak. The result has gone live and we think you’ll agree that Trevor looks sweet in a fanny pack.

Auburn, Alabama Demo Sunday the 3rd of April

Come out to Chewacla State Park this Sunday the 3rd April and demo the Process 111, 134, 153, Honzo AL DL and Hei Hei Trail DL.   Chewacla State Park 124 Shell Toomer Pkwy Auburn, AL 9am-3pm More Info: James Bros Bikes 334-821-0555 Full demo

Canton, Georgia Demo Saturday the 2nd April

Come out to Blankets Creek Mountain Bike Trails this Saturday the 2nd April and demo the Process 111, 134, 153, Honzo AL DL and Hei Hei Trail DL. Blankets Creek Mountain Bike Trails Reason Way Canton GA 30114 9am-3pm More info: SIXES PIT BICYCLE SHOP

Kona and leading on-line retailer team up to create HeyWe’reHereToHelpYa app

Bringing a whole new level of service to where you need it the most. Ever find yourself on an amazing ride, deep in the heart of the mountains on a day that would inspire the best bloggers to over hashtag the word epic on their

UK Super Grassroots rider Thomas Mitchell reports from Tweedlove Vallelujah

Well, that was one of the most up and down weekends I’ve had in a long time. Tweedlove Vallelujah was a race I was really looking forward to. Being a local lad I knew that whatever trails were used would suit me. Although alot of

10 Year Old UK Nipper Ripper, Kenzie Nevard Podiums Twice in Two Weeks

10 Year old Kenzie Nevard has found himself on the podium twice in the last two weeks. First up

Ti Tuesday: Dan’s Project Two Ti Fork

I was nosing around Kona owners Dan and Jake’s office the other day, amidst golf clubs and old Kona team

Kona Super Grassroots riders report from Round 1 of the 2016 EWS in Chile

Kona Super Grassroots enduro riders Ryan Gardner and James Rennie made the decision this year to take their Process 153’s and tackle a bunch of EWS rounds, both riders figured that kicking things off with Round 1 in Chilé, South America was as good a place

Houston Texas Demo Saturday the 26th

Come out to Cypress Creek this Saturday and demo the Process 111, 134, 153, Honzo AL DL and Hei Hei Trail DL. Cypress Creek, 14234 W. Cypress Forest Dr, Houston, TX 77070 9am-3pm More info: 713-802-1707 Full demo tour details here

Peloton Magazine review the 2016 Major Jake “Giving the most technically savvy ‘cross racers a platform they can push to the limit”

US based road and cross magazine Peloton published this fantastic review of the 2016 Major Jake in their current March issue. You can purchase the magazine online here or click on the below image to check out the review on your screen now (it’s just

Chilean Kona Dealer / Coffee Shop Ciclé Café Taller attracts EWS racers

Chilean Kona shop Ciclé Café Taller seem to have fulfilled the adage “Build it and They Will Come” from

Road.CC review The 2016 Roadhouse “The Kona Roadhouse is a quality steel do-it-all machine, with the latest tech, put together in a package sure to impress”

UK cycling website Road.CC have just posted up their review of our 2016 Roadhouse bike where they gave the bike a 4 out 5 rating. The full review and detailed photos can be viewed here.

Ti Tuesday: Garry’s “Money is no object” Ti Rove

We found this Ti Rove on our trip to Ireland last week and my lord is it drool worthy. You could probably spend more money on a Rove with a few more carbon bits, but for Garry there was no ceiling on price for this build,

Connor Fearon 2nd at Aussie DH Nationals

After seeding in first and then qualifying first ahead of the stacked field of Sam Hill, Troy Brosnan and Mick Hannah, Connor Fearon came up 1 second short on first place finisher Troy Brosnan in the finals of the Australian DH nationals yesterday, taking the

PROCESS 111 – Turn the Fun up to 11

Check out this feature video on the Process 111 filmed at Retallack Lodge, it may give you a hint as to why Doddy at Factory Jackson considers this “THE MOST FUN BIKE (HE’S) RIDDEN IN THE LAST FIVE YEARS.” Miss Doddy’s review? Check it here

Cory Wallace takes the top spot at the Vietnam Victory Challenge

Vietnam is a long and skinny country in Southeast Asia with a dense poluation of 94-95 million inhabitants.