Kona hard man Cory Wallace Tackles the 100 Mile Rincon de la Vieja

The Rincon de la Vieja is an adventurous 100 mile mountain bike race circumnavigating an active Volcano in Northern Costa Rica.  The land surrounding the race is a tourist haven filled with hot springs, waterfalls, zip lines, tubing, horseback riding and other types of adventure

Limberlost’s Jason Britton gives us an in-depth look at the Sutra LTD

Limberlost’s Jason Britton may have been born in the vast metropolis of Los Angeles, but he has found his home in Oregon, the varied terrain and endless possibilities for adventure have kept him there. A part time bike racer, tourer, web developer, and full time bullshitter.

Ashes to Agassiz Live on iTunes

After much anticipation, the Monster Energy and Kona produced 22 minute mini action documentary on freeride superstar Graham Agassiz is finally available for download on iTunes. In the past few days the launch of the movie has been getting attention by some of the world’s

Drew is Uncontainable

He doesn’t ride for Kona, heck we dont even a make a 20″ bike if he did, but

The Kona Gravity Team vs World Cup Round 7 at Val Di Sole

Kona Europe marketing guru Joonas Vinnari headed to the final round of the UCI DH World Cup in Val Di Sole in the weekend along with his trusty Sony FS700 and a bag of GoPro’s. He knocked out this awesome video showing what goes into

The Chamrousse Kona Team Podiums Twice in the French Enduro Series (France)

The French Enduro Series wrapped up in the weekend and for the Chamrousse Kona riders and their Process 153

Kirsten Halmschlag wins the 70km Trace Vosgienne Marathon Race in France

German rider, Kirsten Halmschlag, who rides for the Kona Bike Ranch team from Schonach, took the win in

Cory Wallace battles thin sleeping bags, skipping gears, slashed sidewalls and dodgy riders at the Leadville 100

The Leadville 100 is historically the biggest marathon race in North America with past winners such as Alban Lakata, Todd Wells, Dave Wiens and drug cheats Lance Armstrong and Levi Leipheimer. The race starts in the the old mining town of Leadville Colorado up at

Crimmins 2nd in World Cup Overall, Fearon and Molloy 13th

After a stellar year racing in the Junior Men’s category, Kona Team rider Andrew Crimmins finishes the season

Hoff Fest Course Preview Video Including Aggy

This is the second edition of the Hoffest, hosted by Kurt Sorge at Retallack lodge in BC, Canada. Definitely the most epic location we get to ride and some of the best jumps we’ve ever ridden. The 3 main jumps work perfect and the second

Val Di Sole UCI DH Course Preview with Connor Fearon

Claudio’s course preview this week sees him trying in vain to hang onto to Connor Fearon’s wheel to no avail. The new Val Di Sole Track looks long, technical and physically demanding and if it doesn’t dry up its going to punish simple mistakes.

Grit.CX post Private Jake First Look

Grit.CX have just received their 2016 Kona Private Jake for an upcoming review. They have just post up

Cory Wallace reports from the Breck Epic

The Breck Epic is one of the North American classic stage races right up there with Single track

Kona at Crankworx

It’s one of the signature festival’s in the mountain bike universe, and Kona was there with our top

Cycling Weekly put 2016 Kona Zing CR on their bikes to watch list

Cyclingweekly.co.uk put together a list of five road bikes worth taking a closer look at for 2016 and

Kona riders win two national downhill titles in Japan

We just received news from our Japanese distributor that at the recent National DH Championships at the Panorama

6th Annual Kona Ride – Photo Epic

For the last six years running we’ve invited Kona dealers from all over North America to come ride bikes with us in Bellingham, Washington. Sure, there is work to be done as we present to them, in vivid detail, our entire collection of new 2016

Bike Magazine pick Process 134 as “Tester’s Choice”

Bike Magazine has just posted up their Tester’s Choices from the this years Bible of bike reviews on their website, it seems that the Process 134 won over Managing Editor Nicole Formosa as it provided her with the biggest GPP factor. Read on to find

GRIT CX Interview Helen Wyman

UK cyclocross magazine Grit CX have released their very first print annual and it features this fantastic write up on Kona ‘cross superstar Helen Wyman.

Cory Wallace’s Singletrack 6 Race Report

From Cory Wallace – TransRockies was arguably North Americas premier stage race for a number of years and went over a major overhaul last year as it transformed into SingleTrack 6. The format is great with 6 days of riding some of the Worlds best

Dirt Rag post their First Impressions of our 2016 bikes

From Dirt Rag – First Impressions: Kona’s new Honzo AL/DL, Hei Hei Trail and Precept 150 – Kona’s tagline for its 2016 lineup is “Going Deeper” and it’s an apt description for its largest-ever product range. While some models carry over largely unchanged, nearly every

Bicycle Retailer “Kona goes deeper into road, mountain for 2016″

From Bicycle Retailer – Kona unveiled its expanded 2016 road and mountain line to a select group of

BikeRumor.com post Hei Hei Trail first ride review

Saris Mercanti from BikeRumor.com spent the last few days at our Bellingham 2016 launch and has just posted

Mont-Sainte-Anne World Cup Photo Epic

The Kona Gravity World Cup Team is coming off another weekend of impressive riding, great results and not surprisingly, a little adversity. This is, after all World Cup DH racing. Anything goes. With the weather wreaking havoc on one of the circuit’s more iconic courses,

Cory Wallace wins Singletrack 6!

Friday’s Stage 6 on Three Blind Mice Trail in Penticton wrapped up this year’s Singletrack 6 event on

SRAM Release In The Know video with Connor Fearon

SRAM MTB have released the latest video in their In The Know series and it features Kona Gravity rider Connor Fearon tearing it up and it most definitely is a must watch!

Connor Fearon and Andrew Crimmins both qualify top five at Mont Sainte Anne

The 25th World Cup DH race at Mont Sainte Anne is shaping up to be hell of an one exciting final tomorrow! Combined with the well liked course changes the race kept a few other surprises in store for the qualifiers today. Well they were

Pinkbike.com take a close look at Fox’s Live Valve Equipped Kona

Pinkbike’s Richard Cunningham was given a look behind the curtain at Fox Racing Shox recently and their Advanced

PinkBike.com post massive Ashes to Agassiz Photo Epic

The folks over at PinkBike.com have just posted up one hell of an epic photo story from the upcoming Ashes to Agassiz movie. The gallery includes images from Harookz, Blake Jorgenson, Mitchell Scott, Mason Mashon and Sherpas Cinema. Ashes to Agassiz will be available on iTunes

The Kona Gravity Team sample the changes at Mont Sainte Anne for UCI DH Round 5

Not one single member of the Kona Gravity Team at Mont Sainte Anne this weekend was even born when the first World cup was run there 25 years ago. But that won’t stop them putting their mark on the track this weekend as the fifth

Grassroots Kona rider Dave Harder wins KR Enduro series Round 4

This time around the next stop of the KR Enduro series was close to home out at Moose

Cory Wallace continues winning streak on day 4 of Singletrack 6

Stage 4 at Myra Canyon in Kelowna, B.C. was tipped to be one of the most action-packed stages

MBR Magazine rate the 2016 Hei Hei: “The XC race bike that makes you grin, not grimace”

From MBR Magazine – XC race bikes: they’re nervous, twitchy thoroughbreds that just want to buck you into the weeds at the merest hint of a technical descent? Well, yes, broadly speaking – with a few exceptions – they’re built to be light and quick,

Romain Paulhan wins French cup DH #2 at Les Carroz and leads series

Romain reports – The FRENCH CUP round 2 was in LES CARROZ near to Chamonix valley. 7th in quali and 3rd in Final at LES ANGLES round #1, it was important to ride well to win some points for the overall. With a super feeling

Kris Sneddon Wins Singletrack3 and Cory Wallace leads Singletrack6 after three stages

After three stages of racing, the Kona Endurance Team is dominating. Kris Sneddon takes the win in men’s open, racing the three stage Singletrack3, and Cory Wallace leads men’s open after three of six stages. Let’s not forget husband and wife duo Norm Thibault and

Kona rolls out improved alloy 2016 MTB range

From Bike Radar: With Kona introducing new Fuse Independent Suspension to its Hei Hei XC series as well

Cory Wallace and Kris Sneddon lead Singletrack6 after Day 1

From Cory Wallace – Stage 1 of the Singletrack race started today with myself winning the stage and

Karla Stepanova of Team Kona Cycling Point is the Czech National Champ

Last weekend Czech team, Kona Cycling Point, was at the last race of Czech National Cup which was also doubled as the Czech National Champs. Our rider Karla Štěpánová started with number one plate (she is leader of Czech National Cup) and was also the

Kona 2016 XC/Trail EU Press Launch video

Kona 2016 XC/ Trail EU Press Launch – Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis, Austria. Completely new and redesigned 2016 Hei Hei, Kahuna and Honzo platforms. Check konaworld.com for more.

A fatbike adventure on the wild atlantic way

Baking in the sun outside the ‘Rusty Mackerel’ a picture perfect pub in a forgotten corner of south west Donegal on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, I watch as the owner of the pub spins past on Garry’s fatbike. “I am cruising” he shouts , cigarette

Grit.CX reports on the 2016 Kona XC/Trail launch at Serfaus•Fiss•Ladis

From Grit.CX: Austria. Home of high alpine trails, milkmaids and for a weekend in July, Kona bikes. We

Rookie of the Year Slopestyle at Kona Rookie Games

From Pinkbike: Youngsters are abuzz, talking about backflips, 360s, and tailwhips – role models like Antoine Bizet, Sam Pilgrim, and Brett Rheeder are being discussed – this is slopestyle, considered by many to be the pinnacle of mountain biking. Competition at an early age in

Kona KX1 DH Team – French National Championships Video

Back from Oz en Oisans for the 2015 French Downhill Championships, the Kona-X1 Racing Team pilots are happy about their results. Romain Paulhan ended up 7th and Julien Piccolo, who has been injured since Leogang World Cup round, is back with a 21st place. For

Meghan Kindree wins the Squamish GearJammer on the Ti Explosif

Meghan reports: If you want to race the best trails in Squamish, you MUST race the Gear Jammer.

Team Cycling Point Lenzerheide XCO Race Report (Czech)

Team Kona Cycling Point Team rider Karla Štěpánová participated in the 3rd round of UCI World Cup in Lenzerheide Switzerland a few weeks back. It was very hard to complete the seven laps in the extremely hot weather, but Karla made it! After a lot