Category Archives: Konaworld Travels

Highway 16 End-to-End to End MS

Jasper Alberta fire chief Greg Van Tighem is riding his Kona WO from Masset to Manitoba to raise funds to fight Multiple Sclerosis. Check out his website and support the cause here

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The Kona Ute and Steven Sumner’s meandmymirror.org Fight Phantom Limb Pain

Help Steven Sumner in his quest to aid impoverished amputees with phantom limb pain using mirror therapy. Find out more at meandmymirror.org.

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Cory Wallace reports from the Crocodile Trophy

The Crocodile Trophy is one of my favourite MTB races in the World, right up there with the adventures of the Mongolia Bike Challenge. Racing 9-days through the jungle and dry Outback from Cairns to Cooktown in North Eastern Australia … Continue reading

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Joe Schwartz – Tour de Mont Blanc

I don’t like to admit to hastily made plans or half-baked ideas, but this attempt of the Tour de Mont Blanc (TMB) was verging on that. I had done some previous research into the route, even including some first-hand accounts … Continue reading

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Kona Super Grassroots Joe Schwartz – A Glimpse into Irish Bike Culture

“It’s not my first choice of places to go” says Garry Davoren, as we talk on the phone, trying to come up with a plan for my one and only day of riding while in Ireland visiting my girlfriend, who … Continue reading

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Malaysia UCI Marathon World Series- Cory Wallace

The first ever UCI World Marathon Series race in Asia was held yesterday on the island of Langkawi, Malaysia. It was an outright death march from the gun as 87 of us from 30 different countries tackled the 3 lap … Continue reading

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Kona Introduces Bike Park Serfaus – Fiss – Ladis (Austria)

This past September Kona stole away Europe’s top mountain bike media after their Eurobike commitments, transporting them a couple hours away to the Austrian Alps and the brand new Bike Park Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis. Thanks to Benny Pregenzer and Stefan Mangott, the … Continue reading

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cory is ready for mongolia

Cory Wallace took strong team mates to the Mongolia Bike Challenge in 2012, and came away with a deserving victory. Wallace is a renowned 24 hr racer and excels in tough conditions. We spoke to him ahead of the 2013 … Continue reading

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Trail Riding in Kona Bike Park, Crans Montana – Switzerland

Good morning Swiss Alps

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Kona Destinations: Sea To Sky Adventure Company, Squamish BC

Squamish is known as the “Mountain Bike Capital of Canada”. With over 200 kms of single track, Mountain Bike Magazine even rated Squamish as “one of the top 25 wildest and most exotic places to ride in the world”. From … Continue reading

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The First Dimension- Spencer Paxson

To draw an analogy from physics and math (of which I am a layman, so bear with me), the abstract “dimension” of a bike race could be defined as the minimum number of surface and terrain types needed to make … Continue reading

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Alpentour Stage 1: Cory Wallace

After 12 years of racing I finally managed to check off my first race over in Europe, the centre of the cycling universe. It was a humdinger as 500 + riders set out to tackle a 69 km, 2900 M … Continue reading

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