Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Kona Ute and the Xtracycle Pea Pod

Xtracycle has just released their popular Pea Pod child seats customised to the Kona UTE, following is the info from their release, or visit their website for more Xtracycle is excited to announce that our popular PeaPodLT child seat is … Continue reading

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London to Paris Charity Ride – 2nd Entry

Time seems to have sped up with the approach of the ride, and I depart Twickenham with the rest of the Big Issue gang Thursday morning at eight. I spent the last week getting the charity bike raffle up and … Continue reading

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London to Paris Charity Ride – 1st Entry

The idea of cycling for charity came to me, via an acquaintance, shortly after I had returned to London from a long ride that took me from England across Europe to Turkey. I was fresh out of university, sleeping on … Continue reading

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Barry Cruisin

Ever wonder what Wicks looks like when not racing?

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Weight of a Nation – Ryder Hesjedal

Because we have Canadian roots, and Ryder has Canadian and Kona roots, and since Ryder finished 4th in a grueling mountain stage today, we figured we’d put this up. Atta boy Ryder. Atta boy.

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UK National Champs Vid

Our boy Smitty the Red comes in at around the 5 min. mark. He finished 9th on a somewhat greasy course.

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Joe Schwartz Bike Camp Helmet Cam

The Joe Schwartz Bike Camp takes place each year at the Kona Groove-Approved Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, Alberta. This small mountain has made the most of it’s vertical, and there are numerous fun trails to rip. I had a stoked … Continue reading

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Joe Deregulates Kids

Each year I have the privilege of travelling to Calgary to run a bike camp at the Canada Olympic Park (COP). This Kona Groove-Approved Bike Park lies just outside the booming city of Cowtown, on the site of the 1988 … Continue reading

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Gilles Bertrand, Belgian DH Champion for the 5th Time!

For his first year in the elite category, Bertrand Gilles (Barracuda-Kona) has already become Belgian Champion after winning the race held today in Malmedy. Kristof Lenssens finished in 2nd position making a perfect result for the Barracuda-Kona team. With 1.000 … Continue reading

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Ryan Trebon Takes a Solid Third at US Nationals

A rough, hot, dusty course outside of Granby, Colorado on Saturday set the stage for the 2010 U.S. National Mountain Bike Championships, with 47 pro men throwing their names in the hat for the cross-country title. Todd Wells takes the … Continue reading

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“A special blend of all around ability and superb descending talent”

Decline Magazine reviews the Kona CoilAir. Click the image below to read the full review.

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The Malahat Revue – Band Tours BC by Bike

BC-based Jeremy Fisher, Said the Whale, Hannah Georgas and Aidan Knight have come together, with a salute to the environment to form The Malahat Revue, an eight-piece musical collective that will begin touring their beloved province by bicycle on Thursday … Continue reading

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