Adventure Team

Racing the Annapurna Circuit for a Cause

Last year Adventure Team rider and 24 Hour Solo World Champion Cory Wallace took on the task of raising money to help build a coaching/training center in Nepal. His goal was to complete the Annapurna Circuit in less than 24 hours. Completing the Annapurna Circuit

Kona is Hiring a Marketing Manager for Europe

The Kona Bicycle Company is seeking a full-time employee to manage European marketing operations as part of its global marketing department. This person must be a media relations master, a public speaker, a digital content producer, an avid and capable cyclist, an accomplished writer, an

Cory Wallace Wins His Second World Solo 24hr Championship title in Scotland!

If you were following Cory along on Instagram or even via our sporadic updates you would have realized that the World Solo 24hr Championship title was Cory’s to lose. Well it if you couldn’t tell from the title of this post, Cory held on to

24 Hour Solo World Championships: Facts

As you’re reading this Cory Wallace is competing in the 24 Hour Solo World Championships. What does it take to make it through a race like this? We asked Cory to give us some key stats.   “I’ll aim to consume 300-400 calories per hour.

24 Hour Solo World Champs: Cory Wallace is Ready!

Fort William is known to most mountain bikers for its place on the World Cup downhill circuit. This year, however, it will play host to the Solo 24 Hour World Championships. Kona Adventure Team racer and former solo 24 Hour World Champion Cory Wallace is

Kona Dream Builds: Spencer’s “In With The New” Carbon SSWC Honzo CR DL

Why ditch all but one gear on your sweet modern carbon hardtail? So that you can go play bikes at Singlespeed Worlds is why! This year #sswc is one state south from me, and whereas I had originally thought I would have to miss it

Ti Tuesday: Barry Wicks Ti Kona Coaster Brake for #SSWC

For this weekends Single Speed Mountain Bike World Championships in Bend, Oregon, Team Racer Barry wicks built up a unique bike, borrowing parts from all periods of his race career. Here is his story on the build. This is actually the bike from my first

Local Pride and a Star-Studded Soirée, Spencer Reports from a Top-10 at Trans Cascadia

Trans-Cascadia is a blind-format, backcountry enduro race held in the wilder corners of the Pacific Northwest’s Cascade Mountain Range. Previously held in Oregon, the fourth-edition of the event made its way north to the deep corners of the Gifford Pinchot National Forest in south-central Washington

Cory Wallace: King of Adventure

Recently the crew from Banana Backpacks sat down with Kona Adventure Team rider/racer Cory Wallace. They talked about some of his most incredible experiences on a bike from meeting the Prime Minister of Bhutan to almost being swept away by a raging river and being

Wallace World Travels: Racing in Norway

Kona Adventure Team rider and racer Cory Wallace is a traveling fiend these days. His latest adventure took him far north to the gorgeous Norway mountains. Words from Wallace: I spent the last two weeks traveling around and racing in Norway. First up was the

Kerry Werner’s Super Jake Bike Check

Kona Cyclocross champ, Kerry Werner has just finished his build of his 2019 Super Jake and it’s beautiful!

Wallace in Romania

Words by Adventure/Endurance team member, Cory Wallace Romania is a Southeastern European country with close to 23 000