Advocacy

Solstice Brunch, Build, and Bike in the Mountains

Words by Ambassador Delia Massey. Photos by Kinsey Smith. Summertime in the pacific northwest means go time, all the time. You have to soak in every last second of sun and warmth while it lasts because the winters are dark and soul-crushing. The solstice is

Thank the Mountain Bike Advocates for their Longest Days

Words by Ambassador Sandra Beaubien. Before the long days of summer solstice come, every mountain bike organization has

Kick off summer with Swift Campout!

For the fifth year in a row, Swift Campout is on the horizon. Nothing tells us it’s adventure-season like this annual solstice celebration. Are you down? Swift Campout is a global call for folks all over the world to go bike-camping on June 22nd. Pack

Brooklyn Bell: Becoming Ruby J

Kona Ambassador Brooklyn Bell is no stranger to fighting the good fight for diversity and inclusion in the outdoor industry. As a woman of color, Bell has dealt with the broad spectrum of challenging treatment from racism to tokenism. Teton Gravity Research sat down with

All The Ladies in the Place…

Today is International Women’s Day. While we think it’s fantastic to honor women and what they’ve brought to the sport, we think it’s important to do this every day—and not just on this one day. Kona is fortunate to have an amazing crew of women

Ray’s Women’s Weekend

Words and photos by Kona Ambassador Shae James. Nothing says bike privilege like living in the PNW, and

Wild and Free

Brooklyn Bell is a Kona Ambassador that is pushing the boundaries of comfort and expectations on a daily basis. Aside from cutting her teeth on a mountain bike as a Kona Supreme, Bell is also a widely-recognized artist, public speaker, and stellar athlete. In fact,

Dreaming of Summer

Kona Ambassador Sandra Beaubien is no stranger to winter riding. She leads the charge all winter long as

Rove DL Named a Top Commuter Choice for Price in Road.CC

In a recent post, Road.cc named the Rove DL a top choice for commuting in their Cycle to Work program in the UK. This program helps people find great commuter bikes for a decent price, even providing a tax exemption in the process. “The Cycle

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

Forbes Magazine Claim Cargo Bikes Not Drones Are The Future For Urban Deliveries

In a recent Op-Ed piece on Forbes Magazine’s website, transportation journalist Carlton Reid explores the notion that cargo bikes, not drones are the future for urban deliveries. It’s an interesting read and while mentioning Kona and our Electric Ute he does ask why the rest