Advocacy

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

Kona Dream Builds: Mike’s Factory Fresh Libre

The boys at Chainline Bikes just cannot help themselves. To sell a bike as it arrived in its box appears to be blasphemy, or maybe it’s their customers each wanting a special unique and one-off build. We are most definitely not complaining. It is pure

The 2019 Kona Ambassador Program

At Kona, we’re all about the long sweet ride. We enjoy big climbs and bigger descents. We love to bikepack as much as we love our urban commutes to work. We believe riding shouldn’t be all about racing the clock, but also about the smaller

The All New Electric Ute is Here

Kona Electric Ute The Electric Ute is our newest addition to our pedal-assist lineup. We took the success of our Ute and beefed up the fork and added a tapered steer tube adding stiffness to the ride. Looking to ditch the car? The Electric Ute

Watch Blackburn’s Second Water Cycle Film: Ocean, Surf by Bike

Inspired by the 71% of the planet covered by water, Blackburn Design has created WATER CYCLE, an ongoing documentary film project. In the second chapter, OCEAN, we follow Ashley Llyod Thompson, a surf shaper from Santa Cruz, California. Ashley took time away from her shaping

Bike Biz talk to Kona Co-Founder Jacob Heilbron

UK Trade magazine Bike Biz sat down with Jacob Heilbron prior to Eurobike to ask him about the

Check out the Teaser for Blackburn’s new film Ocean

Inspired by the 71% of the planet covered by water, Blackburn Design has created WATER CYCLE, a new film project. The project follows different people who use a bicycle to help them further explore their relationship with water, in all its forms. Chapter 2: Ocean

Kona rolling papers are here!

Let’s get lit! These may be the raddest packs of rolling papers ever… (well, since our last batch)  and you can pair them with your favorite recreational activity – bikes! Made from 100% hemp paper each individual pack contains 24 papers and 24 filters, they are

Kona Raises Over $12,000 for Wildfire-Ravaged Trails

This year at the Sea Otter Classic we held a couple fundraisers in support of the Santa Barbara Mountain Bike Trail Volunteers and the Redwood Empire Mountain Bike Alliance. Both organizations are trail stewards for areas that were devastated by 2017’s wildfires. While we only