Advocacy

Adventuring in the PNW with Path Less Pedaled and Swift Industries

Russ from Youtube channel Path Less Pedaled has been out in Seattle recently gathering content with the fine

Burned Lines: Barry Wicks and Robin Sansom Explore the Aftermath of California’s Fires

Bike Magazine have just published Robin Sansom’s amazing story, Burned Lines. The trip took place last fall with Robin’s buddies Brian Vernor, Jeremy Dunn and Barry Wicks after last summer’s wildfires, the largest in California’s history. The story looks affected trails, the people who care about them

Before and After: Martin Johannesen and his Rove

Mads Olivener took these super cool before and after photos of his good friend Martin Johannesen. The photos were taken before and after a recent three month bikepacking trip of Europe. Not one to chill, he’s ready to embark on another trip, this time a

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