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Enduring Distant Dreams

Words and art by Ambassador Gretchen Leggitt. For over 5 years, my friend Robin and I have been scheming and dreaming about combining a bike tour across B.C. with a climbing trip in the Bugaboo mountain range, commonly known as the Bugs. After years of

Your 2020 Dews, Splice and Coco Have Arrived!

Ahhhh. There’s nothing like the feeling of gliding on a bike. Whether you’re a hard-core commuter and demand the utilitarian performance of one of the Dews, or you’re stylish on a step-through Coco, we’ve got a bike that is ready to cruise wherever you choose!

The Longest Day — The Finale of the #7Countries7Passes

Words and photos by Kona Ambassador Tim Wiggins. In 2017, on a quiet afternoon in early summer, I

Ride Free! The Libre is Back!

The Libre has taken the drop bar world by storm. Its fast, light, and utilitarian characteristics make it

Kona Dream Builds: Keith’s Dual Duty Libre DL

We found Keith’s bike on Instagram (he used the #KonaDreamBuilds hashtag) just after he’d ridden this years Dirty Kanza 100 on it with zero flats. It seemed Keith was gushing about his Libre and it was clear from his post that he really got this

Say Hello to The 2020 Adventure Drop-bar Bikes!

Adventure biking! It’s all the rage these days. If there’s one thing we love at Kona it’s making bikes that can handle pretty much any situation you throw at them. Want to ride your drop-bar bike on singeltrack? Go for it. Want to carry enough

Bicycling Magazine Reviews the Libre DL “The Libre DL is a bike that lets you head out guided by your whim and sense of adventure.”

“The Libre DL is a bike that lets you head out for a ride guided by your whim and sense of adventure. You needn’t avoid a trail that looks fun because your bike won’t handle it well, and you don’t have to shy away from

Sutra and the Golden Hour

Kona Ambassador Tudor Gillham has had a busy summer racing the TransAtlantic Way ride—a 2500km one stage race/ride through Ireland. When he finished the ride he wanted to reflect on what the Longest Days mean to him. Just like many of us, he enjoys the

Tour de Blast

Words and photo by Kona Ambassador Lita Monoghan. I always look forward to my birthday, not because I love getting another year older, but because it means we’re finally approaching the longest days of the year here in the Pacific Northwest (and hopefully getting some

The Long Sweet Ride

Words and photos by Kona Ambassador Sebastian De Meris. Despite the fact that the days are the longest at this time of the year, at university it is always the busiest period. Fortunately, this year we finished on June 21, which is just in time

Kona Dream Builds: Jérôme’s Chocolate Coated Libre Looks Good Enough to Eat!

Belgium based bike shop Bike Your City Brussels teamed up with high end frame painter Unlimited Colors and

The Longest Daze

Kona ambassador, Trevor Browne, decided to make it a long day of riding 300km around the Eastern Townships of Quebec. From sunrise to sunset he was inspired by all the beauty that unravels itself while riding a bike. From smooth bike paths to rough gravel roads the