Bikepacking

We Are Looking for 2020 Kona Ambassadors!

Last year we kicked off our ambassador program with smashing success. Hundreds of people from all over the world applied to help spread the Kona stoke and we could not be happier with the crew we assembled for 2019. From incredible photographers to super creative

Miami Vice Meets…Finland?

Words and epic video by Ambassador Erkki Punttila. “I received a hot tip of a prize waiting at

Eating Up Miles and Butter Tarts on the BT700

Eastern Canada’s first official bikepacking event, the BT 700, saw a massive number of riders at the grand depart in St. Jacobs, Ontario. Whether participants came out to set records or tour the mixed surface route, everyone more than likely enjoyed some good ol’ southwestern

Dr. Seuss Meets Travel by Bike

Kona Ambassador Ryan Lindsey Bartz put together this whimsical little poetic video about her world travels and what it takes to truly find yourself when traveling by bike.

The Shortest Night

As we enter fall the days are becoming shorter and the temperatures are dropping. It seems like it always happens so fast. While most of us celebrate the longest days of summer, Ambassador Trevor Browne opted to ride through the shortest night on his Dynamo

Colt Fetter’s Custom Wozo

Kona Ambassador Colt Fetters is big on adventure biking. When it came time for him to choose a bike, he opted for the Wozo. The bigger tires and carrying capabilities were exactly what he needed for adventures in the desert or snow. Colt also modified

Odin Wood’s Beervet Kona Unit AKA the Farmgate

We’re guessing you’ve heard of a brevet, right? No? Well a Brevet is basically a randonneuring event, one

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

Lost and Found on the Celtic Cross Trail

Words and photos by Ambassador Tim Wiggins. It wasn’t until I was lost for strength, in a strange hotel on

Time to Travel: A Rad Bike Adventure

Kona Ambassador Ryan Lindsay Bartz has been on an around-the-world adventure aboard her Sutra. she put together this cool little video of some of her favorite places she’s been so far. “The first 6 months of a trip around the world consolidated into 3 minutes.

Kona Dream Builds: Ponderosa Cyclery Build Jen One Amazing Rove

The crew at Ponderosa Cyclery are no strangers to building amazing bikes for their customers and the upgrades

Ottawa Midsummer Solo Bikepacking Trip

Words and photos by Ambassador Sandra Beaubien. For the last couple of years, I had a trip idea floating around in my brain.  One of those trips that I thought might be too ambitious for my fitness level and experience, but this summer I finally