gravel

Solstice Season

Endurance and Adventure Team rider Spencer Paxson prompts us to scheme up and get the most out of

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

Dirty Kanza, Round 2

This past weekend saw the annual migration to Emporia, Kansas for the Dirty Kanza, often called the most hardcore gravel race on the planet. Kona Adventure team rider and 24-hour solo World Champion, Cory Wallace took his Libre to the event to try to better

Kona Dream Builds: Green Mile, Jason’s Libre Means Business

We’ve featured Jason and his shop Chainline Bikes more than anyone else here on our Kona Dream Builds pages. The California shop churns out amazing custom builds for its customers. Today, though, we have a special treat in the form of Jason’s own Libre. As

Time to Get Dirty!

It’s Dirty Kanza time and Kona Adventure Team rider Cory Wallace is back in the saddle aboard his

Illuminated Days

Words and illustration by Kona Ambassador Gretchen Leggitt. Photos by Wang. Gretchen rides the Kona Sutra LTD. A few months ago, as a bonus hour of daylight coincided with the trees sprouting their first buds, opportunities for spontaneous, bike-fueled camping adventures blossomed. Although I’d consider

Bridleway Light

Kona Ambassador Tudor Gillham took his creative skills to his local Wales Bridleway Paths and created this gorgeous short film showing the simplicity of riding in the perfect light. Tudor rides the Sutra LTD—the perfect bike for long gravel rides, bikepacking, or whatever big days

Win Kona Wah Wah II Pedals and Key Grips with Dirt Rag

We have partnered with Dirt Rag Magazine to give TWO lucky winners a pair of new Wah Wah II Pedals & Key Grips each! Head over to HERE to enter now! If you don’t feel like rolling the dice on entering and just want to

What’s in Spencer Paxson’s Messkit?

Kona Ambassador Trevor Browne recently caught up with Kona’s endurance machine, Spencer Paxson to figure out how in the world he can ride so hard for so long. What kind of food voodoo does it take to pull off climbing 32,000 feet in one day?

Kona Dream Builds: Mactalla’s Choose Your Own Adventure Rove NRB

The folks at Mactalla Cycles have built up this super cool Kona Rove NRB DL for one of their regular customers. To say they are happy with how it turned out would be somewhat of an understatement. “The bike was built up as a weekend

Kona Dream Builds: Ben’s Peruvian-Ready Sutra Ltd

Morgan Taylor has just posted up a fantastic look at that Sutra Ltd that Ben Johnson took to Peru or his inaugural bike packing adventure. “When most people think, ‘I’d like to take on my first bikepacking trip,’ they don’t think of going to the

Chasing Light

Word and photos by Kona Ambassador Euan Camlin. (@euancamlinphotography) Light and photography go hand in hand, the right light really does make or break a photograph so that was the task for this topic, go find some good light! Unfortunately, all too often the weather