Hardtail

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

Lost and Found: An Ode to My Honzo

Words by Ambassador Delia Massey. Photos by Kinsey Smith. What do you do when your Process 153 is in the shop for a few weeks, but it’s the perfect time of year for big alpine adventure rides? You throw some Minions on your Honzo and

Kona Dream Builds: Worth The Wait – Brayden’s Honzo St

We will never, ever, ever get over seeing a custom Honzo. The affordable and progressive frame is an

Kona Dream Builds: The Ultimate Upgrade, Bryan’s 2018 Honzo

Bryan Dexter went into Pedal Driven, his local bike shop in Sanford, Florida with a recent craigslist find; a Trek X Caliber 8 to get some quotes on some upgrades for it. Matt the owner pointed him in the direction of a new Honzo, the

The Honzo Time Machine

Words and photos by Ambassador Ryan Gardner. It’s been a long time since I started showing up to my first ever cross-country races on my early-2000’s Kona Stuff. Back then I raced in skate shoes, a bucket helmet, and baggies, and my bike was a

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

Kona Dream Builds: Scott’s Strava Warrior Honzo

UK Sales Manager Scott Belshaw has been on a health kick recently. As a result, he’s been creeping up those Strava leaderboards when out for a ride. Aspiring to be King of the Climbs, he decided that his Process wasn’t quite the machine he needed

Super (C)hill Campout

Words by Molly Sugar // Photos by Gritchelle Fallesgon and Rie Sawada  We pushed our bikes through overgrown vertical single track from the lake to the only gravel road that bypassed the highway. It was only about a mile long but it was one of

Behold the 2020 Honzos!

It’s what you’ve all been asking for—the 2020 Honzos! The Honzo is often imitated but never duplicated. It was the hardtail that turned heads as it redefined what was possible with only front suspension. It paved the way for progressive geometry across our line of

The Big Honzo is Back!

Last week we showed you the Big Honzo ST. Today we’re showing you the rest of this plus-sized lineup. The Big Honzo has the same playful nature as the classic Honzo, but with 130mm of front suspension and wider tires to add a bit more

Welcome to the Climbduro

We all know the enduro format by now. Climb up and then be timed on the downhills. Well, it’s time to usher in the era of the Climbduro. Type-2 enthusiasts everywhere can rejoice! Adventure Team Type-2 specialist Cory Wallace just competed in the Climbduro in

The Steel Hardtails Have Arrived

If there’s one thing we know, it’s how much Kona fans LOVE their steel hardtails. We think steel is awesome too and we’re pretty psyched about or 2020 steel hardtail lineup. Killer colors and features meet up with your favorite adventure-ready bikes. Unit The Unit