Kona Dream Builds

Kona Dream Build: Brendan’s Shred 24 Orange Rocket

This week’s dream build may be a 24″ kids bike, but the amazing spec list and well thought out build would make many full-sized adult rider green with envy. Andy, Brendan’s dad, set out to build Brendon a 22 pound 24″ race bike. He’d narrowed

Kona Dream Builds: Scott Countryman’s Race Ready Process 153 CR DL

We caught up with Flagstaff, AZ-based Kona Global Enduro Rider Scott Countryman after Sea Otter and thought that his race-ready Process 153 CR/DL was a damn dreamy build and well worth sharing with you. Scott manages a full on race season while also working as a mechanic at Flagstaff

Kona Dream Builds: Joey’s New Old Hei Hei Race

Joey wanted to build a super lightweight but fun cross country race bike and no, that is not

Kona Dream Builds: Greg’s Bundle of Joy – Honzo ST

Greg Belville loves steel bikes. He wanted to build a playful bike that would take on all side-hits and be super responsive on turns “I don’t really need full suspension in Iowa, so the Honzo came highly recommended and gave me the chance to build

Kona Dream Builds: Devin’s Rainbow Brite Process 153 CR DL

Devin, like a lot of us, has spent the better part of his MTB life seeking out sweet second-hand deals on bikes. When the Process G2 came out though, he knew it was time; time to step up and build his first brand new dream bike.

Kona Dream Builds: Shut Up Jens – Michael’s Buttery Smooth Major Jake

Michael’s Major Jake was sitting in the BikeFlights.com booth at Sea Otter last week when we spotted it. The pure bling factor of this real deal CX racing machine meant that there was no way we were going to pass up shooting a photo-set for

Kona Dream Builds: Peter’s Just a Little Bit of Bling Process 153 CR DL

Not all custom dream builds need to be dripping with bling. Sometimes that dream build might just be the right mix of parts that work, parts you’ve used on many bikes before on different builds or parts that you can just plain rely on. Roll

Kona Dream Builds: Flying Under The Radar with Austin’s Process 134 SE

When we released the G2 Process last year, the classic and much-revered Process G1 didn’t disappear. A selected and carefully curated parts spec on both the G1 Process 153 SE and Process 134 SE frame meant that the G1 Process was now within reach of

Kona Dream Builds: Lauren’s Drool Worthy Hope Tech Dripping Shred 20

Lauren is a seven-year-old little ripper from Ireland. Her Dad, Colin, thought it would be a fun activity to build a custom bike for Lauren. They opted for a Kona Shred 20, and have fully kitted the bike with gorgeous purple anodized parts from Hope.

Kona Dream Builds: Matty’s Slow Burning Custom Process 153 AL DL

Part-time trail builder and part-time ice cream slinger (and Squamish BC local) Matt Harris had a long time to ponder his 153 Process AL 29 build. He sold his old 27.5 model before we announced the G2 Process, and he spent the last few months waiting

Kona Dream Builds: Conrad’s Foxy Process 153 CR DL

We don’t have a huge amount of photos of Conrad’s epic Process 153 CR DL build, but from what we do have here, I think it’s pretty clear just how ballin’ this bike is. He hasn’t skimped on anything with this Dream Build and there are

Kona Dream Builds: Ryan’s Race Ready Process 153 29

Ryan Gardner is not a short dude, at 6ft 3 his extra-large builds are always interesting to check out. His latest farm gate sized enduro weapon, which got it’s first run a few weeks back at the Trans Puerta Vallarta race in Mexico, is one