Kona Ambassadors

Brooklyn Bell: Becoming Ruby J

Kona Ambassador Brooklyn Bell is no stranger to fighting the good fight for diversity and inclusion in the outdoor industry. As a woman of color, Bell has dealt with the broad spectrum of challenging treatment from racism to tokenism. Teton Gravity Research sat down with

How The Light Gets In

There is a crack in everything (there is a crack in everything)That’s how the light gets in — Leonard Cohen Words and photos by Kona Ambassador Trevor Browne. Check out more of Trevor’s delicious road-ready recipes at Messkitmag.com. The feeling that this trip might not

Kangas and the Process 153 CR DL 29

Kona Ambassador Alexander Kangas loves to trick out his rides. He put together this quirky little video assembling

Light Concerns

Words and photos by ambassador Seb DeMeris, who has a pretty big quiver of Konas! Our second theme for the ambassador program was “Light.” To see all of the “Winter” submissions, please click here. Light is what is missing during the winter when the days

What’s in Cory Wallace’s Messkit?

Trevor Browne of Messkit Magazine (and also a Kona Ambassador!) took the time to interview our marathon-man, Cory Wallace about his adventuring and what exactly fuels him on his trips. Cory relies on a wide array of foods and powders to make it through his

Isle of Light

Words and photos by Kona Ambassador Tim Wiggins. All of a sudden it happens… the evenings are long enough to ride after work, and there is the possibility of a dawn ride without needing to fit night-piercing headlamps. The winter is behind us. Long live

A Sutra Chinese New Year

Kona Ambassador Ryan Lindsay Bartz has the good fortune to be able to travel around the globe with her Kona Sutra. For the past several months she’s been touring through Asia and taking in the sites and sounds afforded by a gorgeous, colorful culture. For

Fatbiking Is…

Ottawa is known for its harsh winters. Kona Ambassador Sandra Beaubien has been making the best of a

Erkki Puntilla’s Winter

Kona Ambassador Erkki Punttila has contributed quite a bit to Kona over the years. He’s the face to

Shadow Boxing with Kate’s Operator CR

Kona Ambassador Kate Meyer is no stranger to ripping DH laps. The Bend, Oregon racer has been turning the heads of photographers with her effortless style and aggressive riding for years. We are thrilled to have Kate riding an Operator CR this year because we

The Colorado Commute

It’s the time of year when winter begins to blend into spring. We start to look at our

Winter Kit, Animated

Animations and art by Kona Ambassador Barry McWilliams. Barry McWilliams is an American graphic designer living in Berlin.