Kona Ambassadors

Gardners Take on Baja!

The 2019 California Enduro Series kicked off this past weekend in Baja, Mexico. Ambassadors Ryan and Becky Gardner have both have raced in Mexico multiple times and couldn’t pass up another opportunity to get south of the border and check out a new zone. With

Kangas at Flottsbro Bike Park

Kona Ambassador Alexander Kangas is back at it with another YouTube video. This time he showcases the Flottsbro Bike Park and analyzes all of his new and favorite features. Kangas rides the Process 153 CR DL.

There Cannot Be Light Without Darkness

Words by Kona Ambassador Delia Massey. Photos by Kona Ambassador Riley Seebeck. Late winter and spring were a journey through darkness for me, but I feel like I have finally come out into the light. The past few years I have had a policy of

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

The Final Rays

Words by Kona Ambassador Becky Gardner. Photos by Ryan Wiegman. Becky rides a Process 153 CR DL 27.5. It’s 5 pm and I’ve just finished with whatever was on my plate for the day. I debate with myself if I have time to quickly get

Leah Maunsell Wins the Latest Round of the Irish National Enduro.

Kona Ambassador Leah Maunsell is well into her racing season and hitting her stride, taking a win in the most recent round of the Irish National Enduro Series aboard her Process 153 CR DL 29. “After less than a week at home after the EWS,

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

In Full Bloom

Words by ambassador Molly Sugar. Photos by Charries Cafe Springtime in the Pacific Northwest usually means a lot of rain, but on the days that the sun comes out – expect the trails bursting with color. We took full advantage of a sunny day by

Remote CTRLight

We asked our Ambassadors to play with light for their spring theme. Alex Luise took it very literally and created a few really cool images of the Remote CTRL. He then compiled them all into a short YouTube clip. Long story short? The Remote CTRL

Berlin, Bikes, and Coffee

Kona Ambassador Barry McWilliams is an American transplant living in Berlin—a city rich in history, culture and…coffee. It’s safe to say that biking and coffee are pretty excellent compliments to each other. Cool mornings, hot coffee. Long rides and a little caffeine. The invigorating smell

Touring Stockholm with Alexander Kangas

Kona Ambassador Alexander Kangas loves to get creative with his riding. A former World Cup downhill racer and part-time EWS racer, Kangas is no stranger to big hits on his bike. In his latest YouTube video, Kangas takes us on a tour of some of

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?