Germany

Lost and Found by Markus Zieher

Words by Ambassador Markus Zieher It´s that Time of the year again when the sun sets down early. We are moving towards winter. That means short or no evening sessions at the Dirt Jumps cause we lost the sun light. But @s-trails_2.0 found a solution. He „just“ built some kind

Time Travel with Markus Zieher

Let´s think back to the days when you started with mountain biking. Why did you start? What was your inspiration? What bikes have you ridden? The first real mountain bike of our German ambassador, Markus Zieher was a 2006 Kona Stinky Primo. Why? Because the

Five Podiums for the Kona / Bike Ranch Team at the Schwarzwald Marathon!

Letztes Wochenende war das komplette Kona /Bike Ranch Team beim Schwarzwaldmarathon in Furtwangen am Start. Die Wetterbedingungen, es

O’Marisquiño !

Last week our german Grassroots rider Leo Erhardt was in Spain for O’Marisquino, a festival dedicated to urban culture and action sports in Vigo. The dirt jump comp was a “Gold Event” for the FMB World Tour. Some of the best riders came to play

German Grassroots Leopold Erhardt is back from Loosefest…

To see the guys ride the biggest jumps in the world got me so keen. I really hope I‘ll join them next year for the “big party”! The small line Nico Vink built was super fun and I was able to ride it to film

The Transcendent Boredom of Brandenburg Gravel

Words and photos by Ambassador Barry McWilliams. “Drop your heels. Relaxed shoulders…Nice. Smooth circles. Good. Loosen the elbows…” It’s a mantra running through my head as I roll down one, then another and still one more gravel road, Forstweg or stretch of pave, somewhere in

ENDURO ONE #2 – ROCK’N ROLL IN ROSSBACH

Double Top 10 for the Kona Gduro Team ! Rossbach, a very small village in the Spessart region was the second stop of the german Enduro One series. This was the second time Rossbach hosted a stop of the series and the first one already provided

The Longest Day at The Trails

Words by Kona Ambassador Markus Zieher. The advantage that comes with the days around the summer solstice is the extra long daylight. Together with the S_Trails Crew, I spent a long evening session at our dirt jumps @s_trails2.0. It’s a hot day and there are

ENDURO ONE WINTERBERG : Season start for the Kona Gduro Team from Germany

This year the season starts late on the first weekend of June for our Team. While Matthias had the chance to ride a blind race in the Belgium enduro series the official kick off for our team was the enduro race during the Dirtmasters Festival  in

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

The mountain bikers of the german Kona Factory / Bike Ranch team from Schonach are already on fire for the beginning of the MTB racing season.

“Four medals at the start of the season, what more could you want? Everyone is in a good mood and we are looking forward to the next races.” Markus Ziegler nahmbeim 3 Std MTB Rennen in Waldkatzenbach teil. Bei eisigen Temperaturen und Schneefall ging es

Winter Kit, Animated

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