Racing

Roos op de Beek Wins Belgian National Championship on Her Kona Operator

Kona Grassroots rider Roos op de Beeck has won the Elite Women’s Belgian National Downhill Championships in Bouillon in

Good Living and Good Times in Arizona with the Kona Adventure Team

“We travel for more than just racing nowadays. We travel for mountain biking and seeing the world and bringing our friends along for the ride. For some of us this is a vacation from work, for others, it’s an evolution away from the height of our competitive careers, and for a couple, it’s a route towards the next peak. For all of us, it’s good living and good times.”

Kristien Achten Wins Transvesubienne on Her Kona Hei Hei

Kristien Achten of Swooth MTB Shop in Belgium has found redemption on the course at Transvesubienne. Kristien found

Ryan Gardner and Alexander Kangas take on Round Three of the EWS in Madeira

Kona had two of its enduro riders attend Round Three of the Enduro World Series on the small Atlantic Island of Madeira this past weekend including Alexander Kangas (SWE) and Ryan Gardner (USA). This was the first EWS stop held on the remote island and

“I managed to sort it out when it counted…” – Magnus Manson Takes Second Place at the Port Angeles ProGRT

Stevie Smith Foundation rider Magnus Manson made the short trip across the border with his Kona Operator DL this weekend to take on the Port Angeles, WA round of the Pro GRT series at Dry Hill. It turns out though, that in true Pacific Northwest fashion,

Got Mud? Ryan Gardner and Alexander Kangas Embrace Yet Another Wet EWS Round in Madeira

“Every stage is like an entirely different ecosystem, each containing differing terrain as the race drops from the alpine to sea level.”

Kona LTD Team Women Finish 2nd in Mitas 4 Islands Race in Croatia (Dutch)

Dutch Kona LTD Team riders Laura Turpijn and Lotte Koopmans recently finished 2nd in the women’s team category at the Mitas

The Kona/Dharco team dominates The Dirty Sanchez Enduro

Last weekend a mixture of Super Grassroots riders and Kona Gravity Pro’s made the journey to the Sierra foothills to race the infamous TDS Enduro. Our five riders all had solid performances and as Kona Enduro Pro Rider Ryan Gardner mentions in this great write up,

German Grassroots rider Markus Ziegler sits atop the Bike The Rock Throne (German)

Markus Ziegler, one of our German Grassroots riders from the Kona Bike Ranch Team competed recently in the

Ti Tuesday: Tim Wiggins, his Ti Rove and the Dirty Reiver

It’s time for something a little different for Ti Tuesday. UK Kona Grassroots rider Tim Wiggins recently took part on the 200km (120 miles) Dirty Reiver and chose his Ti Rove to tackle the gravel course. We are going to kick things off with his

Spencer Paxson Waxes About his 2-3 Finish with Kerry Werner at the Pisgah Stage Race!

Spencer Paxson and Kerry Werner went 2-3 at the Pisgah Stage Race on their Hei Heis. As usual,

Leah Maunsell Wins the Irish Gravity Enduro Series Opener

This weekend was the Irish Gravity Enduro (our National series) season opener in Ballinastoe, Co. Wicklow. Due to my school commitments (my exams are drawing closer) I was unable to dedicate the whole weekend away from study. Rather than miss the race I decided to skip