Racing

Ambassador Simone Medici Crowned Gravitalia Overall Champion!

Congrats to Ambassador Simone Medici for taking the overall title in the Italian Gravitalia National circuit! Here’s his recap of the big event. I started the season with an overall podium goal. At the beginning of 2019, I started working full time in the local

Kona Enduro Riders Earn Silver and Bronze Medals at Trophy of Nations

Finale Ligure has been a location full of mixed results for our enduro riders. As a U21 rider, Rhys Verner won there in 2017 with a time that would have had him 14th in the elites, but then last season, after coming back from a

The Maxxis Shimano CX Team Races Their First Real Mudder!

Kerry: After a 3.5 hr drive north east from Iowa City we were firmly located in the heartland of squeaky cheese curds, where the mascot switched from an Iowa Hawkeye to a Wisconsin Badger. There was rain predicted during the week but Friday when we

Jingle Cross, The World Cup Kick-Off

Kerry: After a solid performance at Rochester in the C1 on Saturday, against some of the fastest competition

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

Enduro One Kirchberg / Tirol – Double Top Ten for the Kona Gduro Team

Enduro race season got to its climax in central Europe. This time our favorite race series E1 held

Recapping Northstar with Hannah Bergemann

Everything I’d heard about Tahoe riding was dust, rocks, and more dust. The high-altitude trails are buried in snow all winter and then emerge into moondust throughout the summer. We flew from Bellingham a few days before training started to acclimate and familiarize ourselves with

All Systems Go For GoCross

Becca: No one knows what to expect from the first weekend of cross. It’s really hard to train for cyclocross, because it’s only a race, not a ride. So you can come in knowing that you might be fit or having worked on skills, but

Miranda Miller, Cory Wallace, and Connor Fearon Named to World Championship Teams

The UCI World Championships are just around the corner. This year, they’ll be taking place in Mont Saint Anne, in the Canadian providence of Quebec. Former Downhill World Champion and current Kona gravity racer Miranda Miller has been selected to the Canadian women’s downhill team,

Reflecting on Crankworx

Words by Hannah Bergemann, who was having an incredible race at the Whistler EWS, holding on to 11th place when an irreparable flat forced her to pull out on the final stage. Crankworx started off with practice for the enduro. It was my first time

Cross is Coming…Jakes are HERE!

The Jake series has a long heritage with Kona. It’s taken top steps at UCI cyclocross races. It’s crossed continents on epic expeditions. It’s the bike that made us rethink what was possible on two wheels. It’s as at home in sandpits, off-camber tracks, and

Cory Wallace at the Breck Epic

Kona Adventure Man Cory Wallace currently sits in 11th place after two stages of the Brek Epic six-day race in Colorado. “Stage 1 at Breck Epic served up some tacky trails and proper mountain weather (+8 and 🌧). 24 hr legs were in full diesel but will need