Random Weirdness

The 2019 Kona Ambassador Program

At Kona, we’re all about the long sweet ride. We enjoy big climbs and bigger descents. We love to bikepack as much as we love our urban commutes to work. We believe riding shouldn’t be all about racing the clock, but also about the smaller

Cory Wallace: King of Adventure

Recently the crew from Banana Backpacks sat down with Kona Adventure Team rider/racer Cory Wallace. They talked about some of his most incredible experiences on a bike from meeting the Prime Minister of Bhutan to almost being swept away by a raging river and being

Kona is 30! Come Celebrate in Bellingham on Sept 8th!

We are celebrating 30 years of good times and we invite YOU to party with us and help clean up the community. Join the Kona Bike Shop on Saturday, September 8th to celebrate 30 years of Kona! We’ll be cleaning up a green space near

Hey BC! Come Party with Kona!

We are 30 this year! That’s three decades of good times, great bikes, and wayyyyy too many hilarious moments to recall. To celebrate, we want you to come check out our new digs on the North Shore this Saturday, August 25th! We’ll be having a

Cycling Ireland

Irish cyclist David Flanagan has recently completed a book about cycling all around Ireland’s gorgeous countryside. The book is

And the Winner is….

It’s time to announce the winner of the coveted Birthday Bike! The raffle from the Sea Otter classic has come and gone and we’re excited to announce the winner. A huge congratulations goes to Matthew Kurkjian of Moraga, California! It almost seems like the steel Honzo

The Return of Kona Bowl!

  This past Thursday at the Sea Otter Classic Kona celebrated our 30th birthday and shared the love. We brought back the Kona Bowl tradition with a big ol’ party at Monterey Lanes with a bunch of our good friends from the bike industry. We

Pinkbike’s Evolution of Kona Bikes Part II

A few weeks ago Pinkbike posted this video of product manager Paddy White discussing the evolution of Kona’s bikes and the methodology behind a lot of the older models. Yesterday they released part 2 of the series. This time, product manager Ian Schmitt jumps to

Imaginary Domination Under the Eye of Stravaman

After suffering a mishap 15-miles in to a 54-mile day, Adventure Team rider Spencer Paxson shares his experience

Spring Ahead(set)

Praise be the longer evening light and lifting of the dark, dank veil of the northern winter. Not only do we northern-hemisphereans have an extra hour (and building) of daylight at the end of the day, we also (hopefully) have several minutes less of bike

Video: The Evolution of Kona’s Bicycles

Recently our friends at Pinkbike stopped by our Ferndale, Washington headquarters to talk to a couple of our

How to Train a Trail Dog

Fewer things bring a smile to a mountain biker’s face then a well-trained trail dog. The best of the best can scrub jumps like a world cup racer, take ninja inside lines, stay right on your wheel, and wag their tails with pure delight at