Regular Joe

From Zero to PANIC!

This is the third installment in From Zero to…? A firsthand account of taking a normal sucker (me) and putting me through a tough training regemen to try to get stronger on the bike. Chapter 1. Chapter 2. It’s hard to believe I’ve rounded the bend

Kona Dream Builds: Caleb’s Ice Cream Loving Process 153 CR DL

The Pacific Northwest mountain biking mecca of Squamish, BC played the backdrop while Kona marketing coordinator Caleb Smith built up his Process 153. Usually one to swap parts around quickly, this bike evolved more slowly as the stock build more than satisfied Caleb’s desires while

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

Winterized: Part 2

We are back with our second installment of Winterized, our guide to surviving your cold (perhaps miserable) rides. We’ve rounded up a bunch of tips from our staff, Kona athletes, and partners to ensure you have some handy little tricks to keep you happy this

Winterized: Part 1

Let’s face it. If you live north of the equator there’s a decent chance you’re stuck in this weather phenomenon we call, “winter.” Perhaps you’re a skier or snowboarder and have hung up your rubber shoes in favor of wooden plans. More power to you.

Project Jura | One Brilliant Day Of Singletrack On Jura Mountain

Some of you may recall the video from a few months back. It turned out to be a bit of internet sensation earning itself 40,000+ views on Vimeo alone. Well Joonas with his trusty Explosif has been back at, it and in this the the

We have two unique Humuhumu bikes for sale!

Party, party, sleep, sleep, help. When we originally named the Humuhumu bikes, it was after the state fish of Hawaii, the humuhumunukunukuapua’a. It was NOT named after our recent discovery of a slightly more obtuse meaning, you see in Finland it means, Party, party, sleep,

Joe Schwartz – Where exactly is Tenerife?

Where exactly is Tenerife? This is a question normally asked in the initial research part of planning a

Kona Introduces 2014 Super Grassroots Team

Introduced in 2013, Kona’s Super Grassroots Team has quickly grown into a “super” diverse amalgam of some incredibly

Joe Schwartz – Mountain Biking Multiple Meccas in America

Americans get behind things. I mean, when there is something an American believes in, they wholeheartedly invest their

Joe Schwartz – Tour de Mont Blanc

I don’t like to admit to hastily made plans or half-baked ideas, but this attempt of the Tour

Singletrack Magazine – Bludgeoned by Awesomeness by Joe Schwartz

The forest is alive with the sound of racers. It’s not a harsh, invasive noise; something that would