The Team

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.”

Nostalgia-Free: Pizza & Bikes at the 2017 Fraser Valley Mountain Bike Festival

Our Endurance Team is deep into the 2017 spring season and this weekend are in Grand Junction, CO for Round 2 of the Epic Rides triple crown. They’ll be putting their Hei Hei DLs to the test across the rugged terrain of the Grand Mesa. Leading

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.”

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,

Aggy Reflects on the Second Stop of the Fest Series – Black Sage

Black Sage was a great addition to the Fest Series and was possibly one of the best events we’ve had yet for a number of reasons. To start it off, all the boys were put up in a mansion of a house just outside of

#PrayForSunshine – Connor Fearon and Josh Button get Delivered From the Rain

Man, it seems like Connor Fearon and the Kona Gravity Team cannot catch a break this year when it comes to the weather. The Rotorua round of the EWS was an absolute mess, with riders crossing the finish line totally demoralized. The second EWS round in Tasmania wasn’t much better. After a sunny, dry and almost dusty practice in Lourdes, France for round 1 of the UCI DH World

Qualifications at Lourdes Provide a Mixed Day for Kona Riders

Qualifications at round one of the UCI DH World Cup in Lourdes, France proved to be a interesting day for the Kona DH Team, producing a mixed bag of results. Connor Fearon, racing with the number five plate, finished qualifications uncharacteristically outside of the top ten

Suns Out Guns Out in Lourdes, France for the Opening Round of the DH World Cup

Qualifying for the first round of the World Cup in Lourdes, France happens later today and the Kona team, about their Operators have kicked off practice and timed training with a bang. Racing to 7th in timed training yesterday, Connor Fearon has begun the same way

Connor Fearon Gets in One Last Trail Shred Before the World Cup Kicks Off

With the 2017 DH World Cup kicking off this weekend, Kona’s in-house cinematographer, Joonas Vinnari, though it timely to re-work our recent footage of Connor Fearon rallying the Hei Hei Trail at Retallack Lodge. With the season packed over the next few months there wont be

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,