Alexander Kangas

PB and J: The Kona Global Enduro Team battle trying conditions at Colombian EWS

2017’s EWS season has affectionately garnered the nickname Enduro Wet Series (less affectionately by those actually racing) and after the first bone-dry opening round last week some thought that, just maybe, we might be in for a dry season of racing. Who were they kidding?

The Kona Global Enduro Team take on EWS Round 1 in Lo Barnechea, Chile

Three members of the Kona Global Enduro Team made the trip to South America for the first stop on the 2018 Enduro World Series calendar in Lo Barnechea, Chile this weekend. Squamish, BC pinner Rhys Verner (making his debut elite EWS appearance), ex Swedish World

Processing the French Alps – Jordan Regnier and Alexander Kangas ride Tignes/Val D’ Isere

Ah, the French Alps. The land of good cheese and great wine. It also happens to be home to two high alpine bike parks that are the perfect proving ground for the all-new Kona Process. This past September, Kona Super Grassroots riders Jordan Regnier and

All New Kona Process Tops the Podium at EWS Finale Ligure

Kona riders were out in force over this past week in Finale Ligure for the final round Enduro World Series. New Zealand, Sweden, Ireland, France and Canada were all represented. The physical and technical nature of the seven stages did take its toll on riders,

Alexander Kangas Reports on His Best Ever EWS Result

Words Alexander Kangas Photos Sven Martin I flew out from Stockholm on Sunday and arrived late in Toulouse, it felt great being at the venue a few days prior to the actual race weekend start, stress levels were way lower than normal. I walked stage

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

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.”

50 Rad Seconds of Alexander Kangas

Swedish Super Grassroots Enduro racer Alexander Kangas teamed up with Mountainbike STHLM to work on these two rad videos. The above is a very cool little shredit (that would be shred-edit) featuringAlexander railing his new 2017 Kona Process 153DL on his local trails, and then the

Kona Swedish Super Grassroots Rider Alexander Kangas shreds Gesunda Bike Park

Swedish Kona Super Grassroots rider Alexander Kangas took a break from his busy Enduro World Series schedule to work on this rad clip filmed at the Gesunda Bike Park for Mountain Bike Stockholm.

Alexander Kangas reports from Round Two of the Swedish enduro series

The location for the race was Gothenburg, Sweden, located on the west coast, the trails and tracks offered are not the longest, but the race organizers managed to really do the best of the short hill they had. The race was held over six stages which had a