Alexander Kangas

Kona at EWS Ainsa Spain

Last weekend members of Kona’s enduro team hit the Spanish countryside for a weekend of heated (literally) enduro racing. With temperatures topping out near 9oF/32C, racers were battling the intense sun, extreme heat, and a whole lot of challenging terrain. Swede Alexander Kangas finished up

Crankworx 2018

It’s been a whirlwind week as we wrapped up Crankworx Whistler, 2018 this past week. We rode the rollercoaster of a parched and smokey Whistler, BC for 10 days and what a ride it was! With no official booth on site, we spent most of

Tristan Lemire Scores Air DH Youth Win While Connor Fearon Slides into the Top Ten

Fresh of his Junior win at the US Open just two weeks ago, Quebec based wunderkind Tristan Lemire again found himself on the top step, this time in the 13-14 youth category of the Air DH on Airline yesterday. His time was fast enough to

Kona Riders Tackle Crankzilla at the Whistler Round of the EWS

The World Enduro Series rolled into Whistler for round six of the eight round series and its sole North American stop for 2018 and only its second dry race of the season! Four of the previous five rounds have been wet, muddy and miserable events,

The Kona Global Enduro Team battle Round Four of the EWS

The first half of the Enduro World Series hasn’t been all roses for the Kona Global Enduro Team. The first round in Lo Barnechea, Chille took it’s toll, with Rhys Verner braking is scaphoid at the end of the second stage, Alexander Kangas suffering flat

Alexander Kangas Finishes Top 25 at EWS Round Three in Montagnes du Caroux, France

Kona Global Enduro Team rider Alexander Kangas recently competed in the third round of the Enduro World Series in Montagnes du Caroux, France. He had a strong weekend and finished in 23rd place overall. Check out his race report below. Another World Enduro is in the

Kona Dream Builds: Alexander Kangas’ Ohlins equipped G2 Process

Swedish-based Alexander Kangas has been riding for Kona since 2015 and for the last couple of years, he’s been attacking the EWS full time as a privateer with little to no mechanical support. He’s racked up some solid results over this time, most notably in Millau,

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