Barry Wicks

Burned Lines: Barry Wicks and Robin Sansom Explore the Aftermath of California’s Fires

Bike Magazine have just published Robin Sansom’s amazing story, Burned Lines. The trip took place last fall with Robin’s buddies Brian Vernor, Jeremy Dunn and Barry Wicks after last summer’s wildfires, the largest in California’s history. The story looks affected trails, the people who care about them

The Last NIMBY

There’s something to be said for leaving the party while it’s still thumping – that way you are

Say Hello to the 2019 Endurance and Adventure Team!

Guess who’s back? The Kona Endurance and Adventure Team! This four pack of distance/type-two/pain-loving cyclists plan to travel across every kind of terrain on multiple continents throughout 2019. In its third year, the Kona Endurance and Adventure team returns ready for some big days in the

Cross is Coming Part 3: Throwing it Back to 2008

The 2008 Kona CX team was full of character. With riders like Wendy Simms, Erik Tonkin, Ryan Trebon, and Barry Wicks, every race was entertaining. This throwback video was produced by Freeride Entertainment and shows the grit involved with cyclocross.  

If a little bit is good, a lot is better: Rebecca Fahringers first adventure team trip

Rebecca Fahringer is a professional CX racer from New Hampshire. She has recently joined the Kona Adventure Team

Whiskey Dessert: A Kona Adventure Team Project

Do this after you’ve left home a few hundred times, kids: do something you’ve done many times before, and do it with a big twist. Such was our experience at the 15th Annual Whiskey Off Road. We’d done it collectively around thirty times. We’d been

Kona Endurance Team at the Whiskey Off Road

  The Kona Adventure and Endurance team recently undertook a trip to Prescott Arizona to compete in the

Three Peaks Challenge: A Kona Adventure Team/ Team S+M Project

Oregon, specifically the Willamette Valley, is a very wet place. This is no secret. The secret is what

Announcing the 2018 Kona Roster!

Spring is just around the corner, and that can only mean one thing: bike season is near! We’re excited to kick things off by announcing our 2018 roster, which is chock full of speed, talent, and creativity, ensuring an exciting and memorable season. On the

The Kona Adventure Team, aka The Prairie Dog Companions and the Kokopelli Trail

No, The Prairie Dog Companions and the Kokopelli Trail is not an indie band name, but it probably could be. Rather, it is the latest installment of the Kona Adventure 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.”

Kona Adventure Team: Double Century Sandwich

At what point does a course of travel become an adventure? What makes it turn into something else, like a journey? Are there clear metrics that make it so, or is it just a matter of perspective?