Connor Fearon

Out of the Box with Connor Fearon and the Kona Hei Hei Trail

All too often we can get sucked into the same old habits. Same trails, same bike, same everything. Sometimes you’ve got to get out of the box. Live a little. Breathe. And then shred.

Connor Fearon on the Cover of Bike Magazine

Coming out of our 27.5 Operator test sessions at Retallack Lodge, Blake Jorgensen‘s photo of Kona Gravity rider Connor Fearon has been selected as the cover shot for the December 2016 issue of Bike Magazine. Head to the Cog post to check out the whole

Connor Fearon and Graham Agassiz Rally the 27.5 Kona Operator at Retallack

The word is out: we’ve got a new Operator. That word was out long ago. If you truly want to develop upcoming technology in race situations at the UCI Downhill World Cup, you’re going to show some of your cards. And if you’ve been following

Connor Fearon: Classified

Kona Gravity rider Connor Fearon is known for his lightning speed, and this video from EPHEK does about as good a job of showing it as you possibly could!

The Italian Job: Connor Fearon and Josh Button end their DH race season at Val di Sole

After an amazing World Cup season, Connor Fearon had little under a week to prepare for the final test on the DH calendar for the year, The World Champs. The infamous Val Di Sole track proved as big as an obstacle as it always has, punishing those that lack

Rush Hour: Connor Fearon and Josh Button drop into practice at Val Di Sole

The Downhill track Val di Sole, Italy is always popular with the riders, but after seeing photos emerge showing just how brutal of a condition it’s in, it’s becoming hard to see why. After only a day of practice, the track has already taken down a

Connor Fearon extends contract with Kona for two more years

We’re thrilled to announce Connor Fearon has signed a two-year extension of his contract. The young Australian gravity shredder has been piloting a Kona since 2010 and will continue to race his Operator DH machine through the end of 2018. “I got my first Kona

Connor Fearon and Josh Button’s Green and Gold 2016 World Champs Operators

Kona’s Gravity Team Manager/Dad/Mechanic Mathieu Dupelle has worked his magic on Connor Fearon’s 2016 World Champs bike, once again embracing the Australian national colours of green and gold, this time though it’s sparkly! The gold XO DH drivetrain is back as are custom green HT pedals. Mathieu

Connor Fearon finishes the World Cup Season on the Podium (Twice)

Connor Fearon dropped into his last World Cup race of the 2016 season yesterday with just a one point lead over good friend Luca Shaw in the overall standings. After qualifying in 12th position, Connor would have a nervous wait at the bottom, especially after

Fast and Loose: Connor Fearon and Josh Button Qualify in Andorra

In dusty, dry and unpredictable conditions yesterday morning the Kona Aussie duo of Connor Fearon and Josh Button managed to set up an exciting end to the season. For Fearon, who has had the word consistent written about him after almost every round this season,

Happy Endings. Connor Fearon and Josh Button drop in to Round 7 of the DH World Cup

The 2016 Downhill World Cup Season has been the one we’ve been wanting to follow for years. With the exception of tragically losing Stevie Smith, one of mountain biking’s most loved riders, it’s been a pleasue to follow the series and has been an actual real

Kona Dream Builds: Connor Fearon’s Shonky Al

If you’ve watched Steel City Media’s video of Connor Fearon mucking round in Adelaide on everything but his DH bike, you’ll know that he can RIDE a dirt jump hardtail. His Shonky AL has just spent the last three weeks in Whistler with Connor and we thought