Connor Fearon

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

Connor Fearon’s Custom Sparkle Kona Operator Featured at Bike Mag

Connor’s World Champs Operator is still turning heads. As it should.

*UPDATED* Connor Fearon and Tegan Molloy Battle the Rain and Mud in Rotorua

Nothing about yesterday’s opening EWS round in Rotorua could have been predicted. The top riders on the EWS circuit and the entire women’s pro field got caught out in an hour-long rain shower that turned the already challenging trails to complete goop. Lines ridden in practice all but disappeared,

The Kona Gravity Team Take on EWS Round One

Tegan Molloy and Connor Fearon have made the short trip from Australia across the Tasman Sea to race the first round of the Enduro World Series in the mountain bike Mecca of Rotorua. Round one of the EWS kicks off the team’s first official outing for

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