Rhys Verner

Beached As – The Kona Global Enduro Team Race in Finale

Last weekend a huge crew of Kona riders descended on the Italian beach town of Finale for the last round of the 2018 Enduro World Series. It was a truly international team for Kona with Leah Maunsel from Ireland, Rhys Verner from Canada, Alexander Kangas

Kona Dream Builds: Rhys Verner’s Race Ready Process 153 CR DL 29

Race-worthy and drool-worthy bikes seem to go hand-in-hand and Kona Global Enduro Rider Rhys Verner‘s custom Process 29 CR is the perfect example. The Squamish based rider has had some bad luck this year, after finishing the 2017 EWS season on a high note. He

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

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

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

Process G2 – Built With Purpose – The Directors Cut

Just like the original Blade Runner movie has seven different versions, so too does our G2 Process Launch Video (well…not seven, just two actually). When we recently released our video, featuring U21 Enduro phenom Rhys Verner tearing BC’s Sea to Sky trails a new one,

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,

Rhys Verner Rides the Kona Process G2 in British Columbia’s Sea to Sky Corridor

Kona pro team rider and Sea to Sky shredder Rhys Verner is a perfect match for the all new Process G2. Together, they climb efficiently and descend in harmony. The Process has a long history of dominating the descents, and with this new design, now has

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.”

Nostalgia-Free: Pizza & Bikes at the 2017 Fraser Valley Mountain Bike Festival

Our Endurance Team is deep into the 2017 spring season and this weekend are in Grand Junction, CO for Round 2 of the Epic Rides triple crown. They’ll be putting their Hei Hei DLs to the test across the rugged terrain of the Grand Mesa. Leading

Fun in the Mud at the 2016 Kona Kup

The Kona Kup at Nanaimo’s Bowen Park is an annual tradition as part of the Cross on the Rock series on Vancouver Island. The race is run by Nanaimo Kona dealer Rock City Cycles and this year they spiced up the deal with a Private

Kona Endurance rider Rhys Verner finishes fourth in the final round of Enduro World Series

Kona Endurance team rider Rhys Verner found himself at the final round of the Enduro World Series this past weekend, after a third in the U21 in Whistler he was in the hunt for another podium finish. Practice went well for Rhys, not pushing himself