Ryan Gardner

Kona Dream Builds: Ryan’s Beauty of a Black Satori

At 6’3″ Ryan Gardner loves wagon wheels. A super fan of the old Process 111, a huge fan of the new Process 153 and like most of us he can’t go past a sweet Honzo. The California Enduro Series is Ryans local event, he’s had

Ryan Gardner Reports from Mammoth

Words by Kona enduro racer, Ryan Gardner.   2018 marks my 10th year of racing mountain bikes. During

THE DIRTY SANCHEZ (TDS) RACE REPORT

The Dirty Sanchez: the gnarliest enduro out there. Broken & bruised limbs, mid-run whiskey shots, hundreds of hecklers,

Kona Dream Builds: Ryan’s Race Ready Process 153 29

Ryan Gardner is not a short dude, at 6ft 3 his extra-large builds are always interesting to check out. His latest farm gate sized enduro weapon, which got it’s first run a few weeks back at the Trans Puerta Vallarta race in Mexico, is one

Ryan Gardner reports from Mexico’s Trans Puerto Vallarta

With the major portion of the enduro race season still a few months away but a month or two of training already on the books, Becky and I decided to head south for a few days and check out the Trans Puerto Vallarta. The Trans

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

Ryan Gardner battles it out in Ashland at the California Enduro Series Finale

Ashland, Oregon is a bit of an oddball in the California Enduro Series, mainly due to its location outside of California. But the town and its trails, just a few minutes over the Northern California border are just too good to pass up. This year,

Scott Countryman and Ryan Gardner Love Loam

Loam is Great! Kona Gravity rider Ryan Gardner shows team mate Scott Countryman his local loamer.

DHARCO/WTB Rider Ryan Gardner Receives a Novelty Check at CES China Peak

The Golden Tour is a “series within a series” representing the most technical and difficult races of the California Enduro Series. The first stop of this year’s Golden Tour brought me to China Peak resort, deep within the Sierra Mountains east of Fresno, California. The

Ryan Gardner’s California Enduro Series Round 3 winning Process 111

The California Enduro Series went north this weekend to the rugged coasts of Mendocino County. After two short races on the dusty fast single tracks of Auburn and Monterey, a visit to the redwoods of Northern California was a welcome reprieve. The Wildwood Enduro is

Ryan Gardner and Alexander Kangas take on Round Three of the EWS in Madeira

Kona had two of its enduro riders attend Round Three of the Enduro World Series on the small Atlantic Island of Madeira this past weekend including Alexander Kangas (SWE) and Ryan Gardner (USA). This was the first EWS stop held on the remote island and

Got Mud? Ryan Gardner and Alexander Kangas Embrace Yet Another Wet EWS Round in Madeira

“Every stage is like an entirely different ecosystem, each containing differing terrain as the race drops from the alpine to sea level.”