Women Ambassadors

Miranda Miller, Cory Wallace, and Connor Fearon Named to World Championship Teams

The UCI World Championships are just around the corner. This year, they’ll be taking place in Mont Saint Anne, in the Canadian providence of Quebec. Former Downhill World Champion and current Kona gravity racer Miranda Miller has been selected to the Canadian women’s downhill team,

Trail’s Alive!

Last week Kona athlete Hannah Bergemann was a part of a squad of super talented riders that took home third place in the Crankworx Dirt Diaries film festival. The project was called Trail’s Alive and brought some Bellingham and Sea to Sky classics to life.

Stopping Time On The Monarch Crest

Words by Ambassador Becky Gardner. Life can get hectic. Working, traveling, racing, all while trying to be part

Not-So-Jolly Mountain Bikepacking: A Lesson in Knowing When to Quit

Words by Kona Ambassador Delia Massey. Photos by Kinsey Smith Bikepacking seems like such a great idea, until it’s 3pm on a Sunday and you’ve been pushing your loaded bike straight up a moto trail in the middle of nowhere for over an hour looking

Enduring Distant Dreams

Words and art by Ambassador Gretchen Leggitt. For over 5 years, my friend Robin and I have been scheming and dreaming about combining a bike tour across B.C. with a climbing trip in the Bugaboo mountain range, commonly known as the Bugs. After years of

Reflecting on Crankworx

Words by Hannah Bergemann, who was having an incredible race at the Whistler EWS, holding on to 11th place when an irreparable flat forced her to pull out on the final stage. Crankworx started off with practice for the enduro. It was my first time

Wash, Rinse, Repeat.

Words by Ambassador Brookyn Bell. Photo by Matt Robeke. Into the cycle I go. One of the goals for this season of riding was let it all wash over me. To be all in. To live by the dirt. Last week I logged my 100th

Super (C)hill Campout

Words by Molly Sugar // Photos by Gritchelle Fallesgon and Rie Sawada  We pushed our bikes through overgrown vertical single track from the lake to the only gravel road that bypassed the highway. It was only about a mile long but it was one of

Digging Retallack: The Longest Day

Words by Kona Ambassador Shae James, who is the first female ever invited to dig at Retallack Lodge during their annual building week with the Treelines Crew. It’s always the last stretch of something that can feel like an eternity. That last hour of work

Endless Summer Days At Highland Mountain Bike Park

Last week I took the 35-hour drive from Colorado to Northern Vermont to attend the coveted NEMBA fest. During my time there, I met up with Wilson; the fun-loving and talented Kona Demo Tour driver and his loyal fur companion, Fred.  After a fun weekend

Solstice Brunch, Build, and Bike in the Mountains

Words by Ambassador Delia Massey. Photos by Kinsey Smith. Summertime in the pacific northwest means go time, all the time. You have to soak in every last second of sun and warmth while it lasts because the winters are dark and soul-crushing. The solstice is

Thank the Mountain Bike Advocates for their Longest Days

Words by Ambassador Sandra Beaubien. Before the long days of summer solstice come, every mountain bike organization has