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Cory Wallace Reports from Costa Rica

Adventure team racer Cory Wallace recently competed in the Trans Costa Rica 4-day stage race in… you guessed it…Costa Rica. After spending some time acclimitizing to the humidity and terrain, Wallace and many top-level South American riders took on the grueling race. Wallace found himself

Solstice Season

Endurance and Adventure Team rider Spencer Paxson prompts us to scheme up and get the most out of

Danger Duo! These His and Her Hei Heis Are Built For Speed!

Wendi Sebastian-Takakura and her husband Yohsuke Takakura are east coast XC racers with a penchant for 29ers, kittens, and tacos. What’s not to like? Check out their sweet his and her Hei Hei CR DLs! Wendi Sebastian-Takakura I work full time in the design/editorial field

The Last NIMBY

There’s something to be said for leaving the party while it’s still thumping – that way you are

Kona Dream Builds: Kristina’s Race Ready Hei Hei CR DL

Kristina Young is the Brand Manager at All Spoked Up in Batavia, Illinois. When she’s not trying to keep their two locations fully operational, she tries to balance bikes, bills, and mom life with her husband and two kids. I’ve ridden hardtails forever, but have

Win Kona Wah Wah II Pedals and Key Grips with Dirt Rag

We have partnered with Dirt Rag Magazine to give TWO lucky winners a pair of new Wah Wah II Pedals & Key Grips each! Head over to HERE to enter now! If you don’t feel like rolling the dice on entering and just want to

Kona Dream Builds: A Raijin Ti that’s sure to catch your Eye

If you are a fan of Titanium Hardtails, then brace yourself as this one is set to make

Hei Hei is named a Best “Downcountry” Bike

Say what you want about the term “downcountry,” but like most weird things in the bike industry it’s taking off with a bit of fervor. Bike Magazine has come up with a list of bikes that they think suit the moniker well, and the Hei

Cory Wallace: Lumberjack, Hockey Player, Tree Planter, Bike Slayer

VeloNews recently spent some time with Adventure Team rider Cory Wallace. Wallace is our true adventure renaissance man, taking on insanely challenging races like the Yak Attack stage race in Nepal, crushing world records on the Annapurna Circuit, and two-time 24-hour solo world champion. What

Kerry Werner Wins Pisgah Stage Race Enduro and Vlogs about it!

In the last four years, Kerry Werner has won the Pisgah Stage race overall twice, won the enduro category twice and finished third overall twice. After an epic cyclocross season where Kerry finished as the highest ranked UCI male athlete in the USA, he’d been

Isle of Light

Words and photos by Kona Ambassador Tim Wiggins. All of a sudden it happens… the evenings are long enough to ride after work, and there is the possibility of a dawn ride without needing to fit night-piercing headlamps. The winter is behind us. Long live

The Radavist Reviews The Big Honzo CR DL “This bike has been so much fun that I haven’t touched my full suspension”

Locke Hassett posted up his in-depth and rather glowing review of our Big Honzo CR DL on The Radavist yesterday. If you are considering purchasing this bike (or looking for some affirmation you made the right decision) then we thoroughly recommend you give it a