Dirt Rag’s Sea Otter report: Kona Hei Hei Supreme and Operator Carbon

The Hei Hei Supreme is a 2013 bike, but this is my first chance to get a look at it in person. This carbon framed racer gets all the geometry updates recently applied to the alloy frame Hei Hei, including slacker angles and shorter chainstays. Frame is claimed to be 4.5 pounds, 5.1 with FOX shock and 142mm rear axle. Stock build with an XO group and no stupid light parts gets to 24.7 pounds. Barry Wicks’ race bike (in an XL frame size) is a pretty shocking 21 pounds. Read more at Dirt Rag