“Thanks to the Near Southside’s Trinity Bicycles, we recently took out for review Kona’s new longtail utility bike, the Ute. The Ute features an extended back fitted with a wood cargo deck and space to attach some truly massive cargo bags. So, how does the Ute fair in city usage? Read on.

It’s fair to say that the Ute attracts attention. Every time we rode it, it tended to draw at least a few passers-by to ask questions or simply to take a closer look. The Ute has a pretty striking presence – not that of some carbon-fiber spandex racer, but more of an appreciation of clean, straightforward utility. One gets an appreciation of its sturdy elegance immediately.”

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