“This year Kona put its nose to the grindstone and cranked out a new gravity range for 2012 that indicates that raw riding enthusiasm is dripping from the veins of Kona’s design staff once again. Kona retains its rocker-link suspension design, but with new leverage rates and shock tunes, up-to-the-moment frame numbers and cockpit spec, what-I-want gearing choices, and frame designs that reflect the present evolution of contemporary all-mountain, park and World Cup riders.” — Richard Cunningham, Pinkbike’s in-house gear guy. Click on the photo to read the full report on Pinkbike.