Kona Reviews and News


Introducing the Kona Project 2 Collection

Kona bicycle bags were designed to survive the rigors of the Kona lifestyle. Seattle, June 20, 2012 — Brenthaven is excited to announce the launch of a line that is protective, stylish and created for the biker enthusiast. The Kona Project 2 bags by Brenthaven are designed to give unparalleled carrying comfort in a water […]

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13th Annual 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo Hosts All Star Lineup!

Kona Bikes 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo Presented by Tucson Medical Center Welcomes top talent this weekend! Mountain bikers from around the world are planned to arrive in Tucson, AZ this weekend to participate in the 13th Annual Kona Bikes 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo Presented by Tucson Medical Center, set to begin […]

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Kona Shoot the Ride Contest Returns + 2012 Entourage Sneak Peek

Shoot the Ride Returns for the Fourth Consecutive Year The much coveted, highly anticipated, spectacular photo producing 4th Annual Kona Shoot the Ride Contest returns with a new twist…we are no longer in control. In the past we’ve seen shots from all over the world. Bikes in Africa, bikes in Slovenia, Canada, Thailand, and all […]

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The Monster Energy White Style Presented by Kona 2011 Is Coming Closer

The Monster Energy White Style Presented by Kona 2011 Is Coming Closer Leogang, December 22nd, 2010 – With almost no time to spare, Leogang can boast a new title sponsor and is excited to have joined forces with Monster Energy for the snow event. Just in time for Christmas, POC, Tony Hawk Shred (Activision) and […]

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The Kona Luau Good Times Explosion – Part 2

At last year’s Kona Blast we invited 125 dealers from across the US for two days of learning, riding and conversating. It was a huge success, allowing many a Kona dealer to gain greater insight into: Kona family: how, why and where we develop our bicycles. We see no reason to buck the trend, and […]

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Atherton and Ragot Win CAD Open DH Presented By Kona at Kokanee Crankworx

GEE ATHERTON AND EMMELINE RAGOT PINNED IT TO WIN CANADIAN OPEN DH PRESENTED BY KONA AT KOKANEE CRANKWORX Both Riders Earn King And Queen Of Gravity Titles Based On Performance Over Entire Festival WHISTLER, BC – Today saw Gee Atherton (GBR) and Emmeline Ragot (FRA) hammer down the steep rock faces and notoriously technical Canadian […]

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Race Face Doubles Up On The Radness In Whistler

Race Face Doubles Up On The Radness In Whistler VANCOUVER, BC – Race Face Components Inc., renowned North American producers of high performance bicycle components, protection and apparel, today announced that it has signed on for three more years as the official components and protection sponsor for the Whistler Mountain Bike Park. In a second […]

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Kona News – New Bike Park Website and Factory Team Site

KONA BIKE PARK WEBSITE IS LIVE From Whistler, BC to La Molina, Spain and nearly 20 resorts in-between, Kona is the official mountain bike supplier to more bikeparks than any other cycling company in the world. It’s an equation that works. Epic trail systems designed to cater to a full range of cycling abilities – […]

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UK DH Ripper Joe Smith Returns To the Kona Factory DH Team

Joe Smith’s plan for next year is to keep doing what he’s always been doing-just a little bit faster. Training and staying in the right mindset is also key for this super talented racer from Wales. Over the winter Joe’s been working with a personal trainer, focused on gaining strength and flexibility. A pre-season training […]

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Sam Pilgrim wins -White Style presented by Kona – in front of Linus Sjoeholm and Yannick Granieri

Leogang, February 1st – Europe’s young guns dominated the fifth anniversary of the “White Style presented by Kona” winter slopestyle competition in Leogang last Friday evening. Riders from North America made into the top ten: Darren Berrecloth became fifth, Cam McCaul sixth and Jamie Goldman seventh. Great Britain’s other well-known faces, Sam Reynolds and Grant […]

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Easton Wheels: The Choice of the Best Off-Road Athletes

Effort to test new technologies in the heat of competition results in better wheels and components for all types of riders. (Scotts Valley, Calif., Jan. 19, 2010) Easton Cycling has announced their support of the sport’s top teams and riders including the Lapierre International Team, Kona Clump and Trek-Brentjens Racing Team. New Zealand’s Sam Blenkinsop, […]

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Basagoitia's Epic Kona Ride Continues Through 2011

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Graham Agassiz Returns To The Clump For 2010

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Kona Chevron Glove Review

COLOR: Americano Brown Concrete Grey Raven Black FABRIC CONTENT: NYLON-68%, POLY URETHANE-24%, POLYESTER-4%, LEATHER-2%, SPANDEX-1% AND COTTON-1% SPECS: CHAMUDE PALM W/CHAMUDE OVERLAYS FOR INCREASED DURABILITY, CORDED NYLON BODY FOR DURABILITY, SILICONE GRIP FINGER TIPS FOR BETTER BRAKE LEVER CONTROL, LYCRA GUSSETED INDEX AND MIDDLE FINGER AND TERRY SNOT WIPE THUMB. PRICE: $25.00 but on sale […]

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Kona Pro Bike Talks – The Twin Timbers Buck Up

KONA They’re beastly both in size and ability. And even though we pay them to race and ride the bejesus out of our XC mountain bikes, they still love them. US National XC Championships tell you that. In the first two installments of Kona’s new series of Pro Bike Talks, produced by Freeride Entertainment, we […]

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Kona AfricaBikes Head To Vietnam

Kona AfricaBikes Head To Vietnam Kona Bicycles Partners With Roadmonkey Adventure Philanthropy To Bring 16 AfricaBikes To Students KONAWORLD (October 15, 2009) – Kona Bicycles and Roadmonkey Adventure Philanthropy are proud to announce a new partnership to provide Kona AfricaBikes to ethnic minority students in Vietnam’s Central Highlands. In Vietnam, Roadmonkey identified the need — […]

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Kona Partners With Road Monkey To Bring AfricaBikes To Vietnam

Kona AfricaBikes Head To Vietnam Kona Bicycles Partners With Roadmonkey Adventure Philanthropy To Bring 16 AfricaBikes To Students KONAWORLD (October 15, 2009) – Kona Bicycles and Roadmonkey Adventure Philanthropy are proud to announce a new partnership to provide Kona AfricaBikes to ethnic minority students in Vietnam’s Central Highlands.  In Vietnam, Roadmonkey identified the need — […]

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Kona and IMBA Fundraising Raffle at Interbike

KONAWORLD – Kona Bicycles has a cool new bike to show off. The Cadabra is a bike that can intuitively handle what you throw at it, from steep, technical ascents to rugged descents and everything in between. Some might even say it’s magic… Who else best to promote this bike with than IMBA, who intuitively […]

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Kona Coilair Supreme Review

Article Originally Found On Mountain Biking by 198 Review by Robb Sutton Original Article: Kona Coilair Supreme Mountain Bike Review The Kona Coilair Supreme is a controversial mountain bike. With the Magic Link “6 +1″ suspension that automatically changes from 6″ of rear travel to 7.4″ of DH glory, the Kona Coilair is marketed as […]

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Kona Introduces New Lacondeguy Inc. Dirt Jump Slayer

Andreu Lacondeguy is hands down, tats out, one of the best mountain bike dirt jumpers in the world today. Sweet style, balls out aggression, and no bullshit, giterdone attitude. “I really wanted a bike that was clean and simple,” says the 20-year-old Clump rider from Barcelona, Spain. “Something made specifically for really aggressive tricks.” Yes, […]

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Kona Does Crankworx Good

In the six years since it’s inception, Crankworx has become the biggest, wildest, most diverse mountain bike festival in the world. Multimedia shows to live music, outdoor demos to epic parties, and lest we not forget, every single kind of gravity fueled mountain bike competition you can think of: enduro straight through to women’s slopestyle. […]

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New Kona 2010 Collection

KONAWORLD (August 1, 2009) – The good people at Kona have been busy. Seventy-eight unique models of bicycles, with 14 new models, each built to sparkle and shred. From track classics to classy downtown fixies, highly adaptable trail bikes to a Andreu Lacondeguy signature dirt jump frame. 2010, our 22nd year building bikes, is an […]

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The Need For Speed: Kona Dew Files #7 – Fast Pat

KONAWORLD (July 29, 2009) – There can’t be too many bike companies that have a product manager as speed addicted as Pat White, the guy in charge of making sure Kona’s bikes rip, and rip real good. In the 7th episode of The Dr. Dew Files: Fast Pat, the good doctor catches up with Pat […]

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Kona Newsletter – Kona Cog

Kona Newsletter It’s Kona’s new COG. Kinda like a blog, but with way more personality. Yeah, it also has a catchy bike-related name, but where the COG really delivers on a daily basis is in the content which varies from CLUMP Team updates to worldly tales from Kona globetrotter Hirsch to the Kona Bikes lifestyle. […]

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Whistler Mountain Bike Park Is Kona Groove Approved

Whistler Mountain Bike Park Is Kona Groove Approved Bike Park Serves Up Exclusive New Line Of Kona Bikes, Fresh Trails, 3,000 Vert And 150 Miles Of Gravity-Fed Descents Media Contact: Keith Cozzens, kcozzens@basecampcomm.com or 307.734.7575. KONAWORLD (June 10, 2009) – The year 1998 was a historic. Google launched, Seinfeld ended and the first Kona Groove […]

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