Kona Reviews and News


Time To Click Your Shutter For Cash


Time To Click Your Shutter For Cash – If You’ve Got What It Takes Behind The Lens, Enter Kona’s 2nd Annual Shoot The Ride Photo Contest And Win Big – Media Contact & Questions: Keith Cozzens at [email protected] or 307.734.7575. KONAWORLD (Feb. 19, 2009) – Back by popular demand, Kona’s Shoot the Ride Photo Contest returns […]

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Norco Vixa and Kona Minxy, ’09 Women FR Bikes


Norco Vixa: (Small) $2875 Travel: 152mm – 6″ Weight: ~36.5 lbs/16.6 kgs Website Pros: 1. Quick and responsive, light and neutral to control 2. Small design fits average female shape well 3. Doesn’t over react to rider input Cons: 1. Requires sizable effort to pedal up hill 2. Not a great sprinter 3. Seat Post […]

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Kona's Regular Joe Takes You To The Trails Each Month


Take It From Joe – Let Kona’s Regular Joe Bring You Into His World Each Month With Tales Of Mountain Bike Exploits – KONAWORLD (Feb. 12, 2009) – He rides with a smile, and smiles when he rides. He’s a Nelson, B.C. boy and has been a Kona rider – and family member – since he was 16; […]

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Kona's Orange Crush Returns Race Ready For '09


Kona’s Orange Crush Returns Race Ready For ’09 Media Contact/Questons: Keith Cozzens at [email protected] or 307.734.7575. KONAWORLD (Jan. 30, 2009) – Kona’s Factory Racing Team returns for the fresh 2009 season with fast and new blood. The squad returns the same riders from last year, and welcomes the new addition of DH rider Joe Smith who brings his precocious skills to the […]

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Kona Clump Team Super-Fine For 09


Kona Clump Team Super-Fine For 09 – Freeride Posse Adds New Rider; Sets Bar High For Upcoming Season – Media Contact and Questions: Keith Cozzens at [email protected] or 307.734.7575. KONAWORLD (Jan. 15, 2009) – The Clump team is fueled for 2009 – with high-test diesel. Building off last year’s accomplishments, the Kona freeride team will […]

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Andreu and Lluis Lacondeguy sign through 2010 with Kona Bikes


Munich, Germany, January – Kona signed Andreu and Lluis Lacondeguy for the following two years. Lluis got an additional Kona clothing sponsorship. The first chance to see the Lacons riding their new bikes will be at the “White Style presented by Kona” winter slopestyle comp in Leogang, Austria, on January 30th. The Spaniards Andreu and […]

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Test Drive A Kona, Now – Find A Dealer Near You And Hop On A New Rig To See How It Feels


Test Drive A Kona, Now – Find A Dealer Near You And Hop On A New Rig To See How It Feels – KONAWORLD (Jan. 14, 2009) – Coilair Supreme, Ute, Dawgma, Lisa 120 Deluxe, Stuff 2-4, Stinky, Paddy Wagon? Not sure what bike’s right for you? Well, your prays have been answered. Take the worry out of […]

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Kona, The Dr. Dew Files – Episode #4 – Built To Last


Episode #4 – Built To Last In The Latest Installment of Kona’s Dr. Dew Files The Doctor Is On A Mission To Hunt Down Old Konas Media Contact & Questions: Keith Cozzens at [email protected] or 307.734.7575 KONAWORLD (Jan. 8, 2009) – The Doctor is at it again. This time he pounds the pavement and trails […]

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Kona News:: Trebon Prevails In Portland


Trebon Prevails In Portland – “Tree Farm” Nabs Victory At Final USGP Series Race And 2nd Overall, While Kona-FSA Factory CX Team Get Muddy – Media Contact & Inquiries: Keith Cozzens at [email protected] or 307.734.7575 KONAWORLD (Dec. 9, 2008) – Racing in his home state of Oregon, Kona-FSA Factory CX Team rider Ryan “Tree Farm” Trebon […]

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Trebon And Dombroski Hold First Place In NACT Series; While Simms Remains In Top 10 At World Cup


Kona CX Riders On Top – Trebon And Dombroski Hold First Place In NACT Series; While Simms Remains In Top 10 At World Cup – KONAWORLD (November 10, 2008) – Coming off impressive performances at the Boulder Cup in Boulder, Colorado earlier this month, Kona-FSA Factory Team CX rider Ryan Trebon and Velo-Bella Kona rider […]

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Kona's Trebon Battles In Boulder


Kona’s Trebon Battles In Boulder – Second And Third-Place Finishes Keep ‘Cross Rider In First Overall, While Wicks And Tonkin Flex Muscle Too – KONAWORLD (November 3, 2008) – By racing hard in Boulder, Colorado last weekend, Kona-FSA Factory Team CX Team rider Ryan Trebon is still number one. Competing in the fifth and sixth […]

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Kona's Simms In First Place & Kona Hires Team Mechanic


Kona’s Simms In First Place After A Handful Of Wins, Canadian National Champ Title And 8th Place At First UCI Event, ‘Cross Racer Sits On Top KONAWORLD (October 22, 2008) – In the competitive bike racing category of cyclocross, which is historically dominated by European racers, Kona FSA-Factory CX Team rider Wendy Simms has changed the norm. […]

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Kona Riders Win – Cross Racers Trebon And Winfield Nab First


Kona Riders Win – Cross Racers Trebon And Winfield Nab First; Simms Finishes Top 10 At World Cup Race – KONAWORLD (October 20, 2008) – Continuing to pound the cyclocross race circuit this fall, Kona-FSA Factory CX Team riders posted a handful of top-10 finishes over the weekend; including a pair of wins. Leading the way for the […]

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Kona Cross Racers Dominate Weekend & Kona's Dr Dew Files Video #2


Kona ‘Cross Specialists Ignite Weekend -Simms Grabs Canadian National Champ Title, While 5 Other Kona Riders Race Around North America- KONAWORLD (October 14, 2008) – With Kona-FSA Factory CX Team members showing their dominance this past weekend at numerous races in the U.S. and Canada, the performance of racer Wendy Simms highlighted Kona’s multiple podium […]

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Kona’s Moseley Finishes 3rd At World Cup


– Downhill Rider Takes Fourth At Final World Cup Event En Route To Overall Podium Finish – KONAWORLD (September 15, 2008) – Course conditions couldn’t have been more treacherous in Schaldming, Austria for the women’s final downhill World Cup event. Heavy rain turned the burly singletrack into pools of soupy mud creating a cut-up course […]

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Interbike Renews Support for IMBA


Retailers and Industry Members Invited to Attend Annual IMBA Breakfast For Immediate Release Interbike, producers of one of the world’s leading bicycle trade shows, has renewed its support for the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA), the world’s largest mountain biking advocacy group. The contribution includes financial support for IMBA’s network of model trail systems, and […]

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Kona Donates 100 AfricaBikes To WWF | Kona Riders Moseley And Wicks Take Top Honors


– Factory Team Racers Show Dominance On World Cup And NMBS Circuits – KONAWORLD (September 2, 2008) – Racing in the elite women’s downhill event in Canberra, Australia at the second-to-last stage of the World Cup racing circuit, Kona Factory Team rider Tracy Moseley helped her cause of making a run for the overall title […]

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Kona Clump Rider Agassiz Steals Third


Kona Clump Rider Agassiz Steals Third – Newest Member Of Team Goes Big At Bearclaw Invitational – KONAWORLD (August 25, 2008) – Battling rain and challenging riding conditions at the third annual Bearclaw Invitational at Mount Washington Alpine Resort, British Columbia, the newest member of the Kona Clump team, Graham Agassiz, reeled in a third-place […]

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– Moseley, Simms And Sneddon Find Podium At British Columbia Races –


  KONAWORLD (August 20, 2008) – A trio of Kona Factory Team riders reached the podium last weekend at two races in British Columbia – Kokanee Crankworx and the seven-stage TransRockies Challenge race. Racing in the pro women’s Canadian Open Downhill race at Kokanee Crankworx in Whistler, B.C., DH specialist Tracy Moseley took second place […]

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Kona’s Moseley Takes 3rd At World Cup


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Kona Clump Team Update


  Kona Clump Team Update – From The U.S To Europe And Australia, Clump Team Riders Threw Down Last Month – KONAWORLD (July 30, 2008) – Over the last month, members of Kona’s freeride Clump Team hit the dirt and air hard on U.S soil and across the Atlantic and Pacific. Taking it to the […]

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Kona Hires New Sports Marketing Guy


– Avid Mountain Biker And Pro Freeskier Shawn “Smiley” Nesbitt Joins Team At Bike Company – KONAWORLD (July 29, 2008) – Riding bikes equals fun – that’s what Kona Bicycle Company’s new Sports Marketing Guy Shawn “Smiley” Nesbitt says. And, soon Smiley will find out that working at Kona is fun too. A sponsored pro […]

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Kona Riders Impress At Nationals


– Trebon and Wicks Nail Down Second in Vermont, While Simms Grabs Last Spot on Podium In Canada – KONAWORLD (July 21, 2008) – Touted as two of the best mountain bike racers in North America (and maybe the world), Kona Factory Team riders Ryan Trebon and Barry Wicks wear bulls-eye’s on their jerseys at […]

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Kona Riders Hit Empire State


– Trebon, Wicks And Simms Slay Singletrack In Windham, N.Y. At Fifth NMBS Race – KONAWORLD (July 15, 2008) – Competing in the fifth event of the National Mountain Bike Series (NMBS) at Windham Mountain Resort in upstate New York last weekend, a trio of Kona Factory Team riders hit the dirt in three different […]

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Kona Riders First At BC Bike Race


– Wicks, Sneddon And Simms Take Titles At Seven-Day Mountain Bike Race Through British Columbia – KONAWORLD (July 8, 2008) – Touted as one of the most challenging mountain bike races around, Kona Factory Team riders Barry Wicks, Kris Sneddon and Wendy Simms claimed titles at the multi-stage BC Bike Race last weekend with victories […]

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Kona Rider's Land In First


– Trebon First And Second In Deer Valley, While Simms, Wicks And Sneddon Sit In First In British Columbia – KONAWORLD (JUNE 30, 2008) – First place is what every racer seeks when setting out to race and four Kona Factory Team riders felt that last weekend. Adding another first-place finish to his June total, […]

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Kona Riders Battle In Colorado And Italy


  Kona Riders Battle In Colorado And Italy – Trebon Pedals To First At Crested Butte XC Race, While Moseley And Wicks Face World’s Best In Italy –   KONAWORLD (June 23, 2008) – Coming off two first-place finishes at the Oregon State Championships and Teva Mountain Games in the last three weeks, Kona Factory […]

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Simms, Trebon And Tonkin Find First-Place Podium In British Columbia And Oregon , While Sneddon Finishes Fifth


  – Simms, Trebon And Tonkin Find First-Place Podium In British Columbia And Oregon , While Sneddon Finishes Fifth –KONAWORLD (June 16, 2008) – The backs of their stylish Kona Factory Team jerseys are all most competitors saw of elite racers Wendy Simms, Ryan Trebon and Erik Tonkin, as the threesome claimed three wins at […]

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Kona Riders Dominate In Scotland And Vail


– Moseley Captures First World Cup DH Win Of Season, While Trebon Nabs Victory At Teva Mountain Games –KONAWORLD (June 9, 2008) – A pair of Kona Team wins in Fort William, Scotland and Vail, Colorado last weekend put Tracy Moseley and Ryan Trebon on the podium for a couple gold medals and, yes, a […]

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Bike Parks Get New Bike Fleet – Kona Introduces Fresh Line Of Rigs Of All Sizes To Parks Around The World


KONAWORLD (June 4, 2008) – Like stomping big, clean jumps or riding technical downhill trails? How about slaying buffed out singletrack and hitting lung-burning XC courses? Or, maybe you’d rather just keep your feet on the ground and watch your kids get their kicks spinning up dirt. Regardless, every situation can be accomplished at any […]

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The Out of Bounds Weekend including the 26TRIX is about to rock Leogang from June 5th to 8th!


Leogang, June 2nd 2008 – In just a few days, freeriders and racers alike will be arriving in Leogang for the 2008 Out of Bounds Weekend. A huge sized mountain bike dirt jump course as well as the one and only dual freeride racetrack are waiting for them. The Out of Bounds Weekend will be […]

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CLUMP Riders Flyin High In Munich


  KONAWORLD (May 12, 2008) – Hitting jumps and impressing the crowd of 25,000 at the biggest course of the year at the Nissan Qashqai Challenge event in Munich, Germany over the weekend, 12 riders battled it out in the finals for top honors. Competing in Munich’s Olympiapark, the site of the 1972 Olympics, Kona […]

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Kona Team Riders Test Limits On U.S. And International Soil


– Six Factory Team Athletes Hit Trails In Germany, Scotland And Monterey, While CLUMP’s Paul Basagoitia Nails First At T-Mobile Extreme Playground Event – KONAWORLD (April 28, 2008) – Cruising full stride into the racing season, both the Kona Factory and CLUMP teams made their presence known both in the U.S. and on international turf […]

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Factory Team Riders Reach Podium In Arizona and Venezuela


– Wicks, Trebon And Simms Show Power At Second NMBS Event; While Kindree Nabs Bronze At Pan-Am Championships – KONAWORLD (April 7, 2008) – Making their mark both stateside and in South America last weekend, Kona Factory Team riders proudly stood atop the podium in Fountain Hills, Arizona and the Pan-Am Mountain Bike Championships in […]

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Kona Riders Fast In Fontana


– Wicks Nails Two First-Place Finishes, While Simms, Sneddon and Trebon Ride Hard At First NMBS Event – KONAWORLD (April 1, 2008) – Starting the racing season off in rock star fashion, 26-year-old Barry Wicks claimed his first ever NMBS victories over the weekend in Fontana, California, at the first event of the NMBS. Accompanied […]

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Wicks, Moseley Grab 1st In New Zealand


– Kona Riders Stomp Competition In NZ; Make Plans For Pan-Am Games – KONAWORLD (March 25, 2008) – Veteran Kona Factory Team riders Barry Wicks and Tracy Moseley took no prisoners en route to nailing down some first-place finishes in Nelson, New Zealand at the Oceania Championships held March 14-17. With both riders coming off […]

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Kona CLUMP Riders Qualify For 2008 Nissan Qashqai Challenge


  – Outstanding ’07 Performance’s Land Lacondeguy, Basagoitia and Fielder In Five-Series Event –   KONAWORLD (March 5, 2008) – Coming off an impressive 2007 season, Kona CLUMP riders Andreu Lacondeguy, Paul “Bas” Basagoitia and Grant “Chopper” Fielder automatically qualified for the 2008 Nissan Qashqai Challenge (NQC). The five-event series will take place from April […]

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