When your destination is the podium and the journey to get there is a gnarled, technical test of cross-country skill, fitness, and sheer guts, you’ll be glad you’re on Kona’s Hei Hei Supreme. Its Race Light Carbon frame and RockShox MOnarch XX shock keep you and the bike light enough to float over the rough stuff while passing racers on the climbs. A stiff RockShox RS-1 fork ensures precise steering and efficient traction through rock gardens. WTB provides stiff, lightweight carbon C124 rims, and Kona wraps them in Maxxis Pace rubber, so you'll rip and grip with minimal weight. SRAM's 12-speed Eagle drivetrain, with its 10-50T cassette performs flawlessly as you fly up and down the course. SRAM's Level Ultimate brakes will help you keep the speed in check with smooth modulation and solid reliability. Same race distance divided by a higher average speed equals…well, you do the math.
Designed, tested and refined in the Pacific Northwest, with a total disregard for rules and tradition, the Process 153 DL is a trail bike that can only be a Kona. The 153mm-travel aluminum frame has a stable, low-slung geometry that makes it more than capable when the trail gets steep and loose. With a RockShox Monarch Plus shock and 160mm-travel Lyrik fork, you’ll rail berms, huck the drop, and float across roots and rock gardens. SRAM’s 11-speed X0/X1 drivetrain has the range to get you to the top and won’t drop a chain as you fly through tech on your way down. The matching SRAM Guide RSC brakes offer precise modulation so you can easily scrub speed. The WTB wheels and Maxxis tires roll fast and bite through corners, while the KS dropper post lets you stay centered when you lean the bike hard.
Full squish bikes may get all the attention these days, but nothing compares to riding a hardtail on the trail, and the Honzo CR Trail DL is perhaps the one bike that can steal the limelight. Its aggressive stance, nimble-handling carbon frame and mischievous attitude are characteristics that were born on Pacific Northwest trails, from the days when the ride was all about playing and having fun, even when things turned burly. A RockShox Pike RCT3 fork eats up 120mm of chunk and chatter while you nail your line. WTB's wide, Asym i29 29-inch rims and aggressive Maxxis Minion/Ardent tires roll with speed and hook up in loose, rocky conditions. The SRAM X01 11-speed drivetrain effortlessly gets you to the top, while the SRAM Guide RSC brakes offer smooth, easy modulation. Kona added a KS dropper post to expand the bike’s capabilities even further, while maintaining its clean lines. Ride for fun, ride for glory, ride Honzo.
On the fence about entering that big cross-country race? Kona’s Hei Hei DL will have you leaping in feet first. The Race Light Carbon frame will rocket past the competition, using all 100mm of rear travel to keep you glued to the trail. A Fox Float 34 fork with 120mm of travel is responsive and efficient with an eye towards the more technical descents. A Maxxis EXO TR Ardent up front confidently controls the trail, while an Ikon out back drives you forward. WTB's KOM 29er rims fight above their weight so you can push through jagged rock gardens and still crank past other riders on the climbs. To ensure you have the gearing to do just that, Hei Hei DL serves up a wide-ranging RaceFace/Shimano 11-speed drivetrain—everything you need to conquer the race course or that coveted Strava KOM. And since we know fast and rad coexist in harmonious bliss, Kona gives you a KS dropper post and powerful Shimano XT brakes, so you can be the first to the bottom.
Kona's Hei Hei Race DL 29 is built to handle modern, technically demanding cross-country courses, while retaining the capability of a trail bike that begs for long days in the saddle. The 1800g (size M) Race Light Carbon frame features Kona's Fuse Independent Suspension and a RockShox Monarch RL shock for 100mm of efficient travel. A matching Reba RL fork keeps you on point and glued to the ground through rocks, roots, and loose corners. WTB's KOM 29er rims fight above their weight so you can push through jagged rock gardens and crank past other riders on the climbs, while Maxxis Maxxlite tires offer speed and traction. To ensure you have the gearing to do just that, Hei Hei DL serves up a wide-ranging 11-speed SRAM GX drivetrain with a RaceFace Aeffect cinch crank—everything you need to conquer the race course or that coveted Strava KOM. More speed, more fun, more Hei Hei.
Gear up for your next big ride and dish out all the abuse you can muster on Kona's Process 111. With a straightforward aluminum frame stroking 111mm of rear end travel out of a RockShox Monarch, you have all you need to take control of the trail. The 130mm-travel Pike fork leads you through technical rock gardens with buttery-smooth responsiveness. Light, strong WTB wheels are wrapped in Maxxis’ grippy Minion DHF tire up front and a speed-hungry Ardent out back for an aggressive, ride-all-day combo. Cranking out the flats and busting out climbs will come naturally with an 11-speed Shimano drivetrain, featuring SLX gears and crank, with an XT derailleur conducting. Braking is also handled by Shimano SLX hydraulics for speed control. Kona threw a 35mm bar and stem in the mix and spec’d a dropper post. All this adds up to a bike that blows past others on the climbs and blows minds on the way down.
Ever since its inception, Kona’s Process 134 DL has impressed everyone who is lucky enough to shred a trail on one. So hit the trailhead and enjoy the smooth climb knowing that once it’s time to hit the Southpaw Dropper remote, you’d better hold on to your hip bag because it’s going to be an amazing ride. The 134mm-travel aluminum frame features a RockShox Monarch shock and a 140mm-travel Pike RC that’s ready to get rowdy on your favorite trails. WTB rims and Maxxis tires give you the traction and stability to stick that technical line. An 11-speed Shimano XT/SLX drivetrain shifts with precision and keeps weight and handlebar clutter to a minimum, while the matching Shimano brakes offer loads of stopping power. To complement the modern geometry of the Process, Kona spec’s a short stem and a wide 35mm handlebar for stable, controlled descending, as well as a KS dropper post so you can stay centered and loose while you shred.
Kona’s Process 153 begs to be ridden harder, faster and in the gnarliest of places. This incredibly capable 27.5-inch all-mountain steed feels at home on everything from flowy trails to technical downhill trails. With a RockShox Monarch RT shock and 160mm-travel Yari fork, you’ll rail berms, huck the drop, and float across roots and rock gardens. SRAM’s 11-speed GX drivetrain has the range to get you to the top and won’t drop a chain as you fly through tech on your way down. The matching SRAM Guide R brakes offer precise modulation so you can easily scrub speed. The WTB wheels and Maxxis tires roll fast and bite through corners, while the KS dropper post lets you stay centered when you lean the bike hard.
Kona's Honza CR Race is what a cross-country hardtail should be: light, fast, and aggressive. The full carbon frame has short chain stays that deliver more power and a stiff front end for precise steering. A Fox 34 Float fork up front eats up 120mm of chunk and chatter while you nail your line and float to victory. WTB's 29-inch KOM rims and fast Maxxis Ikon EXO tires will have you passing competitors on the both the ups and the downs. A Shimano SLX/XT 11-speed drivetrain will help you crank out a lead, while the SLX brakes offer dialed control. Because World Cup courses are getting increasingly gnarly, Kona added internal dropper post routing to expand the bike’s capabilities even further, while maintaining its clean lines. Ride for fun, ride for glory, ride Honzo.
From shuttle runs with your buddy's truck to zipping on a number plate, Kona's carbon Operator ushers in a fast era of downhilling with simple, plush suspension. This bike soaks up the biggest hits and rips with tons of maneuverability for the ideal combo of speed and handling. The RockShox Boxxer and Kage shock both sport 200mm of travel, plus external rebound and compression adjustments to set to your specifications and/or course and terrain needs. No matter what you're charging down, SRAM's powerful Guide R brakes give you smooth stopping power, while the 27.5-inch Sun Ringle wheels with Maxxis Minion DHF tires bite hard into lines for pinned cornering. Crank duty is handled by RaceFace, spinning SRAM gears spec'd for DH. Other shred-ready gear includes a Kona DH bar, direct mount stem, and seatpost, and an MRP chainguide. It doesn't get much better... or faster.
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Past and present collide at the Roadhouse. A classic Reynolds 853 steel frame delivers a ride only steel is capable of, and Kona's beautiful brass fillet joints give the frame a timeless quality. Front and rear thru-axles, as well as a tapered carbon fork enhance lateral rigidity for direct power transfer, crisp steering response, and an intimate connection with the road. The ready-for-anything Mavic Ksyrium Elite Allroad wheels and voluminous Schwalbe tires are ready for all-day speed and comfort. A full Shimano Ultegra suite delivers famously reliable drivetrain capability with an extended-range cassette that lets you explore more than ever before. And, the powerful hydraulic disc brakes offer new-found confidence on long, winding descents.
The Libre is the result of years of dreaming up the ultimate carbon dream machine. It’s part road bike, part mountain bike, part gravel grinder, and entirely badass. A Shimano 105 2x11 drivetrain ensures maximum gear range, while WTB 650b tubeless ready wheels provide ample clearance for your favorite tires. Our new Kona Verso Carbon Touring fork is one of the only carbon forks on the market that allows for multiple rack and fender mounting options.
Smack dab in the heart of trail bike land, sits Kona’s Process 134 with its aluminum frame, 134mm of travel, and a RockShox Monarch shock. A 140mm-travel RockShox Sektor fork offers the damping to mop up choppy trail and the fortitude to stand up to day after day riding. Its tubeless-ready WTB rims are race-light and trail-tough with the width to let Maxxis Minion and Tomahawk tires spread out with berm-railing stability and defiant traction. Spin up the Shimano 1 x 11-speed drivetrain via a RaceFace crank and fear no hill, up or down. Powerful Shimano hydraulic brakes maximize fun on the descents with impressive power and modulation. And, flick a lever to drop the KS dropper post when it's time to get rowdy.
Racing isn’t for everyone, but for some it is everything—even if it's only on Strava. Whatever drives you to grab a number plate and join the fray, Kona’s Hei Hei is prepared to get you to the finish line ahead of your competition. Its butted aluminum frame and RockShox Monarch RL shock gives you 100mm of rear travel, while a 120mm-travel RockShox fork floats across rock gardens. The wide, lightweight 29-inch WTB wheels fly up climbs and optimize the traction of the Maxxis Ardent and Ikon tires so you can fly through the flow and grip with confidence in loose corners. Shimano and RaceFace serve up eleven nicely spaced speeds with outstanding 1x chain retention. Shimano also provides hydraulic brakes that deliver the well-modulated braking you need to carry more speed more of the time. With the stiff 35mm Kona controls and a KS dropper post, you'll blow right past your buddy's fastest Strava time.
Kona’s Big Honzo DL takes the playful, slack geometry Honzo uses to light up singletrack, and ups the ante with bigger rubber and bigger fun. With 27.5 x 2.8 Nobby Nics wrapped around WTB’s Scraper rims, your footprint opens up like a sled-dog’s paw, aggressively clawing earth and floating over terrain with ease. Kona really wants you to use ALL that extra traction, so they hook you up with a stiff, nimble aluminum frame that squeezes speed out of descents and begs to be swooped through corners. A RockShox Yari fork makes short work of technical sections and plows through chunky trails with 120mm of go-fast travel, so you can rip through the gears of your 11-speed SRAM NX/GX drivetrain. And, while we know you love to go fast, everyone eventually has to scrub some speed to nail a line. Take heart, Shimano’s got your back with a pair of burly hydraulic disc brakes that’ll slow you down in a hurry, especially with all that grip. Add the solid control offered by Kona’s durable cockpit parts with a work-and-play dropper post, and you’ve got a rig that’ll keep you grinning for hours on end.
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Kona’s heritage in steel hardtails runs deep, and today’s Explosif is a direct descendant of our legendary originals. This year we’ve pulled out all the stops with SRAM Eagle 12-speed drivetrain and Guide brakes, new 120mm RockShox Revelation fork and Reverb dropper with 1x lever, and tubeless-ready Maxxis tires on WTB i29 TCS rims. The Explosif rides like only a Kona can, and we’re sure you’ll appreciate it for years to come. Frame Material: Reynolds 520 Butted Cromoly Wheel Size: 27.5 Wheels: WTB STP i29 TCS Front Suspension: 120mm Fork: RockShox Revelation RC Solo Air 120mm Tapered 110mm Spacing Crankset: SRAM Descendant 6K Drivetrain: SRAM GX Eagle 12spd Cockpit: Kona XC/BC 35 bar and stem, Kona Key Grip Brakes: SRAM Guide R Front Tire: Maxxis Minion DHF EXO TR 3C 27.5x2.3" Rear Tire: Maxxis Tomahawk EXO TR 3C 27.5x2.3" Saddle: WTB Volt Comp (Comp 250 size S)
Torn between efficient trail bike and attitude-driven downhiller, Kona’s Precept 150 promises tons of high amplitude fun all day long. It’s built on a burly, yet gram-conscious, 6061 aluminum frame, pushing a RockShox Monarch RT shock to offer 150mm of rock-swallowing rear wheel travel. A Suntour Aion Air fork matches the rear travel and keeps you driving your line when it gets chunky. Meaty, 27.5-inch Maxxis rubber digs in deep and rolls on a pair of WTB rims that come ready to take a beating while a 1 x 11-speed SRAM/RaceFace drivetrain keep you burning dirt with a range that likes to go both up- and downhill. While you’re on the way down, you can drive hard through corners with the confidence that comes from Shimano hydraulic brakes, putting control at your fingertips and adrenaline in your veins.
Nothing says cross-country speed like a 29er, and titanium gives you a smooth ride that will last a lifetime. Kona’s Raijin Ti frame melds these elements to deliver a fast and smooth trail experience that you'll love. Made in the USA by Lynskey Performance Designs to Kona’s fun-focused specs, the Raijin’s flawless welds and natural brushed 3Al/2.5V titanium look as good as they perform on the trail. Kona included internal dropper post routing as a reminder that you’re still out there to have a good time as you open the gap on your competition. Its sliding dropouts let you choose between 10 x 135mm QR, single speed, and 12 x 142 thru-axle standards, while letting you fine-tune rear triangle geometry. It comes ready to rock with the 10 x 135mm dropouts included.
Meet Kona's Esatto DDL: The ultimate bike for long, exploratory rides that you never want to end. The Esatto Disc Deluxe is light and comfortable, but still knows what to do when you step on the gas and demand the most from your machine. The light, lively aluminum frame and carbon fork feature endurance geometry and hearty tire clearance for comfort and confidence. The compact 22-speed Shimano Ultegra/105 drivetrain has the range to scale double-digit percent dirt roads, yet still absolutely fly on descents and flats. Quick-spinning Novatec wheels, quality Schwalbe rubber, and powerful Shimano hydraulic disc brakes make for an outstanding build on this do-it-all, all-day-long workhorse.
When all you want is dirt, rocks, and a trustworthy rig that likes to get into trouble, Explosif fits the bill. This updated Kona classic comes to you as a 27.5-inch wheel, trail-scorching machine, spec’d to tear it up on singletrack. The Reynolds steel frame features sliding thru-axle dropouts and a tapered headtube, so you get the ride quality and longevity steel is known for with the modern designs that let you do more. A Fox 34 fork devours whatever you throw it at, letting you blast through rocky stretches and swoop through rutted corners while the Maxxis Tomahawk tires bite earth like a pit bull. Wide WTB i29 rims shape that rubber up to work its best, and Shimano SLX brakes take full advantage of that dialed traction, letting you brake later with modulation and confidence-boosting power. Race Face and Shimano put together a 1x11 drivetrain pairing RaceFace’s narrow-wide chainring with XT shifter, derailleur, and cassette, delivering a tight system with the range and precision to keep the stoke factor high. And, Kona makes sure you have the control to handle all that go-fast hardware with their own purpose-built cockpit components. The result is a trail-blasting stick of dynamite and you’re the match.
Do you like to get rowdy, but still want the speed and rollover of a 29er hardtail? You need Honzo. Kona’s Honzo AL/DL takes the cross-country efficiency and obstacle-clearing prowess of a 29er hardtail and cranks the fun to 11. This trail-shredding hardtail uses progressive geometry with short chainstays, long reach, and a slack head tube angle to give you a fast-climbing machine that scorches earth on the way down. RockShox provides a 120mm-travel Recon fork to keep your wide 2.3-inch Maxxis Minion front tire in control so you can get rad. SRAM’s NX 1 x 11-speed drivetrain delivers the range you need to get to the top, while a pair of Shimano hydraulic brakes let you bring the speed down in a hurry. And, you know Kona wants you grinning the whole time you’re riding their rigs, so they threw in an internally routed KS dropper post to make sure you're locked in for more fun than ever!
On race day, or any day on the trail, the last thing you want to think about is your equipment. That’s why Kona’s Kahuna DDL is put together with the kind of spec that you set and forget. The Race Light aluminum frame does exactly what it’s told with snappy efficiency, leaping forward when you mash the pedals and swooping through corners. Rough trails are short work for a RockShox Recon Gold fork that keeps you stuck to the line you carved out with fast-rolling Maxxis tires. Those tires hold on tight and spin up fast, thanks to light and strong WTB rims and a 1x11-speed Shimano/RaceFace drivetrain featuring an XT derailleur and Aeffect crank. The Kahuna DDL’s Shimano SLX brakes offer enough power that all you need is one finger to bring it all to a halt. Of course, if you stop, so does the fun.
Consider a simple question: what is a modern road bike? If you ask Kona, it would be quick on the pavement but completely capable of putting in time on a variety of surfaces. Thru-axles, hydraulic brakes, and room for big tires. The ability to run both racks and fenders, simultaneously. Triple bottle mounts on the frame. See where we're going? The Rove NRB is a distinctly Kona take on the modern all-day road bike.
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Welcome to the future. Brand new for 2014, the real deal full-on Cyclocross race machine—a redesign of our Carbon CX Race monocoque frame and fork for disc brakes only. While we were at it, we increased chainstay diameter to maintain stiffness during out-of-the-saddle efforts and decreased seatstay diameter to preserve our famous ride quality. Equipped with the best parts money can buy—SRAM Red 11-speed drivetrain with hydraulic brakes and a lightweight Stan’s tubeless wheelset this bike is so hot you'll want to ride it in the off-season as well, so we’ve included hidden fender eyelets and two bottle mounts. The Kona Super Jake, if you can’t win on this you’re not trying.
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Whoever said fat bikes weren’t for trail riding obviously hasn’t ridden a Wozo. With a RockShox Bluto suspension fork, a SRAM 11-speed drivetrain, Maxxis Minion FBF and FBR tires, and geometry inspired by our legendary Honzo hardtails, the Wozo is far from your average fat bike. “The Wozo is a surprisingly fun bike on dirt and snow. Anywhere except perhaps pavement actually. I would even recommend it to friends considering adding a hardtail to their collection – independent of snowy climes. The big tires, with their correspondingly large cushion and grip, encourage aggressive riding, and the geometry and fork play along nicely.” – NSMB.com Frame Material: Kona Fat 7005 Aluminum Butted Wheel Size: 26 Wheels: Sun Ringle MuleFut Front Suspension: 100mm Fork: RockShox Bluto RL Solo Air 100mm Tapered Crankset: RaceFace Aeffect SL Drivetrain: SRAM GX 11spd Cockpit: Kona XC/BC 35 bar and stem, Kona Key Grip Brakes: SRAM Level T Front Tire: Maxxis FBF EXO TR 3C 26x4.8" Rear Tire: Maxxis FBR EXO TR 3C 26x4.0" Saddle: WTB Volt Comp
Wherever the trail leads, Kona's Precept 130 has the legs to carry you there. That agility comes courtesy of Kona's butted-aluminum frame, which features 130mm of travel in an active, balanced, low-maintenance design. RockShox's Sektor 140mm-travel fork sucks up the hits and rails the corners, while a RockShox Monarch RT Solo Air shock keeps the rear wheel floating over the bumps and pinned to the trail for superior traction. This highly capable bike is equipped with a Shimano 2 x 10-speed drivetrain to conquer all sorts of terrain and Shimano hydraulic disc brakes for serious stopping power. You also get reliable Kona controls and fast 27.5-inch WTB wheels equipped with Maxxis tires for all-around trail marauding.
All the wide-eyed fun of Kona's renowned Explosif, with the highly refined ride of titanium. Crafted in the USA by Lynskey Performance Designs, it features key refinements like singlespeed-capable sliding dropouts, 44mm head tube, and a compact rear triangle for snappy handling and scary-quick acceleration. Designed to accept 27.5-inch wheels, this frame is ready to scorch your favorite singletrack.
A good cross-country mountain bike needs to check off a long list of requirements. It needs to be light, stiff, capable of racing, and forgiving enough to ride all day long with friends. Kona’s Kahuna DL checks all these and more with a Race Light aluminum frame, 100mm-travel RockShox fork, and Maxxis Ikon tires wrapped around 29-inch WTB wheels. This race-ready, trail-savvy platform gets up to speed with a SRAM/RaceFace 1x11-speed drivetrain. And, Shimano’s got your back with a set of hydraulic brakes that scrub just enough speed to get you to the next acceleration.
The Rove NRB is the evolution of the bike that was doing gravel before it became a buzzword. An all new frame and fork with thru-axles and flat mount disc brakes combine with the legendary Kona ride to make a modern drop bar bike that pushes the limits once again. WTB Horizon tires made Road Plus a household name with a 47mm width and supple ride quality. Paired to WTB Asym i23 rims, you've got an unbeatable tubeless-compatible wheel system built to handle everything from long days on rough roads to light singletrack. Shimano Tiagra makes crisp shifts through the 20-speed drivetrain, while TRP Spyre C brakes leave nothing to be desired with confident stopping power. The Rove NRB is a distinctly Kona take on the modern all-day road bike.
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Kona cracks road cycling wide open with their go-anywhere adventure rig, the Sutra Ltd. With a classically smooth, butted chromoly frame and Project Two chromoly touring fork, the miles pass barely counted beneath the cushy and gravel-ready 45mm tires, allowing you to focus on the experiences that fill your heart and renew your soul. The simple pleasures continue as you cycle through the wide-range RaceFace/SRAM Rival 1x11 drivetrain, spec’d precisely for contemplative exploration punctuated by those irresistible singletrack hijinks. SRAM hydraulic disc brakes reliably support this rough service-road purveyor, keeping you solidly in control, even when loaded down with a few days' gear. WTB rims hold up their end of the bargain and are capable of rolling true through anything you decide to throw them in. Kona complements Sutra Ltd’s core components with a cockpit well accoutered for all-day comfort and efficiency for those long, rewarding days in the saddle that you so eagerly anticipate, and so richly deserve.
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