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 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 Revelation RC Solo Air fork eats up 120mm of chunk and chatter while you nail your line. WTB's TCS i29 29-inch rims and aggressive Maxxis Minion/Ardent tires roll with speed and hook up in loose, rocky conditions. A SRAM GX 11-speed drivetrain gets you to the top, while the SRAM Level T brakes offer dialed control. 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.
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 RC Solo Air 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 Shimano XT 11-speed drivetrain effortlessly gets you to the top, while the Shimano SLX hydraulic 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.
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 Frame is perhaps the one bike that can steal the limelight. The nimble-handling carbon frame with a 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 Boost 148mm rear axle gives you room for wide tires, while keeping the wheelbase short and snappy. It's also routed and ready for your favorite internal dropper post.
The Honzo DL is a secret weapon among those who love mountain biking at its purest. This year we’ve upgraded the fork to a RockShox Revelation RC and given you another gear with SRAM’s SX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain. Just enough suspension to keep things moving along on the trail, but nimble, fast, and easy to throw around, the Honzo is a total dream for the person looking for something playful. - Kona 6061 Aluminum Butted frame - RockShox Revelation RC DebonAir 120mm fork - SRAM NX/SX Eagle 1x12 drivetrain - WTB ST i30 TCS 29" rims w/Maxxis Minion DHF 29x2.3" tires - Shimano hydraulic disc brakes - Trans-X dropper post
Deciding which Kona is our favorite is like picking your favorite child. Everyone has one, but we don’t really speak about it. Hint, hint…we love the Honzo ST. We’ve built the bike to be gearless and fearless with modular dropouts, so you can go full custom, or run it as we spec it, with a 120mm RockShox Revelation RC fork, SRAM NX 1x11 speed drivetrain, and SRAM Level T brakes - Kona chromoly steel frame w/ adjustable dropouts - RockShox Revelation RC DebonAir Motion Control 120mm fork - SRAM NX 1x11 drivetrain - WTB ST i29 29" TCS rims w/Maxxis DHF 29x2.3" tires - SRAM Level T hydraulic disc brakes - Trans-X dropper post
Meet Honzo ST, a steel 29er hardtail that lays waste to technical singletrack. It's aggressive, confident, and ready to rip with a 68-degree head angle, low bottom bracket, and short chain stays. Other features include a tapered head tube, internal dropper post routing, and sliding, vertical dropouts ready for gears or singlespeed shenanigans. Kona is known for its hardcore hardtails, and the Honzo proudly continues the tradition in robust style.
The working man’s privateer steed, Jake the Snake is the go-to bike for Cyclocross racers and hard-core commuters alike. The legendary Jake the Snake features race-driven geometry in a tough, yet light aluminum frame and a full carbon flat mount disc fork, and is accompanied by tubeless ready wheels wrapped with Maxxis All Terrane tires, a SRAM Apex 1x11 drivetrain, and TRP hydraulic disc brakes. - Kona Race Light 6061 Aluminum Butted frame - Kona Full Carbon Flat mount CX Race Disc fork - SRAM Apex 1x11 drivetrain - TRP HY/RD C brakes - WTB ST i19 TCS 700c wheels - Maxxis All Terrane EXO TR DUAL 700 x 33c tires
The legend continues, with all the cyclocross-dominating spirit of the original Jake the Snake, updated to keep the competition scrambling. Kona’s long-running ‘cross racer is better than ever, with a lightweight, race-ready aluminum frame and full-carbon CX fork. Bunny hops are back on the menu with tough, WTB rims wrapped in tenacious Clement MXP tires, while Shimano delivers a Tiagra drivetrain that gives you the wide-ranging gears you need to master the entire course and the durability to do it every weekend. Shimano's hydraulic disc brakes are ‘cross favorites with the complete package: lightweight, powerful in any conditions, and reliable all season long. Transitions will feel like slipping in and out of a glove with Kona’s just-right cockpit pieces, tailored to the needs of modern racers. Hop that barrier and hop on the Jake to ride the Snake!
The Kahuna is the bike for the person who is ready to get serious about riding singletrack but doesn’t want to spend serious cash. We’ve updated the geometry for 2020 to allow for greater tire clearance and better overall handling. The Kahuna is outfitted with a 1x SRAM SX Eagle drivetrain, RockShox suspension, powerful Shimano hydraulic disc brakes, and fast-rolling, tubeless-ready WTB 29" rims. The Kahuna is the complete package! - Kona Race Light 6061 Aluminum Butted frame - RockShox Recon RL Solo Air 100mm Tapered Thru-Axle fork - SRAM SX Eagle 1x12 drivetrain - WTB ST i27 TCS 2.0 rims w/WTB Trail Boss 29 x 2.25" tires - Shimano Deore hydraulic disc brakes
Take your skills to the next level on Kona’s Kahuna. Its lightweight, butted aluminum frame has the stiffness you need to get your power to the rear wheel and carve up the trails while you’re at it. RockShox takes care of the suspension detail with a 100mm of travel up front, keeping you and the bike tracking true. Trusted contact with the trail is key for mountain bike fun, and WTB wheels with Schwalbe tires are as reputable a pair as you’ll find, holding up to abuse and digging in when it counts. If you’ve been thinking about going to a single ring setup, look no further, as Kahuna features SRAM’s NX 1x11-speed drivetrain for an ideal range with simple, exact operation. A pair of tenacious Shimano hydraulic brakes makes short work of speed control, and lets you precisely slow your roll for maximum control on fast, fun trails. After all, fun is what Kona is all about.
The Libre has taken the drop bar world by storm. Its fast, light, and utilitarian characteristics make it the ultimate drop bar bike. Pavement, gravel, and singletrack are no match for this carbon beauty. Pulling from the Rove and Sutra lineage, the Libre and Libre DL feature wheel size interchangeability, competitive spec, and the ability to carry as much gear as you can imagine. Stealthy lines and eye-catching paint jobs round out one of the hottest adventure bikes available. The 2020 Libre comes packed with everything you need for the ultimate adventure. A gorgeous Kona Race Light Carbon frame is stocked with a SRAM Rival 1 11-speed drivetrain, brakes, and shifters, and a Kona Verso full carbon flat mount disc fork. The Libre also features WTB KOM Light Team i25 700c rims and WTB Riddler 700 x 45c tires for fast-rolling efficiency across any terrain.
The Libre has taken the drop bar world by storm. Its fast, light, and utilitarian characteristics make it the ultimate drop bar bike. Pavement, gravel, and singletrack are no match for this carbon beauty. Pulling from the Rove and Sutra lineage, the Libre and Libre DL feature wheel size interchangeability, competitive spec, and the ability to carry as much gear as you can imagine. Stealthy lines and eye-catching paint jobs round out one of the hottest adventure bikes available. The 2020 Libre DL moves to 650B wheels and a 2x Shimano GRX 800 drivetrain, providing a broader gear range for a wider variety of terrain. The Kona Race Light Carbon frame is mounted with an Easton carbon bar, Race Face carbon seatpost, Easton EA70 AX wheels, and a Kona Verso Carbon touring fork, providing a light and fast ride. Numerous mounts for water bottles and frame bags give you the ability to be more self-sufficient and travel further than ever before.
A classic Kona hardtail in a 29" version, the Mahuna is ready to explore your favorite trails. We’ve updated the frame geometry to more progressive numbers, which makes for a more comfortable ride. Big wheels help you keep your momentum over challenging obstacles, while extra grippy WTB tires and 100mm of air-sprung RockShox front suspension inspire confidence when things get tricky. The frame features internal dropper post routing, making an upgrade simple. When you’re ready to point it downhill, Shimano hydraulic disc brakes provide powerful stopping power. - Kona 6061 Aluminum Butted frame - RockShox 30 Silver TK Solo Air 100mm fork - Shimano Deore 1x10 drivetrain - WTB ST i27 TCS 2.0 rims w/WTB Trail Boss 2.25" tires - Shimano hydraulic disc brakes
The Major Jake is the perfect bike for the serious racer that is still looking for something they can take on long cross-training rides. The full carbon frame and fork make light work of climbs and punchy, steep obstacles. 700 x 33c Maxxis All Terrane tires, SRAM Rival 1x drivetrain, and hydraulic disc brakes make this bike race-ready right out of the box. - Kona Race Light Carbon frame - Kona Full Carbon Flat mount CX Race Disc fork - SRAM Rival 1x11 drivetrain - SRAM Rival hydraulic brakes - WTB KOM Light Team i23 TCS 700c wheels - Maxxis All Terrane EXO TR DUAL 700 x 33c tires
Kona's Major Jake serves up Jake's legendary 'cross performance with a generous helping of carbon fiber goodness. The feathery carbon frame floats over the rough stuff and hammers the straightaways, while a tapered full-carbon fork takes the sting out of the course and tracks deftly through the ruts. Sturdy WTB wheels make light work of and muddy 'cross courses in the fall and gravel roads the rest of the year. Supple, grippy Clement tires are ready for any terrain. The smooth-shifting Shimano 105 drivetrain means you'll keep moving no matter how muddy the course may get, and powerful Shimano disc brakes let you control speed regardless of weather conditions.
When you’re a kid, riding a bike is the ultimate form of freedom. The Makena is the perfect starter bike for your little cyclist. An updated frame features 20" wheels with chubby 2.6" tires for excellent traction, Samox Cranks with a 28-tooth chainring, and a low standover that make it friendly for the littles, while a 1x drivetrain allows for single-handed shifting and make it an awesome first "real" bike.
The Mohala is designed around progressive geometry that is stable and confidence-inspiring for those looking to push their riding skill further. Based around a 27.5-inch wheel known for its quick handling traits, the Mohala retains a good footprint that makes solid contact with the trail. Spec’d with a RockShox fork, Shimano Deore hydraulic brakes, and a SRAM 11-speed drivetrain, the Mohala is built like a Kona and is ready take leaps and bounds on the trail with you.
The Operator is a familiar face in both the bike park and downhill racing scene. With the RockShox Boxxer RC fork and a 200mm RockShox Super Deluxe coil trunnion shock, the ride is plush and ready for big hits. With a SRAM drivetrain and brakes, and Maxxis tires, the Operator is a proven staple in the downhill world. - Kona DH 6061 Aluminum Butted frame - RockShox Boxxer Select DebonAir 200mm fork - RockShox Super Deluxe Coil Select shock - SRAM X7/X5 9-speed drivetrain - SRAM Guide T 4-piston brakes with 200mm / 200mm rear rotor - Sun MTX 33 27.5" rims w/Maxxis Minion DHF/DHR tires - RaceFace 35mm Chester Bar and DM stem
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 RaceFace handlebar bar, direct mount stem, and seatpost, and an MRP chainguide. It doesn't get much better... or faster.
We had one goal with the Operator CR: go as fast as possible. We put the Operator CR to the test with Connor Fearon all last season and the results did not disappoint. With two positions offering 15mm of rear wheel adjustments and 10mm of reach adjustment, it’s easier to control the feel of the bike to get the ride you want. While we spec the bike as a 29er, you are able to run 27.5" wheels as well. Shorter or longer, 29" or 27.5", you have the power to customize your ride. Front and rear RockShox suspension, powerful SRAM Code brakes, and Maxxis Assegai 3C tires round out this innovative and wickedly fast race machine. - Kona DH Carbon mainframe w/6061 Aluminum chainstays - RockShox Boxxer Ultimate DebonAir 190mm fork - RockShox Super Deluxe Coil Ultimate shock - SRAM GX DH 7-speed drivetrain - SRAM Code R brakes - Mavic EX 630 29" rims w/Maxxis Assegai 2.5" tires - RaceFace Atlas 35mm Bar and DM stem
Hitting rock bottom has never been this fun. Your race to the base of the mountain is going to get significantly faster on Kona’s Operator DL. Go big with the confidence you get from 200mm of front and rear travel, courtesy of a RockShox Super Deluxe out back and legendary BoXXer up front. You’ll maintain all the maneuverability you need while adding the rollover capability that comes from 27.5-inch wheels, so you can steamroll techy sections that would otherwise rob you of momentum. Mavic rims bring a long tradition of strength and innovation to the notorious, wheel-destroying DH scene, keeping your Maxxis Minion DHFs rolling true and digging hard to rail corners with predictable stability and enhanced bite. Crank ‘er up with SRAM's Descendant crankset, MRP chain guide, and SRAM GX 7-speed DH drivetrain, a purpose-built hybrid setup to get you straight to the bottom as fast as possible with precision and reliability. And, to keep you on course, SRAM Code R brakes provide the raw power to keep things under control so you’ll never second-guess the hard line. Operator DL will get you as far as equipment can, the courage and stamina is up to you.
The Process 134 29 is a super versatile bike for a great price. We’ve put the money where it matters with this build to ensure every ride is as good as it gets. A SRAM SX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain makes quick work of climbs, while a RockShox Recon RL fork and a RockShox Deluxe Select rear shock smooth out all the bumps. All-new WTB ST i30 TCS rims are strong and light, which helps keep the big wheels turning quickly. - Kona 6061 Aluminum Butted frame - RockShox Recon RL Motion Control Solo Air 140mm fork - RockShox Deluxe Select shock - SRAM SX Eagle 1x12 drivetrain - WTB ST i30 TCS 29" rims w/Maxxis Minion DHF tires - Trans-X dropper seatpost
The Process 134 CR 29 is the shorter travel carbon 29er that you’ve been waiting for. This truly do-everything bike features 140mm of travel up front and 134mm in the rear, supplied by a Fox Performance 34 fork and Performance Elite DPX2 rear shock. A RockShox Reverb with 1x lever and super deep insertion depth makes this pony ready to rip out of the box! - Kona Carbon frame - Fox Float 34 Performance 140mm fork - Fox DPX2 Performance Elite shock - SRAM GX Eagle 1x12 drivetrain - WTB KOM Light i30 TCS 29" rims on DT Swiss 370 Hubs - SRAM Guide R hydraulic disc brakes
The Process 134 CR DL 29 represents four years of design iterations, mechanical engineering, and real-world testing. Born from the beloved Process 111, it ticks all of the longer/lower/slacker boxes while still maintaining the classic Kona feel of really freaking fun. A carbon frame features a 140mm RockShox Pike Ultimate RC2 fork up front, a RockShox Super Deluxe Ultimate rear shock, and a SRAM X01 Eagle 12-speed drivetrain. With a build this sweet, the 134 CR DL leaves nothing to be desired. - Kona Carbon frame - RockShox Pike Ultimate RC2 Charger 2 DebonAir 140mm fork - RockShox Super Deluxe Ultimate shock - SRAM XO1 Eagle 1x12 drivetrain - WTB KOM Light i30 TCS 29" on DT Swiss 370 Hubs - SRAM G2 RSC hydraulic disc brakes
The Process 134 DL is the smaller-wheeled sibling to our Process 134 DL 29. Built around a Kona 6061 aluminum frame, it features the same high-end components, including RockShox’s all-new Pike Select 140mm travel fork and Deluxe Ultimate rear shock. Our improved anti-squat and a SRAM GX/NX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain make climbing a breeze. The Process 134 DL is the perfect go-everywhere bike. - Kona 6061 Aluminum Butted frame - RockShox Pike Select RC Charger DebonAir 140mm fork - RockShox Deluxe Ultimate rear shock - SRAM G/NX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain - WTB KOM Light i30 TCS 27.5" rims w/Maxxis Minion DHF tires - Trans-X dropper seatpost
With all the bang for a little less buck, the Process 134 DL 29 has the bells and whistles to make this bike sing. A RockShox Pike Select fork and highly tunable RockShox Deluxe Ultimate trunnion mounted shock keep the ride plush and playful, while a SRAM GX/NX Eagle drivetrain makes the climbs a breeze! Paired with our legendary Process geometry, the 134 DL 29 is perfect anytime, anywhere! - Kona 6061 Aluminum Butted frame - RockShox Pike Select RC Charger DebonAir 140mm fork - RockShox Deluxe Ultimate Trunnion shock - SRAM GX/NX Eagle 1x12 drivetrain - WTB KOM Light i30 TCS rims w/Maxxis Minion DHF tires - SRAM Guide R hydraulic disc brakes
Since its inception, the Process 134 has impressed everyone fortunate enough to shred a trail on one, and Kona continually hears praise about its progressive geometry and capabilities. Never ones to settle, Kona improved this award-winning bike by making it more stable and giving it the ability to rip corners with more conviction. RockShox provides 140mm front and 134mm rear suspension for nimble handling, and Shimano drivetrain and hydraulic braking components give you the confidence to push hard on both the ups and downs. Hit the trailhead and know that an amazing descent is on the horizon.
There’s a decent chance we’ll be caught in a zombie apocalypse in our lifetime. What’s your escape vehicle? The Process 153 would be a solid choice if you live in a place with unforgiving terrain. It’s an awesome build at a wallet-friendly price. With 160mm of RockShox Yari travel up front and a Deluxe Select Plus shock in the rear, the ride is plush and smooth. Well accompanied by SRAM Guide T hydraulic disc brakes, a dropper post, and SRAM’s NX/SX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain, the Process is one sweet build for the buck. - Kona 6061 Aluminum Butted frame - RockShox Yari RC Motion Control DebonAir 160mm fork - RockShox Deluxe Select Plus rear shock - SRAM NX/SX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain - WTB ST i29 TCS 27.5" rims on Formula hubs - Trans-X dropper seatpost
It’s nice having that one bike you can just grab and go with no worries about how it will handle on the climb or descent. We’ve built the Process 153 29 to be affordable while simultaneously handling everything you can throw at it, so you can spend more time having fun and no time worrying about your gear. Our lightweight aluminum frame features 160mm of front travel via a RockShox Yari RC Motion Control DebonAir fork, and 153mm of rear travel is provided by a Deluxe Select Plus shock. We’ve upgraded the drivetrain to a SRAM SX 12-speed, as well as high-powered Guide T 4-piston brakes, ensuring excellent modulation on the trickiest of terrain. - Kona 6061 Aluminum Butted frame - RockShox Yari RC Motion Control DebonAir 160mm fork - RockShox Deluxe Select Plus rear shock - SRAM NX/SX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain - WTB ST i29 TCS 29" rims on Formula Boost hubs - Trans-X dropper seatpost
You know your local trails like the back of your hand. With the same suspension kinematics and pedaling efficiency as its carbon stablemate, and a more wallet-friendly aluminum frame and parts spec, the Process 153 AL/DL is your all-day, every-day gravity sled. A SRAM Eagle 1x12 drivetrain, 160mm RockShox Yari fork and Deluxe shock, Reverb dropper, and tubeless-ready 3C Maxxis Minions show you this bike’s ready to shred.