Sponsor Spotlight: Kona Bicycles

By Saturday, November 12, 2016 July 5th, 2017 2016, Cyclocross, Sponsor

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MFG SPONSOR:  Kona Bicycles

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Kona Bicycles is a locally-owned bicycle company in Bellingham, WA producing a comprehensive line-up of mountain, road, cyclocross, city, and kids bicycles.  Kona was founded in 1988 and to this day is still owned by the same founders.

Why we like Kona Bicycles

  • The Jake the Snake cross bike paved the way for the modern cyclocross bicycle and has been ridden by many local professional racers
  • We are proud to be associated with a locally-owned major bicycle company
  • The diversity and relevance of Kona’s line-up is nicely showcased in bikes like the Ute and the Coco
  • Kona has been extremely supportive of women’s cyclocross racing with the sponsorship of Helen Wyman

5 Things You Should Know About Kona

  • Jake the Snake turned 20 this model year!
  • The Hei Hei Race Supreme is World Cup tested by Kona’s factory rider Spencer Paxson.
  • Kona provides a no charge demo fleet of bicycles at 2017 MFG races
  • Spencer Paxson is leading a course preview at Woodland Park GP at 8am
  • Kona dedicates a section of their Kona World Cog website to a Retailer of the Week