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Kona BIG HONZO

Kona BIG HONZO
$1,699.00
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Gloss Indigo
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You love the Honzo but wanted an aggressive hardtail with a bit more versatility. Enter the Big Honzo. With geometry derived from our carbon Big Honzo, the Big Honzo was designed around a 27.5+ wheel but is cross-compatible with a 29” wheel, allowing you to create your favorite configuration to get the most out of the terrain. The Big Honzo features 130mm of RockShox front suspension, boost spacing, a SRAM NX/SX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain, a dropper post that fits up to a 200mm insertion depth, and hydraulic disc brakes in an affordable package.

Kona 7005 and 6061 Aluminum alloys are used extensively throughout our fleet of mountain and asphalt bicycles. A tough, durable, light alloy, both Kona 7005 and 6061 deliver fantastic, reliable performance that lasts for thousands of rides. Much of our 7005/6061 tubing is butted and/or formed, meaning the tubing’s wall thickness can be increased or decreased, as well as shaped, so we can fine-tune a particular frame’s strength and ride characteristics depending on its intended application.

Bearing cups are actually pressed into the frame and are easily removable. An internal headset also reduces stack height, so the height of the stem and bars are more adjustable, giving the rider the best fit possible.

More girth at the bottom of the head tube better distributes shock force, prolonging the bearing life of the headset itself and eliminating brake shudder, while providing confident steering performance. The inherent strength of its triangular design also means a stronger steering position and improved balance, giving the rider more control in rough terrain. A zero-stack, tapered head tube also puts strength where the load is going—into the lower headset cup—maximizing bearing durability where it’s needed.

Tubeless rims allow for tires with more puncture resistance; the ability to run lower tire pressure, which provides better tire grip on the trail; lower rolling resistance; and weight savings over traditional tube and tire systems.

12x142mm, 12x148 and 12x157 rear axle standards provide two major advantages to the Kona rider: the 12mm diameter of the rear axle provides the rear hub and frame with a stiff interface, while the 142/148/157mm outer diameter of the hub allows the wheel to be quickly and properly positioned in the frame before the rear axle is inserted. For 2017, you’ll see the 12x148 Boost standard in the mix. Boost spacing provides more tire clearance at the chainstay yoke, while the rear wheel is stiffer and more durable relative to a 12x142 thru-axle.

The benefits of the 27.5-inch wheel are simple: they roll over obstacles and track better than 26-inch wheels, but are more maneuverable and nimble than 29-inch ones.

MTB/ALL MOUNTAIN/GRAVITY

HEIGHT/INCHESHEIGHT/METRICINSEAM/INCHESINSEAM/METRICSPLICEMTB/XC TRAIL/FATALL MOUNTAIN/ENDUROGRAVITY/DH
4'10"-5'1" 147-155 cm 24”-27” 61-69 cm Small XS XS N/A
5'0"-5'3" 152-160 cm 26"-29" 66-74 cm Small Small Small N/A
5'2"-5'7" 157-170 cm 27"-30" 69-76 cm Small, Medium Small, Medium Small, Medium Medium
5'6"-5'10" 168-178 cm 29"-31" 74-79 cm Medium Medium Medium Medium
5'9"-6'0" 175-183 cm 30"-33" 76-84 cm Medium, Large Medium, Large Medium, Large Medium, Large
5'11"-6'2" 180-188 cm 32"-35" 81-89 cm Large, XL Large, XL Large, XL Large, XL
6'1"-6'5" 185-196 cm 33"-36" 84-91 cm Large, XL Large, XL Large, XL Large, XL
  SIZE S M L XL
1 ST LENGTH 14.6 16.5 18.5 20.9
2 TT LENGTH 23.3 24.4 25.5 26.9
3 REACH 16.7 17.7 18.7 20.1
4 STACK 24.5 24.8 25.2 25.6
5 STANDOVER 28.5 28.7 29.0 29.8
6 HT ANGLE 67.5 67.5 67.5 67.5
7 HT LENGTH 3.7 4.1 4.5 4.9
8 ST ANGLE 75.0 75.0 75.0 75.0
9 CS LENGTH 16.9 16.9 16.9 16.9
10 BB DROP 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0
11 BB HEIGHT 12.2 12.2 12.2 12.2
12 WHEELBASE 45.0 46.2 47.3 48.9
13 FRONT CENTER 28.3 29.4 30.6 32.1
14 FORK LENGTH 21.3 21.3 21.3 21.3
15 FORK OFFSET 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0

KONA PROCESS GEOMETRY

Register a new Kona bike within three months of purchase, and the original owner qualifies the Kona frame for a free Lifetime Warranty. Note: this does not apply to Kona Carbon models.

ONE-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY ON COMPLETE BICYCLE
Kona warrants to the original owner that this new Kona bicycle shall be free of defective materials and workmanship for a period of one year from the date of original purchase in the United States or Canada and operated under normal conditions and use. During this one-year period, Kona shall repair or replace, at its sole option, all parts that are found by Kona to be defective and subject to this limited warranty. The original owner shall pay all labor charges connected with the repair or replacement of all parts.

LIFETIME LIMITED WARRANTY ON BICYCLE FRAME
When warranty on non-carbon Kona bikes and frames is NOT registered within three months of purchase, Kona warrants to the original owner that the frame of this new Kona bicycle purchased from an authorized Kona dealer shall be free of defective materials or workmanship for a three-year period. IF THE WARRANTY IS REGISTERED WITH KONA WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE PURCHASE OF THE BICYCLE, THE WARRANTY IS EXTENDED FOR THE LIFETIME OF THE ORIGINAL OWNER, with the exception of carbon bikes and frames. During warranty period, Kona shall repair or replace, at its sole option, the bicycle frame if Kona determines the frame is defective and subject to this limited warranty. The original owner shall pay all labor and shipping charges connected with the repair or replacement of the bicycle frame. Please see the Kona owner’s manual, provided with your bicycle, for additional information.

Note: this Limited Lifetime Warranty applies to purchases from Kona U.S.A., Kona Canada and Kona Europe.

Specs

Frame Kona 6061 Aluminum Butted
Fork RockShox Recon RL Solo Air 130mm Tapered 110mm Spacing
Headset FSA No.57B
Rims/Wheels WTB ST i35
Hubs Shimano 110x15mm (centerlock) (F), Shimano 148x12mm (centerlock) (R)
Spokes Stainless Black 14g
Tires WTB Ranger TCS 27.5x2.8" (F), WTB Ranger TCS 27.5x2.8" (R)
Crankset SRAM SX-Eagle
Bottom Bracket SRAM Powerspline 73mm
Chain SRAM SX-Eagle
Rear Derailleur SRAM SX-Eagle
Shifters SRAM SX-Eagle
Handlebars Kona XC/BC 35
Tape/Grips Kona Key Grip Slip on
Stem Kona XC/BC 35
Brake Levers Shimano Hydraulic
Brakes Shimano Hydraulic
Pedals PEDALS SOLD SEPARATELY
Saddle Kona Trail
Seat Post Trans-X Dropper Internal 31.6mm

* Subject to change without notice.

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