It’s where the action is. That place you want to be. A brand new super-cherry ride from Kona, one highlighted by a gorgeous, custom-drawn Reynolds 853 frameset with tapered head tube that delivers a stiff but compliant ride that’s all party, all class, all Kona.
Tapered head tube with external headset cups provides needed stiffness and control without overdoing things visually or weight-wise. 12x142mm thru-axle dropouts with flat mount disc brake design, a full carbon Kona Road Endurance flat-disc-mount-specific fork with 15mm thru-axle dropouts and fender readiness.
|Frame Material||Reynolds 853 Butted Cromoly|
|Sizes||49cm, 52cm, 54cm, 56cm, 58cm, 61cm|
|Fork||Kona Carbon Road Disc|
|Freewheel||Shimano 105 11-32t 11spd|
|Shifters||Shimano RS505 Hydraulic|
|Brake Calipers||Shimano RS505 Hydraulic|
|Front Brake Rotor||Shimano 140mm|
|Rear Brake Rotor||Shimano 140mm|
|Brake Levers||Shimano RS505 Hydraulic|
|Seatpost||Kona Thumb w/Offset|
|Seat Clamp||Kona Clamp|
|Grips||Kona Cork Tape|
|Saddle||Kona Classic Road|
|Front Hub||Novatech Road 30 Disc Wheelset|
|Rear Hub||Novatech Road 30 Disc Wheelset|
|Spokes||Novatech Road 30 Disc Wheelset|
|Rims||Novatech Road 30 Disc Wheelset|
|Front Tire||Schwalbe S-One RaceGuard 700x30c|
|Rear Tire||Schwalbe S-One RaceGuard 700x30c|
|Paint Color||Gloss Red w/ Cream & Orange Decals|
|4'10" - 5'1"||147 - 155 cm||25” - 27”||64 - 69 cm||48||Small||Small|
|5'0" - 5'3"||152 - 160 cm||26" - 28"||66 - 71 cm||49 cm||48/49/49.5||Small, Small Medium||Small, Medium|
|5'2" - 5'7"||157 - 170 cm||27" - 29"||69 - 74 cm||49/52/53 cm||49/49.5/51/53||Small Medium, Medium||Medium, Large|
|5'6" - 5'11"||168 - 180 cm||29" - 31"||74 - 79 cm||53/54/56 cm||51/53/54/56||Medium, Medium Large||Medium, Large|
|5'10" - 6'3"||178 - 190 cm||31" - 33"||79 - 84 cm||56/58/59 cm||54/56/57/59||Medium Large, Large||Large, XL|
|6'2" - 6'5"||188 - 196 cm||33" - 36"||84 - 91 cm||61 cm||59/61/63||Large, XL||N/A|
|Height/Inches||Height/Metric||Inseam/Inches||Inseam/Metric||Crosstrail||MTB Trail/Fat||All Mountain/Enduro||Gravity|
|4'10" - 5'1"||147 - 155 cm||24” - 27”||61 - 69 cm||Small||XS/Small||XS/Small||Small|
|5'0" - 5'3"||152 - 160 cm||26" - 29"||66 - 74 cm||Small, Medium||Small, Medium||Small||Small|
|5'2" - 5'7"||157 - 170 cm||27" - 30"||69 - 76 cm||Small, Medium||Small, Medium||Small/Medium||Small/Medium|
|5'6" - 5'10"||168 - 178 cm||29" - 31"||74 - 79 cm||Small, Medium, Large||Small, Medium, Large||Small/Medium||Small/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||Medium, Large, XL||Medium, Large, XL||Large/XL||Medium/Large|
|6'1" - 6'5"||185 - 196 cm||33" - 36"||84 - 91 cm||Large, XL||Large, XL||Large/XL||Large|
At Kona, we like to take a different approach to our Road bikes. We like them to go a little deeper, take chances, be adventurous, go places and do things others don’t. We make bikes that are more honest reflections of our personality and character than chasing a certain market. We’ve always loved steel in Road, and this year we offer an entire platform of bikes blending old-world sensibilities with modern technology. Let’s go for a ride.
Reynolds 853 tubing is seamless air-hardened, heat-treated steel—basically, the best. The benefits of air-hardening steels are particularly noticeable in the weld area where, unlike conventional steel alloys, strength can actually increase after cooling. Reynolds 853 is heat-treated to give high strength and damage resistance, and the steel properties allow thin walls to be used, resulting in lower weight, fatigue-resistant frames that ride like the wind.
2016 Reynolds 853 bikes: Roadhouse
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 positive 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, 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. New for 2016, you’ll see the 12x148 standard in the mix, featured primarily on the new alloy Honzos. 12x148 provides more tire clearance at the chainstay yoke, while the rear wheel is stiffer and more durable relative to a 12x142 thru-axle.
Register a new 2016 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.
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