What does DL mean for Kona bikes?

High end models are often denoted by DL (for deluxe), some other models get SE (entry level editions) plus a couple of other random letters get thrown in with some mid-range versions. Here’s all the Kona mountain bikes we’ve reviewed recently.

What is Honzo DL?

The Honzo DL gets updated geometry that’s similar to the great-riding Process 134 as well as a suspension refresh. A slacker 66-degree headtube angle and a beefed up 140mm RockShox Revelation RC Debonair fork laugh in the face of steep terrain.

What does CR mean Kona?

I mean, take a look at the carbon rocker link; it’s one of the chunkiest I’ve ever seen. And as a serial sideways lander, it’s proved to be rock solid. And as burly as the rear end looks, Kona has kept it relatively short with a 427mm chainstay length.

Is the Kona process 153 a good bike?

The quick-turning rear end and single-pivot suspension—which doesn’t magically float above the trail like some newer designs—mean the Process 153 probably isn’t the fastest, most stable bike going downhill. But it does feel sturdy and exciting, two things we love in a big trail bike.

How much does Kona Honzo DL weight?

At 32.3 pounds the Honzo isn’t exactly light, but it was one of the lighter bikes in the Field Trip, and it has the easy maneuverability you’d expect from a trail hardtail.

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Is the Kona Honzo good?

Great geometry and a fun ride

Talking of geometry, Kona has always erred towards the more progressive side when it comes to frame geometry and the Big Honzo has a set of numbers that are very respectable, with a decently long reach of 475mm for a large frame paired to a 75° seat and 67.5° head angle.

Where are Kona bikes made?

Kona is 50% US and 50% Canadian owned. It is an independent company; no one owns us and we don’t own anything else. We design all of our bikes from the ground up and visit the factories that make our frames and components and assemble our bikes in Taiwan every month while they are being produced.

Is the Kona process 153 an Enduro bike?

Kona’s Process 153 is its enduro bruiser that’s capable enough to bring professional racer Miranda Miller EWS podium success. It’s also the go-to bike for Kona staff riders looking to take on the rugged terrain the Pacific Northwest has to offer.

How much does the Kona process 153 weigh?

With 153 millimeters meeting 160 up front, it’s not pretending to be something it’s not while ascending, and that’s just fine. The Process climbs well, it’s not light, it’s not heavy. At 31.8 pounds, it’s solid.

Is Kona a good mountain bike brand?

Kona isn’t a huge entity compared to some other global bike brands, but it enjoys iconic status. They’re best known as a “freeride” bike company, but have made road and ‘cross bikes since the beginning. And their city bikes are some of the coolest, most practical options around.

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Is Kona Honzo a trail bike?

“Longer and slacker bikes can feel like they’re on autopilot while climbing, while the Honzo delivers a more engaging experience.”

SPECIFICATIONS.

Frame Material Kona 6061 Aluminum Butted
Saddle Kona Trail
Front Hub Shimano 110x15mm (centerlock)
Rear Hub Shimano 148x12mm (centerlock)
Spokes Stainless Black 14g

Should I buy a dirt jumper?

Yeah go for it. It is a lot easier to learn on one compared with a trail bike. 26 inch wheels, hardtail, small frame, seat well out the way and short travel forks all make it easier. … Pump tracks are better on a dirt jump bike and manuals are also easier to learn on one too.

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