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    Turbo Monkey 4130biker's Avatar
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    I wonder how long that will stay up?

    Anyway, looks great! HA the same, bb a bit lower, not exactly as earth shattering as the article led me to imagine. I wonder what I always wonder in this situation: will the aluminum version change accordingly, ala transition covert?

    Although I love seeing these new carbon versions, price will prohibit me from a carbon frame for some time, I do believe

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    Looks sharp.

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    Hmmm, look at Norcos link and shorter seat stays much before making.
    Looks pretty straight forward.
    Is the main pivot lower again? Micro pro squat when pedaling?
    Still Faux bar right? No Split Pivot? Looks the same as it was but I can't see the pic well.
    Good on Kona for sticking to their guns.
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    Best looking Kona I have seen in a while

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    Looks flexy





    Nah, looks great, yes.
    But the main pivot is really low. Short chainstays and low BB look fine though. Well, it's a Kona...
    Last edited by Mo(n)arch; 02-20-2013 at 12:41 AM.

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    looks nice and lite..

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    They are really missing an opportunity if they don't call it the Carbona.
    She doesn't say much, she just pours my drinks. She doesn't care what the good lord thinks.

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    The Kona Carbona
    Awesome!

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    +1 nice one..

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    Looks like it's crashed already.

    Super clean bike. I really like it. Has the clean lines of the session. I kind of wish the pivot was up higher, but I keep beating that same old drum. The pivots look nice and fat, it should be a stout frame.

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    Quote Originally Posted by no skid marks View Post
    Good on Kona for sticking to their guns.
    Maybe I'm missing something, but isn't this the internet? I'm pretty sure the internet is where you say "omfg kona suckxzors and they never innovate, their bikes always have sucked and always will!"

    Silly bastard.
    I like to ride bikes.

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    Looks nice. Love the alum version the Carbon looks even better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by no skid marks View Post
    Still Faux bar right? No Split Pivot? Looks the same as it was but I can't see the pic well.
    Faux fo sho.
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    The internet sounds like a tough place to ride.

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    My first DH bike was a Stab Primo so I will always have a soft spot for Kona. I think looks like their best DH offering in a long time. I would love a bike like that with a single crown and 180mm front and rear setup.
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