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Great price for 'real' mountain bike. Good entry level bike, that can take off road riding. Use Code TEN£ for this price and remember quidco.

Specs:

Frame Material: Kona 7005 Aluminium Butted
Sizes: 14", 16", 18", 20", 22"
Fork: Suntour SF-XCT 100mm
Crankarms: Suntour CW-XCC-T202
Chainrings: 42/32/22
B/B: FSA
Chain: KMC Z-72
Freewheel: Shimano HG30 11-32 8 spd
F/D: Shimano Altus
R/D: Shimano Altus SGS
Shifters: Shimano Tourney EZ Fire Integrated
Brake Calipers: Tektro M530
Brake Levers: Shimano Tourney EZ Fire Integrated
Headset: CH
Handlebar: Kona Aluminium Riser
Stem: Kona Control
Seatpost: Kona Thumb w/offset
Seat Clamp: Kona QR
Grips: Kona Mooseknuckle
Saddle: Kona XC
Front Hub: KT Disc
Rear Hub: KT Disc
Spokes: Stainless 14g
Rims: Shining MT-20
Front Tire: Kenda K-922 26 x 1.95
Rear Tire: Kenda K-922 26 x 1.95
Paint Colour: Blue & Silver
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#1
any good?
hows this brand?>
1 Like #2
juvtkl
any good?
hows this brand?>

:) very good
#3
This brand used to be one of the best, looks like it has cheapened itself a little (purely going on the price of this bike), you used to pay about £700 for the cheapest bike they did at one time. Still lokos a decent spec for £200.
1 Like #4
monkeyhanger75
This brand used to be one of the best, looks like it has cheapened itself a little (purely going on the price of this bike), you used to pay about £700 for the cheapest bike they did at one time. Still lokos a decent spec for £200.


That's not true, I can remember buying my mrs the Kona Hahanna about 10-12yrs ago, it's RRP was £329. They've always done everything from entry level up to £4k downhill beasts.
2 Likes #5
That's the thing - it is still one of the best and this is a great price for what it is - an entry level bike. Spend £200 on this & if you want to sell it, you'll get £100 back. Can't do that at Halfords!
1 Like #6
monkeyhanger75
This brand used to be one of the best, looks like it has cheapened itself a little (purely going on the price of this bike), you used to pay about £700 for the cheapest bike they did at one time. Still lokos a decent spec for £200.


18 years ago I paid £350 for a hahanna , my first proper mtb
1 Like #7
Best bike on here for ages, great value for £200, especially with the range of sizes.
#8
What size would you recommend for someone who is 5ft 4"?

Thanks,
1 Like #9
Sunni
What size would you recommend for someone who is 5ft 4"?

Thanks,

From Kona
18 inch
5 ’ 6”
-
6 ’ 0”

19 inch
5 ’ 8”
-
6 ’ 3”

20 inch
6 ’ 0”
-
6 ’ 4”

Sorry thats the only ones i have, think they came from the Kona website.
#10
im 5ft and would look at 13.5 to 14 inch, reckon 16 inch would be fine, but if you google bike sizes you should get what you need.
1 Like #11
Sunni
What size would you recommend for someone who is 5ft 4"?

Thanks,


http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/files/kona_frame_sizing_chart_1998_177.jpg

Depending on inside leg I would say either 14" or 16"

Edited By: Adidas Addict on Feb 28, 2012 09:23
#12
Kona are one of the best frame makers ,besides rocky mountain.
#13
Bought one last year, chain broke after 5 miles - buy a good strong chain if buying this. Also components are exactly the same on raleigh I bought for £120 so not such a great deal really.
#14
tempted - very tempted. Looking at this or the Specialized Hardrock ... at 300 quid a lot dearer but I'm thinking that this one is the ideal one for someone getting back into biking.
#15
zimmo
Bought one last year, chain broke after 5 miles - buy a good strong chain if buying this. Also components are exactly the same on raleigh I bought for £120 so not such a great deal really.


Erm except for the frame
#16
TygerTyger
tempted - very tempted. Looking at this or the Specialized Hardrock ... at 300 quid a lot dearer but I'm thinking that this one is the ideal one for someone getting back into biking.


Personally I find the geometry of Kona's hardtails a lot comfier than Specialized and they're easier to chuck down the rough stuff. But of course everyone is different, a frame that suits someone else's riding style might be worse for the another person.
#17
markymark34
Sunni
What size would you recommend for someone who is 5ft 4"?

Thanks,


From Kona
18 inch
5 ’ 6”
-
6 ’ 0”

19 inch
5 ’ 8”
-
6 ’ 3”

20 inch
6 ’ 0”
-
6 ’ 4”

Sorry thats the only ones i have, think they came from the Kona website.


Surely leg length is more important than overall height???
2 Likes #18
I have had ,my lanai for over 3 years (2009 model) ive done london to brighton on it twice and hundreds of canal towpath miles - it carries my 17 stone with ease and with an annual service is like new - unbelievable value and quality componenets throughout - my brother has the 2011 model and I would buy another one tomorrow. hope it helps
#19
Does anyone know if you can get this in a chain reaction store for the same price?
#20
Heat. Excellent price for this bike. Kona make really good bikes. My son has the L'anai deluxe 2011, and I have a Kona Kula 2009, and are both really pleased with them. There are some other great prices there too, esp the Kona Blast 2011 (all sizes) for £400.
1 Like #21
I should have posted this earlier as I have had my eye on this for some time. I took the plunge with the discount code on Sunday evening. Also worth noting that I got about £6 quidco as well.

Not received the bike just yet but to be honest, I wanted something half decent and I am expecting to get that. Everyone has ups and downs with products but I think this will be great for someone like myself that wants to use it to get a bit fitter and to enjoy a bit of the countryside around me. And if I end up being a bike nut afterwards brilliant. But if I dont I didnt break the bank to have an expensive white elephant in the shed!

Cheers

Phill
#22
canada16
Kona are one of the best mass-market bulk-made frame makers ,besides rocky mountain.

Corrected that for you as you've obviously never seen a proper hand-made frame. :)
#23
Is this a men's bike ?
#24
Jammygal
Is this a men's bike ?


In theory yes, but the low top tube of Kona's frame make them fine for both men and women, in fact most women/girls I know that mountain bike would never consider buying a female specific bike.
#25
Jammygal
Is this a men's bike ?

No not just for men! Dont ever be tempted to buy a womens bike if your thinking of going near rough terrain.
#26
Jammygal
Is this a men's bike ?

No such thing.

There's bikes and then there are bikes classed as 'Women Specific Bikes'.
1 Like #27
Jammygal
Is this a men's bike ?


Women just need a different saddle because their pelvis is flatter the rest is fine.
#28
Hi, I'm looking for a new bike for my 8 year old. He's about 135cm tall. Would the smallest one (14") be ok or would it be too big?

If it is too big, can anyone recommend a decent bike for an 8 year old. He loves BMX but I'd be tempted to get him one of these if they are far superior
#29
Thanks for you replies .....I am mulling it over ATM !
#30
tony863
Hi, I'm looking for a new bike for my 8 year old. He's about 135cm tall. Would the smallest one (14") be ok or would it be too big?

If it is too big, can anyone recommend a decent bike for an 8 year old. He loves BMX but I'd be tempted to get him one of these if they are far superior


I think it would be a bit big for him.
#31
I'm looking to buy a mountain bike to ride through country a couple of times a week, I was looking at this bike but then I noticed another one on the same site:
http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Models.aspx?ModelID=71849

I don't know much about bikes, can someone tell me if this Corratec bike is much better and worth paying the extra £50. also the only size they have available is 54cm, I'm 6' 1", so would the bike be too big for me?

Thanks for any advice
#32
Oh yes, I might have to have one of these!

I'm 6' 1", will the 20" accommodate me? I notice the chart says ok, but was wondering about others opinions.
#33
Would 18" for a 5'10" man with longish legs seem about right?
banned#34
tony863
Hi, I'm looking for a new bike for my 8 year old. He's about 135cm tall. Would the smallest one (14") be ok or would it be too big?

If it is too big, can anyone recommend a decent bike for an 8 year old. He loves BMX but I'd be tempted to get him one of these if they are far superior

If he's into BMX then he would prefer a BMX as it is designed for doing tricks....a mountain bike is for riding over rough terrain.

But If you insist on getting him a MTB then at 8 I'd think he wants a 20 inch wheel
#35
Looking for a cheapish bike around this price point to get me to work and back (3 miles each way on the road) that I can also take out into the country for the odd weekend for a casual ride. I'm 6'3" so looking at the 20" model. Any advice on whether this is the right sort of thing or should I be looking for something else - I want to stay around this price point if possible but could stretch to £350
[mod] 1 Like #36
Cheers for posting, Adidas Addict.

This deal went up on our Twitter feed this morning :)
#37
Great bike great price. when i was looking for an entry level bike to get me started this time last year i ended up paying a bit more for a Specialized hardrock with disc brakes. Similar standard of bikes and i've since become a nut for mountain biking being so close to the trails of Nant yr Arian by Aberystwyth. Such a difference in quality between an entry model of a quality brand like Kona and a similar priced Halfords effort. I've really put mine about and its stood up to it brilliantly
1 Like #38
wanted to get one of these for the missus, but apparently it's the wrong shade of blue.


sheesh!!!
#39
Is that one £100 better than the Rockrider here? http://www.decathlon.co.uk/rockrider-50-men-id_8160220.html
or £50 better than this one with front susp? http://www.decathlon.co.uk/rockrider-51-id_8167116.html


Edited By: theybrokemywatch on Feb 28, 2012 12:57
#40
Thanks for the above advice about the suitability for women, got one for a birthday present.

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