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First Look – 2020 Kona Woo – by JP Syverud

The fine folks from Kona bikes sent the Fat-Bike Test Labs a 2020 Kona Woo fat bike for some testing. This is the overlooked middle child between their Wo and the Wozo in their fat bike line.  This model is spec’d out with SX Eagle and has a rigid carbon fork with three-pack cage mounts […]

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2018 Kona Wozo Review – by Aristotle Peters

  I’ve spent the past few months aboard the 2018 Kona Wozo, a bike that is designed as an all-season, aggressive, hardtail that happens to have fat tires.  This bike hasn’t seen much change from its 2017 counterpart, but that’s for good reason.  I have had a great time riding this bike and am happy […]

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Fat (video) Tuesday – Wozo on Capt. Ahab

  This week’s Fat Tuesday Video comes in from Moab and might just be a teaser for our Kona WoZo review by Bike Black Ribbon Test Pilot, Dustin Carlson. Dustin plays various roles in this short film. He’s the rider, the cameraman, sound technician, editor and the executive director of this week’s feature presentation! This […]

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Kona WoZo Preview – By Dustin Carlson

    A trail fat bike? I thought fat bikes were only good for snow and sand! Well, Kona is out to prove the naysayers wrong. The Wozo is a beautiful mix of the trail-shredding Honzo and the Wo fat bike that Kona offers. With its aggressive geometry, Schwalby Jumbo Jim tires, 100mm Bluto fork, […]

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The New 2016 Kona Wo

Hey Sven did you see the new Buicks Konas are in….down at the dealership? Looks like the color for fat-bikes this year is blue. Kona calls this Gloss Heavy Metal Cyan. That’s some long ass name for blue. They corrected the only thing we saw as a small flaw from last year’s British Racing Green […]

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2015 Kona WO Sneak Peek!

Last year  the Wo proved itself  in the Fat-bike world as a good value and solid performer. Kona gave us a peek at their new fat-bike for 2015 and allowed us to share it with our readers! The 2015 Kona WO fat bike gets an updated frame design featuring sliding dropouts and 190 OLD rear spacing. That […]

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Reader’s Ride(s) – Snow-Wo

Kris Dennan sent us a shot of his Kona that he built up from a frame and fork. It didn’t take too much convincing to get him to do a little reader’s ride(s) write up about his new toy. This is what Kris shared with Fat-Bike about the build. I ride for Kona and have […]

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The Final Word on Wo-Fat

Our Third and Final Test Cycle of the 2014 Kona Wo By : Michael McColgan   When the Kona Wo arrived at my doorstep, I was very excited to get her put together and out on the trail, for several  reasons.  The obvious one is it’s a new fatbike to play with and I like […]

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Fat Foto Friday ♦ ‘Holiday Ham’

  Our amigo, Ian,  from Kona Bicycles sent us this gorgeous shot, that he took of Dale Plant and Kevin Noble, on the Pacific coast, near Bellingham, Washington.  Dale is a Kona sales rep and Kevin is the national sales manager for the US. Ian Schmitt is a product manager for Kona and happens to be, […]

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Kona WO – Mid-Term Testing

We’re about two thirds of the way around the testing of Kona’s first foray into the fat bike genre. I shared a product intro of the Kona back in October. We’ve given two new contributors a crack at testing the WO. Each will spend the better part of a month with the bike. Our report […]

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Kona WO – Fat-Bike

(click to enlarge) We’ve been following Kona’s development of their new WO fat-bike for some time now. This week they released some new photos of their sample bike. The folks at Kona tell me that this is close to what the actual production bike will look like, but not exactly the same. We’ll be getting […]

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