2018 Kona

Jake the Snake

An aluminum frame cyclocross bike with mid-range components and hydraulic disc brakes.
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Manufacturer Price

$1,799
FrameAluminum
SuspensionRigid
ForkCarbon
Wheels700c Aluminum
Drivetrain2 × 10
GroupsetTiagra, Shimano
BrakesHydraulic Disc
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Ride Feel

Based on frame geometry and build specs.

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relaxedaggressive
Terrain
smoothrugged
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Gearing

A bike with lower gearing will be easier to ride up steep hills, while a higher top end means it will pedal faster down hills.

Lowest gear

(climbing)

36 mph

Jake the Snake

35 mph

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Reviews
CX Magazine
Review: Re-Designed 2018 Kona Major Jake Cyclocross Bike

Apr 2018 · Cyclocross Magazine

Kona re-designed the carbon 2018 Major Jake cyclocross bike with more trail and BB drop. We put the new design to the test in this bike review.

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Velo
Kona Major Jake

Oct 2017 · Kristen Legan

Kona’s mountain bike heritage explodes from the Major Jake, especially when you dive into the first sand pit on the cyclocross course.

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Geometry
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Specs
Build
Frame

Kona Race Light 6061 Aluminum Butted

ColorGloss Yellow w/ Charcoal & Blue Decals

Fork

Kona Carbon Cross

Shock

n/a

Bottom Bracket

Shimano 68mm

Headset

FSA No.57B

Stem

Kona Road

Handlebar

Kona Road

Saddle

WTB Volt Sport

Seatpost

Kona Thumb w/Offset 31.6mm

TypeRigid

Pedals

n/a

Grips

Kona Cork Tape

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano Tiagra

Front Derailleur

Shimano Tiagra

Crank

Shimano, 34/46t

Shifters

Shimano Tiagra

Cassette

Shimano Tiagra 11-34t 10spd

Chain

KMC X10

Chain Guide

n/a

Brakes

Shimano Hydraulic Flat Mount

TypeHydraulic Disc

Brake Levers

Shimano Hydraulic

Wheels
Rims

WTB STP i19

Spokes

Stainless Black 15g

Front Hub

Formula 100x12mm (centerlock)

Rear Hub

Formula 142x12mm (centerlock)

Tires

Front: Clement MXP 700x33c, Rear: Clement MXP 700x33c

Disc Rotors

Shimano 160mm (centerlock)

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