Bike Comparison

The Kona Sutra SE, Kona Sutra, and Kona Sutra LTD are all steel frame gravel bikes. The Sutra SE has a 3 × 10 drivetrain providing a wider range of gears, while the Sutra LTD has a dropper post, 29″ aluminum wheels, and better components. Explore the differences below.

    2022 Kona Sutra SE
    2022 Kona Sutra
    2022 Kona Sutra LTD
    MSRP$1,799$2,099$2,699
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    CategoryGravelGravelGravel
    FrameSteelSteelSteel
    ForkSteelSteelSteel
    WheelsAluminumAluminumAluminum
    Wheel Size700c700c29″
    BrakesMechanical DiscMechanical DiscHydraulic Disc
    GroupsetDeore, microSHIFTGRX 400, TiagraRival, NX
    Drivetrain3 × 102 × 101 × 11
    SeatpostRigidRigidDropper
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    Sutra SE
    Sutra
    Sutra LTD

    Gear Range

    Kona Sutra SE

    38 mph

    Kona Sutra

    36 mph

    Kona Sutra LTD

    28 mph

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    Geometry

    Specs
    Frame

    Kona Cromoly Butted

    Kona Cromoly Butted

    Kona Cromoly Butted

    Fork

    Kona Project Two Cromoly Disc Touring

    Kona Project Two Cromoly Disc Touring

    Kona Project Two Cromoly Disc Touring Fork

    Rear Shock

    n/a

    n/a

    n/a

    Bottom Bracket

    Shimano 73mm

    Shimano 68mm or Prowheel BB68+

    SRAM GXP 73mm

    Headset

    FSA TH848

    FSA No.1/No.10

    FSA No.1/No.10

    Stem

    Kona Road

    Kona Road

    Kona Road Deluxe

    Handlebar

    Kona Road

    Kona Road

    Kona Road

    Saddle

    Brooks B17 Leather

    Brooks B17 Leather

    WTB Volt

    Seatpost

    Kona Deluxe Thumb w/Offset 27.2mm

    Kona Deluxe Thumb w/Offset 27.2mm

    TranzX Dropper +RAD Internal 31.6mm

    Pedals

    n/a

    n/a

    n/a

    Grips

    Kona Cork Tape

    Brooks Microfiber Brown

    Kona Cork Tape

    Groupset
    Rear Derailleur

    Shimano Deore SGS

    Shimano GRX 400 or Microshift

    SRAM Rival 1

    Front Derailleur

    Shimano Deore

    Shimano GRX 400 or Microshift

    n/a

    Crank

    Shimano Deore, 26/36/48t

    Shimano GRX 600 or Prowheel, 30/46t

    SRAM NX, 36t X-Sync

    Shifters

    MicroShift

    Shimano Tiagra or Microshift

    SRAM Rival 1 w/ Integrated Dropper Lever

    Cassette

    Shimano Deore 11-36t 10spd

    Shimano Deore 11-36t 10spd or Microshift Advent X 11-48t 10spd

    SRAM PG1130 11-42t 11spd

    Chain

    Shimano Deore

    Shimano Deore or KMC X10

    SRAM PC1110

    Chain Guide

    n/a

    n/a

    n/a

    Brakes

    TRP Spyre C Flat mount

    TRP HDC711C Mechanical / Hydraulic

    SRAM Rival HRD Flat Mount

    Brake Levers

    Tektro RRL-A

    Shimano Tiagra or Microshift

    SRAM Rival 1

    Wheels
    Rims

    WTB ST i23 TCS 2.0

    WTB ST i23 TCS 2.0

    WTB KOM Team i27 TCS 2.0

    Spokes

    Stainless Black 14g

    Stainless Black 14g

    Stainless Black 14g

    Front Hub

    Formula 100x12mm

    Formula 100x12mm

    Formula 100x12mm

    Rear Hub

    Formula 142x12mm

    Formula 142x12mm

    Formula 142x12mm

    Tires

    Schwalbe Marathon Mondial 700x40c

    Schwalbe Marathon Mondial 700x40c

    Maxxis Rekon Race EXO TR 29x2.25"

    Disk Rotors

    TRP Spyre C 160mm

    TRP TR160mm

    SRAM Centerline 180mm