2018 Kona Explosif

High-end component level steel frame crosscountry bike

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2018 Kona Explosif
  • MSRP $2,699
  • Suspension Hardtail
  • Front Travel 120mm
  • Frame Steel
  • Fork 
    RockShox Revelation
  • Wheels 27.5″ Aluminum
  • Drivetrain 1 × 12
  • Groupset 
    SRAM GX
  • Seatpost Dropper post
Gearing

1 × 12 — 12 speed

2018 Kona Explosif
28 mph
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26 mph

The 2018 Explosif is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

Similar bikes won‘t keep up with the 2018 Explosif while riding downhill or sprinting.

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Geometry
Build
FrameReynolds 520 Butted Cromoly
ForkRockShox Revelation RC Solo Air 120mm Tapered 110mm Spacing
Rear Shockn/a
Bottom BracketSRAM 73mm
HeadsetFSA No.57B
StemKona XC/BC 35
HandlebarKona XC/BC 35
SaddleWTB Volt Comp (Comp 250 size S)
SeatpostRockShox Reverb w/Plunger Lever 31.6mm
Pedals
GripsKona Key Grip
Components
Front Derailleur
Rear DerailleurSRAM GX-Eagle
ShiftersSRAM GX-Eagle
Crank34t X-Sync Eagle
CassetteSRAM GX-Eagle 10-50t 12spd
ChainSRAM GX-Eagle
Chain Guide
BrakesSRAM Guide R
Brake LeversSRAM Guide R
Disk RotorsSRAM Centerline 180mm
Wheels
RimsWTB STP i29 TCS
SpokesSandvik Stainless Black 15g fr / 14g rr
Front HubFormula 110x15mm
Rear HubFormula 148x12mm
TiresMaxxis Minion DHF EXO TR 3C 27.5x2.3"
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