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Matt Slaven's Prototype Kona Process 153 Carbon - PIT BITS - 2014 Enduro World Series Colorado Freeride Festival - Mountain Biking Pictures - Vital MTB

Another carbon prototype?! Yup. Kona's descent-loving Process 153 is the latest bike to receive the magic plastic treatment. Slaven's prototype has a carbon front end and aluminum chain/seat stays. Internal dropper post cable routing is visible.

The Process 153 uses 27.5-inch wheels, has 153mm of Rocker Independent Suspension, a 160mm Pike fork, oversized pivots and bearings, a low BB, 66.5-degree headtube angle, and the shortest chainstays possible.

Again, if you're seeing a carbon rig that looks this polished, chances are good that a production version is just around the corner.

Curious about his fullface Bell Super helmet? Click next for another view.

Credit: Dave Trumpore

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3 comments
  • NastyNate

    7/26/2014 10:39 PM

    Bike looks slick!!!

  • cofattire

    7/26/2014 1:27 PM

    I hope they offer a carbon process 167 too!

  • Tuup_J

    7/26/2014 3:49 AM

    The rear end looks also very polished...

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