Matthew Slaven #Slaying 17

The Pacific Northwest is a wet, dark and mossy place to train in the Winter. Kona Factory enduro racer, Matthew Slaven, leaves the mud and Sasquatch behind to shred some flowy, rocky, cliff-side trails in the sun. Spring is here and it's time to ride!

Credit: Miles Sullivan and Cory Tepper
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17 comments
  • ricky.thefifth

    3/25/2013 9:44 PM

    slaying !!!!

  • NoahColorado

    3/25/2013 11:30 AM

    27.5"?

  • oldmandave

    3/24/2013 8:25 PM

    Yep, it is. In sunny, afternoon conditions no less.

  • tobes27

    3/24/2013 8:02 PM

    syncline???

  • espi!

    3/24/2013 6:10 PM

    attention everyone. please stop using hashtags on everything. #ogballpedalerhate #angryjohn has a posse

  • sspomer

    3/25/2013 8:52 AM

    shouldn't you be reviving arbor?

  • iMountainBike

    3/24/2013 5:35 PM

    Just rode, now I want to go again...

  • shutter2ride

    3/24/2013 10:56 AM

    looks like that trail from the 4/1 Santa Cruz ad?

  • Anotamouse

    3/24/2013 12:20 PM

    Totally what I thought. I was looking for the big wheels.

  • bmoc97209

    3/25/2013 2:00 PM

    it is the same trail as the Jamie Goldman Santa Cruz ad. Spot is Syncline in Washington. Trail is called 'Crybaby'

  • AllRide

    3/24/2013 8:33 AM

    Slaven getting some. Love the views from that trail.

  • bturman

    3/24/2013 8:27 AM

    That was rad. Time to ride indeed!

  • odin

    3/24/2013 8:04 AM

    That's Kona for sure,looks like carbon proto with some internal cable routing...looks sweet!

  • donch15

    3/24/2013 7:34 AM

    Another new Kona trail bike????

    Looks like the adapted the "yoke" design that Specialized uses.

  • bjenson

    3/24/2013 7:28 AM

    you sure that's a kona??

  • b-slice

    3/24/2013 10:48 AM

    Def a Kona - look at the headbage at :08

  • bjenson

    3/24/2013 10:53 AM

    new linkage threw me off. almost knolly-ish.