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Retro Kona Chute (1999)
Retro Kona Chute (1999) Kona Chute (circa 1999) Kona Chute with Hope hubs, brakes and QR.  3by drivechain is old school but sooo versatile. Kona Chute - a few issues running Nobby Nic tyres tubeless on those Mavic EX 721s though. Retro Kona DH components in the cockpit Rockshox Revelation (130) suits this frame so well!!  Also Hope hubs, brakes and QR
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Parts Brand Model Additional info
Frame Kona Chute 1999
Fork RockShox Revelation 130 mm
Headset FSA
Handlebar Kona DH
Stem Kona DH
Grips Lizard Skins Peaty Lock-On
Brakes Hope Tech 3 X2
Brake Levers Hope Tech 3
Shifters Shimano Deore XT M780
Front Derailleur Shimano Deore XT M780 Low Mount
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT M781 10 sp
Cranks Shimano Deore LX 3 by
Chainrings / Sprocket Shimano
Bottom Bracket Shimano Hollowtech
Chain Shimano HG74
Cassette / Rear Cog Shimano XT M771 10 sp
Pedals Shimano PD-M530
Front Rim Mavic EX 721 26" 32h
Rear Rim Mavic EX 721 26" 32h
Hubs Hope Pro II
Spokes Sapim
Front Tire Schwalbe Nobby Nic 2.25 running tubeless
Rear Tire Schwalbe Nobby Nic 2.25 running tubeless
Saddle SDG Bel-Air Ti
Seatpost Kona
Seatpost Clamp Other
General Info
Model Year 1999
Riding Type Trail / All-Mountain
Weight 27 lb 16 oz (12700 g)
Additional Info My old Kona Chute in its 3rd iteration. Super versatile, nice tight handling but not quite as stable as modern super slack geometry. That retro stem is so looong! Such a pity I cracked the frame eventually through metal fatigue. Still nearly 20 years and plenty of hard riding! Great job Kona!!
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