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2013 Kona Hei Hei 29 Bike (discontinued)

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2013 Kona Hei Hei
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Rapid bike

The Good:

Moves rapidly over Tahoe trails and rocks. plenty stiff rear thru axel. Good components.

The Bad:

Little heavy on steep climbs

Overall Review:

Got this bike as first 29 er after demoing tallboy long travel carbon. This bike oat like a sixth of at bike but still does justas good a job. I like locking out suspension for climbs fire roadscandvpavement. The giants don't even have lockout. This bikealsodoes fine in the twists. Just gotta maneuver it. Liked better than tallboy cause it was a better, size. Got the 20 inch. Sc rep thank you but the xl u put me on was a little too big combined with 29 er. No joy. This ones perfect. Also climbing while standing is like on a hardtail cause of lockout. The giants and specialized must not climb the greatest if u can't lockout the maestro suspension and it starts getting bad pedal bob when u stand. Of course when locked out u need to climb like on a hardtail to keep traction to rear wheel!


Product Kona Hei Hei 29 Bike
Model Year 2013
Riding Type Cross Country
Rider Unisex
Sizes and Geometry
16, 18, 19, 20, 22 View Geometry
Size 16 18 19 20 22
Top Tube Length 23 23.5 24 24.5 25.5
Head Tube Angle 70° 70° 70° 70° 70°
Head Tube Length 4.3 4.7 4.9 5.1 5.5
Seat Tube Angle 75° 75° 75° 75° 75°
Seat Tube Length 16 18 19 20 22
Bottom Bracket Height 13.2 13.2 13.2 13.2 13.2
Chainstay Length 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5
Wheelbase 44 44.5 45 45.5 46.5
Standover 29.7 31 31.5 32.1 33.3
Reach 16.7 17 17.5 17.9 18.8
Stack 23.2 23.6 23.8 24 24.3
Wheel Size 29"
Frame Material Other
Frame Material Details Race Light Scandium 6069
Rear Travel 100mm
Rear Shock Rock Shox Monarch RL
Fork Rock Shox XC 32 TK
Fork Travel 100mm
Head Tube Diameter Tapered
Headset FSA No.57B-1
Handlebar Kona XC/BC Riser
Stem Kona XC/Road
Grips Kona Race Light LOG
Brakes Avid Elixir 1 Calipers with 180mm Front and 160mm Rear Avid G2 Rotors
Brake Levers Avid Elixir 1
Shifters Sram X5
Front Derailleur Sram X7
Rear Derailleur Sram X7
Cranks Sram X5
Chainrings 38/24 Tooth
Bottom Bracket Sram X5
Pedals Shimano M505 Clipless
Chain Sram PC1031
Cassette Sram PG1030 11-36 Tooth 10-Speed
Rims WTB SX23
Hubs Formula
Spokes Stainless 14g
Tires Maxxis Ikon 29"x2.2"
Saddle WTB Volt Sport
Seatpost Kona Double Clamp with Offset
Seatpost Diameter
Seatpost Clamp Kona Quick Release
Rear Dropout / Hub Dimensions 142mmx12mm
Max. Tire Size
Bottle Cage Mounts Yes
Colors White with Black and Lime
Weight N/A
Price $1,899
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