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Bottom end Kona. Take it for what it is.

Advantages: Quick, nippy, lightweight bike.
Disadvantages: Ride it too hard and it will break.

Kona build some brilliant bikes... freeride, downhill, cross country, road and recreational. The Kona Fire Mountain is recreational also marketed as an entry-level Cross Country mountain bike. I bought the 2005 model for £450 in Halfords but I've seen the ...

hilltophoody 06.02.2006 · Read full review
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kona firemountain

Advantages: exelent value for money, very strong can take some abuse
Disadvantages: the overall bike is quite heavy, and has bad saddle

I bought the 2005 model Fire Mountain in the beginning of last year. I rode it XC for a good 3 months after purchase. The bike performed well, has a good gear ratio (has capability to go extremely fast, and get up the steepest of hills). But the comfort w ...

090pete6000 09.04.2006 · Read full review
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Cinder Cone matures with age

Advantages: Fork with lockout, hydraulic disc brakes and rigid FSA crankset
Disadvantages: No travel adjustment on fork, lighter options for the money

This review scrutinises the Kona Cinder Cone 2007. Frame tubing Kona All-Mountain Butted Aluminum Fork Marzocchi Mz with Lock out braze-ons 2 bottles, fender, Disc brake tabs Headset TH Crankarms FSA Alpha Drive Powerdrive Chainrings 44/32/22 B/B ...

CHDaly 28.09.2007 · Read full review
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Bombproof hardtail from Canada

Advantages: Robust build and a superb frame
Disadvantages: Average forks brakes and cranks. Also not the lightest

Buy this bike for probalby the best do it all hardtal frame at this price point. While it is a little bit heavy for a proper cross country hardtail it more than makes up for this with its versatility. The frame is beatifully stiff and tracks well through ...

bobbit139 25.08.2008 · Read full review
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Kona Cinder Cone 2004

Advantages: Inexpensive, Respected Brand, Cool
Disadvantages: Some components need upgrading (but thats the fun 'aint it)

The 2004 Cinder kone by Canadian Northshore manufacture's is uphholding a long tradition of stiff, light(ish) hardtail xc bikes. Previous cinder cones were steel but this model makes the transaction to 7005 butted aluminium , which saves weight without lo ...

mrchriswill 02.03.2005 · Read full review
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