Kona drop-bar bikes range: which model is right for you?

Kona bike range
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If you're in the market for a gravel bike from a brand with serious off-road pedigree, you could do a lot, lot worse than Kona Bikes.

Founded in 1988 by Dan Gerhard and Jacob Helibron in the Canadian city of Vancouver, the duo honed their bike-building skills on British Columbia's thrilling mountain bike scene.

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Luke Friend has worked as a writer, editor and copywriter for twenty five years. Across books, magazines and websites, he's covered a broad range of topics for a range of clients including Major League Baseball, the National Trust and the NHS. He has an MA in Professional Writing from Falmouth University and is a qualified bicycle mechanic. He has been a cycling enthusiast from an early age, partly due to watching the Tour de France on TV. He's a keen follower of bike racing to this day as well as a regular road and gravel rider.