Kona Operator Downhill Full Suspension

5/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $3299.00

Product Description

Last year we launched our new Operator platform with one purpose: ride the bejesus out of the world's downhill tracks all week, race the hell out of them on Sunday, then do it every weekend forever. It starts with a wholly rejuvenated version of our famed Walking Beam 4-Bar suspension system. The design features incredibly plush and durable oversized axle pivots and bearings, combined with low standover and a modern, balanced riding position. We've taken everything we've learned from our World-Championship-winning Stab and created a bike that speeds into a new era of downhill riding. It's easy to maintain, with a supple and deep rear suspension feel designed for The Long Sweet Ride, so it's no surprise Dirt Magazine called it "bang on." To make it even better we shortened the rear chainstays by 12mm.

  • Fox Van RC rear shock
  • SRAM drivetrain
  • Avid Code R brakes
  • RockShox Boxxer Race 200mm w/20mm TA fork

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    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by RPS a Downhiller from Toronto, Canada

    Date Reviewed: November 20, 2011

    Strengths:    Very stable and nimble. Suspension is plush and works very well. Not too heavy and easy to pedal. Easy to jump, handles rough terrain and drops with ease. Picks up speed very quickly and encourages fast riding. It corners really well too.

    Weaknesses:    None so far.

    Bottom Line:   
    Amazing value for the money. The bike looks great, is easy to ride, and inspires confidence. The suspension works very well and feels great. My favorite bike of the others used above.

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    Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

    Price Paid:    $3199.00

    Purchased At:   Bow Cycle, Calgary

    Similar Products Used:   Trek Session 88, Norco A-Line, Norco Shore, Rocky Mountain Flatline.

    Bike Setup:   Stock with Boxxer RC, Fox Van RC, Avid Code R, X7/X9

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