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Kona Hula Kids

4/5 (4 Reviews)
MSRP : $449.00


Product Description

We think kids should be able to go most everywhere their parents do. Up hills, into the woods and back again. The Hula is the go-everywhere kids' bike, perfect for ages eight to twelve. Triple chainrings, great standover so they don't squish valuable kid parts, and mini-human components that work: springy shocks, comfortable seat, snappy brakes and reliable shifters. Freedom comes with cool graphics too and different paint for girls and boys.

  • Spinner Grind 1 fork
  • 24-inch wheels
  • Two different colorways
  • Shimano drivetrain


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    Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Greg a Weekend Warrior from Prior Lake Mn USA

    Date Reviewed: November 28, 2011

    Strengths:    My 8 year old says: "I like how it shifts. It's not hard, it's easy. I still wish I had those push shifters (rapid fire). I like the handling. I like the sloping top tube too. It's easier to get on the bike. I like the wheel size. Brakes are awesome. It skids the best. Best thing is it just rides through the obstacles.

    Weaknesses:    8 year old says: "I don't like the shocks. They don't give you anything. It's your body that is the shock. I don't like the weight. It's too heavy when I crash going uphill. It's too heavy to haul up the hill"

    Bottom Line:   
    my 8 year old says: "I would recommend this to my friends. Bike is very fast. It turns through the track so good. The shock will not wear in. It is just stiff. I like how it rolls. You can walk this bike very easily if you have to walk it anywhere. I can keep up with my cousins who all have 26" wheels on the single track courses with my Dad. This bike goes up and over stuff really easily. You don't work so hard with this bike. Get this bike and keep it in good shape!"

    See the hula in action here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6gTlyPfltM

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    Favorite Trail:   Lebanon

    Duration Product Used:   6 months

    Price Paid:    $339.00

    Purchased At:   Michael's Cycles

    Similar Products Used:   N/A

    Bike Setup:   all stock. green and white. right out of the magazine page.

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:3
    Submitted by pablos diablos a Weekend Warrior from england

    Date Reviewed: August 6, 2007

    Strengths:    shape, quality frame, colour

    Weaknesses:    forks, wheels

    Bottom Line:   
    my son loves this bike its bringing his skills on no end. it looks great in dragster orange. the forks and wheels are on the heavy side and the forks arnt very plush with a clunky top out(maybe my pace 36s are spoiling me).all in all good fun and confidance inspiring for the boy.

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    Favorite Trail:   barry knows best

    Duration Product Used:   6 months

    Price Paid:    $400.00

    Purchased At:   lbs

    Similar Products Used:   kona explosif

    Bike Setup:   stock with xt rear derailier

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by madeline buss a Racer from Hillsboro,OR,USA

    Date Reviewed: August 15, 2005

    Strengths:    changing the back draler is easy.the bracks are very easy to pull.it has a good shoke exborber on the front.it is light.

    Weaknesses:    hard to chang front draler.

    Bottom Line:   
    it has very good handuling

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    Favorite Trail:   Browns camp

    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Price Paid:    $300.00

    Purchased At:   Olsen's bike shope

    Similar Products Used:   Giant mx 125 that somebody stoled.

    Bike Setup:   quick rales front tire.

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Erin Middleton a Cross Country Rider from Ft. Saskatchewan,Alberta,Can.

    Date Reviewed: March 11, 2005

    Strengths:    nice x-c configuration, easy shifting,Quick release seat post,
    very capable Kids X-C bike , and its a KONA


    Weaknesses:    RST fork is not so High tech,frame could be built up with higher zoot parts but then it would be to expensive and kids outgrow bikes anyways.

    Bottom Line:   
    Great value to get your child on a capable X-C style ,aluminum framed,24 in. wheel bike. She likes the color, we can put clipless pedals on it so she can learn young and it's a KONA just like big brothers Race hardtail. Get your kids riding X-C.
    The cycling disciplines that require fitness ,training, goal
    setting,etc. will go a long way to build confidence,self esteem , and help get them through adolesence with the least pain . Kona Hula is a great bike to start with.

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    Favorite Trail:   Fernie X-C race course

    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Price Paid:    $400.00

    Purchased At:   River Valley Cycle

    Similar Products Used:   Norco mini mountaineer

    Bike Setup:   stock

    Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

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    Kona Hula, buy 2009 or wait for 2011?

    I can't find a 2010 Hula anywhere and the 2011s come out in 2 weeks or so, probably not delivered until a month maybe? However, I found a Kona dealer about 4 hours away that has 3 2009s, 2 of the red and 1 of the purple. We are going through there next week on vacation and could pick it up ... Read More »

    Kona Hula and a little fellow's shifting woes....

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