Kona Hei Hei XC Full Suspension

4.67/5 (3 Reviews)
MSRP : $3699.00


Product Description

One of the world's most trusted, durable XC suspension bikes returns refined to blast the world's great pantheon of singletrack a new one. Outfitted with Fox's new boost valve RP23 rear shock, which improves suspension performance with better compression damping, we've also added numerous new features to hop up the base model Hei Hei. A new, lighter RockShox SID Race 80mm front fork, new cable routings and internal headset for a more robust front end. For the true definition, look up Hei Hei in your Hawaiian dictionary.

  • Frame tubing: Kona Scandium Race Butted
  • Rear Shock: Fox Float RP2
  • Fork: Rockshox SID RACE 80mm travel
  • Pedals: Shimano PD-M520 Clipless
  • Chain: Shimano CN-HG53
  • Shifters: Shimano Deore XT
  • Handlebar: RaceFace Evolve Low Riser XC
  • Stem: RaceFace Evolve XC
  • Grips: Kona RACE LIGHT
  • Tires: Maxxis CrossMark 26x2.1 Kevlar


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    Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Oli Futrell a Cross Country Rider from Holmfirth, Yorkshire England

    Date Reviewed: January 19, 2009

    Strengths:    Super lightweight anround 10kg. Pedals great with propedal on. Usies its travel perfectly. Superfast.

    Weaknesses:    Forks are scary. The sid race flexs like mad and i have just had to send mine off because they have broken internally. Warranty is covering it though.

    Bottom Line:   
    This bike is brilliant. The weight and pedaling ability is superb as you fly up the hills and knock minutes off your PB's. Although there is only 65mm of travel at the rear you wouldn't know as it uses it optimumly. You will be amazed how much it actually does. I raced it in my first ever xc event and finished 3rd in the Midlands xc. I would recomend putting a pair of nobby nics 1.8 inch tyres on it as it makes it super fast through anything and means you can ride straight through the deepest bogs. Absolutley love it.

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    Favorite Trail:   All steep and hilly ones.

    Duration Product Used:   6 months

    Price Paid:    $1150.00

    Purchased At:   Pedal on

    Similar Products Used:   Giant reign XO

    Bike Setup:   Stock.

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by JOSE AVILA a Cross Country Rider from QUITO, ECUADOR

    Date Reviewed: December 19, 2007

    Strengths:    Light weight, suspension works great, really confortable and handles great on decents and a good climber. Its a fast bike !!!!!!

    Weaknesses:    None found yet

    Bottom Line:   
    For the price paid this bike is really awesome. It not only provides a confortable ride but the bike handles really good. Comes with a R.S. Reba Race fork that works great on roots and rocks. A great climber as well. I feel very confident on how it grips the trial. I really enjoy riding this bike.

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    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Price Paid:    $2000.00


    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by Cody from Canada

    Date Reviewed: October 11, 2007

    Strengths:    Super light and looks amazing. Suspension feels like a DH rig on the decents.

    Weaknesses:    The bike is a little flexy. Can't tune the shock not to bob when pedaling hard. My old Element was super efficient but the Kona isn't nearly as efficient.

    Bottom Line:   
    This bike is super light (frame under 5 lbs). Looks amazing. Bombs decents and carves corners a new one. Really good value for what you get. I wish the bike pedaled a little better but its still smoking fast. Bottom line...almost as fast as it looks!

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    Duration Product Used:   6 months

    Price Paid:    $2000.00

    Purchased At:   RVC

    Similar Products Used:   Trel Fuel 98, Rocky Mountain Element.

    Bike Setup:   Sid Team with remote, full XT drivetrain and brakes, raceface duce cranks, bar, stem and post. FSA xc300 wheels.

    Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

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