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Fluffbomb said:
Never hear anything about them. Anybody got one? Whats are they like?

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I have one. well a frame actually. haven't built it yet so i don't know how it rides.
it's 'overbuilt' Ti, so word has it the frame rides more like aluminum.. it's 'freeride' for 2001, but can only handle 2.2 tires in the back.. i'm looking forward to building it though!
 

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Fluffbomb said:
Never hear anything about them. Anybody got one? Whats are they like?

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Titanium frame... sloping top tube; oversize down tube and gusseting built as a freeride bike. Not really sure why Kona decided to use Ti to build a bike that is suppose to take abuse. Too expensive and quite rare if you can find one. Kona didn`t make many... maybe 30-35 frames.

I`m not sure I`d use it for any major hucking though. I`d be very sad to break such a nice frame. The bullit type drop outs are the same as the King Kahuna`s with rear disc capability. The gusseting is heavier then the KK`s and is only situated on the down tube. Built in the same factory as the KK... Titanium Sports in Wa, USA from Sandvik 3-2.5 tubing. I think it may also have a beefier head tube. Perhaps you`ve seen this... SCORE

Also check out THIS for more pics at different angles. Some lucky sod bought one.

Hey Nony Moose - show us some pix... please!
 

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top_ring said:
Hey Nony Moose - show us some pix... please!
this is where I'm at right now...
it's almost too pretty to build..
I managed to get the CK Sour Apple Green headset and matching disc hubs for the build as well which look KILLER with the glow-in-the-dark green decals!


 

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That`s very nice. It looks new. What size is that frame? I like the green - nice touch. Perhaps some RF green crank arms?
 

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Nice!

Thats a very nice frame! :D

Not normally a fan of green but I think that frame would look nice decked out in green bits.

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