FREERANGE

BIG ROVE

KONA CROMOLY COMPACT REAR TRIANGLE INTERNAL HEADSET 29" WHEELS LIFETIME WARRANTY
The Rove started this whole thing—the non-cyclocross cyclocross bike, if you will. We took what we’d found in the original Rove design and pushed it more towards the mountain realm. The Big Rove is our non-mountain bike mountain bike, designed for 2.0 tires and fenders. Take it on singletrack, shred the grocery-store run, blast down the interurban and ride through rough roads with ease. The frame geometry is slightly longer than our Dew bikes to allow a shorter stem, providing a stable and responsive more upright position for the rider. Big Rove – go anywhere.
  • SRAM 10-speed drivetrain X7 Type II RD
  • SRAM X5 2x crank for super wide gearing
  • Tektro HDC-290 hydraulic brakes
  • Schwalbe Big Apple 2.0 29” tires

SPECS

Frame Material Kona Cromoly Butted
Sizes 49, 53, 56, 59, 61cm
Rear Shock n/a
Fork Kona Project Two Disc
Crankarms SRAM X5
Chainrings 28/42t
B/B SRAM GXP
Pedals n/a
Chain KMC X10
Freewheel SRAM PG1030 11-36t 10spd
F/D SRAM Via Centro
R/D SRAM X7 Type 2
Shifters SRAM X5
Brake Calipers Tektro HDC-M290
Front Brake Rotor Tektro HDC-M290 160mm
Front Brake Rotor Tektro HDC-M290 160mm
Brake Levers Tektro HDC-M290
Headset ZST No.10
Handlebar Kona XC/BC
Stem Kona XC/Road
Seatpost Kona Thumb w/Offset
Seat Clamp Kona Clamp
Grips Kona S-LOG
Saddle WTB Pure V Comp
Front Hub Shimano Deore
Rear Hub Shimano Deore
Spokes Stainless 15g fr / 14g rr
Rims WTB SX19
Front Tire Schwalbe Big Apple 700x50c
Rear Tire Schwalbe Big Apple 700x50c
Paint Color Black w/Off-White & Silver
Extras n/a

TECHNOLOGY

FREERANGE

These are the bikes made to go everywhere, imbued with the ability to turn you into an everywhere riding animal. From the deep snows of wintery climes to the warm sand of beachy ones to the big wild world of singletrack, gravel fire roads and bumpy pavement in between, in our ever-growing Freerange platform you’ll find exceedingly detail-oriented and well-designed bikes able to do it all. Ride free, good cycling person. Ride free.

KONA CROMOLY

For 2015, you'll find the simplicity, strength, comfort, resilience and playfulness of Kona Cromoly interspersed throughout our road- and mountain-bike platforms. Very few materials offer as much shock absorption, durability and supple-ride characteristics as steel. We’ve never strayed from cycling’s original material and have worked tirelessly to adapt, refine and innovate Kona Cromoly framesets as rider demands continue to evolve.

COMPACT REAR TRIANGLE

Short chainstays and seatstays provide a perfect balance of stability and power transfer when out of the saddle and pedaling hard. Shorter seatstays also have less deflection during braking and accelerate faster than longer stays. A more compact rear triangle also helps the bike to negotiate tight-twisting sections of trail. The Honzo, Operator and Process 111 are good examples of 2015 bikes with incredibly compact rear triangles: quick, aggressive in corners, easy to maneuver and laterally stiff.

INTERNAL HEADSET

The major benefit of an internal headset, whereby the bearing cups are actually pressed into the frame and are easily removable, is the extra layer of protection it provides the bearings against the elements. Additionally, the bearings are commonly available angular contact bearings, which are easily and inexpensively replaced. An internal headset also reduces stack height, so the height of the stem and bars are more adjustable, giving the rider the best fit possible.

LIFETIME WARRANTY

New for 2015! Register a new 2015 Kona bike within three months of purchase, and the original owner qualifies the Kona frame for a free Lifetime Warranty. Note: this does not apply to Kona Carbon models.

ONE YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY ON COMPLETE BICYCLE

Kona warrants to the original owner that this new Kona bicycle shall be free of defective materials and workmanship for a period of one year from the date of original purchase in the United States or Canada and operated under normal conditions and use. During this one-year period, Kona shall repair or replace, at its sole option, all parts that are found by Kona to be defective and subject to this limited warranty. The original owner shall pay all labor charges connected with the repair or replacement of all parts.

LIFETIME LIMITED WARRANTY ON BICYCLE FRAME

When warranty on non-carbon Kona bikes and frames is NOT registered within three months of purchase, Kona warrants to the original owner that the frame of this new Kona bicycle purchased from an authorized Kona dealer shall be free of defective materials or workmanship for a three-year period. IF THE WARRANTY IS REGISTERED WITH KONA WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE PURCHASE OF THE BICYCLE, THE WARRANTY IS EXTENDED FOR THE LIFETIME OF THE ORIGINAL OWNER, with the exception of carbon bikes and frames. During warranty period, Kona shall repair or replace, at its sole option, the bicycle frame if Kona determines the frame is defective and subject to this limited warranty. The original owner shall pay all labor and shipping charges connected with the repair or replacement of the bicycle frame. Please see the Kona owner’s manual, provided with your bicycle, for additional information.

Note: this Limited Lifetime Warranty applies to purchases from Kona U.S.A., Kona Canada and Kona Europe.

GEOMETRY

mm   |   inches   |   sizing chart
  Size 49 53 56 59 61
1 Reach 402 408 413 421 428
2 Stack 569 583 599 618 642
3 HT Angle 70.5 70.5 71 71 71
4 HT Length 115 130 150 170 195
5 ST Angle 74.5 74 73.5 73 72.5
6 ST Length 440 480 510 540 560
7 CS Length 440 440 440 440 440
8 BB Drop 62 62 57 57 57
9 Wheelbase 1065 1076 1083 1098 1113
10 Front Center 633 643 649 664 679
11 Fork Length 435 435 435 435 435
12 Fork Offset 45 45 45 45 45
13 TT Length 560 575 590 610 630
14 Standover 765 785 810 830 850
  Size 49 53 56 59 61
1 Reach 15.8 16.1 16.3 16.6 16.9
2 Stack 22.4 23 23.6 24.3 25.3
3 HT Angle 70.5 70.5 71 71 71
4 HT Length 4.5 5.1 5.9 6.7 7.7
5 ST Angle 74.5 74 73.5 73 72.5
6 ST Length 17.3 18.9 20.1 21.3 22
7 CS Length 17.3 17.3 17.3 17.3 17.3
8 BB Drop 2.4 2.4 2.2 2.2 2.2
9 Wheelbase 41.9 42.4 42.6 43.2 43.8
10 Front Center 24.9 25.3 25.6 26.1 26.7
11 Fork Length 17.1 17.1 17.1 17.1 17.1
12 Fork Offset 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8
13 TT Length 22 22.6 23.2 24 24.8
14 Standover 30.1 30.9 31.9 32.7 33.5

ROAD/CX/ASPHALT

Height/Inches Height/Metric Inseam/Inches Inseam/Metric Road CX Asphalt
4'10" - 5'1" 147 - 155 cm 25" - 27" 64 - 69 cm   47 cm 46 cm
5'0" - 5'3" 152 - 160 cm 26" - 28" 66 - 71 cm 49 cm 47/49 cm 46/49 cm
5'2" - 5'7" 157 - 170 cm 27" - 29" 69 - 74 cm 49/52/53 cm 49/53 cm 49/53 cm
5'6" - 5'11" 168 - 180 cm 29" - 31" 74 - 79 cm 53/54/56 cm 53/56 cm 53/56 cm
5'10" - 6'3" 178 - 190 cm 31" - 33" 79 - 84 cm 56/58/59 cm 56/59 cm 56/59 cm
6'2" - 6'5" 188 - 196 cm 33" - 36" 84 - 91 cm 61 cm 61/63cm 61 cm

MTB/ALL MOUNTAIN/GRAVITY

Height/Inches Height/Metric Inseam/Inches Inseam/Metric MTB XC All Mountain/Enduro Gravity
4'10" - 5'1" 147 - 155 cm 24" - 27" 61 - 69 cm 13/15 Small Small
5'0" - 5'3" 152 - 160 cm 26" - 29" 66 - 74 cm 13/15/16 Small Small
5'2" - 5'7" 157 - 170 cm 27" - 30" 69 - 76 cm 13/15/16/17 Small/Medium Small/Medium
5'6" - 5'10" 168 - 178 cm 29" - 31" 74 - 79 cm 15/16/17/18 Small/Medium Small/Medium
5'9" - 6'0" 175 - 183 cm 30" - 33" 76 - 84 cm 17/18/19 Medium/Large Medium/Large
5'11" - 6'2" 180 - 188 cm 32" - 35" 81 - 89 cm 18/19/20/21 Large/XL Medium/Large
6'1" - 6'5" 185 - 196 cm 33" - 36" 84 - 91 cm 19/20/21/22 Large/XL Large

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