GRAVITY

PRECEPT 200

KONA 7005 ALUMINUM BUTTED INTERNAL HEADSET TAPERED HEADTUBE SWINGER INDEPENDENT SUSPENSION 26" WHEELS LIFETIME WARRANTY
Because gravity bikes can often be a pricey, fairly gluttonous add to the bike quiver, we introduce the all-new Precept 200, a smart-performing, intelligently priced 200mm downhill bike specifically oriented towards those looking to jump into the gravity game without breaking the bank. The Precept 200 uses our proven Swinger Independent Suspension for reliably plush travel in a package that’s laterally stiff, durable and able to eat up the rough and tumble of the DH world—no questions asked. Featuring very similar geometry as our proven Operator platform, dive into gravity with confidence on the new Precept 200.
  • Proven SRAM Code R brakeset
  • RockShox Domain 200mm dual crown fork
  • Tried and true Sun MTX 33 rims
  • Maxxis DHF DH casing 26-inch tires

SPECS

Frame Material Kona DH 7005 Aluminum 200mm Travel
Sizes S, M, L
Rear Shock RockShox Kage R
Fork RockShox Domain R Dual Crown 200mm 20mm DO
Crankarms Truvativ Ruktion
Chainrings 34t
B/B Truvativ Howitzer
Pedals Kona Wah Wah
Chain KMC X10
Freewheel SRAM PG1020 11-36t 10spd
F/D N/A
R/D SRAM X7 Type 2
Shifters SRAM X5
Brake Calipers Avid Code RAvid Code R
Front Brake Rotor Avid G2 Clean Sweep 200mm
Rear Brake Rotor Avid G2 Clean Sweep 180mm
Brake Levers Avid Code R
Headset FSA Orbit 1.5B ZS No.57B-1
Handlebar Kona DH
Stem Kona Jerk
Seatpost Kona OB
Seat Clamp Kona Clamp
Grips Kona S-LOG
Saddle WTB Volt Sport SE 250
Front Hub Formula 20mm
Rear Hub Formula 157x12mm
Spokes Sandvik Stainless 14g
Rims Sun MTX33 Sleeved
Front Tire Maxxis DHF DH 26x2.5"
Rear Tire Maxxis DHF DH 26x2.5"
Paint Color Matt Orange & Black w/Silver and White
Extras n/a

TECHNOLOGY

GRAVITY

At Kona we’ve been making gravity bikes since the beginning of gravity bikes. We’ve always had a passion for making fast, competent rides, and we also create bikes that enable the rider to take it to the next level. With the launch of our carbon Operator series, we’ve hit the sweet spot. Capable of wowing the crowd at the Red Bull Rampage, to contesting the podium at World Cup DH events, to the great opportunities of gravity riding in between, the Operator returns as one of the lightest, most playful DH bikes on the market today. For those especially budget conscience but looking to jump into the downhill game, we offer the all-new Precept 200, our first Swinger Independent Suspension downhill bike, specifically designed for those who don’t want to sacrifice performance but are looking for something somewhat subtler on the pocket book.

KONA 6061 ALUMINUM BUTTED

Kona 7005 and 6061 Aluminum alloys are used extensively throughout our fleet of mountain and asphalt bicycles. A tough, durable, affordable, light alloy, both Kona 7005 and 6061 deliver fantastic, reliable performance that lasts for thousands of rides. Much of our 7005/6061 tubing is butted and/or formed, meaning the tubing’s wall thickness can be increased or decreased, as well as shaped, allowing us to fine-tune a particular frame’s strength and ride characteristics depending on its intended application.

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.

TAPERED HEADTUBE

Aside from improving the aesthetic, due to its cleaner lines and smooth transition between the fork crown and the headset cover, tapered headtubes also offer a more solid interface between forks with tapered steertubes and the bicycle frame itself, thanks to more weld contact area. More girth at the bottom of the headtube better distributes shock force, prolonging the bearing life of the headset itself, eliminates brake shudder, all while providing positive steering performance. The inherent strength of its triangular design also means a stronger steering position and improved balance, giving the rider more control in rough terrain. A zero-stack, tapered headtube also puts strength where the load is going—into the lower headset cup—maximizing bearing durability where it’s needed.

SWINGER INDEPENDENT SUSPENSION

Featured on the recreational-oriented Precept line of Trail bikes, and the new Precept 200 DH bike, Kona’s Swinger configuration allows us to smartly increase standover and optimize the leverage rate for both Trail and Gravity riding in a way that we couldn’t have done with other configurations. It retains the same advantages and performance features as our other designs, but at a more affordable price.

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 S M L
1 Reach 389 422 451
2 Stack 585 594 612
3 HT Angle 65.0 65.0 65.0
4 HT Length 100 110 130
5 ST Angle 77.0 77.0 77.0
6 ST Length 417 417 417
7 CS Length 420 420 420
8 BB Drop -10 -10 -10
9 Wheelbase 1141 1178 1216
10 Front Center 721 758 796
11 Fork Length 568 568 568
12 Fork Offset 42 42 42
13 TT Length 521 557 590
14 Standover 690 690 690
  Size S M L
1 Reach 15.3 16.6 17.8
2 Stack 23.0 23.4 24.1
3 HT Angle 65.0 65.0 65.0
4 HT Length 3.9 4.3 5.1
5 ST Angle 77.0 77.0 77.0
6 ST Length 16.4 16.4 16.4
7 CS Length 16.5 16.5 16.5
8 BB Drop -0.4 -0.4 -0.4
9 Wheelbase 44.9 46.4 47.9
10 Front Center 28.4 29.8 31.3
11 Fork Length 22.4 22.4 22.4
12 Fork Offset 1.7 1.7 1.7
13 TT Length 20.5 21.9 23.2
14 Standover 27.2 27.2 27.2

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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