Jake the Snake

2019 2018
$1699 USD BUY NOW
The working man’s privateer steed, the Jake the Snake is the go-to bike for Cyclocross racers and hard core commuters alike. The legendary Jake the Snake features aggressive racing geometry in a tough yet light aluminum frame and a full carbon flat mount disc fork, and is accompanied by tubeless ready wheels, a SRAM Apex 1x11 drivetrain, and TRP hydraulic disc brakes.

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  • Frame Material: Kona Race Light 6061 Aluminum Butted frame
  • Fork: Kona Full Carbon Flat mount CX Race Disc
  • Wheels: WTB ST i19 700c TCS
  • Crankset: FSA Gossamer Compact 1x MegaExo
  • Drivetrain: SRAM Apex 11spd
  • Brakes: SRAM Apex w/ TRP HY/RD C 160mm front / 160mm rear rotor
  • Seat Post: Kona Thumb w/Offset
  • Cockpit: Kona Road Bar/stem
  • Front Tire: Vittoria Terreno Mix TNT 700x33c
  • Rear tire: Vittoria Terreno Mix TNT 700x33c
  • Saddle: WTB Volt Sport

SPECIFICATIONS

Frame Material Kona Race Light 6061 Aluminum Butted
Sizes 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, 58
Rear Shock n/a
Fork Kona Carbon Cross
Crankarms FSA Gossamer Compact 1x MegaExo
Chainrings 40t
B/B FSA 6200 68mm
Pedals n/a
Chain SRAM PC1110
Freewheel SRAM PG1130 11-32t 11spd
Chainguide n/a
F/D n/a
R/D SRAM Apex
Shifters SRAM Apex
Brake Calipers TRP HY/RD C
Front Brake Rotor TRP 160mm
Rear Brake Rotor TRP 160mm
Brake Levers TRP Hydraulic
Headset FSA No.57B
Handlebar Kona Road
Stem Kona Road
Seatpost Kona Thumb w/Offset 31.6mm
Seat Clamp Kona Clamp
Grips Kona Cork Tape
Saddle WTB Volt Sport
Front Hub Formula 100x12mm
Rear Hub Formula 142x12mm
Spokes Stainless Black 14g
Rims WTB ST i19 TCS
Front Tire Vittoria Terreno Mix TNT 700x33c
Rear Tire Vittoria Terreno Mix TNT 700x33c
Paint Color Gloss Dark Gray, Gray, & Mint Green w/ Dark Gray & Mint Green Decals
Extras n/a

All specifications are subject to change without notice

GEOMETRY mminches

  Size 48 50 52 54 56 58
1 ST Length 480 500 520 540 560 580
2 TT Length 516 531 546 562 578 596
3 Reach 375 380 385 390 395 400
4 Stack 525 545 560 580 600 620
5 Standover 747 764 787 802 822 840
6 HT Angle 70.0 70.0 70.5 70.5 71.0 71.0
7 HT Length 100.6 121.8 137.9 159.1 180.2 201.4
8 ST Angle 75.0 74.5 74.0 73.5 73.0 72.5
9 CS Length 425 425 425 425 425 425
10 BB Drop 72 72 70 70 68 68
11 BB Height 280 280 282 282 284 284
12 Wheelbase 1007 1019 1026 1038 1045 1057
13 Front Center 592 604 610 622 630 641
14 Fork Length 395 395 395 395 395 395
15 Fork Offset 45 45 45 45 45 45
  Size 48 50 52 54 56 58
1 ST Length 18.9 19.7 20.5 21.3 22.0 22.8
2 TT Length 20.3 20.9 21.5 22.1 22.8 23.5
3 Reach 14.8 15.0 15.2 15.4 15.6 15.7
4 Stack 20.7 21.5 22.0 22.8 23.6 24.4
5 Standover 29.4 30.1 31.0 31.6 32.4 33.1
6 HT Angle 70.0 70.0 70.5 70.5 71.0 71.0
7 HT Length 4.0 4.8 5.4 6.3 7.1 7.9
8 ST Angle 75.0 74.5 74.0 73.5 73.0 72.5
9 CS Length 16.7 16.7 16.7 16.7 16.7 16.7
10 BB Drop 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.7
11 BB Height 11.0 11.0 11.1 11.1 11.2 11.2
12 Wheelbase 39.6 40.1 40.4 40.9 41.1 41.6
13 Front Center 23.3 23.8 24.0 24.5 24.8 25.2
14 Fork Length 15.6 15.6 15.6 15.6 15.6 15.6
15 Fork Offset 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8
KONA Geometry

SIZING + FIT

ROAD/CX/ASPHALT

Height/InchesHeight/MetricInseam/InchesInseam/MetricRoad/RoveLibreCX/SutraDews CoCo
4'10"-5'1"147-155 cm24”-27”61-69 cm46-48 cm46 cm46-48 cm46-48 cmSmall
5'0"-5'3"152-160 cm26"-29"66-74 cm48-50 cm46-49 cm48-50 cm46-49 cmSmall, Medium
5'2"-5'7"157-170 cm27"-30"69-76 cm48-52 cm49-51 cm48-52 cm48-54 cmMedium, Large
5'6"-5'10"168-178 cm29"-31"74-79 cm52-54 cm51-54 cm52-54 cm52-56 cmMedium, Large
5'9"-6'0"175-183 cm30"-33"76-84 cm52-56 cm54-55 cm52-56 cm54-59 cmLarge, XL
5'11"-6'2"180-188 cm32"-35"81-89 cm54-58 cm54-55 cm54-58 cm58-61 cmLarge, XL
6'1"-6'5"185-196 cm33"-36"84-91 cm56-58 cm55 cm56-58 cm58-61 cmXL

MTB/ALL MOUNTAIN/GRAVITY

Height/InchesHeight/MetricInseam/InchesInseam/Metric CrosstrailMTB/XC Trail/FatAll Mountain/EnduroGravity/DH
4'10"-5'1"147-155 cm24”-27”61-69 cmSmallXSXSN/A
5'0"-5'3"152-160 cm26"-29"66-74 cmSmallSmallSmallN/A
5'2"-5'7"157-170 cm27"-30"69-76 cmSmall, MediumSmall, MediumSmall/MediumMedium
5'6"-5'10"168-178 cm29"-31"74-79 cmMediumMediumMediumMedium
5'9"-6'0"175-183 cm30"-33"76-84 cmMedium, LargeMedium, LargeMedium/LargeMedium/Large
5'11"-6'2"180-188 cm32"-35"81-89 cmLarge, XLLarge, XLLarge/XLLarge/XL
6'1"-6'5"185-196 cm33"-36"84-91 cmLarge/XLLarge/XLLarge/XLLarge/XL

FEATURES

KONA RACE LIGHT 6061 ALUMINUM

Kona Race Light 7005 and 6061 are lighter, more performance-oriented fabrications of our 7005/6061 tubing. Designed to meet Kona’s discerning race specifications, Race Light 7005/6061 are custom butted to create thicker tubes at weld areas and important parts of the frame, providing incredible strength and torsional integrity to the feel of the ride. We remove wall thickness in other parts of the frameset to lighten up the bike, giving the perfect balance between quickness and stiffness.

Models: Hei Hei Race, Hei Hei, Kahuna DDL, Kahuna DL, Blast, Jake, Jake the Snake, Private Jake

INTERNAL HEADSET

Bearing cups are actually pressed into the frame and are easily removable. 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.

Models: Supreme Operator, Operator DL, Operator, Stinky 26, Process 111, Process 134, Process 134 DL, Process 153, Process 153 DL, Precept 120, Precept 130, Precept 150, Honzo AL DL, Honzo AL, Big Honzo DL, Big Honzo, Hei Hei Race Supreme, Hei Hei Race DL, Hei Hei Race, Hei Hei Supreme, Hei Hei DL, Hei Hei, Hei Hei Trail Supreme, Hei Hei Trail DL, Hei Hei Trail, Kahuna DDL, Kahuna DL, Kahuna, Big Kahuna, Lana’i, Fire Mountain, Blast, Cinder Cone, Explosif, Shred, Unit, Lava Dome, Mahuna, Wozo, Wo, Mohala, Tika, Coco, Stinky 24, Shred 24, Shred 20, Splice, Splice Deluxe, Jake, Jake the Snake, Jake the Snake CR, Private Jake, Esatto DDL, Esatto Disc, Esatto, Esatto Fast, Zone LTD, Big Rove AL, Dr Dew, Dew Deluxe, Dew Plus, Dewey, Ute, Honzo Ti Frame

TAPERED HEAD TUBE

More girth at the bottom of the head tube better distributes shock force, prolonging the bearing life of the headset itself and eliminating brake shudder, while providing confident 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 head tube also puts strength where the load is going—into the lower headset cup—maximizing bearing durability where it’s needed.

Models: Supreme Operator, Operator DL, Operator, Stinky 26, Process 111, Process 134, Process 134 DL, Process 153, Process 153 DL, Precept 120, Precept 130, Precept 150, Honzo CR Trail DL, Honzo CR Trail, Honzo CR Race, Honzo AL DL, Honzo AL, Big Honzo DL, Big Honzo, Hei Hei Race Supreme, Hei Hei Race DL, Hei Hei Race, Hei Hei Supreme, Hei Hei DL, Hei Hei, Hei Hei Trail Supreme, Hei Hei Trail DL, Hei Hei Trail, Kahuna DDL, Kahuna DL, Kahuna, Big Kahuna, Lana’i, Fire Mountain, Blast, Cinder Cone, Explosif, Shred, Mahuna, Wozo, Wo, Mohala, Tika, Stinky 24, Jake the Snake, Jake the Snake CR, Private Jake, Esatto DDL, Esatto Disc, Esatto, Esatto Fast, Roadhouse, Wheelhouse, Zing CR, Zing AL, Zone LTD, PhD, Raijin Ti Frame, Explosif Ti Frame,

TUBELESS COMPATIBLE RIMS

Tubeless rims allow for tires with more puncture resistance; the ability to run lower tire pressure, which provides better tire grip on the trail; lower rolling resistance; and weight savings over traditional tube and tire systems.

Models: Process 111, Process 134, Process 134 DL, Process 153, Process 153 DL, Honzo CR Trail DL, Honzo CR Trail, Honzo CR Race, Honzo AL DL, Big Honzo DL, Hei Hei Race Supreme, Hei Hei Race DL, Hei Hei Race, Hei Hei Supreme, Hei Hei DL, Hei Hei, Hei Hei Trail Supreme, Hei Hei Trail DL, Hei Hei Trail, Kahuna DDL, Explosif, Unit, Jake the Snake, Jake the Snake CR, Private Jake, Esatto DDL, Tonk, Zone LTD, Sutra LTD

12x142mm AXLE

12x142mm, 12x148 and 12x157 rear axle standards provide two major advantages to the Kona rider: the 12mm diameter of the rear axle provides the rear hub and frame with a stiff interface, while the 142/148/157mm outer diameter of the hub allows the wheel to be quickly and properly positioned in the frame before the rear axle is inserted. For 2017, you’ll see the 12x148 Boost standard in the mix. Boost spacing provides more tire clearance at the chainstay yoke, while the rear wheel is stiffer and more durable relative to a 12x142 thru-axle.

Models: Supreme Operator, Operator DL, Operator, Process 111, Process 134, Process 134 DL, Process 153, Process 153 DL, Honzo CR Trail DL, Honzo CR Trail, Honzo CR Race, Honzo AL DL, Honzo AL, Big Honzo DL, Big Honzo, Private Jake, Esatto DDL, Esatto Disc, Esatto Fast, Roadhouse, Wheelhouse, Zone LTD, PhD, Honzo Ti frame, Esatto Ti Disc Frame

LIFETIME WARRANTY

Register a new 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.

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