Process 153 CR/DL 29

Available as Frame w/RS Super Deluxe RCT shock & Kona axle
$3099 USD CONTACT YOUR KONA DEALER
This bike is simply awesome. It’s everything we’ve ever wanted in a trail bike. Our revered Process CR DL gets the wagon wheel treatment aboard WTB KOM Trail 29” rims. A RockShox Lyrik RC2 fork up front and Super Deluxe Debonair RCT shock in the back make for the plushest of descents. You’ll be moving fast, so we’ve added SRAM Code brakes for maximum stopping power. As the Griswold’s would say, “She’s a beaut, Clark!”
  • Frame Material: Kona DH Carbon w/ 6061 Aluminum Chainstays
  • Wheels: WTB KOM Trail i29 27.5” TCS rims
  • Suspension Platform: Beamer
  • Front/Rear Suspension: 160mm/153mm
  • Rear Shock: RockShox Super Deluxe RCT Debonair
  • Fork: RockShox Lyrik RC2 160mm
  • Crankset: SRAM Descendant Carbon DUB
  • Drivetrain: SRAM XO1 Eagle 12spd
  • Brakes: SRAM Code RSC with 200mm front / 200mm rear rotor
  • Seat Post: RockShox Reverb w/1x Remote Lever
  • Cockpit: Kona 35mm Bar/Stem with Kona Lock-on Key Grip
  • Front Tire: Maxxis DHF 2.5” WT TR/3C/EXO tires
  • Rear tire: Maxxis DHF 2.3” TR/3C/EXO tires
  • Saddle: WTB Volt Pro

SPECIFICATIONS

Frame Material Kona DH Carbon w/ 6061 Aluminum Chain Stays 153mm Travel
Sizes M, L, XL
Rear Shock RockShox Super Deluxe RCT Trunnion
Fork RockShox Lyrik RC2 Charger 2 DebonAir 160mm Tapered 110mm Spacing
Crankarms SRAM Descendant Carbon DUB
Chainrings 32t X-Sync Eagle
B/B SRAM DUB PF92
Pedals n/a
Chain SRAM GX-Eagle
Freewheel SRAM X01-Eagle 10-50t 12spd
Chainguide n/a
F/D n/a
R/D SRAM X01-Eagle
Shifters SRAM X01-Eagle
Brake Calipers SRAM Code RSC
Front Brake Rotor SRAM Centerline 200mm
Rear Brake Rotor SRAM Centerline 200mm
Brake Levers SRAM Code RSC
Headset FSA Orbit 1.5 E ZS
Handlebar Kona XC/BC 35
Stem Kona XC/BC 35
Seatpost Rock Shox Reverb w/1x Remote Lever 31.6mm
Seat Clamp Kona Clamp
Grips Kona Key Grip
Saddle WTB Volt Pro
Front Hub SRAM S900 110x15mm
Rear Hub SRAM S900 148x12mm
Spokes Stainless Black 14g
Rims WTB KOM Trail TCS
Front Tire Maxxis Minion DHF EXO TR 3C 29x2.5"
Rear Tire Maxxis Minion DHF EXO TR 3C 29x2.3"
Paint Color Gloss Desert Tan w/ Black, Lipstick, & Cream Decals
Extras n/a

All specifications are subject to change without notice

GEOMETRY mminches

  Size M L XL
1 ST Length 406 450 482
2 TT Length 603 632 671
3 Reach 450 475 510
4 Stack 612 621 630
5 Standover 702 702 701
6 HT Angle 66.0 66.0 66.0
7 HT Length 90 100 110
8 ST Angle 76.0 75.8 75.7
9 CS Length 425 425 425
10 BB Drop 29 29 29
11 BB Height 346 346 346
12 Wheelbase 1189 1218 1258
13 Front Center 766 795 834
14 Fork Length 571 571 571
15 Fork Offset 51 51 51
  Size M L XL
1 ST Length 16.0 17.7 19.0
2 TT Length 23.7 24.9 26.4
3 Reach 17.7 18.7 20.1
4 Stack 24.1 24.4 24.8
5 Standover 27.6 27.6 27.6
6 HT Angle 66.0 66.0 66.0
7 HT Length 3.5 3.9 4.3
8 ST Angle 76.0 75.8 75.7
9 CS Length 16.7 16.7 16.7
10 BB Drop 1.1 1.1 1.1
11 BB Height 13.6 13.6 13.6
12 Wheelbase 46.8 48.0 49.5
13 Front Center 30.2 31.3 32.8
14 Fork Length 22.5 22.5 22.5
15 Fork Offset 2.0 2.0 2.0
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 CARBON

Designed to be lightweight and built to demanding standards. Carbon fiber has long been praised for its weight and strength, but rather than chase grams, we place our efforts on the performance that is possible when the right high-modulus fibers are in the right places. Our designers work very closely with our manufacturer to ensure there is no compromise to the desired ride characteristics, durability and – finally – weight stipulations that we expect from our bikes.

Models: Honzo CR Trail DL, Honzo CR Trail, Honzo CR Race, Hei Hei Race Supreme, Hei Hei Race DL, Hei Hei Race, Hei Hei Supreme, Hei Hei DL, Hei Hei Trail Supreme, Hei Hei Trail DL, Hei Hei Trail, Jake the Snake CR, Zing CR, Zone LTD

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

12x148mm 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

BEAMER INDEPENDENT SUSPENSION

Built to be off-the-top progressive, Beamer Independent Suspension helps the bike to stay higher in the travel and recover from hits more quickly. The Operators are instilled with what our product managers like to call “pure shock movement,” whereby the shock is protected from side load. Designed to be highly tuneable and extremely durable, the Beamer IS is our version of greased lightning.

Models: Supreme Operator, Operator DL, Operator, Stinky 24

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