Unit

We’ve taken something so inherently simple and made it so versatile that it can only be a Kona. The Unit’s Cromoly Reynolds frame and single-speed sensibilities are a minimalist’s dream, but we wanted to take them farther. The frame and fork clearance are modified for 27.5-inch x 3.0-inch wheels for the bike packer we all want to be, while a simple swap of wheels ensures a 29-inch exploit can be had. This kind of interchangeability and utility makes the Unit the perfect choose-your-own-adventure bike.
  • Frame Material: Reynolds 520 Butted Cromoly
  • Wheel Size: 27.5 PLUS
  • Wheels: Alex MD40
  • Front Suspension: tire pressure and your arms
  • Fork: Kona Plus Fork
  • Crankset: FSA Comet
  • Drivetrain: Single Speed Bliss
  • Cockpit: Kona XC/BC Riser bar and stem, Kona Race Light LOG grips
  • Brakes: TRP Spyke
  • Front Tire: WTB Trailblazer 27.5x2.8"
  • Rear Tire: WTB Trailblazer 27.5x2.8"
  • Saddle: WTB Volt Comp

SPECIFICATIONS

Frame Material Reynolds 520 Butted Cromoly
Sizes S, M, L, XL
Rear Shock n/a
Fork Kona Plus Fork
Crankarms FSA Comet Modular
Chainrings 32t
B/B FSA 7100
Pedals Kona JackShit
Chain KMC Z610
Freewheel Joytech 18t
Chainguide n/a
F/D n/a
R/D n/a
Shifters n/a
Brake Calipers TRP Spyke
Front Brake Rotor Tektro 180mm
Rear Brake Rotor Tektro 160mm
Brake Levers Avid FR5
Headset TH ZST No.10
Handlebar Kona XC/BC Riser
Stem Kona XC/BC
Seatpost Kona Thumb w/Offset 27.2mm
Seat Clamp Kona Clamp
Grips Kona Race Light LOG
Saddle WTB Volt Comp
Front Hub Joytech 100x9mm
Rear Hub Joytech 135x10mm
Spokes Sandvik Stainless 15g fr / 14g rr
Rims Alex MD40
Front Tire WTB Trailblazer TCS 27.5x2.8"
Rear Tire WTB Trailblazer TCS 27.5x2.8"
Paint Color Matt Green/Blue
Extras n/a

GEOMETRY mminches

  SIZE S M L XL
1 ST LENGTH 370 420 470 530
2 TT LENGTH 568 596 623 656
3 REACH 404 429 453 483
4 STACK 573 582 592 601
5 STANDOVER 690 725 760 805
6 HT ANGLE 69 69 69 69
7 HT LENGTH 95 105 115 125
8 ST ANGLE 74 74 74 74
9 CS LENGTH 442 442 442 442
10 BB DROP 60 60 60 60
11 BB HEIGHT 305 305 305 305
12 WHEELBASE 1092 1121 1149 1183
13 FRONT CENTER 657 686 714 747
14 FORK LENGTH 470 470 470 470
15 FORK OFFSET 50 50 50 50
  SIZE S M L XL
1 ST LENGTH 14.6 16.5 18.5 20.9
2 TT LENGTH 22.4 23.5 24.5 25.8
3 REACH 15.9 16.9 17.8 19
4 STACK 22.6 22.9 23.3 23.7
5 STANDOVER 27.2 28.5 30 31.7
6 HT ANGLE 69 69 69 69
7 HT LENGTH 3.7 4.1 4.5 4.9
8 ST ANGLE 74 74 74 74
9 CS LENGTH 17.4 17.4 17.4 17.4
10 BB DROP 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4
11 BB HEIGHT 12 12 12 12
12 WHEELBASE 43 44.1 45.2 46.6
13 FRONT CENTER 25.9 27 28.1 29.4
14 FORK LENGTH 18.5 18.5 18.5 18.5
15 FORK OFFSET 2 2 2 2
KONA Geometry

SIZING + FIT

ROAD/CX/ASPHALT

Height/Inches Height/Metric Inseam/Inches Inseam/Metric Road CX/Freerange Dews/Esatto/PhD/PW3/PHF CoCo
4'10" - 5'1"147 - 155 cm25” - 27”64 - 69 cm4846/48 cmSmall
5'0" - 5'3"152 - 160 cm26" - 28"66 - 71 cm49 cm48/49/49.546/48/49 cmSmall, Medium
5'2" - 5'7"157 - 170 cm27" - 29"69 - 74 cm49/52/53 cm49/49.5/51/5348/49/52/53/54 cmMedium, Large
5'6" - 5'11"168 - 180 cm29" - 31"74 - 79 cm49/53/54/56 cm51/53/54/5652/53/54/55/56 cmMedium, Large
5'10" - 6'3"178 - 190 cm31" - 33"79 - 84 cm53/56/58/59/61 cm54/56/57/5954/55/56/57/58/59/61 cmLarge, XL
6'2" - 6'5" 188 - 196 cm33" - 36"84 - 91 cm59/61 cm59/61/6357/58/59/61 cm N/A

MTB/ALL MOUNTAIN/GRAVITY

Height/Inches Height/Metric Inseam/Inches Inseam/Metric Crosstrail MTB/XC Trail/Fat All Mountain/Enduro Gravity/DH
4'10" - 5'1"147 - 155 cm24” - 27”61 - 69 cmSmallXS/SmallXS/Small Small
5'0" - 5'3" 152 - 160 cm26" - 29" 66 - 74 cmSmall, MediumSmall, MediumSmall Small
5'2" - 5'7" 157 - 170 cm27" - 30" 69 - 76 cmSmall, MediumSmall, MediumSmall/MediumSmall/Medium
5'6" - 5'10"168 - 178 cm29" - 31"74 - 79 cmSmall, Medium, LargeSmall, Medium, LargeSmall/Medium Small/Medium
5'9" - 6'0" 175 - 183 cm 30" - 33"76 - 84 cmMedium, Large Medium, Large Medium/Large Medium/Large
5'11" - 6'2" 180 - 188 cm32" - 35"81 - 89 cmMedium, Large, XLMedium, Large, XLLarge/XL Medium/Large
6'1" - 6'5" 185 - 196 cm33" - 36"84 - 91 cmLarge, XL Large, XL Large/XL Large

FEATURES

REYNOLDS 520

Reynolds 520 tubes are mandrel-butted for accurate profiles and available in a wide range of shapes. Weight savings from butting provides competitively priced, light framesets that are noticeably compliant on the road or the trail, and are guaranteed to last a lifetime.

Models: Explosif, Tonk, Paddy Wagon Drop, Paddy Wagon Stubby, Paddy Wagon TT, Paddy Wagon 3

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

44mm HEAD TUBE

44mm oversized heatubes allow us to run tapered steerer forks by using a large external lower cup headset bearing. The larger diameter steerer tube adds considerable stiffness and will increase responsiveness to the front end, improving all-around performance.

Models: Unit, Lava Dome, Honzo Ti Frame

TUBELESS 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

27.5"+ WHEELS

The benefits of the 27.5-inch wheel are simple: they roll over obstacles and track better than 26-inch wheels, but are more maneuverable and nimble than 29-inch ones.

Models: Supreme Operator, Operator DL, Operator, Process 134, Process 134 DL, Process 153, Process 153 DL, Precept 120, Precept 130, Precept 150, Hei Hei Trail, Hei Hei Trail DL, Hei Hei Trail Supreme, Lana’i, Fire Mountain, Blast, Cinder Cone, Explosif, Explosif Ti Frame, Shred, Mohala, Tika
Plus Models: Big Kahuna, Big Honzo DL, Big Honzo, Unit

LIFETIME WARRANTY

Register a new 2017 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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