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  1. #76
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    My Kona...... best bike ever.

    Fred here, from Canada...

    Here's mine, KONA Caldera 2001. I just finished, minutes ago, the spring upgrade spree!
    Can't wait to ride it tomorrow. 3rd year I'm having this bike and it rocks!

    Upgraded fork to Marz0cchi MX Comp ETA
    Upgraded rear brake to Avid mech.
    Upgraded bottom bracket to XT
    Upgraded wheels/tires to Sun Single Track with Panaracerr Fire XC Pro 2.10
    Removed big gear, replaced with a Blackspire Ring God










    I think I'm in love...

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    I have an 03' Stinky Nine frame that's 95% complete. I'll post a pic of it when it's done. I just need a rear through axle to complete it. It'll be sick when it's done!!

    03' Stinky Nine frame
    03' Marzocchi Shiver DC
    Deemax Front wheel - Rear doesn't fit
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    Lots of Race Face and XTR

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    4 on the floor is OK with me!

    This is my dawg in XC trim (noleen fork, time clipless, superlight wheels, etc), but i'll probably be putting back on all the "Freeride" stuff (stock fork, flats, stock wheels, etc.) for tomorrows ride, though. It has handled everything i want it to up here on the north shore, so i'm pretty happy about that. With the little bit lighter stuff, too, it'll happily handle 5 hour rides and climb ok. Still thinking about getting the rear shock "Pushed", though.
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    don't have any pictures...but it's a king kahuna with 9spd xt/xtr, noleen fork, lp bars, and front disc...(no rear tabs)
    best bike I've ever had, and shouldn't need another for a long time....

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    updated pic of my stinky. trailpimps, maxxis rubber, and mrp coming soon.
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    no, but they are shinier....it's like the fututre, where everything is really really shiny.....but still really just the same ol'crap

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    Here's the one thing i can't be without. My stinky 03





    as you may be able to tell i havent modded anything on it yet. My other wheels include a Koa but thats surrounded by stuff in my shed and i cant be arsed to move it all to take a photo.lol
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    Hey-
    Finally got a pic of the Bear. Here she is. This is my first FS and I am still not sure the cadillac ride of a FS is for me yet. It is a sweet ride though.
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    My Cinder Cone

    Definately the best Kona posted here yet.

    Lots of pics of it here: http://gallery23409.fotopic.net/c59418.html

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    These are my babies

    The 02 Stinky is black (SE) with an 04 Super T, dangerboy plates, avalanche DHS etc..

    The 02 Bear I just built from the ground up, bought the frame on MTBR of course. Its got an 04 Z1 freeride eta because I broke my 02 DJ1 on my stinky , I' ve got the HFX carbon 9 brakes, ceramic D521/EX 721, a romic rear shock, etc. Its all new cept the frame but for some reason it feels like its barely got any travel, must be too much XC riding on the Stinky
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    ... and if we just ...

    Quote Originally Posted by Dorza
    Here's the one thing i can't be without. My stinky 03





    as you may be able to tell i havent modded anything on it yet. My other wheels include a Koa but thats surrounded by stuff in my shed and i cant be arsed to move it all to take a photo.lol
    i remember the day when mine looked like that

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    Here's me and my friend up at Snow Summit this past weekend. I have an 03' Kona Stinky Nine frame that I built up.
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    ARGH ! Want to show u the new toy but cant manage to upload pics

    What the hell am I doing wrong?

    I follow every step once described in this forum but it doesnt work.

    The pic is the right size and all,

    HELP anyone?
    Is there an Idiots Guide to Posting Pics?
    Life is hard, tarmac is worse.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Northwood
    i remember the day when mine looked like that
    Lol yeh, yours is the SE model . One day im hoping to do the same thing to mine as ur done to urs ...such a versitile frame imo
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    Hi my name is ADDICT and Im a Konaholic.For those interested in an 04 Coiler,I have a regular Coiler and have had it 6 months, its a great bike but will need to have some parts replaced soon if you ride it hard. I also had an 02 stinky with BETD linkage plates but sold it to buy my current 03 stinky Primo. Kona sure makes some great bikes.

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    Big Daddy Stanky. Used like 5 Times. Mint condition. For sale. Make me an offer
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    This afternoon!

    Gonna pickup my 20" Kikapu Dee-lux this afternoon. Welcome to the club?

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    Here's my ride. Got a smokin deal on the frame, was a limmited edition factory paint, that I got from someone who used to work there. Im looking for a 2.5" riser to stack up the front a little bit.



    "What would happen to the Weather Channel's ratings if people werent scared anymore?"

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    cinder cone

    Here's my 2004 cinder cone, all stock exept for the pedals ( I ditched the crappy wellgo for some pd m520 clipless )

    This coming from a 10 years old ultra beaten up stumpjumper, wow I love my new bike, I've had it for 3 months now

    In case your wondering about the ski lift behind my bike, it's not a downhill area, just a small ski hill opened in the winter right downtown with pretty decent xc trails in the summer




    Also, I know it's no good to upgrade for the sake of upgrading if your parts are good but I might have some money to throw on the bike later in the summer, I would like to make it lighter and better gradually, what would you recommend

    - fork
    - crank
    - new disc brake kit
    - wheels

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    My 98 Explosif

    I bought this as a frame in the summer of 98 at Doug's Bicycles in Belleville ON. I also have a project 2 fork for it and I plan on trying a SS conversion. I have a 5 Spot but the Explosif gets a lot of use as it is a sweet handling ride. This photo is from a recent trip and yes it's a hotel room and no I'm not telling what I was doing with the bike there, it's private.
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    ... and if we just ... Meet the Dawg

    Here is my Dawg!
    Its 3 months old. Size 19 with everything stock except the pedals (Shimano 545) and the seat (Selle Italia Flite titanium rails). Sigma 800 computer and Ritchey WCS bar ends.

    Next upgrade will be the rider.
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    Some recent pics.


    "What would happen to the Weather Channel's ratings if people werent scared anymore?"

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    My 2003 Dawg Deelux 18", Had it since last October and loving it. The only thing I've changed so far is the saddle (hated the one that came with it), the grips (ditto), and tires.
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    Here's my Blast w/ Cindercone frame. The Blast I received after a long wait had a big dent in the bottom tube. Kona warranty was out of 19" Blast frames, so they sent me a Cindercone frame instead.

    So far I've upgraded:
    • Grips
    • CB Mallet C Pedals
    • Avid Mechs (185 up front 160 in back)
    • Avid SD Ti Levers



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    I have a Kona Kahuna as well... an 02 I might add. Walked into a bike store looking for a full-suspension bike after doing some kayaking last summer, and there it was. Took it out for a ride up to the park in the city of Fayetteville, down some trails, handled pretty well, felt good. Came back, dropped 600 bucks on it, and rode away. The only thing I don't like is the rear shock doesn't have a lock-out. It's a little bit heavy, but good enough for Captain Thurmond's Challenge, Black Bear, etc. The only pic I have is an action shot... so:

    [IMG]http://www.geocities.com/gwsilverbrass/bike_closeup.txt

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