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    What's the story with the Kona A Ha?

    Can anyone fill me in on this rig? Is it a heavyweight tank or a reasonable SS?

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    Quote Originally Posted by radair
    Can anyone fill me in on this rig? Is it a heavyweight tank or a reasonable SS?
    Hey. Don't you belong over on Passion? Just kidding. Isn't the "A" their dual suspension SS. Not sure if they are still making it in 2004, but it looks Ok on their website. Aluminum frame and decently spec'd. Personally, if you want to get into SSing, check out the hardtail "Unit". That's a nice steel frame and many here seem to really like it.

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    Hey, I have an SS, I can lurk in here too! :^D

    Yes, the 'A' is the FS rig, but the 'A Ha' is a cruiser style frame apparently last made in 2002(?).



    It has a cool retro look, but I'm not really interested if it rides like a heavy pile....

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    I think the A HA was considered more of a cruiser style bike rather than an SS. Has a very high coolness factor tho. I remember last summer someone found a bunch of them at a used sports store or something like that and was acting as the middle man between the store and potential buyers. I think Shiggy bought one but I may be mistaken.
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    It dated from 1997 - precursor to the Humu...s

    I know a few people with Humu...s and they enjoy how they ride, but couldn't comment further than that. Who cares what it rides like - it looks so cool.




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    I think Seb just answered the question - his pic shows frame weight at 5.1 lb. For comparison, a Chamelion frame lists under 4 lb. I might regret not having something really light & quick.

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    had a Humu

    It's more of a street/beach cruiser. Yes, heavy. Long and low geo and slack angles, meaning kinda slowish handling. Also rear spacing of 110 (like the redlines). Not one to hop up IMO, but could be a fun bike for the right purpose. Definitely one of the coolest paintjobs out there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PROGRE-SS
    I think Shiggy bought one but I may be mistaken.
    shig's is a humu.

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