SUTRA

Sutra

OVERVIEW

For roads, paths, tracks, and everything else the big, wide world of bike touring has on order, we make the Sutra. Featuring a new frame that’s loaded with everything you need to ride deep, far and forever.

Frame Features:
The new Sutra geometry is based on of our new CX geometry but uses a taller head tube and longer top tube as well as a 50mm offset fork to help improve tire clearance and limit toe overlap. The frame has a replaceable derailleur hanger on the rear dropout for unexpected issues during a trip, hidden fender eyelets inside the seatstays, and simple external cable routing for both shifters. The frame has two water-bottle bosses on the inside of the triangle and one on the underside. The new Sutra frame has a 1 ⅛" head tube to simplify the front end. It also features a new fork design that has tapered blades for a more compliant ride, as well as forward-facing dropouts with two fender/rack eyelets and a set of water-bottle bosses in the low rider position for maximum rack compatibility. The seatstays on the Sutra have been thinned down slightly to help reduce chatter and provide a clean look. The Sutra frame uses slightly heavier gauge tubing than the Rove frame to provide a stiffer platform for heavier loads.

SPEC HIGHLIGHTS

  • Frame Material: Kona Cromoly Butted
  • Wheels: WTB SX19
  • Fork: Project Two Disc
  • Crankset: Shimano Deore
  • Drivetrain: Shimano Alivio 11-34t 9-speed
  • Cockpit: Kona Road bar, Kona Road stem, Kona cork tape
  • Brakes: Hayes CX Expert
  • Tires: Clement Xplor'r MSO 700x40c
  • Saddle: Brooks B17 Leather

SPECIFICATIONS

SPECIFICATIONS

Frame Material Kona Cromoly
Sizes S(46cm), S/M(48.5cm), M(52cm), M/L(54cm), L(56cm), XL(58cm)
Rear Shock n/a
Fork Project Two Disc
Crankarms Shimano Deore
Chainrings 28/36/48t
B/B Shimano Deore
Pedals n/a
Chain KMC HG53
Freewheel Shimano Alivio 11-34t 9spd
Chainguide n/a
F/D Shimano Alivio
R/D Shimano Deore SGS
Shifters Shimano BarCon
Brake Calipers Hayes CX Expert
Front Brake Rotor Hayes L-Series 160mm
Rear Brake Rotor Hayes L-Series 160mm
Brake Levers Tektro RRL-A
Headset FSA TH
Handlebar Kona Road
Stem Kona Road
Seatpost Kona Deluxe Thumb w/Offset
Seat Clamp Kona Clamp
Grips Kona Cork Tape
Saddle Brooks B17 Leather
Front Hub Shimano Deore
Rear Hub Shimano Deore
Spokes Sandvik Stainless 14g
Rims WTB SX19
Front Tire Clement Xplor'r MSO 700x40c
Rear Tire Clement Xplor'r MSO 700x40c
Paint Color Gloss Desert Khaki w/ Off-White & Black Decals
Extras Fenders w/ mudflaps, Pannier Racks

GEOMETRY
mm   |   inches

  Size S(46cm) S/M(48.5cm) M(52cm) M/L(54cm) L(56cm) XL(58cm)
1 Reach 374 380 385 386 390 395
2 Stack 549 558 568 598 618 640
3 HT Angle 71 71 71 71 71 71
4 HT Length 100 110 120 152 173 196
5 ST Angle 74.5 74 73.5 73 72.5 72
6 ST Length 460 485 520 540 560 580
7 CS Length 445 445 445 445 445 445
8 BB Drop 72 72 72 72 72 72
9 Wheelbase 1031 1039 1047 1059 1070 1083
10 Front Center 596 604 613 624 635 648
11 Fork Length 410 410 410 410 410 410
12 Fork Offset 50 50 50 50 50 50
13 TT Length 527 540 553 569 585 603
14 Standover 725 745 775 795 815 835
  Size S(46cm) S/M(48.5cm) M(52cm) M/L(54cm) L(56cm) XL(58cm)
1 Reach 14.7 15 15.2 15.2 15.4 15.6
2 Stack 21.6 22 22.4 23.5 24.3 25.2
3 HT Angle 71 71 71 71 71 71
4 HT Length 3.9 4.3 4.7 6 6.8 7.7
5 ST Angle 74.5 74 73.5 73 72.5 72
6 ST Length 18.1 19.1 20.5 21.3 22 22.8
7 CS Length 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5
8 BB Drop 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8
9 Wheelbase 40.6 40.9 41.2 41.7 42.1 42.6
10 Front Center 23.5 23.8 24.1 24.6 25 25.5
11 Fork Length 16.1 16.1 16.1 16.1 16.1 16.1
12 Fork Offset 2 2 2 2 2 2
13 TT Length 20.7 21.3 21.8 22.4 23 23.7
14 Standover 28.5 29.3 30.5 31.3 32.1 32.9
KONA Geometry

SIZING CHART

ROAD/CX/ASPHALT

Height/Inches Height/Metric Inseam/Inches Inseam/Metric Road CX/Freerange Asphalt CoCo
4'10" - 5'1"147 - 155 cm25” - 27”64 - 69 cm48SmallSmall
5'0" - 5'3" 152 - 160 cm26" - 28" 66 - 71 cm49 cm48/49/49.5Small, Small MediumSmall, Medium
5'2" - 5'7" 157 - 170 cm27" - 29" 69 - 74 cm49/52/53 cm49/49.5/51/53Small Medium, MediumMedium, Large
5'6" - 5'11"168 - 180 cm29" - 31"74 - 79 cm53/54/56 cm51/53/54/56Medium, Medium LargeMedium, Large
5'10" - 6'3"178 - 190 cm31" - 33"79 - 84 cm56/58/59 cm 54/56/57/59Medium Large, LargeLarge, XL
6'2" - 6'5"188 - 196 cm33" - 36"84 - 91 cm61 cm59/61/63Large, XLN/A

MTB/ALL MOUNTAIN/GRAVITY

Height/Inches Height/Metric Inseam/Inches Inseam/Metric Crosstrail MTB Trail/Fat All Mountain/Enduro Gravity
4'10" - 5'1"147 - 155 cm24” - 27”61 - 69 cmSmallXS/SmallXS/SmallSmall
5'0" - 5'3" 152 - 160 cm26" - 29" 66 - 74 cmSmall, MediumSmall, MediumSmallSmall
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/MediumSmall/Medium
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 cmMedium, Large, XLMedium, Large, XLLarge/XLMedium/Large
6'1" - 6'5"185 - 196 cm33" - 36"84 - 91 cmLarge, XLLarge, XLLarge/XLLarge

TECH

SUTRA Touring

The Sutra represents a deep part of our DNA. Our founders Dan and Jake got hooked on long-distance adventure cycling many years before the beginning of Kona, riding far and wide throughout North America and Europe. It was natural to start making a world-touring machine 10 years ago and then making it better every year. The 2016 edition features a new frame that’s loaded with everything you need to ride deep, far and forever.

KONA CROMOLY

Very few materials offer as much shock absorption, durability and supple-ride characteristics as steel. We’ve never strayed from cycling’s original material and have worked tirelessly to adapt, refine and innovate Kona Cromoly framesets as rider demands continue to evolve.

2016 Kona Cromoly bikes: Humuhumu, Penthouse, Sutra, Sutra LTD, Rove ST, Big Rove, Honzo ST

LIFETIME WARRANTY

Register a new 2016 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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SUTRA
  • Frame Material:Kona Cromoly Butted
  • Wheels: WTB Frequency Team i23 Tubeless
  • Fork: Project Two Disc
  • Crankset: RaceFace Æffect
  • Drivetrain: SRAM XG1150 10-42 XD Driver
  • Cockpit: Kona Road bar, Kona XC/Road stem, Kona cork tape
  • Brakes: SRAM Rival
  • Tires: Schwalbe Mondial 700x47c folding bead
  • Saddle: WTB SL8
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