Dream Builds

Kona Dream Builds: Ben Gerrish's Alloy Process X is Ready for Radness

Picture of Kona Bikes Process X in the English countryside

Kona Ambassador Ben Gerrish has finished building this 2023 Process X, we are pretty sure it the first custom dream build built on a production Process X alloy frame and boy does his build do this thing justice! It began life as a stock Process X less than two weeks ago but has seen almost a total parts overhaul with bits from Ben’s other sponsors like Hope and Teravail. Dig in for more details and a ton of juicy photos.

Kona Bikes Process X rear triangle

SRAM UDH on the Kona Bikes Process X

Ben thought It would be rude not utilize the bikes UDH and opted for SRAM GX AXS Transmission rear derailleur, that’s combined with a set of Hope 155mm cranks up front.

Kona Bikes Process X photographed from the front in the english countryside

A stealth black Rock Shox Zeb Ultimate handles suspension duties up front while a Rock Super Deluxe Ultimate handles the rear.

Hope Brakes with the words Going Nowhere engraved on them

Hope E4 Calipers

Stopping power is provided by Hope Tech 4 E4 brakes and levers.

Kona Bikes Process X Hope Stem

A Hope Gravity 35 x 35 stem holds the 800mm wide Burgtec Ride High 50 handlebars firmly in place.

Black Hope F22 Pedlas with white stripes

Hope F22 pedals provide grip for feet and holes for shins.

Black Hope Dropper Post Lever

A Hope Dropper Lever activates a 240mm travel One Up Components dropper post. It is worth pointing out right here that this is a size medium frame. 

Teravail Kessel Tire 29×2.6 27.5×2.5.

The bike rolls on a mullet set of Hope Pro 5 Fortus wheels with Teravail Kessel tires – 29×2.6 27.5×2.5.

Kona Bikes Process X photographed from the front low angle


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