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Rove

The Rove has become the go-to bike for people all over the world that are itching to just…. go! Affordable, spec’d just right, and easy on the eyes, the Rove makes quick work of the commute, gravel trail, or the after-work fitness lap on your local hill. The all-new Rove gets a serious makeover with a gorgeous Cromoly frame and Project Two Cromoly disc fork. Running a 9-speed Shimano Sora drivetrain, Tektro Dual Piston disc brakes, and WTB rims and tires, the Rove is ready to roll!

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  • Frame Material: Kona Butted Cromoly
  • Fork: Kona Project Two Cromoly Disc
  • Wheels: WTB ST i23 TCS 2.0 650b
  • Crankset: Shimano Sora
  • Drivetrain: Shimano Sora 9spd
  • Brakes: Tektro C550 with 160mm front/160mm rear rotor
  • Seat Post: Kona Thumb w/Offset 27.2mm
  • Cockpit: Kona Road Bar/stem
  • Front Tire: WTB Venture Comp DUAL 650x47c
  • Rear tire: WTB Venture Comp DUAL 650x47c
  • Saddle: WTB Volt

SPECIFICATIONS

Frame Material Kona Butted Cromoly
Sizes 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, 58
Rear Shock n/a
Fork Kona Project Two Cromoly Disc
Crankarms Shimano Sora
Chainrings 34/50t
B/B Shimano ES300
Pedals n/a
Chain KMC X9
Freewheel Shimano HG400 11-34t 9spd
Chainguide n/a
F/D Shimano Sora
R/D Shimano Sora
Shifters Shimano Sora
Brake Calipers Tektro C550
Front Brake Rotor Shimano RT10 160mm (centerlock)
Rear Brake Rotor Shimano RT10 160mm (centerlock)
Brake Levers Shimano Sora
Headset FSA No.1/No.10
Handlebar Kona Road
Stem Kona Road
Seatpost Kona Thumb w/Offset 27.2mm
Seat Clamp Kona Clamp
Grips Kona Cork Tape
Saddle WTB Volt
Front Hub Shimano 100x12mm
Rear Hub Shimano 142x12mm
Spokes Stainless Black 14g
Rims WTB ST i23 TCS 2.0
frontire WTB Venture Comp DUAL 650x47c
Rear Tire WTB Venture Comp DUAL 650x47c
Paint Color Gloss Faux Chrome w/ Black & Faux Orange Decals

All specifications are subject to change without notice

GEOMETRY mminches

  Size 48 50 52 54 56 58
1 ST Length 480 500 520 540 560 580
2 TT Length 515 531 546 562 578 598
3 Reach 372 378 383 388 392 400
4 Stack 532 551 570 588 607 626
5 Standover 735 754 775 794 815 834
6 HT Angle 70.5 70.5 71 71 71.5 71.5
7 HT Length 90 110 130 150 170 190
8 ST Angle 75 74.5 74 73.5 73 72.5
9 CS Length 435 435 435 435 435 435
10 BB Drop 74 74 72 72 70 70
11 BB Height 268 268 270 270 272 272
12 Wheelbase 1016 1029 1036 1048 1054 1068
13 Front Center 592 604 612 623 628 643
14 Fork Length 400 400 400 400 400 400
15 Fork Offset 50 50 50 50 50 50
  Size 48 50 52 54 56 58
1 ST Length 18.9 19.7 20.5 21.3 22 22.8
2 TT Length 20.3 20.9 21.5 22.1 22.8 23.5
3 Reach 14.6 14.9 15.1 15.3 15.4 15.7
4 Stack 20.9 21.7 22.4 23.1 23.9 24.6
5 Standover 28.9 29.7 30.5 31.3 32.1 32.8
6 HT Angle 70.5 70.5 71 71 71.5 71.5
7 HT Length 3.5 4.3 5.1 5.9 6.7 7.5
8 ST Angle 75 74.5 74 73.5 73 72.5
9 CS Length 17.1 17.1 17.1 17.1 17.1 17.1
10 BB Drop 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8
11 BB Height 10.6 10.6 10.6 10.6 10.7 10.7
12 Wheelbase 40 40.5 40.8 41.3 41.5 42
13 Front Center 23.3 23.8 24.1 24.5 24.7 25.3
14 Fork Length 15.7 15.7 15.7 15.7 15.7 15.7
15 Fork Offset 2 2 2 2 2 2
KONA Geometry

SIZING + FIT

ROAD/CX/ASPHALT

Height/InchesHeight/MetricInseam/InchesInseam/MetricRove/JakeLibreSutraDews CoCo
4'10"-5'1"147-155cm24”-27”61-69cm48cm50cm48cmSmallXS
5'0"-5'3"152-160cm26"-29"66-74cm48-50cm50cm48-50cmSmallSmall
5'2"-5'7"157-170cm27"-30"69-76cm48-52cm50-52cm 48-52cmSmall, MediumSmall, Medium
5'6"-5'10"168-178cm29"-31"74-79cm52-54cm52-54cm52-54cmMediumMedium
5'9"-6'0"175-183cm30"-33"76-84cm52-56cm54-56cm54-56cmMedium, LargeMedium, Large
5'11"-6'2"180-188cm32"-35"81-89cm54-58cm54-58cm54-58cmLarge, XLLarge
6'1"-6'5"185-196cm33"-36"84-91cm56-58cm58cm56-58cmXLN/A

MTB/ALL MOUNTAIN/GRAVITY

Height/InchesHeight/MetricInseam/InchesInseam/Metric SPLICEMTB/XC Trail/FatAll Mountain/EnduroGravity/DH
4'10"-5'1"147-155cm24”-27”61-69cmSmallXSXSN/A
5'0"-5'3"152-160cm26"-29"66-74cmSmallSmallSmallN/A
5'2"-5'7"157-170cm27"-30"69-76cmSmall, MediumSmall, MediumSmall, MediumMedium
5'6"-5'10"168-178cm29"-31"74-79cmMediumMediumMediumMedium
5'9"-6'0"175-183cm30"-33"76-84cmMedium, LargeMedium, LargeMedium, LargeMedium, Large
5'11"-6'2"180-188cm32"-35"81-89cmLarge, XLLarge, XLLarge, XLLarge, XL
6'1"-6'5"185-196cm33"-36"84-91cmLarge, XLLarge, XLLarge, XLLarge, XL
In order to correctly size the right bike for you, please consult your local Kona dealer in person or use our sizing form.

FEATURES

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.

Models: Penthouse, Penthouse Flat, Sutra LTD, Sutra, Rove ST

TAPERED HEAD TUBE

More girth at the bottom of the head tube better distributes shock force, prolonging the bearing life of the headset itself and eliminating brake shudder, while providing confident steering performance. The inherent strength of its triangular design also means a stronger steering position and improved balance, giving the rider more control in rough terrain. A zero-stack, tapered head tube also puts strength where the load is going—into the lower headset cup—maximizing bearing durability where it’s needed.

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 CR Trail DL, Honzo CR Trail, Honzo CR Race, 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, Mahuna, Wozo, Wo, Mohala, Tika, Stinky 24, Jake the Snake, Jake the Snake CR, Private Jake, Esatto DDL, Esatto Disc, Esatto, Esatto Fast, Roadhouse, Wheelhouse, Zing CR, Zing AL, Zone LTD, PhD, Raijin Ti Frame, Explosif Ti Frame,

TUBELESS COMPATIBLE 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

12x142mm AXLE

12x142mm, 12x148 and 12x157 rear axle standards provide two major advantages to the Kona rider: the 12mm diameter of the rear axle provides the rear hub and frame with a stiff interface, while the 142/148/157mm outer diameter of the hub allows the wheel to be quickly and properly positioned in the frame before the rear axle is inserted. For 2017, you’ll see the 12x148 Boost standard in the mix. Boost spacing provides more tire clearance at the chainstay yoke, while the rear wheel is stiffer and more durable relative to a 12x142 thru-axle.

Models: Supreme Operator, Operator DL, Operator, 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, Honzo AL, Big Honzo DL, Big Honzo, Private Jake, Esatto DDL, Esatto Disc, Esatto Fast, Roadhouse, Wheelhouse, Zone LTD, PhD, Honzo Ti frame, Esatto Ti Disc Frame

650b WHEELS

650b wheels and tires have a similar overall diameter to a traditional 700c gravel or commuting tire, but with a smaller diameter rim and a wider, taller tire. The extra air volume in this new generation of urban and mixed-surface tires means they can be run comfortably at lower pressures while still rolling quickly on a variety of surfaces. It’s the best of both worlds.

LIFETIME WARRANTY

Register a new 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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