CygoLite Bike Lights: Engineered to ShineChrome Bike Backpacks and Messenger BagsUtility Cycling - Use Your BicycleBanjo Brothers Affordable Cycling GearCommuter Bike Store Fuji TahoeOrtlieb Bike Bags & PanniersBionX: Electrify Your BikePlanet Bike: Better bike products for a better worldBike Tech Shop - The Experts on Cycling with CircuitryMiiR Bottles one4oneRideKick Electric Powered Bike TrailerXtracycle Bike Cargo Kits, Parts and Accessories

Kona Smoke

by Richard Masoner

2005 Kona Smoke with optional accesories

Kona Smoke

Brief Description: With love it or hate it styling, the Kona Smoke is a very reliable, inexpensive way to ride to work.

Manufacturer: Kona Bikes

Price Range: $300-$399

Where to buy it: Kona Website or their Kona Dealers.


Frame: tubing Kona Butted Cromoly
Fork: Kona Project Two
Headset: Aheadset STS
Crankarms: Suntour CW-XCC150
Chainrings: 42/34/24
Pedals: Kona Jackshit
F/D Shimano Tourney
R/D Shimano Altus
Shifters SRAM MRX-204
Handlebar Kona Riser
Stem Kona Control
Grips Kona Mooseknuckle
Brakes Tektro 837AC
Brake Levers Tektro RS-384A
Tires Tioga City Slicker 26 x 1.5
Rims Alex Z-1000
Saddle Velo Comfort
Seatpost Kona Thumb
Fenders & Mystery Horn

Click here to read our review.

Thule Set $97

6 Responses to “Kona Smoke”

  1. [...] ctually caters to Bike commuters! The shop is stocked with [...]

  2. [...] the Free Radical Kit to test out. I converted Moe’s [...]

  3. [...] I purchased a Co-pilot trailer so I can ride with both of my girls and my wife. I attached it to the Xtracycle that is installed on my Kona Smoke. I took a couple of test rides around the block to familiarize myself with the new extra-long bike. My family and I will be commuting to the beach tomorrow using this set up. Stay tuned for my update! // Used for showing and hiding user information in the comment form function ShowUtils() { document.getElementById(“authorinfo”).style.display = “”; document.getElementById(“showinfo”).style.display = “none”; document.getElementById(“hideinfo”).style.display = “”; } function HideUtils() { document.getElementById(“authorinfo”).style.display = “none”; document.getElementById(“showinfo”).style.display = “”; document.getElementById(“hideinfo”).style.display = “none”; } [...]

  4. [...] This time I rode from my house to work, a 30 mile round trip with some rolling hills. The first thing I noticed was the weight of the Transporter, it was a little hefty. I’m usually not picky about weight on any of my commuter bikes, but I was able to tell the difference between Transporter and the Kona Smoke and the KHS Urban X. I also noticed the choice of tires that Diamond Back put on the Transporter, they are WTB All-Terainasauras 26×1.60 Multi Purpose Tires. These tires are more knobbier than I’m used to. [...]

  5. Josh says:

    I’ve been trying to find out how much these Kona Smokes weight, but haven’t had any luck… do you have any info?


  6. Al says:

    Kona Smoke weight = 28.7 lbs (stock 20″ model without additional accessories)

Leave a Reply