April 7, 2009 – Over the last few months, the Kona Bike team of designers and engineers have been hard at work developing a new, super-light, long travel all-mountain bike that incorporates our revolutionary 2-bikes-in-1 Magic Link Technology. But, now, due to our fried brain cells from calculating geometry angles and tweaking our new bike to fractions of millimeters we don’t have the creative juices to give our new rig a good name.
That’s where you – the fun-loving, die-hard mountain biker – come into play.
We need your help in giving our new trail beast the right name. If you’re not familiar with our current CoilAir bikes with the Magic Link technology system, then click here. Imagine a six-inch travel bike that weighs less than 30 pounds. One that climbs comfortably and efficiently, but then-when all things start to get bumpy and quick-that same bike morphs into a wicked descender, with slacker geometry, better tracking and an additional inch of travel. No switches necessary.
Just submit your five favourite model names to us here by April 15, 2009. Our currently-creatively-challenged-crew will then pick the top five entries. From there we’ll eliminate one name every four days by allowing the public to vote a name off the list. We’ll announce the winner and remaining four runner-up entries on May 1 at www.konaworld.com.
First prize is a new 2010 Magic Link trail bike – yes, the one you just named. Second, a burly, crusier-style AfricaBike. Third, a new men’s Freddy Jacket. Fourth, a set of Wah Wah pedals. And fifth prize, a Kona men’s or women’s riding jersey.
For more information, click here.