2020 Kona Blast with huge upgraded fork

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Category: XC / Cross Country Bikes
Condition: Excellent
Frame Size: M
Wheel Size: 27.5" / 650B
Material: Aluminium
Front Travel: 100 mm
Rear Travel: 0 mm (Hardtail)
Original Post Date: Jun-29-2022 4:57:08
Last Repost Date: Jun-29-2022 4:57:08
Still For Sale: since Aug 18, 2022 at 8:33
View Count: 266
Watch Count: 1
2020 Kona Blast (medium) with a story.

Purchased new in May 2020 before all the bikes disappeared due to COVID. My son rode it for a month or two before the factory front fork gave out. Bike shop estimated 6-8 weeks to get the fork repaired and we were in prime riding season. They didn't have a loaner fork, so we ended up buying what was readily available from another store - a top-of-the-line Manitou R7 Pro fork. Still a current fork, the fork alone goes for $1000-1200 USD. I know I'll never recoup the cost of the fork, but the memories of riding with my teenage son are worth it. He has upgraded to a full-suspension carbon 29'er now, so the Blast has to go and the fork won't fit on his 29'er. Trust me, we'd keep it if it would fit. There are some rub marks on the frame from a bike trip we took where the bike rack was rubbing the bikes together, otherwise it's in great shape. Bring some pedals and it's cleaned up and ready to ride. New cables and casings this year.

So, check out the nicest Kona Blast that you'll ever ride. Buttery smooth fork. Beautiful bike and rides like a dream.

Frame Material: Kona Race Light 6061 Aluminum Butted
Wheels: WTB ST i27 TCS 2.0
Front Suspension: 100mm
Fork: Was: RockShox 30 Silver TK Solo Air 100mm, now Manitou R7 Pro
Crankset: FSA Alpha Drive 1x
Drivetrain: Shimano Deore 10spd
Brakes: Shimano hydraulic with 180mm front / 160mm rear rotor
Seat Post: Kona Thumb
Cockpit: Kona XC/BC Riser Bar/Kona XC Stem with Kona Key Grip slip on
Front Tire: WTB Trail Boss 27.5x2.25”
Rear tire: WTB Trail Boss 27.5x2.25”
Saddle: Kona XC
$1,600 CAD
Restrictions: Reasonable offers only, No Trades, Local pickup only
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Member since May 31, 2022
Waterloo, Canada
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