Kona Dawg Deluxe

Kona Dawg Deluxe


6 Reviews for Dawg Deluxe

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 This bike is good for all around trails and is perfect for where i live. I am satisfied with this mountain bike, it climbs well and handles awesomee. The only downfall was i already had to change out my shifter cables, and ive only owned the bike a couple months. Other than that this bike is the shittt!!!!
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 I have the 2010 Dawg Deluxe, the oast year they made the Dawg. Its almost 10 years old so some work was in order. Updated front and rear suspension by putting a rockshox recon gold 140 mm travel fork with remote lockout on the front, and a fox float evolution ctd 140 mm travel on the back with a 3 position remote lecer to cycle between climb/trail/descend. Next up was the drivetrain. I dropped the front mech and 3 chainrings and threw on a 34t narrow/wide cinch chainring, took off rear mech and cassette in favor of a sram x-7 type 2.1 derailleur and a one up components 11t-40t 10 speed cassette, sram x-9 10 speed shifter and msr chainguide. Took off that super twitchy colossal monster stem it came with for a short forward up angled trulativ stem and swapped that narrow ass bar for a 750 mm pro taper riser bar then lastly got a new maxxis ignitor for the front and maxxis high roller II rear both setup tubless. . . It took a lot of effort but not as much money as I or you would expect . . .Lot of great deals on used components if you know where to look. Even though this bike is a few months away from being a whole DECADE old you would NEVER suspect it after riding mine. The geometry is surprisingly modern. 140 m m front and back is perfect for this frame, doesnt work as well with longer travel fork, i tried. Im 5'11 and ride the 20' frame. No problem clearing jumps, hitting drops, railing berms, the travel floats over roots and rocks easily at high speed as long as you have your suspension dialed in for you personally. All i need is a dropper post and im ready to ride the pacific crest trail and own mammoth Wink My one complaint is the lack of anti squat and anti rise tech. The bike is a bit dated for the progressive suspension linlage necessary to eliminate pedal bob and brake rise. . . .but when you consider I'm just over $685 TOTAL for this build, its a small compromise for the fun and performance i get out of this diamond in the rough. P.S. All mechanic work has been done by myself and 2 friends. I suggest you learn to perform all upgrades you plan on doing before purchasing a bike like this or you will spend a FORTUNE in labor costs at the bike shop.
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 put on shorter stem and wider bars then you have got yourself a trail eating monster. wheels are nice and tough. slax brakes are just plain grabby. suspetion is plush. deralour is decent. cranks are efitiont
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flag Yzerman19 (Nov 22, 2015 at 16:36)
 are you retarded? Tough time spelling?
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 got the 05 model frame, and i have to say its the most comftable xc frame i have ever ridden, good over rocks, roots, single track, or as a commuter.
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 Hands down the 17" is the best bike I've ever rode. The travel, the balance, the weight, just epic. No bike has felt the same.
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 great bike for the am/xc enthusiast.climbs like a mountain goat and descends like an avalanche. buy it now!
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Kona Dawg Deluxe (MSRP $2199) — Back Country dual suspension bike. Kona Race Light Scandium Butted 6” Travel Frame/Mag Rockers • Fox 32 Float RL 140mm Travel Fork • Shimano SLX Hydraulic Disc Brakes • FSA XC-150 Wheelset • Maxxis Ignitor 26 x 2.35 Kevlar Tires. Frame sizes: 15", 17", 18", 19", 20", 22"

Specifications Compare to other All Mountain/Enduro/XC

Price $2,199
Travel 6"
Rear Shock Fox Float RP2
Fork Fox 32 Float RL 140mm w/15mm Dropouts
Headset FSA Orbit DL
Cassette Shimano Deore (11-34, 9spd)
Crankarms Shimano SLX
Bottom Bracket Shimano SLX
Pedals Shimano M520 Clipless
Rear Derailleur Shimano XT Shadow
Chain Shimano Deore
Front Derailleur Shimano SLX
Shifter Pods Shimano SLX
Handlebar Kona XC/BC Deluxe Riser
Stem Kona XC/BC Deluxe
Grips Kona LOG
Brakes Shimano SLX Hydraulic Disc
Wheelset FSA XC-150 Wheelset (15mm front)
Tires Maxxis Ignitor 26x2.35 Kevlar
Seat WTB Rocket V Comp Cromo
Seatpost Kona XC/BC Deluxe

Dimensions

Size 15 17 18 19 20 22
Frame Weight
Bike Weight 29.8 lbs 29.8 lbs 29.8 lbs 29.8 lbs 29.8 lbs 29.8 lbs
Headtube Angle 68.8 ° 68.8 ° 68.8 ° 68.8 ° 68.8 ° 68.8 °
Seattube Angle 72.3 ° 72.3 ° 72.3 ° 72.3 ° 72.3 ° 72.3 °
Headtube Length 125 mm 125 mm 125 mm 140 mm 140 mm 140 mm
Chainstay Length 434 mm 434 mm 434 mm 434 mm 434 mm 434 mm
BB Height 355 mm 355 mm 355 mm 355 mm 355 mm 355 mm
BB Width 73 mm 73 mm 73 mm 73 mm 73 mm 73 mm
Seat Post Diameter
Front Derailleur Width 34.9 mm 34.9 mm 34.9 mm 34.9 mm 34.9 mm 34.9 mm
HeadTube Diameter 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125 1.125
Top Tube Length 556 mm 592 mm 604 mm 617 mm 624 mm 631 mm
WheelBase 1087 mm 1113 mm 1125 mm 1139 mm 1146 mm 1153 mm
Standover Height 806 mm 774 mm 779 mm 799 mm 810 mm 835 mm

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