Kona Sutra Adventure Bike – 2022 (+/- $1,400)
The Kona Sutra LTD is well known and appreciated in the universe of long-distance bicycle tourers. It’s a reliable machine that has delivered adventurers in the most remote corners of the world.
The range of components are just perfect for bike touring, Shimano stuff is easy to find everywhere in the world, so no hassle for replacement and servicing.
The 2019 version available on CycleStore features SRAM components instead of the classic Shimano. SRAM is by no means inferior in quality, but availability might be rarer.
This is a bike we met often during our bike trips around the world, a real classic
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Kona Sutra 2022 Specs:
Frame Material: Kona Cromoly Butted
Fork: Kona Project Two Cromoly Disc Touring
Crankarms: Shimano Deore 28/36/48t
Bottom Bracket: Shimano Deore
Freewheel: Shimano Deore 11-36t 10spd
Front Derailleur: Shimano Alivio
Rear Derailleur: Shimano Deore SGS
Shifters: Shimano BarCon
Brake Calipers: Hayes CX Expert
Front and Rear Brake: Rotor Hayes L-Series 160mm
Brake Levers: Tektro RRL-A
Saddle: Brooks B17 Leather
Front and Rear Hub: Shimano Deore
Tyres: Clement X’Plor MSO 700x40c
Extras: Fenders w/ mudflaps Pannier Racks