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My New 2015 Kona Jake The Snake Cyclocross Bicycle

Cyclocross is a hybrid road/trail bike sport that combines speed with ruggedness. I am starting to race CX and starting with Kona's Jake The Snake.

Posted by Judson L Moore

I’ve had road bikes and mountain bikes, now I am settling into something right in the middle: a cyclocross bike. There is a vibrant cyclocross race culture here in Austin, and it’s a whole other world of biking, which I think I will love. This bike is my first cyclocross bike, and so far, I love it. Kona’s 2015 Jake The Snake cyclocross bike offers lots of higher-end amenities at a very reasonable price point. Here are the specs on the bike.

2015 Kona Jake The Snake Specs

   
FRAME MATERIAL Kona Race Light 7005 Aluminum Butted
SIZES 47, 49, 53, 56, 59, 61, 63cm
REAR SHOCK n/a
FORK Kona Full Carbon CX Race Disc
CRANKARMS FSA Gossamer Compact PF30
CHAINRINGS 36/46t
B/B FSA Press Fit 30
PEDALS n/a
CHAIN KMC X11
FREEWHEEL Shimano 105 11-28t 11spd
F/D Shimano 105
R/D Shimano 105
SHIFTERS Shimano 105
BRAKE CALIPERS Hayes CX Expert
FRONT BRAKE ROTOR Hayes L Series 160mm
REAR BRAKE ROTOR Hayes L Series 160mm
BRAKE LEVERS Shimano 105
HEADSET FSA No.57B
HANDLEBAR Kona Road
STEM Kona XC/Road Deluxe
SEATPOST Kona Thumb w/Offset
SEAT CLAMP Kona Clamp
GRIPS Kona Cork Tape
SADDLE WTB Volt Comp
FRONT HUB Alex CXD6 Wheelset
REAR HUB Alex CXD6 Wheelset
SPOKES Alex CXD6 Wheelset
RIMS Alex CXD6 Wheelset
FRONT TIRE Challenge Grifo Comp 700x32c
REAR TIRE Challenge Grifo Comp 700x32c
PAINT COLOR Matt Green w/Black & White
EXTRAS n/a
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