kona Sutra...anyone seen one?

Discussion in 'Touring and Adventure Cycling' started by Mooster, 28 Apr 2008.

  1. Mooster

    Mooster Well-Known Member

    HI everyone, new to this forum and already after help...

    I'm thinking of retiring my old Raleigh Randonneur and I like the look of the new Kona Sutra. However, I've yet to see one in the flesh. How happy are bike shops to order you in a bike to have a look at, or do they only do this if your definatley going to buy the bike?

    Alternatively, does anyone know a shop in the north west that has one in stock?

  2. Muddyfox

    Muddyfox Veteran

    Try Cycle Store

    Cycle Centre
    36 - 40 West Road
    CW12 4ES
    United Kingdom

    Kona Sutra at Cycle Store

    I like the Sutra and it got a great review in MBUK magazine

  3. They don't make them any more, if you want one and can find one buy it, Kona's sub contractor has had to cease manufacture due to production problems.
  4. Mickle has got it wrong.....

    The Kona Sutra is still being and still will be in the shops for some time he was thinking of the Kona kapu how he could of got that mixed up I dont know.

    Have a look on the Kona web site for all the dealers where you are and phone them to see.

  5. Arse. I was fed misinformation by a previously reliable source. The Sutra is alive and well, it's the Kapu which will soon be extinct. Sorry.
  6. Yellow Fang

    Yellow Fang Guru

    Shame anyway. The Kapu looks like a nice bike.
  7. Muddyfox

    Muddyfox Veteran

  8. OP

    Mooster Well-Known Member

    Cheers for the replies.

    I've been phoning round the stores on the Kona website, no where yet has one in the shop. I was told by one that Kona don't have any, but are expecting a delivery sometime in May.
  9. there is just 2 52cm's in stock as of the time of this post last night there was 7 52's and 2 60's. but there is just some of each size coming in so order now.
  10. Dave Davenport

    Dave Davenport Guru

    Do they still do the Kama Sutra?
  11. Yep
  12. just jim

    just jim Guest

    Intrigued, I hunted down a some reviews. Positive feedback mostly, though one criticism seems to be the lack of front wheel clearance.
  13. just jim

    just jim Guest

    This looks like a comparable bike but with an alu frame, and 200 quid cheaper. Does anyone have a EBC tourer? Comfy??
  14. andrew_s

    andrew_s Guru

    If you get one, get the Kamo Sutra jersey to go with it
  15. just jim

    just jim Guest

    Don't you mean a Carradice Nelson Longflap Saddlebag?
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