Retrobike Forum Index

It is currently Tue Aug 22, 2017 9:52 pm

* Login   * Register * Search  * FAQ

Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 32 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4
Author Message
 Post subject: Re:
PostPosted: Sun Aug 13, 2017 6:12 am 
Retro Guru
User avatar

Joined: Thu Apr 30, 2009 9:47 pm
Posts: 703
Location: Newbury, Berkshire
Yes Mark, presumably there are no 2000 King Kahuna frames numbered 20, 22, 94 or indeed 170 - if the numbering information is correct.

The last couple of times that I have written to the same guy at Kona, he told me that they have gone through so many software changes, that he is going by memory for this detail. He said the same regarding information on my 1998 Ku.

I've now found the original post - it was on MTBR; ... 96crx.aspx

...and was also re-quoted on here. You'll see two of my confirmed serial numbers in this thread. The first one is pictured, I do have a photo of the second one listed.


A final snippet of information regarding my frame is that the weight seems to differ from those quoted - both in the links, and in Kona's own literature:

I weighed the bare frame on my kitchen scales, and it was:
1,780g / 3.92lbs / 3lbs 14¾ oz

This does seem a little on the light side, although I did test the scales by weighing a litre of water.

EDIT,14th August 06:10 - I did a bit of calibrating of my kitchen scales, as I wasn't convinced that the above weight could be correct - here are the new results;

1,850g / 4.07lbs / 4lbs 1¼ oz


 Post subject: Re:
PostPosted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 8:43 pm 
Retro Guru
User avatar

Joined: Sun Aug 28, 2011 9:43 am
Posts: 338
Location: near paris

Cant believe I have miss this thread :facepalm:
Congrats, awesome bike 8)
We already spoke about 2000 KH else where on here and mine also have a onepiece disktab
But a little bit different as the pic above...really have to show you as you seems to be the expert :wink:


Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 32 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3, 4

All times are UTC [ DST ]

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 18 guests

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

About Us

Follow Retrobike

Other cool stuff

All content © 2005-2015 Retrobike unless otherwise stated.
Cookies Policy.
bikedeals - the best bike deals in one place
FatCOGS - Fat Chance Owner's Group

Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group