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Old 07-19-12, 05:34 PM   #1
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2013 Kona Jake with disc brakes

Sneak peek on Kona Cog



...and there was much rejoicing.
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They even put the rear brake in the right place.
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Old 07-19-12, 07:58 PM   #3
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Oh man! That is exactly what I'm looking for. This will be very tempting to me. I assume it can take a rack and fenders to become the ultimate fast commuter!
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I really hope this comes in less expensive than the 2013 Specialized Tricross Elite Disc Compact @ $1,550.

http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bik...ccompact#specs
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Have you seen previews of the new steel kona rove with disk brakes? Might make a better commuter than the cx Jake bikes. Reminds me of the salsa vaya.

http://cog.konaworld.com/archives/12172
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Love that new Jake. Much better color scheme that the past two years. I love my 2010 Jake, but wow, that looks nice.
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Have you seen previews of the new steel kona rove with disk brakes? Might make a better commuter than the cx Jake bikes. Reminds me of the salsa vaya.

http://cog.konaworld.com/archives/12172
I did see the Rove, and it's definitely interesting. It reminded me of the Raleigh Roper. But I've been riding a 2008 Jake for four and a half years and love it. The disc brakes on this year's model may finally be the thing that gets me to upgrade.
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