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Old 03-22-11, 05:09 PM   #1
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A teen's new steed. Kona Nunu.

Hey guys, I have been saving for some time for a 'real' mountain bike, and I finally saved enough for the one I have been lusting after.

My ride is a 2010 Kona Nunu that I got at dealer price, as overstock from last year. Apparently Kona re-introduced the Nunu half way through last year with plans to go into full force with the model this year.

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Post up pics of your Nunu's if you've got one.

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Old 03-22-11, 06:20 PM   #2
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Very nice. I like the green and black color scheme. And I was unaware of the Nunu as a model, so I have just learned something.
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Old 03-22-11, 06:22 PM   #3
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Very few people know that both the fish and the High School Musical 2 song "Humuhumunukunukuapua'a" inspired the Kona Nunu.

Looks nice.
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Old 03-22-11, 06:27 PM   #4
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Nice ride! Now head to the trails and enjoy it.
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I wish I had a pic of my bike clean haha. Go get it dirty!
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Well done- the Nunu is a great little bike.

As far as the name goes Kona's website says, "...we re-introduce the Nunu. Named for a god that personifies the vast freedom of the ocean..." For a long time, Kona had a bike in the lineup called the "humuhumunukunukuapua'a". THAT bike was inspired by the fish. :-j
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Very few people know that both the fish and the High School Musical 2 song "Humuhumunukunukuapua'a" inspired the Kona Nunu.

Looks nice.
I don't recall that fish spawning the Nunu...I do however remember the fish spawning the Kona Humuhumunukunukuapua'a:




The Nunu was named for a god that personifies the vast freedom of the ocean according to Konaworld.
Not that it matters...
http://www.konaworld.com/bike.cfm?content=nunu
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Old 03-23-11, 09:32 AM   #8
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No way! That is awesome.
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I have a dirty nunu........
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I wish I could say the same

Thanks for the compliments guys, and I just call it the Humu
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No you don't. A dirty Nunu is nothing to wish for. The shots you need to take to clear it up are terrible.
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I have a dirty nunu........

Better than a dirty Hoo Koo E Koo.
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Thats how I got a dirty nunu!!!!!!!!
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Thats how I got a dirty nunu!!!!!!!!
I thought it was from the Sanchez!





...Hm. Yeah, that one was too obvious. Fail.
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So how's it ride? Have you been out much on it? There is still too much snow where I'm at to ride off road.
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So how's it ride? Have you been out much on it? There is still too much snow where I'm at to ride off road.
Not bad at all. I like it alot. It's great on the flats and downhill, the climbing leaves a bit to be desired. But I'm not to concerned about that.The geometry and fit is spot on, just like my Kona commuter bike. It's a bit porky at 30 pounds, but alot of that comes from the fork.

I have been out a bit, probably have a little over a hundred K on it. Mostly on logging roads and a few trails. The riding is limited when you don't have a driver's license

Overall, I'm veeeery stoked about the new rig.
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Not bad at all. I like it alot. It's great on the flats and downhill, the climbing leaves a bit to be desired. But I'm not to concerned about that.
I'm still waiting for a bike that does the climbing for me. . Seriously, I favor descending over climbing. I don't mind climbing, but the fun part for me is usually the run down the other side of the hill.

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I understand. Although I have a license, I still don't like to drive very far in order to ride. Were I living in a more urban area, I'd probably be more of a roadie--perish the thought.
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I do however remember the fish spawning the Kona Humuhumunukunukuapua'a
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