This bikepacking monster is both a great entry into bikepacking or a do-it-all mountain machine. From singletrack slayer to loaded tourer, Kona's cromoly steel frame and huge tyres make it a comfortable and gripping experience.
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Looking for a do-it-all bikepacking bike? What about a bike that can roll over gravel with ease and shred down a mountain? What about a bike that can turn a single speed commuter? The Kona Unit X might be for you!

This incredibly versatile mountain bike features

  • Shimano Deore 12-speed drivetrain
  • Shimano MT410 Hydraulic brakes
  • 29 x 2.6" tyres - massive clearance
  • Suspension corrected frame
  • Sliding dropouts - run the bike single speed if you want!
  • Rigid fork
  • Reynolds 520 Butted Chromoly tubing
  • Fork and top-tube feed bag mounts

The 2023 model comes in a new matte red colour and is in stock end of October 2022 (ETA), call us or sign up here for a testride.

FrameReynolds 520 Butted Cromoly
SizesS, M, L, XL
ForkKona Plus Fork 110mm spacing
CrankarmsProwheel 12spd
Bottom BracketProwheel 73mm
ChainShimano Deore 12spd
CassetteShimano Deore 10-51t 12spd
Rear DerailleurShimano Deore
BrakesShimano MT410 Hydraulic )
Brake RotorsFRONT: Shimano RT10 180mm (centerlock) REAR: Shimano RT10 160mm (centerlock)
HeadsetTH ZST No.10
HandlebarKona XC/BC Riser & Kona Key Grip
SeatpostKona Thumb w/Offset 31.6mm
SaddleWTB Volt
WheelsFRONT HUB Formula 110x15mm (centerlock) REAR HUB Shimano 148x12mm (centerlock) SPOKES:Stainless Black 14g RIMS: WTB ST i30 2.0 TCS
TyresMaxxis Rekon TR 29x2.6" or WTB Ranger TCS 29x2.6"
  • Compatible with rear racks
1ST LENGTH370420470530
2TT LENGTH582610637675
7HT LENGTH110120130140
9CS LENGTH430430430430
10BB DROP65656565
11BB HEIGHT310310310310
13FRONT CENTER693722750789
14FORK LENGTH470470470470
15FORK OFFSET50505050


Register within 3 months of purchase to increase warranty from 3 years to lifetime of the original owner (with exception of carbon frames). You can register your new Kona here