The electric Bank Holiday continues with news of new Remote ebike model from Kona

Kona Remote 130 has geometry from the Process 134 with 65° head tube angle, 435mm chainstays, and the same reach as its sister 134 bikes.

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Kona Remote 130 need to know

  • Aluminum frame 29er ebike
  • 130mm rear travel
  • 140mm Fox Rhythm 34 Float fork
  • Shimano STEPS E7000 motor
  • 504Wh battery
  • Shimano Deore drivetrain and brakes
  • 65° head angle
  • 76.5° seat angle
  • 475mm reach on Large
  • 435mm chain stay length
  • SRP £5,199
kona remote 130

Get at the battery with a 4mm Allen key, if you need to

It’s not often you see gear indicator windows on a £5k MTB

kona remote 130

Dropper lever, brake lever, power assist control

A tidy front end

Charging port on seat tube above the Shimano STEPS E7000 motor

Kona press release

REMOTE 130:A sturdy aluminum frame holds Shimano’s E7000 motor and 504Wh battery. Tire clearance allows you to run up to a 29×2.5” tire. The bike comes spec’d with Maxxis DHF/DHR 2.5” EXO+ tires.Both Remote 160s and the Remote 130 have a durable, removable battery cover that stands up to abuse from trail debris.

With the success of both the Process 134 and the Remote 160, it only made sense to blend the two and create the ultimate trail e-MTB. The Remote 130 strikes perfect harmony between an all-mountain trail bike and pedal-assist electric bike. A sturdy aluminum frame holds Shimano’s E7000 motor and 504Wh battery. Suspension is provided by a 140mm Fox Rhythm 34 Float fork and Performance Float rear shock. Shimano’s new 12-speed Deore drivetrain and 4-piston brakes provide the stop and go. 29” WTB KOM Trail i35 TCS 2.0 wheels are wrapped in Maxxis Minion EXO+ TR 3C rubber. The bike is finished off with a stellar Prism paint job that is sure to be a showstopper on trails everywhere.