KONA is a bicycle manufacturer based in Ferndale, Washington, USA and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Founded in 1988 by Dan Gerhard and Jacob Heilbron, we are passionate about the freedom and empowerment that cycling brings. Unusually for a North American company, the owner has not changed since its founding, and it is supported by a staff of enthusiastic, active and passionate cyclists who are always enthusiastic about cycling. KONA is neither big nor small company, but we are passionate cyclists who make bikes for everyone who loves cycling, whether their love is new or long-term. Group. Circles always thinks KONA should be your first look at cycling.