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Just got the 2013 Kona Satori

Lumberjack

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Jan 24, 2003
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So far so good. The 2013 model feels more like an all mountain bike now. Hopefully I'll get it up to Steven's Pass in the next couple of weeks.
 

J-Dubs

Monkey
Jul 10, 2006
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Salem, MA
I'm looking at this one too.
What size did you get and how tall are you? I'm 5'9" with T-Rex arms, and am between the 16" and 18". How is the reach and what do you think of the long stem?
Thanks
 

Lumberjack

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Jan 24, 2003
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Sandwich it felt really good before and now with a little more fork travel and larger stanchions look out. What I should have said was " feels even more like an all mountain bike now

J-Dubs I am 6' and have a 32-33" inseam. I am riding an 18" frame. 2012 model I used the stock stem flipped down and on 2013 I flipped it up. No problem with the reach either way for me.
With the shoes and pedals I'm running and my leg extension the seat post has about 7/8ths of an inch before before it bottoms out on the seat clamp. If you right click and hit view on the above pic you'll see what I mean.
 

J-Dubs

Monkey
Jul 10, 2006
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Salem, MA
Thank you. I rode the 2012 in 18" yesterday. It felt great and I had 8.5" of seatpost at full extension. That should be plenty of room. I have longer legs than toso, so even though the 90mm stem felt ok, I'll throw a 70 on there for good measure. Looking forward to the availability of the 2013.