The Kona Explosif is a steel, scandium, chromoly and aluminum True Temper OX Platinum / Tange Prestige / Columbus Max mountain bike frame. The frame comes in colors like grey, satin and black.

Originally released in 1994, there are 12 versions of this bike. Due to the frame materials, we estimate that this bike weighs around 25 pounds. The Explosif has fork suspension.


The Explosif comes with Shimano Deore, Mountain and Suntour/SR components, including a Tahoma Sonne IV, Kona Race Light Velocity, Race Easton EA30 stem, a threadless, Aheadset, Kona Race Light WTB Momentum Comp ST headset and grip-shift, Shimano Deore, Suntour XC Pro top- SRT-800 X-Ray shifters.

The Marzocchi and Rock Shox fork has a true suspension.


The Explosif has 9,8 speeds and has a Shimano derailleur.


It comes with kevlar, Tioga, Kona, Hutchinson Nokian NBT tires (26in x NaN) and Mavic Sun rims.

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Type Mountain
Year 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2010
Alt. Names Explosif