The Kona Sutra is unashamedly a touring bike. It’s heavy, it feels more like a mountain bike than a road bike when you’re on it and it’s got enough carrying capacity to take the kitchen sink. If you’re going for a quick ride with your mates on their carbon bling, the Kona is going to disappoint you. If you’re planning to cruise into the sunset, it’ll put a smile on your face.
Off somewhere nice? Why not get there in style, fully loaded on a proper touring bike. The Kona Sutra is just such a beast, with a few interesting touches and design and spec changes from last year's model that make it a lot more practical straight out of the box.