Kona Fire Mountain MTB

Kona Fire Mountain Mountain Bike – 2001 Model

Kona Fire Mountain 2001 Model

2001 Kona Fire Mountain Mountain Bike

Here is a picture of the 2001 model year Kona Fire Mountain mountain bike that my wife has been riding for the last couple of years. I purchased the original stock bike on eBay. I have upgraded every part on the bike except for the Kona Control stem. As you can see from the pictures, the 2001 Fire Mountain came in Bright Gold Metallic. I think the gold color looks better that a plain yellow any day.

My wife rides the bike and she is okay with the color. The bike is set up as 3×8. The frame material is 6061 aluminum and is 16″ from center of the bottom bracket to the top of the top tube. The weight of the bike is around 25 pounds. I think the stock bike weighed 28 – 30 pounds.

Here are some of the components on the Kona Fire Mountain 2001.

Forks: Rockshox Indy S 80mm travel
Headset: Ritchey Scuzzy Logic Comp
Brakes/Shifters: Avid Single Digit V-brakes with Shimano Alivio EZ-Fire Plus brake levers/shifters (ST-M405)

Rear Derailleur: Shimano Deore XT (RD-M750) middle cage
Front Derailleur: Shimano Deore XT (FD-M750)

Saddle: WTB Speed V for women

Crankset: Shimano Deore FC-M540 175mm, 44-32-22t with Shimano Hollowtech BB-ES30 bottom bracket
Tires: Hutchinson Mosquito Airlight Tire 2.0
Alivio EZ-Fire Plus Levers



Hutchinson Mosquito Airlight Tire 2.0 Review:

FD Front Derailleur

RD Rear Derailleur (Middle Cage)

Deore FC-M540 Crankset, 175mm, 44-32-22t

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