For the gravel bike-campers out there, check out the new Swift Industries and Kona Bikes collaboration: the limited edition Swift X Kona Rove ST, complete with a full set of color-matched bags and a lot of nice details…

Posted by Logan Watts

The Kona Rove ST seems like the ideal platform for this special edition, all-road, bike-camping build by Kona Bikes and Swift Industries. The two Pacific Northwest companies partnered to blend color-matched bags by Swift with custom paint and details. And, they tied it all together with a gravel-specific, Shimano GRX 2×11 drivetrain. There’s only 201 Swift Roves out there, so if this is your cup of tea, you better hop to it. Details below…

Swift x Kona Rove ST
  • Swift x Kona Rove ST
  • Swift x Kona Rove ST
  • Swift x Kona Rove ST
  • Swift x Kona Rove ST
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Swift X Kona Rove ST Build

The new Swift X Kona Rove ST comes with Swift Industries Jr. Ranger Panniers, a Paloma handlebar bag, and a Zeitgeist saddlebag, as shown. Other build features include a Tubus Tara lowrider rack, Brooks B17 saddle, fenders, a Shimano GRX 2×11 drivetrain, and WTB i23 rims shod with 650b x 47mm Venture tires. Here’s the full build kit.

  • FRAME MATERIAL Kona Butted Cromoly
  • PAINT COLOR Gloss Earth Grey + Rust-Orange / Warm Grey Decals
  • SIZES 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, 58
  • FORK Kona Project Two Cromoly Disc
  • Crankset Shimano GRX 600, 30/46t
  • Bottom Bracket Shimano GRX 600
  • CHAIN Shimano 105
  • Casssette Shimano 105 11-34t 11spd
  • Front derailleur Shimano GRX 810
  • Rear derailleur Shimano GRX 810
  • SHIFTERS Shimano GRX 600
  • BRAKE CALIPERS Shimano GRX 400 Flat mount
  • FRONT BRAKE ROTOR Shimano RT64 160mm (centerlock)
  • REAR BRAKE ROTOR Shimano RT64 160mm (centerlock)
  • BRAKE LEVERS Shimano GRX
  • HEADSET FSA TH848
  • HANDLEBAR Kona Road
  • STEM Kona Road Deluxe
  • SEATPOST Kona Deluxe Thumb w/Offset 27.2mm
  • SEAT CLAMP Kona Clamp
  • GRIPS Brooks Leather Bar Tape
  • SADDLE Brooks B17 Imperial
  • FRONT HUB Shimano 105 100x12mm (centerlock)
  • REAR HUB Shimano 105 142x12mm (centerlock)
  • SPOKES Stainless Black 14g
  • RIMS WTB Asym i23 TCS
  • FRONT TIRE WTB Venture TCS Dual Compound 650x47c
  • REAR TIRE WTB Venture TCS Dual Compound 650x47c
  • PANNIERS Swift Industries Jr. Ranger
  • HANDLEBAR BAG Swift Industries Paloma
  • SADDLE BAG Swift Industries Zeitgeist
  • EXTRAS Fenders w/ Mud aps, Tubus Tara Big Apple Front Lowrider Rack
  • Swift x Kona Rove ST
  • Swift x Kona Rove ST
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Swift x Kona Rove ST

This Swift X Kona Rove ST is in US stores right now, so you can buy one today at your local Kona dealer for $3199, as pictured. Learn more about the Rove ST over at KonaWorld.com.

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