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Kona Week Packed with Zipp Speed

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Zipp is set for a big week on the Big Island. Wheel demos. An opportunity to Trade In/Speed Up. Morning coffee rides. Afternoon athlete meetups at the iconic Island Lava Java café. And, of course, the Ironman World Championship on Oct. 12.

Going to Kona? Test our Zipp Tubeless wheels with our free demo program.

Register here:


Tue Oct 8 - Thu Oct 10, 2019

Kailua-Kona, HI

(More information on morning Zipp rides at Kona below)

Our 2019 Pro Kona Roster

Zipp’s roster of pros includes three former Kona winners Mirinda Carfrae (three-time Kona champ), Jan Frodeno (two-time Kona champ), and Sebastian Kienle. One of this year’s most intriguing favorites is first-time Kona competitor Alistair Brownlee, who is a two time Olympic gold medalist.


Josh Amberger (Australia)

Alistair Brownlee (Great Britain)

Andi Boecherer (Germany)

Matt Hanson (United States)

Jan Frodeno (Germany) – two-time Kona champ

Sebastian Kienle (Germany) – one-time Kona champ


Mirinda Carfrae (Australia) – three-time Kona champ

Sarah Crowley (Australia)

Maja Stage Nielsen (Denmark)

Trade In / Speed Up

If you’re headed to Kona, you have the opportunity to upgrade to new Zipp Speed in time for your world championship race. So come to the Big Island and Trade In, and Speed Up.

Meet IndyCar Legend Tony Kanaan

Indy 500 winner (and previous Kona finisher) Tony Kanaan will be with the Zipp crew all week on rides and at Lava Java. Read more about Tony's passion for cycling and triathlon.

Our Schedule for Kona Week

Find us at the Island Lava Java in Kona