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Apr
2015

2016 Intense Cycles M16 Downhill Bike Unveiled

4/15/2015 : sicklines

, 2016 Intense Cycles M16 Downhill Bike Unveiled

Intense Cycles sent over some details on their new 27.5″ downhill bike, the M16. Made in the USA, adjustable travel, integrated fork bumpers, and more.

Last year when we toured Intense Cycles, we noticed a prototype tucked away that looked like a new downhill bike they were developing. Today they’ve released details about that bike called the M16.

, 2016 Intense Cycles M16 Downhill Bike Unveiled

Key Features

  • 27.5” Wheel Size
  • Made in the USA
  • Hydroformed Aluminum Construction.
  • 215mm – 240mm (8.5” – 9.5”) of adjustable rear travel
  • Standard with Cane Creek Double Barrel Coil Shock.
  • 157mm rear hub spacing.
  • Comes with 12X157 Locking collet axle.
  • Serviceable pivot points featuring collet bolts and grease ports.
  • Two levels of adjustable shock progression
  • Molded FLK-GRDTM protection

, 2016 Intense Cycles M16 Downhill Bike Unveiled

Geometry
, 2016 Intense Cycles M16 Downhill Bike Unveiled

Frame:
M16 275 Hydroformed Alloy Front and Rear Triangle 275” DH Frameset, ISCG 05 Mount, w/ 157 x12 mm spacing, 215 – 241 mm travel.
Front suspension: RockShox Boxxer World Cup
Rear suspension: Cane Creek Double Barrel Coil
Hubs: 32 Hole NO TUBES 3.30, 110×20 mm front HUB; 157 x 12 mm rear w/XD Driver, 20 mm front, 6 Bolt
Rims: NO TUBES Rapid 30 Team 27.5″
Spokes: Sapim
Tires: Maxxis Minion, 27.5 X 2.5”
Shifters: SRAM X01 DH, 7 speed
Rear derailleur: SRAM X01 DH, 7 speed
Crank: SRAM X01 DH, 36T
Cassette: SRAM XG-1195 10-24, 7 speed
Chain: SRAM X1, 11 speed
Saddle: WTB Volt Team
Seatpost: Thomson Elite, 31.6mm, zero offset
Handlebar: Renthal Fatbar Lite 20mm x 740 mm
Stem: Stem Renthal Direct Mount 50mm
Headset: Cane Creek, 40, alloy cartridge, 25 mm of spacers
Brakeset: Shimano Saint
Grips: Intense Dual Density Lock-On
Colors: Intense Red, Flat Black

www.intensecycles.com


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