The Primer Factory is the top-spec version of our fast, efficient and highly capable trail-eating 130mm 29er. Truly a professional-level bike, the Primer Factory is designed to offer unrivalled performance and an exquisite ride experience for racers looking for every edge or riders who care about the details of going fast.
Built around our super light SL frame, the Primer Factory frame saves weight on the Foundation and Expert models, featuring full uni-directional carbon monocoque front and rear triangles and a carbon top link. The superior quality frame is finished with internal routing, titanium hardware and integrated chainstay and BB flack guards.
Only the very finest, high-performance components have been specced on the Primer Factory including ENVE carbon wheels and cockpit, SRAM XX1 Eagle drivetrain, Shimano XTR brakes and RockShox suspension. It's all designed to build a package you can roll onto the trails and race seriously fast, while turning heads too.
The high-performance RockShox Pike RCT3 29 Solo Air fork and RockShox Monarch RT3 shock will be tuned specifically for you by our own Intense mechanics so you can get straight out on your new bike and ride with confidence.
Built for trails
29" ENVE carbon wheels
140mm front, 130mm rear travel
RockShox Pike RCT3 29 Solo Air fork
RockShox Monarch RT3 shock
SRAM XX1 Eagle 12-speed drivetrain
Shimano XTR M9020 brakes
The Primer is a fast trail 29er that can do it all. Most at home on natural singletrack, rocky trail centre descents and technical climbs, it's ideal for the majority of UK trails.
Shorter chainstays, a slack head angle and steeper seat tube create an aggressive, expertly balanced geometry. This makes the Primer feels like it has more than its 130mm of JS Tuned travel, so it can take on all but the gnarliest and steepest terrain.
Whatever you throw at it, the Primer is the most capable, sprightly and playful trail 29er you're likely to throw your leg over.
If you're looking for one versatile bike in your quiver that almost as fast going uphill as it is down, it has to be the Primer.
As with all our JS Tuned bikes, we've carefully selected the component spec for the Primer Factory to give you maximum performance at this bike level.
||Primer 29 SL monocoque uni-directional carbon front and tear triangles, carbon top link, internal shift, dropper post and brake routing, integrated BB and chainstay flack guard protectors, titanium hardware, Boost 148x12mm spacing, 115-130 mm travel
||RockShox Pike RCT3 29 Solo Air, 140mm, Boost 110x15mm
||Rock Shox Monarch RT3, 200x51mm
||ENVE M60/40 HV 29" carbon rims, 28 hole, on DT Swiss 240S Centerlock hubs and DT Swiss Competition spokes.
||Maxxis 29x2.35 Forekaster F120 DC/EXO/TR
||SRAM XX1 Eagle 12-speed trigger
||SRAM XX1 Eagle 12 speed, gold
||SRAM XX1 Eagle Boost GXP 175mm, 34T
||SRAM XG 1299 XX1 Eagle 12 speed, 10-50T, gold
||SRAM XX1 Eagle 12 speed, gold
||SRAM Pressfit GXP BB92
||Fabric Scoop Radius Pro with Carbon Rails
||Fox Transfer 31.6mm, 150mm dropper
||ENVE Mountain DH 760mm Carbon
||ENVE Mountain Stem 55mm Carbon
||Cane Creek 40 Series, ZS44/EC49.40
||Shimano XTR M9020 Centerlock hydraulic disc 180mm front, 160mm rear
NOTE - Pedals not included, but receive £10 off a set of DMR V12 pedals when you buy an Intense bike.
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Picking the perfect size for you depends on your height, leg length and riding style. Start by referring to the chart below. If you're between sizes, we generally suggest sizing up. If you've got any sizing queries, talk to our experts at email@example.com or by calling 01454 550343.
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Ready to ride extras
Add tubeless setup, Intense Rockguardz, pedals and more at the cart page.
Our wrench wizards will tune your bike for your weight and riding style.
Each complete bike comes with a free Intense torque wrench set and shock pump.
Because we're in the UK, we aim to tune and dispatch via courier within 24-hours.