The M16 is a world-class, downhill racing machine, at 9.5 inches of rear travel, with geometry developed in conjunction with Intense Factory Racing Team riders Bernat Guardia, Jack Moir, Luca Cometti and Ferran Jorba, as well as Intense test pilots Chris Kovarik, Shaun Palmer and Claire Buchar.
Intense was the pioneer of downhill racing bikes – and the M16 is the new standard. The M16 is available in alloy or carbon chassis.
- World Cup tested geometry
- EPS molded high modulus carbon frame
- Compression molded carbon fiber upper link
- Full internal cable routing for brake and shifting cables
- Forged lower link
- Double sealed pivots for long bearing life
- Dual grease ports on lower link for easy maintenance
- Full carbon dropouts and disk mounts
- Angular contact bearings maximize stiffness
- Collet axle pivots lock in place without pinch bolts
|M16C Pro Build|
|FRAME||M16 SL 275 Monocoque UD Carbon Front and Rear Triangle 275” DH Frameset, ISCG 05 Mount, w/ 157 x12 mm spacing, 215 -240 mm travel|
|FORK||RockShox Boxxer World Cup, 200 mm|
|SHOCK||RockShox Vivid Coil 240mm X 76mm|
|WHEELS||Stan’s No Tubes Rapid 30|
|HUBS||DT Swiss FR 1950 CLASSIC 27.5, 110x20 mm front HUB; 157 x 12 mm rear w/XD Driver, 20 mm front, centerlock|
|RIMS||Stan’s No Tubes|
|TIRES||Maxxis Minion, 27.5 X 2.5"|
|SHIFTERS||SRAM X01 DH, 7 speed|
|REAR DERAILLEUR||SRAM X01 DH, 7 speed|
|CRANK||SRAM X01, 36T|
|CASSETTE||SRAM XG-795 10-24, 7 speed|
|CHAIN||SRAM X1, 11 speed|
|CHAIN GUIDE||E13 LG1|
|BOTTOM BRACKET||BSA (threaded), 83 mm|
|SADDLE||WTB Volt Team|
|SEATPOST||Thomson Elite, 31.6 mm, zero offset|
|HANDLEBAR||Renthal Fatbar Lite DH 20 mm x 780 mm|
|STEM||RENTHAL INTEGRA II Direct Mount 45 mm|
|HEADSET||Cane Creek, 40, alloy cartridge, 25 mm of spacers|
|BRAKESET||Shimano Saint, 203 mm front and rear|
|GRIPS||Intense Dual Density Lock-On|
|A||WHEEL BASE||1194 mm||1219 mm||1245 mm||1265 mm|
|B||TOP TUBE LENGTH||565 mm||591 mm||616 mm||634 mm|
|C||CHAINSTAY LENGTH||445 mm||445 mm||445 mm||445 mm|
|D||HEAD TUBE LENGTH||109 mm||115 mm||122 mm||132 mm|
|E||HEAD TUBE ANGLE||63.5 ̊||63.5 ̊||63.5 ̊||63.5 ̊|
|F||REACH||391 mm||413 mm||436 mm||452 mm|
|G||STACK||587 mm||592 mm||598 mm||607 mm|
|H||BB HEIGHT||365 mm||365 mm||365 mm||365 mm|
|I||SEAT TUBE ANGLE (EFFECTIVE)||73.3 ̊||73.3 ̊||73.3 ̊||73.3 ̊|
|J||SEAT TUBE ANGLE (ACTUAL)||59.5 ̊||59.5 ̊||59.5 ̊||59.5 ̊|
|K||SEAT TUBE LENGTH||416 mm||440 mm||455 mm||457 mm|
|L||STAND OVER HEIGHT||797 mm||803 mm||809 mm||816 mm|
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