SNIPER XC
SNIPER XC
SNIPER XC
SNIPER XC
SNIPER XC
SNIPER XC
SNIPER XC
SNIPER XC
SNIPER XC
SNIPER XC
SNIPER XC
SNIPER XC
SNIPER XC
SNIPER XC
SNIPER XC
SNIPER XC
SNIPER XC
SNIPER XC
SNIPER XC
SNIPER XC
SNIPER XC

SNIPER XC

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With the Sniper XC we have created a pure full-suspension XC bike with a true INTENSE spirit. It is a complete system that is designed to work as one in a super light and durable frame.
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The Sniper XC is all about off-road speed… both up and down. It is fast and fiery, a truly innovative XC bike. It loves going uphill, but it always has one eye on the descents. A longer toptube, shorter stem, wider bars, lower bottom bracket, and slacker head angle all make for an exciting yet balanced bike. It is a complete system that is designed to work as one.Featuring a super lightweight full carbon frame (4lbs 5oz size Medium), rolling on 29” wheels, with progressive XC geometry. The Sniper XC is all about off-road speed… both up and down. It is fast and fiery, a truly innovative XC bike…
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FRAME
Sniper 29 XC Monocoque Carbon Front and Rear Triangle, Carbon Top Link, Titanium Hardware, Internal Shift, Dropper Post and Brake Routing, Flak Guard. 100mm (4") Travel
Sniper 29 XC Monocoque Carbon Front and Rear Triangle, Carbon Top Link, Titanium Hardware, Internal Shift, Dropper Post and Brake Routing, Flak Guard. 100mm (4") Travel
FORK
FOX Performance 32 Float SC, 100mm, Grip Damper 3-Pos Microadjust
FOX Performance Elite 32 Float SC, 100mm, FIT4 Damper 3-Pos with adjust
SHOCK
FOX Performance Float DPS, 3-Pos w/ Adjust
FOX Performance Elite Float, DPS, 3-Pos with adjust
WHEELSET e*Thirteen XCX 29" DT-Swiss XR1700 29"
HUBS
INTENSE Alloy
DT-Swiss 350 Hybrid
TIRES Maxxis Rekon Maxx Speed EXO 3C 29" x 2.25" MAXXIS Rekon Maxx Speed EXO 3C 29" x 2.25"
SHIFTER
Shimano SLX 12SP, I-SPEC
Shimano SLX 12SP, I-Spec
DERAILLEUR
Shimano SLX 12SP
Shimano XT 12SP
CRANK
Shimano SLX 34t, 170mm (SM) / 175mm (MD,LG,XL) 
Shimano XT 34t, 170mm (SM) / 175mm (MD,LG,XL) 
CASSETTE
Shimano SLX
Shimano XT
CHAIN Shimano SLX
Shimano XT
BOTTOM BRACKET
Shimano BB92
Shimano BB92
SEATPOST INTENSE Dropper Recon, 125mm (SM), 150mm (MD), 170mm (L/XL) Kindshock LEC CI, 125mm (SM), 150mm (MD), 175mm (LG/XL(
SADDLE
WTB Silverado with Steel Rails
WTB Silverado Fusion with Cr-Mo SL Rails
HANDLEBAR
INTENSE Recon Flat 760mm
INTENSE Recon Elite Flat Carbon 760mm
STEM INTENSE Recon XC, 60mm (SM/MD), 70mm (LG/XL) INTENSE Recon Elite XC, 60mm (SM/MD), 70mm (LG/XL)
HEADSET
Cane Creek AER Integrated, IS41-IS52/40
Tange Seiki Integrated IS41-IS52/40
BRAKESET Shimano BR-M6100, Shimano RT56 Rotors 160mm Front and Rear Shimano XT BR-M8100, Shimano XT Rotors 160mm Front and Rear
GRIP INTENSE Foam INTENSE Foam

BASED OFF HIGH SETTING

HIGH SETTING SM MD LG XL
WHEELBASE 1127mm / 44.4" 1152mm / 45.37 1179mm / 46.4" 1206mm / 47.5"
TOPTUBE LENGTH 584mm / 23.0" 609mm / 24.0" 635mm / 25" 660mm / 26"
CHAINSTAY LENGTH 439mm / 17.3" 439mm / 17.3" 439mm / 17.3" 439mm / 17.3"
HEADTUBE LENGTH 90mm / 3.54" 95mm / 3.7" 105mm / 4.13" 115mm / 4.5"
HEADTUBE ANGLE 67.5°
67.5°
67.5°
67.5°
REACH 421mm / 16.6" 444.5mm / 17.5" 468mm / 18.4" 490mm / 19.3"
STACK 570mm / 22.45" 575mm / 22.6" 584mm / 23" 490mm / 19.3"
BB HEIGHT 330mm / 13.0" 330mm / 13.0" 330mm / 13.0" 330mm / 13.0"
BB DROP 38mm / 1.50" 38mm / 1.50" 38mm / 1.50" 38mm / 1.50"
SEATTUBE ANGLE 74° 74° 74° 74°
SEATTUBE LENGTH 406mm / 16"
437mm / 17.2"
488mm / 19.2"
538mm / 21.2"
STANDOVER HEIGHT 769mm / 30.3" 771mm / 30.4" 776mm / 30.4" 781mm / 30.75
FORK AXLE TO CROWN 503.7mm / 19.8" 503mm / 19.8" 503.7mm / 19.8" 503mm / 19.8"
FORK OFFSET 44mm / 1.73" 44mm / 1.73" 44mm / 1.73" 44mm / 1.73"
FRONT CENTER 689mm / 27.1" 715mm / 28.1" 742mm / 29.2" 768mm / 30.2"

MODERN DAY XC

It’s all about geometry. Long, low, and slack is no longer just for the downhill crowd, it’s the ‘new normal’ for XC trail bikes too… it’s really a game-changer. We believe that short-travel bikes should descend like their long-travel siblings, so with the Sniper XC, we've created an XC trail bike with an aggressive DH spirit.

LIGHT, FAST, AGILE, FUN

We know that riding the Sniper will fill you with confidence. Climbing, descending, or cruising along… it does it all with powerful yet efficient ease. The way the Sniper covers the ground so quickly and effortlessly is inspiring and it is nothing short of a revelation on the descents.

OPTIMIZED PEDALING

For the Sniper XC our engineering team put the focus on optimized pedaling performance, tweaking the shock tune to suit typical XC riding terrain. The suspension for the Sniper was designed for supple sensitivity on small bumps, mid-support for hard pedaling efficiency in and out of the saddle, and a good progression to the end of the stroke.

THE JS TUNED XC LINK

What this means is that you get a supple and sensitive ride that initially absorbs small bumps, then seamlessly moves into a supportive mid-stroke platform (which helps to maintain ride height) and finally into a controlled ramp-up towards bottom-out. All this translates into a very predictable ride that offers plenty of support, can tackle anything, and gives endless grip in all situations.

COMPLIMENTARY TOOL BOX

Every INTENSE bike comes with it’s own complimentary toolbox(sent separately), which includes all the tools you will need to build and maintain your bike – a 3-way Y-Wrench Multi-Hex/Allen tool, high pressure shock pump, torque wrench and a selection of Philips, Hex/Allen and Torx drivers/bits. We also supply sealant and valves to convert your tires to a tubeless setup.

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