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Intense Cycles M16 Palmer Limited Edition

Intense Cycles M16 Palmer Limited Edition


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2016 Intense Cycles M16 Palmer Limited Edition

The Intense M16 Palmer is the latest version of Shaun Palmer’s 1996 M1, which Shaun himself refers to as “the world’s most famous 2nd place bike”. After only 18 months in the sport, Shaun finished 2nd at the Cairns, Australia World Championships on his USA-flag painted Intense M1. Now, 20 years later, he has re-joined Intense and created today’s version of the legendary stars-and-stripes bike: a hand-painted, custom-spec’d M16. Intense will produce 60 of these coveted bikes. This king of the downhill circuit is constructed from a hydroformed aluminum frame and has 215-240mm of precision suspension that sucks up everything from braking bumps to high-speed G-outs to gigantic drops with ease. Up front, the Fox Factory 40 Float fork offers 200mm of rock and root-leveling suspension, while the crisp SRAM X01 DH shifting gets you through the pedally sections. Polishing off the build are DT Swiss wheels, E-thirteen carbon cranks, and a quality Renthal cockpit. Intense was the pioneer of downhill racing bikes—and the M16 is the new standard.

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    Specification Description
    Frame M16 275 Hydroformed Aluminum, 215-240mm travel, ISCG 05 mount, 157 x 12mm thru-axle
    Fork Fox Factory 40 Float, 200mm-travel, 110 x 20mm thru-axle
    Rear Shock Fox Factory Coil DHX2
    Rims/Wheels DT Swiss FR 1950 CLASSIC
    Hubs DT Swiss FR 1950 CLASSIC
    Spokes DT Swiss
    Tires Maxxis Minion, 27.5 X 2.5
    Crankset E13 LG1R Carbon DH
    Chainrings 36T
    Bottom Bracket BSA, 83mm
    Chain SRAM X1 DH
    Rear Derailleur SRAM X01
    Rear Cogs SRAM XG-795, 7 speed, 10-24
    Shifters SRAM X01 DH
    Handlebars Renthal Fatbar Lite DH, 20mm x 780mm
    Tape/Grips Intense Dual Density Lock-On
    Stem Renthal Integra II direct mount, 50mm
    Brakes Magura MT7 Disc Brake, 203mm rotors
    Saddle Fabric Scoop Radius Pro
    Seatpost Thomson Elite
    Accessories & Extras E13 LG1

    * Subject to change without notice.

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