Intense 2020 Primer 27.5 Expert Bike - Unisex 6005-099

Intense 2020 Primer 27.5 Expert Bike - Unisex

6005-099
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Description

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The bike for trail escape artists. Twisty tight singletrack and hairpin turns don't bother you. And this machine has the manoeuvrability for you to squirm out of terrain traps or squeeze through the steep and narrow. Bomber shocks keep your ride a fun-fest, no matter what the trail of the day is. Agile and nimble, it's geometry positions you effectively for cruel climbs and jaw droppers, and whatever falls in between.

  • Full carbon frame scales down the weight while keeping your ride feel nimble and agile.
  • Agressive enduro/trail geometry gives a 65.2 degree headtube angle.
  • Reach: Small (420 mm); Medium (450 mm); and Large (475 mm).
  • Internal cable routing keeps shifter, seatpost and brake cables tidy.
  • Fox Performance 34 fork absorbs shock with 150mm of travel.
  • Fox Performance DPX2 (3-pos) handles well on small or big bumps.
  • SRAM NX Eagle crankset gives you lively power on hills, bumps or loose sections.
  • Shimano M500/M520 hydraulic disc brakes provide powerful all-conditions braking.
  • SRAM NX Eagle shifters give rapid response gearing.
  • SRAM NX Eagle rear derailleur provides quick gear changes.
  • SRAM NX Eagle chain for durable drive power.
  • Dropper seat post.
  • Front tire: Maxxis High Roller II 27.5 x 2.5.
  • Rear tire: Maxxis Agressor 27.5 x 2.3.
  • Bikes are covered by MEC's Rocksolid Guarantee and Bike Service Agreement. You can bring your bike to any MEC bike shop for free adjustments and minor maintenance for a year after purchase.
  • Buy an Intense bike, get 2 years of free top-level bike service that includes: drivetrain tune-ups, wheel truing, 2 brake bleeds, 2 fork and shock services, and minor part installs.
  • Includes an Intense gift box with over $150 of free stuff – like a torque wrench set, shock pump and extra valve stems for going tubeless.
  • Based in Temecula, California, Intense Cycles have been building aggressive, game-changing and flat-out rad mountain bikes since 1993.

Tech specs

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Weight 13.72kg (Medium)
Ideal for
  • Trail riding
  • Enduro
Frame Intense Primer 27.5 carbon
Front travel 150mm
Fork Fox Float 34 Performance
Rear shock Fox Factory DPX2
Rear travel 140mm
Stem Intense Recon 45mm 31.8mm
Seatpost Intense Recon
Headset Intense TS
Handlebars Intense Recon 780mm 31.8mm
Grips/tape Intense Dual Density Lock-on
Brakes

Mechanical disc brakes are more powerful than rim brakes, but less powerful than hydraulic brakes.

  • Shimano M520 (hydraulic disc)
  • Shimano M500 (hydraulic disc)
Brake levers Shimano M500 Disc
Shifters SRAM NX Eagle
Derailleur (front) N/A
Derailleur (rear) SRAM NX Eagle
Crank + rings SRAM NX DUB 32T
Bottom bracket DUB BSA
Pedals Sold separately
Hub (front) Alloy
Hub (rear)

The hub affects a bike’s rolling efficiency. Internally geared hubs require significantly less maintenance.

Alloy
Cassette

Cassettes with a smaller range allow you to go faster; a bigger range makes climbing hills easier.

SRAM PG 1230 Eagle 12-speed 11-50T
Chain SRAM Eagle NX
Spokes E13
Rims E13 LG1 Enduro Race
Saddle WTB Silverado Sport
Made in Taiwan