Intense Carbine SL All Mountain Full Suspension

5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $2899.00

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Product Description

Introducing the Carbine SL: the newest addition to Intense Cycles? exciting line of carbon fiber frames. The Carbine SL takes the Carbine, shaves some weight while adding nimbleness and maneuverability in a shorter travel package for riders looking for that trail riding rocket of a bike. Weighing in at just 5 lbs. (medium frame) and offering cool features like titanium bolts and a carbon fiber shock link , the Carbine SL delivers an exceptional ride for racers and enthusiasts alike. Features: -Adjustable travel 4.75?-5.25? (120mm-134mm), easily set at the upper link -Carbon fiber upper link -Titanium bolts -135mm drop outs only -49mm lower head tube and 44mm upper headtube allow you to run a tapered steerer fork -Direct mount front derailleur -Height adjustable seatpost routing -H20 bottle mounts -"Flk-Grd" down tube and chain stay protector system -Angular contact bearings and collet axle system with replaceable zirk fittings World Cup, National, and World Championship winning VPP suspension platform

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Javier Bours

Date Reviewed: September 26, 2012

Strengths:    Stiff, climbs like a goat and the handling its amazing

Weaknesses:    None at all

Bottom Line:   

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Robert a All Mountain Rider

Date Reviewed: July 23, 2012

Strengths:    Light and nimble, climbs and descends exceptionally well.

Weaknesses:    None so far.

Bottom Line:   
Only had it for a few weeks now but i can already tell this is gonna be my favorite bike. The speed and lightness of this bike make it an ideal San Diego xc bike.

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Bike Setup:   1x10, SRAM X7 derailleur, SRAM XO shifter, Fox Sektor TK

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more Carbine SL love!

I'm looking at getting a Carbine SL and I don't see a ton of builds on here. There's a few in the Carbine thread, and a handful of others scattered about. Maybe some of you could post yours up, along with build weights, opinions of the bike, etc. I'm in the process of trying to sell my Yeti ASRc fra ... Read More »

How will a Carbine Sl ride compare to a SC Blur?

I'm curious about feedback about how a Carbine SL will ride compared to a SC Blur C. There are no intense dealers in my area, but I can demo a SC Blur C and wondering if they would ride the same. I currently have a 2012 Trek EX8 which I like a lot, but I almost feel like I'm "missing" something wi ... Read More »

The lightest Carbine SL you've ever seen! (probably)

Just got done building this up today, and thought the folks in this forum would probably enjoy checking it out! Build Spec: Carbine SL Small Frame Revelation WC XX Fork 110 Headset ENVE Stem/Bar/Post Easton EC90 Wheelset w/XX1 Driver XX1 Drivetrain Schwalbe Racing Ralph 2.1 Evo SS Tires W ... Read More »

Intense Carbine SL 27.5"

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Project Carbine SL 27.5

Last season, I raced XC on a Carbine SL with a 120mm fork. This year, I want to try 27.5, but I want to stay with my Carbine SL. So I started the process of converting it. A few important features that make this possible: The Carbine SL and the Carbine are "identical" when it comes to shape. ... Read More »

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