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Parts Brand Model Additional info
Frame Intense Carbine Frame
Rear Shock Fox Racing Shox Float CTD Kashima
Fork Fox Racing Shox 34 Talas 160 Kashima
Headset Chris King
Handlebar ENVE Carbon DH
Stem Other Enve Carbon
Grips Lizard Skins Peaty
Brakes Shimano XTR
Brake Levers Shimano XTR
Shifters Shimano XTR
Front Derailleur Shimano XTR
Rear Derailleur Shimano XTR
Cranks SRAM XO Carbon
Bottom Bracket SRAM GXP Ceramic
Chain Shimano XTR
Cassette / Rear Cog Shimano XTR
Pedals Time ATAC XS Ti Carbon Clipless Pedals
Front Rim ENVE AM
Rear Rim ENVE AM
Hubs Chris King
Front Tire Kenda Nevegal
Rear Tire Kenda Nevegal
Saddle WTB Rocket V SLT Saddle
Seatpost KS LEV
General Info
Model Year 2013
Riding Type Trail / All-Mountain
Additional Info This was a fun build. We were looking for a solid all-mountain build, light, but without sacrificing durability. ENVE is a big help there. This was also our very first 27.5 build. So we were pretty excited to get to pedal it around a bit and see how it felt. <a href="" target="-blank">Built by</a>
  • Simon_Adcock

    5/2/2013 11:38 AM


  • abercrave

    2/22/2013 7:16 PM

    My LBS. Awesome group of guys.

  • ricky.thefifth

    2/20/2013 7:49 AM

    Enve I am enve as hell ! Well not that envy I got a sick ride too.

  • Adam_Schaeffer

    2/19/2013 9:00 PM

    Points deducted for blasphemous mixing of SRAM and Shimano parts, why not XTR cranks? Great build besides that.

  • Uncle Cliffy

    2/20/2013 12:49 PM

    I agree. Especially since those are known for the pedals falling out.

  • Adam_Schaeffer

    2/20/2013 12:52 PM

    Yup, I'm doing a helicoil repair on an XO this week. Absolutely no threads left.

  • Adam_Schaeffer

    2/21/2013 2:04 PM

    Well there's that too. I'm running XX1 r. der/cass/shifter on my new AM build but its photos like these that pushed me to run Turbine cranks instead the SRAM. I like alloy for cranks, I don't care how good the carbon gets. Its down low, near sharp pointy things, and that makes me uncomfortable, esp at 200lbs.

  • mrpowerjd

    2/19/2013 5:31 PM

    Beauty! @mp: I've put some hard use on carbon cranks including some rock strikes (unintentional, of course) and have yet to have a durability issue. I weigh 220 and ride fairly hard.

  • mp

    2/19/2013 1:27 PM

    A very clean build. Every time I see a picture of carbon cranks, I can't help but think... those aren't going to last long, and *snap*! (sorry!)

  • Yuroshek

    2/19/2013 9:16 AM

    Shimano - Ispec shifters/levers would have been the icing on the cake! Sick bike tho

  • sspomer

    2/19/2013 9:07 AM

    Bike of the Day 2-19-13! looks so mint!

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