Intense Tracer SL - courtesy of Intense Cycles USA

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Parts Brand Model Additional info
Frame Intense Tracer SL Orange, Red, Yellow
Rear Shock FOX Float X2 Factory 2-Position Lever I have high hopes here. it replaces CC Double Barrel CS. which was spectacular.
Fork Fox Float 36 Factory RC2 170mm 20mm axle, 2018 uppers, AWK double chamber, MST damper tuning
Headset Hope Pick’n’Mix Headsets it replaces CC 110 which was on the T275A. seems like a downgrade but it's not. this one you may remove from the frame with a wooden stick. don't remove headsets from carbon frames with the Park Tool tool!
Handlebar Other Kingdom Components Sparta pure titanium :), 780mm
Stem Bontrager Rhythm Pro 50mm - I love this thing. 7050 alloy, never makes noise even when completely dirty.
Grips ESI Chunky love them. be careful when putting them on. it's harder than putting a johnny
Brakes Hope V4 simply amazing. use the gold pads people!
Brake Levers Hope Tech3 crazy adjustability
Shifters SRAM XX1 Trigger works. I love that it doesn't have the Shimanos double trigger action. this feature is great for a city bike. horrible for MTB.
Front Derailleur -------
Rear Derailleur SRAM XX1 Type 2.1 works. I hate that the clutch is not serviceable
Chainguide MRP AMg V2 Carbon works. I hit it many times. The bash guard is now slightly too close to the chainring. might be a bit stronger
Cranks Shimano XTR FC-M9020 love this thing. never had a single issue. I hit rocks and roots thousands of times. I have shivers when I think I could have carbon down there.
Chainrings / Sprocket Other Wolf Tooth 32t Was riding 34. Until I started making 2h climbs in Saalbach :(
Bottom Bracket Hope PF41 I have very high hopes regarding this part.
Chain SRAM XX1 11-speed A chain like any other chain. Works. But the lube I use for 2 years is worth mentioning. Squirt Lube. Great stuff.
Cassette / Rear Cog SRAM X01 10-42 Usual problems. Its soldered to the XD driver. Thank you SRAM :P
Pedals Hope Technology F20 silver. what can I say. 2 full hard seasons. no service yet. they work like new. amazing part
Front Rim Easton ARC30 these are the only things I don't like in my bike. soft as f&$*k
Rear Rim Easton ARC30 these are the only things I don't like in my bike. soft as f&$*k
Hubs DT Swiss 240s works. the ratchet is nicely loud :D
Spokes Sapim CX-Ray I was lying. I also hate this thing. if you true your wheels yourself don't buy it. you need a special tool to turn the nipple and to hold the spoke so that it won't rotate. horrible.
Front Tire Maxxis Minion DHF EXO 3C WT 2.5 MaxxTerra love it
Rear Tire Maxxis Minion DHR II 2.4 WT MaxxTerra love it
Saddle Fizik Monte K:ium
Seatpost RockShox Reverb Stealth 170mm usual sh*&^t. was in service at least 3 times. I bought it only because it was the only thing with 170mm. they replaced it last year with the newest version. now works. Novyparts trigger (which is amazing)
Seatpost Clamp Other Intense
General Info
Model Year 2017
Riding Type Trail / All-Mountain
Weight 30 lb 6.8 oz (13800 g)
Additional Info Most of the parts are from 2016. The biggest change of 2019 is the new Intense Tracer SL frame, new headset and bottom bracket. BIG thanks to Duncan, Kenny, Chappy, Jarod, Tiffany and everybody in Intense for the frame. I had a problem with my previous Intense Tracer 275A (alloy) and Intense team was so awesome that they decided to give me a replacement. In carbon :). The frame is an absolute virgin. It will be abused in the Alps hence Rockquardz protection. The bike weight is now 13,8kg. The old one was around 14,2kg. But soon I will fill the missing gap and buy propper Double Down casing tire for the back. So something around 14kg will be the final weight. Light Weight Baby! The T275A gave me the best time on any bike ever. And I'm riding more than a quarter of the century now on MTBs (even though I'm from Poland and we didn't have money my parents were great and bought me my first MTB when I was 10 :) ). I am pretty sure this will be an absolute blast. Will post an update on that :).
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