Get Drifty! Watch Chris Kovarik Rally the All-New 2014 Intense Tracer T275 Carbon 9

The new Tracer T275 Carbon marks the next step for Intense in its continued campaign to lead and elevate design and innovation for the sport’s Enduro segment. The new bike embodies the perfect balance of beauty and aggression while delivering an unprecedented ride quality. The carbon monocoque construction combines a solid one-piece front triangle while the new geometry features a slacker head angle. Integrated 142x12 dropouts mean fewer parts and offer a simpler approach and more pure design. Also noteworthy is a new internally-guided cable routing system that allows for flawless assembly and easier maintenance. 2014 Intense Tracer T275 Carbon Highlights - Full carbon frame - 27.5-inch wheels - 6.25 or 5.75-inches (160 or 145mm) of rear wheel travel - VPP2 suspension - Tapered headtube - 66.5-degree head angle - 74.5-degree seat tube angle - 13.5-inch (343mm) bottom bracket height - 17-inch (432mm) chainstays - Press fit bottom bracket shell with ISCG05 mounts - 142mm rear spacing with 12mm through axle - Factory build measured weight (size Large, no pedals): 26 pounds, 11 ounces (12.1kg) - Expert build measured weight (size Large, no pedals): 28 pounds (12.7kg) - Factory Build: $9,999 / Pro Build: $6,599 / Expert Build: $5,999 / Frame + Shock: $3,199

Read the Vital review of the new Tracer T275 Carbon

Bonus Gallery: 35 Photos of Kovarik Shredding

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  • Pininator

    3/25/2014 12:12 AM

    Once a beast...always a beast. I know if I was a manufacturer, I'd be seeking his services for R&D much sooner than later.

  • Nicholast

    3/18/2014 10:29 AM

    Props to Intense. I haven't wanted one of there bikes since the M1 first debuted - just not a company I am attracted to - but after watching that, I got the "oh, I want that" tingles. I'd say that's some successful product marketing.

  • Djaffe123

    3/18/2014 8:47 AM

    Did I miss something, does he ride clipped in now?

  • anotherbikerguy

    3/17/2014 11:37 PM

    noticed kovarik's running a dropper post, but has it at what looks like full extension most of the time. any guesses as to what it would take to get kovarik to put the saddle down?

  • bturman

    3/18/2014 11:36 AM

    Doesn't seem to slow him down!

  • JayDawger

    3/17/2014 4:21 PM

    The ugliest helmet I've ever seen. I hope they are paying him huge!

  • Gregspecialized

    3/17/2014 1:50 PM

    Just the perfect build !!!

  • Uncle Cliffy

    3/17/2014 6:15 AM

    I want 2 things; this bike, and a version of this video with metal...

  • yd35

    3/17/2014 7:03 AM

    Kovarik to hipster muzak? Blasphemy!

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