New Intense M16 Launched

Intense launched the new M16 today, with many years of research and development on the DH circuit, they present their 27.5″ descending machine.

[Press Release]


The Intense M16 is a pure performance machine with a World Cup pedigree. The result of over two decades of design and innovation, the M16 is the total package for DH riders seeking an edge. With 27.5 wheels and 215mm of adjustable Virtual Pivot Point suspension, the M16 will chew up anything you throw at it.



  • Frame: M16 275 Hydroformed Alloy Front and Rear Triangle 275” DH Frameset, ISCG 05 Mount, w/ 157 x12 mm spacing, 215 – 241 mm travel
  • Front Suspension: RockShox Boxxer World Cup
  • Rear Suspension: Cane Creek Double Barrel Coil
  • Hubs: 32 Hole NO TUBES 3.30, 110×20 mm front HUB; 157 x 12 mm rear w/XD Driver, 20 mm front, 6 Bolt
  • Rims: NO TUBES Rapid 30 Team 27.5″
  • Spokes: Sapim
  • Tires: Maxxis Minion, 27.5 X 2.5”
  • Shifters: SRAM X01 DH, 7 speed
  • Rear Derailleur: SRAM X01 DH, 7 speed
  • Crank: SRAM X01 DH, 36T
  • Cassette: SRAM XG-1195 10-24, 7 speed
  • Saddle: WTB Volt Team
  • Seatpost: Thomson Elite, 31.6mm, zero offset
  • Handlebar: Renthal Fatbar Lite 20mm x 740 mm
  • Headset: Cane Creek, 40, alloy cartridge, 25 mm of spacers
  • Brakeset: Shimano Saint
  • Grips: Intense Dual Density Lock-On



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