Intense M16C Expert Build 2017

Price $4,499

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The Intense M16 is a world-class, downhill racing machine, at 9.5 inches of rear travel, with geometry developed in conjunction with Intense Factory Racing Team riders Bernat Guardia, Jack Moir, Luca Cometti and Ferran Jorba, as well as Intense test pilots Chris Kovarik, Shaun Palmer and Claire Buchar.

Intense was the pioneer of downhill racing bikes – and the M16 is the new standard. The M16 is available in alloy or carbon chassis.

Product Details

  • Riding Style: Downhill & Freeride
  • Material: Carbon
  • Wheel Size: 27.5"
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano Zee


FRAME M16 NM 275 Monocoque UD Carbon Front and Rear Triangle 275” DH Frameset, ISCG 05 Mount, w/ 157 x12 mm spacing, 215 - 240 mm travel
FORK FOX Performance Elite 40, 27.5" x 200 MM
SHOCK FOX Performance Elite COIL DHX2 (450# size small, 550# size medium, 650# size large)

WHEELS Custom Build
HUBS 32 Hole Intense Tuned, 110 x 20mm Front Hub; 157 x 12mm Rear Hub Shimano Driver, 6-Bolt
RIMS Sun Helix TR29, 27.5"(650b) Disc Rim, Tubeless Ready
SPOKES DT Swiss Champion
TIRES Maxxis Minion, 27.5 X 2.5"

SHIFTERS Shimano Zee, 10 speed
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Zee, 10 speed
CRANK Shimano Zee
CASSETTE Shimano CS-HG50-10, 11-36T, 10 speed
CHAIN KMC 10 speed

SEATPOST Intense Recon, 300 x 31.6mm
HANDLEBAR Renthal Fatbar DH 20 mm x 780 mm
STEM Renthal Direct Mount 50mm
HEADSET Cane Creek 40, alloy cartridge, 25mm of spacers
BRAKESET SRAM Guide R, 203 mm front and rear
GRIPS Intense Dual Density Lock-On

Store Info

Delivered and Professionally assembled through your local Intense Retailer.

Intense Cycles is an iconic, American mountain bike brand since 1993.


Shipping & Delivery Policy

Thanks for ordering an Intense bike. Intense only delivers bikes through high-quality independent bicycle dealers to ensure that your bike is professionally built right from the start. After you place your order, you will receive a call from Intense headquarters in Temecula, California. Together, we will find you the nearest Intense retailer to your home or business. If there isn't an Intense retailer near you, we will work together to find a high-quality shop to build and deliver your new Intense bike.

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Exchange, Returns, and Refunds Policy

Please choose carefully before you buy.

For faulty products, Intense Cycles offer a 14 DAY REPLACEMENT WARRANTY, from the date you receive your product. They do not offer a satisfaction guarantee on any of their products, however due to their high level of customer service, they will always endeavour to keep customers happy and satisfied.

If your product is faulty, it will be replaced with an identical product. If they cannot replace the product, they will offer you the option of choosing another product of the same value, or provide you with a refund for the total value of the faulty product.

Please note: Standard postage fees apply to all return orders. Where the return relates to a faulty item, the replacement product will be sent out to you, at no charge, within 5 working days from the date we receive the faulty product.

When returning your product, please make sure you provide the following details:

  • Your full name
  • Your order number
  • Reason why you are returning the product
  • Your instructions informing us how you would like the issue resolved.

Please include the original order confirmation or invoice you received with your product. Also, if you haven't previously provided a contact phone number, please include this with your return. This will ensure the issue is resolved quickly, should anyone need to contact you.