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Old 02-08-14, 03:52 PM   #1
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Intense Tracer 275

Anyone own one/ridden one? All the other Intenses I've ridden (including the slopestyle I own) have amazing angles for descending - so I was curious if this one with the 27.5 was as good. Kinda thinking about getting one ;-)

http://intensecycles.com/tracer-275/
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MBA just tested it in the latest issue. Darned impressive value too. If I was not such a Yeti wh***, I'd be tempted myself. I say you could not possibly go wrong .
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Just got my Carbine out to the trail for the first time this morning...and it rips. I'm running it in 26" mode until I get a 27.5 and 142x12 parts that I need. First impressions are very good, though I need some more trail time on it to get it dialed. Only have one ride on it, but I see my Pivot Mach5 going up for sale soon.

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pb review here: http://www.pinkbike.com/news/Intense...sted-2013.html

got to ride a carbine at outerbike, and I thought it shredded. I've always liked Intense, and I think they're still doing a great job, kind of under the radar
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pb review here: http://www.pinkbike.com/news/Intense...sted-2013.html

got to ride a carbine at outerbike, and I thought it shredded. I've always liked Intense, and I think they're still doing a great job, kind of under the radar
Sweet - thanks for that.

Sounds like the Carbine rips too - I was hoping they might bring out a Tracer in carbon but don't think it'll happen soon enough. Will have to try and sneak a test ride of both of them.
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As far as I understand, I believe the carbine 275 is basically just a carbon version of the tracer 275. Same travel, .5 degree headtube angle difference, same wheel size obviously, very similar bikes. I don't think there will be a "carbon tracer" because I think the carbine is that bike.

If it was my money, I'd probably get a tracer and not worry about the carbon
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