The 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.

•World Cup tested geometry
•EPS molded high modulus carbon frame
•Compression molded carbon fiber upper link
•Full internal cable routing for brake and shifting cables
•Forged lower link
•Double sealed pivots for long bearing life
•Dual grease ports on lower link for easy maintenance
•Full carbon dropouts and disk mounts
•Angular contact bearings maximize stiffness
•Collet axle pivots lock in place without pinch bolts

M16C Pro Build

Frame M16 SL 275 Monocoque UD Carbon Front and Rear Triangle 275” DH Frameset, ISCG 05 Mount, w/ 157 x12 mm spacing, 215 -240 mm travel
Fork RockShox Boxxer World Cup, 200 mm
Shock RockShox Vivid Coil


Wheels Stan's No Tubes Rapid 30
Hubs DT Swiss FR 1950 CLASSIC 27.5, 110x20 mm front HUB; 157 x 12 mm rear w/XD Driver, 20 mm front, centerlock
Rims Stan's No Tubes
Spokes DT Swiss
Tires Maxxis Minion, 27.5 X 2.5";


Shifters SRAM X01 DH, 7 speed
Rear Derailleur SRAM X01 DH, 7 speed
Front Derailler N/A
Crank SRAM X01, 36T
Cassette SRAM XG-795 10-24, 7 speed
Chain SRAM X1, 11 speed
Chain Guide E13 LG1
Bottom Bracket BSA (threaded), 83 mm


Saddle WTB Volt Team
Seatpost Thomson Elite, 31.6 mm, zero offset
Handlebar Renthal Fatbar Lite DH 20 mm x 780 mm
Stem RENTHAL INTEGRA II Direct Mount 45 mm
Headset Cane Creek, 40, alloy cartridge, 25 mm of spacers
Brakeset Shimano Saint, 203 mm front and rear
Grips Intense Dual Density Lock-On

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