Bike Check Intense Carbine 275

Published on April 24th, 2014 | by Jerald

Customer Bike Check: Intense Carbine 275

At Art’s we are in the business of making dream bikes a reality. One tool that makes that job easier than breaking Lindsay Lohan out of rehab is the Bike Builder. The Art’s Cyclery Bike Builder allows you to take your dream mountain frame and spec it to your heart’s content. You can dress your shiny new Pivot Mach 6 in a full X01 getup or reward yourself with a Tracer 275 complete with Enve hoops. The world is your oyster, my fellow dirt devotee, and Art’s Cylery has the shucker.

The latest build to come out of the Art’s Cyclery bike forge is this classic all-black Intense Carbine 275. Highlights include a Rock Shox Pike with 150 millimeters of delicious travel, a full Shimano XT kit, and a sturdy, yet sexy, Renthal cockpit. Feast your eyes on this masterpiece and know that one of your own is just a click or two away.

Tech Specs: 

Frame: Intense Carbine 275 Naked Carbon
Fork: Rock Shox Pike RCT3 27.5″ Solo Air 150mm Fork Black
Shock: Fox Factory Kashima CTD shock
Headset: Cane Creek 40
Wheels: Stan’s No Tubes Flow EX 650b Wheelset
Brakes: Shimano XT M785
Crankset: Shimano M785 XT Double Crankset
Chainrings: 38/26 
Cassette: Shimano M771 Deore XT 10-Speed
Chain: Shimano XT HG-X 10-Speed
Bottom Bracket: Shimano SM-BB86/91 Press Fit
Shift Levers: Shimano XT M780
Front Derailleur: Shimano XT M786 TP DS 
Rear Derailleur: Shimano XT M786 Shadow Plus
Seatpost: Kind Shock LEV Dropper Seat Post 125mm
Saddle: WTB Volt Race Saddle
Stem: Renthal Duo Stem 50mm
Handlebars: Renthal Fatbar Lite 740mm
Tires: F: Kenda Nevegal 650Bx2.35R: Maxxis Ardent 650Bx2.25
Pedals: Crank Brothers Candy 1 Pedals
Grips: ESI Chunky Silicone Grips 32mm

Weight: 27 lbs., 14 oz.

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About the Author

Jerald

grew up riding bikes on and off road but never competitively before college. He started riding and racing bikes soon after joining the Cal Poly Triathlon Team and has yet to show signs of stopping. Jerald has a degree in Political Science from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and when he’s not riding, he either has his face in a good book or his pillow.



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