SNIPER T EXPERT
SNIPER T EXPERT
SNIPER T EXPERT

SNIPER T EXPERT


Regular price $3,999.00

THE INTENSE SNIPER T EXPERT BUILD

The Sniper T Expert build offers performance level components at an aggressive price point. Key standouts are Fox Performance suspension, a 12-speed NX Drivetrain, and a lightweight Ethirteen TRS+ wheelset. 

 

All bikes come pre-built and tuned through Intense Cycles authorized mechanics and will arrive to you with minimum assembly. 


Included with each complete bike is an Intense Cycles branded torquewrench set and shock pump, precision tools to keep your new bike in peak performance. 

QUICK STANDOUTS

 TRAVEL (FRONT/REAR): 120mm/120mm
WHEEL SIZE: 29"
FRAME WEIGHT: 5 lbs (Size Medium)
HT ANGLE: 66.5 ̊
REACH:
421 mm / 16.6” (Small)  // 445 mm/ 17.5" (Medium)  //
468 mm / 18.4” (Large)  // 490 mm / 19.3” (XL)

EXPERT BUILD SPECIFICATIONS

FRAME
Sniper 29 Optimized Layup Monocoque UD Carbon Front and Rear Triangle, Carbon Top Link, alloy Lower Link, Internal Derailleur Routing, Ti Hardware, w/ 148 x12 mm spacing, 120 mm travel, Two (2) water bottle mounts 
FORK
Fox Performance Float 34 Stepcast, 29", 3-Position Adjust, GRIP, 51mm offset, 120mm, Boost Quick Release 110x15mm
SHOCK
Fox Performance Float DPS, 165 x 45 mm
WHEELSET 
WHEELS 29" E*thirteen TRS+ Alloy Wheels, 27mm inner width
HUBS Intense, 110x15mm, 28 Hole Front / 148x12mm, XD, 28 Hole Rear 
RIMS 29" E*thirteen TRS+ Alloy Wheels, 27mm inner width, 28-hole
SPOKES DT Swiss Champion
TIRES
Maxxis 29x2.35 Forekaster Folding, 120 TPI, DC/EXO/TR
DRIVETRAIN 
SHIFTER Sram NX Eagle 12 speed
REAR DERAILLEUR Sram NX Eagle 12 speed
FRONT DERAILLEUR N/A
CRANK Sram NX Eagle 12 speed, DUB, 32T, 175mm, Boost
CASSETTE Sram PG 1230 Eagle 12-speed, 11-50T
CHAIN Sram NX Eagle 12 speed
CHAIN GUIDE
BOTTOM BRACKET SRAM DUB Pressfit
COMPONENTS 
SADDLE WTB Silverado Sport w/ Cr-Mo Rails
SEATPOST Intense Recon 31.6mm, 125mm Dropper (SM), 150mm Dropper (MD/LG), 170mm Dropper (XL)
HANDLEBAR Intense Recon 760mm Alloy
STEM Intense Recon 45mm
HEADSET Cane Creek AER Integrated Headset, Aluminum Bearing Series, IS41-IS52/40
BRAKESET Shimano M500 Hydraulic Disk 180mm FR / 160mm RR
GRIPS Intense Lock-on
BIKE WEIGHT 26lbs 2oz (Size Medium)

*Parts/Spec are subject to change without notice. 

Maximum Recommended Rider Weight 215lbs

FIND YOUR SIZING

 

GEOMETRY (mm/inch) 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  1. How long is the warranty period for my INTENSE?
    • 5-year limited warranty on carbon frames (except Downhill)
    • 3-year limited warranty on XC/Trail/Enduro aluminum 
    • 3-year limited warranty on carbon downhill frames
    • 2-year limited warranty on aluminum Downhill and Enduro frames
  2. What is the widest tire that will fit my bike?
    • With the wide variety of rim widths and tire dimensions, there is no way to accurately determine what your actual tire width will be with your component spec. A general rule of thumb is 2.4 for XC/TRAIL bikes (Primer, Recluse, Spider, Sniper), 2.6 for ENDURO/DOWNHILL BIKES  (Carbine, Tracer, M16, M29, TAZER), and 3.0 for plus tire (ACV) frame/bike options.
  3. What type of bottom bracket do I need for my bike?
    • Excluding our downhill bikes, all carbon frames Use a BB92 and has a 73mm BB shell width.
    • Excluding our downhill bikes, all alloy frames use a threaded BB and has a 73mm BB shell width.
    • All downhill bikes use a threaded BB and has a 83mm BB shell width.
  4. Where is my serial number located?
    • The serial number on your INTENSE frame is located on the front triangle on the back/underside of the bottom bracket. The serial number for the rear triangle is located on the forward facing surface of the cross brace. For more bike specific locations, click here.
  5. What are the shock size specs for my bike? ( Eye to Eye and Stroke) (Reducer Size)
    • If you have a question of shock hardware specs, please call or email into our customer service hotline. Info is located in the “service” tab. Otherwise please visit ROCK SHOX or FOX for specifications.
  6. What is the longest dropper post that will fit in my seat tube? (Maximum Insertion)
    • The maximum length of your dropper post is based solely on the size frame you are using and the lower tube length of the dropper post used. All of our frames are capable of at least a 150mm dropper post but are capable of running a dropper post with a lower tube length up to 225mm on a small (S) and 260mm on medium (M), large (L) and extra-large (XL) frames.
  7. How much sag should I run on my rear shock?
    • INTENSE recommends that your sag be set at 30% for all XC/Trail/Enduro models and 35% for Downhill models. For a demonstration and more information, check out the tech video ( Click Here).
  8. How much does a particular frame, or built model weigh?
    • The specific frame/bike weight will be listed on our website under your bikes product page. 
  9. Where can I purchase a particular part for my Intense?
    • Small parts are available for all current and some previous models of bikes going back 3 years. You will find this tab on our website home page on the top OR click here to be directed to our small parts web store. If your model or bike is not listed on the website, please call us at (951) 307-9211 | Click on the Live Chat button on the bottom right of the screen | or email our customer service at info@intensecycles.com
  10. Is there touch up paint available for my bike?
    • No, currently there is not touch up paint option available yet. This is still under development.
  11. Can I use an Angle set headset for my bike?
    • Yes, all our external headset cup frames are capable of running an angle set headset. Although with most of our bikes and our JS-Tuned geometry, typically the bikes geometry is matched with our component spec to make that particular bike perform at its best for its intended use.
  12. What is the recommended spring rate for my bike and body weight?
    • For specific sag measurements and suspension set up, please refer to the user manual for your model of bike. Or, click here to see the tech video demonstration.
  13. How can I register my bike?
    • Registering your new INTENSE is quick and easy. From our home page, click on the “service” tab. Then select “register your ride”, fill out the required fields and your registration will be complete. Click on this register my bike link. 
  14. I am the second owner of my bike, do I still have a warranty?
    • INTENSE promises that new INTENSE frames will be free from defects in materials and workmanship. This limited warranty applies to the original owner only and is non-transferable. The original owner must register their purchase within 90-days on the INTENSE website Register My Bike. INTENSE will, at its discretion, repair or replace any frame that it determines to be manufacturing defective during the warranty period. In order to exercise your right under the INTENSE Limited Warranty, the frameset must be presented to an authorized INTENSE dealer, INTENSE distributor or to INTENSE, LLC., together with the proof of purchase.
  15. Can I ride my bike if I see a crack/dent on the frame?
    • You should always do a post-ride and pre-ride bike check. Click here to see how. If while doing your pre-ride or post-ride inspection of your frame and all its components you see a dent, crack or surface imperfection, please contact your local INTENSE dealer or email or call into our service hotline. you will find this information under the service tab on our home page.
  16. Do you still make INTENSE BMX Bikes?
    • No, we no longer are apart of the INTENSE brand of BMX bikes.
  17. How much torque should I use to tighten my bolts?
    • The torque settings, as with any high-performance machine are very important to reliability and overall performance. The specific torque values are located in the user manual. Or, you can Click Here to see the tech video.
  18. Is there an owner’s manual for my bike?
    • The user manual for your specific model of INTENSE bike is located in the accessory box shipped with your INTENSE bike or you can download it from the bike manual page on our website.
  19. Where can I demo an INTENSE bike?
    • Click here to see a schedule of upcoming demo events. Or call our office to schedule a demo near you (951) 307-9211
  20. How do I know it's time to have my bike serviced?
    • As a responsible owner of your high-performance mountain bike, it is important to stay on your  scheduled maintenance program. Preventing problems from happening should be your number one priority to ensure the best performance, reliability, safety and life out of your INTENSE mountain bike. For more information on how to maintain your bike properly please check out the tech video here.
  21. What is recommended for seatpost and seat tube care?
    • INTENSE recommends that the seatpost be installed with a thin coating of waterproof grease. This is something that should be checked, cleaned and re-prepped quarterly.