Intense Cycles is adding to their aggressive carbon Carbine line-up with the Carbine 29. The Carbine 29 has 5 or 5.5 inch adjustable rear travel intended to be mated to a 160mm travel, tapered head tube fork yielding a slack 67° head angle. You can read all the specs over at Intense, but a few things of note: The Carbine 29 is set up for internal cable routing, direct mount front derailleurs, ISCG 05 chain guides, and has an angular contact bearing system with replaceable grease fittings. Available in 3 sizes, the medium frame weighs in at 5.8 lbs. The Carbine 29 will be fitted with a Fox Float Kashima CTD rear shock and will be available as a complete bike or frame. No word on pricing or availability yet.
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