2015 Intense 951 EVO Large


Seller: russclark | Login to contact seller | seller History | Add to My Watch List
Location: flag Nottingham , United Kingdom
Date: Jun-05-2017 9:09:18       Views: 542       Watch Lists: 0
Category: DH Bikes
Frame Size: L
Wheel Size: 27.5" / 650B
Price: $2300 GBP
Restrictions: Any offer, No Trades, Will ship globally

I bought this bike in spring 2016 for the sole purpose of taking it to the Alps in the summer, which I did. Since then I haven't even taken it out of the garage so it's time to sell it. Other than the couple of weeks in the Alps, the frame is pretty much brand new and I would describe it as in very good condition. There is a bit of cable and pedal rub here and there but the bearings all perfectly fine and the shock is a long way off being due a service. The forks have just had a lower leg service and new decals. No marks on the stanchions. The cranks have some wear on them but fully working with nice, smooth BB bearings. Both wheels/tyres set up tubeless. I'm only selling because I simply don't get enough use out of it to justify having it in the garage. It really is an excellent example of a well looked after downhill bike which would make an idea race bike or just something to take on the odd uplift day or trip to Europe. You won't be disappointed.

A bit about the bike
It rides very well on steep or very rough terrain, something I've found common in most bikes I've ridden with a VPP. The back wheel feels very planted in the turns and the whole bike is very responsive and reactive to your movements, allowing you to let the rear wheel drift out a little in a very controllable way. I found that it excelled at the faster, rougher tracks like Pila.

Frame: 2015 Intense 951 EVO (Large)
Shock: Cane Creek Double Barrel with 500lb Ti spring (I have the original spring)
Fork: 2015 Fox 40 Float
Rear wheel: Hope Tech DH on Pro 4 hub
Rear tyre: Specialized Butcher
Front wheel: Hope Tech Enduro
Front tyre: Maxxis Minion 2.5 3C (brand new)
Handlebar: Renthal 780mm uncut (I think it's a 20mm rise)
Grips: ODI Ruffian
Stem: Renthal
Brakes: Shimano Saint (203mm front, 185mm rear)
Shifter: Shimano Saint
Rear Mech: Shimano Zee (ghetto 7 speed setup)
Pedals: Battered old Mallets which you're welcome to but I don't have any flats to put on I'm afraid
Cranks: Shimano Zee 165mm
Chainring: Renthal 36t
Chain guide: e13 LG1
Saddle: Pro Atherton
Seatpost: No idea!

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