Intense 951 FRO

by Sim 11

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The Intense 951, able to get air even without a rider.
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Kwaka green on a DH bike just looks right.

There have been rumblings on internet forums for a while now about a replacement for Intense’ 8in travel Socom, and when a few shots made their way onto the internet and were then pulled it seemed that there was indeed something in the works from the boys in Temecula. As it happens the 951 (Temecula’s area code) will not be replacing the Socom but will sit between it and the full bore M6 model.

Specs for the 951 FRO include VPP2 suspension which can be altered to give either 8in or 8.8in of travel, G3 dropouts that allow the bottom bracket height and head angle to be altered, ISCG 05 and an 83mm bottom bracket. Intense say they will be releasing a non-FRO model in the future with non-adjustable dropouts and a traditional, non-monocoque, downtube which will be cheaper. Obviously the most exciting thing for the Intense geeks here in the office is the return of Kawasaki racing green as a colour option. Yum.

More info on the Intense website www.intensecycles.com

Prices are TBC, but when we know we’ll let you know.

*Prices just in: 951 FRO £2249, 951 Standard £1979*

Comments (11)

  1. So, hold your breath for a Ragley 01706?

  2. In Chartreuse please.

  3. Phew, for a second there I thought we might have a page on STW that didn’t mention Ragley Bikes ;-P

  4. when a few shots made there their way

  5. I’ll take mine in Red, actually a DH bike that made me think of getting one for a sec…

  6. I want one in both colours please ;]

  7. kawa green is wrong end off

  8. Anybody know what the disc rotors are on the red FRO model? Those ones look so much better than the standard XT/Saint ones… I want some!

  9. I’ve just ridden the green one with the new super secret (not really) Fox shock. I want one. Badly. And in the flesh the green looks absolutely fantastic. Will get some video from the proper test ride and post it later this weekend.

  10. I guess the price is Frame only

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