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    6.6 SS Photo Album

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    Frame : Intense 6.6 SS, Medium, "Nigel Page" Edition
    Rear Shock : Fox DHX 5.0 / RCS Titanium spring 400*2.80
    Fork : Marzocchi 66 ATA 2008 140-180mm
    Stem : Thomson 4X, 50mm
    Aheadset : Accros AH-15R 1.5"->1"1/8
    Riser Bar : Answer Pro Taper OS, 31.8mm, 2"
    Grips : Oury Lock-On, noir
    Seatpost : Thomson Elite, 31.6mm
    Saddle : SDG Bel-Air RL, titanium, Black/White
    Brakes : Hope Moto V2, 200mm
    Manivelles : Shimano Saint, 170mm
    Boitier de Pedalier : Shimano Saint
    Pedales : Atomlab Aircorp
    Chain Guide : E-13 SRS / Trans Red Supercharger Bashguard
    Chainring : E-13, 36 tooths, noir
    Cassette : Sram 990, 11-34
    Rear Derailleur : Sram XO
    Rear Shifter : Sram XO
    Chain : Sram PC99


    16,300 Kg With Spinergy wheels

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    Tires : Maxxis Swampthing, 26*2.35 42aST, Simple Ply


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    Hubs : DT Swiss Hugi 440 20mm/12mm
    Spokes : DT Swiss Super Champion, noirs
    Rims : Spank Subrosa, 32 trous, White
    Tires : Maxxis or Michelin DH


















    My Volkswagen Caddy Life...with white marvellous bikes



    This photo is a "Joke" with my friend



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    Freakin killer!! 135mm spacing, right? I love the duo, so beautiful.

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    Looks great! You always habe a bunch of stylish bikes Intenseman!
    One question though: why are you flying the british flag?

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    Quote Originally Posted by iRider
    Looks great! You always habe a bunch of stylish bikes Intenseman!
    One question though: why are you flying the british flag?
    Why not ?? I like the Nigel Page Edition...OK I'm French but my Grandparents lives has some kilometers of the British coast ...and I'm red Headed....I'm almost English, isn't it ??

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    Quote Originally Posted by EggsnBacon
    Freakin killer!! 135mm spacing, right? I love the duo, so beautiful.
    Thanks...Yes 135mm spacing (Spinergy Enduro doesn't exist in 150mm)

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    Oh yeah, forgot about that. I have the Fall line set and I think I they might be a bit of overkill. Time will tell.

    Also, I'm half british (my dad immigrated here) and even I would feel like a bit of a sell-out if I sported british flags

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    Sweet looking SS

    Intenseman would you mind saying how much you weigh? I am about 200#s and will be using a 450 ti on my SS and want to know how you like yours at 400.

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    Nice bike Intense Man! How does it ride?

    Lovin the Caddy also Im after one of those.

    Cheers
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    Quote Originally Posted by munkyspank
    Intenseman would you mind saying how much you weigh? I am about 200#s and will be using a 450 ti on my SS and want to know how you like yours at 400.
    75 Kg (165 lbs)

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    Quote Originally Posted by ukyowth
    Nice bike Intense Man! How does it ride?
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    Thanks

    Only one ride...more infos next week

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    Great looking rides Intenseman. I've still not snapped any pics of mine sitting still.

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    400 lb spring

    munkyspank I'm about 210 lbs with gear and have been riding with the 400 lb stock spring for a while now, and although it has been fine for technical DH descents....I took on some larger hits on Sunday at Innerliethen and it took a pounding,....the 500 lb Ti spring should be hear this week and I can finally let her rip without worry!

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    Yo Intenseman, just wondering how you like the 55 on the 6.6? Im thinking about putting one on the SS.

    thanks,
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    40,12 lbs (18,2kg)
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    Quote Originally Posted by drumstix
    Yo Intenseman, just wondering how you like the 55 on the 6.6? Im thinking about putting one on the SS.

    thanks,
    Like that ?

    http://www.intenseride.com/openbar/v...?t=209&start=0

    http://www.intenseride.com/index.php...ion-decouverte

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    sexy "works" raw 6.6ss frame shots

    10 detail shots of the sweet raw 6.6ss. welds for days!

    http://www.littermag.com/2008/featur...featureID=1023

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    and my contribution-
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    don´t remember if it´s already in here
    mine:

    hope to get the wheelset back again soon.

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    My Slope Style for everyday fun mode. ....and please don't ask if that is a kick-stand. It is not, lol.

    At 160 mm travel



    At 140 mm travel

    Full filled with 6.6 then migrating to Slope Style for more. "Intense Slope Style Central"

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    Gawd,

    Beside specially color treated parts, I just noticed your super clean and creative cable routing.
    Full filled with 6.6 then migrating to Slope Style for more. "Intense Slope Style Central"

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    Hey bros, I'm new to this and I just wanna introduce myself along with my SS. Just recently I changed from the red one to the NP edit.

    @Intenseman: Mean build! I'm trying to get one of those two wheelsets as well. Used to have the EX1750 in my Nomad...maybe sort of fragile for the SS's intended use. So I guess I go for Spins - what's your experience?

    I plan to change cranks to XTR along with a LG1. Furthermore I'll install my 36 TALAS. Thai Spring is planned as well Deity lowriser and Intense saddle as much as Intense tyres planned as well. Weight?! No clue!











    Sorry for da poor quality - that's due to the iPhone cam.

    BTW: Using the fully integrated CaneCreek headset and lowering the fork's travel by 2cm results in WAY better handling! I can only recommend to run short forks, even if it tends to catch the roots with the pedals - Will go for 165mm cranks then maybe.

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    You're on your second one already? I can't even get a date from the Canadian Distributor on when my first will be crossing the boarder.

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    Here's my SlopeStyle at Gooseberry Mesa on its second ride.
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    Yeah, my second. My dealer here sells about 2-3 Intense Frames PER DAY.
    The Works red ist sooo sweet, and the ladscape just epic!
    Funny to see you painted those CaneCreek plastic rings black as well - I couldnt stand the strange cyan at all...
    Special rear tyre!

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    SS - Simply supreme!

    My new baby!!!
    Posted already elsewhere but thought it needed to be on this thread too - so proud!!!!! lol.

    Large Nigel Page Edition Frame in Pearl white
    DHX 5 Coil w/steel spring
    Totem Solo Air (1.125)
    Chris King Devolution Headset
    Hayes Stroker Carbon 8" F+R
    Deore Shifters (Still perfect working order from last ride)
    Easton EA70 Monkey High Rise Bar
    Thomson X4 70mm
    Thomson Elite Seatpost
    Hope Seat clamp
    Hone Cranks 22/32 w/Bash
    DMR v12 Mags with 'pimp' red bits (as gold it came with were nasty!)
    '06 Deore f/mech (Again from old bike)
    '06 XT rear (Again...)
    SDG BelAir Saddle (....)
    XT Cassette with Sram Chain
    Wheels:
    Chris King Pewter Hubs F+R
    DT Pro-Lock nipples + DT Spokes
    Mavic EX729
    DH Tubes
    Maxxis High Roller 2.5F + 2.35R
    Bolt on rear axle

    36.58lbs.

    Rides brilliantly.



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    Nice Orange Goblin.

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    I want one....someone please buy my Canfield!!!!

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    Canfields are nice bikes no?

    [PS. Can we make this a sticky please admin??]

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    Here's my SlopeStyle at Gooseberry Mesa on its second ride

    I like it, Blaster1200. I have something similar in the very near future.

    One question; exactly what tire is that? A small-block8? if so, is it a 2.1? It looks bigger.

    Also, this may be a topic for another post, but what exactly is the attraction of a high-rolling rear wheel? Do you like what it does? I've been told this is being seen more commonly on MX bikes (trials tire on the rear), though i personally haven't noticed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SingleWhiteCaveman
    Here's my SlopeStyle at Gooseberry Mesa on its second ride

    I like it, Blaster1200. I have something similar in the very near future.

    One question; exactly what tire is that? A small-block8? if so, is it a 2.1? It looks bigger.

    Also, this may be a topic for another post, but what exactly is the attraction of a high-rolling rear wheel? Do you like what it does? I've been told this is being seen more commonly on MX bikes (trials tire on the rear), though i personally haven't noticed.
    I think (IMO) the perfect thing is to have both front AND back high rolling, but you obviously need more grip on the front as this is your turning tyre. The rear tends to follow the front (Physics-wise) so doesn't need grip as much. I used to run a near slick on the back of my DJ bmx, and a beefier knobbed tyre up front. Most people i rode with had a similar setup.

    Hope this helps.

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    Great bike...I've just always wanted an Intense. The 6.6ss seems like the ONE bike to ride everywhere...which is what I need.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Orange-Goblin
    I think (IMO) the perfect thing is to have both front AND back high rolling, but you obviously need more grip on the front as this is your turning tyre. The rear tends to follow the front (Physics-wise) so doesn't need grip as much. I used to run a near slick on the back of my DJ bmx, and a beefier knobbed tyre up front. Most people i rode with had a similar setup.

    Hope this helps.
    Sure does, thanks. i think it's time I started mixing it up a bit more.I first noticed this in sun valley last year...people on rear tires that were way lower profile than i was used to. Now i'm seeing it everywhere. I need to open my mind and stop using heavy tread as a crutch for poor turning technique.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Orange-Goblin
    I think (IMO) the perfect thing is to have both front AND back high rolling, but you obviously need more grip on the front as this is your turning tyre. The rear tends to follow the front (Physics-wise) so doesn't need grip as much. I used to run a near slick on the back of my DJ bmx, and a beefier knobbed tyre up front. Most people i rode with had a similar setup.
    That nails the reasoning. I don't want to drag around any more weight or rolling resistance than I have to. This riding spot did not require a knobby tire for best traction, and in fact, with all of the slickrock, the SB8 has better traction than the Nevegal. Because of some of the loose conditions on this trail, I was concerned that the SB8 wouldn't quite work for me up front.

    Because I knew I would be hitting square egdes rather hard and fast, I opted for the SB8 in 2.35. For this same ride, I set my girlfriend's 5.5 with a 2.1 Nevegal up front and a 2.1 SB8 in the rear - she doesn't need the heft in tires that I do.

    Depending on the terrain, I'll also run an SB8 or something smooth for DH racing. Just the same, I consider the terrain to determine if I want to use a single-ply or two-ply tire. I see Orange-Goblin is using Maxxis High Roller tires. Those are also one of my favorites for many conditions. It's fast and reasonably light.

    All of this is similar to my intent of having a SlopeStyle. Although it's my all-mountain bike, I will also use it for DH racing where I don't need an M3 (I've also been known to race DH on a 4X hardtail, if I felt that was the best setup for the course). No need to carry extra weight!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blaster1200
    Here's my SlopeStyle at Gooseberry Mesa on its second ride.
    Very nice looking bike.Gorgeous..could we know the weight with this configuration ?

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    I just can agree. The SS can handle almost everything. I didn't try DH yet but I already spend about 7h on our local trails with lots of uphills and a full day riding DJ and bikerX. Everything felt pretty good. Obviously there are better bikes for each specific use but the SS seems to be a great choice if you want one bike for everything. I let you know when I have tried DH.
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    Thx for pouring salt into my "Intense" wound....If you know anyone looking for a 7-8inch adjustable travel rig w 150mm rear spacing....send'm my way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by arthuar
    Very nice looking bike.Gorgeous..could we know the weight with this configuration ?
    Despite all of the light parts (XTR cranks, shifters, etc, King hubs, Titanium spring, single-ply tires with lightweight tubes, etc.), the bike weighs a tick under 35 pounds. For DH racing, I'll remove the Maverik post and use a carbon shorty post. The E13 bash guard is also a little on the porky side.

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    Nice rigs Blaster & Goblin!,
    Goblin, do you have the totem set at 180? If so what does the bb height measure up to?

    That works red is just gorgeous!

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    Yeah i spent 5 hours on my local trails, mostly down but a bit of up, and the SS was jusr brilliant. Only my third ride on it since i got it last week, but i couldn't believe how much better it flew through the rock gardens than my Single Pivot Orange. i am sold on VPP!!!

    She's jumps brilliantly too. Took her down my Local 4X and the jump line, and she's wants to be airborne i swear. Easy(er) to lay it flat, and easy to control.

    Sanjosedre, yeah its set at 180. Not sure of the BB height but haven't caught it yet, rolled over some pretty steep drops, big logs and gnarly roots and didn't catch anything yet, the Geo is great with the Totems, lots of confidence on the downs!

    Can't say enough good things about the SS. It does everything i need it to so far, Pedals pretty well for a FR bike, the weights pretty good (my build with DHX coil and totems =36lbs) and its flies downhills. So much more confidence than my Orange, i reckon it handle a good deal of DH, as long as the rider remembers its just 6.6" back there (Although it feels bottomless).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Orange-Goblin
    (Although it feels bottomless).
    Fully agreed! What a sweet ride, man!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Orange-Goblin
    (Although it feels bottomless).
    Oh, there's a bottom alright! Have the shock PUSHed, and the bottom seems to drop out. The bottom out bumper PUSH uses is so much better.

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    How do you guys reckon a Rockshox vivid would work with this frame? A good, but cheaper alternative to the CCDB? Better than the dhx?
    The drop stop bumpers might give similar characteristics to those Blaster1200 has just described of once you get the shock pushed.

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    Nearly finished. Awaiting Formula Oro's and grips...
    Oh and a front DR!
    Ill post more when done






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    Black looks damn good. I thought about it but I already had 2 black bikes. So I went with red and I don't regret it at all. Here is the (almost) final version (only saddle will be changes sometimes, maybe).







    Frame: Intense SS Slope Style, 135mm, large
    Fork: Fox 36 Van R
    Derailleur: X9 short cage
    Trigger: SRAM X9 triggers (right)
    Crank: Shimano hone
    Chain guide: e13 SRS
    Cassette: SRAM PG 980
    Brakes: Avid Juicy 7's with 185mm rotors
    Bar: Easton ea 30
    Stem: Syncros
    Grips: Lizard Skin lock on
    Headset: Chris King 1.5 NoThreadSet
    Seat post: Thomas Elite 31.6mm, 410mm
    Saddle: WTB Pure V Stealth
    Wheels: DT 6.1d rims, DT 340 hubs
    Tires: Kenda Nevegal 2.35 folding

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    Quote Originally Posted by iNSANE!
    BTW: Using the fully integrated CaneCreek headset and lowering the fork's travel by 2cm results in WAY better handling! I can only recommend to run short forks, even if it tends to catch the roots with the pedals - Will go for 165mm cranks then maybe.
    So, what travel are you running the forks at now then ? My pal has just got an SS and he's running a set of Totem on the front, but he's reduced the travel to 160, which felt spot on.

    I'm currently riding a std 6.6 with 160mm TALAS on the front. I tend to ride them at 160 all the time, but I do drop them to 130 for jump parks, to steepen things up a bit an get into the transition a bit more... much easier to pump the jumps.

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