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    Tracer VP Photo Album

    So here it is!


    I'm waiting for a talas...

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    Congrats P, nice bike as is your buddies. Enjoy.

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    my tracer

    here is mine
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    Nice bike!

    What size is it Rocknical?

    Cheers.

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    *Frame: Works red medium
    *Rider weight: 155lb
    *Rider height: 5' 9"

    *suspension: Rock Shox Lyrik 2 step
    *brakes: Formula One 180 front/160 rear w/Goodridge lines
    *cranks: Race Face Deus
    *front derailleur/rear Shimano XT/SRAM 9.0
    *shifters: SRAM 9.0
    *pedals: Time ATAC
    *stem: Thomson 90mm
    *handlebar: Easton monkeylite
    *seatpost: All mountain post
    *saddle: Terry fly
    *headset: Cane Creek double flush xc
    *grips: lizard skin lock on
    *tires (front/rear): F- Maxxis Ardent 2.25 R- Maxxis Avantage 2.25
    *front wheel: Hadley hub/DT swiss 5.1 rim tubeless conversion
    *rear wheel: Chris King hub/Mavic 819
    *weight: 31 lbs
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    Rider weight: 165lb
    Rider height: 5' 8"

    Buildlist:
    Medium Tracer VP
    DT Swiss EXC 150 TA 20mm
    Hope Tech M4 180/180
    Syncros Gain HandleBar
    Syncros AM 90mm Stem
    Syncros Grips
    Thomson Masterpiece Seatpost
    WTB Laser v Team Saddle
    XTR Single Ring 32T crankset
    Syncros bashring
    Mavic XM819 rims
    Nukeproof hubs
    Conti MountainKing 2.4
    Sram X.0 medium rear mech
    Sram X.0 trigger
    Sram 990 cassette
    KMC X9 Light Chain
    NC-17 MG Magnesium Pedals
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    Weight 29lbs
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    Redstne's ride

    Here's my Tracer VP. Been on it for a few months now and loving every minute. I've got it set up in a light 5.5 mode as it suits my riding style to a tee. It's also available for any Front Rangers to demo

    Large Raw/Works Tracer VP frame
    Fox 32 140RLC fork
    Sunline reducer headset
    Thomson Stem
    Sunline V1 carbon bar
    Thomson post
    WTB Rocket V Team saddle
    XTR shifters
    XTR brakes 180/160
    XTR crank
    XTR ft der
    XT rear der
    DT 240disc hub/Mavic 717 rim/Revolution spokes
    XT cassette
    SRAM 971 chain
    Intense 2.25CC tires
    XT pedals

    28.6lbs as pictured
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    I just finished my Tracer build and I have to say, this is my best build yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sampo69
    beautiful bike. how do you like the dt swiss fork? is that the 20mm or the new qr15 on there?

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    Quote Originally Posted by qbert2000
    beautiful bike. how do you like the dt swiss fork? is that the 20mm or the new qr15 on there?
    Thank You! 20mm. The fork is still a mystery. Its like -5'C to -15'C so riding is minimal right now. And all gets stiff in cold. But what little riding have do, i like it. Its smooth and responsive. Eats small and big. Bobs a little when hammering on the tube, but aint they all

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    Quote Originally Posted by vlxray
    I just finished my Tracer build and I have to say, this is my best build yet.
    That's a stunning looking bike. Do you have any pics of it with the TALAS set to 130mm?

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    Nice bikes! I have posted mine before but it looks like we are consolidating in one thread (hopefully sticky and add setups).

    *Frame: Works - Large
    *Rider weight: 190lb
    *Rider height: 6' 1"

    *suspension: 36 Talas 1.5 / RP23 run in six inch mode
    *brakes: Avid Elixir CR 6" rear rotor, 8" front
    *cranks: XT
    *front derailleur/rear d: XT, XT
    *shifters: XT
    *pedals: Crank Bros Candy SL
    *stem: Syncros 1.5 80mm
    *handlebar: Easton EC70 low rise
    *seatpost: Thomson
    *saddle: WTB Devo
    *headset: King 1.5
    *grips: ODI Ruffian
    *tires (front/rear): Front (switch between Kenda Excavator 2.35 DTC and Schwalbe Big Betty Triple) Rear Nevegal 2.1 DTC
    *front wheel: I9 Enduro
    *rear wheel: I9 Enduro
    weight: Just shy of 30lbs without pedals
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    need to post specs

    Hey, before anyone else posts, it would be cool to use the same format as other "posting of pics".

    What do you think?

    For example -

    *Frame: Battleship Grey -medium
    *Rider weight: 155lb
    *Rider height: 5' 9"

    *suspension: 08 Fox Vanilla. 36rc2/ Fox dhx air
    *brakes: Hayes El Camino disc 6" rear rotor, 8" front
    Goodrich Brakeline kit
    *cranks: Race Face Diablo 170mm w/ bash
    *front derailleur/rear d: Hone, SRAM X0
    *shifters: SRAM X0
    *pedals: Crank Bros Candy- light grey
    *stem: Thomson x4 70mm- 0 degree's
    *handlebar: RaceFace Diablos riser DH bars
    *seatpost: Thomson Elite
    *saddle: WTB Pure
    *headset: Cane Creek xc Zero Stack
    *grips: ODI rouge
    *tires (front/rear): F- Kenda Nevegal 2.50 STICK-E, R- Nevegal 2.35
    *front wheel: Mavic Cross max XL- 20 mm TA
    *rear wheel: Mavic Cross max XL -QR
    *weight: 33.25 lbs

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    this will definitely my comeback rig....

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    Repost pic. It's all dirty now. I'll have to take a current shot (action maybe) & replace this one.

    *Frame: Works Red - Large
    *Rider weight: 185lb
    *Rider height: 6' 1"

    *suspension: Manitou Minute Absolute
    *brakes: Hayes Stroker 6" rear rotor, 8" front
    *cranks: Truvativ Stylo
    *front derailleur/rear d: XT, XTR older
    *shifters: XTR
    *pedals: Crank Bros Triple Ti
    *stem: FSA OS-150 90mm -10 degree's
    *handlebar: Easton EA
    *seatpost: Joplin
    *saddle: SLR
    *headset: King
    *grips: Ergon GX
    *tires (front/rear): WTB Weirwolf race LT 2.55
    *front wheel: DT Swiss EX-1750
    *rear wheel: DT Swiss EX-1750
    weight: 30 lbs - ish
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    Sticky please!!!!!!!!!!!

    Also, there seem to be a ton of Tracers on this board but not many reviews in the review sections. What gives?

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    I have not yet had a chance to do an actual trail ride but I plan to this weekend. I will post a review once I shred some trails on it. I have done a test ride around the neighborhood and the bike feels awesome. It's very plush yet pedals very well. The geometry feels spot on. I think this will be the ultimate "do everything" bike.

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    Mine's still not built up yet completely, but here's a teaser:


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    @twouareks: looking promising!!! Really want to see this one build up completely
    New Tracer is a bomb dude's

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    Here's mine:

    Frame: Medium works red
    Shock: Cane Creek Double Barrel with Nuke Proof ti-spring
    Fork: 2009 Fox Van36 RC2
    Wheels:
    Rim: Notubes Flow
    Spokes: supercomp
    Nipples: Alloy
    Hubs: Chris King Pewter Funbolts/20mm
    Crankset: Middelburn duo 29/42t
    Bottom bracket: SKF BXC600
    Pedals: Time ATAC Ti-carbon
    Front der: XTR
    Rear der. SRAM XO
    Chain: SRAM pc990
    Cassette: SRAM pg990
    Shifters: SRAM X9
    Stem: Thomson X4 0-70mm
    Handelbar: USE Atom carbon
    Grips: ODI Lock on
    Brakes: Formula Oro Bianco with Goodridge braided hoses
    Seatpost: Thiomson Masterpice
    Saddel: Selle Itali SLR XC
    Headset: Hope Flush reducer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by twouareks
    Mine's still not built up yet completely, but here's a teaser:

    Awe man don't do this! Black Chrome what a fantastic colour, hopefully your full build will be posted soon. Cheers twouareks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nr7wave
    Here's mine:

    Frame: Medium works red
    Shock: Cane Creek Double Barrel with Nuke Proof ti-spring
    Fork: 2009 Fox Van36 RC2
    Wheels:
    Rim: Notubes Flow
    Spokes: supercomp
    Nipples: Alloy
    Hubs: Chris King Pewter Funbolts/20mm
    Crankset: Middelburn duo 29/42t
    Bottom bracket: SKF BXC600
    Pedals: Time ATAC Ti-carbon
    Front der: XTR
    Rear der. SRAM XO
    Chain: SRAM pc990
    Cassette: SRAM pg990
    Shifters: SRAM X9
    Stem: Thomson X4 0-70mm
    Handelbar: USE Atom carbon
    Grips: ODI Lock on
    Brakes: Formula Oro Bianco with Goodridge braided hoses
    Seatpost: Thiomson Masterpice
    Saddel: Selle Itali SLR XC
    Headset: Hope Flush reducer.
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    Awsome

    I must fix my CCDB on my frame

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    found this beautiful picture of a black chrome tracer on flickr:



    i just saw that this is twouarek's bike! can't wait to see it finished!!

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    Oh boy. That black chrome is THE one color Intense should consider to add NOW for the Tracer (and whole Intense) lineup. That's way more beautiful than the SE blue.

    PLEASE INTENSE, MAKE THIS COLOR AN OPTION!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Black RONIN
    Oh boy. That black chrome is THE one color Intense should consider to add NOW for the Tracer (and whole Intense) lineup. That's way more beautiful than the SE blue.

    PLEASE INTENSE, MAKE THIS COLOR AN OPTION!!!
    Absolutely, this is a fantastic colour Intense. Keep the passion alive

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    Hi Guys, a quick question for all you Tracer owners:

    I'm considering getting one very soon but was wondering how the paint jobs are holding up on your bikes? A friend of mine who has a SOCOM said to go for the Raw alu finish as the paint on Intenses isn't very tough. What do you guys think?

    thanks

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    I have a black stealth and donīt recomende it. It's too hard to clean it and the cables ruin the paint.

    On mate color the dirt is like glue!
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    Quote Originally Posted by danchapman
    Hi Guys, a quick question for all you Tracer owners:

    I'm considering getting one very soon but was wondering how the paint jobs are holding up on your bikes? A friend of mine who has a SOCOM said to go for the Raw alu finish as the paint on Intenses isn't very tough. What do you guys think?

    thanks
    Works Red and Stealth Black holding up very well for me in the UK. No problems so far.

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    *Frame: White Large
    *Rider weight: 230lb
    *Rider height: 6' 0"

    *suspension: 09 Fox 36 TALAS RC2/ RP23
    *brakes: Avid Elixir CR 203f/185r
    *cranks: XT
    *front derailleur/rear d: XT
    *shifters: XT
    *pedals: PD-647
    *stem: Synchros AM 1.5 80mm
    *handlebar: Easton Monkeylite XC Lo Rise
    *seatpost: Thomson Elite
    *saddle: WTB Rocket V
    *headset: King 1.5
    *grips: ODI Ruffian
    *tires (front/rear): Mountain King 2.4 UST
    *wheels: Industry Nine Enduro w/ Stans
    *weight: ~31lbs



    09 Tracer VP - "wtf, am I hovering?"

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    just so you guys know I found a new powder for the stealth black and it is way better and resembles beadblasted black ano & the durability is now way better to.I will get a pic posted of it & has been shipping for the last couple of months.

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    Mr Intense My Tracer VP it's not an example of that, after a first ride I had to put some protective decals. Protective decals in a Black Stealth is like a GI Joe with make up...

    When can we have a Black Chrome Tracer VP for the HammerShmidt? (Isaw one works in the demo topic)

    Thank you for your time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mr intense
    just so you guys know I found a new powder for the stealth black and it is way better and resembles beadblasted black ano & the durability is now way better to.I will get a pic posted of it & has been shipping for the last couple of months.
    Cheers Mr intense, looking forward to seeing it.

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    Intense Tracer Works Red (large)

    First pictures of my Tracer after a Sunday ride 16+ miles, +2 degrees centigrade a bit muddy this bike is truly fantastic. No large drops over 3-4', mostly trail use with loads of ascending/descending and it keeps wanting more. Pedals super efficiently and plush running approximately 25-30% sag, this is perfect I enjoy pedalling up and down and the bike responds perfectly. I've not posted before due to getting set up right (dialling in suspension) etc. and wanting to truly balance response after selling on my beloved 5.5 FRO. My Tracer has the pedigree and more of a true trail bike, looking forward to a run over to Kirroughtree Scotland and hopefully further abroad! I have only run in 6'' travel mode front and rear love it, Fox 36 compliments this bike perfectly super plush and stiff (bring on the rock gardens ) true missile when descending. I'm 6' 2'' and a 70mm stem is perfect for me, toyed with the idea of running wider bars possibly 710mm still not sold
    on that yet. Weight so far 31.2 lbs with pedals in pictures very happy with this as I mentioned I like to pedal and this bike delivers like my previous 27lb 5.5 FRO but much more stable and precise dare I say much more craic. Cheers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by doogie
    First pictures of my Tracer after a Sunday ride 16+ miles, +2 degrees centigrade a bit muddy this bike is truly fantastic. No large drops over 3-4', mostly trail use with loads of ascending/descending and it keeps wanting more. Pedals super efficiently and plush running approximately 25-30% sag, this is perfect I enjoy pedalling up and down and the bike responds perfectly. I've not posted before due to getting set up right (dialling in suspension) etc. and wanting to truly balance response after selling on my beloved 5.5 FRO. My Tracer has the pedigree and more of a true trail bike, looking forward to a run over to Kirroughtree Scotland and hopefully further abroad! I have only run in 6'' travel mode front and rear love it, Fox 36 compliments this bike perfectly super plush and stiff (bring on the rock gardens ) true missile when descending. I'm 6' 2'' and a 70mm stem is perfect for me, toyed with the idea of running wider bars possibly 710mm still not sold
    on that yet. Weight so far 31.2 lbs with pedals in pictures very happy with this as I mentioned I like to pedal and this bike delivers like my previous 27lb 5.5 FRO but much more stable and precise dare I say much more craic. Cheers.
    How do you like the 36 Float? I'm having a hard time deciding between the TALAS and the Float.

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    What is the wheelbase size for the small tracer vp? 160mm fork mode/130mm?

    found in flickr.com
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    Quote Originally Posted by twouareks
    How do you like the 36 Float? I'm having a hard time deciding between the TALAS and the Float.
    Hi twouareks, I really think the 36 Float is a great fork. Very stiff, tracks precisely through the big rock gardens/root sections and super super plush. Love the quick release system so quick and easy to remove and install back again also I expected this fork to be heavy for 160mm travel and as a real bonus it wasn't. Takes big hits with ease and never makes you feel 'oh my god I'm out of control' Its a great fork as mentioned, long climbs are no problem a slight adjustment on the saddle and elbows down and the bike will fly up 'em! Take the time to dial it in and it will reward with big smiles. Having the Talas maybe a bonus not sure as I have not used this fork. I'm a big Fox fork fan so maybe slightly bias in opinion, either decision you make I'm sure you'll be happy. Really looking forward to seeing your bike built up, all the best. Cheers.

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    I'm still waiting for my Talas 36, but I can post my LEGO minifig. Hope you like it!


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    Build for us older guys trying to stay in one piece...

    Large. Gravity Dropper, 66 ATA, Crossmax SX's. 32lbs. 14.5" BB. Just what I was looking for. Can easily switch of the 66 and the wheels for a 36 Talas and ST's for easier trail rides. Really sets up well. Not too slack. Feels just capable as my 6.6, but pedals much lighter and has much better overall geometry.
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    Large. Gravity Dropper, 66 ATA, Crossmax SX's. 32lbs. 14.5" BB. Just what I was looking for. Can easily switch of the 66 and the wheels for a 36 Talas and ST's for easier trail rides. Really sets up well. Not too slack. Feels just capable as my 6.6, but pedals much lighter and has much better overall geometry.

    Thats a real beauty, enjoy.

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    Tracer VP coil

    Quote Originally Posted by nr7wave
    Here's mine:

    Frame: Medium works red
    Shock: Cane Creek Double Barrel with Nuke Proof ti-spring
    Fork: 2009 Fox Van36 RC2
    Wheels:
    Rim: Notubes Flow
    Spokes: supercomp
    Nipples: Alloy
    Hubs: Chris King Pewter Funbolts/20mm
    Crankset: Middelburn duo 29/42t
    Bottom bracket: SKF BXC600
    Pedals: Time ATAC Ti-carbon
    Front der: XTR
    Rear der. SRAM XO
    Chain: SRAM pc990
    Cassette: SRAM pg990
    Shifters: SRAM X9
    Stem: Thomson X4 0-70mm
    Handelbar: USE Atom carbon
    Grips: ODI Lock on
    Brakes: Formula Oro Bianco with Goodridge braided hoses
    Seatpost: Thiomson Masterpice
    Saddel: Selle Itali SLR XC
    Headset: Hope Flush reducer.
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    BAD ASS with coil front and rear...I am buying one with a similar setup. Medium with Fox 36 VAN R and Fox DHX/RCS titanium spring.
    Please post the weight on it.
    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueRidgeRider
    BAD ASS with coil front and rear...I am buying one with a similar setup. Medium with Fox 36 VAN R and Fox DHX/RCS titanium spring.
    Please post the weight on it.
    Thanks
    With the new wheelset I just finished building(DT Swiss 240, Notubes Flow, Supercomp, alloy nipples@1689 grams) and with more sensible tires(Kenda Navegal Stickee 2,35), it weighs 13,9 kg(30,58 lbs) with the ccdb shock. With rp23 it weighs 13,4 kg(29,48 lbs). I'm very happy with that weight.

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    I see on the Intense website there are many colors available on the custom section. => http://www.intensecycles.com/2008/bikes.php?model=5529
    When these colors will be available ?

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    nevermind the site, in February arrives the new one and them we wil see.

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    Mine

    *Frame: Works Red - Large
    *Rider weight: 210 lb
    *Rider height: 5' 11"

    *Suspension: 08 Rock Shock Pike 454 Air U-Turn, with custom decals / 09 Fox RP23
    *Brakes: Hope Mono M4, braided hose, Floating rotor, 203mm front, 183mm rear
    *Cranks: Shimano XTR
    *Front derailleur/rear d: XT, XTR
    *Shifters: XT with Goodridge Clear braided outers
    *Pedals: Crank Bros 5050xx custom works raw + red
    *Stem: Thomson X4 70mm -0 degree
    *Handlebar: Easton EA70, low-rise
    *Seatpost: Thomson Elite
    *Saddle: SDG Bel Air RL Ti
    *Headset: Hope 1.5Ē Stepdown
    *Grips: Sunline Lock-on, Thick
    *Tires (front/rear): Bontrager Mud-X 2.0Ē (Winter)
    *Front wheel: DT Swiss XR 4.2D on Hope Pro IIís
    *Rear wheel: DT Swiss XR 4.2D on Hope Pro IIís
    *Weight: 30 lbs (with pedals)
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    Good job! Nice build!

    Quote Originally Posted by iDrew
    Mine

    *Frame: Works Red - Large
    *Rider weight: 210 lb
    *Rider height: 5' 11"

    *Suspension: 08 Rock Shock Pike 454 Air U-Turn, with custom decals / 09 Fox RP23
    *Brakes: Hope Mono M4, braided hose, Floating rotor, 203mm front, 183mm rear
    *Cranks: Shimano XTR
    *Front derailleur/rear d: XT, XTR
    *Shifters: XT with Goodridge Clear braided outers
    *Pedals: Crank Bros 5050xx custom works raw + red
    *Stem: Thomson X4 70mm -0 degree
    *Handlebar: Easton EA70, low-rise
    *Seatpost: Thomson Elite
    *Saddle: SDG Bel Air RL Ti
    *Headset: Hope 1.5Ē Stepdown
    *Grips: Sunline Lock-on, Thick
    *Tires (front/rear): Bontrager Mud-X 2.0Ē (Winter)
    *Front wheel: DT Swiss XR 4.2D on Hope Pro IIís
    *Rear wheel: DT Swiss XR 4.2D on Hope Pro IIís
    *Weight: 30 lbs (with pedals)
    I was originally torn between getting the Stealth Black or Pearl White but that Works Red is looking damn nice! Decisions, decisions...

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    Quote Originally Posted by mr intense
    just so you guys know I found a new powder for the stealth black and it is way better and resembles beadblasted black ano & the durability is now way better to.I will get a pic posted of it & has been shipping for the last couple of months.
    Hi mr intense, what's the difference in finish between the two powders used?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MondoRides
    I was originally torn between getting the Stealth Black or Pearl White but that Works Red is looking damn nice! Decisions, decisions...
    I'm partial to Pearl White hehe
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    I'm partial to Pearl White hehe
    My 6.6 is Pearl White but I'm thinking I should try something different with the Tracer.
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    Tracer Special Edition

    *Frame: CRC Blue SE

    *Suspension: 09 Fox 36 Talas RC2 White / 09 Fox RP23
    *Brakes: Shimano XT 4 piston BR-M755, 203mm front, 183mm rear [soon to be White magura Louise Carbon]
    *Cranks: Shimano XTR
    *Front derailleur/rear d: XT, XT Shadow
    *Shifters: XTR
    *Pedals: Shimano DX 647
    *Stem: Truvativ Holzfeller
    *Handlebar: Easton MonkeyLite DH 711mm Hi Rise
    *Seatpost: Crank Brothers Joplin R
    *Saddle: WTB Rocket V Race
    *Headset: FSA Orbit 1.5R
    *Grips: Oury ODI
    *Front wheel: Mavic EN521 on Hope Pro IIís
    *Rear wheel: Mavic EN521 on Hope Pro IIís
    *Weight: 31.9 lbs all included
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    Quote Originally Posted by Igal sigal
    *Frame: CRC Blue SE

    *Suspension: 09 Fox 36 Talas RC2 White / 09 Fox RP23
    *Brakes: Shimano XT 4 piston BR-M755, 203mm front, 183mm rear [soon to be White magura Louise Carbon]
    *Cranks: Shimano XTR
    *Front derailleur/rear d: XT, XT Shadow
    *Shifters: XTR
    *Pedals: Shimano DX 647
    *Stem: Truvativ Holzfeller
    *Handlebar: Easton MonkeyLite DH 711mm Hi Rise
    *Seatpost: Crank Brothers Joplin R
    *Saddle: WTB Rocket V Race
    *Headset: FSA Orbit 1.5R
    *Grips: Oury ODI
    *Front wheel: Mavic EN521 on Hope Pro IIís
    *Rear wheel: Mavic EN521 on Hope Pro IIís
    *Weight: 31.9 lbs all included
    Wow, very nice, very nice indeed! Enjoy.

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    The CRC blue is very nice

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    where did you get the crc blue frame?

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    At the local intense dealer...

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    I didn't know Fox made a 2009 white 36 Talas RC2 fork. When I got my 2009 36 Talas RC2 1.5 the only color was silver Can you get that in a 1.5?
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    They didn't.

    I had it special made for me. used the casing of the Float and the internals of the Talas.
    It took some begging to the local dealer. but it payed off..

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    Somebody had to pull some strings, very nice!!!

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    With the SE

    The Special Edition Blue Tracer comes with a white Talas fork in QR15. The fork that we got with our SE is a tapered steerer tube as well, very interesting idea, mating the 1.5" headtube at the crownrace with 1 1/8" at the stem, for more choices. Will be interesting to see how it rides.

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    I would go for the Talas with a non-flushed Headset like the CC Double XC to get the minimal head angle around 67.
    the talas will give you the option to drop it to 130 mm with a HA around 68. this is why i want to change the headset.

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    68 HA? I was hoping for something steeper than that at 130mm. Does anyone know what A-C and headset the geometry was measured with?

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    http://bikegeo.muha.cc/

    great and simple geo calculator. double checked and you get a 68.5 HA with a non-flashed headset and the Talas set on 130 mm. the flashed one will give around 69 HA.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Igal sigal
    http://bikegeo.muha.cc/

    great and simple geo calculator. double checked and you get a 68.5 HA with a non-flashed headset and the Talas set on 130 mm. the flashed one will give around 69 HA.
    That is one of my favorite calculators - and I like the recent updates.

    Unfortunately, the base geometry information from Intense is a bit misleading - exactly what components and setup they use to get their geo is incomplete. Steber's recommendations here on this site make knowing the true geo even more confusing.
    May the air be filled with tires!

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    Mine

    I fell in love with this bike on a test ride at Interbike and decided I needed my own...6 months and a few grand later, it's (almost) done and is by far the best looking 2-wheeled proof that I have no life.













    Nothing too stupid on this build:
    - Small Intense Tracer VP Works Raw finish without decals
    - 36 Fox Talas RC2
    - Mavic 819 Rims tubeless w/ Kenda Nevegals 2.5 stickee front 2.1 dtc rear
    - Silver king hubs
    - double butt silver spokes with rasta alum. nipples
    - King 1 1/2 - 1 1/8 Rasta Devolution headset
    - XT cranks (currently 22-32 with mrp lite bash, but probably will setup as 22-36)
    - xtr front derailleur, xt rear derailleur xt chain xt cassette
    - slx shifters
    - Silver Thomson 50mm stem (also have 70m for those epic kind of rides)
    - hayes stroker ride brakes 8" front 7" rear rotors (will swap for XTs when I get my moneys right)
    - syncros seatpost, green salsa clamp, truvativ carbon bars.
    - welgo magnesium pedals.
    30-31 lbs and it's almost better than sexytime
    the end
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    Quote Originally Posted by pinhocastro
    Mr Intense My Tracer VP it's not an example of that, after a first ride I had to put some protective decals. Protective decals in a Black Stealth is like a GI Joe with make up...

    When can we have a Black Chrome Tracer VP for the HammerShmidt? (Isaw one works in the demo topic)

    Thank you for your time.
    Tracer with Hammerschmidt - sounds interesting! The only thing missing are the ISCG tabs..or will they be added??

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    Medium Tracer Stealth Black




    Fox Float 32 RLC
    King hubs laced to Stan's 355s
    XO trigger shifters, RD
    XT FD
    XTR cranks, Time atac peddals
    Magura Marta SL 160 R 180 F
    Thomson stem, seatpost
    FSA bar
    WTB pure SLT saddle

    Unofficial weight 27lbs (picked up my bike while standing on a scale then subtract my weight)

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    Hey guys,

    I am currently having a very tough time deciding on a bike. I am tossing up between the Santa Cruz LT2 or the Intense. Some of these pictures have swayed me. Only trouble is i cant find any reviews on how they ride any quirks they have etc.

    Do they ride essentially the same? My buddy is buying an LT2 and i thought it would be nice to have something different but there is the cynic in me that worries his will be better than mine...

    Can someone help me please make up my mind!

    Also ame_fourple you bike is the best i have seen i want just that!

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    ROTATN,

    I was in the same situation as you are, I bought the tracer and my friend is so sick!!! eh eh eh
    It's different man! If you have the money...

    This weekend I'll try to put some new pics with my new 36talas

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    Built her about two weeks ago. Can't get enough!!!

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    *Frame: Tracer VP Works- Large

    *Suspension: Marzocchi 55 ata micro 09 internals / 09 Fox RP23
    *Brakes: Avid Juicy 7 180 front, 160 rear
    *Cranks: Truvativ 3.3 Stylo GXP
    *Front derailleur/rear d: Shimano SLX/ Sram X9
    *Shifters: X9
    *Cassette: Sram PG990
    *Chain: Sram PC991 hollowpin
    *Pedals: Shimano M520
    *Stem: Race Face Evolve DH 50 mm
    *Handlebar: Easton EA50 highrise
    *Seatpost: EA50
    *Saddle: WTB Rocket V Race
    *Headset: FSA Orbit 1.5Z
    *Grips: Oury Lock-ons
    *Front wheel: DT Swiss E2200
    *Rear wheel: DT Swiss E2200
    *Weight: 31 lbs
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    Quote Originally Posted by nr7wave
    Here's mine:

    Frame: Medium works red
    Shock: Cane Creek Double Barrel with Nuke Proof ti-spring
    Fork: 2009 Fox Van36 RC2
    Wheels:
    Rim: Notubes Flow
    Spokes: supercomp
    Nipples: Alloy
    Hubs: Chris King Pewter Funbolts/20mm
    Crankset: Middelburn duo 29/42t
    Bottom bracket: SKF BXC600
    Pedals: Time ATAC Ti-carbon
    Front der: XTR
    Rear der. SRAM XO
    Chain: SRAM pc990
    Cassette: SRAM pg990
    Shifters: SRAM X9
    Stem: Thomson X4 0-70mm
    Handelbar: USE Atom carbon
    Grips: ODI Lock on
    Brakes: Formula Oro Bianco with Goodridge braided hoses
    Seatpost: Thiomson Masterpice
    Saddel: Selle Itali SLR XC
    Headset: Hope Flush reducer.
    Attachment 424991
    720 grams for the shock heavy
    my fox dhx 4.0 with the progressive titanium spring only weighs 510 grams

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    Quote Originally Posted by ROTATN
    Hey guys,

    I am currently having a very tough time deciding on a bike. I am tossing up between the Santa Cruz LT2 or the Intense. Some of these pictures have swayed me. Only trouble is i cant find any reviews on how they ride any quirks they have etc.

    Do they ride essentially the same? My buddy is buying an LT2 and i thought it would be nice to have something different but there is the cynic in me that worries his will be better than mine...

    Can someone help me please make up my mind!

    Also ame_fourple you bike is the best i have seen i want just that!
    When I get a chance.I will give you a review on my 2009 Tracer Vpp with the Intense XT kit with the 2009 Fox 36 Talas RC2 1.5 Trust me go with the Tracer Vpp. Check out the Santa Cruz Forum some guy broke his 2009 Blur LT2.The Tracer Vpp is a lot stronger bike. Gotta go, will post review very soon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ROTATN
    Hey guys,

    I am currently having a very tough time deciding on a bike. I am tossing up between the Santa Cruz LT2 or the Intense. Some of these pictures have swayed me. Only trouble is i cant find any reviews on how they ride any quirks they have etc.

    Do they ride essentially the same? My buddy is buying an LT2 and i thought it would be nice to have something different but there is the cynic in me that worries his will be better than mine...

    Can someone help me please make up my mind!

    Also ame_fourple you bike is the best i have seen i want just that!
    Choose the bike that fits you the best (geometry). They are both a bit different. The Intense TT is a bit longer for a given size. Also, is price a factor? Is made in the USA important to you?

    I haven't ridden either but I think I would go for the Intense for its versatility; 5.5" or 6".

    I doubt one bike is stronger than the other. That is just a stupid comment above. Sure someone broke a swingarm. It can happen on any bike. Its how the company handles it that matters. For this guy to say one bike is stronger than the other is just BS. It doesn't sound like he has even ridden the BLT2. This is how a lot of great products get a bad rap. People that think they know, but don't know, talking a bunch of BS.

    Ultimately it would be best to demo both bikes.

    TG

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    How are you liking the 55? Any problems? How does the suspension feel?
    Thanks,
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    Quote Originally Posted by JPE
    Built her about two weeks ago. Can't get enough!!!
    " width="549">

    *Frame: Tracer VP Works- Large

    *Suspension: Marzocchi 55 ata micro 09 internals / 09 Fox RP23
    *Brakes: Avid Juicy 7 180 front, 160 rear
    *Cranks: Truvativ 3.3 Stylo GXP
    *Front derailleur/rear d: Shimano SLX/ Sram X9
    *Shifters: X9
    *Cassette: Sram PG990
    *Chain: Sram PC991 hollowpin
    *Pedals: Shimano M520
    *Stem: Race Face Evolve DH 50 mm
    *Handlebar: Easton EA50 highrise
    *Seatpost: EA50
    *Saddle: WTB Rocket V Race
    *Headset: FSA Orbit 1.5Z
    *Grips: Oury Lock-ons
    *Front wheel: DT Swiss E2200
    *Rear wheel: DT Swiss E2200
    *Weight: 31 lbs

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    Hi guys, thanks for sick photos...

    Quick question - what head tube length on L size Tracer?

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    Quote Originally Posted by max.zorro
    Hi guys, thanks for sick photos...

    Quick question - what head tube length on L size Tracer?
    Effective TT = 24"

    Geometry here: http://www.thefixbikes.com/bikes/pro...E&dept_id=3011

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    Quote Originally Posted by iDrew
    Mmmm... I mean Head Tube length. In all sites with tracer geometry charts only - N/A (

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    Quote Originally Posted by max.zorro
    Mmmm... I mean Head Tube length. In all sites with tracer geometry charts only - N/A (
    4,5"

    http://www.competitivecyclist.com/mo...r-vp-5068.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by G-AIR
    Choose the bike that fits you the best (geometry). They are both a bit different. The Intense TT is a bit longer for a given size. Also, is price a factor? Is made in the USA important to you?

    I haven't ridden either but I think I would go for the Intense for its versatility; 5.5" or 6".

    I doubt one bike is stronger than the other. That is just a stupid comment above. Sure someone broke a swingarm. It can happen on any bike. Its how the company handles it that matters. For this guy to say one bike is stronger than the other is just BS. It doesn't sound like he has even ridden the BLT2. This is how a lot of great products get a bad rap. People that think they know, but don't know, talking a bunch of BS.

    Ultimately it would be best to demo both bikes.

    TG
    Hey JACKA** I hope you save people better than you know your MTB's The Intense Tracer VP is a ALL Mountain bike can it be build light yes. The Santa Cruz Blur LT is a TRAIL BIKE. The Tracer VP is stronger AKA no flex. And yes JA I have ridden a Blur LT2.So being that I own a Tracer VP and I have ridden a Blur LT2.I can make a GOOD assessment of both bikes unlike you who hasn't ridden either one. And if you read the post on Santa Cruz forum and note I was not putting S/C down.The guy was doing some pretty high drop offs AKA for a TRAIL BIKE=Blur LT2.So for you to say that the Tracer Vpp is not a stronger built frame then the LT2 NOTE Didn't see any post of broken Tracer Vpp frames out there plus not long ago guys on the Blur LT2 note this was on the S/C forum were breaking the rear dropouts.So to wrap this up YOU don't know shi* about mountain bikes your post shows that loud and clear.Stick to waves JA!!! If you knew your bikes the Santa Cruz Nomad I or II would be about the same in strength to the Tracer Vpp NOT the Blur LT2 AKA a TRAIL BIKE. For a guy who again has not ridden either bike and does not know the difference between a Trail and a All mountain bike that is a stupid comment to make if I ever heard one. P.S JA Who gives someone a take on a bike or bike's when you have not even ridden either one. AKA people think they know, but they don't know!!!
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    WOW! So much anger. What's with the name calling? I love it.

    I guess I struck a chord. I didn't mean to hurt your ego. Just stating that just because someone posts a broken weld on a certain frame, it does not mean that frame is weak for its intended purpose. Frames break.

    As a fellow public servant I would expect your people skills to be a little smoother. I sure hope you don't speak to your clientele in this manner.

    Sorry I have not been able to ride the latest and greatest do to the fact me and my family are stationed overseas do to military obligations. I have been riding for the last 20 years so I do know a little about bikes. I wasn't aware of the difference between trail and AM, as I don't let corporate titles limit my riding experience. I ride up then I ride down. I call it mountain biking.

    It is not my intent to argue on this informative sight, so I am done here. Have a nice day.

    P.S. What's all the "AKA" about? and paragraphs are always nice

    P.S.S. I apologize to the other thread contributers for clogging up this thread


    Quote Originally Posted by JohnnyG 1970
    Hey JACKA** I hope you save people better than you know your MTB's The Intense Tracer VP is a ALL Mountain bike can it be build light yes. The Santa Cruz Blur LT is a TRAIL BIKE. The Tracer VP is stronger AKA no flex. And yes JA I have ridden a Blur LT.So being that I own a Tracer VP and I have ridden a Blur LT.I can make a GOOD assessment of both bikes unlike you who hasn't ridden either one. And if you read the post on Santa Cruz forum and note I was not putting S/C down.The guy was doing some pretty high drop offs AKA for a TRAIL BIKE=Blur LT2.So for you to say that the Tracer Vpp is not a stronger built frame then the LT2 NOTE Didn't see any post of broken Tracer Vpp frames out there plus not long ago guys on the Blur LT2 note this was on the S/C forum were breaking the rear dropouts.So to wrap this up YOU don't know shi* about mountain bikes your post shows that loud and clear.Stick to waves JA!!! If you knew your bikes the Santa Cruz Nomad I or II would be about the same in strength to the Tracer Vpp NOT the Blur LT2 AKA a TRAIL BIKE. For a guy who again has not ridden either bike and does not know the difference between a Trail and a All mountain bike that is a stupid comment to make if I ever heard one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by G-AIR
    How are you liking the 55? Any problems? How does the suspension feel?
    Thanks,
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    At first I wasnt sure how much I liked it, it took a lot of playing around with all the adjustments to find the sweet spot, now that I've found that I've been really happy. It has all the 09 internals so I'm hoping Marzocchi fixed all the problems they were having with the 08's (dropping down and staying down, or bottoming out within the last 40 mm). Knock on wood I've had no problems yet and its been great. The RP23 also took a lot of playing with to find the sweet spot, but with everything dialed in now the bike it awesome.

    I forgot to mention, its all 09 internals, though it has the 08 outers
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    JPE, fantastic bike in what looks to be a stunning location, keep er lit. Cheers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnnyG 1970
    Hey JACKA** I hope you save people better than you know your MTB's The Intense Tracer VP is a ALL Mountain bike can it be build light yes. The Santa Cruz Blur LT is a TRAIL BIKE. The Tracer VP is stronger AKA no flex. And yes JA I have ridden a Blur LT.So being that I own a Tracer VP and I have ridden a Blur LT.I can make a GOOD assessment of both bikes unlike you who hasn't ridden either one. And if you read the post on Santa Cruz forum and note I was not putting S/C down.The guy was doing some pretty high drop offs AKA for a TRAIL BIKE=Blur LT2.So for you to say that the Tracer Vpp is not a stronger built frame then the LT2 NOTE Didn't see any post of broken Tracer Vpp frames out there plus not long ago guys on the Blur LT2 note this was on the S/C forum were breaking the rear dropouts.So to wrap this up YOU don't know shi* about mountain bikes your post shows that loud and clear.Stick to waves JA!!! If you knew your bikes the Santa Cruz Nomad I or II would be about the same in strength to the Tracer Vpp NOT the Blur LT2 AKA a TRAIL BIKE. For a guy who again has not ridden either bike and does not know the difference between a Trail and a All mountain bike that is a stupid comment to make if I ever heard one. P.S JA Who gives someone a take on a bike or bike's when you have not even ridden either one. AKA people think they know, but they don't know!!!
    Roid rage strikes again. What a massive, enormous colossal tool. Seriously, you make me wish stupidity was painful. Keep up the good work.

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    Finally I have my bike finished!

    Frame: Intense Tracer VPP (M) Black Stealth w/ Fox RP23 + FSA Orbit z
    Suspension: Fox Talas 36R
    Brakes: Hayes Stroker Trail w/ XTR rotors
    Shifters: SRAM X-9
    Front Derailler: Shimano XT
    Back Derailler: SRAM X-9
    Chain: SRAM PC 971
    Cassete: SRAM PG980
    Cranks: Shimano SLX
    Handlebar: Easton Monkey Lite XC Rize
    Grips: ODI Ruffian lock-on
    Stem: Thomson X4 0ļ 70mm
    Seatpost: Crank Brothers Joplin
    Saddle: Selle Italia Shiver Troy Lee
    Wheels: Shimano XT Enduro Tubeless
    Tires: Maxxis Highroller 2.35 Tubeless
    Pedals: Crank Brothers Acid1

    Total weight: 14,2kg estimated (14kg w/ Thomson seatpost and liquid on tires)




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    I have the same wheels on my Tracer Vpp. They're great. Very strong with no flex. Nice looking bike.
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    Edit: Oh nevermind. If you don't have anything good to say, don't say anything at all. I definitely don't have anything good to say.

    Well, I can say this: nice bikes, ya'll. This thread makes me want to liquidate my stable.
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    Lady in Red

    Frame: Intense Tracer VPP (M) w/ Fox RP23: CC XC Double Flush Head Set
    Suspension: 09 Fox Talas 36R
    Brakes: Hope Special Edition Red 183MM Front and Rear
    Shifters: Shimano XT
    Front Derailler: Shimano XT
    Back Derailler: Shimano Shadow
    Chain: SRAM PC 971
    Cassete: Shimano XT
    Cranks: Race Face Atlas
    Handlebar: Easton Monkey Lite XC High Rise
    Grips: ODI Ruffian lock-on
    Stem: Thomson X4 0ļ 90mm
    Seatpost: Thomson 410mm
    Saddle: WTB Shadow V
    Wheels: Mavic X819 Tubeless
    Hubs: Chris King
    Tires: WTB Moto 2.4 in the rear, WTB WW 2.5 Front
    Pedals: Time Atac

    Total weight: 31.2 lbs










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    aka AK: Nice!!!!!!!! Intense Red rules,dude!!!!

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    Intense Red = Nice

    I agree, the intense red Tracer looks great [could be the 1st one I've seen]...you can sometimes look past the 'classic' colours.

    Looks very harmonious with the red rotor centres etc.

    Regards

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    Quote Originally Posted by aka AK
    Frame: Intense Tracer VPP (M) w/ Fox RP23: CC XC Double Flush Head Set
    Suspension: 09 Fox Talas 36R
    Brakes: Hope Special Edition Red 183MM Front and Rear
    Shifters: Shimano XT
    Front Derailler: Shimano XT
    Back Derailler: Shimano Shadow
    Chain: SRAM PC 971
    Cassete: Shimano XT
    Cranks: Race Face Atlas
    Handlebar: Easton Monkey Lite XC High Rise
    Grips: ODI Ruffian lock-on
    Stem: Thomson X4 0ļ 90mm
    Seatpost: Thomson 410mm
    Saddle: WTB Shadow V
    Wheels: Mavic X819 Tubeless
    Hubs: Chris King
    Tires: WTB Moto 2.4 in the rear, WTB WW 2.5 Front
    Pedals: Time Atac

    Total weight: 31.2 lbs



    You may want to run this brake line on the inside of the seat stay before you do any serious riding, a good rock hitting that could leave you with a broken hose and no rear brake.

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    I'd hate to see the rock that breaks a braided steel line. He'll have much bigger problems at that point, like a broken seat stay.

    AK, you do want to make sure that the braided line doesn't rub. Those things are very effective saws when they contact things.

    Beautiful bike.

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    See if your ankle reach the brake line, in extrem pedal effort, some times I touch with my ankle in that area, maybe a bit more near the shock!

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    If you can, do...

    Anytime I can run a line to the inside of a frame, I do. The fewer items outside the frame that can get snagged, caught, hit, or rub, the better, IMHO. If a design makes for such a line to be pinched, well, you pretty much have no choice. But, here, its a simple matter of taking it off the brake tabs and running it inside.

    My dislike for bleeding brakes is well known, so sometimes I end up with some lines running outside when they could/would be better served running toward the inside. However, I've been known to embark on a complete tear down of a frame front triangle and rear, just to route the cables properly and avoid a brake bleed.

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    Just got this guy built up in time for the Bootleg Super D. If the parking lot test is any indicator... its going to be a whole lot of FUN.

    **I will post up a DRS/ Tracer VP how-to guide next week sometime. I need to tweak it just a bit more, and it'll be golden.

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    Looking forward to it. I want to get one/ E-13 DRS. I heard the word is to wait for 2009/new ones- will be a truly bolt on. No modifying it. P.S Nice looking bikes.
    2011 Santa Cruz TallBoy carbon & 2013 TallBoy LT carbon - S/C All the Time !!!

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    I see that most of you guys are running your rear shock in the lower position (5.5") of travel. have you tried it in the 6" setting yet? just curious to know what the difference was and if you just did more xc riding than all mountain.

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    Brake Cable Fix

    Thanks Guys, good advice, I re routed the cable behind the stay.




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    where did you get the '**** brakes' sticker from? want one...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tintr
    I see that most of you guys are running your rear shock in the lower position (5.5") of travel. have you tried it in the 6" setting yet? just curious to know what the difference was and if you just did more xc riding than all mountain.
    I'm running in 6", and I did saw anyone in the 5,5", are you shure?

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    Quote Originally Posted by fatwheeled
    where did you get the '**** brakes' sticker from? want one...
    A coworker gave it to me but I heard some dipster houchebag on a fixie in San Francisco makes the stickers...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sampo69


    Rider weight: 165lb
    Rider height: 5' 8"

    Buildlist:
    Medium Tracer VP
    DT Swiss EXC 150 TA 20mm
    Hope Tech M4 180/180
    Syncros Gain HandleBar
    Syncros AM 90mm Stem
    Syncros Grips
    Thomson Masterpiece Seatpost
    WTB Laser v Team Saddle
    XTR Single Ring 32T crankset
    Syncros bashring
    Mavic XM819 rims
    Nukeproof hubs
    Conti MountainKing 2.4
    Sram X.0 medium rear mech
    Sram X.0 trigger
    Sram 990 cassette
    KMC X9 Light Chain
    NC-17 MG Magnesium Pedals
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    Weight 29lbs
    Sampo69 - how are you getting on with your NC-17 Mag pedals? Look very nice, and the weight seems great. Are you also running the Ti axles? Thanks.

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    just to share with you my tracer under the snow (Paris,France).

    riding this bike under the snow is like skiing to me



    my "canada"


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    My Intense Tracer
    Size L = 12,06 kg (26.59 lbs)









    The built :

    Intense Tracer VP frame, size L
    Fox RP23 high volume shock
    Fox Float 140 RLC 15 QR Fork
    Chris king devolution 1.5" -> 1.1/8" brown headset
    Roval Traversee wheelset
    Formula R1, 180 mm Floating discs
    Shimano XTR crankset
    Chris King brown bottom bracket
    Shimano XTR 11-32 cassette
    KMC 9 SL chain
    Shimano XTR front derailleur
    SRAM X0 rear derailleur
    SRAM X0 trigger shifters
    Lizard skin lock-on brown grips
    Salsa pro-moto riser carbon bar
    Thomson X4 70 mm silver stem
    Thomson Masterpiece 31.6 mm silver seatpost
    Specialized Phenom SL 143 mm saddle
    Continental Mountain King tires - front = 2.4 / rear = 2.2
    Michelin Latex tubes
    DT Swiss RWS rear skewer
    Crank Brothers egg beater 4 ti pedals

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