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Intense Bikes helped to define a new era of mountain biking with the introduction of the original Tracer. Almost 20 years later, Intense is launching their latest version of the Tracer, and it is still defining how capable and efficient a long travel all mountain bike can be. We got our hands on a test bike, and gave it a good flogging. See what we thought of this latest iteration of a legend.
Our Custom Collection is a blend of our favorite frames built up with handpicked parts, colors, & personalities to match. They culminate from our desire to design & build our dream bikes while providing solid performance & value. These bikes occupy a special place in our hearts, & we want to share them with you.
A while back, I got the chance to race the Kamikaze Games at Mammoth Mountain. I had also been wanting to test out the Intense Tracer 275c. So, what better time and place to break in a new bike and see if it was a match made in enduro heaven?
Recently, Ibis invited me to their Mojo 3 launch in Santa Cruz. Since I got back, I've been annoying anyone who will listen to me about how Ibis has re-invented the wheel. So, I thought I should put my obsessed rantings into words and share them with the world.
This year Santa got his hands on an all-new magic sleigh, and it goes by the name Reign. So join Giant riders Josh Carlson, Yoann Barelli and Reece Wallace as they ring in the holidays with some singletrack shredding at Whistler in this new video from Giant.
Our Custom Collection is a homage to all the beautiful, creative, and inspiring bikes that customers, employees, and friends of Jenson USA build up with handpicked parts, colors, and personalities to match. These bikes occupy a special place in our hearts and minds, and we want to share them with you.
From casual lunch rides to enduro races and weekend trips spent on the trails of Big Bear’s Snow Summit, our Tracer 275A test crew has used (and even gently abused) Intense’s 27.5” aluminum enduro machine to capacity. In this review we’ll compile our general impressions of the Tracer’s ride quality and design, as well as a few things to consider before giving the Tracer 275A a home in your garage.