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Intense Cycles Sniper XC Elite

Intense Cycles Sniper XC Elite
  • Color: Red
  • Color: Red
  • Color: Red
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A downhill-inspired XC bike might sound conflicting, but at Intense, it's reality. With more aggressive geometry than traditional XC race rigs, the Sniper lineup provides more stability at speed and down demanding race courses and trail networks. The Sniper is setting the benchmark for lightweight frames that offer confidence-inspiring geometry and peak pedal efficiency. The Sniper rewards fitness on long, epic rides/races while allowing you to conserve energy on technical terrain or downhills.

The Sniper XC Elite build offers the highest level Fox Factory suspension package, a SRAM drivetrain with XX1 derailleur, and a lightweight E*thirteen XCX Carbon wheelset. A high performance all-around lightweight package at an aggressive price point.

Dropper posts

A dropper seatpost allows you to quickly lower and raise your seat to give you an ideal riding position. Dropping your seat creates a lower center of gravity for better control and maneuverability on steep descents, while raising it puts you at normal riding height for efficient pedaling.

Construction can include either hydraulic- or cable-actuated systems and the post’s travel can either be infinitely adjustable or stopped at set intervals, depending on the model.

Dropper seatposts come in standard lengths and diameters and vary by the amount of travel.


Frame Sniper 29 Optimized Layup Monocoque UD Carbon Front and Rear Triangle, Carbon Top Link, magnesium Lower Link, Internal Derailleur Routing, Ti Hardware, w/ 148x12 mm spacing, 100mm travel, Two (2) water bottle mounts
Fork Fox Factory Float 32 Stepcast, 29", 3 Position Adjust, FIT4, 44mm offset, 100mm, Boost Kabolt 110x15mm
Headset Tange Seiki Integrated Headset, IS41-IS52/40
Rear Shock Fox Factory Float DPS, 165 x 40 mm
Axles Front: 110x15mm
Rear: 148x12mm
Rims/Wheels 29" E*thirteen XCX Carbon, 24mm inner width
Hubs E*thirteen: 28 Hole Front / 28 Hole, XD Rear / Triple-sealed, fully machined aluminum hub w/6 degree engagement
Spokes E*thirteen
Tires Maxxis 29x2.25 Rekon Folding, 120 TPI, DC/EXO/TR
Crankset SRAM Stylo Carbon Eagle 12 speed, DUB, 175mm, Boost
Chainrings 34T
Bottom Bracket SRAM DUB Pressfit
Chain SRAM GX Eagle 12 speed
Rear Derailleur SRAM X01 Eagle 12 speed
Cassette/Rear Cogs SRAM XG1295 X01 Eagle 12 speed, 10-50T
Shifters SRAM X01 Eagle 12 speed
Handlebars Intense Recon Flat 760mm Carbon
Tape/Grips Intense Nano Foam
Stem Intense Recon Elite 50mm
Brakes Shimano XT M8000 Hydraulic Disc 160mm rotors
Saddle Fabric Line Wide Elite w/ Cr-Mo Rails
Seat Post Kindshock Carbon LEV Ci 31.6mm Dropper, 125mm (SM), 150mm (MD/LG), 175mm (XL)

* Subject to change without notice.

Part Numbers

Option MPN
Red / Medium 20XCP9ELTM-RED-FJM-NA