Intense is one of those brands that we all think we will ride as soon as we hit the lottery. American-made bikes with the hand-crafted reputation and racing history of Intense just don’t come cheap. Until now. We can only imagine that Intense has shaved their profit margins dangerously narrow (for them, not all of us) to offer the Intense Tracer 275 for $3399 in a version they are calling The Foundation. This is the same frame as the more expensive builds. Intense has chosen the component spec on The Foundation to get the price down to a level that many, many more riders can shoot for.
We assume The Foundation will create a waiting list, so if you are serious about stepping up to an Intense, we suggest you get in touch with an Intense shop soon. Click here to locate an Intense Bike Shop near you.
You can check out our test on the 2012 Tracer (with 26-inch wheels), by clicking here.
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