THE MOST VERSATILE 29ER IN THE INDUSTRY

The Primer delivers all the benefits of a twenty-niner with the responsiveness of a two seven five. With aggressive geometry and the efficient JS Tuned platform, the Primer will completely change your mind on what a twenty-niner is capable of. Equipped with short chain stays, slack head angle, and a steeper seat tube the Primer provides a balanced feel on the bike whether it's pointed up the mountain or back down the other side.

PRIMER FEATURES

  • Adjustable Travel: 4.5" to 5" (115mm-130mm)
  • 29” Wheel Size
  • Integrated BOOST 148 x 12 Dropouts
  • SL Primer is 300 grams lighter with titanium hardware, high modulus carbon fiber and carbon top link
  • Internal Cable RoutingInternal Seat Tube Cable Routing for dropper posts
  • Monocoque Front Triangle
  • H20 Bottle Fitment
  • Downtube and Chainstay Flack guard protection
  • Tapered Head TubeDirect Mount
  • Front Derailleur Mount
  • Angular Contact/Collet Bearing System with replaceable Grease Zerks

FIVE EXCLUSIVE BUILD SPECS TO CHOOSE FROM

We offer five build levels that have all been carefully selected to offer high performance component spec at all levels. 

FACTORY BUILD

ELITE BUILD

PRO BUILD

EXPERT BUILD

FOUNDATION BUILD

IN THE STUDIO WITH THE PRIMER

What Editors Are Saying

Having already spent some quality trail time on Intense’s recently revamped Spider 29c —which on paper bears a strikingly strong resemblance to this new Primer 29c—I wondered whether I would notice substantial differences in the two 29ers. But once I’d settled into this new Primer, I felt like I’d finally stumbled onto that elusive book that hadn’t been returned to its proper place on the library shelf.

Brice Minnigh, BikeMag

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We would soon discover,  that there is a beast lurking beneath the Primer's mild-mannered profile. The Primer 29 may in fact, be the best performing trail bike that Intense has ever made.

Richard Cunningham, Pinkbike

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Along with its looks, gorgeous colour scheme and fantastic ‘new skool’ geometry, there was a bit of an undercurrent of excitement within the MTB press about the performance of this new bike. During testing many journalists claimed to be leaving their big hitting 650b enduro bikes in the shed, favouring this new Primer 29 model for any ride; could it really be that good?

Jim Buchanan, Enduro MTB

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