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 from INTENSE 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.