Product Overview


Intense Spider 29 Comp: In the studio


Price as reviewed:

£2,499.99 (frame and shock)
Phwoar! The Intense Spider 29 Comp. Click to zoom. #nsfw

Phwoar! The Intense Spider 29 Comp. Click to zoom. #nsfw

At £2,499 for the frame and shock, the Intense Spider 29 Comp could be considered the Ferrari of the MTB world. We’ve received this black beauty at the office a couple of weeks ago and have been shredding on it ever since. It’s certainly a looker, but does does its beauty run more than skin deep? Check out the May issue of MBR to find out what we thought. In the mean time, geek out on the specs, drool over the photo and start looking for loose change down the back of the sofa.


  • Frame Intense/SEED Engineering carbon
  • Rear shock Fox Float CTD Factory 4.5 and 5in travel
  • Fork Fox 34 Float CTD Factory 140mm
  • Wheels Easton Haven Carbon
  • Tires Hutchinson Cobra
  • Shifters SRAM XX1 Twist Grip
  • Front derailleur n/a
  • Rear derailleur SRAM XX1
  • Chainset SRAM XX1 32T
  • Brakes Avid Elixir 9
  • Handlebar Easton Haven Carbon 711mm
  • Stem Easton Haven 70mm
  • Seatpost RockShox Reverb Stealth 125mm
  • Saddle Fizik Gobi XM
  • Sizes S, M, L
  • Contact
  • Weight: 27lb (12.2kg)

Angle finder

  • Size tested: M
  • Head angle: 66.9
  • Seat angle: 70.2
  • BB height: 348mm
  • Chainstay: 450mm
  • Front centre: 720mm
  • Wheelbase: 1,170mm
  • Down tube: 695mm