From declinemagazine.com "It's a pretty dark day when you hear about one of the most passionate downhill companies cutting their race team. While the official word hasn't been made, the mechanic and team manager have been "let go" and Chris Kovarik is looking for a ride for 2006. There were talks about MS Racing in Europe picking up the slack, which would mean Kovarik could stay on an Intense, but that may or may not happen. At this time, former Team Manager, Nick Sunseri is seeking a place for Kovarik to call home in 2006. Intense is still dedicated to making incredible bikes, but just doesn't see the need for the U.S.-based Pro-level race team. " Holy schnitzalls.....!!