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|Weight||14,30 kg / 31,53 lbs|
|Bicycle type||MTB fully|
|Range of use||Competition, Cross country, Enduro, Sports|
|Frame design||Full suspension MTB frame|
|Further frame features||Genius Alloy SL 6011 | custom butted / Virtual 4 Link Design | 27.5 (2.6 & 2.8) and 29 (2.4 & 2.6) tire compatible with Geo -BB adj. | TBC Trunnion box construction / Boost 12x148mm|
|Fork design||Suspension fork|
|Fork||32 SC Float Performance Air Grip 3 | 3-Modes | 15x110mm QR axle | tapered steerer Lockout | Reb. Adj.|
|Travel in mm||150mm|
|Gear Type||Derailleur gears|
|Number of gears||12|
|Shifting system manufacturer||Sram|
|Shifting system type||GX | Eagle|
|Shift lever manufacturer||Sram|
|Shift lever||GX Trigger|
|Cassette||GX / Eagle|
|Crankset||X1 1000 Eagle GXP Boost PF QF|
|Sprocket wheel - number of teeth wheel 1||168|
|Sprocket wheel - number of teeth wheel 2||32|
|Inner bearing manufacturer||Sram|
|Inner bearing||GXP PF integrated | shell 41x92mm|
|Chain||CN GX Eagle|
|Handlebar type||FL2.0 mini Riser | Alloy 6061D.B. 12mm rise | 9° | 760mm Syncros Pro lock-on grips|
|Stem||FL2.0 | 6061 Alloy 6° | integrated Top Cup | 31.8mm | 1 1/8"|
|Stem angle adjustable?||No|
|Headset||Syncros Pro Press Fit E2 | Tapered 1.5" - 1 1/8" OD 50/62mm | ID 44/56mm|
|Saddle||Syncros XM2.0 | CRMO rails|
|Seat post diameter||31.6 x 400mm|
|Seat post manufacturer||Syncros|
|Seat post type||Dropper 2.0|
|Front brake manufacturer||Shimano|
|Front brake technique||Hydraulic disk brake|
|Front brake diameter||180mm|
|Rear brake manufacturer||Shimano|
|Brake (Rear)||MT500 Disc|
|Rear brake technique||Hydraulic disk brake|
|Rear brakes - rotor diameter||180mm|
|Rims||X-30S0 | 32H | 30mm | Sleeve Joint|
|Front tyre brand||Schwalbe|
|Tyre (Front)||Nobby Nic|
|Front tyre size||29 inches|
|Front tyre width||2.6 Zoll|
|Rear tyre brand||Schwalbe|
|Tyre (Rear)||Nobby Nic|
|Rear tyre size||29 inches|
|Rear tyre width||2.6 Zoll|
Mountainbike Fullsuspension Scott Genius 940
Any Trail, Any time. With the all new Genius, this phrase has never rung truer. We've given the Genius a total makeover for 2018 and the 740/940 is ready for some singletrack. Our TwinLoc Suspension System to always optimize your ride, and a Sram Eagle drivetrain along with Syncros components combine to create a ride that will get you up and down the mountain without breaking the bank.
- Genius Alloy SL Frame
- FOX 34 Float Performance 150mm Fork
- FOX Float, TwinLoc Remote
- Sram GX-X1 Eagle 12 Speed
- Shimano Disc Brakes
- Syncros X-30S TR Rims
- Maxxis or Schwalbe Kevlar Tires
- Syncros Dropper Post and Parts
ICCR Cable routing
On the Scale, Spark and Genius, to provide a clean look and a functional solution for all the different control cable standards on the market, cable routing is fully internal and designed for full length cable housing. Routing the cables internally omits bulky external hardware and looks cleaner. The cables can endure a longer lifetime as they are protected within the frame. The entry points are machined alloy removable inserts that come along with the frame and can be chosen according to the setup of the bike. Assembling an electronic group or a dropper post will not be a problem and the look will always be clean-cut.
Improved roll-over is the most noticeable attribute when it comes to 29” wheels. The big wheels are great for rolling over nasty roots and rocky sections, essentially making it easier to ride these conditions. Improved traction is also a key factor with the increased wheel diameter compared to 27.5” wheels as tire contact to the ground is larger.
- Best Roll-Over Performance
- Carries Momentum
- Maximum Traction surface
- Best stability on easy trails
- Lowest suspension stress
- Great for larger frame sizes
- Increase stability on long curve
We have adopted the new Metric shock sizing standards with a Trunnion mount. Since the shock body now extends between the two lower mounting bolts, our suspension partners have more design space. This means the shock has more stroke for the same eye to eye length. Stroke on the 165mm eye to eye shock has increased from 38mm to 40/45mm.The Trunnion standard also offers structural gains. The shorter shock enables us to build a very compact frame and shock package, which integrates tightly to the seat tube. We managed to have a very tiny yet stiff linkage-lighter than ever. Thanks to the Trunnion mount construction, stand over height on the new Spark is very low. We are still able to realize a super compact full suspension frame and provide the ability to mount both a small and big water bottle.
The Spark family maintains the 165mm eye-to-eye shock length of the previous Spark 900 (our shortest shock), but realises up to 7mm more shock stroke. All Spark RC and most Spark and Spark Plus bikes utilize the FOX Nude shock, specially made for SCOTT:
165mm Metric Trunnion shock
40mm (100mm travel RC Spark line-up) vs. 38mm (old Spark)
45mm (120mm travel Spark line-up)
By turning the Trunnion shock upside-down, we can fully integrate it into the frame which results in several benefits.Since the Trunnion mount is the same width as the down tube and mainpivot, we can have a very clean frame design in this critical area. The lack of tight transitions and small details allows for an efficient, continuous carbon structure. Carbon material added to reinforce the shock mount also stiffens the connection between the down tube, main pivot and bottom bracket, a key stiffness path. The flipped shock also lowers the frame’s center of gravity helping to give a more planted feel when riding. Unsprung mass is reduced since it is the lighter part of the shock, connected to the linkage, not the heavier body which must move during an impact – the suspension system can react faster.Our TwinLoc remote cable can be routed cleanly into the down tube.
TwinLoc Suspension System
With TwinLoc, a rider can effectively control the complete frame, fork, and shock as a system. Why does this matter? A bike with 150mm of suspension travel, correctly set up, has more sag than a bike with 130mm. It's that extra travel that makes it more fun to ride and more capable on the descents, but the greater sag has an oversized effect on the bike's geometry and climbing performance. That's where TwinLoc matters.
TwinLoc helps manage the sag effect in several ways. Whereas most systems only increase low-speed compression in an effort to gain pedaling efficiency, TwinLoc allows us to not only change compression damping, but also to change the spring curve, dynamically altering the geometry of the bike. In Trail mode, the shock is not only firmer, but it has dynamically less travel. The bike sits higher, maintains a steep seat angle for those climbs, and becomes more agile. We also offer a third, full lockout mode for going up in the most efficient manner possible. These unique settings optimize climbing geometry, even on longer travel bikes. We can eliminate the "long travel effect" that can rob your pedaling efficiency, but we're not robbing you of the full-fun, 150mm travel when you point it downhill. From a race setting, to a lunch ride, to an after work trail shred, being able to switch from mode to mode depending on a trails profile at the push of a lever is paramount to riding faster and having a damned good time.
Boost is a hub and drivetrain standard developed by SRAM. Boost is built around a wider rear and front hub and enables stiffer wheels due to a wider spoke bracing angle. Boost 148 rear hubs move each flange of the rear hub three millimeters wider.
Boost is designed as a complete system so drivetrain performance isn’t compromised. Even though Boost pushes the cogs three millimeters outboard, the crankarm Q-Factor remains the same as the Boost system’s crankset utilizes front chainrings that sit a corresponding 3mm outward to ensure the required chainline. Boost cranks can onlybe used when paired with a 148mm hub. On the front the hub spacing is increased by 10mm to 110mm. Increased wheel stiffness and greater clearance for bigger tires are the main advantages of Boost technology. On our bikes, we wanted to go beyond the basics and reap all the benefits of this innovation by optimizing frame design and geometry.The 3 mm outboard chain ring adds clearance in the chain stay area that allows a substantial increase of the chain stay tube cross-section. Correspondingly,the stiffness in this part of the frame improves. Also, with a wider range of positions for the rear wheel, the frame geometry can be adjusted. We can shorten the chainstays for more agile handling.
Our integrated chain guide was developed in collaboration with the SCOTT SRAM MTB Racing Team. The idea behind was to create a reliable component that helps to avoid dropping chains but that was light, versatile and integrated in the design of the frame. The new Spark chain guide weighs just 23 grams and is easy to assemble thanks to the smart assembly system and can accommodate chain rings from 30 to 36 teeth.
Genius Virtual 4Link Design
Our suspension kinematic brings perfect balance and control to the Genius platform. Using our Virtual Four Link design, we have honed our suspension feel, pedaling and braking response to work with maximum efficiency and in harmony with our TwinLoc Suspension System. Our kinematic suspension curve gives supple small bump sensitivity and therefore exceptional traction characteristics, perfect support in the mid-stroke and a controlled deep stroke for predictable and comfortable bottom outs. Specific pivot placements ensures efficient pedaling that drives the bike forwards like a startled greyhound and neutral braking that strikes a perfect balance between rider comfort and control, chassis stability and rear wheel traction. From the XC racer, to the downhill enthusiast, the new Genius kinematic brings improvements and advantages in all areas and gives a solid fundamental basis for a bike for all riders and all conditions.