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About Scott Genius 920 2021
The Genius was put on this earth to get you up mountains with ease and to get you back down them in a flash. The Genius 920 features Scott's TwinLoc Suspension System to always optimize your ride. With a Shimano 12-speed drivetrain and Syncros components, the Genius 920 is action ready. Any Trail. Any Time.
Fox 36 Perf. Fork
Evo-Lap technology: With the proper selection of materials, eighty percent of the work to create a frame is done. But the remaining twenty percent requires most of Scott's efforts. For this reason, their choice of the most advanced carbon fibers in the market is followed by intensive use of specific tools, like FEA (finite element analysis) software, to map out the carbon lay-up.
With FEA software, Scott can simulate different forces on a virtual model of the frame and adjust the frame construction accordingly. FEA software enables them to create complete virtual prototypes incorporating all the physical phenomena that exist in real-world environments.
With their Evo-Lap technology they model the frame to optimize the surface area, simulate tube structures with different ply orientations, observethe results of using different configurations, and test the stress distribution in different areas of the frame. Thanks to this extensive computer modeling, they’ve optimized the carbon layers in all the parts of their frame. When the parts were bonded together in the first prototypes, the result was a super light and compact frame without a sacrifice in the stiffness, comfort or impact resistance. The entire range benefitted from their EvoLap technology.
ICCR Cable routing: On the Scale, Spark, Genius and Ransom, 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.
SW Dropouts: On the Scale, Spark, Genius, Ransom and Gambler Scott have redesigned all the parts that can give them significant benefits in terms of performance and functionality. On the previous model the support of the dropout was a bulky additional part molded to the carbon chain stay. The new dropouts are designed to be integrated on the thru-axle system thanks to a hollow tubular design that allows a simple and light weight structure. Available for SRAM and Shimano DM derailleurs, this dropout increases the stiffnessand avoids damage to the frame in case of impacts on the rear derailleur.
Axle tool: Working together with DT Swiss, Scott completely revisited the shape of the thru-axle lever to make it more ergonomic and to perfectly fit to their frame. Additionally they introduce a new multifunctional tool integrated on the inner part of the thru-axle itself. This 25T torx wrench is easy to reach and ready to be used for quick adjustments on the trails.
Fox Nude TR Shock: On several Ransom and Genius models, you'll find the all new FOX NUDE TR EVOL. What the TR allows you to do is to select what sort of progression you would like in Descend mode: more linear, or more progressive. By flipping the Ramp Adjust Lever, you can decide how your shock behaves while descending.
A more linear shock gives a rider the same amount of support throughout a shock's travel. The suspension is supple throughout, and is "easier" to reach the end of the travel, or "bottom out." A more progressive shock will offer more support towards the end of travel, and is harder to bottom out. These settings are really linked to riding speed. When it is wet, techy, or when impacts are small and riding tends to be slower, one might favor the more linear setting. When the conditions are dry and fast, or when bigger impacts are in play (jumps for instance), then the progressive mode is ideal. With the NUDE TR Evol, choosing and changing is easy.
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 Scott 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. They 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. They can eliminate the "long travel effect" that can rob your pedaling efficiency, but they'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.
One Frame Two Wheel Sizes: With Scott's mountain bikes, they try to achieve ultimate versatility. These specific models can switch from 27.5" to 29" wheels with nothing more than the flip of a chip. No need to change the fork, all you need to do is flip a shock mount chip, change your wheels and off you go. The flip chip allows Scott to maintain a similar BB height when switching from one wheel size to the other which is key to keeping handling similar for both wheel sizes. With 27.5" wheels, you can run either 2.5", 2.6" or 2.8" tires. For the 29er, anywhere from 2.4"-2.6" is good to go.
Genius Trail Geometry: The Genius has always been a bike designed to go up as well as it went down, and vice a versa. For 2018, Scott wanted to re-emphasize this point. They designed the Genius specifically in search of balance. Compared to the previous iteration, this one is slacker, has longer reach, shorter chainstays and a steeper seat angle. They really wanted geometry figures that would balance out the long front end for more stable descending. What they've ended up with is a bike that climbs like a bat out of hell and gets you down the mountain faster than you can say "dropping!" After years of testing different options, these numbers are a result of taking everything they want out of a bike for the trails they ride, and building it.
Virtual 4Link Design: Scott’s suspension kinematic brings perfect balance and control to the platform. Using their Virtual Four Link design, they have honed their suspension feel, pedaling and braking response to work with maximum efficiency and in harmony with their TwinLoc Suspension System. Their 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 kinematic brings improvements and advantages in all areas and gives a solid fundamental basis for a bike for all riders and all conditions.
29 Wheels: 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
Maximum Traction surface
Best stability on easy trails
Lowest suspension stress
Great for larger frame sizes
Increase stability on long curve
Scott Sports was founded in 1958 by Ed Scott in Idaho, USA and operates its headquarters from Givisiez, Switzerland. They produce bicycle, wintersport, motorsport and running equipment. They are known for their innovative products which have been used used to win world championships and races at the highest level.
Frame: Genius Carbon / IMP Technology / HMF Main Frame, BB92 / Alloy SL 6011 swingarm, VLK Virtual 4 Link kinematic, 27.5” (2.6 & 2.8) and 29” (2.4 & 2.6) tire compatible with Geo -BB adj., SW dropouts for Boost 12x148mm, TBC Trunnion box construction
Fork: FOX 36 Float Performance Elite Air FIT4, 3-Modes with low Speed adj. / Kabolt 15x110mm axle, 44mm offset / tapered steerer / Reb. Adj. / Lockout, 150mm travel
Rear Shock: FOX NUDE TR EVOL Trunnion, SCOTT custom w. travel / geo adj., 3 modes: Lockout-Traction Control-Descend, custom Ramp Adjust with linear and progressive setting, DPS / Reb. Adj., Travel 150-100-Lockout / 185X55mm
Remote System: SCOTT TwinLoc TSP Technology, Suspension-Seatpost Remote, below Bar / 3 modes / integ. Grip clamp
Headset: Syncros Pro Press Fit E2 / Tapered 1.5”-1 1/8”, OD 50/62mm / ID 44/56mm
Handlebar: Syncros Hixon 1.5 / Alloy 7050D.B., 12mm rise / 9° / 780mm, Syncros Pro lock-on grips
Stem: Syncros FL1.5 / Alloy 2014, integrated Spacer & Top Cap / 31.8mm / 6° / 1 1/8”
Seat Post: FOX Transfer Performance Elite Dropper Post, 31.6mm / S size 125mm / M & L size 150mm / XL size 175mm
Saddle: Syncros Tofino 2.0 Regular, CRMO rails
Shifters: Shimano XT SL-M8100-IR / Rapidfire Plus, Ispec EV clamp
Rear Derailleur: Shimano XT RD-M8100 SGS, Shadow Plus / 12 Speed
Brakes: Shimano XT M8120 4 Piston Disc, Shimano SM-RT66 / 6 Bolt / 203/F and 180/R
Cassette: Shimano XT CS-M8100-12 / 10-51 T
Chain: Shimano SLX CN-M7100
Crankset: Shimano XT FC-M8100-1 / Hollowtech 2, 32T
Bottom Bracket: Shimano SM-BB71-41A / shell 41x92mm
Chainguide: SCOTT custom
Wheelset: Syncros Revelstoke 2.0 6 Bolt, F: 15x110mm, R: 12x148mm Boost, 30mm Tubeless ready rim 28H / Micro Spline, Syncros Axle w/Removable Lever with Tool
Tyres: Front: Maxxis Dissector / 2.6”, Rear: Maxxis Rekon / 2.6”, Specs: 60TPI Kevlar Bead, Tubeless Ready / EXO 3C maxx Terra
Extras: Fox 36 Fender
All specifications subject to change without notice.
Shipping & Delivery
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