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About Scott Genius 950 2020
Everything you love about the Genius, but with a lower price point. The Genius 950 features TwinLoc Suspension Technology to always optimize your ride, a SRAM Eagle drivetrain and Syncros components. Grab your bike, and get on the trail.
Genius Alloy SL Frame
FOX 34 Float Performance 150mm Fork
FOX Float, TwinLoc, 150mm
SRAM NX Eagle 12 Speed
Shimano 4 Piston Disc Brakes
Syncros X-30S TR Rims
Maxxis Kevlar Tires
Syncros Dropper Post and Parts
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 Alloy SL 6011, custom butted / VLK Virtual 4 Link kinematic, 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: FOX 34 Float Performance Air, Grip 3 / 3-Modes / 15x110mm QR axle / tapered steerer, 44mm offset / Reb. Adj. / Lockout / 150mm travel
Rear Shock: FOX Float EVOL Performace Trunnion, 3 modes / Lockout-Trail-Descend, DPS / Reb. Adj., Travel 150mm / 185X55mm
Remote System: SCOTT TwinLoc TSP, 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 2.0 / Alloy 6061D.B., 12mm rise / 9° / 780mm, Syncros Pro lock-on grips
Stem: Syncros FL2.0 / 6061 Alloy, 6° / integrated Top Cap / 31.8mm / 1 1/8”
Seat Post: Syncros Duncan Dropper 2.5 Remote, 31.6mm / S size 100mm / M 125mm / L & XL 150mm
Saddle: Syncros Tofino 2.0 Regular, CRMO rails
Shifters: SRAM NX Eagle Trigger
Rear Derailleur: SRAM NX / Eagle 12 Speed
Brakes: Shimano MT420 4 Piston Disc, 203/F and 180/R SM-RT30 CL rotor
Cassette: SRAM SX-PG1210 / 11-50 T
Chain: SRAM CN NX Eagle
Crankset: SRAM NX Eagle DUB Boost, 32T
Bottom Bracket: SRAM DUB PF integrated / shell 41x92mm
Rims: Syncros X-30S / 32H / 30mm / Sleeve Joint, Tubeless ready
Hubs: Front: Formula ST-1907 / CL / 15x110mm, Rear: Formula CL-148S / CL / Boost 12x148mm
Spokes: Stainless Black 15G / 1.8mm
Tyres: Front: Maxxis Dissector 29x2.6”, Rear: Maxxis Rekon 29 x2.6, Specs: 60TPI Kevlar Bead / EXO / Tubeless ready
Extras: Syncros Trail Fender
Approx. Weight: 14.4 Kg
All specifications subject to change without notice.
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