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8pts - 17/06/2021 07:17:12

The first DH World Cup of the year was a good one. Ed Masters goes into great det...

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How To Design Your Wheels & Ride Them Too...

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14pts - 14/06/2021 15:00:40

The G1 is built to take a beating, and offers a huge range of configuration optio...

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18pts - 10/06/2021 22:51:12

Forkmods' new kit could make it possible to run the same wheelset on your DH and ...

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8pts - 10/06/2021 13:51:15

Presented indirectly yesterday on the

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14pts - 10/06/2021 10:34:13

These pedals not only provide a happy-medium size,...

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14pts - 10/06/2021 06:00:38

The Wicked Will is designed to fill the gap between Schwalbe's XC race tires and ...

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10pts - 09/06/2021 14:17:15

It’s hard to believe that the current generation

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2pts - 09/06/2021 14:00:42

The Spark's shock is now hidden in the downtube, which leaves all sorts of room f...

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04/02/2021
#Rant #TLDR 😅. For those that don’t know DPS stands for Double Page Spread, the holy grail for a professional mountain biker of the 2000s & something that I admired so much when flipping through magazines and growing up as an aspiring #MountainBiker in the 90s. That over time has developed into an appreciation/obsession with #photography whether that be actually shooting or just admiring it on a screen or paper. The MTB industry has some incredible photog’s and some rad up and comers, some of my faves listed at the end of this rant.. . Aannnnyway, I’ve been HELLA choked on this for a while and I want to preface with this- I have an appreciation for what @pinkbike has done to elevate the sport as a whole, it’s really impressive from a business perspective how they’ve been able to scale, anticipate and not only stay relevant but grow with the trends, so kudos there. BUUUUT when a non-paid #photostory goes “live” on their site there is just about nothing that crushes my soul 😖 more than to see a photo that someone has put the time & effort to capture & edit for it to be displayed at anything but full browser size.. BRO.. At that point we all may as well just look at the images on our phones 😔😢. I understand that that’s pretty much what most are doing anyways, but maaaan.. I get that it’s all about ad spend.. Aaand I have a few good friends at PB.. So no hate, just a point of view from someone who lives both sides of the spectrum. . Having said all that, the launching of @betamtb makes me smile, nice see mtb+photography+art as their focus and I would suggest anyone who appreciates those to take a look at what they’ve got cookin’ ✌️••• 📸 @jillkintner. . @svenmartinphoto @maddogboris @margusriga @iancollinsphotography @satchscratch @parisgore @viktorfotomaker @garyperkin @paul_bliss @davetrumporephoto @nathhughesphoto @timbardsleysmith @tobycowley @eye_b_long @aledilullophotography @mattiasfredrikssonphotography @eyeroam @jayfrench @meagherdude @peterjamisonmedia @isaacwallenn @laurence_ce @the4color @jbliautard
8 - 17/06/2021 07:17:12

The first DH World Cup of the year was a good one. Ed Masters goes into great detail about what the race was like.( Photos: 1 )

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8 - 15/06/2021 08:51:16

How To Design Your Wheels & Ride Them Too The post Product Review: WTB CZR i30 Custom Wheels appeared first on Mountain Bike Action Magazine.

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14 - 14/06/2021 15:00:40

The G1 is built to take a beating, and offers a huge range of configuration options.( Photos: 23 )

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18 - 10/06/2021 22:51:12

Forkmods' new kit could make it possible to run the same wheelset on your DH and enduro bikes.( Photos: 4, Comments: 1 )

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8 - 10/06/2021 13:51:15

Presented indirectly yesterday on the Scott Spark 2022, the Schwalbe Wicked Will tires are the missing link between the German company’s XC and enduro tires. Last year we covered the new Schwalbe casings, and many have noticed the increase in weight in the face of greater strength. This meant there was no rubber between 800 and 900 grams, in a 29 inch wheel. Schwalbe has provided with the new Wicked Will, a cross between XC and trail, with well pronounced side knobs but with faster rolling center knobs. We have two sets of tires in testing for a few weeks, the Super Race and the Super Ground, so we can give you our impressions. Let’s start with the measured weights: Super Race 29″ X 2.4″: 860gr Super Ground 29″ X 2.4″: 888gr The Super Race with Skinwall were mounted on Andrea Chiesa’s Stoll T2 (front and rear), while the Super Grounds on my Pivot Switchblade (rear only). I preferred not to put them in front because the Switchblade goes beyond the trail bike and I prefer a softer compound. We have never had a flat, despite the fact that the test trails are very rocky. Speaking of compound, Wicked Will only exist in Speed ​​Grip compound, or at least this is the only compound that has come to us. The first thing you notice is the fast rolling speed uphill. We expected it, given the profile. Where we were both surprised, however, is in the off-road cornering grip, thanks to the pronounced side knobs and firmness in the shoulders. Hard or soft terrain – there is not that much difference, because the Wicked Will is a good allrounder. Despite the blue compound, dubbed Speedgrip, the side knobs deform well on the ground, giving excellent traction. The limit of this tire lies in the wet, especially when braking or on steep uphill climbs. As mentioned earlier, the carcass was a pleasant surprise in terms of pinch resistance. Obviously the test took place without inner tubes, ie tubeless. The pressures used ranged from 1.6 bar at the rear to 1.3 bar at the front. Finally we come to availability: Schwalbe says they will be on the market starting from the first quarter of 2022 … Schwalbe  

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14 - 10/06/2021 10:34:13

These pedals not only provide a happy-medium size, they also offer an array of colors along with durable construction. The post Product Review: Burgtec Penthouse Flat MK5 Pedals appeared first on Mountain Bike Action Magazine.

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10 - 10/06/2021 10:17:12

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14 - 10/06/2021 06:00:38

The Wicked Will is designed to fill the gap between Schwalbe's XC race tires and their more aggressive trail and enduro offerings.( Photos: 5 )

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10 - 09/06/2021 14:17:15

It’s hard to believe that the current generation Scott Spark was launched all the way back in 2016, just in time for the Rio Olympics. Five years is an amazing run for any model of mountain bike, but especially one that’s designed to consistently perform at the very highest level of the sport. That really goes to show just how how successful the Scott Spark has been both on and off the race track, no doubt due to its competitively low weight, progressive frame design, and clever TwinLoc suspension system. Even still, we’ve been anticipating a new Scott Spark for a while now. We expected it to arrive last year in time for the Tokyo Olympics, but of course we all know what happened there. With that event now barely over a month away (yikes…), it would seem the timing is right for Scott to finally unveil the all-new, 4th generation Spark. And heck is there a lot going on here! The new 2022 Scott Spark has arrived, and we don’t think you’ll be confusing it for the old model! What’s new with the 2022 Scott Spark? Absolutely everything – just look at it! While it retains its position as the brand’s flagship XC race whippet, the 2022 Scott Spark receives an all-new frame, updated geometry, and a whole bunch of refinements. Joining the current trend amongst full suspension XC bikes, the Spark will now accommodate two water bottles inside the front triangle. And going after the super-clean look, the cables are also routed stealthily through the upper headset, with a new Fraser iC SL XC one-piece carbon handlebar and stem to match. More importantly though, there’s been an increase in travel. The Spark now features 120mm of rear travel, which is delivered by an entirely new suspension platform. The cleanest full suspension bike going? Dude, where’s my shock? If you’re struggling to spot where the shock is, that’s because it’s actually hidden inside the frame. This design echoes the silhouette of the full suspension bikes produced by Swiss brand Bold Cycles, which is no coincidence. Scott Sports acquired Bold Cycles back in 2019, and since then there’s been a whole lot of speculation around what that would mean for the two brands. With the new Scott Spark, we finally have our answer.. Why hide the shock inside the frame? Well it looks pretty sweet for a start, and it helps to protect the shock from mud, rain and dust. It also means the frame can be massively oversized around this downtube, seat tube and bottom bracket junction, and that bodes well for chassis rigidity. With each side of the rocker link sitting quite far apart, there also appears to be masses of mud clearance too. Scott says the shock placement also lowers the bike’s centre of gravity, though we’re skeptical as to how much of a difference that actually makes. A removable hatch underneath the downtube allows you to access the shock to adjust the air pressure, rebound and compression damping, or to replace the lockout cable. There’s also an integrated sag guide on the side of the linkage, as well as a small window up on the side of the seat tube for taking a peek at the shock’s O-ring. Still, it’ll be a more involved process to change air volume spacers in the rear shock, and tracking down a creaky pivot looks like it could take a little longer too. Scott Spark RC vs Spark 900 As with the previous Spark, Scott has engineered the new model to produce two different bikes in one. Both are built around the same frame, shock and rear suspension travel, but there are some key differences that separate the two platforms; Scott Spark RC – XC race bike with 120/120mm travel Scott Spark 900 – Lightweight trail bike with 130/120mm travel On top of the different forks, there are several other differences in the spec in order to further differentiate the two bikes from one another. Whereas the Spark RC comes with fast-rolling Maxxis Rekon Race tyres and narrower 740mm wide bars, the Spark 900 gets chunkier Schwalbe Wicked Will tyres and wider 760mm bars. And while the rear shock size and stroke is the same between the two bikes, the shock’s used on the Spark 900 employ a higher volume air can to improve sensitivity and comfort. The Spark 900 uses the same frame and rear travel as the Spark RC, but comes with a 130mm fork, chunkier tyres, a longer dropper and a 760mm wide handlebar. TwinLoc update Both the Spark RC and Spark 900 retain the TwinLoc system – a heirloom technology for Scott. This system is built around a custom ‘Nude’ rear shock (made by Fox, RockShox or X-Fusion, depending on the model), which along with the fork, is joined via a cable to a remote lever at the handlebar. This 3-position handlebar remote provides the rider with three distinct modes; Descend – Both fork and shock are wide open Traction Control – Rear shock limited to 80mm travel, compression damping increased in both fork and shock Lockout – Both fork and shock are locked out The dropper post lever now sits below the two suspension levers. Descend & Lockout are self-explanatory, though it’s the middle Traction Control mode where things get interesting. In this mode, the air volume is actually restricted inside the rear shock to make it significantly more progressive, hence limiting the travel to 80mm. The shock also rides considerably higher, helping to steepen the effective seat tube angle for a more powerful and efficient climbing position. For this new 2022 Scott Spark, the TwinLoc now has a third lever that activates the dropper post. This lever sits underneath the two suspension paddles, instead of the vertical placement on the old bike. It does look quite busy there with all those cables, but the new dropper lever placement offers a potentially more ergonomic solution. Cables and the rear brake hose now route through the upper headset bearing for a cleaner look. And here’s what you’ll see from the driver’s seat. Adaptable geometry Helping to achieve the two-bikes-in-one trick, Scott has employed adjustable headset cups for tweaking the head angle independently to the rest of the frame. By switching the cups around 180°, it’s possible to slacken or steepen the head angle in isolation by 0.6°. This differs to the typical geometry flip chips you’d normally find at one of the shock mounts, which also affect the bottom bracket height, reach and seat tube angle. The Spark RC comes from the factory with the headset cups in the steep position, while the Spark 900 puts them in the slack position. Along with the 10mm difference in fork travel, there’s a greater difference between the two bikes; Spark RC – 67.2° head angle & 76.1° seat angle Spark 900 – 65.8° head angle & 75.9° seat angle Scott says the process to flip those headset cups around is a simple process, despite the cables and rear brake hose routing through the upper headset bearing. With the headset cups in the slack position and the longer 130mm travel fork, the Spark 900 goes sub-66° for the head angle. Scott Spark Weight – It’s actually heavier Surprisingly, the new Scott Spark isn’t lighter than its predecessor. That’s not a sentence we’re used to typing out in a new bike launch story, but given how much chunkier and raked-out the new frame is, and the fact that it now has 120mm of rear wheel travel, it ought to make sense. And we’ll point out that it’s only 71g heavier, which is a bit more than a Mars bar. As to how that compares to the competition? Here’s a look at how the claimed weight of the top-end Spark RC HMX SL frame stacks up against some of its competitors; Specialized S-Works Epic EVO – 1,659g Orbea Oiz OMX – 1,740g Scott Spark RC HMX SL (OLD) – 1,799g Specialized S-Works Epic – 1,869g Scott Spark RC HMX SL (NEW) – 1,870g Cannondale Scalpel Hi-Mod – 1,910g Trek Supercaliber – 1,933g Santa Cruz Blur 4 – 1,933g Giant Anthem Advanced Pro 29 – 1,983g Canyon Lux CF SLX – 1,922g Merida Ninety-Six RC – 2,064g As always, take those numbers with a grain of salt, as they’re claimed weights from the manufacturers themselves. We understand that all those listed weights are for Medium-sized frames including the rear shock and hardware, but without a standardised set of scales and the frames physically in front of us, it’s impossible to verify them. Still, it goes without saying that the Spark is still bloody light. And Scott quite rightly points out that it is the lightest option in that list with 120mm of rear travel. Scott Spark Price & Availability Being a popular model for the Swiss brand, the new Scott Spark will be coming in a huge range of spec options across both the Spark RC and Spark 900 platforms. There will be several different frame levels, including HMX SL, HMX and HMF carbon variants, a carbon/alloy hybrid frame, and an all-alloy frame. Additionally, Scott will be producing several women’s specific models under the Contessa label. These bikes use exactly the same chassis as the unisex bikes, albeit with women’s specific touch points. Scott Sports’ Australian distributor, Sheppard Cycles, is expecting complete bikes to arrive later in 2021. We’re still waiting to confirm pricing too, though we do have specs for the models that are due to arrive on our shores. You can check out all the specs on below, though bear in mind that the images aren’t correct at the time of publishing – we’ll update those once we get the right images for each model. The top-end Spark RC SL EVO AXS model with all the toys and capital letters. 2022 Scott Spark RC SL EVO AXS Frame | HMX SL Carbon Fibre, IST FlexPivot Suspension Design, 120mm Travel Fork | Fox 34 Step-Cast, Factory Series, 3-Position FIT4 Damper, 44mm Offset, 120mm Travel Shock | Fox Nude 5, Factory Series, 3-Position DPS Damper, 165x45mm Wheels | Syncros Silverton SL, Carbon Rims, 30mm Inner Width Tyres | Maxxis Rekon Race EXO, 2.4in Wide Drivetrain | SRAM XX1 Eagle AXS 1×12 w/XX1 Carbon 32T Crankset, Power Meter & 10-52T Cassette Brakes | Shimano XTR M9100 2-Piston w/180mm Front & 160mm Rear Rotors Bar | Syncros Fraser iC SL XC Carbon, 740mm Width Stem | Syncros Fraser iC SL XC Carbon, Length: 50mm (S), 60mm (M), 70mm (L), 80mm (XL) Seatpost | Fox Transfer SL, Factory Series, 31.6mm Diameter, 100mm Travel Saddle | Syncros Belcarra SL, Carbon Rails RRP | $TBC The Spark RC World Cup AXS model features a 120mm travel RockShox SID fork and the Nude 5 rear shock. 2022 Scott Spark RC World Cup AXS Frame | HMX Carbon Fibre, IST FlexPivot Suspension Design, 120mm Travel Fork | RockShox SID Select+, 3-Position Charger Damper, 44mm Offset, 120mm Travel Shock | RockShox Nude 5, 3-Position RL3 Damper, 165x45mm Wheels | Syncros Silverton 1.0, Carbon Rims, 30mm Inner Width Tyres | Maxxis Rekon Race EXO, 2.4in Wide Drivetrain | SRAM GX/X01 Eagle AXS 1×12 w/X01 Carbon 32T Crankset, & 10-52T Cassette Brakes | Shimano XTR M9100 2-Piston w/180mm Front & 160mm Rear Rotors Bar | Syncros Fraser iC SL XC Carbon, 740mm Width Stem | Syncros Fraser iC SL XC Carbon, Length: 50mm (S), 60mm (M), 70mm (L), 80mm (XL) Seatpost | Fox Transfer SL, Performance Series, 31.6mm Diameter, 100mm Travel Saddle | Syncros Belcarra SL, Titanium Rails RRP | $TBC The Spark RC Team will be the entry-point into the Spark RC range. 2022 Scott Spark RC Team Frame | HMF Carbon Fibre, IST FlexPivot Suspension Design, 120mm Travel Fork | Fox 34 Step-Cast, Performance Series, 3-Position GRIP Damper, 44mm Offset, 120mm Travel Shock | Fox Nude 5, Performance Series, 3-Position DPS Damper, 165x45mm Wheels | Syncros Silverton 2.5, Alloy Rims, 30mm Inner Width Tyres | Maxxis Rekon Race EXO, 2.4in Wide Drivetrain | Shimano XT 1×12 w/Race Face Next R Carbon 32T Crankset & SLX 10-51T Cassette Brakes | Shimano XT M8100 2-Piston w/180mm Front & 160mm Rear Rotors Bar | Syncros Fraser 2.0 XC Alloy, 740mm Width Stem | Syncros XC 2.0 Alloy, Length: 50mm (S), 60mm (M), 70mm (L), 80mm (XL) Seatpost | Syncros Duncan 2.0, 31.6mm Diameter Saddle | Syncros Belcarra 2.0, CrMo Rails RRP | $TBC With a 130mm Fox 34 Float fork and matching Transfer dropper post, the Scott Spark 900 Tuned AXS is the penthouse suite of the Spark 900 range. 2022 Scott Spark 900 Tuned AXS Frame | HMX Carbon Fibre, IST FlexPivot Suspension Design, 120mm Travel Fork | Fox 34 Float, Factory Series, 3-Position FIT4 Damper, 44mm Offset, 130mm Travel Shock | Fox Nude 5T Large Air Volume, Factory Series, 3-Position DPS Damper, 165x45mm Wheels | Syncros Silverton 1.0, Carbon Rims, 30mm Inner Width Tyres | Schwalbe Wicked Will, Super Race Casing, 2.4in Wide Drivetrain | SRAM X01 Eagle AXS 1×12 w/X01 Carbon 32T Crankset & 10-52T Cassette Brakes | Shimano XTR M9120 4-Piston w/180mm Rotors Bar | Syncros Fraser iC SL DC Carbon, 760mm Width Stem | Syncros Fraser iC SL DC Carbon, Length: 50mm (S), 60mm (M-L), 70mm (XL) Seatpost | Fox Transfer, Factory Series, 31.6mm Diameter, Travel: 125mm (S-M), 150mm (L-XL) Saddle | Syncros Tofino 1.5, Titanium Rails RRP | $TBC Fox suspension and Shimano XT for the Scott Spark 910. 2022 Scott Spark 910 Frame | HMF Carbon Fibre, IST FlexPivot Suspension Design, 120mm Travel Fork | Fox 34 Float, Performance Elite, 3-Position FIT4 Damper, 44mm Offset, 130mm Travel Shock | Fox Nude 5T Large Air Volume, Performance Series, 3-Position DPS Damper, 165x45mm Wheels | Syncros Silverton 2.0, Alloy Rims, 30mm Inner Width Tyres | Schwalbe Wicked Will, Super Race Casing, 2.4in Wide Drivetrain | Shimano XT 1×12 w/XT Alloy 32T Crankset & 10-51T Cassette Brakes | Shimano XT M8120 4-Piston w/180mm Rotors Bar | Syncros Fraser 1.5 DC Alloy, 760mm Width Stem | Syncros DC 1.5 Alloy, Length: 50mm (S), 60mm (M-L), 70mm (XL) Seatpost | Fox Transfer, Performance Elite, 31.6mm Diameter, Travel: 125mm (S-M), 150mm (L-XL) Saddle | Syncros Tofino 1.5, Titanium Rails RRP | $TBC The Spark 920 moves to an alloy sub-frame and SRAM GX Eagle gearing. 2022 Scott Spark 920 Frame | HMF Carbon Fibre Mainframe & 6011 Alloy Swingarm, IST FlexPivot Suspension Design, 120mm Travel Fork | Fox 34 Float, Performance Series, 3-Position GRIP Damper, 44mm Offset, 130mm Travel Shock | Fox Nude 5T Large Air Volume, Performance Series, 3-Position DPS Damper, 165x45mm Wheels | Syncros Silverton 2.5, Alloy Rims, 30mm Inner Width Tyres | Schwalbe Wicked Will, Super Race Casing, 2.4in Wide Drivetrain | SRAM GX Eagle 1×12 w/GX Alloy 32T Crankset & 10-51T Cassette Brakes | Shimano SLX M7120 4-Piston w/180mm Rotors Bar | Syncros Fraser 1.5 DC Alloy, 760mm Width Stem | Syncros DC 1.5 Alloy, Length: 50mm (S), 60mm (M-L), 70mm (XL) Seatpost | Syncros Duncan Dropper 2.0, 31.6mm Diameter, Travel: 125mm (S-M), 150mm (L-XL) Saddle | Syncros Tofino 2.0, Cr-Mo Rails RRP | $TBC A Pike-equipped Scott Spark? That’d be the 940 model then. 2022 Scott Spark 940 Frame | HMF Carbon Fibre Mainframe & 6011 Alloy Swingarm, IST FlexPivot Suspension Design, 120mm Travel Fork | RockShox Pike Select, 3-Position Charger RL3 Damper, 44mm Offset, 130mm Travel Shock | RockShox Deluxe Select, 3-Position RL3 Damper, 165x45mm Wheels | Formula Hubs & Syncros X-30 SE Alloy Rims, 30mm Inner Width Tyres | Schwalbe Wicked Will, Super Ground Casing, 2.4in Wide Drivetrain | SRAM SX/NX Eagle 1×12 w/X1 Alloy 32T Crankset & 11-50T Cassette Brakes | Shimano MT501 2-Piston w/180mm Rotors Bar | Syncros Fraser 2.0 DC Alloy, 760mm Width Stem | Syncros DC 2.5 Alloy, Length: 50mm (S), 60mm (M-L), 70mm (XL) Seatpost | Syncros Duncan Dropper 2.0, 31.6mm Diameter, Travel: 125mm (S-M), 150mm (L-XL) Saddle | Syncros Tofino 2.5, Cr-Mo Rails RRP | $TBC The Spark 950 is the highest spec option with an all-alloy frame. 2022 Scott Spark 950 Frame | 6011 SL Alloy, IST FlexPivot Suspension Design, 120mm Travel Fork | RockShox Pike Select, 3-Position Charger RL3 Damper, 44mm Offset, 130mm Travel Shock | RockShox Deluxe Select, 3-Position RL3 Damper, 165x45mm Wheels | Formula Hubs & Syncros X-30 SE Alloy Rims, 30mm Inner Width Tyres | Schwalbe Wicked Will, Performance Casing, 2.4in Wide Drivetrain | SRAM NX/GX Eagle 1×12 w/X1 Alloy 32T Crankset & 11-50T Cassette Brakes | Shimano MT501 2-Piston w/180mm Rotors Bar | Syncros Fraser 2.0 DC Alloy, 760mm Width Stem | Syncros DC 3.0 Alloy, Length: 50mm (S), 60mm (M-L), 70mm (XL) Seatpost | Syncros Duncan Dropper 2.0, 31.6mm Diameter, Travel: 125mm (S-M), 150mm (L-XL) Saddle | Syncros Tofino 2.5, Cr-Mo Rails RRP | $TBC The Spark 960 gets a RockShox Judy TK fork and Shimano Deore 1×12. 2022 Scott Spark 960 Frame | 6011 SL Alloy, IST FlexPivot Suspension Design, 120mm Travel Fork | RockShox Judy Silver, 2-Position TurnKey Damper, 42mm Offset, 130mm Travel Shock | X-Fusion Nude 5 RLX, 3-Position Damper, 165x45mm Wheels | Shimano MT410 Hubs & Syncros X-30 SE Alloy Rims, 30mm Inner Width Tyres | Schwalbe Wicked Will, Performance Casing, 2.4in Wide Drivetrain | Shimano Deore 1×12 w/MT512 Alloy 32T Crankset & 10-51T Cassette Brakes | Shimano MT501 2-Piston w/180mm Rotors Bar | Syncros Fraser 2.0 DC Alloy, 760mm Width Stem | Syncros DC 3.0 Alloy, Length: 50mm (S), 60mm (M-L), 70mm (XL) Seatpost | Syncros Duncan Dropper 2.5, 31.6mm Diameter, Travel: 125mm (S-M), 150mm (L-XL) Saddle | Syncros Tofino 2.5, Cr-Mo Rails RRP | $TBC The entry-level Spark 970 is the only model to feature an X-Fusion rear shock. Still gets the TwinLoc remote, the same geometry and frame design as the top-end models though. 2022 Scott Spark 970 Frame | 6011 SL Alloy, IST FlexPivot Suspension Design, 120mm Travel Fork | RockShox Judy Silver, 2-Position TurnKey Damper, 42mm Offset, 130mm Travel Shock | X-Fusion Nude 5 RLX, 3-Position Damper, 165x45mm Wheels | Formula Hubs & Syncros X-30 SE Alloy Rims, 30mm Inner Width Tyres | Schwalbe Wicked Will, Performance Casing, 2.4in Wide Drivetrain | SRAM NX/SX Eagle 1×12 w/SX Eagle Alloy 32T Crankset & 11-50T Cassette Brakes | Shimano MT201 2-Piston w/180mm Rotors Bar | Syncros Fraser 2.0 DC Alloy, 760mm Width Stem | Syncros DC 3.0 Alloy, Length: 50mm (S), 60mm (M-L), 70mm (XL) Seatpost | Syncros Duncan Dropper 2.5, 31.6mm Diameter, Travel: 125mm (S-M), 150mm (L-XL) Saddle | Syncros Tofino 2.5, Cr-Mo Rails RRP | $TBC Scott will offer Contessa Spark 910 for go-fast ladies. Note: Actual colour and spec will be different to image shown. 2022 Scott Contessa Spark 910 Frame | HMF Carbon Fibre Mainframe & 6011 Alloy Swingarm, IST FlexPivot Suspension Design, 120mm Travel Fork | Fox 34 Float, Performance Series, 3-Position GRIP Damper, 44mm Offset, 130mm Travel Shock | Fox Nude 5T Large Air Volume, Performance Series, 3-Position DPS Damper, 165x45mm Wheels | Syncros Silverton 2.5, Alloy Rims, 30mm Inner Width Tyres | Schwalbe Wicked Will, Super Race Casing, 2.4in Wide Drivetrain | SRAM GX Eagle 1×12 w/GX Eagle Alloy 30T Crankset & 10-52T Cassette Brakes | Shimano SLX M7120 4-Piston w/180mm Rotors Bar | Syncros Fraser 1.5 DC Alloy, 760mm Width Stem | Syncros DC 1.5 Alloy, Length: 50mm (S), 60mm (M-L), 70mm (XL) Seatpost | Syncros Duncan Dropper 2.0, 31.6mm Diameter, Travel: 125mm (S-M), 150mm (L-XL) Saddle | Syncros Celista 2.0, Titanium Rails RRP | $TBC And the entry-level Contessa Spark 930. 2022 Scott Contessa Spark 930 Frame | 6011 SL Alloy, IST FlexPivot Suspension Design, 120mm Travel Fork | RockShox Judy Silver, 2-Position TurnKey Damper, 42mm Offset, 130mm Travel Shock | X-Fusion Nude 5 RLX, 3-Position Damper, 165x45mm Wheels | Shimano MT410 Hubs & Syncros X-30 SE Alloy Rims, 30mm Inner Width Tyres | Schwalbe Wicked Will, Performance Casing, 2.4in Wide Drivetrain | Shimano Deore 1×12 w/MT512 Alloy 30T Crankset & 10-51T Cassette Brakes | Shimano MT501 2-Piston w/180mm Rotors Bar | Syncros Fraser 2.0 DC Alloy, 760mm Width Stem | Syncros DC 3.0 Alloy, Length: 50mm (S), 60mm (M-L), 70mm (XL) Seatpost | Syncros Duncan Dropper 2.5, 31.6mm Diameter, Travel: 125mm (S-M), 150mm (L-XL) Saddle | Syncros Savona 2.5, Titanium Rails RRP | $TBC The Scott Spark is due to be hitting Australian shores in the latter part of 2021. We can’t wait to get one onto the trails and see what it’s all about! The post Scott Spark First Look | The new 2022 Spark adds integration, travel, and weight appeared first on Flow Mountain Bike.

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