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Scott: Spark 950 - 2018

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Scott: Spark 950 - 2018

The SCOTT Spark 950 has a super light Alloy frame, a FOX Float shock and fork, and our TwinLoc Suspension System to always optimize your ride. It's lightweight, durable, affordable and retains all the great geometry and ride of its Carbon cousins.

 

KEY FEATURES

  • Spark Alloy SL Frame

  • FOX 32 Float Rhythm 120mm Fork

  • FOX Float, TwinLoc Remote

  • Shimano XT - Deore 20 Speed

  • Shimano Disc Brakes

  • Syncros X-25S TR Rims

  • Maxxis Forekaster Kevlar Tires

  • Syncros Dropper Post and Parts

 

SPECIFICATIONS 

FRAME

Spark 3 Alloy SL 6011
custom butted Hydroformed tubes
tapered Headtube / BB92 / Boost 148x12mm

FORK

  • FOX 32 Float Rhythm
  • Grip 3 / 3-Modes / 15x110mm QR axle / tapered steerer
  • Reb. Adj. / Lockout / 120mm travel 

REAR SHOCK

  • FOX Float EVOL Performace Trunnion
  • 3 modes / Lockout - Trail - Descend
  • DPS / Reb. Adj.
  • Travel 120mm / 165X45mm

REMOTE SYSTEM

  • SCOTT TwinLoc Remote Technology
  • 3 modes front and rear

HEADSET

  • Syncros Comp Press Fit / Tapered 1.5" - 1 1/8"
  • OD 50/61mm / ID 44/55mm

REAR DERAILLEUR

  • Shimano XT RD-M781 SGS
  • Shadow Type / 20 Speed

FRONT DERAILLEUR

  • Shimano Deore FD-M6020-D / / side swing

SHIFTERS

  • Shimano Deore SL-M6000-I / Rapidfire Plus
  • 2 way release

BRAKES

  • Shimano MT500 Disc
  • 180mm F & R / SM-RT54 CL Rotor

CRANKSET

  • Shimano FC-MT500-B2-10 Boost
  • 36x26 T 

BB-SET

  • Shimano BB-MT500-PA / shell 41x89.5mm

HANDLEBAR

  • Syncros T-Bar / Alloy 6061
  • T shape Flat / 9° / 740mm
  • Syncros Pro lock-on grips

H'STEM

  • Syncros 6061 Alloy
  • oversize 31.8mm / 1 1/8" / 6° angle

SEATPOST

  • Syncros Dropper 2.0 Remote
  • 31.6mm / S size 100mm / M, L & XL 120mm

SEAT

  • Syncros XR2.5

HUB (FRONT)

  • Shimano HB-M6010-B CL / 15x110mm

HUB (REAR)

  • Shimano FH-M6010-B CL / Boost 12x148mm

CHAIN

  • KMC X10

CASSETTE

  • Shimano CS-HG50-10 / 11-36 T

SPOKES

  • Stainless Black 15G / 1.8mm

RIMS

  • Syncros X-25S / 32H / 25mm / Sleeve Joint
  • Tubeless ready

TIRES

  • Maxxis Forekaster / 2.35 / 60TPI Kevlar Bead
  • Dual compound

APPROX WEIGHTS IN KG

  • 13.70

APPROX WEIGHTS IN LBS

  • 30.20

 

GEOMETRY

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S

 

M

 

L

 

XL

 

A

HEAD TUBE ANGLE

67.2 °

 

67.2 °

 

67.2 °

 

67.2 °

 

B

HEAD TUBE LENGTH

95.0 MM

3.7 IN

95.0 MM

3.7 IN

105.0 MM

4.1 IN

115.0 MM

4.5 IN

C

TOP TUBE HORIZONTAL

575.0 MM

22.6 IN

605.0 MM

23.8 IN

635.0 MM

25.0 IN

655.0 MM

25.8 IN

D

STANDOVER HEIGHT

738.0 MM

29.1 IN

746.0 MM

29.4 IN

760.0 MM

29.9 IN

778.0 MM

30.6 IN

E

BB OFFSET

-43.0 MM

-1.7 IN

-43.0 MM

-1.7 IN

-43.0 MM

-1.7 IN

-43.0 MM

-1.7 IN

F

BB HEIGHT

327.0 MM

12.9 IN

327.0 MM

12.9 IN

327.0 MM

12.9 IN

327.0 MM

12.9 IN

G

WHEEL BASE

1,121.6 MM

44.2 IN

1,151.6 MM

45.3 IN

1,182.8 MM

46.6 IN

1,203.9 MM

47.4 IN

H

BB CENTER TO TOPTUBE CENTER

345.0 MM

13.6 IN

375.0 MM

14.8 IN

425.0 MM

16.7 IN

475.0 MM

18.7 IN

I

BB CENTER TO TOP OF SEATTUBE

410.0 MM

16.1 IN

440.0 MM

17.3 IN

490.0 MM

19.3 IN

540.0 MM

21.3 IN

J

SEAT ANGLE

73.8 °

 

73.8 °

 

73.8 °

 

73.8 °

 

K

CHAINSTAY

438.0 MM

17.2 IN

438.0 MM

17.2 IN

438.0 MM

17.2 IN

438.0 MM

17.2 IN

L

REACH

402.7 MM

15.9 IN

432.7 MM

17.0 IN

460.0 MM

18.1 IN

477.3 MM

18.8 IN

M

STACK

593.1 MM

23.4 IN

593.1 MM

23.4 IN

602.4 MM

23.7 IN

611.6 MM

24.1 IN

N

STEM LENGTH

50.0 MM

2.0 IN

60.0 MM

2.4 IN

70.0 MM

2.8 IN

80.0 MM

3.1 IN

0

TRAIL

100.2 MM

3.9 IN

100.2 MM

3.9 IN

100.2 MM

3.9 IN

100.2 MM

3.9 IN

 

TECHNOLOGIES

BOOST TECHNOLOGY

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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.

 

TRUNNION CONSTRUCTION

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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.

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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

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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. 

 

 

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