SCOTT Sports Reviews and News


Scott Trail apparel covers you head to toe

Along with bikes, Scott now offers a complete selection of clothes, shoes, helmets, and more. And all the pieces are artfully color matched. Here’s a look direct from the Eurobike trade show in Germany.

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Scott shows Nero Plus full-face helmet, new shoes

Swiss bike and gear maker Scott unveiled a bevy of new MTB gear at the recent Eurobike trade show. Here’s a rundown of the key highlights starting with a new brain protector.

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2018 Scott Genius first look

With 150mm of travel front and rear, the Genius sits squarely in the sweet spot for most riders. For 2018, it’s also received a number of key updates, including the capability to be run 29er, 27.5 or 27.5 plus.

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Riding North Vancouver trails with Geoff Kabush

Those who know Geoff Kabush well will tell you that that his heart and soul are rooted in the singletrack trails of Pacific Northwest of the USA and Canada.

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Scott partners with Cycling Development Team

Scott Sports announced the launch of the Cycling Development-SCOTT mountain bike team. Formed to create opportunities for elite young athletes, riders on the team are dedicated to excellence on the bike, excellence in the classroom, and serving as ambassadors for the sport.

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SRAM new co-title sponsor of double-Olympic champ SCOTT XC team

Reigning Olympic champions Nino Schurter and Jenny Rissveds headline the new SCOTT-SRAM MTB Racing Team, which was officially launched this week.

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Singletrack searching in the South Pacific

Looking for your next vacation destination? The Philippines should be high on your list. The island nation offers plenty of activities for non-bikers, plus glorious singletrack, too.

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12 best mountain bikes for around $1000

At this price you can expect to get an aluminum hardtail, though many manufacturers are using plus size tires to breathe new life into the category. Here are some great options from Scott, Marin, Haro, KHS and more.

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Syncros Interbike 2016

Syncros has unveiled a host of sleek new components for both on and off-bike applications. Highlights include seatposts, wheels, stems, handlebars, grips, tools, head unit mounts, saddles, and even a trick utility bottle cage.

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Sailing the Scottish Isles in search of singletrack

Scott Bikes’ Trippin Fellaz take the sea to seek out new adventures on land. Press play to see how they fared.

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Scott Scale XC hardtail drops significant weight

The new lighter Scott Scale goes a long way toward defining what the company is all about: racing — and winning.

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SRAM Eagle 1×12 drivetrain first ride review

If you can stomach the small weight penalty and price hit, there’s no reason not to jump on this Eagle’s wide wings.

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Hunt For Glory: Nino gets a new Scott race bike

With reigning world champion Nino Schurter and the Scott-Odlo MTB Racing Team, Scott has some of the best cross-country racers in the world at its disposal. When it comes to designing new bikes, there is no better feedback than listening to the needs of World Cup racers. Go behind the scenes to see how it happens.

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2017 Scott Spark first look

Scott went back to the drawing board for the model year 2017 Spark, changing the suspension linkage, adding boost hub spacing, and splitting the line into three segments, race, standard, and plus.

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Round-up: Best new lightweight knee and elbow pads

For folks who wouldn’t wear knee pads because they are too cumbersome, now there are good options.

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SCOTT Enduro Cup season kicks off in Moab

The SCOTT Enduro Cup presented by Vittoria launched its first race of the season at the Klondike Bluffs Trail System in Moab, Utah, last weekend. The sold-out event drew 250 athletes to the desert for a day of enduro mountain bike racing, a tailgate barbecue, awards and raffle.

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Nino Schurter goes full throttle with Brendog

Two different riders. Two different disciplines. Two different backgrounds. One common connection, bikes, bikes and more bikes. Nino Schurter and Brendan Fairclough.

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Chasing Trail Episode 1 with Rémy Absalon

Les Vosges is a mountain range in France that is located primarily in the Alsatian region. While the range itself may not have the high alpine peaks of the Alps, it makes up for it with its prime mountain biking terrain.

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Hunt For Glory: Hitting the gym with Nino Schurter part 2

World Champion uses unique exercises to develop the coordination and balance required to compete at on the highest level.

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Scott takes No Shortcuts with video shredit

Whether or not you ride a Scott, you’ll still be impressed by the latest No Shortcuts video shredit from Scott. Press play and prepare to be stoked.

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Ultimate winter apparel for truly arctic rides

Dressing for wintertime rides is tricky business. The right outfit for that long chilly descent may be too toasty when the trail turns back uphill. Here’s a round-up of apparel that will keep you warm on truly arctic days.

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The Hunt For Glory, Hitting the Gym with Nino Schurter

Nino Schurter is one of the fastest and most dynamic riders on the world cup circuit and his unique training regimen is key to maintaining that power and speed.

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Video: Plus sized roosting in Squamish with Joel Ducrot

Missing the deep dark woods this winter? This quick video should help you get stoked for spring.

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Scott Big Ed fat bike review

Just because it’s affordable (which it is) doesn’t mean it’s good. See how the Big Ed fattie fared in our full review.

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9 Dream Bikes That Will Break Your Budget

Amazing bikes from GT, Marin, Norco, BMC, Intense, Rocky Mountain, Pivot, Scott and Cannondale for the Powerball winning mountain biker.

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Opposites Attract: Neko & Erin’s N.C. Ride Camp Adventure

Although they specialize in nearly polar opposite competitive disciplines, riders Neko Mulally (Gstaad-SCOTT) and Erin Huck (SCOTT-3Rox) met up for four days of riding outside of Asheville, North Carolina in early December. Find out what they learned about racing bikes — and life.

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2016′s Hottest Fat Bikes – Part 1

From lightweight racers, to budget friendly cruisers, to do-it-all rigs, these are the fat bikes you need to know about.

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SCOTT donates six frames for new #irideforpaul raffle

Donate to the new Road to Recovery Raffle to help mountain bike legend Paul Bas with his recovery and enter to win one of six new frames.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: For the all enduro all the time adrenaline junkie

Enduro (both the race format, and the idea in general) has had a significant influence on bike, gear, and apparel design. Here is a round-up of great “enduro” gift ideas that will keep the adrenaline junkie in your life riding (or racing) fast and safe.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: Budget busters when money is no object

You know those Lexus “December to Remember” commercials? Well, screw that. If you’re in a tax bracket that permits the purchase of luxury automobiles as Christmas gifts, we suggest you skip the gas guzzler and instead shop from this more eco-friendly list.

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Video: Celebrating 45 years of SCOTT Goggles

No matter your sport, clear vision is critical to performance. Whether for snow, moto or bike, that’s a mantra that’s been practiced by SCOTT Sports for the last 45 years.

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Round up: Best value mountain bikes under $1000

27 interesting options for the entry level rider on a tight budget from brands like Trek, Specialized, Giant, Cannondale, GT, BMC, Scott, Rocky, KHS, Kona, Marin and more.

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Round up: 13 affordable mountain bikes under $3000

Check out our collection of some of the hottest new mountain bikes for riders on a budget. Brands highlighted include: BMC, Breezer, Cannondale, Fuji, GT, Haro, Jamis, KHS, Marin, Norco, Rocky Mountain, Scott and Surface 604.

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Round up: Hot, new Plus mountain bikes for 2016

A look at some of the newest mountain bikes with Plus size tires from brands like Cannondale, Ellsworth, Foes, Fuji, Haro, Jamis, KHS, Marin, Norco and more.

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Nino Schurter visits Tom Ritchey’s home turf

Nino visited the peninsula hills of Redwood City, CA in the San Francisco Bay Area to see the shop where Tom Ritchey developed and tested the first mountain bikes.

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SCOTT launches 27.5 Plus bikes

SCOTT Sports erases any doubt of whether a major European manufacturer will jump on the Plus sized bikes for 2016. They answer with a resounding ‘YES’ as they introduce five new 27.5+ bikes.

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SCOTT SPORTS joins IMBA for a trail work day in Salt Lake City

The wheels of progress are turning as mountain bikers are becoming trusted stewards of the land. This is only possible with the sweat equity of countless riders and the support of many bike companies like Scott Sports. Let’s do our part by digging dirt and/or digging into our pockets.

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Video: Nino’s Hunt for Glory Chapter 2 – On the Go

Follow the world champ as he sets his sights on Olympic gold in Rio 2016 with some tune-up racing and training in California and South Africa.

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Scott Enduro Cup kicks off with tight competition

Macky Franklin and Katie Compton win Round No. 1 at Moab’s Klondike Bluffs.

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Sea Otter: Scott Spark 700 Ultimate Di2, ultimate DT Swiss fork

If your bike buying budget is tight, don’t click through. This post will just make you frustrated, angry or both. It will also likely make you drool.

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Sea Otter: Cross-country race bike round up

With full-suspension, short-travel cross country bikes weighing in lighter than ever, and pedaling with near-hardtail efficiency, we’re seeing pro racers and weekend warriors alike choose the extra squish. Here are some the newest choices coming into the market.

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Video: Nino Schurter’s Hunt for Glory

You can make an argument for Nino Schurter as world’s greatest mountain biker. Not only is the SCOTT Odlo pro team rider a three-time cross-country world champion (and recent winner at the Sea Otter Classic), but he’s also a supremely talented bike handler. Check out these videos to see what we’re talking about.

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Interview: XC racer (and trail bike rider) Geoff Kabush

Most people are familiar with Geoff Kabush. He’s won a World Cup, stood on nine World Cup podiums, been to three Olympics, and won 13 Canadian national championships. But what you don’t know is that the quiet and reserved Canadian is a trail rider at heart.

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Bikes on Bikes 2.0: New mode of backcountry exploration

What’s better than a weekend of backwoods camping and riding killer MTB trails? These guys just may have figured it out.

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Video: Neko Mulally joins the Gstaad-SCOTT Downhill Team

“Chainless” Neko Mulally joins the Sultan of Downhill Style, Brendan Fairclough in the SCOTT Bikes downhill team. We expect great results and non-stop entertainment from this pair in 2015.

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Round-up: 12 awesome value mountain bikes under $3000

Check out our collection of some of the hottest new mountain bikes for riders on a budget.

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Best in Show: 30 cool new bike products for 2015

Best in Show: See the coolest new bike gear for 2015 as our crew of editors picks the best bikes, accessories, apparel and more from Interbike and Eurobike.

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Eurobike: 11 awesome pro race-ridden booth bikes

We take a look at the race-used bikes of Danny Hart, Nino Schurter, Peter Sagan and others on display at the trade show in Germany.

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Eurobike: 2015 SCOTT Spark 700 Ultimate Di2 cross country bike

SCOTT’s ultra light, new Spark 7000 Ultimate Di2 takes electronic shifting and suspension control to new heights.

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Eurobike: 10 head-turning fatbikes (and one crank) from Eurobike

The results are in and fat is where it’s at—check out our fatbike roundup from the show.

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