The Scout has the character of a slopestyle bike blended with the comfort to pedal big mileage in any terrain. Taking mid travel to all new places, the Scout is equally at home slashing turns deep on backcountry trails or cranking out laps on the local trails. The playful nature of the Scout begs the rider to play around with new lines on the trail. The long front center and 67 degree head angle keep you comfortable and safe; while the short 425mm chainstay and super low bottom bracket let you get wild.
- Progressive Geometry - Long, Low and Slack
- Giddy Up Link Suspension, 125mm Rear and 140mm Front
- Integrated Rubber Chainstay Protection
- Collet Style Main Pivot Hardware
- E2 Low Direct Mount Front Derailleur Support
- ISCG05 Chainguide Mounting
- Syntace X12 Rear 142mm Axle and Universal Transition Derailleur Hanger
- Full Size Water Bottle Fits Inside Front Triangle
- User Friendly 73mm Threaded Bottom Bracket
- Internal Cable Routing with Stealth Dropper Post Routing
- Medium Frame Weight With Rear Shock: 7.28 lbs.
- Frame/suspension: Scout Frameset (Satin Black Matte, Neon Green Gloss) / RockShox Monarch RT Debonair Rear Shock / RockShox Sektor Gold RL 27.5 140mm Fork
- Cockpit: RaceFace Ride 35 50mm Stem / RaceFace Ride 35 (760mm x 20mm) Handlebar / FSA No.57SC Headset / Velo Single Clamp Grips / WTB Volt Sport (135x265) Saddle / KS eTen Integra (100mm) Seatpost
- Brakes: Shimano Deore M615 Brakes / Shimano RT64 Centerlock (180mm Front, 160mm Rear) Rotors
- Drivetrain: SRAM X5 10sp Shifter / SRAM GX 10sp Type 2.1 Rear Derailleur / SRAM PG1020 (11-36) Cassette / KMC X10 Chain / RaceFace Aeffect Cinch (DM32t, 170mm) Crank / Hive 42t Extended Range Cog
- Wheels: WTB STP i23 27.5 32h Rims / SRAM MTH 716/746 Hubs / Maxxis Minion DHF 27.5x2.3 EXO Dual Front Tire, Maxxis Minion DHR II 27.5x2.3 EXO Dual Rear Tire
SIZES SM MD LG XL Reach (mm) 406 432 457 483 Stack (mm) 588 597 606 616 Effective TopTube (mm) 556 585 614 643 SeatTube (mm) 393 419 457 495 SeatTube Angle (Degrees) 76 75.4 74.9 74.5 HeadTube Length (mm) 100 110 120 130 HeadTube Angle (Degrees) 67 67 67 67 Chainstay (mm) 425 425 425 425 Wheelbase (mm) 1117 1147 1176 1205 BB Drop 20 20 20 20 Estimated BB Height (mm) 330 330 330 330 Standover Height (mm) 671 680 691 706
Fork Axle To Crown 532mm Fork Offset 42mm Rear Shock Size 190mm x 51mm Shock Hardware 21.8mm x 8mm Headset (Top) 44mm Zero Stack Headset (Bottom) 56mm Zero Stack BB Shell 73mm BSA Threaded Rear Brake Mount 160mm Post Mount Rear Axle Syntace X12 12mm x 142mm Front Derailleur Style SRAM S3 LDM or Shimano E2 ISCG Tabs ISCG 05 (2.5mm Offset) Seatpost Diameter 31.6mm Seat Clamp 34.9mm Max Chainring Size 36t Single or 26/38 Double Max Tire Size 27.5 x 2.5
"The concept of a shorter travel bike with long, low and slack geometry still raise questions, especially from riders who haven't experienced how much fun a bike like this is capable of delivering. There are bikes with more travel that weigh a similar amount, so given the choice, why would anyone want less travel? What it comes down to is how the bike feels on the trail - the Scout possess a mix of playfulness and brawn that's often lacking in longer travel bikes. This isn't a spineless noodle of a trail bike designed for puttering around on flow trails, it's a hot rod meant for going foot out, flat out whenever possible. But that doesn't mean it takes a breakfast of Pixy Stix and Red Bull to take advantage of the Scout's capabilities - even a less aggressive rider will be able to appreciate the ease at which the bike can cruise through technical terrain. Pumping through rollers, manualing out of corners, bunny-hopping over everything and anything that gets in the way - the Scout is one of those bikes that turns mountains into playgrounds, making the riding experience that much better."
- Mike Kazimer, Pinkbike.com Click here for the full review
"The naturally playful feel of the Scout becomes apparent within seconds of rolling into the first piece of singletrack. It's easy to throw the Transition about, skipping between obstacles or launching entire sections with confidence - it really does feel like a much lighter bike."
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