2017 Scott Spark 940

A 29″ aluminum frame full suspension trail bike with high-end components.

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2017 Scott Spark 940
Weight28.9 lbs
SuspensionFull
Travel120mm rear, 120mm front
Framealuminum
ForkFox Performance Float 34
Wheels29″
Drivetrain2 × 11
GroupsetXT
BrakesHydraulic Disc
SeatpostDropper post
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Gearing

2 × 11 — 22 speed

Spark 940

28 mph

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26 mph

The Spark 940 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

Similar bikes won‘t keep up with the Spark 940 while riding downhill or sprinting.


Reviews

July 2018

BikeRadar
Scott Spark 940 review

A brilliant and unique balance of full-gas trail fun and flat-out, remote-controlled speed efficiency. Buy if power, speed, control and fun are your thing

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October 2017

ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine
SCOTT Contessa Spark 710 Plus Review – One to Beat Them All

SCOTT claim to have created exactly this, lauding the SCOTT Contessa Spark Plus as able to excel at pedalling efficiency as well as sublime descending.

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May 2017

Mountain Bike Action
SCOTT SPARK 900 ULTIMATE TEST

Looking for a tool to win races?

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April 2017

E-MOUNTAINBIKE Magazine
EXCLUSIVE TEST: SCOTT E-Spark 700 Plus Tuned First Ride

SCOTT has finally made one SCOTT E-Spark available for testing – and of course we didn’t miss the chance to take it to the woods.

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January 2017

BIKE Magazine
Review: Scott Contessa Spark

A modern slant ushers the historically XC Scott Contessa Spark into new territory.

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September 2016

Bicycling
First Ride: Scott’s Spark Is a Whole New Bike

This full-suspension cross country bike gets more trail-friendly in a major revamp

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August 2016

MBR
Scott Spark 700 Plus Tuned (2017) first ride - MBR

The Scott Spark 700 Plus Tuned is a blazingly good short-travel ripper that owns the rowdiest of trails. Choose from 27.5in, 27.5 Plus and 29in versions.

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August 2016

Mountain Flyer
Scott Refines Spark Lineup for 2017, Drop Lightest XC Full Suspension Frame at 1779 Grams

Improved geometry, high tech carbon fiber, new suspension design, and reduced weight highlight new Spark models.

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Geometry

Sizing
SM

5'2" – 5'8"

MD

5'6" – 5'11"

LG

5'10" – 6'3"

XL

6'1" – 6'7"

🐐 Estimated


Specs
Build
Frame

Spark 3 Alloy SL 6011 custom butted Hydroformed tubes tapered Headtube / BB92 / DM hanger dropouts for 148x12mm

BB StandardBSA, 73mm, threaded

Fork

FOX 34 Float Performance Air Grip 3 / 3-Modes / 15x110mm QR axle / tapered steerer Reb. Adj. / Lockout / 120mm travel

Rear Shock

FOX NUDE Trunnion SCOTT custom w. travel / geo adj. 3 modes: Lockout - Traction Control -Descend DPS / EVOL / Reb. Adj. Travel 120 - 85 - Lockout / 165X45mm

Bottom Bracket

Shimano BB-MT500-PA / shell 41x92mm

Headset

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

Stem

Syncros FL2.0 / 6061 Alloy 6° / integrated Top Cup / 31.8mm / 1 1/8"

Handlebar

Syncros FL2.0 T-Bar / Alloy 6061 T shape Flat / 9° / 740mm Syncros Pro lock-on grips

Saddle

Syncros XR2.0 / CROM rails

Seatpost

FOX Transfer Dropper Remote 31.6mm / S size 100mm / M, L & XL 125mm

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano XT RD-M8000 SGS DM / Shadow Plus / 22 Speed

Front Derailleur

Shimano XT FD-M8020-D / side swing

Crank

Shimano XT FC-M8000-B2 / Hollowtech 2 700 Series: 36x26 T / 900 Series: 34x24 T

Shifters

Shimano XT SL-M8000-B-I / Rapidfire Plus 2 way releaseIspec 2 clamp

Cassette

Shimano SLX CS-M7000 / 11-42 T

Chain

KMC X11L

Brakes

Shimano M615 Disc 180mm F & R / SM-RT64 CL Rotor

Wheels
Rims

Syncros X-23 / 32H / Tubeless ready

Spokes

DT Swiss Champion Black 1.8mm

Front Hub

Shimano HB-M618-B CL / 15x110mm

Rear Hub

Shimano FH-M618-B CL / Boost 12x148mm RWS axle

Tires

Maxxis Forekaster / 2.35 / 120TPI Kevlar Bead TR Tubeless Ready / EXO / 3C maxx speed

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