2017 Scott Spark 950

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

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2017 Scott Spark 950
Weight30.2 lbs
SuspensionFull
Travel120mm rear, 120mm front
Framealuminum
ForkFox Performance Float 32
Wheels29″
Drivetrain2 × 10
GroupsetXT, Deore
BrakesHydraulic Disc
SeatpostDropper post
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Gearing

2 × 10 — 20 speed

Spark 950

28 mph

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26 mph

The Spark 950 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

Similar bikes won‘t keep up with the Spark 950 while riding downhill or sprinting.


Reviews

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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March 2017

BikeRadar
Scott Spark 730 review

Scott’s remarkably sorted, trail happy but race-rapid Spark is the best of both worlds. Buy if you want a fast and fun bike for the trails

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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 StandardBB86/BB92, press-fit

Fork

FOX 32 Float Performance Air Grip 3 / 3-Modes / 15x100mm QR axle / tapered steerer Reb. Adj. / Lockout / 120mm travel

Rear Shock

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

Bottom Bracket

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

Headset

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

Stem

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

Handlebar

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

Saddle

Syncros XR2.5

Seatpost

Syncros Dropper 2.0 / YSP12 ICR / Remote 31.6mm / S size 100mm / M, L & XL 120mm

Pedals

Wellgo M-21

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano XT RD-M781 SGS Shadow Type / 20 Speed

Front Derailleur

Shimano Deore FD-M617-D / / side swing

Crank

Shimano FC-M627-B2 / 2-piece Design 36x22 T

Shifters

Shimano Deore SL-M610-I / Rapidfire Plus 2 way releasew/gear indicator

Cassette

Shimano CS-HG50-10 / 11-36 T

Chain

KMC X10

Brakes

Shimano M506 Disc 180mm F & R / SM-RT54 CL Rotor

Wheels
Rims

Syncros X-23 / 32H / Tubeless ready

Spokes

Stainless Black 15G / 1.8mm

Front Hub

Shimano HB-M618 CL / 15x100mm

Rear Hub

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

Tires

Maxxis Forekaster / 2.35 / 60TPI Kevlar Bead Dual compound

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