2021 Scott Addict RC 40

A race bike with upper mid-range components and hydraulic disc brakes, priced near the low end of the Contessa Addict model range.

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2021 Scott Addict RC 40
MSRP£3,199 (about $4,506)
Weight18.0 lbs
ForkCarbon
Wheels700c
Drivetrain2 × 11
Groupset105
BrakesHydraulic Disc
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Gearing

2 × 11 — 22 speed

Addict RC 40

41 mph

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The Addict RC 40 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

Similar bikes won‘t keep up with the Addict RC 40 while riding downhill or sprinting.


Reviews

April 2021

Cycling Weekly
Scott Addict RC 15

The latest iteration of Scott's lightweight bike is ridden by Team DSM – this mid-range version brings pro-level performance to a much lower price point

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July 2021

Cyclist
Scott Addict Gravel: a seminal design is brought up to date

Scott adjusts geometry, hides cables and improves aerodynamics in its latest Addict Gravel

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July 2021

Gran Fondo
First ride review: SCOTT Addict Gravel Tuned – The Swiss beast of gravel bike efficiency?

SCOTT present this season's gravel bike and we've put it to the test: the SCOTT Addict Gravel Tuned. Top or flop? Read on to find out!

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January 2021

Road Bike Action
SCOTT ADDICT RC 20 ROAD BIKE TEST

Scott has refined the Addict to be a competitive, all-around road bike for 2020. At 17.84 pounds, the Addict RC isn’t a featherweight. Price wise, the RC 20

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April 2021

road.cc
Scott Addict eRide Premium

Fast, comfortable, sweet-handling road bike with the benefit of smooth power assistance

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July 2021

Bikerumor
2022 Scott Addict Gravel carbon gravel bike is all-new, aero & all integrated!

The all-new 2022 Scott Addict Gravel aero carbon gravel bike goes fully-integrated in light, aerodynamic reboot for on & off-road adventures!

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January 2020

CX Magazine
Nationals Bike: Caleb Thompson's Masters 35-39 Scott Addict CX

Colorado's Caleb Thompson rode his brightly colored Scott Addict CX to a win in the Masters 35-39 race at the 2019 Lakewood Cyclocross Nationals.

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June 2019

Cycling Tips
Scott Addict RC 2020 first-ride review: Now aero’ized - CyclingTips

It was 2007 when Scott first revealed its 790g ultra-light Addict platform. With it, Scott set a new benchmark for light and stiff racing frames, and a number of competitors spent years trying (with some success) to beat it. Since then, the Addict RC, Scott’s answer to a lightweight all-around race machine, has been ridden […]

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Geometry

Sizing
XXS

5'1" – 5'6"

XS

5'4" – 5'9"

SM

5'7" – 5'11"

MD

5'9" – 6'1"

LG

6'0" – 6'4"

XL

6'2" – 6'6"

XXL

6'4" – 6'9"

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Specs
Build
Frame

Addict RC Disc HMX Road Race geometry / Replaceable Derailleur Hanger Internal cable routing

BB StandardBB86/BB92, press-fit

Fork

Addict RC HMX Flatmount Disc 1 1/4"-1 1/2" Eccentric Carbon steerer

Bottom Bracket

Shimano BB-RS500-PB

Headset

Syncros Addict RC Integrated

Stem

Syncros RR iC 1 1/4"

Handlebar

Syncros Creston iC 2.0 Compact Alloy

Saddle

Syncros Belcarra Regular 2.0

Seatpost

Syncros Duncan 1.0 Aero

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano 105 RD-R7000-SS 22 Speed

Front Derailleur

Shimano 105 FD-R7000

Crank

Shimano 105 FC-R7000 Hollowtech II 52x36 T

Shifters

Shimano 105 ST-R7020 Carbon Dual control 22 Speed

Cassette

Shimano CS-R7000 11-30

Chain

KMC X11

Brakes

Shimano BR-R7070 Hyd.Disc

Wheels
Rims

Syncros RP2.0 Disc 28 Front / 28 Rear Syncros thru-axle plug-in

Tires

Schwalbe ONE Race-Guard Fold 700x28C

Disk Rotors

Shimano SM-RT70 CL rotor 160/F and 160/R

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