2021 Scott Genius 950

A 29″ aluminum frame full suspension enduro bike with high-end components, priced near the low end of the Genius model range. Compare the full range

2021 Scott Genius 950
MSRP$2,999
Weight32.0 lbs
SuspensionFull
Travel150mm rear, 150mm front
FrameAluminum
ForkRockShox Revelation Charger RC

Wheels29″
Drivetrain1 × 12
GroupsetXT, Deore

BrakesHydraulic Disc
SeatpostDropper post
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Gearing

1 × 12 — 12 speed

Genius 950

28 mph

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26 mph

The Genius 950 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding up hills.

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


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Reviews
EMTB Forums
2021 Scott Genius eRide 920 review

Knut

The Scott Genius eRide is a good looking bike. It looks like the other emtbs on the market in a lot of ways. But there are some differences. Different cockpit Scott is known for their Twinlock suspension lock-out system. There is a lever on the handlebars for firming up or locking out the front and rear suspension simultaneously. The lever sits under the handlebar at the left hand side. On many other bikes, this is where you will find the …

November 2020Read Full Review 

ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine
SCOTT Genius 950 2020 on test – Long travel, confidence-inspiring, and a lot of potential

Christoph Bayer

If we had the choice, we would almost prefer to choose the SCOTT Genius 950 over the flagship model from our last trail bike group test. Check out our review to find out why and what this bike is capable of.

  • Riding position instils you with confidence
  • Efficient climber
  • Very comfortable
  • Wide tires make handling feel vague
  • Minimal tire clearance in the rear triangle
  • TwinLoc has to be used as otherwise the bike will bob as you pedal

August 2020Read Full Review 

BikeRadar
Scott Contessa Genius 910 review

Sarah Gamsjäger

Mid-priced, well-specced, enduro-inspired trail bike with well-tuned suspension but budget kit

  • 29in wheels roll over everything
  • Composed-feeling geometry and suspension
  • Stock Maxxis Rekon tyres aren’t well-suited to UK winter riding
  • Alloy frame and budget fork add weight

May 2020Read Full Review 

MBR
Scott Genius 920 review - MBR

Alan Muldoon

The Scott Genius 920 is definitely a contender If you’re into shredding singletrack, big rides and climbing. It's efficient but it's also a lot of fun.

May 2020Read Full Review 

Bicycling
Scott Genius e-RIDE 920 Dares You to Go Big

An E-MTB with lots of travel, 29-inch wheels, and a Shimano Steps E800 pedal-assist motor.

  • Shimano Steps pedal-assist motor
  • 150mm of front and rear travel
  • Cleanly integrated battery
  • Heavy bike can be hard to steer in tight trails

April 2019Read Full Review 

Mountain Bike Action
Review - Scott Genius 920

McCoy

The Genius was launched back in 2004 when Scott saw the need to add a well-rounded trailbike to its lineup. Over the last 14 years the Genius has

April 2018Read Full Review 

BIKE Magazine
First Look: 2018 Scott Genius

Scott's all-mountain rig has gotten a full refresh. Here are all the details on the new 2018 Scott Genius.

June 2017Read Full Review 

MTBR
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. - Mtbr.com

June 2017Read Full Review 


Geometry

Specs
Build
Frame

Genius Alloy SL 6011 custom butted / VLK Virtual 4 Link kinematic 27.5" (2.6 & 2.8) and 29" (2.4 & 2.6) tire compatible with Geo -BB adj. TBC Trunnion box construction / Boost 12x148mm

Fork

RockShox Revelation RL3 Air custom Charger 3-Modes Damper 15x110mm Maxle Lite / 42mm offset / Tapered steerer Lockout / Reb. Adj. / 150mm travel

Rear Shock

FOX Float EVOL Performace Trunnion 3 modes / Lockout-Trail-Descend DPS / Reb. Adj. Travel 150mm / 185X55mm

Bottom Bracket

Shimano BB-MT500 / shell 41x92mm

Headset

Syncros Pro Press Fit E2 / Tapered 1.5"-1 1/8" OD 50/62mm / ID 44/56mm

Stem

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

Handlebar

Syncros Hixon 2.0 / Alloy 6061D.B. 12mm rise / 9° / 780mm Syncros Pro lock-on grips

Saddle

Syncros Tofino 2.5 Regular

Seatpost

Syncros Duncan Dropper Post 2.5 31.6mm / S size 100mm / M size 125mm / L & XL size 150mm

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano XT RD-M8100 SGS Shadow Plus / 12 Speed

Crank

Shimano FC-MT611-1 32T

Shifters

Shimano Deore SL-M6100-IR / Rapidfire Plus Ispec EV clamp

Cassette

Shimano Deore CS-M6100-12 / 10-51 T

Chain

KMC X12

Chain Guide

SCOTT custom

Brakes

Shimano MT420 4 Piston Disc

Wheels
Rims

Syncros X-30S / 32H / 30mm / Sleeve Joint Tubeless ready

Spokes

Stainless Black 15G / 1.8mm

Front Hub

Shimano HB-MT410-B CL / 15x110mm

Rear Hub

Shimano FH-MT410-B CL / Boost 12x148mm / Micro Spline

Tires

Maxxis Dissector / 2.6" / 60TPI Folding Bead Tubeless Ready / EXO

Disk Rotors

Shimano SM-RT30 CL / 203/F and 180/R

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