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

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2021 Scott Genius 950
Weight32.0 lbs
Front Travel150mm
Rear Travel150mm
ForkRockShox Revelation Charger RC
Drivetrain1 × 12
GroupsetXT, Deore
BrakesHydraulic Disc
SeatpostDropper post
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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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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.

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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.

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Tech-equipped do-it-all that’s well-priced and versatile, if a little conservative to ride

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April 2018

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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

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Flow Mountain Bike reviews the new 2018 Scott Contessa Genius 720. After a month of shredding, what do we think of this women's trail bike?

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June 2017

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

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June 2017

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

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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


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


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


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


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


Syncros Tofino 2.5 Regular


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

Rear Derailleur

Shimano XT RD-M8100 SGS Shadow Plus / 12 Speed


Shimano FC-MT611-1 32T


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


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



Chain Guide

SCOTT custom


Shimano MT420 4 Piston Disc


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


Stainless Black 15G / 1.8mm

Front Hub

Shimano HB-MT410-B CL / 15x110mm

Rear Hub

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


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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