2021 Scott Genius 960

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

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2021 Scott Genius 960
Weight32.4 lbs
Travel150mm rear, 150mm front
ForkMarzocchi Bomber Z2
Drivetrain1 × 12
GroupsetNX, SX Eagle
BrakesHydraulic Disc
SeatpostDropper post

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1 × 12 — 12 speed

Genius 960

25 mph

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The Genius 960 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding up hills.

The Genius 960 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.

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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

BB StandardBB86/BB92, press-fit


Marzocchi Z2 Air Rail 3 3-Modes / 15x110mm QR axle / tapered steerer 44mm offset / Reb. Adj. / Lockout / 150mm travel

Rear Shock

X-Fusion NUDE Trunnion SCOTT custom w. travel / geo adj. 3 modes: Lockout-Traction Control-Descend Reb. Adj. Travel 150-100-Lockout / 185X55mm

Bottom Bracket

SRAM DUB PF integrated / 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 31.6mm / S size 100mm / M size 130mm / L & XL size 150mm

Rear Derailleur

SRAM NX / Eagle 12 Speed


SRAM SX Eagle DUB Boost 32T


SRAM SX Eagle Trigger


SRAM SX-PG1210 / 11-50 T




Shimano MT201 Disc


Syncros X-30 / 32H / 30mm Tubeless ready


Stainless Black 15G / 1.8mm

Front Hub

Formula CL-811 / 15x110mm

Rear Hub

Formula CL-148S / Boost 12x148mm


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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