2022 Scott

Genius 940

A 29″ aluminum frame full suspension enduro bike with upper mid-range components.
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Weight32.6 lbs  
SuspensionFull, 150 / 150mm
ForkRockShox Revelation Charger RC
ShockFox Float DPS Performance
Wheels29″ Aluminum
Drivetrain1 × 12
GroupsetXT, Deore
BrakesHydraulic Disc
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28 mph

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26 mph

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Scott Genius ST 900 Tuned review

Jul 2023 · Ben Haworth

This Scott Genius ST 900 Tuned is the most Scott-ish Scott we’ve seen for quite some time. A race bike for those who like to not-race.

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Bike Review | SCOTT Genius ST 910

Mar 2023 · Spencer Astra

The all-new Scott Genius incorporates the same bold, distinctly Swiss design as the Scott Spark 900 Tuned AXS we reviewed last year. The new bike tucks its rear shock, a trunnion-mounted Fox Float X Nude, entirely inside the frame for a package that’s both sleek and practical. Rest assured; this bike will turn heads at your local trailhead for the foreseeable future. In addition to its svelte appearance, I found the Genius to be an exceptionally capable 150-millimeter trail bike. Climbing aboard the Genius felt balanced, a sensation I attributed to its 77.2-degree seat tube angle. This bike puts you in an excellent, modern climbing position by keeping the front end planted to the ground on even the steepest uphill maneuvers. Another distinctive feature among all Scott bikes I’ve tested is the handlebar-mounted control center. The Genius has three left-hand levers: one to control the dropper and two additional levers to reduce the air volume of the shock and add a dash of compression damping to firm things up. It’s rewarding to reach for the lockout lever so easily. I’m typically a rider that reserves the lockout lever for only the most heinous road climbs but, with the Genius, I was reaching for it any chance I had—not out of necessity, but out of downright convenience.

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Field Test: 2023 Scott Genius ST - Cape Not Included

Dec 2022 · Mike Kazimer

The new Scott Genius ST was the lightest, longest, and most expensive bike we had on hand for the Whistler Field Test

  • Very capable descender

  • Light weight helps on the climbs

  • Futuristic looks make it stand out from the crowd

  • Rattling dropper housing inside the large diameter downtube makes a racket.

  • Proprietary shock, thru-headset cable routing, and integrated cockpit can make maintenance and setup more time-consuming.

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Review: Scott Genius is a highly adaptable trail bike for big mountain days

Nov 2022

A do-it-all trail mountain bike with suspension that changes travel for climbing or descending, plus gorgeous looks. What's not to like?

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Scott Genius ST 900 Tuned first ride review

Nov 2022 · Tom Marvin

A stable pedalling bike that'll get you up the hills efficiently, before happily barrelling down the other side, in an aggressive, yet playful manner.

  • Fast and efficient uphill

  • Poppy and engaging back down

  • Clean aesthetics

  • Stiff frame/wheel/cockpit compromises hand comfort

  • Rear brake lacks oomph

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The new 2023 SCOTT Genius ST Tuned 900 in review – A master of disguise

Nov 2022 · Felix Rauch

We put the brand new 2023 SCOTT Genius ST Tuned to the test, offering 160/150 mm travel, and featuring the new FOX FLOAT X Nude shock.

  • Precise handling

  • Clean looking and highly integrated frame

  • Excellent added features like the TyreWiz and the tools hidden in the axle

  • TracLoc remote isn’t the most intuitive to use

  • Flimsy tire casings that don’t live up to the bike’s potential

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[First Look] The All New Scott Genius

Nov 2022 · Marco Toniolo

Today Scott is releasing their new Genius, an All Mountain rig with 29-inch wheels and 160 / 150mm of travel at the front and rear respectively. The thing that immediately catches the eye is the frame with the hidden shock absorber, along the lines of the Spark. Read on for a deeper dive… Geometry The bike on test is in size M. I am 179cm tall and I find myself straddling the M and L. In this case the 460mm reach was sufficient for a nice central position which, assisted by a saddle angle of 77.1° and a 440mm chain

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2023 Scott Genius Review | The all-new Genius has split in two, and it's all the better for it

Nov 2022

All-new for 2023, the Scott Genius is now offered in two distinct versions. How do the two bikes ride? Read on for our Scott Genius review.

  • Stunning frame design

  • Lively & light-footed ride quality

  • The plush, split personality suspension

  • Incredible technical climbing agility

  • Easily adjustable head angle

  • Genius ST adds welcome option to range

  • Reliant on TwinLoc remote

  • Headset cable routing

  • Tight rear tyre clearance

  • Lack of mullet compatibility

  • Dropper post has developed some play

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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-Mode Damper; 15x110mm Maxle Lite / 42mm offset / Tapered steerer; Lockout / Reb. Adj. / 150mm travel


Spring TypeAir


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


Spring TypeAir

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-R / Rapidfire Plus


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


Shimano Deore CN-M6100

Chain Guide

SCOTT custom


Shimano MT520 4 Piston Disc

TypeHydraulic 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 / 12x148mm / Micro Spline


Front: Maxxis Dissector / 2.6" / 60TPI Foldable; Tubeless Ready / EXO, Rear: Maxxis Rekon / 2.6" / 60TPI Foldable; Tubeless Ready / EXO

Disc Rotors

Shimano SM-RT64 CL / 203/F and 180/R

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