2023 · ScottScale RC Team

A 29″ carbon frame hardtail crosscountry bike with high-end components.

2023 Scott Scale RC Team
MSRP$3,499
Weight23.4 lbs
SuspensionHardtail
Travel100mm front
FrameCarbon
ForkRockShox SID
Wheels29″ Aluminum
Drivetrain1 × 12
GroupsetXT
BrakesHydraulic Disc
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Gearing

1 × 12 — 12 speed

Scale RC Team

28 mph

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27 mph

The Scale RC Team is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The Scale RC Team is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.


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Reviews
Pinkbike
First Look: Scott Release Latest Generation of Scale RC Hardtail

Henry QuinneyDec 2022

The top-end HMX-SL frame sheds 22 grams compared to the outgoing model, to achieve a claimed weight of 847 g.

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BikeRadar
Scott Scale RC SL first ride review

Alex EvansDec 2022

The Scale is a fast-paced XC hardtail with performance that reaches beyond the traditional racing remit

Pros
  • Light weight

  • Loaded-up spec

  • Fun, fast and agile

  • Impressive frame construction

Cons
  • Lack of dropper post limits scope

  • Very costly

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Bikerumor
2023 Scott Scale RC hardtail MTB takes weight reduction to new extremes

Dec 2022

The new Scott Scale HMX SL sheds as many metal inserts and parts as possible to save grams, and reinvents how a frame is made in the process.

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MBR
Scott Scale 920 review - MBR

Alan MuldoonApr 2020

If you’re after a cross country race hardtail with a proven track record, then look no further than the Scott Scale 920.

Pros
  • Fast in every situation

Cons
  • Front derailleur compatibility!

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Geometry

Sizing
SM

5'2" – 5'8"

MD

5'6" – 5'11"

LG

5'10" – 6'3"

XL

6'1" – 6'7"

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Specs
Build
Frame

Scale Carbon HMF Adjustable head angle / Syncros Cable Integration System Advanced Shock & Standing Damping System BB92 / UDH Interface / 12x148mm with 55mm Chainline

BB StandardBSA, 73mm, Threaded

Fork

RockShox SID SL RL Air 15x110mm Maxle Stealth / 44mm offset / Tapered steerer Lockout / Reb. Adj. / 100mm travel

Bottom Bracket

Shimano SM-BB71-41A / shell 41x92mm

Headset

Syncros - Acros Angle adjust & Cable Routing HS System +-0.6° head angle adjustment ZS56/28.6 – ZS56/40 MTB

Stem

Syncros XC 1.5 Syncros Cable Integration System -12° rise / 7050 Alloy / 31.8mm / 1 1/8"

Handlebar

Syncros Fraser 1.5 XC Alloy 7075 D.B. Flat Bar / 8° / 740mm Syncros Performance XC lock-on grips

Saddle

Syncros Belcarra Regular 2.0 CrMo rails

Seatpost

Syncros Duncan 2.0 31.6x400mm

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano XT RD-M8100 SGS Shadow Plus / 12 Speed

Crank

Shimano XT FC-M8120-1 / Hollowtech 2 32T

Shifters

Shimano XT SL-M8100-IR / Rapidfire Plus Ispec EV clamp

Cassette

Shimano XT CS-M8100-12 / 10-51 T

Chain

Shimano CN-M7100

Brakes

Shimano XT M8100 Disc

Wheels
Rims

Syncros Silverton 2.0-30 6 Bolt F: 15x110mm, R: 12x148mm 30mm Tubeless ready rim / 28H / XD Driver Syncros Axle w/Removable Lever with 6mm Allen, T30 and T25 Tools

Tires

Schwalbe Racing Ray 29x2.35" EVO Super Ground / TLE / 67EPI / Addix Speed Grip

Disk Rotors

Shimano SM-RT76 / 6 Bolt / 180/F and 160/R

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