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Scott Spark 40 (2011)
|S, M, L, Xl
|Shimano Cartridge, 73mm shell
|Avid Elixir 5S
|180/F and 160/R mm HS1 Rotor
|Avid Elixir 5S
|Shimano SLX, CS-HG81-10, 11-36 T
|Shimano XT, FC-M780, Hollowtech 2, 42Ax32Ax24A T
The Spark employs an adjustable geometry by way of a shock mount chip in the linkage. By changing the shock mount chip--simply removing it and flipping it in either mounting position--you affect the bottom bracket height by 7mm, which also affects the head tube angle by 0.5 degrees. The Spark is the only XC/Marathon bike on the market that offers this feature.
The Spark features a tapered head tube for increased stiffness, safety, confidence, and control.
Direct Post Mount
We've saved even more weight by eliminating bulky brake hardware for mounting the rear caliper and integrated a direct post mount to the chain stay. This mounting position also decreases the load the brakes apply to the swingarm parts.
Twinloc Lever System
Our patented Twin Loc technology now offers simultaneous control of rear shock travel and fork lockout. The open position allows full travel, front and rear. One click switches the rear shock to Traction mode, while the fork remains fully active. Click again and rear shock and fork lock at the same time. No other bike in the world offers this user friendly system. Found on the Spark & Genius and Genius LT models.
|Rock Shox Reba RL Air, Motion Control Lockout, Tapered steerer, rebound addjustable, 120mm travel
|Spark Alloy 6061 custom butted, hydroformed tubes, Tapered Headtube, U-Mono Link, BB height adjustable, replaceable derailleur hanger, 135mm, rear PM 160, 120mm rear travel
|Shimano XT, FD-M660-10E, DM
|Ritchey Comp Plus Tapered 1.5“ - 1 1/8“
|Scott Pro Disc IT
|Shimano FH-M525 SL Disc IT
|Shimano PD-M505, Clipless pedal
|Shimano XT, RD-M780 SGS, Shadow Type, 30 Speed
|Mountain, XC Mountain, XC Marathon
|DT Swiss 445d, 32H
|Shimano SLX, SL-M660-10, Rapidfire Plus, 2 way release, w/gear indicator
|DT Swiss M210, Air, ABS Spring, 190 x 50mm, Rebound adjustable, Lockout
|DT Swiss Champion Black 1.8mm
|Scott Comp, Oversize 31.8mm, 1 1/8“, 6° angle
|Schwalbe Rocket Ron, 26 x 2.25, 67EPI Kevlar Bead, Performance Serie