Scott Genius 740 27.5 Full Suspension

4.4/5 (5 Reviews)
MSRP : $3149.99

Product Description

The all new Genius 740 features a totally re-designed frame optimized for 27.5" (650b) wheels. The 6061 alloy frame is offered in 150mm travel and mid level component spec. This is THE ultimate Trail bike.

  • Frame: Genius 27.5 Alloy 6061
  • Fork: FOX 34 Talas 650b Evolution, 3 modes, 150-120-Lockout
  • Shock: Scott DT M3, 3 modes, 150- Lockout
  • Group: Shimano XT / SLX
  • Brakes: Shimano
  • Parts: Syncros 2.0 Serie
  • Wheels: Syncros XC-55 650b

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    Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by ikickass a Weekend Warrior

    Date Reviewed: March 8, 2015

    Strengths:    The ability to quickly change travel lengths while riding is very usefull. Everything suits both beginner trail riders and more experienced ones.

    Weaknesses:    Feels a bit heavier than its actual weight.

    Bottom Line:   
    If you want one bike to do everything-from city riding to mountain adventure with not so much money, a perfect choice. With the remote lock, It is able to achieve all mountain performance on mountains, and hardtail performance on mild XC tracks. When locked, it climbs well. When opened, it brings a very plush descending. The components are good for its price. By the way, this bike is considered as an all mountain- trail model, but has a geometry bit closer to XC. This would be a great additional strength for those who seek for agile trail type, and for the people who look for so-called "all mountain" style, this "might" leave some desires.

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Silviu

    Date Reviewed: February 7, 2015

    Strengths:    this bike is very light, the frame is inspiring strongness and confidence ,xt rear slx front and deore shifters ,the fork is absolutely outstanding, breaks are good but needs some calibrations, weels are just perfect at 27.5 and they are very good on rocks. a great bike overall.

    Weaknesses:    the dtswiss shock might be a little weak but it does the job,thats why i rated it 4 stars

    Bottom Line:   
    everything is ok,great bike for its value,i got is second for 1300$ and its just amazing...

    Overall Rating:3
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by Rafael a All Mountain Rider

    Date Reviewed: July 14, 2014

    Strengths:    Felt fast while riding. Crisp shifting. Good suspension.

    Weaknesses:    Felt heavy to lift. Position is more XC than trail. The back tire seems far behind like a 29er.

    Bottom Line:   
    I rented one in Sedona and rode the Slim Shady trail, which has a little of everything. The bike is a little heavy but does feel faster on the trail. The thumb lockout is a nice touch to have but in reality I only used it once. My only complaint is that it feels long and the body position puts the rider in a more xc position instead of a more relaxed trail position.

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by MikeQueyar a All Mountain Rider

    Date Reviewed: December 26, 2013

    Strengths:    Great bike climbs really good and it really takes the descents, drops, gaps, etc
    I really enjoy it but I made some upgrade on it....the frame is set for upgrade to enjoy it more.

    Weaknesses:    No shadow RD, DT m3 rear shock (swap to fox), dropout 135x5mm, no iscg 05 come on!!!

    Bottom Line:   
    Its a really good bike I made some upgrade on it.......
    Changed front Hub for XT and 200 rotor, rear hub shimano zee with 142x12mm dropouts rotor 200mm, renthal handlebar and truvativ 40mm stem, rear derailleur shimano zee, mrp bashguard and now its 2x10 and a dropper post....and the most important swapped the rear shock for a Fox float CTD 2014 and changed both suspension to manual cdt lever so the twinlock is out....2 less cables on my genius.

    After all this the bike rules its really a great all mountain, trail, enduro machine.........I paid 2900 for the bike and the frame its really set up for upgrades it takes drops from 6-9 feet with no problem.

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    Price Paid:    $2900.00

    Purchased At:   Bicimania

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by wvninja a Weekend Warrior

    Date Reviewed: October 21, 2013

    Strengths:    This bike seems more nimble, yet allows for the comfort to exist that I felt on a 29er. Rider confidence and bike ability match nicely here.
    Lock out - thumb control

    Weaknesses:    hmmm.... none yet

    Bottom Line:   
    Less than 50 miles on bike so far, but I have never been on such an enjoyable ride before. Looking forward to many more miles on this bike. Try one - you might really really enjoy it. I found mine at Eastern Panhandle Bicycle Company... bought the last one. :-)

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    Duration Product Used:   less than a month

    Price Paid:    $3000.00

    Purchased At:   Eastern Panhandle Bi

    Similar Products Used:   first 650b, used a rockhopper 29er prior

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