Scott Spark 960 29er Full Suspension

5/5 (1 Reviews)


Product Description

  • Frame: SCOTT Spark 29 Alloy
  • Fork: Rock Shox XC 30 TK 29, 100mm
  • Shock: X-Fusion E1 RL
  • Group set: Shimano SLX
  • Brakes: Shimano BR-M446 Disc


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

Date Reviewed: August 19, 2013

Strengths:    Handling turns, Fast, very responsive, Great Climber, and shifts extremely smooth

Weaknesses:    none yet

Bottom Line:   
Well, I have not ridden since around 2000 or 2001. All I did were trails in the past and the best bike at the time I could only afford a $250-$300 bike from Academy. With that being said, this was a dramatic change and definitely for the best. What made the deal even sweeter was my LBS had these babies on sale for $1249.99 and retail was originally at $1895.99 . I am very impressed with the 29er as this machine climbs so well. Climbs and drops that I would of never been able to do before are now easily taken care. Shifts on the fly smoothly and accurately when begining the climb and again during the climb if needed. Rolls over easily all the roots and rocks that I have came across on the trails. I am so glad I bought this bike

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Favorite Trail:   The Ant Hills


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Trek fuel ex 5 vs. Scott spark 960

Tried finding a comparison for these two bike, but not a lot out there for the Scott (mostly others in the spark line). Hoping to buy one of these within the next few days, but am not sure which is the better bet. The trek is $1800 while the Scott is listed at $1900, but up until this weekend is a ... Read More »

Question about bashguard for stock Scott Spark 960

Just curious if anyone knows off the top of their head which bashguard will fit on the 2013 Scott Spark 960? Its got the Shimano M430 8 octalink crankset. I would be getting rid off the outer ring (44t I believe) to replace it with a bashguard. Any info from anybody who has a guard installed or has ... Read More »

2013 scott spark 960 rear shock upgrade

looking to upgrade the x-fusion e1 rl[TABLE="class: specs"] [TR="bgcolor: initial"] [TD="bgcolor: initial, align: left"]shock that came on the bike...any suggestions? thanks[/TD] [/TR] [/TABLE]Read More »

Looking for some feedback on Scott's Spark 760 and 960

New member here looking into getting my first full suspension bike soon. Been looking at the Scott Spark 760 and 960 as it seems to be a reasonable price for what you're getting. Will this bike handle light downhill and trail riding reasonably? Looking for something that will be able to grow with m ... Read More »

2013 Spark 960 fork upgrades

I'm a little confused with axle and steerer tube specs for my Spark 960. Can anyone help me figure out what type fork would work? I'm considering the x-fusion slide or a rockshox reba. Any feedback would be much appreciated, thank you!Read More »

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