Scott 1999 Peak Hardtail Bike

4.83/5 (6 Reviews)
MSRP : $269.00


Product Description

Scott Peak


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Reviews 1 - 6 (6 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by TuksonRider a Downhiller from Tucson, AZ USA

Date Reviewed: November 25, 2002

Strengths:    Frame! Simple, tough, light, STEEL! (cro-mo)

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
THIS REVIEW IS FOR FRAME ONLY
I just bought the frame brand new on eBay. I then proceeded to build it from the ground up.

The frame is EXCELLENT! It's built tough yet simple. It's stiff on the straights, and flexible on the drops. It's clean and I love the powdered-coated flat black.

For a cro-mo frame, it's incredibly LIGHT! Just weighing in at just 4 lbs. This frame is built for XC racing. Yet, it can take a PUNISHMENT! 5-foot drops are suprisingly easy. As for downhill, I pass F/S riders all the time.

http://www.intruderowners.com/ride01/Scottht.jpg

Blew out the chain hammering the finishline :(

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Favorite Trail:   The Deserts of So. AZ.

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $109.00

Purchased At:   eBay

Bike Setup:   Custom Home-Built mix of XT/LX 9-spd tranny, full rigid.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Ricardo Alexander a Cross Country Rider from swansea

Date Reviewed: October 2, 2000

Strengths:    Almost everything, but most of all - Price !!!

Weaknesses:    Weight, pedals, no bar ends

Bottom Line:   
Apart from what I felt needed changing, this bike is a corker. Only downside is that if youre facing a strong wind, the going can get a little tough but if youre not cycling into a hurricane you should be o.k. I know you can get this bike for less than £200 now so, if you cant afford the £300 pergatory then this is the closest and next best thing !!!

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Favorite Trail:   Afan Argoed ( Port talbot)

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Similar Products Used:   Several including falcon, claud butler etc...

Bike Setup:   Attached club roost bars, half decent pedals el cheapo bar ends and a trans x stem

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jebodiah Yoder a Weekend Warrior from Sugarcreek OH

Date Reviewed: June 12, 2000

Strengths:    I really like this bicycle, because the tires shed those meadow muffins really well. I also like the way the frame hold up against our pitchfork fights.

Weaknesses:    One time- during an Amish barn rasing- a 2x4 fell on to the rear wheel and tacoed it. i don't think the wheel was meant to take that kind of impact, but boy it made me mad!!!

Bottom Line:   
great bike

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Favorite Trail:   between the barn and the property post

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Similar Products Used:   A one horsepower Amish buggy

Bike Setup:   The last time I checked, it was two wheels a handlebar and etcetera

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Daniel Thrower a Weekend Warrior from Andover, Hampshire, UK

Date Reviewed: March 13, 2000

Strengths:    Frame, gear system, value, wheels

Weaknesses:    flat bar, pedals

Bottom Line:   
The 2000 model Peak is a great overall package, a massive improvement over the '99 in every way. The frame is excellent, features such as butted tubes, bi-axial and 4130 cromoly are not often associated with this price but thats what the bike offers. The drivetrain is a full Shimano 24 speed system and the wheels are light and have taken a some serious pounding while remaining true. God knows who picked the narrow flat handlebar, it is uncomfortable and made from heavy, brittle hi-tensile steel. The fork? Its better then any Suntour (thats not saying much however)and makes the overall package good value for money but its from some dodgy Taiwan name, is heavy and doesn't do the frame justice. The fork is a bit lost, its to heavy for XC and doesn't have enough travel for hardcore riding, I wouldn't have minded paying a bit more to get a better fork.

This is an outstanding singletrack machine, the tyres seem to grip any surface (I rode them for 2 weeks of snow without skidding off once) and the cromoly frame is incredibly comfortable over the bumps. I fitted some Rock Shox on the front end and the bike gives you the confidence to ride trails you wouldn't normally even look at. The bike is a bit heavy to race but the overall package makes it a tremendous all rounder for the money.

The bike deserves full marks because the spec is superior to anything in this category. Fit some quality forks and bars and it rides like a bike several times this price.

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Favorite Trail:   Winchester Hill (nr. Bat and Ball pub, south England)

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Similar Products Used:   An awful Townsend for ages, and ridden GT Outpost Trail and a Giant Boulder

Bike Setup:   Aftermarket Rock Shox Jett forks and Club Roost riser bars

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Mike Richards a Weekend Warrior from Sheringham, UK

Date Reviewed: January 8, 2000

Strengths:    
Great frame
Well thourght out
Components


Weaknesses:    
Pedals


Bottom Line:   
I loved this bike, Scott seem to really care about the people who ride their bikes and everything on it is well considered, unlike the slap-on components used by other makes. The shocks are new to the UK and while better then the
Suntour/Sync crap usually seen at this price they are heavy relative to the rest of the bike-and the pedals suck, but there the same as almost every bike at this level. I got it as a backup for my Gt full-susser but this bike is so great I'm using it more and more. SCOTT RULE!!!!!

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Duration Product Used:   
less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   
GT XCR-3000


Bike Setup:   
Factory spec

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by THE_TERMINATOR a Cross-Country Rider from Chelsea, England

Date Reviewed: December 18, 1999

Strengths:    
Frame
Wheels
Drivetrain


Weaknesses:    
Shocks are heavyPedals - crap plastic but what do u want 4
the moneyNo Barends


Bottom Line:   
Unbelievable value. The frame wouldn't be out of place on a grand bike, the wheels are strong and light and it feels perfect to ride. The 8-pound forks up front, although tough don't do justice to the rest of the bike and make the weighting unbalanced. I fitted a Marzocchi air shock and this pulled the weight down to a shockingly good 27lb. I expected some S.I.S/SRAM crap for the gearing at this price, but you get wonderful Acera 8-Speed. The WTB copy saddle is great once worn in a bit and the stem/bars are custom speced to the frame size making for a perfect fit. The tyres are great off-roaders and grip in all conditions, if a little heavy. This is the pick of the Y2k models and I expect Scott to establish themselves as UK market leaders within 2 years like they already have in the states. Its a looker too, biaxal tubing and a tasteful blue with yellow decals. Only other gripe is the pedals - one word - plastic. This bike has blown away all the magazine testers over here and I expect it to sell big.

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Duration Product Used:   
6 months

Similar Products Used:   
Shite loads


Bike Setup:   
Factory, later upgraded to Marzocchi shock and Easton flatties

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