Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4 LastLast
Results 1 to 25 of 98
  1. #1
    mnt bike laws of physics
    Reputation: yogiprophet's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Posts
    2,213

    Any Genius 900s or 700s around yet?

    I was wondering if these bikes are out yet. I can't wait to see one in my bike shop.
    If you have one or one on order, I'de like to here from you.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Any Genius 900s or 700s around yet?-scott-900-sl.jpg  


  2. #2
    mtbr member
    Reputation: weaverwins's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    237
    have a 910 on order. considered going frame only to get it built earlier but decided to wait on it and have the fork that was made for it. hoping magura comes out with a 140 or 130 29er fork eventually.

    parts i have waiting to go on it:
    king hubs on arch ex rims
    renthal fat bar/stem
    sram x0 cranks with MRP 28t bling ring (dropping front der/shifter)
    xtr rear der/shifter
    magura mt8 brakes

    could not be more psyched about it. could not be more bummed about having to wait ha.

  3. #3
    mnt bike laws of physics
    Reputation: yogiprophet's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Posts
    2,213
    Quote Originally Posted by weaverwins View Post
    have a 910 on order. considered going frame only to get it built earlier but decided to wait on it and have the fork that was made for it. hoping magura comes out with a 140 or 130 29er fork eventually.

    parts i have waiting to go on it:
    king hubs on arch ex rims
    renthal fat bar/stem
    sram x0 cranks with MRP 28t bling ring (dropping front der/shifter)
    xtr rear der/shifter
    magura mt8 brakes

    could not be more psyched about it. could not be more bummed about having to wait ha.
    Yea, If I get one I am going for the frame only and putting a Lefty on it.

    I am concerned about the rear end stiffness. I have a friend who has the Spark and his rear end is super flexy as well as the one in the shop. It doesn't look like the Genius' rear end is much different than the Spark's.

    It is about the only long travel 29er bike available without the stupid "new school" geometry....this and the Tallboy LT.....but I like the Genius numbers better.

    Post up your new ride when it gets here

  4. #4
    mtbr member
    Reputation: bedell99's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Posts
    1,073
    Just curious, what do you consider new school geometry?

    Erik

  5. #5
    mtbr member
    Reputation: weaverwins's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    237
    Quote Originally Posted by yogiprophet View Post
    Yea, If I get one I am going for the frame only and putting a Lefty on it.

    I am concerned about the rear end stiffness. I have a friend who has the Spark and his rear end is super flexy as well as the one in the shop. It doesn't look like the Genius' rear end is much different than the Spark's.

    It is about the only long travel 29er bike available without the stupid "new school" geometry....this and the Tallboy LT.....but I like the Genius numbers better.

    Post up your new ride when it gets here
    which spark? the ones with the thru rear and the right wheel havent felt flexy to me and im a big kid...

    i considered frame up but want that frame/fork/seatpost combo as is until i decide what fork i want to swap to (if any) eventually. im goo goo over the maguras after getting a friends spark off him until my genius comes in.

  6. #6
    mnt bike laws of physics
    Reputation: yogiprophet's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Posts
    2,213
    Erik, By that I mean short and slack. You know, for the lazy young kids who get dropped off at the top of the climbs (no offense to you youngsters).


    Weaver, It was the new Spark 29. Maybe you don't notice it but I do....especially in tight technical terrain where stiffness is key to control.

  7. #7
    mtbr member
    Reputation: weaverwins's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    237
    Quote Originally Posted by yogiprophet View Post
    Weaver, It was the new Spark 29. Maybe you don't notice it but I do....especially in tight technical terrain where stiffness is key to control.
    there are a bunch of models of the new spark 29... and what wheels? the wheels probably make as much if not more difference.

  8. #8
    mnt bike laws of physics
    Reputation: yogiprophet's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Posts
    2,213
    Quote Originally Posted by weaverwins View Post
    there are a bunch of models of the new spark 29... and what wheels? the wheels probably make as much if not more difference.
    Oh, I see why you asked now.
    There was flex in the rear wheel but the frame had quite a bit too....more than my Tallboy which I consider to not be very stiff either.
    On my TB, I have a Single Speed DT Swiss hub with 2.0/1.8/2.0 spokes. This wheel is very stiff and there is still more play back there that I prefer. It's not bad, but I still feel it in certain situation. You should know that I ride at a very high level and push my bikes very hard.

  9. #9
    mtbr member
    Reputation: weaverwins's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    237
    Quote Originally Posted by yogiprophet View Post
    Oh, I see why you asked now.
    You should know that I ride at a very high level and push my bikes very hard.
    are you assuming that i dont?

    makes a difference on what model spark.. some have carbon rear, others dont. some have thru axle rear, others dont. some have stock wheels, others dont... etc...

    im guessing my 142x12 rear axle + carbon + stans arch ex rims oughta be stiff enough once mine is built up.

  10. #10
    mnt bike laws of physics
    Reputation: yogiprophet's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Posts
    2,213
    Ha, no I'm not assuming anything about you.

    It was the top of the line ridden by a pro rider so it was full carbon with 142x12.

    I can tell the difference between wheel and frame flex which is why I didn't mention that.

    Edit: and I should add that he lost yesterday's race by less than a minute on an awesome course. He may have won with a stiffer chassis. For me it makes a big difference - esp. in the rough sections which this course had it's share.
    Last edited by yogiprophet; 09-10-2012 at 11:01 AM.

  11. #11
    mtbr member
    Reputation: weaverwins's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    237
    Quote Originally Posted by yogiprophet View Post
    He may have won with a stiffer chassis. For me it makes a big difference - esp. in the rough sections which this course had it's share.
    im sorry but this is kinda comical... as if the rear stays were at fault for his loss... if you can narrow it down to that one variable then you are way better of an analyst then this world has ever seen...

  12. #12
    mnt bike laws of physics
    Reputation: yogiprophet's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Posts
    2,213
    Quote Originally Posted by weaverwins View Post
    im sorry but this is kinda comical... as if the rear stays were at fault for his loss... if you can narrow it down to that one variable then you are way better of an analyst then this world has ever seen...
    It was supposed to be comical

  13. #13
    mtbr member
    Reputation: weaverwins's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    237
    Quote Originally Posted by yogiprophet View Post
    It was supposed to be comical
    success!

  14. #14
    mtbr member
    Reputation: bedell99's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Posts
    1,073
    Just put in an order for a 910 Genius. Looks like end of December. I was hoping it was going to be earlier, but in reality it looks like after the New Year.

    Erik

  15. #15
    mtbr member
    Reputation: weaverwins's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    237
    Quote Originally Posted by bedell99 View Post
    Just put in an order for a 910 Genius. Looks like end of December. I was hoping it was going to be earlier, but in reality it looks like after the New Year.

    Erik
    Who said end of dec?

    Pumaking u heard anything yet aboit 1st deliveries?

    Im gonna have a bunch of badass parts sitting around with no bike to go on!
    Scott Genius 910 tricked out as much as I could without getting a divorce

  16. #16
    mtbr member
    Reputation: bedell99's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Posts
    1,073
    I ended up ordering from Rei. This is from the Scott Rep that they are back ordered until 12-27. I placed my order today.

    Erik

  17. #17
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    701
    We have a tentative supply date just after the 1st of the year.

  18. #18
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    500
    Depends on the model, but for the most part New Years looks to be the date. However the frameset is supposed to be available in 2 days. One of the guys at my shop has a frame on order so we'll see.

  19. #19
    mtbr member
    Reputation: weaverwins's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    237
    Quote Originally Posted by pumaking View Post
    Depends on the model, but for the most part New Years looks to be the date. However the frameset is supposed to be available in 2 days. One of the guys at my shop has a frame on order so we'll see.
    New years for even the preorder batch?

    What fork is he putting on it?
    Scott Genius 910 tricked out as much as I could without getting a divorce

  20. #20
    mtbr member
    Reputation: weaverwins's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    237
    Quote Originally Posted by bedell99 View Post
    I ended up ordering from Rei. This is from the Scott Rep that they are back ordered until 12-27. I placed my order today.

    Erik
    Just heard back and hearing the same... And i put in my order as soon as the specs were available to shops
    Scott Genius 910 tricked out as much as I could without getting a divorce

  21. #21
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    500
    Quote Originally Posted by weaverwins View Post
    New years for even the preorder batch?

    What fork is he putting on it?

    Yup, even the pre-order batch is supposed to be early december now.

    Probably a Fox Talas CTD

  22. #22
    mtbr member
    Reputation: weaverwins's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    237
    Quote Originally Posted by pumaking View Post
    Yup, even the pre-order batch is supposed to be early december now.

    Probably a Fox Talas CTD
    Damn...

    Is the frame only option one color?
    Scott Genius 910 tricked out as much as I could without getting a divorce

  23. #23
    mtbr member
    Reputation: weaverwins's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    237
    Quote Originally Posted by pumaking View Post
    Yup, even the pre-order batch is supposed to be early december now.

    Probably a Fox Talas CTD
    puma do you the true axle to crown measurement of the fork they are putting on the genius 900 models? or do you know the measurement for a fox in 120 or 140 similar to it? trying to figure out if another fork will work.

  24. #24
    mtbr member
    Reputation: bedell99's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Posts
    1,073
    Quote Originally Posted by weaverwins View Post
    puma do you the true axle to crown measurement of the fork they are putting on the genius 900 models? or do you know the measurement for a fox in 120 or 140 similar to it? trying to figure out if another fork will work.
    For a 32 120mm it is 520.8mm
    For a 32 130mm it is 530.8mm

    For a 34 130mm it is 542.8mm
    For a 34 140mm it is 552.8mm

    Erik

  25. #25
    mtbr member
    Reputation: weaverwins's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    237
    Quote Originally Posted by bedell99 View Post
    For a 32 120mm it is 520.8mm
    For a 32 130mm it is 530.8mm

    For a 34 130mm it is 542.8mm
    For a 34 140mm it is 552.8mm

    Erik
    why such a difference for the 32 and 34??

    interesting to see. a magura 120mm is the same as the fox 32 130mm as i suspected... hmmm

Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4 LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •