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    This is my new Spark 900-Premium 2013 model, bought as a frameset in December last year and then built up with Fox Forx and SRAM XX1.
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    Here is my Spark. 2013 Spark 940 mostly stock with some upgrades. It's been an awesome bike and I can't wait to get out on it this year.

    Upgrades:
    XT Brakes and Rotors
    XT Shifters
    XT Pedals
    XT Wheelset
    Maxxis Ardent EXO Tubeless Ready Tires (running tubeless)

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    I recently acquired this:


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    Here's my new build... 2012 Spark 29 RC frame with XX1, SID XX World Cup, XTR 987 brakes, DT Swiss XR1501 Splines (1500g alloy wheelset) and a full Ritchey WCS carbon cockpit with Selle Italia SLR XC saddle and Time ATAC XS carbon pedals. Total weight is 22.5lbs with 2oz of sealant in each tire, bottle cage and fully wrapped frame with 3M Clear Shield (180g).
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    Here's my newly built race bike... SRAM XX1, Shimano XTR 987 brakes, SID XX World Cup, DT Swiss XR 1501 Splines and Ritchey WCS carbon cockpit. 22.5lbs with 2oz of sealant in each tire, Bontrager RXL H2O bottle cage and fully-wrapped frame in 3M Clear Shield. DT Swiss shock being swapped out for a Rock Shox Monarch RT3 next week.
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    That fork lockout can be placed under the bar on the left...if you prefer that location (I did on mine).

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    Quote Originally Posted by brentos View Post
    That fork lockout can be placed under the bar on the left...if you prefer that location (I did on mine).
    Yeah, I was going to, but wanted to give the Twin-Loc lever a shot, but now that I'm swapping out that POS DT Swiss shock for a RS Monarch, I'll probably remove the remote completely and swap the fork lockout to the other side... until I change the damper to a regular Motion Control DNA with no lock-out. I'm oblivious to pedal bob obviously!
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    Newly acquired through extensive craigslist trolling.

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    2010 Spark 60.. needs a bit of TLC but more importantly its already been on a few trails as I start to get into Mountain biking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dantheman762 View Post
    Yeah, I was going to, but wanted to give the Twin-Loc lever a shot, but now that I'm swapping out that POS DT Swiss shock for a RS Monarch, I'll probably remove the remote completely and swap the fork lockout to the other side... until I change the damper to a regular Motion Control DNA with no lock-out. I'm oblivious to pedal bob obviously!
    I used both on the left at the same time.

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    Brentos I have 2 questions about the 2014 Scott Spark 900 SL

    Is the correct bb to run for sram cranks the Sram BB92 GXP pressfit ?

    Can I run 156q XX1 cranks or will only the 168q work on the Spark?

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    Yes, GXP Press-Fit is the correct crank/bb combo. You'll need the 168mm Q-factor.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dantheman762 View Post
    Yes, GXP Press-Fit is the correct crank/bb combo. You'll need the 168mm Q-factor.
    Ok thanks Dan. Lets say that my supplier is out of 168 q factor xx1 cranks in 175mm. What else can I run?

    Can I run a PF30 bb and the Specialized S-works 2014 cranks? It doesnt seem like I can but I really like those cranks.

    Or maybe just XO1 11 speed cranks with a 94mm bcd single XO1 ring?


    Kind of confusing I dont know what to do I just dont want 170mm cranks in 168q factor but thats all I can find at the moment for xx1 thru my suppliers (not retail).

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    Quote Originally Posted by dream4est View Post
    Ok thanks Dan. Lets say that my supplier is out of 168 q factor xx1 cranks in 175mm. What else can I run?

    Can I run a PF30 bb and the Specialized S-works 2014 cranks? It doesnt seem like I can but I really like those cranks.

    Or maybe just XO1 11 speed cranks with a 94mm bcd single XO1 ring?


    Kind of confusing I dont know what to do I just dont want 170mm cranks in 168q factor but thats all I can find at the moment for xx1 thru my suppliers (not retail).
    PF30 will not work, X01 will be your most direct replacement.

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    Wife's New Bike.

    I'm jealous...

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    How about Race Face Next SL cranks with the bb92 bottom bracket? That seems like it would work and is the lightest crank around.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dream4est View Post
    How about Race Face Next SL cranks with the bb92 bottom bracket? That seems like it would work and is the lightest crank around.
    18 pound Spark 29 build

    that is an hollowgram on a Spark SL frame.
    Min size is 131mm or the cranks will rub the frame on the non drive side.
    All I needed was to get Rotor bearings.

    You have a detailed list of parts on a previous post on that thread. See if that helps!

    The default axle works although it is not optimal for a Spark other than that its fine.

    Also the NEXT SL is def not the lightest...see my pictures!

    Hope you get some nice ideas on how to build your own spark man!

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    Well HolyPT I saw that build and really like it, but I am racing mine in the Tour Divide and Colorado Trail Race so I cant go there! I ended up with this so far as I decided to not wait for parts that may come too late:

    14 Spark 900SL with the stock cockpit stuff and Syncros Carbon Wheelset
    15 Fox 32 Float CTD
    Bonty XR1 tires
    XT pedals

    1x9 Drivetrain- XT 11/34 cassette plus X7 Shift/der with Race Face 32t NW chainring and Truvativ Noir Cranks 175mm

    Sram lock-on foam grips
    KMC 10sp SL chain

    23.2 lbs tubeless.
    About 35lb all dressed up for the Divide sans food and water and hoping to go lower.

    Its way lighter than I am used to for a bike so solid feeling. Like the slack trailbike feel in such a light bike. Got my bars all goofy high for the Divide and it still feels quick and wants to scoot forward on each pedal stroke. Cant wait to ride this thing again and again!

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    Congratz on the build man!
    Hope that most of all you enjoy it a lot. That is all I want from biking!

    Noir, don't see them for ages, dunno why people kinda stopped using them.
    23.2lbs is a nice weight, my build is focused on a somewhat "big" budget so there is no point on even comparing potatoes with tomatoes.

    Enjoy your trips and your ride!

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    Stealth Bomber Phase I

    My Scott Spark 700 SL. Bought the frame only and the rest of the parts are sort of mish-mash since I am waiting for the new XTR group to become available in August to swap them out (that'll be Phase II). It still rides great and FAST as-is though.

    Hoping to get it under 24 lbs when all is said and done, but given up on making it any lighter than that because I have to have decently beefy tires to ride in PNW. Rocket Rons just don't cut it.

    Without some pinks, the rig would have been totally murdered out.

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    I ended up at 23.7 lbs with dropper post and light seat clamp. WOW!
    35.88 lbs with all gear loaded for Tour Divide.

    I wish I would have had this bike last month in the AZT750. It would have just destroyed my Voodoo Canzo.

    Thanks to all who made this thread it's what got me to get a Spark not an Epic.


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    Re: Sparks...lets see em

    Picked up a 2013 930 on Ebay. It came upgraded with XT brakes, X9 shifters, and Satan's Arches.

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    Quote Originally Posted by brentos View Post
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    I know this is an older post but I'm on the hunt for a new bike for my wife, too. Since she owns an older Spark already the newer model is a hot candidate. Unfortunately, nowhere to test ride anywhere near.

    Is this Spark size S ? How tall is your wife?
    What is the largest bottle that fits the frame?
    Is this a 910? And is this already the Fox Nude, I can't really make it out on the picture.

    Thanks!

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    So I've finally gotten a new shock for my 2011 Spark 60. I was skeptical for a while trying to get something that would work well with the high leverage ratio of the frame, not have remote actions, be reasonably priced, and not having it be a clashing color. I found a like new 2012 or 2013 Rockshox Monarch RT3 Cannondale Scalpel takeoff on eBay. I picked up the mounting hardware today, and started replacing the old shock in the parking lot of the hotel. Once I mounted it on and started playing with pressures, within about 15 minutes I have it really dialed in to how I want it to work and it feels great. It has 3 positions like a Fox CTD, and in the middle position the pedal bob is almost gone. With it fully open, it feels super plush and seems to manage the travel better than te DT Swiss M210.
    I'll be testing it pretty good over some trails in Durango, CO tomorrow and then Telluride later in the week.



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    very cool
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    Smile

    Recently I purchased this beauty as second hand, as you can see I'm one of those who still loves 26". I was looking for something more polivalent, coming from a Merida rigid. Well, actually I just kept frame and fork (until I have money to go for a complete fox suspension). Everything else have been removed and replaced with higher components to my needs. Love B&W bikes.





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    Well I rode the Spark 900 SL to a 27th place finish in Tour Divide. It rained and snowed the first 6 days straight. Bike parts failed left and right after that.
    It handled the brutal 2735 mile beatdown well. I needed a set of pulleys, front brake pads and new tires. Chain about to be replaced as I am going 1x10 with a E13 42t conversion cog in a few days and a new 1070 Sram cassette and x.7 10 speed shifter

    I saw other bikes break in the race. A '14 Sworks Epic in only 8 days. The Spark feels new after light cleaning. No pivot maintenance it needed a little pivot tightening but thats about it. Shock still good lost some air each day maybe 5-10psi but never made funny noises and 3 positions all still work correctly. Fox Fork is still butter smooth and lost zero air. I rode locked out a lot but no damage to anything. Wheels are solid and still dead true (Syncros XR1.0). DtSwiss 240 hubs held even after riding through high water on day 2 extensively. Wheelset is sick really makes one a better rider.

    The Spark 900SL with Nude shock is an amazing bike. It climbs like a hardtail, has many settings if you dont hook up fork to twin loc (9 vs. 3) and really goes so fast downhill I got into trouble a few times. I almost felt bad (trying to) destroy it in TD. But it acts like I did nothing to it.

    Scott also went the extra mile to get me the frame, wheels and cockpit before TD. Thanks.

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    Bravo for that Spark! Congrats!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dream4est View Post
    Well I rode the Spark 900 SL to a 27th place finish in Tour Divide. It rained and snowed the first 6 days straight. Bike parts failed left and right after that.
    It handled the brutal 2735 mile beatdown well. I needed a set of pulleys, front brake pads and new tires. Chain about to be replaced as I am going 1x10 with a E13 42t conversion cog in a few days and a new 1070 Sram cassette and x.7 10 speed shifter

    I saw other bikes break in the race. A '14 Sworks Epic in only 8 days. The Spark feels new after light cleaning. No pivot maintenance it needed a little pivot tightening but thats about it. Shock still good lost some air each day maybe 5-10psi but never made funny noises and 3 positions all still work correctly. Fox Fork is still butter smooth and lost zero air. I rode locked out a lot but no damage to anything. Wheels are solid and still dead true (Syncros XR1.0). DtSwiss 240 hubs held even after riding through high water on day 2 extensively. Wheelset is sick really makes one a better rider.

    The Spark 900SL with Nude shock is an amazing bike. It climbs like a hardtail, has many settings if you dont hook up fork to twin loc (9 vs. 3) and really goes so fast downhill I got into trouble a few times. I almost felt bad (trying to) destroy it in TD. But it acts like I did nothing to it.

    Scott also went the extra mile to get me the frame, wheels and cockpit before TD. Thanks.
    Do you have a blog or something showing a report/setup/pics?

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    Quote Originally Posted by quax View Post
    I know this is an older post but I'm on the hunt for a new bike for my wife, too. Since she owns an older Spark already the newer model is a hot candidate. Unfortunately, nowhere to test ride anywhere near.

    Is this Spark size S ? How tall is your wife?
    What is the largest bottle that fits the frame?
    Is this a 910? And is this already the Fox Nude, I can't really make it out on the picture.

    Thanks!
    It's a medium and she is 5'9". Great fit for her and she rips on this thing. Big improvement over her old Blur XC alloy. It will fit any bottle, but the larger ones have some interference with the shock controls on entry. Yes, it's a 910, with a Fox Nude.

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    Cool-blue Rhythm Ride It like you stole it !

    I don't polish it I wash it now and then and yeah that's puke juice on the top tube.
    It was a great ride :P

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    2013 Spark 940 - bought late in 2013 on clearance, saved a TON of cash
    Stans Arch EX - tubeless
    Race Face Narrow wide 1x10 conversion
    Race Face Next Carbon bars
    ESI Grips
    Thomson seatpost
    Specialized seat
    Rocket Ron out front, Spec Fast Track out back
    Seriously considering a rear shock upgrade. Otherwise love this bike.

    Here she is on the Peaks Trail between Breckenridge and Frisco CO
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    Quote Originally Posted by Osco View Post
    I don't polish it I wash it now and then and yeah that's puke juice on the top tube.
    It was a great ride :P

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    Just bought this 730 and I have only had a few rides on it but I love it already. I thought my old Kona hardtail climbed well but this is even better.
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    Nice! I moss riding mine

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    Quote Originally Posted by zephxiii View Post
    How's that X-Fusion O2 ride?
    Just fine, for me, I don't need bells n whistle's
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    I'll play. Here's my new baby:

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    2014 Spark 900 SL, XL. Basically stock, save for XTR crankset, XT rear mech, shifter, 11-36T cassette, trail pedals, KMC X10SL chain, Wolf Tooth 32T chainring, in a 1x10 setup, instead of the stock XX1 drivetrain.

    Third ride was this weekend's 13th Annual Tour de Felasco, an off-road 50 / 62.5. The only weak link is the engine ( me ) .

    Almost feels like cheating.

    BTW, per Scott's geometry and sizing charts, they recommend a Large for my height. Large would have been way too small for me. The guy from twentynineinches.com who tested the Spark 910 found this as well, so it's not just me. But then, for a road bike, Scott suggests a Large / 56, but based on TT length, I need an XL / 58.
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    That looks sweet. Love the black too!
    I just got a large '15 900rc. I'm 5'11.5." numbers seems right for me.
    How tall are you?

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    Thanks, Stew! It's the Spinal Tap / "None more black" edition.

    I'm 6' 1" / 185cm, which, per their charts, should put me square in the middle of their range for a Large. But I also have monkey arms, and a 35" inseam.

    I could do a Large, but I'd be showing a lot of seatpost, need a riser stem and / or bar.

    The bent seat tube skews the ETT measurement, IMHO. That's a pretty critical measurement, for me, at least.

    I'm sure you'll be great on your large. You're probably also younger, more flexible, and in better shape than me.

    Regardless, I freaking love this thing! Surprised how much I used the TwinLoc last weekend, more than I expected to.

    Still have it in the low position, which seems to handle fast enough for me. As the 50-miler wore on and I wore out, I wasn't wishing for quicker steering. Maybe after I've had more miles and chamois time with it, my attitude will change.

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    I agree with the bent seat tube thing. The ETT measurement was similar to my old bike, so I thought large would be the closest. Looking forward to racing this thing. Worried about missing the brain on my Epic. That had no movement during standing sprints, but was plush on tech stuff, with no manual adjustments needed. The RC is quite a bit lighter than the Epic expert though.

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    Hey all , some lovely bikes there !

    Here's my 2014 RC which is now sold .

    Plus my 2015 720 which is beautiful !

    2015 RC due soon !
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    Slick RC. I was offered a deal on a '14 RC, but I wanted a more subtle paintjob and carbon wheels stock. If I were younger and/or faster, I'd have been happy on the RC.

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    Sparks...lets see em-image.jpg

    Some changes to my 2011. New WTB Strykers I put on this weekend with Kenda Nevegals set up tubeless. Also added a new reverb dropper post. Also bumped the fork back down to 120mm now that I'm not riding in the mountains. Super fun bike still.

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    Sparks...lets see em

    My new 2015 Spark 910, exceeded my expectations


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    Quote Originally Posted by iKevinT View Post
    My new 2015 Spark 910, exceeded my expectations

    I'm guessing it's a large? I can't use a water bottle on my medium, shock is too close.

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    Sparks...lets see em

    Actually, XL

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paulsmith55 View Post
    I'm guessing it's a large? I can't use a water bottle on my medium, shock is too close.
    I have med 900sl 2015 and I found a side load cage and a normal size water bottle fits well!

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    15 900sl

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    Came from 12 sworks epic. This bike is amazing! Love it so far. Can't wait to race it. It is a med.

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    IMG_5824.JPG Got this last week

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    Came from 12 sworks epic. This bike is amazing! Love it so far. Can't wait to race it. It is a med.
    congrats!! killer bike.

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    Came from 12 sworks epic. This bike is amazing! Love it so far. Can't wait to race it. It is a med.
    Just made a similar switch. 2013 epic expert to 2015 spark rc. Haven't been able to ride it yet. Worried I'll miss the brain, which I love. How does the spark compare in your opinion?

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    Quote Originally Posted by stew325 View Post
    Just made a similar switch. 2013 epic expert to 2015 spark rc. Haven't been able to ride it yet. Worried I'll miss the brain, which I love. How does the spark compare in your opinion?
    I liked my sworks brain (had in front and rear). I think it does well climbing because it is active when it needs to over rough and stiff when smooth climbing. That is a pro. A con is when you stand up and pedal for a burst it would break loose and not be stiff. On the descents, I always felt like my brain was pretty stiff and took just that quick sub second to break lose. Others that had more plush suspension had advantage. I live in Colorado so we ride a lot of rocks and lots of climbing.

    On the spark, twin lock is really excellent. I use it like a gear! Fully locked out is really locked out and advantage in many places. middle (trail mode) is good all around (climbing and pedaling). Fully open is way better than brain. So I think the spark is a vastly better as descending (head angle is a different to so that helps). So I think the twinoc is a game changer because you control as you see things you need to change where as the brain does it thing but not right for all things (still pretty good). I like the specialized no doubt but I really like the spark as well. I have not raced this 15 bike yet but did race a 14 last year. Top of line scott is 1k less than the top of line specialized too...

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    Yeah I think having manual control is a much better setup. I like locking it out for short moments right when I want to for certain situations.
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    Thanks for that Wolf_Racer! Agree the Scotts are well priced, and I really like the Sram drivetrain with XTR brakes! Although, I almost bought the premium to try the new XTR 11spd, as I loved the 10spd xtr. Can't wait to race mine!
    One thing I didn't like about the brain, was the small bump compliance wasn't great with the brain set up the way I liked it. Also, when I hit any drops, even small ones, it bottomed out. Especially the fork. (SID brain also)

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    Help re-assembling Spark 910

    Sparks...lets see em-pic-5.jpgSparks...lets see em-pic-3.jpgSparks...lets see em-pic-2.jpg[ATTACH=CONFIG]First off, lots of cool bikes posted and love the spark. I have a 2013 spark 910 upgraded with carbon wheels, bars, seatpost, 1x10 wolftooth 36t 11-40. Weight is around 25lbs. Recently serviced the fork and decided to replace all bushings & bearings.

    I am in the process of putting it back together and was hoping someone might be able to help.

    There are 6 washers/spacers in the suspension pivot points that I need to install. Two red(largest), two gold, and four black spacers(smallest). I have a good idea of where they go but I am not certain. Please see picture of washers/spacers below

    Anyone have a diagram of all pieces and instructions on how to install?

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    brand new Spark 740!

    Greetings fellow Scott and Spark riders! I'm a newbie here but been riding for years and recently got back in the game after a 5 year hiatus.

    Just thought I dropped by to show ya'll my new ride! Traded up from a 2005 Scale. Isn't she a beaut?


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    any suggestions on future upgrades? how bout a name for the pretty lady eh?

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    Here is my new 2014 Spark 720! It was a great upgrade from my old Specialized Epic!

    Currently gathering parts to convert it to a 1x10 (AbsoluteBlack 32T Oval Chainring + Oneup 42T and RADr Cage) and tubeless!

    Cheers!
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    Hello from Panama, here is my 2015 Spark 950

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    my Sparky 730 2014

    Renthal Carbon Lite Fatbar 700mm
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    30T sram Chainring
    XTR M9020 Brake set
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    Trailking 2.2"
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    ► hello

    Does anybody knows where can i buy spark 2012 26er rear chainstay replacement ?

    please help.
    i broke this part.i have no warranty :/







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    Quote Originally Posted by luckyluck View Post
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    Does anybody knows where can i buy spark 2012 26er rear chainstay replacement ?

    please help.
    i broke this part.i have no warranty :/





    try contacting this guy as I've queried about carbon version chainstay for my spark

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    We’re regional Scott distributer.

    Sram XX1 crank should be compatible with GXP press-fit BB. Please check with your local Sram dealer if in doubt.

    Sorry, 2015 Spark SL swingarm is not available at the moment.
    Below is the price for 2014 Spark SL swingarm and need to special indent order.
    2014 Spark 700 SL carbon Chainstay, S$519.00
    2014 Spark 700 SL carbon Seatstay, S$299.00

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    how did you manage to break this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spark91 View Post
    how did you manage to break this?
    thanks for this mails (y)

    this is that segment where i broke my bike
    but on this video i'm riding 29er salsa 100mm 2 month ago

    i don't understand how but .shits happens

    from started afther 2:54 til 3:35 second i broked chainstay and brakes stoped me



    https://youtu.be/lSjSffmiPII?t=2m54s

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    Here's my 2014 Spark 910. Man this thing can climb!Sparks...lets see em-image.jpgSparks...lets see em-image.jpgSparks...lets see em-image.jpg

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    ... and if we just ...

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    I guess so! Thats steep!!

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    Lol, I don't know why the pictures post sideways. User error I suppose

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    Pics of my 2014 Scott Spark 930. I've had it for about one month now, but only 4 rides on it so far. It won't stop raining here I'm thinking about adding some colored accents. What color do you guys think would look better, green or orange?
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    ^^^. Black, white, or blue for accent colors. Three colors is enough. Adding a fourth is pushing it, IMHO.

    But then again, I'm pushing 50, so what the hell do I know? Just stay the hell off my lawn.
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    Feel your pain with the rain. It's been raining here and is now cold again.
    Nice looking ride. How do you like the flows on that. Was thinking overkill, but probably lighter than what comes on it, and nice and strong.
    I agree with dje31, that another colour might be too much. Depends on what parts you're thinking about. Ano blue would probably look good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stew325 View Post
    Nice looking ride. How do you like the flows on that. Was thinking overkill, but probably lighter than what comes on it, and nice and strong.
    They are most definitely overkill. They were the only wheels I had though, and they are better than the stock wheels. It weighs about 26#s right now. I think I just want some colored grips.
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    I think the orange grips would look better with the blue decals.

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    Quick question for my fellow spark owners running a 1x setup...

    When you remove the front derailleur do most of you remove the mounts completely, or do you leave the mount sans-derailleur on the frame? I took mine off last weekend but was torn as to whether there was any reason that I should leave it attached?

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    I took the small alloy f. Dérailleur bracket off and mounted it to my unused dérailleur. More open space and less things to collect mud was my main reason.

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    ive taken it off...

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    Scott Spark 910 L 2013.
    First look. 10,42 kg.
    Not finished yet!
    Lost bottom cover (cable guide) by the seller... waiting for new one.






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    Just sold my 2013 710 Genius and got this new 700 RC Spark put together. Haven't even rode it yet for all the rain!

    So far I only changed:
    Rear tire to a Thunder Burt
    36T chainring
    XX1 hollow pin chain
    Xpeedo M-Force pedals
    Ritchey WCS 220 17 degree 80mm stem
    Trimmed all cables

    Waiting on:
    35mm Carbon rims
    Ritchey Foam grips
    Trimming brake lines

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    Quote Originally Posted by codytaylor View Post
    Just sold my 2013 710 Genius and got this new 700 RC Spark put together. Haven't even rode it yet for all the rain!

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    Sweet weapon! Just got the 900RC over the winter, and love it. It's so fast for a full suspension bike! Your racing that?

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    Yes, I've been out of MTB racing for a few years and did a local race a couple weeks ago on my 29 lb Genius. Forgot how much fun it was so I ditched the heavyweight and got this sweet thing ordered right away.
    Really happy how this one will completely Lock Out front and rear whereas my Genius would barely get any stiffer. Feels fast on my street lol.
    Don't know if I'm gonna go back to Cat. 1 or hang out in Cat. 2 for a while

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    Got a good deal on 2013 Spark 900 RC frame.
    Changed the shock and fork to 2014 Fox iCD and added XTR di2 1x11 with sram XO1 cassett and XX1 crank.
    10,18kg as on the picture with bottle cage and pedals.
    Still need to cut the steerer tube, but other than that I think i`m finished.

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    Wish that solenoid / motor or whatever it is wasn't so huge lol.

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    Just got a 2015 Scott Spark 950! Im absolutely in love. I love the way it rides and i love the color combo. The twinloc is amazing. One of the reasons why I chose it over a Stumpjumper. Put a carbon handlebar and water cage, shimano saint pedals and looking for some decent wheels next.


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    just picked up this today... have only managed a quick spin around the block to do some setting up... geez it's weird compared to what I'm used to.
    All the gear and no idea.

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    I've remove the mounts completely

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    Just picked up a Spark that I'll be building up myself. Sorry for the crappy cell phone pick. I'll post more better ones as I build itSparks...lets see em-uploadfromtaptalk1440032568739.jpg

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    Scott Scale 710 plus, with guide rs, XX1

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    Hi, heres my 2014 spark 750

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    2012 Spark Comp.

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    Here's my 2012 Spark Comp. I love this bike. Still need to upgrade the rear shock, or just pump it up as it feels a little saggy. Here's a question: Anyone know how wide of a rear tire the 2012 will take? I'm looking at a 2.4" tire from Maxxis but I don't want to buy it if it will rub on the frame. Thanks!
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    Here's my 2012 Spark Comp. I love this bike. Still need to upgrade the rear shock, or just pump it up as it feels a little saggy. Here's a question: Anyone know how wide of a rear tire the 2012 will take? I'm looking at a 2.4" tire from Maxxis but I don't want to buy it if it will rub on the frame. Thanks!
    I'd say no, a 2.4" tire will not fit on a Scott Spark. However, I'm not 100% sure. My guess is only because an XC bike (modern ones) are made to be light and nimble so adding on an all mountain burly tire doesn't suit an XC bikes true characteristics.

    Can I ask why you want to add a 2.4" tire to an XC bike?

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    When I bought my Spark (used) from some silly person on eBay it came with 2 large Hans Dampfs on it....which is a pretty large tire...that rubbed on wheel flex.

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    I ran Specialized 2.3's, great tires. I have recently put on Continental 2.4 up front and 2.2 on the rear. In reality Continental sizing makes it a 2.3 up front and a 2.0 in the rear.

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    I don't necessarily need that wide of a tire, but I like the added traction. I think my Bronson is a 2.2 right now and I love it. I have a Captain up front, and it's never steered me wrong.
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    Finally finished building this up to race next year. I've only ridden it once but so far seems like it'll a great race rig provided my legs and lungs can handle it. I'm still trying to get the suspension dialed. Pretty amazed it weighs just 22lb 4oz.

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    Nice looking Spark, DMO!
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    My build:

    Spark 900RC 2012
    SID XX 2014+Monarch XX 2015
    BOR MD7+Sapim D-Light+Trace Ryde XC21
    XTR M9000 + XG-1195 + XX1 32T
    Formula R1 2014
    Truvativ Noir T30 seatpost
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    3T Arx Team 2 80mm
    SMP Forma
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    Weight: 9.8 Kg

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    Sorry if offended by the Spam, but I have 2 excellent condition 2015 Scott 900SL for sale (Scott does not make the 900SL model in 2016, only lower).

    See here:

    *Price Reduced* 2015 Scott Spark 900SL - XX1/XTR - 22lbs - Medium & Small - Buy and Sell and Review Mountain Bikes and Accessories

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    Spark 900RC 2012
    SID XX 2014 + Monarch XX 2015
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    Truvativ T30
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    CB Eggbeater 2

    Weight: 9.8 kg

    Upgrades to be followed:
    Syntace F109 stem
    Eggbeater 11
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    2010 Spark RC
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