Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Top Ten Bikes: 2015 Scott Aspect 950 Specs and Features

The SCOTT Aspect 950 is a mountain hardtail that is designed to be light, efficient and reasonably priced. 


Featuring a lockout mechanism for the fork, disc brakes and Syncros components, this is the perfect bike for the novice or budget conscious mountain biker. Available in 29" wheel size.

  • Frame: SCOTT Aspect 29 Alloy 6061 Double Butted
  • Fork: Suntour XCT-29-MLO
  • Headset: Ritchey Logic OE integ
  • Brakes: Shimano BR-M375L
  • Handlebar: Aspect OS 

The Aspect range from Scott are designed to be lightweight, highly efficient and kind on the wallet. Scott have years upon years of manufacturing top quality mountain bikes and the Aspect series draws on this by pulling in technologies and build quality seen on their higher end models to create a stonking range of entry to mid level hardtail mountain bikes.

The Aspect frame is constructed from 6061 aluminium and is available in all three wheel flavours, 26, 27.5 (650b) and 29 inch and with each wheel size comes a specific set of geometries which makes the Aspect fit 100% of users. Scott's use of a shorter top tube and higher headtube on the Aspect creates a relaxed and comfortable ride position that lends itself to the novice and enthusiast rider perfectly. All Aspect bikes are completed with a proven set of components for a reliable and enjoyable ride.

It might be the entry level offering on Scott's Aspect 900 series but you have to admit that this is one great value bicycle for you to kindle your love for the sport on. The Aspect series doesn't disappoint.

Frame: Aspect 900 series Alloy 6061 D.B. Performance geometry
Travel: 100mm Fork Suntour XCT-HLO 29"
Lockout: 100mm travel Headset Ritchey Logic OE integ.
Rear Derailleur: Shimano Altus RD-M370 24 Speed
Front Derailleur: Shimano FD-M190 / 34.9mm Shifters Shimano SL-M310-8R R-fire plus
Brake Levers: Tektro SCH-F15
Brakes: Tektro SCH-F15 Hydr. Disc 160F/160Rmm Rotor
Crankset: Shimano FC-M171 42x34x24 w/CG BB-Set Chian-Haur CH-52 - B
Handlebar: Syncros M3.0 FT 680mm, black, 31.8mm 9° BS H'stem Syncros M3.0 HL-D507A
Pedals: Wellgo M-141SDU
Seatpost: Syncros M3.0, 31.6mm
Seat: Aspect VL1423
Hub (Front): Formula DC-19FQR disc
Hub (Rear): Formula DC-25RQR disc
Chain: KMC X8
Cassette: Shimano CS-HG31-8l 11-32 T
Spokes: 14 G, stainless, black
Rims: Syncros X-39 Disc 32H, black
Tires: Kenda Slant 6 29 × 2.2 / 30TPI

Circle City Bicycles and Fitness
5506 Madison Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46227
(317) 786-9244

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