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Scott Spark 50 Bike - 2012

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With race-inspired performance, the Scott Spark 50 full-suspension mountain bike delivers a responsive 120mm travel platform with chip-adjustable geometry, bar-top suspension control and more!

  • Hydroformed and butted 6061 aluminum frame is lightweight and sturdy; geometry has been fine-tuned to maximize suspension performance
  • Oversize bearings help keep suspension stiff and responsive; rear shock linkage chip lets you adjust head tube angle to meet your geometry preferences
  • TwinLoc system provides remote, bar-top control of suspension travel and lockout, letting you customize performance on the fly; choose between full travel or full lockout
  • RockShox Recon Gold RL Solo Air suspension fork boasts 120mm of air-sprung travel with both rebound adjustment and lockout; alloy steerer provides weight savings
  • DT Swiss M210 rear shock with rebound adjustment and lockout offers platform damping for improved efficiency and bump control
  • Shimano 3x10 drivetrain features XT rear derailleur, SLX front derailleur and Deore shifters, which provide fast, responsive shifts across the 30 gear combinations
  • Avid Elixir 3 hydraulic disc brakes use a 180mm rotor up front and a 160mm rotor in back to facilitate responsive braking, be it subtle or powerful speed management you need
  • Schwalbe Rocket Ron tires offer great all-around, self-cleaning performance
  • Specs on the Scott Spark 50 full-suspension mountain bike are subject to change

After its initial break-in period you might notice your bicycle performing less responsively than the day you brought it home. Not to worry, this is typical of all new bicycles and simply reflects that cables have stretched or their housings have seated themselves into final position. To keep running at peak performance, all REI bicycles come with a FREE warranty tune-up, which should be accomplished between the first 100-200 miles of riding or after the first two months if you're accumulating miles less quickly. Contact your nearest REI bike shop for details and an appointment for this important service.


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Scott Spark 50 Bike - 2012 Specs
Best use
Mountain biking
Mountain bike
6061 aluminum
Full suspension
RockShox Recon Gold RL Solo Air, 120mm travel
Shimano FC-M552, 42/32/24
Shimano Cartridge
Shimano Deore
Shimano SLX
Shimano XT
Shimano CS-HG62-10, 11-36, 10-speed
30 gear(s)
Disc brake
Avid Elixir 3 hydraulic disc
Avid Elixir 3
Alex XC-44 Disc
Scott Pro Disc, 32h
Shimano FH-M525 Disc IT, 32h
26 inches
Schwalbe Rocket Ron, 26x2.2
Riser bar
Scott Pilot 15 Comp
Scott Comp
Scott Comp
Scott Racing
Shimano PD-M505
Shimano CN-HG54
27.3 pounds
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