With an aero-inspired frame and Shimano 105 components, the Scott Speedster 20 road bike delivers efficient, speedy and reliable performance for a variety of road-riding endeavors.
Hydroformed, double-butted 6061 aluminum frame boasts aerodynamic tube shaping and internal cable routing for sleek performance
Carbon fork with alloy steerer tube reduces weight and helps damp energy-draining road vibrations
Compact Shimano 105 crankset is paired with a wide-ranging 12-30 cassette for 20 easy-spinning gear combinations to handle every ride, from steep hills to speedy pursuits
Shimano 105 derailleurs and shifters ensure precise shifts and dependable performance
Easily manage your speed, from fine-tuning to outright powerful stops, with the Shimano dual-pivot caliper brakes
Syncros wheels are wrapped with Schwalbe Lugano tires to deliver great road feel, grip and low rolling resistance
Please note: pedals are not included
Specs on the Scott Speedster 20 road bike are subject to change
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This was basically "Commuter 2.0" for me. I decided to go road instead of hybrid and this was the bike I landed on after carefully searching and comparing specs for the last year. I wanted something lighter, faster and better looking than my 2010 Marin. I also wanted something that could double as recreational ride and not just a daily driver. I bounced back and forth between a few brands, but the Scott kept beating out the other choices mostly because it had the most Shimano 105 components in this price range. Other makes generally had a higher mix of lesser components with similar-looking compact frames. The Speedster 20 had it all and then some.
It's a good ride. Not awesome by any means, but it's better than average as a commuter after putting 60 miles on it the first week. It's nimble enough, steers well and isn't stiff at all, in my opinion. Derailleurs need some tweaking as it has not shifted right since day one. Other than that, no real complaints. Even the stock tires are good enough to keep.
Oh! One "odd" issue with this bike is the color. Everywhere I go online, the color is listed as gray and it looks gray. In person, it looks nothing like gray. I would say the color leans towards black -- more of a charcoal or carbon color. The matte finish may play tricks on cameras, but it is definitely not gray. In my case, this made me even happier as I did not like the color shown on the page. I'm good with black...or "dark gray," lol.
Service and delivery comments:
The location I went to had one in my size, in stock. It was assembled and ready by the end of the day. It doesn't get any better than that.
Was this a gift?:
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend