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  • The Genius 27.5 mountain bike is quicker and lighter than 29ers, but offers the same benefits of large-diameter wheels—more speed and better traction
  • Compared to 26 in. wheels, larger-diameter wheels roll over obstacles more easily so you won't stall going uphill over roots and loose soil
  • Hydroformed and butted 6061 aluminum frame is lightweight and sturdy; geometry has been fine-tuned to maximize suspension performance
  • Fox 32 Float 29 Evolution CTD Air suspension fork has 150mm of air-sprung travel; Fox Float CTD rear shock has a progressive damping curve and excellent sensitivity
  • TwinLoc system provides remote, bar-top control of suspension travel and lockout, letting you customize performance on the fly
  • 3 TwinLoc settings supply full travel front and rear, Traction mode (full travel on fork with limited rear suspension), and lockout for both front and rear
  • Rear shock linkage chip lets you adjust head tube angle by 0.4° to meet your geometry preferences; oversize bearings help keep suspension stiff and responsive
  • Tapered head tube and 15mm front quick-release axle stiffen up the front end for enhanced strength and handling precision
  • 3x10 Shimano drivetrain features an XT Shadow rear derailleur along with Deore shifters and front derailleur for quick, efficient and precise performance
  • Shimano Deore hydraulic disc brakes use a 180mm rotor up front and a 160mm rotor in back to facilitate responsive, progressive braking
  • Schwalbe Nobby Nic Performance folding tires feature lightweight Kevlar® beads and dual compound composition for solid traction and handling
  • Interchangeable dropout system (IDS-SL) lets you switch between rear axle standards (142x12mm, 135x12mm and 135x10mm QR) to further tune and enhance performance
  • Specs on the Scott Genius 740 27.5 bike are subject to change


All bicycles sold at REI include a free warranty tune-up. New bikes go through a normal break-in period, after which readjustment is important for longevity and performance. Bring your new bike in to your local REI for its free tune-up within 20 hours of use or 6 months from purchase, whichever comes first. Contact your nearest REI bike shop to schedule this important service.

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Best Use Mountain Biking
Frame Aluminum
Bike Suspension Full Suspension
Fork Fox 34 Float Evolution CTD, 150mm travel
Rear Shock Fox Float CTD, with 3 modes
Crankset Shimano FC-M622, 40/30/22
Bottom Bracket Shimano SM-BB71
Shifters Shimano Deore
Front Derailleur Shimano Deore
Rear Derailleur Shimano XT Shadow
Rear Cogs Shimano Deore, 11-36, 10-speed
Number of Gears 30 gear(s)
Brakes Shimano Deore hydraulic disc
Brake Levers Shimano Deore
Rims Syncros XC67
Front Hub Shimano Deore, 32h
Rear Hub Shimano Deore, 32h
Wheel Size 27.5 inches
Tires Schwalbe Nobby Nic, 27.5 x 2.25
Handlebar Shape Flat Bar
Handlebar Syncros FL2.0
Stem Syncros TR2.0
Seat Post Syncros FL2.5
Saddle Syncros TR2.0
Pedals Sold separately
Headset Ritchey Pro tapered
Chain KMC X10
Weight 28.6 pounds
Bike Weight Bike weight is based on median size, as sold, or the average of two median sizes.
Gender Unisex
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