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Scott Ransom 900 Tuned 29er Mountain Bike 2019 - Full Suspension MTB

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Product Description

The Ransom is back, faster and more capable than ever. The Scott Ransom 900 Tuned is a hard charging enduro 29er MTB that is quick and efficient on all types of terrain. With its TwinLoc suspension and full carbon frame, the Ransom makes light work of the most challenging trails without leaving you feeling over-biked on mellower terrain.

Key Features:

  • Full HMX carbon frame offers 170mm rear travel with flip chip for changing wheel size
  • Fox 36 Factory fork offers 170mm of refined suspension travel
  • Fox Nude TR EVOL shock with TwinLoc suspension system and ramp adjust
  • Syncros Revelstoke 1.5 29” wheels
  • SRAM XO1 Eagle 1x12 speed drivetrain slick shifting and a wide gear range
  • SRAM Code RSC brakes for powerful speed control
  • Sizes: Small, Medium, Large, X Large
  • Colour: Orange/Green
  • The Scott Ransom 900 Tuned is available with 0% APR finance

Scott Ransom Review

The Ransom. 170mm of trail munchin, climb crushing, stage winning all day pinning mountain biking excellence. The Tuned version comes equipped with our TwinLoc Suspension System, a Sram Eagle groupset and high end Syncros components to help you get away with murder, regardless of your ability level.

BUILT FOR SPEED

The Ransom is the long travel all mountain bike to rule them all. From stage racing at the highest level to traversing the world’s most demanding mountains, this bike was designed to help you ride like you never have before. Progressive geometry, 170mm of suspension travel front and rear in unison with the TwinLoc Suspension System and our strongest carbon construction to date gives you a mountain bike that will surely give you plenty of rewards when taking risks. Make mountains move.

CARBON CONSTRUCTION

While we always aim to have lightweight carbon bikes here at SCOTT, we never compromise frame strength when doing so. Taking into consideration the riding this bike is designed for, we have created our strongest carbon frame to date.  Through clever layering and reinforcement in certain zones we obtain the stiffness wanted between the head tube and the rear wheel axle via a path following the downtube and the chainstays - we call this the stiffness backbone.

The Ransom being a 1x only bike allowed us to optimize the width of the main pivot which is normally the weak point on this stiffness path. Additionally, the Trunnion mount on the DT close to the BB allows us to obtain great stiffness at the bottom of the bike and lightweight construction up top for compliance and for having the centre of gravity as low as possible.

TWINLOC SUSPENSION SYSTEM

While we also find the TwinLoc Suspension System on our XC and Trail bikes, it is just as important on a long travel All Mountain/Enduro bike. Firstly, for big days out in the mountains, you can never be quite sure what you’ll encounter. While a 170mm MTB is great for descending, it needs to be a good climber if you’re going to enjoy the full day. The Ransom can climb perfectly well in Descend mode, but with the flick of the thumb, it performs with the efficiency of a lightweight XC bike – this is invaluable for saving energy throughout the day. Switching into Traction Control mode also changes the dynamic geometry of the bike, raising the BB and putting you into a more comfortable climbing position. Traction control makes the bike more agile and nimble. This is perfect for quick accelerations or sudden changes in the trail that force you to put the hammer down, whether mid all-day epic, or mid race. Should you encounter and steep gravel climbs, or smooth riding between trailheads, throw it into our Lockout mode to make sure you’re getting the most out of each pedal stroke.

FOX NUDE TR EVOL

On several Ransom and Genius models, you’ll find the all new FOX NUDE TR EVOL. What the TR allows you to do is to select what sort of progression you would like in Descend mode: more linear, or more progressive. By flipping the Ramp Adjust Lever, you can decide how your shock behaves while descending.

A more progressive shock will offer more support towards the end of travel, and is harder to bottom out. These settings are really linked to riding speed. When it is wet, techy, or when impacts are small and riding tends to be slower, one might favour the more linear setting. When the conditions are dry and fast, or when bigger impacts are in play (jumps for instance), then the progressive mode is ideal. With the NUDE TR Evol, choosing and changing is easy.

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  • Fully built & ready to ride
  • Fully checked & tested by Cytech qualified mechanics
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In the box with every Tredz bike is:

  • Free Tredz 9 key trail tool
  • Free Tredz pedal spanner
  • Free basic pedals
  • Tredz drawstring kit bag
  • 16 point quality control check sheet
  • Basic bike setup instructions
  • Free Cycle Plan insurance voucher (8 weeks)

Specification

Frame:Ransom Carbon / IMP technology / HMX BB92 / Carbon swingarm VLK Virtual 4 Link kinematic 27.5" (2.6 & 2.8) and 29" (2.4 & 2.6) tire compatible with Geo -BB adj. SW dropouts for Boost 12x148mm TBC Trunnion box construction
Fork:FOX 36 Float Factory Air / Kashima FIT4 3-Modes with low Speed adj. / 15x110mm QR axle 44mm offset / tapered steerer / Reb. Adj. / Lockout / 170mm travel
Rear Shock:FOX NUDE TR EVOL Trunnion SCOTT custom w. travel / geo adj. 3 modes: Lockout-Traction Control-Descend custom Ramp Adjust with linear and progressive setting DPS / Kashima / Reb. Adj. Travel 170-120-Lockout / 205X65mm
Headset:Syncros FL1.5 Press Fit E2 / Tapered 1.5"-1 1/8" Ti bearing OD 50/62mm / ID 44/56mm
Bars:Syncros Hixon iC Rise Carbon 20mm rise / 8° / 780mm / Syncros Pro lock-on grips / Garmin mount
Front Brake:SRAM Code RSC 4 Piston Disc 200/F and 180/R mm Centerline Rotor
Rear Brake:SRAM Code RSC 4 Piston Disc 200/F and 180/R mm Centerline Rotor
Rear Mech:SRAM X01 / Eagle 12 Speed
Shifters:SRAM X01 Eagle Trigger
Speed:12
Front Hub:Syncros Revelstoke 1.5 6 Bolt 15x110mm 30mm Tubeless ready rim 28H / XD Driver / DT RWS w/Removable Lever with Tool
Rear Hub:Syncros Revelstoke 1.5 6 Bolt 12x148mm Boost 30mm Tubeless ready rim 28H / XD Driver / DT RWS w/Removable Lever with Tool
Front Tyre:Maxxis Minion DHF / 2.6" / 120TPI Kevlar Bead / EXO / TR / 3C Maxx Terra
Rear Tyre:Maxxis Minion DHF / 2.6" / 120TPI Kevlar Bead EXO / Silk Shield / TR / 3C Maxx Terra
Seat Post:FOX Transfer Dropper Remote Kashima / 31.6mm / S size 125mm / M & L & XL 150mm
Saddle:Syncros Tofino 1.5 / Titanium rails
Chainset:SRAM X01 DUB Eagle Boost Carbon crankarm QF 168 / 32T
Bottom Bracket:SRAM DUB PF integrated / shell 41x92mm
Chain:SRAM PCXX1 Black Eagle
Cassette:SRAM X01 / XG1295 / 10-50 T
Pedals:Not Included

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MTB Sizing

MTB Sizing

See the table below to find the right size Mountain Bike.

 

Height

Size

4’8” / 143cm

XXS

 

 

 

 

 

 

4’9” / 145cm

XXS

 

 

 

 

 

 

4’10” /  148cm

 

XS

 

 

 

 

 

4’11” / 150cm

 

XS

 

 

 

 

 

5’0” / 152cm

 

XS

 

 

 

 

 

5’1” / 155cm

 

XS

S

 

 

 

 

5’2” / 158cm

 

 

S

 

 

 

 

5’3” / 160cm

 

 

S

 

 

 

 

5’4” / 163cm

 

 

S

 

 

 

 

5’5” / 165cm

 

 

S

M

 

 

 

5’6” / 168cm

 

 

 

M

 

 

 

5’7” / 170cm

 

 

 

M

 

 

 

5’8” / 173cm

 

 

 

M

 

 

 

5’9” / 175cm

 

 

 

M

L

 

 

5’10” / 178cm

 

 

 

M

L

 

 

5’11” / 180cm

 

 

 

 

L

 

 

6’0” / 183cm

 

 

 

 

L

XL

 

6’1” / 185cm

 

 

 

 

L

XL

 

6’2” / 188cm

 

 

 

 

 

XL

 

6’3” / 191cm

 

 

 

 

 

XL

XXL

6’4” / 193cm

 

 

 

 

 

 

XXL

6’5” / 196cm

 

 

 

 

 

 

XXL

6’6” / 198cm

 

 

 

 

 

 

XXL

 

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Please note, all size information is provided as a guide - if you're unsure or need any further assistance you can call us on 01792 799508 ... we're happy to help!

Full Sus MTB Guide

 

Is a full-suspension mountain bike right for me?

If you’re new to the world of cycling, we highly recommend taking a look at our bike buying guide overview or our mountain bike buying guide to help you decide what type of bike is right for your needs.

When you’re choosing a full suspension mountain bike, there are a few things to look out for which can help you to work out the quality and performance you can expect from a particular model.


Suspension travel & usage

Depending on the type of mountain bike riding you’ll be doing, you may want to have longer or shorter suspension travel on your bike:

Travel

Usage

Pros

Cons

Up to 120mm

XC

Lightweight & efficient pedalling for long-distance rides

Short travel is less capable on rough & demanding trails with large jumps & drops

120 – 150mm

Trail

Lightweight, balance of climb-friendly efficiency & rough-descent capability

More weight than a shorter travel bike & less efficient climbing. Less capable on descents than a longer travel bike

150-180mm

Enduro

Capable of covering difficult & technical downhill sections. Wide enough gear range for climbing

Heavier & significantly less efficient at climbing compared to shorter travel bikes

180mm +

Downhill

Designed for highly technical & high-speed descents, with big drops and large jumps

Heavy, and inefficient at climbing. Limited gear range means most climbs will require pushing the bike


Frame material

Full-suspension MTB frames are mostly made from either aluminium or carbon fibre, with each material having its own benefits & drawbacks.

Aluminium

Aluminium is lightweight, stiff, strong, and easy to manufacture. Manufacturers often develop their own aluminium alloys, such as ALUXX by Giant. Aluminium is found on a wide range of bikes, from entry-level & enthusiast bikes, right the way up to top-spec racing bikes.

Carbon

Carbon fibre is lighter, stiffer, stronger, and more expensive than aluminium. The most affordable carbon bikes typically use medium strength carbon fibres, while the most expensive bikes use stronger ‘high modulus’ carbon. Carbon fibre frames are found on enthusiast-level bikes, right up to high-performance bikes designed for racing.


Groupset & drivetrain

A bike’s groupset, or drivetrain, is where the biggest difference in component quality is seen.
A complete groupset comprises of the following parts:

  • Chainset (aka Crankset)
  • Bottom bracket
  • Brakes
  • Brake levers
  • Shifters
  • Front & rear derailleur
  • Chain
  • Cassette
MTB Groupsets

Mountain bike groupset components are typically supplied by either Shimano or SRAM, with additional manufacturers like Formula, Hope, Magura, Tektro and TRP supplying brake systems. Shimano & SRAM both produce a range of groupsets to suit different budgets. The hierarchy table here compares the different Shimano & SRAM groupsets to determine which bikes offer the best performance.


Wheel size

You’ve probably noticed that a lot of mountain bikes come in a choice of wheel size, mainly a 27.5 inch wheel (also known as a 650B wheel) or a 29inch wheel (known as a 29er). Although there are still bikes which use 26 inch wheels, these are gradually being phased out on all but the smallest bikes. The difference between these wheel sizes can have a dramatic effect on the way a bike feels and handles out on the trail.

27.5in/650b Wheels

27.5inch wheels are smaller and lighter than 29er wheels, which makes them more agile and gives the bike a more responsive & playful nature. On the other hand, the smaller wheel size rolls less efficiently than the larger size, making the bike more prone to losing speed over rough ground and making it a little slower when climbing.

29er Wheels

29er wheels have a bigger rolling radius which makes them naturally smoother over rough ground. For this reason, a 29er mountain bike often requires less suspension travel than smaller wheeled alternatives. The downsides are an increase in weight, and the larger diameter wheels generate stronger gyroscopic forces, making the bike more stable, but less agile and responsive whilst manoeuvring.

26in Wheels

26 inch wheels were once the go-to wheel size on adult mountain bikes. However, they are now typically only found on the smallest frame sizes, and on junior bikes. 26 inch wheels are lightweight and give the bike very agile handling. The downsides to 26 inch wheels are their poor rolling resistance on rough ground, and the reduced contact patch due to the smaller wheel circumference.


Suspension components

Mountain bike suspension components (i.e. the fork or rear shock absorber) are also a way to identify the quality of a bike. While Fox and RockShox are the most common manufacturers, there are a number of brands producing suspension components for mountain bikes.

Entry level full suspension mountain bikes (up to approximately £1300) may come supplied with a fork & rear shock supplied by SR Suntour, X-Fusion or RockShox. These components will allow a limited amount of adjustment, including:

  • Coil spring preload / air spring pressure adjustment
  • Lockout switch
  • Rebound damping adjustment on models towards the top of the price range.

Mid-range & enthusiast bikes (up to approximately £3500) use components from brands including Fox, RockShox and Manitou. At this level, suspension components have features like:

  • Preload adjustment / air spring pressure adjustment
  • Rebound damping adjustment
  • Lockout switch
  • Multi-position ‘mode’ switch
  • Components towards the top end of the enthusiast price range may also feature compression damping adjustment as well.

Top of the range & competition spec bikes (over £3500) also use components from Fox, RockShox & Manitou, with a few select models using parts from Ohlins. At this price, suspension components have features including:

  • Coil spring preload adjustment / air spring pressure adjustment
  • High & low speed rebound damping adjustment
  • High & low speed compression damping adjustment
  • Lockout switch
  • Multi-position 'mode' switch
  • Advanced low-friction coatings (e.g. Fox’s golden-coloured Kashima coating)

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What's In The Box

What's In The Box

As cyclists ourselves, we know you will be keen to get out on your new bike as soon as possible. That's why we provide you with all the essential kit you need to get your shiny new bike rolling for the first time.

Most bikes don't come with pedals as standard so we include a set of basic pedals, free of charge with every bike we send out. We will also provide you with a pedal spanner to fit them and a 9-key trail tool, along with full instructions for setting your bike up out of the box. Each bike is sent out with a 16 point, quality control check sheet so you can be confident that your bike has been fully checked by our qualified mechanics.

What's in the box
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All these items are provided at no extra charge and are packed into a Tredz drawstring bag that doubles up as a handy backpack for carrying your ride essentials.

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