The Genius has always had the ability to ride anywhere, now with 2.8 inch knobbies and generous travel the Scott Genius LT 710 Plus can shred trails no matter how, loose, steep, muddy or gnarly. Excessive amounts of traction come with these fatter tires giving surefooted grip and greatly improved stability on tricky trails. Add 160mm of suspension, front and back, and the Genius Plus will flatten big bumps and flow over rocky descents. To enhance its downhill abilities is a Fox dropper post that gets the seat out of the way and let the rider utilize a lower center of gravity when negotiating tough terrain. SRAM GX1 cranks and 1×11 drivetrain represent the easiest way to get uphill with an amazing 10-42 cassette and 30T chainring.
The Scott Genius LT 710 Plus makes great use of all that is new and improved in the world of mountain bikes. The next big thing – literally – in trail bikes is the 27+ concept that utilizes a widened frame and fork to make room for 2.8 inch wide knobbies. These bigger tires add a claimed 21 percent increase in traction, and a slight reduction in rolling resistance, while more than doubling your fun on the trail. Scott builds this big boy with an HMF carbon mainframe and alloy swingarm to keep both weight and price down. A SRAM GX1 drivetrain simplifies things with only one chainring up front and wide-range 10-42 11 speed cassette on the rear wheel. do little to the overall weight and only add to this bikes quality ride characteristics. Scott sets this Genius up with a Fox 36 Float fork and Nude shock, both with 160mm of travel, for incredibly smooth suspension on very rough trails. Both front and back suspension are controlled on the fly via Scott’s TwinLoc remote-control lever that allows you to switch between three different riding modes without slowing down. Shimano SLX disc brakes provide speed control with a big 203 rotor up front and 180 rotor on the back wheel. Improve the way you ride your favorite trails and conquer new terrain on the new Genius LT 710 Plus from Scott.
The Genius LT 710 Plus is available in S, M and L. The Orange and Black frame is nicely highlighted with pops of Blue.