Durable & smooth 27-speed Shimano drivetrain Aspect frame provides comfortable ride position Suntour XCT-HLO fork with efficient lockout The Scott Aspect 740 Hardtail Mountain Bike is designed to be light, efficient and moderately priced. The frame is constructed from a 6061 alloy which is both lightweight and strong. Frame: Aspect 700/900 series Alloy 6061 DB / Performance geometry Internal cable routing Fork: Suntour XCM-HLO Hyd. Lockout / 100mm travel Rear Derailleur: Shimano Alivio RD-M4000 27 Speed Front Derailleur: Shimano FD-M3000 / 31.8mm Brakes: Shimano BR-M315 / Hydr. Disc Rims: Syncros X-20 Disc 32H / black Tyres: Kenda Slant 6 2.35 / 30TPI The Aspect 740 comes equipped with a Suntour fork which features 100mm of premium suspension travel and a remote lockout mechanism allowing you to optimise your ride control. Drive comes in the form of a Shimano 27 speed drivetrain which provides exceptional shift quality and further enhances the bikes low weight characteristics. Scott have selected the Shimano BR-M315 disc brakes for this model, offering powerful and progressive braking in all weather conditions. The Aspect 740 is designed around a wheel size of 27.5 inches, on this model they come in the form of Syncros rims complemented with a pair of Kenda Slant tires. The bike is stunningly finished with a host of Syncros components that will make any rider feel like they can go toe to toe with the world's finest. Frame: Aspect 700/900 series Alloy 6061 DB / Performance geometry Internal cable routing Fork: Suntour XCM-HLO Hyd. Lockout / 100mm travel Headset: Ritchey LOGIC ZERO-OE Rear Derailleur: Shimano Alivio RD-M4000 27 Speed Front Derailleur: Shimano FD-M3000 / 31.8mm Shifters: Shimano SL-M2000-9R R-fire plus Brake Levers: Shimano BL-M315 Brakes: Shimano BR-M315 / Hydr. Disc SM-RT10 CL Rotor / 160F/160R Crankset: Shimano FC-M2000 40X-30x22 Bottom Bracket: Shimano BB-UN-26 Cartridge Type Handlebar: Syncros M3.0 / 720mm black / 31,8mm / 12mm rise / 9A degrees BS Stem: Syncros M3.0 / 7A degrees / Black Pedals: VP VP-536 Seatpost: Syncros M3.0 27.2mm / 350mm / Black Saddle: Syncros M3.0 Hub (Front): Shimano HB TX505 Hub (Rear): Shimano FH-TX5058 Chain: KMC X9 Cassette: Shimano CS-HG200-9 / 11-34T Spokes: 14 G / stainless / black Rims: Syncros X-20 Disc 32H / black Tyres: Kenda Slant 6 2.35 / 30TPI Weight (Approx): 14.3kg.
|Aspect 740 HT MTB Specification|
|Bike Type||Mountain Bikes|
|Mountain Bikes Type||9 speed, Hardtail|
|Size||M, L, XL|
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Starting life in 1958 as a ski company, Scott has diversified on numerous occasions to cater for Motocross in 1970 and cycling disciplines. Their first mountain bike was launched in 1986, and shortly afterwards the innovative aero handlebar was created, helping Greg Lemond to win his 1989 Tour de France. By 1991 Scott produced a range of Suspension Mountain Bikes using UniShock, and the following year it's first full suspension MTBs, Cycling shoes and helmets were all released. The next milestone year was 1998, when the G-Zero full suspension MTB was launched, with it's incredibly low weight a major selling point. Their focus was not just off road, and in 2001 the Team Issue road frame was announced, weighing less than 1 kg - making it the world's lightest. Two years later this was replaced by the carbon CR1 frame, weighing a paltry 895g! That same year, their MTB range was supplemented by the Genius, which enabled the rider to adjust travel from one of three settings; lock-out, full travel and just traction. Long time Scott sponsored rider Thomas Frischknecht won the marathon World Championships on this bike. In 2005, Scott moved into the Triathlon genre by releasing the Plasma, a 980g aerodynamic carbon frame, with a 300g seatpost complementing the ride. never to remain complacent, the Addict Road frame was born in 2007, weighing 790g and featuring a feathery 165g seatpost, 330g fork, resulting in an overall build of just 5.9kg (yep, that's 13lbs!) Over the next decade Scott continued to produce lightweight performance innovations, such as the second Genius range, Twin Loc suspension controls and the 899g Scale hardtail range, which Nino Schurter won the MTB World Cup on.
For more on Scott's extensive history, please visit their wikipedia page, or to view their current range, please see https://www.scott-sports.com/gb/en/sports/bike.