It's like an Alpha, they look beautiful but I'm taking the Toyota home.Scott goes early - way early - with their latest April Fools joke/Genius:
NEW 2023 Scott Genius - Headset-routed Cables and Integrated Suspension DesignThe all-new genius is the ultimate trail bike. Smart suspension, smarter features, and the smartest design lead to an unbelievable trail bike that just can’t get enough, no matter whether you’re conquering high alpine trails or shredding single track with your buddies. the genius, any trail, any...www.vitalmtb.com
First Look: 2023 Scott Genius & Genius ST - PinkbikeThe new Genius gets the hidden shock treatment.www.pinkbike.com
And just so you understand their contempt for their customers they've spec'd:
A shock hidden under an plastic access panel, that requires laying the bike on its side or turning it upside down to adjust/top-up the shock pressures. Which you'll need to, because it's a Fox, before every fucking ride...
Through headset cable routing:
This fucking rats-nest, but hidden inside you frame for ultimate routing pleasure:
...but at least they made a version for @Litenbror this time - such metal, many shines:
Swapping frames on the Bird at the moment and absolutely loving external routing. The shifter, mech , brakes and bar have come off as a single piece. That Scott would would be in the bin 5 minutes into any job I was trying to do on it.