2021 Scott Ransom 900 Tuned AXS

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29" Wheels | 170mm Rear/170 Front | 64.5-65° Head Tube
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Frame Ransom Carbon / IMP Technology / HMX BB92 / Carbon swingarm
Wheel Size 29"
Travel 170mm Rear/170 Front
Fork FOX 38 Float Factory Air / Kashima / FIT4 3-Modes
Rear Shock FOX NUDE TR EVOL Trunnion SCOTT custom w. travel / geo adj. 3 modes
Headset Syncros Pro Press Fit E2 / Tapered 1.5"-1 1/8" OD 50/62mm / ID 44/56mm
Bottom Bracket SRAM DUB PF integrated / shell 41x92mm
Shifter SRAM X01 AXS Eagle Trigger
Rear Derailleur SRAM X01 AXS / Eagle 12 Speed
Cassette SRAM X01 / XG1295 / 10-52 T
Chain SRAM PCXX1 Black Eagle
Chainring 32T
Crankset SRAM X01 Eagle DUB Boost Carbon crankarm QF 168
Brakes Shimano XTR M9120 4 Piston Disc
Rotors Shimano SM-RT86 / 6 Bolt (203/180mm)
Seatpost FOX Transfer Factory Dropper Post / Kashima 31.6mm / S 125mm / M size 150mm / L & XL 175mm
Handlebar Syncros Hixon iC Rise Carbon 20mm rise / 8° / 800mm
Stem ***
Grips Syncros Pro lock-on grips
Saddle Syncros Kaslo 1.5 Titanium Rails
Pedals N/A
Front Wheel Syncros Revelstoke 1.5 6 Bolt (Hub: 15x110mm)
Rear Wheel Syncros Revelstoke 1.5 6 Bolt (Hub: 12x148mm)
Front Tire Maxxis Assegai / 2.6" / 120TPI Folding Bead / EXO / TR / 3C Maxx Terra
Rear Tire Maxxis Dissector / 2.6" / 120TPI Folding Bead / EXO+/ TR / 3C Maxx Terra
Sizes S, M, L, XL

The Ransom. 170mm of trail munchin', climb crushing, stage winning all day pinning mountain biking excellence. The Tuned version comes equipped with the all new FOX 38 fork, our TwinLoc Suspension System, a SRAM Eagle AXS groupset and high-end Syncros components to help you get away with murder, regardless of your ability level.

  • Ransom Carbon HMX Frame
  • FOX 38 Float Factory 170mm
  • FOX Nude TR EVOL, TwinLoc, 170mm
  • SRAM X01 AXS Eagle 12 Speed
  • Shimano XTR 4 Piston Disc Brakes
  • Syncros Revelstoke 1.5 TR Wheels
  • Maxxis Folding Tires
  • FOX Dropper Post, Syncros CF Parts

Evo-Lap Technology

With the proper selection of materials, eighty percent of the work to create a frame is done. But the remaining twenty percent requires the most effort. For this reason, Scott's choice of the most advanced carbon fibers in the market is followed by intensive use of specific tools, like FEA (finite element analysis) software, to map out the carbon lay-up.

With FEA software, Scott can simulate different forces on a virtual model of the frame and adjust the frame construction accordingly. FEA software enables them to create complete virtual prototypes incorporating all the physical phenomena that exist in real-world environments.

With the Evo-Lap technology Scott models the frame to optimize the surface area, simulate tube structures with different ply orientations, observe the results of using different configurations, and test the stress distribution in different areas of the frame. Thanks to this extensive computer modeling, they’ve optimized the carbon layers in all the parts of their frame. When the parts were bonded together in the first prototypes, the result was a super light and compact frame without sacrificing the stiffness, comfort or impact resistance. The entire range benefitted from our Evo-Lap technology.

Axle Tool

Working together with DT Swiss, Scott completely revisited the shape of the thru-axle lever to make it more ergonomic and to perfectly fit to their frame. Additionally they introduced a new multifunctional tool integrated on the inner part of the thru-axle itself. This 25T torx wrench is easy to reach and ready to be used for quick adjustments on the trails.

Ransom Carbon Construction

While Scott always aims to have lightweight carbon bikes, they never compromise frame strength when doing so. Taking into consideration the riding this bike is designed for, Scott has created their strongest carbon frame to date. Through clever layering and reinforcement in certain zones they obtained the stiffness wanted between the head tube and the rear wheel axle via a path following the downtube and the chainstays - Scott calls this the stiffness backbone. The Ransom being a 1x only bike allowed them 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 center of gravity as low as possible.

Ransom Protection

Protecting the Ransom's frame was an integral part of the project. Scott integrated a clever DT protector under the BB and along the downtube, and have also implemented a newly developed, noise-silencing Chainstay/seatstay protector. A quiet ride is a fast ride. 

Twinloc Suspension System

With TwinLoc, a rider can effectively control the complete frame, fork, and shock as a system. Why does this matter? A bike with 150mm of suspension travel, correctly set up, has more sag than a bike with 130mm. It's that extra travel that makes it more fun to ride and more capable on the descents, but the greater sag has an oversized effect on the bike's geometry and climbing performance. That's where TwinLoc matters.

TwinLoc helps manage the sag effect in several ways. Whereas most systems only increase low-speed compression in an effort to gain pedaling efficiency, TwinLoc allows Scott to not only change compression damping, but also to change the spring curve, dynamically altering the geometry of the bike. In Trail mode, the shock is not only firmer, but it has dynamically less travel. The bike sits higher, maintains a steep seat angle for those climbs, and becomes more agile. Scott also offers a third, full lockout mode for going up in the most efficient manner possible.z

These unique settings optimize climbing geometry, even on longer travel bikes. We can eliminate the "long travel effect" that can rob your pedaling efficiency, but we're not robbing you of the full-fun, 150mm travel when you point it downhill. From a race setting, to a lunch ride, to an after work trail shred, being able to switch from mode to mode depending on a trails profile at the push of a lever is paramount to riding faster and having a damned good time.

Fox Nude TR Shock

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 linear shock gives a rider the same amount of support throughout a shock's travel. The suspension is supple throughout, and is "easier" to reach the end of the travel, or "bottom out." 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 favor 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.

  LOW BB (29") S M L XL
A Head Tube Angle 64.5 °
B Head Tube Length 100 100 115 130
C Top Tube Horizontal 571.1 604.2 634.7 671.3
D Standover Height 744.6 746.3 760.9 776.5
E BB Offset -22
F BB Height 353.5
G Wheel Base 1,183 1,216 1,249 1,289
H BB center to toptube center        
I BB center to top of seattube 420 440 470 500
J Seat Tube Angle 75.0 °
K Chainstay 437.9
L Reach 406.3 439.5 466.5 499.5
M Stack 613.6 613.6 627.6 641.3


  HIGH BB (27.5") S M L XL
A Head Tube Angle 65.0 °
B Head Tube Length 100 100 115 130
C Top Tube Horizontal 569.7 602.7 633.2 669.7
D Standover Height 733.9 736.5 751.6 767.4
E BB Offset -15
F BB Height 346.5
G Wheel Base 1,181 1,214 1,248 1,287
H BB center to toptube center        
I BB center to top of seattube 420 440 470 500
J Seat Tube Angle 75.5 °
K Chainstay 436
L Reach 412 445 472 505
M Stack 609.8 609.8 623.4 637

Measured in mm

We recommend that you call our shop to discuss bike sizing and styles with the bike geeks at the shop. We have more to choose from than our website shows, and our bikes are available for purchase in our retail store. For the most accurate inventory and best advice, call 530-582-0909. We are open 8AM-6PM daily!


Due to our dealer agreements, this item is not permitted to be shipped directly to you for orders placed online. However it can be purchased online and be picked up at our store in Truckee, CA. If there is no Scott dealer in your area, give us a call. Our friends at Scott want you riding their brand and we will help you get the bike you're looking for!

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