2020 Transition Scout 27.5" Carbon NX

If this sweet ride isn’t available in your size or color choice, call us and place your back order today! 530-582-0909
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Delivery time: In Store Pickup Only
Price 4499.99
Frame Scout Carbon 140mm
Rear Shock RockShox Super Deluxe Select+ RT
Fork RockShox Lyrik Select 150mm Travel/37mm Offset
Headset FSA No.57E
Stem RaceFace Aeffect R (40mm)
Handlebar RaceFace Chester 35 XS/SM (780x20) MD/LG/XL (780x35)
Grips Sensus Lite
Saddle ANVL Forge Cromo
Seatpost OneUp Dropper Post XS (120mm) SM (150mm) MD (180mm) LG/XL (210mm)
Brakes SRAM Code R
Rotors SRAM Centerline (180mm)
Shifter SRAM NX Eagle MMX
Rear Derailleur SRAM NX Eagle
Cassette SRAM PG 1230 (11-50t)
Chain SRAM NX Eagle
Crank SRAM Stylo 6k DUB (32t/170mm) X-Small 165mm
Wheelset Stans Flow D/Novatech D791SB/D462SB
Front Tire Maxxis Assegai 3C EXO+ (27.5x2.5)
Rear Tire Maxxis Minion DHRII 3C EXO+ (27.5x2.4)
Weight 31.5 lbs / 14.29 kg (Size Md)

Hop on the Scout and you're immediately transformed into a projectile.

The Scout will awaken your inner child. Manual here, scrub that, skid there, pedal up this. Freedom to boost everything in sight, overshoot every landing without a care, mixed with nose bonking and hooting your way down the trail. Sporty, but just as eager to tackle bigger terrain. The Scout's trail charisma is infectious and will cause you to look at your regular trails through a new perspective. Pedal up and repeat.




410 435 460 485 510
577 590 604 617 631
Effective fit
534 564 593 623 652
Seat tube
350 360 390 430 460
Effective fit
78.2° 77.7° 77.2° 76.8° 76.4°
Saddle height for effective ST angle 
560 600 660 720 780
Actual ST angle
72° 72° 72° 72° 72°
Seat tube offset at BB 
63 63 63 63 63
Head tube length
95 110 125 140 155
Head tube angle
64.0° 64.0° 64.0° 64.0° 64.0°
Chainstay length
430 430 430 430 430
1153 1185 1217 1248 1280
Bottom bracket drop
18 18 18 18 18
Estimated BB height
337 337 337 337 337
Stand over height
665 665 673 686 698
Fork offset
37 37 37 37 37



We wanted to make it as easy as possible to experience great rear suspension performance. The GiddyUp suspension system is designed to behave intuitively whether you're setup correctly or not. Because, we get it, sometimes life gets in the way, and you've got to grab your bike and GiddyUp without checking your setup. When you do, it will still feel good.

We did this by balancing a 25% progressive leverage curve with a consistent linear rate of change. Anti-squat is tuned to enhance pedaling performance and acceleration. Overall chain growth is moderate and reduces after sag so chain tension doesn't get in the way of the suspension working.

This translates to killer small bump compliance and great mid-stroke support that gradually transitions into an end of stroke ramp that is subtle, yet supportive. The amount of consistent progression is carefully optimized for both air and coil shocks. Riders are able to add or remove volume spacers in air shocks to suite their individual riding style and there is no compromise to bottom out support with coil shocks. The Scout has 140mm of rear wheel travel when used with the supplied 205mm x 57.5mm stroke shock. It is also possible to install a longer, 205mm x 62.5mm stroke shock, to increase the rear wheel travel to 150mm.

A wide usable sag range of 25 - 35% allows the rider to tune the feel of the bike; from poppy and playful, to planted for plowing. Wherever you end up, you can focus on the trail without remotes, levers or knobs. Just grab your bike and GiddyUp.

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 then 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 Transition dealer in your area, give us a call. Our friends at Transition Bicycles want you riding their brand and we will help you get the bike!

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