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Scott Contessa Scale RC 700

Cross Country Bicycle - 27.5 Wheels
Web Price: £4,599.00 Including  VAT at 20%
91 Podium Points™ with this bike

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Please note that we are unable to ship this Scott Contessa Scale RC 700 outside of the UK. This is at the request of Scott Sports.


This Scott Contessa Scale RC 700 2017 is available with our legendary Podium Point free accessory scheme.

Scott's Scale has set the standard for cross country hardtails for over a decade. Renowned for their low weight, excellent lateral stiffness and vertical compliance, Scales offer everything you could want from a cross country hardtail. The new Scale frame has been developed with the help of multiple World Champion Nino Schurter and already has World Cup wins to its name. RC versions use the higher grade of HMX carbon composite and are designed specifically for 1x11 drivetrains. With SDS2 shock damping technology, Boost hub spacing, new race inspired geometry and the latest carbon fibre layup technologies the Scott Scale retains its place as the very best cross country hardtail available today.

The Scott Contessa Scale RC 700 features 27.5" wheels which are lighter and easier to accelerate than the larger 29" wheel option. 27.5" wheel's low inertia also means they are highly manoeuvrable and perfect for riders wanting a lively ride. 27.5" wheels also allow for a lower standover and handlebar height which can suit shorter riders.

If you're looking for a race ready Women's specific hardtail which has been designed to be the fastest hardtail around then the Scott Contessa Scale RC 700 is hard to overlook.

IMPORTANT: This bicycle is supplied without pedals. Pedals for this bicycle can be selected for no cost using Podium Points™.

IMPORTANT: This bicycle requires a suspension pump to set and tune its suspension correctly. This is not included as standard. A suspension pump can be selected for no cost using Podium Points™.


Scale RC Carbon / IMP technology / HMX 1x optimized/ BB92 / SW dropouts for Boost 148x12mm SDS2 advanced Shock & Standing Damping System custom Chainguide
Remote System: Rock Shox OneLoc Remote
Rock Shox SID RL Air Motion Control DNA / 15x110mm Maxle Stealth Tapered steerer / Lockout / Reb. Adj. 100mm travel
Rear Shock
Sram X01 Eagle Trigger
Rear Mech
Sram X01 / Eagle 12 Speed
Front Mech
SCOTT Chainguide
Bottom Bracket
Sram GXP PF integrated / shell 41x92mm
Sram X1 Eagle GXP Boost PF Carbon crankarm QF 168 / 32T
Sram X01 / XG1295 / 10-50 T
Sram PCX01 Eagle
Shimano XTR M9000 Disc 180/F and 160/Rmm SM-RT81 CL Icetech Rotor
Hub F: Syncros XR RC CL / 15x110mm made by DT Swiss, Hub R: Syncros XR RC CL / Boost 148x12mm RWS w/removable Lever / XD made by DT Swiss, Rims: Syncros XR RC 28H / Tubeless ready, Spokes: DT Swiss Aero Comp
Schwalbe Rocket Ron EVO / 2.25 127EPI Kevlar Bead / Tubeless Easy PaceStar compound / Schwalbe EVO Tubes
Syncros FL1.0 SL Carbon T-Bar T shape flat / 9 / 700mm Syncros Women Pro Lock-On
Syncros FL1.5 -6 integrated Spacer & Top Cup / 2014 Alloy / 31.8mm / 1 1/8" Garmin mount
Syncros FL1.0 Carbon 10mm offset / 31.6mm
Syncros XR 1.5 Women / Ti Rails
Syncros FL1.5 Drop in / Tapered 1.5" - 1 1/8" Ti bearing diameter size 42mm and 52mm


We are an authorised Scott dealer and supply this Scott Contessa Scale RC 700 with up to a 5 Year manufacturer's warranty. Note: Rider weight limits may apply. Read Warranty Terms


Frame SizeXSSML
Seat Tube C-T mm340.0370.0410.0460.0
Seat Tube C-T in13.414.616.118.1
Seat Tube C-T/Top Tube mm
Horiz. Top Tube mm545.0565.0580.0595.0
Seat Angle73.0 73.0 73.0 73.0
Head Angle69.0 69.0 69.0 69.0
Head Tube mm100.0100.0100.0115.0
BB Drop mm-44.0-44.0-44.0-44.0
BB Height mm311.0311.0311.0311.0
Wheelbase mm1,045.21,065.01,080.01,096.0
Chainstay mm427.0427.0427.0427.0
Stem Length mm
Standover mm665.5676.5700.5730.0
Reach mm368.1388.1403.1413.8
Stack mm411.5426.6448.5482.9


This bicycle is available for instore collection and home delivery using a Cyclescheme voucher. Cyclescheme Information

Finance Options

The following finance options are available to apply for online immediately. If you are collecting your bicycle in store the same finance products are available but you are required to apply for finance in store too. Please read our information on applying for finance instore.

  • Buy Now Pay Later 12 Month
  • Classic Credit 36 Month
  • 12 Month Interest Free Finance
  • 24 Month Interest Free Finance

Finance quotation based on this Scott Contessa Scale RC 700:

The credit advertised is provided by one credit provider with whom we have a commercial relationship.
Credit provided by Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC trading as Hitachi Capital Consumer Finance, 2 Apex View, Leeds, LS11 9BH