Road: Could Not Resist….
I have an 09 CR1 Pro. I must like anal jackhammers……. 😉
I think they changed the geo around 2010 to make them a bit less racer/more Sportivey but look at the angles and tube lengths. There’s not much difference between that and race tackle.
Howsoever Trail Rat, if you can get a new TCR frame for less than £500, chop chop old fruit 🙂Posted 4 years ago
The Foil is the king of the Scott carbon jungle these days, the Addict is about to be reintroduced as a non aero racy road bike. The CR1 is the Sportive riding MAMIL’s armchair. Or so the marketing bolleaux would have you believe….
That CR1 Sl is made of Scott’s HMX flavour carbon. Apparently top banana. I must be catching a Scott/carbon disease as I bought a pair of their carbon ski’s a few weeks ago… Ooops.Posted 4 years ago
A month or so ago I bought a CR1 Team for the same price as the Comp but with a Mavic Aksium wheel upgrade. Very happy with both the price and the bike, not that I’ve got much to compare it with – guess that for the distances I cover I don’t feel the ‘anal jackhammer’ effect!Posted 4 years ago
As I said up there ^ I have the ’09 version that was out before they were apparently ‘softened’ <sigh>. I’ve ridden a couple of double centuries on it plus half a dozen centuries. Happy to report my anus is intact and all my other points of contact are still fully functional 🙂 Not trying to boast about mileage just that one mans ‘jackhammer’ is another’s ‘just the tool for the job’ . YMMV.Posted 4 years ago
You wont want a 58 in a scott at 6ft
Im 6ft 3 with a 34 inch inside leg and would ride a 56- confusingly im a 58 in giants and meridas . All manufacturers different.
Brilliant hh 🙂 two completely opposing posts 🙂
Best to sit on them but i found scott bikes to be massive for a given size.Posted 4 years ago
Find out the ETT of your track bike and see how they match, would be looking at a 110-130 stem and factor in the extra reach of the hoods on the bars. I would ignore the anecdotal sizing people will post as bikes are measured differently and people have different arm/torso/leg proportions and have different levels of flexibility. The key is to know the ETT of a bike that fits you and that of the frame you are looking at. The other variables like seat angle and head tube only vary cockpit length slightly. Ignore the people who say ‘move the saddle forward/backward’ as the relationship between saddle and pedal should not change.Posted 4 years ago
Ah – gotcha!
I’m neither particularly fit nor an experienced roadie so haven’t got much to compare to apart from an ’05 Giant OCR (alloy frame with carbon fork) that didn’t fit me well – but since moving to more rural Fife I’ve found that road riding is rather pleasant!Posted 4 years ago
I’m 6ft 1 and wouldn’t ride either of them.Posted 4 years ago
I know I want 565mm and 130mm stem and a 17cm head tube so neither 56 or 58 would not fit but if they made a 57 then it would mean zero spacers and a stem flipped which would be o.k. But not ideal
I don’t like a short stem and the head tube on a 58 is way too tall for me, the 56 would mean a 140stem (prefer a 130) as there’s half a deg on the seat angle and the TT is too short.podmanMember
Thanks for the size advice (& sorry for the lack of inside leg measurement- couldn’t remember it off the top of my head). Had a a closer look at the geometry and I’ve ordered a 56. I’ve been debating a FM066 SL for a while now but I was slightly uneasy about the possible lack of support- much happier getting this, even though I’m not crazy about the colour scheme (I’d have preferred something darker & more subtle).
5% quidco (£25) and I understand it comes with a BB91 bottom bracket fitted, so that saves another £25 and means it doesn’t come in at much more than the FM066 SL.
Totally overkill for me (it’s basically my first road bike), but massive thanks for the PSA and I’m looking forward to getting it!Posted 4 years agocrashtestmonkeyMember
overkill nah, its Cervelo quality for Ribble/On One money (Scott and Cervelo made in same factory) so why not?! If I hadnt recently bought a heavily reduced carbon/ultegra Lapierre in a CRC sale I’d be all over this like a shot; get a reduced groupset from mail-order-house-of-choice and you’re on your way to building a quality new bike for less than it would go for used which is whats known as a no-brainer.
Specs say its comes with Ritchey WCS headset fitted which is ~£50.
I’m a recent and huge convert to road, the ability to get out for an hour or three straight from my door fits in with shift work far better than loading up the car and driving 40 minutes to ride, and Ive discovered a joy in riding UP hill. Only problem is getting on my ~35lb 160mm full susser after 3 months of 18lb road bike and it feeling like a lead-filled mattress!
have fun with the build and stick a pic up when its finished.Posted 4 years ago
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