SCOTT E-Scale 730 Electric Bike
The SCOTT E-Scale 730 is new from SCOTT for 2017, and is the entry level eMTB in the 700 series, of which there are three. It’s highly affordable price tag, yet outstanding level of components and performance make this eMTB a class act.
Powered by the Bosch Performance CX motor and huge 500Wh battery, the SCOTT E-Scale 730 is a nimble and agile performer, weighing in at only 21.1kg. The high torque CX motor from Bosch finds itself semi-integrated into the frame for an even more balanced and sporty look. The exhilarating ride of the SCOTT E-Scale 730 is a combination of balance, well thought geometry and a gutsy performance. Suspension is provided by some great Rock Shox 30 Silver TK Solo Air with 100mm of travel and remote lockout. This hard tail means business, and is capable of taming even the most hostile of terrain. Braking is effective and dependable, being delivered via Shimano M425 hydraulics on 180mm rotors. The 730 is designed to deliver a great and gritty performance, and it does just that.
Syncros X-25/32H rims seated with Maxxis Forekaster Kevlar Bead Tubeless Ready tyres provide a tough and resilient wheel on which the 730 performs admirably. DT Swiss spokes provide great strength and endurance. Gear changing is solid, slick and reliable. The Shimano RD-M7000-SGS DM Shadow Plus 10-Speed derailleur provides a good range of gearing via an 11-36T cassette, and makes all terrain accessible. Gear changes take place effortlessly thanks to Shimano Deore SL-M610 Rapidfire Plus shifters. The frame on the E-Scale is precision made, and utilises 6061 Alloy custom butted tubing with internal cable routing for smart lines and stunning good looks. SCOTT continues to use additional quality components with the Syncros brand on the headset, handlebar, handlebar stem and seatpost.
The SCOTT E-Scale 730 is a great entry level hard tail, fitted with Bosch’s highest torque Performance CX motor and largest 500Wh battery.