Where some brands limit their women’s-specific offerings to lower budgets, Scott has done the opposite with the Contessa Signature range, delivering a six-strong fleet of performance builds from road to mountain and gravel bikes .
While there are more than 40 women’s bikes across Scott’s Contessa range, the Signature collection offers the most premium builds for each category.
For 2022, the Contessa Spark RC cross-country race bike has been added, alongside the Contessa Addict Gravel and the Contessa Patron eRIDE electric mountain bike .
There’s a watery theme for this year, which extends not only to the paintjobs across these six bikes, but also influences the design of the technical apparel, helmets and shoes that are included in the Contessa Signature line-up. Scott Contessa Spark RC World Cup
£7,499 / €8,299 / $8,999.99
Spark RC Carbon HMX frame
RockShox SID Select+ RL3 120mm fork RS Nude 5 RL3, 120mm TwinLoc shock SRAM X01 Eagle AXS drivetrain Shimano XTR brakes Syncros Silverton 1.0 carbon wheels Fox dropper post Syncros carbon fibre finishing kit 10.7kg claimed set up tubeless This cross-country race rig, as raced by the likes of Kate Courtney, features Scott’s hidden shock design, integrated into the down tube. The increase in travel to 120mm at either end and premium brakes are a response to the increasingly demanding cross-country race courses at World Cup level.Keeping the build lightweight and responsive for climbing is still key though, and this build features Fox’s short-travel lightweight dropper post , carbon fibre finishing kit and wheels […]