The CR1 frame from Scott gets tweaked to become suited for comfortable day rides and sportives. It gets a new paint job with lacquer while the Scott’s Shock Damping System is evident in its seat and chain stays as well as the all-carbon fork.
The Scott CR1 promises a smooth ride with rear stays modified to withstand high amplitude and frequency of use. All in all, keeping the entire frame controlled and stiff in vertical compliance.
Making sure that comfort is at its best, Scott’s Road Comfort frame dimensions features a top tube relatively shorter than its Road Race specs. For a size L, you’ll get 5mm and is complimented by a higher head tube; about 20mm. True to its high performance geometry, the CR1 highlights a more relaxed riding position to accommodate your average urban cyclist.
The CR1 range has five models. The CR1 Pro is equipped with the Shimano 6700 Ultegra groupset. It rolls with Continental Ultra Race rubber and Mavic Ksyrium Elite wheels. It has a Scott Road Pro saddle and Scott accessories. Coming to the market with sizes XXS to SSL, the Scott CR1 Pro retails at £2499.
Scott’s secret to a stiffer yet lighter tube is its Integrated Molding process. All tubes like the top tube, head tube and down tubes are created at the same time with a headtube intersection that carries less material than the other areas. The Integrated Molding process also allows fiber placement done with less error on specific target areas.
What helped in keeping the weight down for the CR1 is the Naked External Tubeset finish. No need for a carbon layer when the NET finish is applied. Integrated Carbon material were used on the cable stops, fork and stay dropouts. Machined from an aluminum extrusion is the front mech hanger.