30 - 130 Power
30 - 130 Power
Drive & LCD Display
500Wh Battery 36v
up to 15 mph
The Scott E-Genius 720 2018 Shimano Steps powered electric bikes are now in stock. Order now for collection today or delivery tomorrow from the UK's premier Scott eBike dealer. Be the first to own this new Shimano Steps Scott eMTB!
The new E-Genius range is now powered by the Shimano Steps powerhouse for 2018. The E-Genius 720 is the base-spec eBike in the 2018 range built on 150mm travel for single track, all mountain and enduro riding. The perfect UK trail centre companion.
With a sweetly designed frame and motor, the SCOTT E-Genius also boasts worthy wheel size versatility and top-notch handling. While the 2018’s climbing remains on a par with its predecessor, SCOTT have made serious gains on the descending ability of this bike. It’s a good deal in our book for those looking for a super good-looking and agile E-MTB with a ton of wisely picked features - E-Mountain Bike Magazine
Built on the popular Genius 150mm travel platform and geometry, Scott have redefined this bike for 2018 with integral battery and Shimano's eMTB specific drive.
When combined with Scott's exclusive TwinLoc system this means for one very well equipped 720 Plus 2018 trail eBike!
The new Scott Genius offer a tighter trail geometry and lower centre of gravity due to the new Shimano battery integration.
Scott have fitted a Custom X-Fusion Nude rear shock to the E-Genius 720 which offers 3 modes of lockout including Scott's special 'traction control' setting perfect for any eBike.
The X-Fusion shock also has full air adjust-ability and rebound damping controls. Inverted in the frame for optimum traction and minimal 'Pedal Bobbing'.
The E-Genius 2018 electric bike range are 27.5+ wheeled as standard. But Scott have built the bike to handle 29" wheels also. Simply just swap the wheels out and flip the chip in the rear shock mount which alters the BB height depending on which wheel you insert. You can run up to 2.8" tyres on 27.5+ wheels or up to 2.6" on 29'er wheels. Neat huh?
A big update on the Genius 720 for 2018 is the new Sram NX system offering the same same smooth and reliable shifting of it's bigger brother with the 12 tooth X-SYNC pulley wheels.
The X-HORIZON design reduces chain slap and the shifting force offering a smooth reliable setup.
You'll notice the new huge 11 speed cassette which offers an incredible 11 to 42t setup meaning this is a huge range for climbing and descending on an electric mountain bike!
Scott also equip the Genius 720 with a remote dropper post with internal cable routing for stealth looks.
The saddle can be raised and lowered by the flick of a switch on the handlebars for all trail ascending and descending.
Scott has built the wheels for the Genius 720 on Shimano boost, through axle hubs for ultimate stiffness and control. Combine this with a set of Syncros 30mm wide tubeless ready rims, keeps things rolling fast.
The wider 2.8" offering decent grip levels for cornering on the front wheel, while maintaining a fast rolling rear to keep you tight through the trails. Don't forget these are extra wide and suck up a lot more of the bumps.
The Shimano Deore disc brakes offer similar characteristics to the SLX style brakes with servo action levers and larger calipers to offer good levels of braking and disperse heat efficiently.
The E-Genius 720 2018 eBike is offered up with a combination of Maxxis Minion front and rear specific tyres.
Due to the wider tyre and dual compound construction, these eBike tyres offer superior levels of grip over standard width tyres without compromising rolling resistance.
The E-Genius 720 comes as standard with the RockShox Recon RL forks with 150mm travel and are fully air adjustable.
For the front and rear shock, the lever is normally located on the shock / fork itself, meaning the rider has to bend down whilst riding to make the adjustment.
Scott have created an exclusive remote TwinLoc lever design for the E-Genius, mounted up on the handlebars. Both front forks & rear shock are adjusted at the same time via 3 modes.
The entry level model in the E-Genius Shimano Steps powered electric mountain bikes for 2018. The 720 offers great value for money with many of the characteristics of it's 2 bigger brothers but it's much easier on the wallet. Also check out the E-Genius 710 with full XT and fox suspension front and rear.
Shimano Steps E8000 eMTB System
Scott have worked closely with Shimano to develop and integrate their new 2018 Steps E8000 system into the new Scott E-Genius 720 Plus electric mountain bikes.
The new Shimano Steps system has been developed specifically around eMTBing and offers a long range 500Wh battery which Scott have fully integrated into the Genius 720 Plus down tube offering stealth fitment and a lower centre of gravity. Alongside a newly developed 2018 MTB drive unit capable of assisting up to 70Nm of torque to the rider and operating up to high cadence RPM ranges.
The assistance outputs are adjustable as the rider can set and change the assistance mode whilst riding on the fly with 3 options – Eco, Trail & Boost visible on the LCD display panel.
Read more in depth articles about the Shimano Steps eMTB system on our Blog information pages.
This electric bike comes fully set-up by our workshop technicians. You can be sure that every aspect of the eBike has been dialled in for optimum performance. All our electric bikes arrive with a user manual, keys, charger & free follow up service within 3 months.
Our electric bikes also include a 5yr warranty on the frame, 2yr warranty on all the electrics & 1yr warranty on the components. In the event of a problem, we handle all warranty claims in-house. We can also offer worldwide support for customers further afield using a laptop or PC connected to the internet, combined with our diagnostic equipment.
E-bikeshop is a UK Shimano Electric Bike Service Center and our in house workshop is now exclusively reserved for our own eBike customers. We also have parts / spares to hand should they be required.
*Range is dependant on many factors inc rider weight, wind, hills, terrain etc. For a better estimate, please use our range calculator.
We've exclusively teamed up with Bikmo to offer 14 days free electric bike insurance when you purchase your new electric bike with e-bikeshop.co.uk.
You'll be covered for eBike theft, accessories, crash damage, clothing/headgear, accidental damage, public liability and Bikmo will even cover the cost of getting you home as a result of damage or theft.
The perfect package to get you started with your new eBike without the need for any worry or hassle. Of course, you'll have the no obligation option to continue your insurance over after the initial period.
To get this exclusive special offer, simply tick the checkbox in the checkout.
*You must meet all of the standard Bikmo eligibility criteria and understand the Bikmo locking requirements. You can find this info on the dedicated page here.
E-Genius 6061 Alloy butted tubes Tapered Headtube / BB height adj
RockShox Recon RL 150mm Tapered
X-Fusion Nude Trunnion
Shimano Deore 203mm
Sram NX1 11 Speed Trigger
Sram NX 11 Speed
Sram PG-1130, 11-42 Teeth, 11 Speed
Sram PC1110 11 Speed
Shimano Boost Hubs on Syncros Rims Front: 15mm, Rear: 148/12mm
Maxxis Minion DHF & DHR 27.5+ x 2.80
Syncros FL2.0 Alloy D.B. / 9° / 760mm
Syncros FL 2.0 Alloy / 31.8mm / 6°
Syncros Tapered Semi Integrated
Syncros 2.5 Dropper Post 31.6mm
Syncros XM 2.5
Shimano Lithium Ion 36 Volt, 500 Wh, with BMS Management
Shimano E8000 LCD Compact Display 3 Mode Assist
Shimano Steps E8000 36 Volt, 250 Watt. 3 Mode Assist 70Nm
30-130 miles of power assisted range, depending on terrain
These questions relate to this bike. You can find a full F.A.Q on general eBike & website questions by clicking here.
What sizes is this bike available in?
The Scott E-Genius 720 Plus 2018 bike is available in frame sizes - 54cm (21").
Is this bike in stock now?
The stock status is shown at the top of this page next to the price. If the stock level is shown as 'Pre-Order' this means it is a new model arriving soon, you can see an expected date at the top of each bike description.
Are there any colour options?
No, the Scott E-Genius 720 Plus 2018 bike is only available in the colour shown.
Where can I find a geometry chart of this bike?
You can find the geometry chart of each bike by clicking on the 'Downloads' tab of each bike.
Where is this bike made?
MADE IN SWITZERLAND
Can I try the bike before I buy?
Yes of course, you can visit, we can talk you through your riding style and requirements and offer expert advice as to which model to select. We will be able to advise particular eBikes and talk them through in more detail. We also give you the opportunity to ride crank drive bikes so you can get a feel for them prior to purchase.
At e-bikeshop we work by appointment only, so we can talk to each customer on an individual basis to give the best advice possible. If you like the bike, you have the option to take it away there and then with any accessories selected fitted and a full fitting session on the bike itself. We ask you to go for a short ride on the bike to make sure you are happy with the setup and also able to answer any operational questions you may have.
Shimano Steps Manual - Shimano Steps E8000 Electric Bike User Manual 2018
Geometry Chart - Scott E-Genius 720 Plus 2018 Geometry Chart
Scott General Bike Manual - Scott Bikes Manual
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