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Summary of bike reviews for the Scott Foil

30-Sep-20
In this section we have summarised reviews on several of the Scott Foil bike models, including the the Scott Foil Team Issue, and the Scott Foil. There is a total of 5 reviews from some well-known cycling websites and we've also included links to retailers who have a good number of customer reviews. In addition there are also some historic reviews, so you can see the track record of this particular range of bikes. You can also compare prices and check for discounts on any of these bikes. We check over 10 of the main cycle shops listed.

We've found 2 shops that stock the Scott Foil range, with a total of 34 bikes listed.

Scott Foil Team Issue

There is a review from Cycling Weekly from 2015 which firstly emphasises the acceleration, that is sharp and immediately responsive to sprinting without compromise. Also mentioned in this review is the surprising comfort: which has been improved over the last model, giving a decent ride despite being an aero racing bike, combined with the great components especially the wheels and frame which combine to give a super fast race bike. If you're interested in ratings, this review gives the bike a 4.5/5.

Amongst the reviews is one from Bike Radar from February 2016 mentioning the ride, which gives you full aero race winning capability, while also remaining acceptably comfortable over longer distances. This review also mentions the speed: as a result of excellent frame rigidity and responsiveness and the braking which copes well with all conditions to give confidence at speed. This review includes a rating of 4.5/5.


Scott Foil

Amongst the reviews is one from Wired.com from 2015 (covering the 10 model) and mentioning the great comfort/speed mix, as the aero design and stiff frame allow rapid speed changes, but without too much discomfort if you are on a long race. This review also mentions the weight/speed balance: as Scott have made the bike aero enough without causing undue frame flex and the versatility because you can use this bike for variable speed races or time trials and triathlons. This review includes a rating of 4.0/5.

Reviews include Outside Online from 2012 (covering the 20 model) and describing the choice of specifications, which allows you to fit your level of component performance to your budget. It also comments on the balance of speed and comfort: with the aero design elements reducing drag on faster rides while the bike still handles like a standard racer on hills and drops, plus the comfort despite being a fast race bike, there is enough flex to maintain a surprising level of comfort on long rides.

There is a review from Velonews from 2016 which firstly emphasises the comfort/speed mix, because Scott have designed the bike to be more accessible to riders who want speed but not at the price of being rattled and bumped for hours. Also mentioned in this review for the Scott Foil, is the integration: with the handlebar and stem, which allows for the neat tucking away of cables, combined with the brakes which seem well balanced and strong enough for most conditions and speeds.


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