The world's lightest electric mountain bike
It had been a while since Dangerholm had given the surname "lightest in the world" to one of his creations, but he has done it again. The achievement this time has been with an electric mountain bike, a fully customized SCOTT LUMEN 900 SL that the brand is exhibiting at Eurobike and that the well-known mechanic has left in a surprising 12.9kg.
The SCOTT LUMEN 900 SL is the world's lightest electric MTB
Gustav Gullholm, the man behind Dangerholm, has been collaborating with SCOTT for some time now and it is becoming a tradition for the Norwegian mechanic to present one of his spectacular creations at the brand's Eurobike booth. Last year it was this 9kg Hypersonic and in 2023 he has taken a stab at an eMTB.
The base has been a SCOTT LUMEN 900 SL -15.999€-, this is the lightest SCOTT electric mountain bike and weighs 15,5 kg for the catalog model, here you can check the full range and prices. But Dangerholm has been able to find a setup that, without compromising performance, saves 2.6 kg from the stock configuration.
On the electrical side, this SCOTT LUMEN 900 SL has a TQ HPR50 motor, which has had part of the hardware replaced with titanium screws, and an integrated 360Wh battery. The fork is a 130mm Intend Samurai TR and the shock, hidden, is a RockShox Nude 5 RLC3.
The wheels are a Duke Lucky Jack SL24 with Kenda tyres. And the drivetrain consists of a SRAM XPLR front derailleur with CeramicSpeed chainrings, e thirteen Race Carbon cranks and Crankbrother Eggbeater 11 pedals. The integrated handlebar is from Spanish manufacturer Darimo and on it we see the brakes with the best power-to-weight ratio of the moment, the Trickstuff Piccola Carbon. There is also a very light dropper seatpost, an 80 mm YEP COMPONENTS PODIO XC Carbon topped by a MCFK 3K Mate saddle. In addition, the frame has also been intervened by Dangerholm to save the weight of the paint and leave it in exposed carbon.
Dangerholm has shied away from extreme mounts for years, and this SCOTT Lumen is another example of how to get a mountain bike that's hyper smart but still fully functional.