If you thought swapping out your wheels for skis would help you escape the e-bike revolution, think again.
While the Scott SK-eRIDE concept might seem ridiculous at first, it’s actually a pretty neat solution for the regular backcountry skier who doesn’t want to rely on a car or public transport to get around with all their equipment.
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The SK-eRIDE is Scott’s vision of a winter approach bike, there to help you ski-tour and explore your snowy surroundings while helping you to conserve your energy for when you really need it.
The bike’s kitted out to carry all of your equipment — skis, boots and moka pots galore — while keeping it secure and stabilised with the pedal-assisted Axis EVO making light work of the load bearing. It even features a CrossCall Trekker-X4 phone and SONdelux 12-disc dynamo hub.
If ski-touring is your bag, then maybe the Scott SK-eRIDE is just the thing you need to reach the areas that a car can’t reach.
Scott SK-eRIDE specifications
- Frame: Axis EVO Alloy Frame
- Suspension: TwinLoc Suspension System
- Front suspension: SR Suntour XCR34 Air 120mm fork
- Rear suspension: SCOTT 3 modes, 120-85-0mm shock
- Drive unit: Shimano E8000, 500Wh battery, power output of 70Nm and 250W, 25km/h maximum speed assist
- Accessories and parts: Syncros
- Light: Supernova M99 mini
- Rack: Racktime carrier
- Hub: SONdelux 12 disc – dynamo hub - 6 Volt / 3 Watts
- Dynamo USB: Cinq5 Plug III
- Winter protection: Revelate Design
- Front carrier: Thule
- Bags: Revelate Design
- Phone: CrossCall Trekker-X4