I found the Scott Summit abandoned, on the street. I brought it to the police and three months later it was mine, with papers.
One can easily notice the different tire colours, the flat rear tire, the very ugly saddle. What can not be seen is a broken shifting cable as well as the corresponding cable holder.
however, the summit was a good mountain-bike back in 1995 when it was produced. One can see this from the components used.
Very short history
Scott Summit can be found in their 1995 catalog at “Sport Series” MTB, together with models like Scott Youcatan, Scott Boulder, Scott Yecora or Scott Tampico. The “Scott Sport Series” is also present on the top tube:
Frame & Fork
Frame Construction TIG-welded steel
Frame Tubing Material Tange chromoly (butted tubing, as can be seen on the
Fork Material Chromoly
Component Group Shimano STX, Shimano’s top of the line 20 years ago.
Brakeset Shimano Alivio brakes, Shimano STX levers
Shift Levers Shimano STX RapidFire Plus
Front Derailleur Shimano STX, top-pull/clamp-on 28.6 mm
Rear Derailleur Shimano STX
Crankset Shimano Alivio HyperDrive-C, 24/34/42 teeth
Pedals Wellgo LU-898
BB Shell Width
Rear Cogs 7-speed, 11 – 28 teeth
Chain Shimano CN-IG30, 1/2 x 3/32″
Seatpost Kalloy SP-242, 26.4 mm diameter
Saddle: Scott Sport
Handlebar: Scott AT-2
Handlebar Extensions Integral to handlebar
Handlebar Stem Alico chromoly butted
Headset 1 1/8″ Victor VP-H93 sealed
Hubs Shimano Alivio
Rims Mavic 236, 32-hole
Tires 26 x 1.95″…the tires where is a very bad condition, so I replaced them
Spoke Brand Stainless steel, 1.8 mm straight gauge
Spoke Nipples Brass nipples
Basic renovation of the Summit included:
- changing the rear tire with a black one, good quality
- changing the saddle with a very nice Selle Royal Dardo saddle, in new condition
- cleaning, tuning and lubing the shifters and deraillers. The quality of the Shimano STX is incredible. The shifters are some of the best I ever seen. In the picture below also the new shifter cable can be noticed
- Cleaning and adjusting the brakes. Replacing one of the brake cables.