Scott Addict RC review

Scott has redesigned its Addict RC lightweight bike, with a reduced system weight, cockpit integration and aero features

Cycling Weekly Verdict

The Scott Addict RC Pro offers a superb ride and a great fit. Truly a racing bike that you could ride all day long.

Reasons to buy
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    Superb frame

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    Beautiful bike

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    Good fit with the integrated bars

Reasons to avoid
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    Schwalbe tyres are puncture prone

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We knew that the Scott Addict RC Pro is a thoroughbred racing bike as used by both Adam and Simon Yates.

What we didn't know however, was that it would also be superbly comfortable and it's the seamless way that Scott blends aggression with comfort that has earned the Addict RC Pro a spot on our Editor's Choice list.

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Paul Norman

Paul started writing for Cycling Weekly in 2015, covering cycling tech, new bikes and product testing. Since then, he’s reviewed hundreds of bikes and thousands of other pieces of cycling equipment for the magazine and the Cycling Weekly website.

He’s been cycling for a lot longer than that though and his travels by bike have taken him all around Europe and to California. He’s been riding gravel since before gravel bikes existed too, riding a cyclocross bike through the Chilterns and along the South Downs.