2021 Trek Fuel EX 9.8 GX

The 2021 Trek Fuel EX 9.8 GX is a 27.5″ / 29″ carbon frame full suspension trail bike with high-end components.

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2021 Trek Fuel EX 9.8 GX
  • MSRP $5,999
  • Weight 28.9 lbs / 13.1 kg
  • Front Travel 140mm
  • Rear Travel 130mm
  • Frame Carbon
  • Fork Fox Performance Float 36
  • Wheels 27.5″ / 29″ Carbon
  • Drivetrain 1 × 12
  • Groupset GX Eagle
  • Brakes Hydraulic Disc
  • Seatpost Dropper post
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Gearing

1 × 12 — 12 speed

2021 Trek Fuel EX 9.8 GX
26 mph
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The Fuel EX 9.8 GX is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The Fuel EX 9.8 GX is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.


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Specs
Build
FrameOCLV Mountain Carbon main frame & stays, internal storage, tapered head tube, Knock Block, Control Freak internal routing, Carbon Armor, ISCG 05, magnesium rocker link, Mino Link, ABP, Boost148, 130mm travel
ForkFox Performance 36, Float EVOL air spring, GRIP damper, tapered steerer, 44mm offset, Boost110, 15mm Kabolt axle, 140mm travel
Rear ShockFox Performance Float EVOL, RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft 3-position damper, tuned by Trek Suspension Lab, 210x55mm
Bottom BracketSRAM DUB, 92mm, PressFit
HeadsetKnock Block Integrated, 58-degree radius, cartridge bearing, 1-1/8'' top, 1.5'' bottom
StemBontrager Line Pro, 35mm, Knock Block, Blendr compatible, 0 degree, 45mm length
HandlebarBontrager Line Pro, OCLV Carbon, 35mm, 27.5mm rise, 780mm width
SaddleBontrager Arvada, austenite rails, 138mm width
SeatpostBontrager Line Elite Dropper, 100mm travel, MaxFlow, internal routing, 31.6mm, 340mm length
GripsBontrager XR Trail Elite, alloy lock-on
Groupset
Rear DerailleurSRAM GX Eagle
CrankSRAM GX Eagle, DUB, 30T alloy ring, Boost (52mm chainline), 175mm length
ShiftersSRAM GX Eagle, 12 speed
CassetteSRAM Eagle XG-1275, 10-52, 12 speed
ChainSRAM GX Eagle, 12 speed
BrakesSRAM G2 RS 4-piston hydraulic disc
Wheels
RimsNEW Bontrager Line Elite 30, OCLV Mountain Carbon, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle
Front HubBontrager alloy, sealed bearing, alloy axle, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle
Rear HubBontrager alloy, sealed bearing, 6-bolt, 108T Rapid Drive, SRAM XD driver, Boost148, 12mm thru axle
TiresBontrager XR4 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewall, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29x2.40''
Disk RotorsSRAM CenterLine, 6-bolt, round-edge, 180mm
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