2022 Trek Slash 9.8 GX AXS

A 29″ carbon frame full suspension enduro bike with ultra high-end components, priced near the middle of the Slash model range. Compare the full range

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2022 Trek Slash 9.8 GX AXS
Weight32.1 lbs
Front Travel170mm
Rear Travel160mm
ForkRockShox ZEB Select
Wheels29″ Carbon
Drivetrain1 × 12 Electronic
GroupsetGX Eagle AXS
BrakesHydraulic Disc
SeatpostDropper post
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1 × 12 — 12 speed

Slash 9.8 GX AXS

26 mph

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The Slash 9.8 GX AXS is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The Slash 9.8 GX AXS is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.

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OCLV Mountain Carbon main frame & stays, internal storage, tapered head tube, Knock Block 2.0, Control Freak internal routing, Carbon Armor, shuttle guard, threaded BB, ISCG 05, 34.9mm seat tube, magnesium rocker link, Mino Link, ABP, Boost148, 160mm travel

BB StandardBSA, 73mm, threaded


RockShox ZEB Select+, DebonAir spring, Charger 2.1 RC damper, tapered steerer, 44mm offset, Boost110, 15mm Maxle Stealth, 170mm travel

Rear Shock

NEW RockShox Super Deluxe Ultimate, DebonAir spring, Thru Shaft 3-position damper, 230x62.5mm

Bottom Bracket

SRAM DUB MTB Wide, 73mm, BSA threaded


Knock Block 2.0 Integrated, 72-degree radius (includes infinite-radius chip), sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8'' top, 1.5'' bottom


Bontrager Line Pro, OCLV Carbon, 35mm, 27.5mm rise, 820mm width


Bontrager Arvada, austenite rails, 138mm width


Size: S, Bontrager Line Elite Dropper, 100mm travel, MaxFlow, internal routing, 34.9mm, 345mm length; Size: M, ML, Bontrager Line Elite Dropper, 150mm travel, MaxFlow, internal routing, 34.9mm, 440mm length; Size: L, Bontrager Line Elite Dropper, 170mm travel, MaxFlow, internal routing, 34.9mm, 485mm length; Size: XL, Bontrager Line Elite Dropper, 200mm travel, MaxFlow, internal routing, 34.9mm, 550mm length


Bontrager XR Trail Pro, alloy lock-on

Rear Derailleur



SRAM GX Eagle, DUB MTB Wide, 30T, Boost (55mm chainline), 170 length


SRAM GX Eagle AXS, 12 speed


SRAM Eagle XG-1275, 10-52, 12 speed


SRAM GX Eagle, 12 speed


SRAM Code R 4-piston hydraulic disc


NEW Bontrager Line Elite 30, OCLV Mountain Carbon, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle

Front Hub

Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, alloy axle, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15 mm thru axle

Rear Hub

Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, 6-bolt, 108T Rapid Drive, SRAM XD driver, Boost148, 12 mm thru axle


Size: S, M, ML, L, XL, Bontrager SE5 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Core Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29x2.50''; Size: S, M, ML, L, XL, Bontrager SE6 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Core Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29x2.50''

Disk Rotors

Size: S, M, ML, L, XL, SRAM CenterLine, 6-bolt, round edge, 180mm; Size: S, M, ML, L, XL, SRAM CenterLine, 6-bolt, round edge, 200mm

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