2018 Trek Fuel EX 5 27.5 Plus

2018 Trek Fuel EX 5 27.5 Plus
MSRP$2,250
WheelsAluminum 27.5″
FrameAluminum
SuspensionFull
Front Travel140mm
Rear Travel130mm
Gearing2 × 10
Drivetrain
Shimano Deore

Trek’s 2018 Fuel EX 5 27.5 Plus is a mid-range component level aluminum frame trail bike.

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Build
FrameAlpha Platinum Aluminum, ABP, Boost148, Knock Block steerer stop, Full Floater, EVO link, E2 tapered head tube, Mino Link, Control Freak internal routing, down tube guard, PF92, ISCG 05, G2 Geometry, 130mm travel
ForkRockShox Recon Silver, Solo Air spring, Motion Control damper, E2 tapered steerer, G2 Geometry w/51mm offset, Boost110, 140mm travel
Rear ShockRockShox Deluxe RL, 210mm x 52.5mm
Bottom BracketPF92
HeadsetKnock Block Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8˝ top, 1.5˝ bottom
StemBontrager Rhythm Comp, Knock Block, 31.8mm, 0 degree, 60mm length
HandlebarBontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 15mm rise, 750mm width
SaddleBontrager Evoke 1.5
SeatpostBontrager SSR, 2-bolt head, 31.6mm, 12mm offset
Pedals
GripsBontrager Race
Components
Front DerailleurShimano Deore M6020
Rear DerailleurShimano Deore M6000, Shadow Plus
ShiftersShimano Deore M6000, 10 speed
CrankRace Face Ride, 36/22
CassetteShimano HG500, 11-42, 10 speed
ChainKMC X10
Chain Guide
BrakesShimano M315 hydraulic disc
Brake LeversShimano M315 hydraulic
Wheels
RimsSUNringlé Duroc 40 SL 28-hole, tubeless strips and valves included
Front HubFormula Alloy DC511, Boost110
Rear HubBontrager sealed bearing alloy axle, Boost148
TiresSchwalbe Nobby Nic Performance w/Addix compound, Tubeless, 27.5x2.80˝
Gearing
2 × 10 — 20 speed
2018 Trek Fuel EX 5 27.5 Plus
27 mph
Similar Bikes
26 mph

The 2018 Fuel EX 5 27.5 Plus is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2018 Fuel EX 5 27.5 Plus is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.

Geometry

Oh snap! This frame was drawn from the actual bike geometry measurements. Roll over the table below to highlight frame dimensions.

Size
Stack 607607607607616648
Reach 394428445460482502
Stack/Reach Ratio1.541.421.361.321.281.29
Top Tube Length 545580597612639673
Seat Tube Length 394419440470510560
Seat Tube Angle74.274.274.274.274.274.2
Head Tube Length 100100100100110145
Head Tube Angle67.267.267.267.267.267.2
BB Drop 262626262626
BB Height 329329329329329329
Front Center 693728745760786819
Chainstay Length 433433433433433433
Wheelbase 1,1251,1601,1771,1921,2181,251
Rake 505151515151
Standover Height 759739734729739779
🐐 Measurements listed in millimeters and degrees
MSRP$2,250
WheelsAluminum 27.5″
FrameAluminum
SuspensionFull
Front Travel140mm
Rear Travel130mm
Gearing2 × 10
Drivetrain
Shimano Deore
Gearing
2 × 10 — 20 speed
2018 Trek Fuel EX 5 27.5 Plus
27 mph
Similar Bikes
26 mph

The 2018 Fuel EX 5 27.5 Plus is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2018 Fuel EX 5 27.5 Plus is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.

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