2018 Trek Fuel EX 5 27.5 Plus

2018 Trek Fuel EX 5 27.5 Plus
Summary
MSRPUS$ 2,250
Wheel Size27.5″
FrameAluminum
SuspensionFull
Front Travel140mm
Rear Travel130mm
Gearing2 × 10
Drivetrain
Shimano Deore
Brand
Trek
Description

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

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, Boost110
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
Brakesdisc
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 × 1020 speed
2018 Trek Fuel EX 5 27.5 Plus
Category Average Virtual Bike

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
Stack607607607607616648
Reach394428445460482502
Top Tube Length545580597612639673
Seat Tube Angle74.274.274.274.274.274.2
Seat Tube Length394419440470510560
Head Tube Angle67.267.267.267.267.267.2
Head Tube Length100100100100110145
Chainstay Length433433433433433433
BB Height329329329329329329
Wheelbase1,1251,1601,1771,1921,2181,251
Standover Height759739734729739779
BB Drop262626262626
🐐 Measurements listed in millimeters and degrees
Replacement Parts
Summary
MSRPUS$ 2,250
Wheel Size27.5″
FrameAluminum
SuspensionFull
Front Travel140mm
Rear Travel130mm
Gearing2 × 10
Drivetrain
Shimano Deore
Brand
Trek
Gearing
2 × 1020 speed
2018 Trek Fuel EX 5 27.5 Plus
Category Average Virtual Bike

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.

Replacement Parts
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