2019 Trek Fuel EX 9.7 29

High-end component level carbon frame trail bike

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2019 Trek Fuel EX 9.7 29
  • MSRP $4,000
  • Suspension Full
  • Front Travel 130mm
  • Rear Travel 130mm
  • Frame Carbon
  • Fork 
    Fox Rhythm Float 34
  • Wheels 29″ Aluminum
  • Drivetrain 1 × 12
  • Groupset 
    SRAM GX Eagle
  • Brakes Hydraulic Disc
  • Seatpost Dropper post

1 × 12 — 12 speed

2019 Trek Fuel EX 9.7 29
25 mph
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26 mph

The 2019 Fuel EX 9.7 29 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2019 Fuel EX 9.7 29 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

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FrameOCLV Mountain Carbon main frame, alloy stays, ABP, Boost148, Knock Block steerer stop, Full Floater, EVO link, tapered head tube, Mino Link, Control Freak internal routing, Carbon Armor, PF92, ISCG 05, G2 Geometry, 130mm travel
ForkFox Rhythm 34 Float, GRIP adjustable damper, tapered steerer, G2 Geometry w/51mm offset, Boost110, 130mm travel
Rear ShockFOX Performance Float EVOL, RE:aktiv 3-position damper, 210mm x 52.5mm
Bottom BracketSRAM DUB Press Fit, 92mm
HeadsetKnock Block Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8˝ top, 1.5˝ bottom
StemBontrager Line, Knock Block, 35mm clamp, 0 degree
HandlebarBontrager Line, 35mm, 15mm rise, 750mm width
SaddleBontrager Arvada, hollow chromoly rails
SeatpostBontrager Line, internal routing, 31.6mm, 15.5: 100mm, 17.5 & 18.5: 125mm, 19.5 & 21.5: 150mm
GripsBontrager XR Trail Elite, alloy lock-on
Front Derailleur
Rear DerailleurSRAM GX Eagle, Roller Bearing Clutch
ShiftersSRAM NX Eagle, 12 speed
CrankTruvativ Descendant 6k Eagle DUB, 32T Direct Mount
CassetteSRAM XG-1230 Eagle, 11-50, 12 speed
ChainSRAM NX Eagle
Chain Guide
BrakesShimano Deore M6000 hydraulic disc
Brake LeversShimano Deore M6000 hydraulic disc
RimsBontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, 54T Rapid Drive, Boost110 front, Boost148 rear, tubeless strips included, valves sold separately
Front HubBontrager Line Comp, 110x15mm Boost front, 148x12mm Boost 54 tooth Rapid Drive rear
Rear HubBontrager Line Comp, 110x15mm Boost front, 148x12mm Boost 54 tooth Rapid Drive rear
TiresBontrager XR4 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, 120tpi, aramid bead, 29x2.40˝
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