2019 Trek Session 8 27.5

High-end component level aluminum frame downhill bike

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2019 Trek Session 8 27.5
  • MSRP $4,730
  • Suspension Full
  • Front Travel 200mm
  • Rear Travel 210mm
  • Frame Aluminum
  • Fork 
    RockShox BoXXer
  • Wheels 27.5″ Aluminum
  • Drivetrain 1 × 7
  • Groupset 
    SRAM GX
  • Brakes Hydraulic Disc
Gearing

1 × 7 — 7 speed

2019 Trek Session 8 27.5
27 mph
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The 2019 Session 8 27.5 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.

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Geometry
Build
FrameAlpha Platinum Aluminum, ABP, Full Floater, EVO Link, tapered head tube, Mino Link, integrated frame protection, internal control routing, MicroTruss, down tube guard, ISCG Mount, 210mm travel
ForkRockShox BoXXer RC Air, low speed compression, internal preload, Motion Control IS, 20mm Maxle DH, 200mm travel
Rear ShockFOX Performance VAN, 8.75" x 2.75˝Coil: 400lbs (S), 450lbs (M), 500lbs (L), 500lbs (XL) spring)
Bottom BracketSRAM GXP TM, 83mm
HeadsetFSA Orbit, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8˝ top, 1.5˝ bottom
StemBontrager Line Pro Direct Mount, 35mm clamp, 50mm length
HandlebarBontrager Line, 35mm, 27.5mm rise, 780 width
SaddleBontrager Arvada, hollow chromoly rails
SeatpostBontrager Rhythm Elite, 31.6mm, 0mm offset
PedalsWellgo BO-87B, alloy body, Cro-Mo axle, replaceable pins
GripsBontrager XR Trail Elite, alloy lock-on
Components
Front Derailleur
Rear DerailleurSRAM GX DH, Roller Bearing Clutch
ShiftersSRAM GX DH, 7 speed
CrankTruvativ Descendant, 36T w/MRP G4 chainguide
CassetteSRAM PG-720, 11-25, 7 speed
ChainSRAM PC-1110
Chain GuideMRP G4
BrakesSRAM Guide R hydraulic disc
Brake LeversSRAM Guide R
Wheels
RimsBontrager Line DH 30, Tubeless Ready, Boost 110x20 front, 157x12 rear w/7 speed DH freehub
SpokesDT Swiss Aerolite14/17G spokes with Alpina alloy locking nipples
Front HubBontrager Rapid Drive 108, rear with 7-speed DH freehub
Rear HubBontrager Rapid Drive 108, rear with 7-speed DH freehub
TiresBontrager G4 Team Issue, 27.5x2.35˝
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