2019 Trek Slash 9.8

High-end component level carbon frame enduro bike

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2019 Trek Slash 9.8
  • MSRP $5,900
  • Suspension Full
  • Front Travel 160mm
  • Rear Travel 150mm
  • Frame Carbon
  • Fork 
    Fox Performance Float 36
  • Wheels 29″ Carbon
  • Drivetrain 1 × 12
  • Groupset 
    SRAM GX Eagle
  • Brakes Hydraulic Disc
  • Seatpost Dropper post
Gearing

1 × 12 — 12 speed

2019 Trek Slash 9.8
28 mph
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26 mph

The 2019 Slash 9.8 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

Similar bikes won‘t keep up with the 2019 Slash 9.8 while riding downhill or sprinting.

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Geometry
Build
FrameOCLV Mountain Carbon main frame & seatstay, alloy 1x-specific chainstay, ABP, Boost148, Knock Block, EVO link, tapered head tube, Mino Link, Control Freak internal routing, Carbon Armor, ISCG 05, G2 Geometry, 150mm travel
ForkFox Performance 36 Float, GRIP adjustable damper, tapered steerer, Boost110, G2 Geometry w/51mm offset, 160mm travel
Rear ShockRockShox Deluxe RT3, RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft 3-position damper, 230mm x 57.5mm
Bottom BracketSRAM DUB Press Fit, 92mm
HeadsetKnock Block Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8˝ top, 1.5˝ bottom
StemBontrager Line Pro, Knock Block, 35mm clamp, 0 degree
HandlebarBontrager Line Pro, OCLV Carbon, 35mm, 27.5mm rise, 780mm width
SaddleBontrager Arvada, austenite rails
SeatpostBontrager Line, internal routing, 31.6mm, 15.5: 100mm, 17.5 & 18.5: 125mm, 19.5 & 21.5: 150mm
Pedals
GripsBontrager XR Trail Elite, alloy lock-on
Components
Front Derailleur
Rear DerailleurSRAM GX Eagle, Roller Bearing Clutch
ShiftersSRAM GX Eagle, 12 speed
CrankTruvativ Descendant 7k Eagle DUB, 32T Direct Mount
CassetteSRAM XG-1275 Eagle, 10-50, 12 speed
ChainSRAM GX Eagle
Chain Guide
BrakesSRAM Guide RS hydraulic disc
Brake LeversSRAM Guide RS hydraulic disc
Wheels
RimsBontrager Line Carbon 30, Tubeless Ready, 54T Rapid Drive, Boost110 front, Boost148 rear, tubeless strips included, valves sold separately
Front HubBontrager Line, 110x15mm Boost front, 148x12mm Boost 54 tooth Rapid Drive rear
Rear HubBontrager Line, 110x15mm Boost front, 148x12mm Boost 54 tooth Rapid Drive rear
TiresBontrager SE4 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Core Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 29x2.40˝
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