2020 Trek Fuel EX 5

Upper mid-range component level aluminum frame trail bike

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2020 Trek Fuel EX 5
  • MSRP $2,100
  • Suspension Full
  • Front Travel 140mm
  • Rear Travel 130mm
  • Frame Aluminum
  • Fork 
    RockShox Recon
  • Wheels 29″
  • Drivetrain 1 × 10
  • Groupset 
    Shimano Deore
  • Brakes Hydraulic Disc
  • Seatpost Dropper post

Gearing

1 × 10 — 10 speed

2020 Trek Fuel EX 5
24 mph
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26 mph

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The 2020 Fuel EX 5 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

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Geometry
Build
FrameAlpha Platinum Aluminum, tapered head tube, Knock Block, Control Freak internal routing, downtube guard, ISCG 05, magnesium rocker link, Mino Link, ABP, Boost148, 130mm travel
ForkRockShox Recon RL, Solo Air spring, Motion Control damper, tapered steerer, 42mm offset, Boost110, 15mm Maxle Stealth, 140mm travel
Rear ShockRockShox Deluxe Select+, 210x55mm
Bottom BracketShimano MT500, 92mm, PressFit
StemBontrager Rhythm Comp, 31.8mm, Knock Block, 0 degree, 50mm length
HandlebarBontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 15mm rise, 750mm width
SaddleBontrager Arvada, steel rails, 138mm width
SeatpostTranzX JD-YSP18, 130mm travel, internal routing, 31.6mm, 425mm length
GripsBontrager XR Trail Comp, nylon lock-on
Components
Rear DerailleurShimano Deore M6000, mid cage, 42T max cog
ShiftersShimano Deore M6000, 10 speed
CrankRace Face Ride, 30T steel ring, Boost, 175mm length
CassetteSunRace, 11-42, 10 speed
ChainKMC X10, 10 speed
BrakesShimano MT200 hydraulic disc
Wheels
RimsAlex MD35, Tubeless Ready, 32-hole, 35mm width, presta valve
Front HubFormula DC-511, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle
Rear HubBontrager alloy, sealed bearing, alloy axle, 6-bolt, Shimano 8/9/10 freehub, Boost148, 12mm thru axle
TiresBontrager XR4 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29x2.60''

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