2020 Trek Fuel EX 9.8

High-end component level carbon frame trail bike

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2020 Trek Fuel EX 9.8
  • MSRP $6,000
  • Suspension Full
  • Front Travel 140mm
  • Rear Travel 130mm
  • 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

2020 Trek Fuel EX 9.8
28 mph
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26 mph

The 2020 Fuel EX 9.8 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding up hills.

Similar bikes won‘t keep up with the 2020 Fuel EX 9.8 while riding downhill or sprinting.

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Geometry
Build
FrameOCLV Mountain Carbon main frame & stays, internal storage, tapered head tube, Knock Block, Control Freak internal routing, Carbon Armor, ISCG 05, magnesium rocker link, Mino Link, ABP, Boost148, 130mm travel
ForkFox Performance 36, Float EVOL air spring, GRIP damper, tapered steerer, 44mm offset, Boost110, 15mm Kabolt axle, 140mm travel
Rear ShockFox Performance Float EVOL, RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft 3-position damper, tuned by Trek Suspension Lab, 210x55mm
Bottom BracketSRAM DUB, 92mm, PressFit
HeadsetKnock Block Integrated, cartridge bearing, 1-1/8'' top, 1.5'' bottom
StemBontrager Line Pro, 35mm, Knock Block, 0 degree, 50mm length
HandlebarBontrager Line Pro, OCLV Carbon, 35mm, 27.5mm rise, 780mm width
SaddleBontrager Arvada, austenite rails, 138mm width
SeatpostBontrager Line Elite Dropper, 170mm travel, internal routing, 31.6mm, 480mm length
GripsBontrager XR Trail Elite, alloy lock-on
Components
Rear DerailleurSRAM GX Eagle
ShiftersSRAM GX Eagle, 12 speed
CrankTruvativ Descendant 7k Eagle, DUB, 32T alloy ring, Boost, 175mm length
CassetteSRAM XG-1275 Eagle, 10-50, 12 speed
ChainSRAM GX Eagle, 12 speed
BrakesShimano SLX M7120 4-piston hydraulic disc
Disk RotorsShimano RT66, 6-bolt, 180mm
Wheels
RimsBontrager Line Carbon 30, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle
TiresBontrager XR4 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29x2.60''

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