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 $5,500
  • 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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The 2020 Fuel EX 9.8 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

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, BITS 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
Bottom BracketSRAM DUB, 92mm, PressFit
HeadsetKnock Block Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8" top, 1.5" bottom
StemBontrager Line Pro, 35mm, Knock Block, 0 degree
HandlebarBontrager Line Pro, OCLV Carbon, 35mm, 27.5mm rise
SaddleBontrager Arvada, austenite rails
SeatpostBontrager Line Elite Dropper, internal routing, 31.6mm
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
CassetteSRAM XG-1275 Eagle, 10-50, 12 speed
ChainSRAM GX Eagle, 12 speed
BrakesShimano SLX M7120 4-piston hydraulic disc
Wheels
RimsBontrager Line Carbon 30, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110 front, Boost148 rear
TiresBontrager XR4 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 120 tpi
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