2020 Trek Slash 9.8 XT

High-end component level carbon frame enduro bike

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2020 Trek Slash 9.8 XT
  • MSRP $6,400
  • Suspension Full
  • Front Travel 160mm
  • Rear Travel 150mm
  • Frame Carbon
  • Fork 
    RockShox Lyrik
  • Wheels 29″
  • Drivetrain 1 × 12
  • Groupset 
    Shimano XT
  • Brakes Hydraulic Disc
  • Seatpost Dropper post

Gearing

1 × 12 — 12 speed

2020 Trek Slash 9.8 XT
28 mph
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26 mph

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

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

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Geometry
Build
FrameOCLV Mountain Carbon main frame & stays, tapered head tube, Knock Block, Control Freak internal routing, Carbon Armor, ISCG 05, magnesium rocker link, Mino Link, ABP, Boost148, 150mm travel
ForkRockShox Lyrik Select+, DebonAir spring, Charger 2 RC damper, tapered steerer, 42mm offset, Boost110, 15mm Maxle Stealth, 160mm travel
Rear ShockRockShox Deluxe RT3, DebonAir spring, RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft 3-position damper, tuned by Trek Suspension Lab, 230x57.5mm
Bottom BracketShimano MT500, 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, 820mm 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 DerailleurShimano XT M8100, long cage, 51T max cog
ShiftersShimano XT M8100, 12 speed
CrankShimano XT M8100, 32T alloy ring, Boost, 175mm length
CassetteShimano XT M8100, 10-51, 12 speed
ChainShimano XT M8100, 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 SE5 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Core Strength sidewall, aramid bead, 60 tpi, 29x2.60''

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