Fuel EX 9.8 Trail Mountain Bike


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Fuel EX 9.8 is the carbon trail bike that can fly through singletrack, throw down with the rowdy trail crew, and crush miles during marathon races. A lightweight full OCLV Mountain Carbon frame, 1×12 SRAM GX Eagle drivetrain, carbon wheels, and FOX Performance Float suspension with Trek’s exclusive RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft shock make it the perfect choice for all-mountain shredders who want a single bike that does it all.

The Fuel EX 9.8 is a versatile singletrack mountain bike has the OCLV Mountain Carbon frame which is light and sturdy in all aspects. It comes in three different color styles and is the first in the line to be upgraded to the  Fox Performance 36 Shock Platform.

Trek’s 2020 Fuel EX has more travel, is stiffer, and built with bigger parts. It’s a bit heavier and more capable in rowdy terrain, but still an excellent all-purpose trail bike – Bicycling

Major features of Fuel EX 9.8 Trail Mountain Bike

The presence of Tubeless Ready Bontrager Line Carbon 30 wheels gives the rider an exemplary speed in a controlled way. The wheels have a 54-tooth Rapid Drive rear hub feature offering tight engagement. Due to these features, it’s highly suitable for all types of terrain without any restrictions. The handlebar of the bike has Bontrager Line Pro OCLV Carbon feature. The Control Freak cable routing of the bike and the storage compartment internally gives the bike an outstanding sleek look & convenience. The bike comes in different sizes and has a 300lbs weight limit.

The Fuel EX 9.8 bike has Shimano SLX M7120 hydraulic disc feature that helps the rider having good speed control. The pedals are not included in the bike. The seat post dimensions are perfect to the rider whoever it is and gives comfort in all tracks. The mono link adjustable geometry feature of the bike is an additional advantage to the rider on uneven terrain.

Things to like:

  • Carbon Care Wheel Loyalty Program: free wheel replacement or repair if the Bontrager wheels are damaged within 2 years of ownership
  • Capable smooth riding over multiple terrain
  • OCLV (Optimum Compaction Low Void) Mountain Carbon is lightweight & strong offering greater aerodynamics for riders
  • Internal storage on the bike allows you to carry more items while riding

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Specification: Fuel EX 9.8 Trail Mountain Bike

brand Trek Bikes
Frame OCLV Mountain Carbon
Forks Fox Performance 36, Float EVOL air spring, GRIP damper, tapered steerer, 44mm offset, Boost110, 15mm Kabolt axle, 140mm travel
Max compatible fork travel 150mm
Front wheel Bontrager Line Carbon 30, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle
Rear wheel Bontrager Line Carbon 30, Tubeless Ready, 54T Rapid Drive, 6-bolt, SRAM XD driver, Boost148, 12mm thru axle
Rim strip Bontrager TLR
Max tire size 29x2.60"
Shifters SRAM GX Eagle, 12 speed
Rear derailleur SRAM GX Eagle
Bottom Bracket SRAM DUB, 92mm, PressFit
Cassette SRAM XG-1275 Eagle, 10-50, 12 speed
Chain SRAM GX Eagle, 12 speed
Max chainring size 34T
Saddle Bontrager Arvada, austenite rails, 138mm width
Handlebar Bontrager Line Pro, OCLV Carbon, 35mm, 27.5mm rise, 780mm width
Grips Bontrager XR Trail Elite, alloy lock-on
Headset Knock Block Integrated, 58-degree radius, cartridge bearing, 1-1/8'' top, 1.5'' bottom
Brakes Shimano SLX M7120 4-piston hydraulic disc
Weight M - 13.17 kg / 29.03 lbs (with TLR sealant, no tubes)
Weight limit This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider, and cargo) of 300 pounds (136 kg).

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