Trek Fuel EX 8 GX Mountain Bike 2021

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Trek Fuel EX 8 GX Mountain Bike 2021

SRAM 12-speed components, a tough aluminium frame and FOX shock unit help make the Trek Fuel EX 8 GX Mountain Bike perfect for trail riding of any kind. With 140mm of travel from the Rhythm 34 fork and 130mm from the Performance Float EVOL rear shock, traction is superb whilst larger hits are equally well dealt with and by flipping the Mino Link over the angles can be slackened for greater stability at speed. 

The 10-52 tooth 12-speed cassette has the largest range available, ensuring that the right ratio is always at hand and the 4-piston G2 R hydraulic disc brakes give great control when the time comes to head downhill. Confidence is also boosted by the inclusion of the Bontrager Line Dropper seatpost which allows the saddle to be quickly dropped out of the way for greater manoeuvrability when required.

Wide Bontrager Line Comp 30 wheels provide good support for the XR4 Team Issue tyres, and by using 27.5” wheels on the smaller sized bikes and 29” on the larger sizes handling has been kept consistent for all riders. As both wheelset and tyres are tubeless-ready, the conversion is simple, allowing for lower pressures and improved grip without the risk of pinch punctures.

Highlights

  • Alpha Platinum Aluminium frame with Knock Block, Mino Link and 130mm of travel
  • FOX Performance Float EVOL rear shock with RE:aktiv 3-position damper 
  • FOX Rhythm 34, Float EVOL air spring fork with 140mm travel
  • SRAM G2 R 4-piston hydraulic disc brakes
  • SRAM GX Eagle 12-speed mechanical groupset
  • Bontrager Line Dropper seatpost
  • Bontrager Line Comp 30 wheelset

Technical Specification

Frame Trek Alpha Platinum Aluminium, tapered head tube, Knock Block, Control Freak internal routing, downtube guard, ISCG 05, magnesium rocker link, Mino Link, ABP, Boost148, 130mm travel
Fork FOX Rhythm 34, Float EVOL air spring, GRIP damper, tapered steerer, 44mm offset, Boost110, 15mm Kabolt axle, 140mm travel
Rear Shock FOX Performance Float EVOL, RE
Headset Trek Knock Block Integrated, cartridge bearing, 1-1/8" top, 1.5" bottom
Bottom Bracket SRAM DUB, 92mm, PressFit
Stem Bontrager Line, XS, S - 40mm, M to XL - 50mm, Knock Block, Blendr compatible, 0 degree
Handlebar Bontrager Line, alloy, 35mm, 27.5mm rise, 750mm width
Grips Bontrager XR Trail Elite, alloy lock-on
Front Brake SRAM G2 R 4-piston hydraulic disc
Rear Brake SRAM G2 R 4-piston hydraulic disc
Brake Levers SRAM G2 R hydraulic disc
Rear Derailleur SRAM GX Eagle
Shift Levers SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed
Chain SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed
Cassette SRAM XG-1275 Eagle, 10-52, 12-speed
Crankset Truvativ Descendant 6k Eagle, DUB, 30T steel ring, Boost
Front Wheel Bontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost 110
Rear Wheel Bontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, SRAM XD driver, Boost 148
Front Tyre Bontrager XR4 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29x2.60" front, 29x2.40" rear (smaller sizes
Rear Tyre Bontrager XR4 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29x2.60" front, 29x2.40" rear (smaller sizes
Saddle Bontrager Arvada, hollow chromoly rails, 138mm width
Seatpost Bontrager Line Dropper, internal routing, 31.6mm (XS, S - 100mm drop, M, ML, L, XL - 150mm drop)
Pedals Available to be purchased separately
Claimed Manufacturer’s Weight 13.78kg / 30.39lbs (with TLR sealant, no tubes) size medium

Built, Checked, Tuned and Tested

All our bikes are fully built, checked, tuned and tested by our Cytech qualified mechanics and then securely packaged, ready for delivery. All you have to do is add the pedals (if specified), attach the handlebars to the stem and tighten them following the included detailed instructions or by watching our video and using the provided FREE tools. Visit our Bike Assembly page to see how you assemble your new bike once you receive it.

All bikes collected from our shop, are built, tested and ready to ride.

Please note, occasionally, manufacturers may change the specification without notice. Bicycles do not come with pedals unless otherwise specified. We do not install accessories to bikes, including mudguards.


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