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Trek Fuel EX 9.8 XT 29" Mountain Bike 2020

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Fuel EX 9.8 XT 29" Mountain Bike 2020

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Offering a great all round off-road option, the Fuel EX 9.8 XT 29" Mountain Bike benefits from a 130mm carbon frame, 140mm FOX Performance 36, FLOAT EVOL fork, Shimano XT/SLX groupset and 29” Bontrager Line Carbon 30 wheels.

This combination ensures that the bike can climb and descend on any terrain, making it ideal for riders who might want to use it on a big alpine day out, thrash it around a trail centre or compete in an MTB marathon.

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Trek Fuel EX 9.8 XT 29" Mountain Bike 2020

Trek’s Fuel EX 9.8 XT 29" Mountain Bike is the product of a clever combination of a burly mid-travel chassis with some innovative features and Shimano’s excellent XT and SLX components. The carbon frame has 130mm of travel from a FOX Performance FLOAT EVOL rear shock RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft 3-position damper specially tuned by Trek Suspension Lab. It also has a Mino Link in the rocker that can be flipped to slacken the angles to fine-tune the ride and Knock Block headset to protect the frame from the fork crown. The FOX Performance 36 FLOAT EVOL air spring fork has 140mm of travel and 36mm stanchions to keep it tracking true across the roughest terrain and GRIP damper to control the travel, ensuring great traction.

The combination of Shimano XT 12-speed drivetrain and SLX 4-piston hydraulic disc brakes provides precise shifting across the 10-51 cassette and powerful braking that is also easy to modulate. Saddle dropping duties are performed by a Line Elite Dropper seatpost from Bontrager, who also supply the 29” Line Carbon 30 wheels and XR4 Team Issue tyres, both of which are tubeless-ready.

Highlights

  • Trek OCLV Mountain Carbon frame with internal storage, tapered head tube, Knock Block, Control Freak internal routing, Carbon Armour, ISCG 05, magnesium rocker link, Mino Link and Boost
  • FOX Performance FLOAT EVOL rear shock with RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft 3-position damper, tuned by Trek Suspension Lab
  • FOX Performance 36, FLOAT EVOL air spring fork with GRIP damper, tapered steerer, 44mm offset 140mm travel
  • Shimano XT 12-speed groupset
  • Shimano SLX 4-piston hydraulic disc brakes
  • Bontrager Line Carbon 30, Tubeless Ready wheels
  • Bontrager Line Elite Dropper seatpost

Technical Specification

Frame Trek OCLV Mountain Carbon main frame and stays, internal storage, tapered head tube, Knock Block, Control Freak internal routing, Carbon Armour, ISCG 05, magnesium rocker link, Mino Link, ABP, Boost148, 130mm travel
Fork FOX Performance 36, FLOAT EVOL air spring, GRIP damper, tapered steerer, 44mm offset, Boost110, 15 mm bolt-on axle, 140mm travel
Rear Suspension FOX Performance FLOAT EVOL, RE
Bottom bracket Shimano MT500, 92 mm, PressFit
Stem Bontrager Line Pro, 35mm, Knock Block, 0 degree
Handlebar Bontrager Line Pro, OCLV Carbon, 35mm, 27.5mm rise
Grips Bontrager XR Trail Elite, alloy lock-on
Brakes Shimano SLX M7120 4-piston hydraulic disc, 180mm rotor
Brake Levers Shimano SLX M7120
Rear Derailleur Shimano XT M8100, long cage, 51T max cog, 12-speed
Shift Levers Shimano XT M8100, 12-speed
Cassette Shimano XT M8100, 10-51, 12-speed
Chain Shimano XT M8100, 12-speed
Crankset Shimano XT M8100, 32T alloy ring, Boost
Front Wheel Bontrager Line Carbon 30, Tubeless Ready, 6 bolt, Boost110
Rear Wheel Bontrager Line Carbon 30, Tubeless Ready, 6 bolt, Boost148
Tyres Bontrager XR4 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29x2.60" clincher
Saddle Bontrager Arvada, austenite rails, 138mm width
Seatpost Bontrager Line Elite Dropper, internal routing, 31.6mm
Weight Limit 136kg (bike, rider and cargo)
Manufacturer claimed weight M - 13.14 kg / 28.99 lbs (with TLR sealant, no tubes)

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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