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Trek Fuel EX 9.8 XT Mountain Bike 2021
Trail-ready and capable of tackling almost anything, Trek’s Fuel EX 9.8 XT Mountain Bike can take on the ups, the downs, and everything in between. The OCLV Mountain Carbon frame has 130mm of travel from its FOX Performance Float EVOL shock, complemented by the FOX Performance 36 Float EVOL upfront, providing a plush, ground-hugging chassis for speed and control. Further stability can be added by using the Mino Link to lower the bottom bracket and slacken the head angle by 1/2° or it can be set in the upper position for quicker handling.
The tried-and-tested combination of SLX hydraulic disc brakes and XT gears is both confidence-inspiring and reliable, with quick shifts and strong braking on tap. A Bontrager Line Elite Dropper seatpost allows the saddle to be quickly lowered or raised as required for steep descents or climbing. The carbon rimmed Line Elite 30 wheelset is tubeless-ready along with the XR4 Team Issue tyres so conversion is straightforward, and wheel size is frame size specific with the larger bikes using 29” and the smaller options 27.5” to keep the handling consistent.
- OCLV Mountain Carbon frame with Knock Block, Carbon Armor, Mino Link and 130mm of travel
- FOX Performance Float EVOL rear shock with Thru Shaft 3-position damper
- FOX Performance 36 Float EVOL air spring fork with 140mm travel
- Shimano SLX M7120 4-piston hydraulic disc brakes
- Shimano XT M8100 12-speed mechanical groupset
- Bontrager Line Elite Dropper seatpost
- Bontrager Line Elite 30 OCLV Mountain Carbon wheelset
|Frame||Trek OCLV Mountain Carbon main frame and stays, internal storage, tapered head tube, Knock Block, Control Freak internal routing, Carbon Armor, 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, 15mm Kabolt axle, 140mm travel|
|Rear Shock||FOX Performance Float EVOL, RE|
|Headset||Trek Knock Block Integrated, 58-degree radius, cartridge bearing, 1-1/8" top, 1.5" bottom|
|Bottom Bracket||Shimano MT500, 92mm, PressFit|
|Stem||Bontrager Line Pro, XS, S - 35mm, M to XL - 45mm, Knock Block, Blendr compatible, 0 degree|
|Handlebar||Bontrager Line Pro, OCLV Carbon, 35mm, 27.5mm rise, 780mm width|
|Grips||Bontrager XR Trail Elite, alloy lock-on|
|Front Brake||Shimano SLX M7120 4-piston hydraulic disc|
|Rear Brake||Shimano SLX M7120 4-piston hydraulic disc|
|Brake Levers||Shimano SLX M7120 hydraulic disc|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano XT M8100, long cage, 51T max cog|
|Shift Levers||Shimano XT M8100, 12-speed|
|Chain||Shimano XT M8100, 12-speed|
|Cassette||Shimano XT M8100, 10-51, 12-speed|
|Crankset||Shimano XT M8100, 30T alloy ring, Boost (52mm chainline)|
|Front Wheel||Bontrager Line Elite 30, OCLV Mountain Carbon, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110|
|Rear Wheel||Bontrager Line Elite 30, OCLV Mountain Carbon, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost148|
|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, austenite rails, 138mm width|
|Seatpost||Bontrager Line Elite Dropper, internal routing, 31.6mm (XS, S - 100mm drop, M, ML - 150mm drop, L, XL - 170mm drop)|
|Pedals||Available to be purchased separately|
|Accessories||Bontrager BITS frame storage bag|
|Claimed Manufacturer’s Weight||13.13 kg / 28.94 lbs (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.
Trek Fuel EX 9.8 XT Mountain Bike 2021 Sizing
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