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2018

Fuel EX 9.8 29

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£4,300.00 Model 21611

The Fuel EX 9.8 EAG is the versatile carbon trail bike that can climb with the XC crowd and throw down with the rowdy trail crew. A lightweight OCLV Mountain Carbon frame, 1x12 SRAM GX Eagle drivetrain, Bontrager Line Elite 30 Tubeless Ready wheels and FOX Performance Float suspension make it the perfect choice for all-mountain shredders who want a single bike that does it all.

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It's right for you if...

You like going fast, getting rowdy and clearing every obstacle on the first try. You want a single bike that can handle any trail, with high-quality parts, a carbon frame, and dialled suspension for everything from burly technical descents to single-track and even XC races.

The tech you get

A light and stiff OCLV Mountain Carbon frame, Tubeless Ready Bontrager Line Elite 30 wheels with a 108-tooth Rapid Drive rear hub for instant engagement, a 1x12 SRAM GX Eagle drivetrain, SRAM Guide RS hydraulic disc brakes, a 130 mm FOX Performance 34 Float fork and a FOX Performance Float shock featuring Trek's exclusive RE:aktiv damper. Plus, a Bontrager Drop Line dropper post and a 35 mm Bontrager Line Pro OCLV Carbon handlebar.

The final word

The Fuel EX 9.8 is the definitive mountain bike, and a great choice if you're going to invest in a single bike for all kinds of terrain. A carbon frame, quality parts build and advanced suspension make it an outstanding all-around mountain bike for every kind of trail.

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  1. It doesn't box itself into a category: The Fuel EX brings trail bike plushness with an XC race bike feel for our most versatile mountain bike whip
  2. It's great for riders who don't want to do just one kind of mountain biking, but want to explore everything from XC marathons to epic descents
  3. The SRAM GX Eagle drivetrain provides all the range you'll ever need in the simplicity of a 1x set-up
  4. Make it yours: it's customisable through Project One


Features

Specifications

  • Frameset

    Frame
    OCLV Mountain Carbon main frame and seatstay, alloy chainstay, ABP, Boost148, Knock Block steerer stop, Full Floater, EVO link, E2 tapered head tube, Mino Link, Control Freak internal routing, Carbon Armour, PF92, ISCG 05, G2 Geometry, 130 mm travel
    Fork
    Fox Performance 34 Float, GRIP 3-position damper, E2 tapered steerer, G2 Geometry w/51 mm offset, Boost110, 130 mm travel
    Rear suspension
    Fox Performance Float EVOL, RE:aktiv 3-position damper, tuned by Trek Suspension Lab, 210x52.5 mm
  • Wheels

    Wheels
    Bontrager Line Elite 30, Tubeless Ready, 108T Rapid Drive, Boost110 front, Boost148 rear, tubeless strips included, valves sold separately
    Tyres
    Bontrager XR4 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, 120tpi, aramid bead, 29x2.40˝
  • Drivetrain

    Shifters
    SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed
    Rear derailleur
    SRAM GX Eagle, Roller Bearing Clutch
    Crank
    SRAM Descendant 7k Eagle, 32T Direct Mount X-Sync
    Bottom bracket
    PF92
    Cassette
    SRAM XG-1275, 10-50, 12-speed
    Chain
    SRAM GX Eagle
    Pedals
    Not included
  • Components

    Saddle
    Bontrager Evoke 3, titanium rails
    Seatpost
    Bontrager Drop Line, internal routing, 31.6 mm (15.5: 100 mm/17.5 & 18.5: 125 mm/19.5 & 21.5: 150 mm)
    Handlebar
    Bontrager Line Pro, OCLV Carbon, 35 mm, 15 mm rise, 750 mm width
    Grips
    Bontrager Race Lite, lock-on
    Stem
    Bontrager Line Pro, Knock Block, 35 mm clamp, 0-degree, 60 mm length
    Head set
    Knock Block Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8˝ top, 1.5˝ bottom
    Brake set
    SRAM Guide RS hydraulic disc
  • Weight

    Weight
    M - 12.87 kg / 28.37 lbs (with tubes)
    Weight limit
    This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider and cargo) of 136 kg (300 lb).
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Bike and frame weights are based on Trek pre-production painted frames at the time of publication. Weights may vary in final production

Sizing & fit

Proper bike fit is essential for best performance and comfort. Any size and geometry measurements shown on trekbikes.com are for general comparison purposes only. To find your perfect fit, visit an authorised Trek retailer, where an expert skilled at sizing will help you find the appropriate bike and size for your individual needs.

 

Rider Height

Inseam

All measurements provided in cm unless otherwise stated.

Frame size number Geometry position A — Seat tube B — Seat tube angle Effective seat tube angle C — Head tube length D — Head angle E — Effective top tube F — Bottom bracket height G — Bottom bracket drop H — Chainstay length I — Offset J — Trail K — Wheelbase L — Standover M — Frame reach N — Frame stack
15.5 in High 39.4 66.2° 74.7° 10.0 67.7° 54.3 34.4 3.0 43.2 5.1 9.8 112.1 76.7 39.9 60.4
15.5 in High 39.4 66.2° 74.7° 10.0 67.7° 54.3 34.4 3.0 43.2 5.1 9.8 112.1 76.7 39.9 60.4
17.5 in High 41.9 66.2° 74.7° 10.0 67.7° 57.8 34.4 3.0 43.2 5.1 9.8 115.6 74.3 43.3 60.3
17.5 in High 41.9 66.2° 74.7° 10.0 67.7° 57.8 34.4 3.0 43.2 5.1 9.8 115.6 74.3 43.3 60.3
18.5 in High 44.0 66.2° 74.7° 10.0 67.7° 59.5 34.4 3.0 43.2 5.1 9.8 117.3 73.8 45.0 60.3
18.5 in High 44.0 66.2° 74.7° 10.0 67.7° 59.5 34.4 3.0 43.2 5.1 9.8 117.3 73.8 45.0 60.3
19.5 in High 47.0 66.2° 74.7° 10.0 67.7° 61.0 34.4 3.0 43.2 5.1 9.8 118.8 73.1 46.5 60.3
19.5 in High 47.0 66.2° 74.7° 10.0 67.7° 61.0 34.4 3.0 43.2 5.1 9.8 118.8 73.1 46.5 60.3
21.5 in High 51.0 66.2° 74.7° 11.0 67.7° 63.6 34.4 3.0 43.2 5.1 9.8 121.4 76.0 48.7 61.2
21.5 in High 51.0 66.2° 74.7° 11.0 67.7° 63.6 34.4 3.0 43.2 5.1 9.8 121.4 76.0 48.7 61.2

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