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2020

Top Fuel AL Frameset

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$1,999.99 Model 28508

Top Fuel AL is an aluminum full suspension frameset ideal for building up a seriously fun multi-discipline mountain bike. It combines the lightweight efficiency of a cross country bike with the capability of a short-travel trail bike, so you can spec it to shred trail, race grueling endurance events, compete in XC races, or all of the above.

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It's right for you if...

You want to build up one single full suspension bike that's super fun to ride on a wide variety of trails. You're looking for a frame that's designed for both efficiency and capability, and are interested in racing endurance events, riding techy descents with friends, and even racing XC.

The tech you get

A lightweight Alpha Platinum Aluminum frame with Mino Link adjustable geometry, a 115mm Fox Performance Float shock with 2-position DPS damper, Knock Block headset, and Control Freak internal cable routing. Designed for a 120mm fork, but can handle up to 130mm of fork travel.

The final word

Top Fuel AL is the high-value foundation for a versatile full suspension build. Whether you're hoping to compete in a multi-day stage race or want one single bike that's fast and capable on both flow trails and technical descents, this is the place to start.

The Walkthrough

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  1. Alpha Platinum Aluminum is lightweight and trail-tough
  2. Efficient and capable: you can build up this frameset to suit a wide range of trails and races, from XC to endurance
  3. Mino Link lets you make small adjustments to your geometry quickly and easily, even mid-ride
  4. You get a Straight Shot down tube for extra stiffness in the rough and Knock Block frame defense to protect against spinning bars and fork crowns

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Features

Will my bike have a curved top tube?

Will my bike have a curved top tube?

Smaller frames (S) have a top tube that dips down as it approaches the seat tube. This design makes for a lower standover height, which is good for shorter riders because it allows them to straddle their bike more easily. Larger frames (M and up) have a straight top tube because taller riders with longer legs typically don’t have the same issues with standover height.

Active Braking Pivot

Active Braking Pivot allows our engineers to tune how the suspension reacts to acceleration and braking forces independently. That means you get more confident control when you need it most.

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Straight Shot w/Knock Block

Trek's Straight Shot frame design optimizes the stiffness-to-weight ratio for a more responsive ride. You'll be able to push harder and stay more planted on your line when the going gets rough.

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Specifications

*spec applies to all sizes unless otherwise noted

Frameset
Frame Alpha Platinum Aluminum, tapered head tube, Knock Block, Control Freak internal routing, downtube guard, magnesium rocker link, Mino Link, ABP, Boost148, 115mm travel
Shock Fox Performance Float, 2-position DPS damper, TwistLoc remote, tuned by Trek Suspension Lab, 190x45mm
Suspension lever Fox remote
Max compatible fork travel 130mm
Wheels
Rear skewer Bontrager Switch thru axle, removable lever
Max tire size 29x2.40"
Drivetrain
Max chainring size 36T
Components
*Stem Size: S, M, M/L
Bontrager Rhythm Comp, 31.8mm, Knock Block, 0 degree, 60mm length
Size: L, XL
Bontrager Rhythm Comp, 31.8mm, Knock Block, 0 degree, 70mm length
Headset Knock Block Integrated, 58-degree radius, cartridge bearing, 1-1/8'' top, 1.5'' bottom
Weight
Weight M - 2.87 kg / 6.33 lbs
Weight limit This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider, and cargo) of 300 pounds (136 kg).
We reserve the right to make changes to the product information contained on this site at any time without notice, including with respect to equipment, specifications, models, colors, and materials.
Bike and frame weights are based off Trek pre-production painted frames at time of publication. Weights may vary in final production.

Sizing & fit

The charts below show our recommended sizes based on height, but there are some other factors, like arm and leg length, that determine a great fit. That’s why you’ll see some overlap in our recommendations. Not every rider who’s 5´8˝, for example, will fit on the same size bike. The best way to find your perfect fit is to consult the experts at your local Trek retailer.

 

Rider Height

Inseam

All measurements provided in cm unless otherwise noted.

Frame size number Frame size letter 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 S High 39.4 68.5° 75.5° 9.0 68.0° 56.3 34.3 3.0 43.4 4.4 10.3 111.7 73.0 41.0 59.0
15.5 S Low 39.4 68.0° 75.0° 9.0 67.5° 56.4 33.7 3.6 43.5 4.4 10.7 111.7 72.5 40.5 59.4
17.5 M High 41.9 68.5° 75.5° 9.0 68.0° 59.8 34.3 3.0 43.4 4.4 10.3 115.2 73.5 44.5 59.0
17.5 M Low 41.9 68.0° 75.0° 9.0 67.5° 59.9 33.7 3.6 43.5 4.4 10.7 115.2 73.0 44.0 59.4
18.5 ML High 44.5 68.5° 75.5° 9.0 68.0° 61.4 34.3 3.0 43.4 4.4 10.3 116.8 74.1 46.1 59.0
18.5 ML Low 44.5 68.0° 75.0° 9.0 67.5° 61.5 33.7 3.6 43.5 4.4 10.7 116.8 73.5 45.6 59.4
19.5 L High 47.0 68.5° 75.5° 10.0 68.0° 63.0 34.3 2.9 43.4 4.4 10.3 118.5 75.1 47.5 59.9
19.5 L Low 47.0 68.0° 75.0° 10.0 67.5° 63.2 33.7 3.6 43.5 4.4 10.7 118.6 74.5 47.0 60.3
21.5 XL High 52.1 68.5° 75.5° 11.0 68.0° 65.0 34.3 2.9 43.4 4.4 10.3 120.6 77.1 49.2 60.8
21.5 XL Low 52.1 68.0° 75.0° 11.0 67.5° 65.1 33.7 3.6 43.5 4.4 10.7 120.7 76.5 48.7 61.2

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