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NEW 2019

Fuel EX 5 29

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$1,999.99 Model 23473

Fuel EX 5 is the gateway to full suspension trail bikes. 130mm of front and rear suspension, the same aluminum frame used on our high-end models, a 1x10 drivetrain, fast-rolling 29er wheels, and hydraulic disc brakes make Fuel EX 5 a high-value, high-performance mountain bike with exceptional versatility.

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It's right for you if...

You're ready to go full suspension, and you want a versatile trail bike with fast-rolling 29˝ wheels at a great value. You want a ride that's sure-footed, capable, and responsive so you can stay in control no matter where you're riding.

The tech you get

A lightweight Alpha Platinum Aluminum frame with fast-rolling 29˝ wheels and 130mm of front and rear travel. Plus, Boost148/110 hub spacing for added strength and tire clearance, a durable 1x10 Shimano Deore drivetrain, and fully adjustable RockShox air suspension.

The final word

Full suspension performance without the sticker shock. Fuel EX 5 has the same frame and suspension tech found on our higher-end alloy Fuel EX models. 130mm of travel, Boost 148/110 hub spacing, and a Shimano 1x10 drivetrain make for an ideal introduction to the world of full suspension trail riding. 

The Walkthrough

Fuel EX 2019 PDP

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  1. You're getting awesome features and the latest mountain bike innovations at an exceptional value
  2. It has the capability of far more expensive trail bikes
  3. It's great for riders who don't want to do just one kind of mountain biking, but want to do explore everything from XC marathons to epic descents

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Features

Specifications

  • Frameset

    Frame
    Alpha Platinum Aluminum, ABP, Boost148, Knock Block steerer stop, Full Floater, EVO link, tapered head tube, Mino Link, Control Freak internal routing, down tube guard, PF92, ISCG 05, G2 Geometry, 130mm travel
    Front suspension
    RockShox Recon RL, Solo Air spring, Motion Control damper, tapered steerer, G2 Geometry w/51mm offset, Boost110, 130mm travel
    Rear suspension
    RockShox Deluxe RL, 210x52.5mm
  • Wheels

    Front hub
    Bontrager Boost110
    Rear hub
    Bontrager sealed bearing alloy axle, Boost148
    Rims
    Bontrager Connection 32-hole double-walled
    Tires
    Bontrager XR3, 29x2.30˝
  • Drivetrain

    Shifters
    Shimano Deore M6000, 10 speed
    Rear derailleur
    Shimano Deore M6000, Shadow Plus
    Crank
    Race Face Ride, 30T Cinch (direct mount)
    Bottom bracket
    PF92
    Cassette
    SunRace, 11-42, 10 speed
    Chain
    KMC X10
    Pedals
    Not included
  • Components

    Saddle
    Bontrager Arvada
    Seatpost
    Bontrager alloy, 2-bolt head, 31.6mm, 12mm offset
    Handlebar
    Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 15mm rise, 720mm width
    Grips
    Bontrager XR Trail Comp, nylon lock-on
    Stem
    Bontrager Rhythm Comp, 31.8mm clamp, 0 degree
    Headset
    Knock Block Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8˝ top, 1.5˝ bottom
    Brakeset
    Shimano MT200 hydraulic disc
  • Weight

    Weight
    17.5˝ - 14.97 kg / 33 lbs (with tubes)
    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 Geometry position Wheel size A — Seat tube B — 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 29" 39.4 66.2° 10.0 67.7° 56.5 34.4 3.0 43.2 5.1 9.9 112.1 76.7 39.9 60.4
17.5 in High 29" 41.9 66.2° 10.0 67.7° 60.0 34.4 3.0 43.2 5.1 9.9 115.6 74.7 43.3 60.3
18.5 in High 29" 44.0 66.2° 10.0 67.7° 61.7 34.4 3.0 43.2 5.1 9.9 117.3 74.2 45.0 60.3
19.5 in High 29" 47.0 66.2° 10.0 67.7° 63.2 34.4 3.0 43.2 5.1 9.9 118.8 73.7 46.5 60.3
21.5 in High 29" 51.0 66.2° 11.0 67.7° 65.7 34.4 3.0 43.2 5.1 9.9 121.4 74.7 48.7 61.2

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