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NEW 2019

Fuel EX 5 Women's

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$2,249.99 Model 23474

Fuel EX 5 Women's is the ideal entryway to full suspension trail bikes. It features exclusive suspension tech built around a value-driven aluminum mountain bike frame designed for women, 130mm of rear suspension travel, 27.5˝ mid-fat tires for stability and incredible traction, and a dependable Shimano 1x10 drivetrain.

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It's right for you if...

You want a ride that's sure-footed, capable, and responsive so you can stay in control no matter where you're riding. You prefer the fit and feel of a women's mountain bike, and want dependable parts, versatility, and confidence-inspiring 27.5˝ mid-fat wheels at a great value. 

The tech you get

A lightweight Alpha Platinum Aluminum frame with a lower standover height on the 14˝ and 15.5˝ frame sizes, a saddle designed specifically for women, narrower bars for a better fit and more control, and 27.5+ tires for traction on rugged trails. Plus, Boost148/110 hub spacing for added strength and tire clearance, a durable 1x10 Shimano drivetrain, and fully adjustable RockShox air suspension.

The final word

If you want full suspension performance without the full suspension price tag, Fuel EX 5 Women's is it. Women's specific touchpoints, 130mm of travel, advanced suspension tech, and a Shimano 1x10 drivetrain make for an ideal intro to the world of full suspension trail riding. 

The Walkthrough

Fuel EX 2019 PDP

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  1. Unrelenting confidence: this bike lets you ride sections you never thought you'd be able to clean
  2. 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
  3.  Want to learn more about our Women's Specific Design philosophy? Check it out here

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Features

Will my bike have a curved top tube?

Smaller frames (14˝ and 15.5˝) 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 (17.5˝ and up) have a straight top tube because taller riders with longer legs typically don’t have the same issues with standover height.

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 (lower standover on 14" and 15.5" sizes)
    Front suspension
    RockShox Recon RL, Solo Air spring, Motion Control damper, tapered steerer, G2 Geometry w/51mm offset, Boost110, 140mm travel (14 & 15.5: 120mm travel)
    Rear suspension
    RockShox Deluxe RL, 210x52.5mm
  • Wheels

    Front hub
    Bontrager Boost110
    Rear hub
    Bontrager sealed bearing alloy axle, Boost148
    Rims
    Alex MD35, 32-hole double-walled, tubeless strips and valves sold separately
    Tires
    Schwalbe Nobby Nic Performance, Tubeless Ready, 27.5x2.80˝
  • 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
    15.5˝ - 15.11 kg / 33.32 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
14 in High 27.5" 35.6 66.5° 9.0 67.7° 54.2 33.8 1.2 43.3 4.3 10.4 108.6 70.5 37.8 56.6
15.5 in High 27.5" 39.4 66.5° 10.0 67.7° 56.1 33.8 1.2 43.3 4.3 10.4 110.6 71.8 39.4 57.5
17.5 in High 27.5" 41.9 65.7° 10.0 67.2° 60.0 32.9 3.0 43.3 5.1 10.2 115.6 74.7 43 60.6
18.5 in High 27.5" 44.0 65.7° 10.0 67.2° 61.7 32.9 3.0 43.3 5.1 10.2 117.3 74.2 44.6 60.6

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