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NEW 2019

Slash 9.7

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$4,729.99 Model 24329

Slash 9.7 pairs fast-rolling 29er mountain bike wheels with long travel suspension to make one speed-hungry rig that's perfectly suited to both rowdy trail rides and enduro races. Carbon where it counts and a smart spec with durable parts and Trek's game-changing suspension means you're getting a ridiculous value, too.

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It's right for you if...

You like ripping technical trails at warp speed and want a single bike with insane climbing and descending prowess for the gnarliest trails and enduro races. You prioritize frame and suspension performance above all else, and want a durable drivetrain that won't break the bank.

The tech you get

A 150mm OCLV Mountain Carbon frame, a stout RockShox Yari RC 160mm fork, and a RockShox Deluxe shock with Trek's ultra-responsive RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft damper. Plus, a mixed NX and GX Eagle 1x12 drivetrain, a Bontrager Line dropper post, and Bontrager Line Comp 30 wheels with a 54-tooth Rapid Drive rear hub for fast engagement.

The final word

Slash 9.7 gives you heaps of speed and capability for a shorter stack of cash. You're getting a carbon frame, a solid parts group, and proven long travel suspension for performance where you'll notice it most.

The Walkthrough

2019 Slash

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  1. Don't confuse Slash 9.7 with other value carbon models on the market—this bike gives you our best enduro main frame and suspension with a workhorse drivetrain and wheels
  2. RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft works faster than a normal shock, so it tracks the ground better and keeps you in control
  3. Mino Link lets you adjust the geometry, so you get both an enduro race bike and an ultra-capable trail bike in one
  4. It's equally at home between the tape and in the rugged wild—Yes, Slash is a race bike, but it's ridiculously fun on gnarly trail rides, too
  5. We're not the only ones who love it: Slash was awarded Mountain Bike of the Year by Pinkbike

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Features

Specifications

  • Frameset

    Frame
    OCLV Mountain Carbon main frame, alloy 1x-specific stays, ABP, Boost148, Knock Block, EVO link, tapered head tube, Mino Link, Control Freak internal routing, Carbon Armor, ISCG 05, G2 Geometry, 150mm travel
    Front suspension
    RockShox Yari RC, DebonAir, Motion Control RC damper, tapered steerer, Boost110, G2 Geometry w/51mm offset, 160mm travel
    Rear suspension
    RockShox Deluxe RT3, RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft 3-position damper, tuned by Trek Suspension Lab, 230x57.5mm
  • Wheels

    Wheels
    Bontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, 54T Rapid Drive, Boost110 front, Boost148 rear, tubeless strips included, valves sold separately
    Tires
    Bontrager XR4 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, 120tpi, aramid bead, 29x2.40˝
  • Drivetrain

    Shifters
    SRAM NX Eagle, 12 speed
    Rear derailleur
    SRAM GX Eagle, Roller Bearing Clutch
    Crank
    Truvativ Descendant 6k Eagle DUB, 32T Direct Mount
    Bottom bracket
    SRAM DUB Press Fit, 92mm
    Cassette
    SRAM XG-1230 Eagle, 11-50, 12 speed
    Chain
    SRAM NX Eagle
    Pedals
    Not included
  • Components

    Saddle
    Bontrager Arvada, hollow chromoly rails
    Seatpost
    Bontrager Line, internal routing, 31.6mm, 15.5: 100mm, 17.5 & 18.5: 125mm, 19.5 & 21.5: 150mm
    Handlebar
    Bontrager Line, 35mm, 27.5mm rise, 780 width
    Grips
    Bontrager XR Trail Elite, alloy lock-on
    Stem
    Bontrager Line, Knock Block, 35mm clamp, 0 degree
    Headset
    Knock Block Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8˝ top, 1.5˝ bottom
    Brakeset
    SRAM Guide R hydraulic disc
  • Weight

    Weight
    17.5˝ - 14.50 kg / 31.96 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 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 29" 39.4 64.8° 74.1° 10.0 65.6° 59.0 35.2 2.1 43.3 5.1 11.4 117.1 79.3 41.6 60.8
15.5 in Low 29" 39.4 64.3° 73.6° 10.0 65.1° 59.0 34.5 2.8 43.4 5.1 11.7 117.2 78.7 41.0 61.2
17.5 in High 29" 41.9 64.8° 74.1° 10.0 65.6° 60.5 35.2 2.1 43.3 5.1 11.4 118.6 78.4 43.1 60.8
17.5 in Low 29" 41.9 64.3° 73.6° 10.0 65.1° 60.5 34.5 2.8 43.4 5.1 11.7 118.7 77.8 43.0 61.2
19.5 in High 29" 46.8 64.8° 74.1° 11.0 65.6° 63.5 35.2 2.1 43.3 5.1 11.4 121.9 77.8 45.9 61.8
19.5 in Low 29" 46.8 64.3° 73.6° 11.0 65.1° 63.5 34.5 2.8 43.4 5.1 11.7 121.9 77.2 44.5 62.8
21.5 in High 29" 52.2 64.8° 74.1° 12.5 65.6° 66.1 35.2 2.1 43.3 5.1 11.4 124.7 77.6 48.1 63.1
21.5 in Low 29" 52.2 64.3° 73.6° 12.5 65.1° 66.1 34.5 2.8 43.4 5.1 11.7 124.8 77.0 47.5 63.5

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