2018 Trek Fuel EX 9.8 27.5+ Women's

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  • Regular price $5,999.00

The trail bike that year after year just keeps on getting better. This is the MTB to do everything on and made just for girls.

The world's best-loved mountain bike gets a major capability boost. With more travel, a more aggressive geometry, and 29" or 27.5" mid-fat options, Fuel EX is the one go-to trail bike for all riders.

Want a rugged, capable long-travel trail bike with the sprightly manners of an XC bike? Get it with Fuel EX. Fuel EX blends the best of both worlds in one uncompromising package.

Key features

  • Capable 130 mm frame paired with performance tech and features
  • Plus-sized tyres for extra traction and confidence on loose, rugged terrain
  • Boost148/110: stronger wheels, more tyre clearance, shorter stays
  • Exclusive suspension tech with ABP, Full Floater and RE:aktiv

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
    Front suspension
    Fox Performance 34 Float, GRIP 3-position damper, E2 tapered steerer, Boost110, G2 Geometry w/51 mm offset, 140 mm travel (14 & 15.5: 120 mm travel)
    Rear suspension
    Fox Performance Float EVOL, RE:aktiv 3-position damper, tuned by Trek Suspension Lab, 210x52.5 mm
  • Wheels

    Wheels
    DT Swiss M1900, 40 mm rim width, Boost110 front, Boost148 rear, tubeless strips and valves included
    Tyres
    Schwalbe Nobby Nic Performance w/Addix compound, Tubeless, 27.5x2.80"
  • 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 Women's, titanium rails
    Seatpost
    Bontrager Drop Line, internal routing, 31.6 mm (14, 15.5: 100 mm/17.5 & 18.5: 125 mm)
    Handlebar
    Bontrager Race X Lite, OCLV Carbon, 31.8 mm, 15 mm rise, 720 mm width
    Grips
    Bontrager Race Lite, lock-on
    Stem
    Bontrager Rhythm Comp, Knock Block, 31.8 mm, 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
    15.5" - 12.88 kg/28.40 lbs
    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.

  • All measurements provided in cm unless otherwise stated.
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 27.5" 39.4 66.5° 74.2° 10.0 67.7° 56.1 33.8 1.2 43.3 4.3 10.4 110.6 69.9 39.8 57.5
17.5 in High 27.5" 41.9 65.7° 74.2° 10.0 67.2° 58.0 33.4 2.6 43.3 5.1 9.6 116.0 73.4 42.8 60.7