2019 Trek Fuel EX 9.8

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Trek Fuel EX is a true MTB. Rides up & down hills great & a whole lot more. A crowd favourite year in & year out.

The Fuel EX from Trek is a fantastic example of evolution of a good design. It's been in the line up for so many years and little changes year after year lead us to the current point in time where we have a very capable 130mm travel bike with 29" wheels that some may say truly defines mountain biking. Its a bike that will allow you to climb hills with ease and descend back down with confidence and a smile on your face. Its a bike that will behave like a cross country bike when you want it to and then act like an enduro bike when it's time to do so as well.

Why would i buy a Fuel EX?

Fuel EX is a bike for someone who wants a bit of everything, not to heavy or big to climb on but not to nerve wracking to descend on either. It's often a great gateway into MTB if you are more of a road rider, the forgiving ride and light weight package make for a great bike to really get you buzzing. If you're not super worried about going crazy on descents but don't want a nervous and twitchy cross country bike, the Fuel EX is a great choice. We often like to say that it is a pretty good and close definition of what a MTB is. A bike that rides up and down hills happily and effectively and produces big smiles.

Specifications

  • Frameset

    Frame
    OCLV Mountain Carbon main frame & seatstay, alloy chainstay, ABP, Boost148, Knock Block steerer stop, Full Floater, EVO link, tapered head tube, Mino Link, Control Freak internal routing, Carbon Armor, PF92, ISCG 05, G2 Geometry, 130 mm travel
    Front suspension
    Fox Performance 34 Float, GRIP 3-position damper, tapered steerer, G2 Geometry w/51 mm offset, Boost110, 130 mm travel
    Rear suspension
    Fox Performance Float EVOL, RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft 3-position damper, tuned by Trek Suspension Lab, 210x52.5 mm
  • Wheels

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

    Shifters
    SRAM GX Eagle, 12 speed
    Rear derailleur
    SRAM GX Eagle, Roller Bearing Clutch
    Crank
    Truvativ Descendant 7k Eagle DUB, 32T Direct Mount
    Bottom bracket
    SRAM DUB Press Fit, 92 mm
    Cassette
    SRAM XG-1275 Eagle, 10-50, 12-speed
    Chain
    SRAM GX Eagle
    Pedals
    Not included
  • Components

    Saddle
    Bontrager Arvada, austenite rails
    Seatpost
    Bontrager Line, internal routing, 31.6 mm, 15.5: 100 mm, 17.5 & 18.5: 125 mm, 19.5 & 21.5: 150 mm
    Handlebar
    Bontrager Line Pro, OCLV Carbon, 35 mm, 15 mm rise, 750 mm width
    Grips
    Bontrager XR Trail Elite, alloy lock-on
    Stem
    Bontrager Line Pro, Knock Block, 35 mm clamp, 0-degree
    Head set
    Knock Block Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8˝ top, 1.5˝ bottom
    Brake set
    Shimano SLX M7000 hydraulic disc
  • Weight

    Weight
    17.5˝ - 12.70 kg / 28 lbs (with tubes)
    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.

 

Rider Height

All measurements provided in cm unless otherwise stated.

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° 59.9 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° 61.6 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° 63.1 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