Trek Fuel Ex 8 | Trail MTB

R69,999.00 incl. VAT

Fuel EX 8 is the ideal trail bike for mountain bikers who want a versatile full suspension ripper that can crush marathon and multi-stage races and still huck with the enduro crew. It’s a trail bike that is fully capable keeping up with whatever you throw at it. It hits the sweet spot of value and performance in our mountain bike line-up with an Alpha Aluminium frame, 140 mm front and 130 mm rear suspension, and a SRAM GX Eagle 12-speed drive train.

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Description

Why you’ll love it

  1. This bike is perfect for shredding singletrack, hitting drops and pushing your limits in multi-stage and marathon events
  2. If you measure quality in performance per pound, you won’t do better than Fuel EX 8
  3. You sense its capability immediately, like when you’re charging through sections of trail that you never thought you’d clean
  4.  The shifter-style, underbar remote dropper post lever is super intuitive and easy to use

Specifications

*spec applies to all sizes unless otherwise noted

Frameset

Frame Alpha Platinum Aluminium, tapered head tube, Knock Block, Control Freak internal routing, downtube guard, ISCG 05, magnesium rocker link, Mino Link, ABP, Boost148, 130 mm travel
Fork Fox Rhythm 34, Float EVOL air spring, GRIP damper, tapered steerer, 44 mm offset, Boost110, 15 mm Kabolt axle, 140 mm travel
Shock Fox Performance Float EVOL, 3-position RE:aktiv damper, tuned by Trek Suspension Lab, 210 mm x 55 mm
Max compatible fork travel 150mm

Wheels

Wheel front Bontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15 mm thru axle
Wheel rear Bontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Rapid Drive 54, SRAM XD driver, Boost148, 12 mm thru axle
Skewer rear Bontrager Switch thru-axle, removable lever
Tyre Bontrager XR4 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29×2.60″
Max tyre size 29×2.60″

Drivetrain

Shifter SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed
Rear derailleur SRAM GX Eagle
Crank Truvativ Descendant 6k Eagle, DUB, 30T steel ring, Boost, 170 mm length
Bottom bracket SRAM DUB, 92 mm, PressFit
Cassette SRAM XG-1275 Eagle, 10-50, 12-speed
Chain SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed
Max. chainring size 34T

Components

Saddle Bontrager Arvada, hollow chromoly rails, 138 mm width
Seatpost Bontrager Line Dropper, 100 mm travel, internal routing, 31.6 mm, 345 mm length
Grips Bontrager XR Trail Elite, alloy lock-on
Stem Bontrager Line, 35 mm, Knock Block, 0-degree, 40 mm length
Head set Knock Block Integrated, 58-degree radius, cartridge bearing, 1-1/8″ top, 1.5″ bottom
Brake Shimano Deore M6000 hydraulic disc
Brake rotor Shimano RT66, 6-bolt, 180 mm

Weight

Weight M – 13.78 kg / 30.39 lbs
Weight limit This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider and cargo) of 136 kg (300 lb).

Additional information

Brand

Frame Size

SMALL, MEDIUM, LARGE, X-LARGE

Colour

Matte Dnister/Gloss Trek Black

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