Fuel EX 8 Gen 5

Fuel EX 8 Gen 5

£3450.00
This item is available and will be dispatched within 7-10 days
L - 29 WHEEL
M - 29 WHEEL
ML - 29 WHEEL
S - 27.5 WHEEL
S - 29 WHEEL
XL - 29 WHEEL
XS - 27.5 WHEEL
XXL - 29 WHEEL

Fuel EX 8 is the ideal trail bike for riders who want a versatile full suspension ripper that makes soul-crushing climbs less painful, but can also huck rowdy trails. It hits the sweet spot of value and performance in our mountain bike line-up by combining high-end parts with a stout but light alloy frame, and 130 mm rear/140 mm front suspension for plenty of trail capability.

You're cool with your wheels leaving the ground, but you also like to go the distance on marathon singletrack sessions. You want a bike that lets you crush any trail, and your priority is on the parts.

An alloy frame, 140 mm FOX Rhythm 34 fork and 130 mm of rear travel with an extra-efficient RE:aktiv damper. A Shimano XT 1x12 drivetrain with an extra-low 51-tooth climbing gear, powerful 4-piston brakes, Bontrager wheels with a 54-tooth Rapid Drive hub for fast engagement plus a Bontrager Line dropper post.

Fuel EX 8 gives you added efficiency with Shimano's latest, widest-range drive train and Trek's unique RE:aktiv damper that provides firm pedalling support without giving up any plush compliance.
- A wider gear range and more efficient suspension help you claw your way up tricky climbs you never thought you'd clean
- If you measure quality in performance per pound, you won't do better than Fuel EX 8
- This bike will make you want to rail every corner, smash every rock garden and charge every descent
- The shifter-style, underbar remote dropper post lever is super intuitive and easy to use
- We expanded our size range to ensure a better fit for all riders. And, you get the fastest wheel that fits your frame: XS frames get 27.5? wheels, S frames get to choose between 27.5? or 29? and sizes M to XL get 29? wheels

Will my bike have a curved top tube?
Smaller frames (XS and S) 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 (M and up) have a straight top tube because taller riders with longer legs typically don?t have the same issues with standover height.

Active Braking Pivot
Active Braking Pivot allows our engineers to tune how the suspension reacts to acceleration and braking forces independently. That means you get more confident control when you need it most.

RE:aktiv
RE:aktiv technology gives you firm support for efficient pedaling that instantly gives way for smooth control when the trail turns rough.

Straight Shot w/Knock Block
Trek's Straight Shot frame design optimises the stiffness-to-weight ratio for a more responsive ride. You'll be able to push harder and stay more planted on your line when the going gets rough.

Frame Unisex, , Size 42
Wheel Size Size 29
Gears Shimano XT M8100, long cage, 1 Gears
Rear Brake Shimano 4-piston hydraulic disc, MT4100 lever, MT420 calliper // Shimano 4-piston hydraulic disc, MT4100 lever, MT420 calliper Shimano RT66, 6-bolt, 180mm // Shimano RT66, 6-bolt, 203 mm, Disc brake with hydraulic actuation
Front Brake Shimano 4-piston hydraulic disc, MT4100 lever, MT420 calliper // Shimano 4-piston hydraulic disc, MT4100 lever, MT420 calliper Shimano RT66, 6-bolt, 180mm // Shimano RT66, 6-bolt, 203 mm, Disc brake with hydraulic actuation
Tyres Bontrager XR5 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29x2.50""
Rear Derailleur Shimano XT M8100, long cage
Shifters Shimano XT M8100, 12-speed
Chain Shimano SLX M7100, 12-speed
Casette Shimano XT M8100, 10-51, 12-speed
Handlebar Bontrager Line, alloy, 35 mm, 27.5 mm rise, 780 mm width
Stem Bontrager Elite, 35 mm, 0-degree, 45 mm length
Bartape / Grips Bontrager XR Trail Elite, nylon lock-on
Seatpost Bontrager Line Dropper, 150mm travel, internal routing, 31.6 mm, 440mm length
Saddle Bontrager Arvada, hollow chromoly rails, 138 mm width
Front Light
Rear Light
Kickstand

Please note: Manufacturers can sometimes change the specification of the products from time to time.

Colour ALPINE BLUE/DEEP DARK BLUE
Sizes L - 29 WHEEL, M - 29 WHEEL, ML - 29 WHEEL, S - 27.5 WHEEL, S - 29 WHEEL, XL - 29 WHEEL, XS - 27.5 WHEEL, XXL - 29 WHEEL,
Brand Trek
Model Year 2022
Barcode 601842575857

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