Trek Fuel Ex 8 2018
Trek Fuel Ex 8 2018Trek Fuel Ex 8 2018

Trek Fuel Ex 8 2018

$4,299.00

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, the Trek Fuel Ex 8 2018 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.

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Product Description

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, the Trek Fuel Ex 8 2018 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 the Trek Fuel Ex 8 2018 . Fuel Ex blends the best of both worlds in one uncompromising package.

  • The capable and stiff 130 mm frame is 29˝ and 27.5+ compatible
  • Boost148/110: stronger wheels, more tyre clearance, shorter stays
  • Exclusive suspension tech with ABP, Full Floater and RE:aktiv
  • Straight Shot stiffness, Knock Block frame defence

Key Features of the Trek Fuel Ex 8 2018

Mino Link Adjustable Geometry – Fine tuned head angle by 1/2 degrees and BB height by up to 10mm with the simple turn of a nut. Just flip the link to choose between slack or slacker geometry, without negatively affecting suspension performance. A Trek exclusive.

Boost148/110 – Wider dropouts (110mm front, 148mm rear) give you the stiffness of a 29” wheel, and boost148 at the back lets you run wider tyres and a larger chainring without affecting q-factor and pedalling efficiency

Control Freak cable management – The lightest, quietest, most versatile cable management system allows any combination of shift, brake, lockout and dropper post lines to be routed through the frame for clean looks and the ultimate custom set-up

Straight Shot w/Knock Block – Trek’s all new Knock Block frame defence optimises stiffness-to-weight ratio for a more responsive ride.

RE:aktiv – RE:aktiv brings Formula 1 technology to mountain bike suspension. a Trek Exclusive.

Specs of the Trek Fuel Ex 8 2018

Frameset
Frame Alpha Platinum Aluminium, ABP, Boost148, Knock Block steerer stop, Full Floater, EVO link, E2 tapered head tube, Mino Link, Control Freak internal routing, downtube guard, PF92, ISCG 05, G2 Geometry, 130 mm travel
Front suspension Fox Rhythm 34 Float, GRIP adjustable damper, E2 tapered steerer, G2 Geometry w/51 mm offset, Boost110, 130 mm travel
Rear suspension Fox Performance Float EVOL, RE:aktiv 3-position damper, tuned by Trek Suspension Lab, 210×52.5 mm
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, 29×2.40˝
Drivetrain
Shifters SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed
Rear derailleur SRAM GX Eagle, Roller Bearing Clutch
Crank SRAM Descendant 6k 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 2, chromoly rails
Seatpost Bontrager Drop 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, 35 mm, 15 mm rise, 750 mm width
Stem Bontrager Line, Knock Block, 35 mm clamp, 0-degree, 60 mm length
Grips Bontrager Race Lite, lock-on
Headset Knock Block Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8˝ top, 1.5˝ bottom
Brakeset SRAM Guide R hydraulic disc