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2023

Trek Fuel EX 8 Gen 5

Trek Fuel-Ex 2023

3929.99

Trail

Colour / Rage Red to Dnister Black Fade, Alpine Blue/Deep Dark Blue

Size / XS 27.5"" (Low, High), SM 27.5" (Low, High), SM 29" (Low, High), MD 29" (Low, High), ML 29" (Low, High), LG 29" (Low, High), XL 29" (Low, High), XXL 29" (Low, High)

Weight / 30 lb 8.9 oz (13,860 g)

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At a glance

The 2023 Trek Fuel EX 8 Gen 5 is an Trail Aluminium / Alloy mountain bike. It sports 29" and 27.5" wheels, is priced at $3,930 USD, comes in a range of sizes, including XS 27.5"" (Low, High), SM 27.5" (Low, High), SM 29" (Low, High), MD 29" (Low, High), ML 29" (Low, High), LG 29" (Low, High), XL 29" (Low, High), XXL 29" (Low, High), has Fox suspension and a Shimano drivetrain. The bike is part of Trek's Fuel-Ex range of mountain bikes.

- ABP (Active Braking Pivot) rear suspension design

- XS has 27.5″” wheels, SM available with 27.5″ or 29″ wheels, MD-XXL have 29″ wheels

- Geometry adjustable via Mino Link flip chip in rear rocker link pivot

- Straight Shot frame design with Knock Block handlebar rotation limiter

- Control Freak internal cable routing

- Includes Bontrager TLR tubeless rim strips, valve stems, and sealant

- Weight given for size MD set up tubeless

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Specifications

Frameset
  • Frame
    Alpha Platinum Aluminum, magnesium rocker link, molded chainstay and lower down tube protection
  • Fork
    FOX FLOAT 34 Rhythm, EVOL, GRIP damper, 44mm offset, Kabolt thru-axle
  • Shock
    FOX FLOAT DPS Performance, EVOL, RE:aktiv damper, 3-position lever, custom tune, 210mm length, Stroke: 52.5mm (27.5""), 55mm (29")
Wheels
  • Hubs
    Bontrager alloy, sealed bearings, 110x15mm Boost front, 148x12mm Boost rear with Rapid Drive freehub and MICRO SPLINE driver
  • Wheels
    Bontrager Line Comp 30, tubeless ready
  • Wheel Size
    29" 27.5"
  • Spokes
    Bontrager wheelset
  • Tires
    Bontrager XR4 Team Issue, Inner Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 120 TPI, tubeless ready, 2.6"" front, 2.4" rear
Drivetrain
  • Chain
    Shimano SLX M7100, 12-speed
  • Crank
    Shimano SLX M7100, Length: 170mm (XS-LG), 175mm (XL/XXL)
  • Bottom Bracket
    Shimano MT500, 92mm PressFit
  • Rear Derailleur
    Shimano Deore XT M8100, 12-speed, long cage
  • Shifters
    Shimano Deore XT M8100, 12-speed
Components
  • Brakeset
    Shimano MT420, 4-piston, Shimano RT66 180mm 6-bolt rotors (203mm front rotor on MD-XXL), Shimano MT4100
  • Handlebar
    Bontrager Line, alloy, 750mm width, 27.5mm rise, 35mm clamp diameter
  • Saddle
    Bontrager Arvada, hollow chromoly rails, 138mm width
  • Seatpost
    Bontrager Line dropper, 31.6mm, Single bolt
    Drop:
    100mm (XS/SM)
    150mm (MD-XXL)
  • Stem
    Bontrager Elite, 0° rise, 35mm bar clamp, Length: 35mm (XS/SM), 45mm (MD-XXL)
  • Grips
    Bontrager XR Trail Comp, nylon lock-on
  • Headset
    Trek Knock Block Integrated, 58° radius rotation limiter, cartridge bearings

FAQ

Q: How much is a 2023 Trek Fuel EX 8 Gen 5?

A 2023 Trek Fuel EX 8 Gen 5 is typically priced around $3,930 USD when new. Be sure to shop around for the best price, and also look to the used market for a great deal.

Q: Where to buy a 2023 Trek Fuel EX 8 Gen 5?

The 2023 Trek Fuel EX 8 Gen 5 may be purchased directly from Trek.

Q: How much does a 2023 Trek Fuel EX 8 Gen 5 weigh?

A 2023 Trek Fuel EX 8 Gen 5 weights 30 lb 8.9 oz (13,860 g).

Q: What size wheels does the 2023 Trek Fuel EX 8 Gen 5 have?

The 2023 Trek Fuel EX 8 Gen 5 has 29" and 27.5" wheels.

Q: What size 2023 Trek Fuel EX 8 Gen 5 should I get?

The 2023 Trek Fuel EX 8 Gen 5 comes in sizes XS 27.5"" (Low, High), SM 27.5" (Low, High), SM 29" (Low, High), MD 29" (Low, High), ML 29" (Low, High), LG 29" (Low, High), XL 29" (Low, High), XXL 29" (Low, High). After measuring your height, use the size chart below to find the typical Trek Fuel EX 8 Gen 5 size for your height. Remember that these sizes are a general guide and bike sizes can vary between riders and bikes. The best way to find your size is to go for a test ride.

Rider Height (cm)Rider Height (in)Frame Size
148cm - 158cm4'10" - 5'2"XS
158cm - 168cm5'2" - 5'6"S
168cm - 178cm5'6" - 5' 10"M
178cm - 185cm5'10" - 6'1"L
185cm - 193cm6'1" - 6'4"XL
193cm - 198cm6'4" - 6'6"XXL

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