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2023

Trek Fuel EX 9.8 XT Gen 5

Trek Fuel-Ex 2023

6549.99

Trail

Colour / Lithium Grey/Factory Orange, Raw Carbon/Rage Red, Matte Carbon Smoke

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)

Weight / 28 lb 15.1 oz (13,130 g)

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At a glance

The 2023 Trek Fuel EX 9.8 XT Gen 5 is an Trail Carbon mountain bike. It sports 29" and 27.5" wheels, is priced at $6,550 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), 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-XL have 29″ wheels

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

- Internal frame storage compartment in down tube; includes Bontrager BITS storage bag

- 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
    OCLV Mountain Carbon front and rear triangles, magnesium rocker link, molded chainstay and down tube Carbon Armor protection
  • Fork
    FOX FLOAT 36 Performance, 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 108 freehub and MICRO SPLINE driver
  • Wheels
    Bontrager Line Elite 30, OCLV Mountain Carbon, 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 Deore XT M8100, 12-speed
  • Crank
    Shimano Deore XT M8100, Length: 170mm (XS-LG), 175mm (XL)
  • 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 SLX M7120, 4-piston, Shimano RT66 180mm 6-bolt rotors (203mm front rotor on MD-XL), Shimano SLX M7120
  • Handlebar
    Bontrager Line Pro, OCLV Carbon, 780mm width, 27.5mm rise, 35mm clamp diameter
  • Saddle
    Bontrager Arvada, austenite rails, 138mm width
  • Seatpost
    Bontrager Line Elite dropper, 31.6mm, Single bolt
    Drop:
    100mm (XS/SM)
    150mm (MD/ML)
    170mm (LG/XL)
  • Stem
    Bontrager Line Pro, 0° rise, 35mm bar clamp, Knock Block and Blendr compatible, Length: 35mm (XS/SM), 45mm (MD-XL)
  • Grips
    Bontrager XR Trail Elite, nylon lock-on
  • Headset
    Trek Knock Block Integrated, 58° radius rotation limiter, cartridge bearings

FAQ

Q: How much is a 2023 Trek Fuel EX 9.8 XT Gen 5?

A 2023 Trek Fuel EX 9.8 XT Gen 5 is typically priced around $6,550 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 9.8 XT Gen 5?

The 2023 Trek Fuel EX 9.8 XT Gen 5 may be purchased directly from Trek.

Q: How much does a 2023 Trek Fuel EX 9.8 XT Gen 5 weigh?

A 2023 Trek Fuel EX 9.8 XT Gen 5 weights 28 lb 15.1 oz (13,130 g).

Q: What size wheels does the 2023 Trek Fuel EX 9.8 XT Gen 5 have?

The 2023 Trek Fuel EX 9.8 XT Gen 5 has 29" and 27.5" wheels.

Q: What size 2023 Trek Fuel EX 9.8 XT Gen 5 should I get?

The 2023 Trek Fuel EX 9.8 XT 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). After measuring your height, use the size chart below to find the typical Trek Fuel EX 9.8 XT 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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