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2023

Trek Slash 9.8 XT

Trek Slash 2023

7299.99

Enduro

Colour / Matte Juniper, Satin Baja Yellow

Size / SM (High, Low), MD (High, Low), ML (High, Low), LG (High, Low), XL (High, Low)

Weight / 32 lb 6.5 oz (14,700 g)

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At a glance

The 2023 Trek Slash 9.8 XT is an Enduro Carbon mountain bike. It sports 29" wheels, is priced at $7,300 USD, comes in a range of sizes, including SM (High, Low), MD (High, Low), ML (High, Low), LG (High, Low), XL (High, Low), has RockShox suspension and a Shimano drivetrain. The bike is part of Trek's Slash range of mountain bikes.

- ABP (Active Braking Pivot) rear suspension design

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

- Knock Block 2.0 steerer stop

- Internal frame storage via quick-access latch under bottle cage mounts

- Control Freak internal cable routing

- Includes Bontrager BITS Internal Frame Storage Bag

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

- Weight given for size MD set up tubeless

Where To Buy

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Specifications

Frameset
  • Frame
    OCLV Mountain Carbon front and rear triangles; magnesium rocker link; carbon armor molded shuttle guard, down tube, seatstay, and chainstay protection
  • Fork
    RockShox ZEB Select+, DebonAir spring, Charger 3 RC2 damper, 38mm stanchions, 44mm offset, Maxle Stealth thru-axle
  • Shock
    RockShox Super Deluxe Select+ RT, 230mm x 62.5mm
Wheels
  • Hubs
    Bontrager Line Elite wheelset, 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"
  • Spokes
    Bontrager Line Elite wheelset
  • Tires
    Front: Bontrager SE6 Team Issue, Core Strength casing, aramid bead, 120 TPI, tubeless ready, 29"" x 2.5"
    Rear: Bontrager SE5 Team Issue, Core Strength casing, aramid bead, 120 TPI, tubeless ready, 29" x 2.5"
Drivetrain
  • Chain
    Shimano Deore XT M8100, 12-speed
  • Crank
    Shimano Deore XT M8120, 170mm length
  • Bottom Bracket
    Shimano MT501, 73mm English/BSA theaded
  • Rear Derailleur
    Shimano Deore XT M8100, 12-speed, long cage
  • Shifters
    Shimano Deore XT M8100, 12-speed
Components
  • Brakeset
    Shimano Deore XT M8120, 4-piston, Shimano RT76 6-bolt rotors (203mm front, 180mm rear), Shimano Deore XT M8120
  • Handlebar
    Bontrager Line Pro, OCLV Carbon, 820mm width, 27.5mm rise, 35mm clamp diameter
  • Saddle
    Bontrager Arvada, austenite rails, 138mm width
  • Seatpost
    Bontrager Line Elite dropper, MaxFlow, 34.9mm, Single bolt
    Drop:
    100mm (SM)
    150mm (MD/ML)
    170mm (LG)
    200mm (XL)
  • Stem
    Bontrager Line Pro, 35mm length, 0° rise, 35mm bar clamp, Knock Block and Blendr compatible
  • Grips
    Bontrager XR Trail Pro, alloy lock-on
  • Headset
    Trek Knock Block 2.0 Integrated, 72° radius rotation limiter (includes infinite radius chip), sealed cartridge bearings

FAQ

Q: How much is a 2023 Trek Slash 9.8 XT?

A 2023 Trek Slash 9.8 XT is typically priced around $7,300 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 Slash 9.8 XT?

The 2023 Trek Slash 9.8 XT may be purchased directly from Trek.

Q: How much does a 2023 Trek Slash 9.8 XT weigh?

A 2023 Trek Slash 9.8 XT weights 32 lb 6.5 oz (14,700 g).

Q: What size wheels does the 2023 Trek Slash 9.8 XT have?

The 2023 Trek Slash 9.8 XT has 29" wheels.

Q: What size 2023 Trek Slash 9.8 XT should I get?

The 2023 Trek Slash 9.8 XT comes in sizes SM (High, Low), MD (High, Low), ML (High, Low), LG (High, Low), XL (High, Low). After measuring your height, use the size chart below to find the typical Trek Slash 9.8 XT 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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