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Trek Fuel EX 9.7 29
  • Color: Volt/Solid Charcoal
  • Color: Matte Sandstorm/Trek Black

Trek Fuel EX 9.7 29

2019

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2019 Trek Fuel EX 9.7 29

Fuel EX 9.7 29 is a versatile full suspension trail bike with performance tech where it makes the biggest difference. It blends the confidence and capability of 29er wheels, a lightweight OCLV Mountain Carbon frame, and quality FOX suspension to make a fast, fun mountain bike that can carve around corners, weave through tricky descents, and charge through rock gardens with ease.

It's right for you if...

You want a single carbon trail bike that can take on every adventure, from singletrack and XC races to the gnarliest descents. You prioritize a lightweight frame and performance suspension over the highest-end drivetrain available.

The tech you get

A lightweight and stiff OCLV Mountain Carbon frame with Carbon Armor, a 130mm FOX Rhythm fork, a 130mm FOX Float Performance rear shock with Trek's exclusive RE:aktiv damper, a wide-range 1x12 SRAM NX Eagle drivetrain, a Bontrager Line dropper post, and Tubeless Ready Bontrager Line Comp 30 wheels.

The final word

Fuel EX full-suspension performance on a lightweight and trail-tough carbon frame makes for a fun and fast ride with the rugged capabilities of a long travel bike and the responsiveness of an XC bike. They don't call it a quiver-killer for nothing.

Why you'll love it

- Don't confuse Fuel EX 9.7 with other value carbon models on the market—this bike provides an outstanding frame and suspension, with a workhorse drivetrain and wheels
- You get carbon where it counts and an alloy rear end to keep the cost down
- It's great for riders who don't want to do just one kind of mountain biking, but want to explore everything from XC marathons to epic descents
- The shifter-style, underbar remote dropper post lever is super intuitive and easy to use

Features and Information

 
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    Specification Description
    Frame OCLV Mountain Carbon main frame, alloy stays, ABP, Boost148, Knock Block steerer stop, Full Floater, EVO link, tapered head tube, Mino Link, Control Freak internal routing, Carbon Armor, PF92, ISCG 05, G2 Geometry, 130mm travel
    Fork Fox Rhythm 34 Float, GRIP adjustable damper, tapered steerer, G2 Geometry w/51mm offset, Boost110, 130mm travel
    Headset Knock Block Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8" top, 1.5" bottom
    Rear Shock Fox Performance Float EVOL, RE:aktiv 3-position damper, tuned by Trek Suspension Lab, 210x52.5mm
    Axles Front: 110 x 15mm
    Rear: 148 x 12mm
    Rims/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, 29x2.40?
    Crankset Truvativ Descendant 6k Eagle DUB
    Chainrings 32T Direct Mount
    Bottom Bracket SRAM DUB Press Fit, 92mm
    Chain SRAM NX Eagle
    Rear Derailleur SRAM GX Eagle, Roller Bearing Clutch
    Cassette/Rear Cogs SRAM XG-1230 Eagle, 11-50, 12 speed
    Shifters SRAM NX Eagle, 12 speed
    Handlebars Bontrager Line, 35mm, 15mm rise, 750mm width
    Tape/Grips Bontrager XR Trail Elite, alloy lock-on
    Stem Bontrager Line, Knock Block, 35mm clamp, 0 degree
    Brake Levers Shimano Deore
    Brakes Shimano Deore M6000 hydraulic disc
    Saddle Bontrager Arvada, hollow chromoly rails
    Seat Post Bontrager Line, internal routing, 31.6mm, 15.5: 100mm, 17.5 & 18.5: 125mm, 19.5 & 21.5: 150mm

    * Subject to change without notice.

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    Option Barcode Manufacturer's Part Number Vendor Number Store SKU
    Volt/Solid Charcoal / 15.5-inch 601479956319 575444 TRK-575444 FUE30767459L
    Matte Sandstorm/Trek Black / 15.5-inch 601479890149 568271 TRK-568271 FUE36304385K
    Matte Sandstorm/Trek Black / 17.5-inch 601479890156 568272 TRK-568272 FUE36125183K
    Matte Sandstorm/Trek Black / 18.5-inch 601479890163 568273 TRK-568273 FUE3642311K
    Matte Sandstorm/Trek Black / 19.5-inch 601479890170 568274 TRK-568274 FUE36423364K
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