2017 Trek Fuel EX 9.8 27.5 Plus


2017 Trek Fuel EX 9.8 27.5 Plus


The world's best-loved mountain bike keeps getting better. Fuel EX continues to set the bar for full suspension trail bike versatility, bringing race-day tech to all-day adventure. 

Want a rugged, capable long-travel trail bike, and a nimble XC bike? Get both with Fuel EX. Whether it's your millionth mile on the trail or your first, you'll love this bike. 

In-Store Purchase Only

Features of the 2016 Trek Fuel EX 9.8 27.5 Plus:

Frame: OCLV Mountain Carbon main frame & seatstay, alloy chainstay, ABP, Boost148, Knock Block steerer stop, Full Floater, EVO link, E2 tapered head tube, Mino Link, Control Freak internal routing, Carbon Armor, PF92, ISCG 05, G2 Geometry, 130mm travel

Fork: Fox Performance 34 Float, FIT4 3-position damper, E2 tapered steerer, Boost110, G2 Geometry w/51mm offset, 140mm travel

Headset: Knock Block Integrated, cartridge bearing, sealed, 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

Rims/Wheels: SUNringlé Duroc 40 SL 28-hole

Hubs: Front: DT Swiss 350 centerlock disc, Boost110; Rear: DT Swiss 350 centerlock, Boost148

Spokes: Bontrager Approved, stainless

Tires: Bontrager Chupacabra, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 27.5x2.80"

Crankset: Shimano Deore XT

Chainrings: 36/26

Bottom Bracket: PF92

Chain: Shimano Deore XT

Front Derailleur: Shimano Deore XT, high direct mount

Rear Derailleur: Shimano Deore XT, Shadow Plus

Rear Cassette: Shimano Deore XT, 11-40, 11 speed

Shifters: Shimano Deore XT M8000, 11 speed

Handlebars: Bontrager Line Pro, OCLV Carbon, 35mm, 15mm rise, 750mm width

Tape/Grips: Bontrager Race Lite, lock-on

Stem: Bontrager Line Pro, Knock Block, 35mm, 0 degree

Brake Levers: Shimano Deore XT hydraulic disc

Brakes: Shimano Deore XT hydraulic disc

Saddle: Bontrager Evoke 3, titanium rails

Seatpost: RockShox Reverb Stealth, 2-bolt head, 31.6mm, zero offset