Fuel EX 9.7

Fuel EX 9.7 is our most affordable full suspension carbon trail bike. It pairs a lightweight, smooth-riding frame with a beefy 140mm FOX 36 fork, Shimano SLX/XT drivetrain, and powerful 4-piston brakes for a fast, fun mountain bike that's a ripper now, and ripe for upgrades later.

Specifications

Frameset
  • Frame
    OCLV Mountain Carbon main frame & stays, internal storage, tapered head tube, Knock Block, Control Freak internal routing, Carbon Armor, ISCG 05, magnesium rocker link, Mino Link, ABP, Boost148, 130mm travel
  • Fork
    Fox Rhythm 36, Float EVOL air spring, GRIP damper, tapered steerer, 44mm offset, Boost110, 15mm Kabolt axle, 140mm travel
  • Rear Shock
    Fox Performance Float EVOL, 3-position RE:aktiv damper, tuned by Trek Suspension Lab, 210mm x 52.5mm
Drivetrain
  • Rear Derailleur
    Shimano XT M8100, long cage
  • Shifter
    Shimano SLX M7100, 12 speed
  • Crank
    Shimano SLX M7100, 10-51, 12 speed
  • Bottom Bracket
    Shimano MT500, 92mm, PressFit
  • Cassette
    Shimano MT500, 92mm, PressFit
  • Chain
    Shimano SLX M7100, 12 speed
Components
  • Brakes
    (F) Shimano 4-piston hydraulic disc, M6100 lever, M6120 caliper, (R) Shimano 4-piston hydraulic disc, M6100 lever, M6120 caliper
  • Rotors
    Shimano RT66, 6-bolt, 180mm
  • Seatpost
    Bontrager Line Dropper, 100mm travel, internal routing, 31.6mm, 345mm length
  • Saddle
    Bontrager Arvada, hollow chromoly rails, 138mm width
  • Handlebar
    Bontrager Line, alloy, 35mm, 27.5mm rise, 750mm width
  • Stem
    Bontrager Elite, 35mm, 0 degree, 35mm length
  • Grips
    Bontrager XR Trail Elite, nylon lock-on
  • Headset
    Knock Block Integrated, 58-degree radius, cartridge bearing, 1-1/8'' top, 1.5'' bottom
Wheels
  • Wheels
    (F) Bontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle (R) Bontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, Rapid Drive 54, 6-bolt, Boost148, 12mm thru axle
  • Wheel Size
    29"
  • Tires
    Bontrager XR5 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength casing, aramid bead, 60 tpi, 27.5x2.50''
More Info
Mountain bike pricing and specifications are ever changing. This info was last updated February 23, 2022.
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