TrekTrek Fuel EX 9.8 Mountain Bike combines a light full-carbon frame with parts chosen for the highest performance-to-price ratio. High-end FOX suspension with upgraded front and rear dampers, carbon wheels with a Rapid Drive rear hub, and SRAM’s latest, widest-range drive train give this model an extra edge you’ll notice from the first pedal stroke.It’s right for you if…You want a single bike that can handle any trail with the light weight and vibration damping of a carbon frame. You’re willing to pay for parts that give you a better connection with the trail, but you’d rather skip the bling.The tech you getA light and stiff full-carbon frame with internal storage, FOX Performance 36 fork with a GRIP2 damper that offers more adjustment and a RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft shock. SRAM’s latest GX Eagle drive train with a leg-saving 52-tooth climbing gear, plus all-new Bontrager carbon wheels with a 54-tooth Rapid Drive hub for fast engagement.The final wordFuel EX 9.8 is a great investment for one bike that does it all. You get a light carbon frame, but it’s the parts that make this model, like the extra-adjustable GRIP2 damper, the magic-carpet ride of Thru Shaft and the blistering acceleration of carbon wheels with a Rapid Drive hub.Why you’ll love itFuel EX 9.8 will take your riding to the next level with a parts package that gives you top-shelf performance without the top-shelf price tagRE:aktiv with Thru Shaft works faster than a normal shock, so it tracks the ground better and keeps you in controlThe Fox Performance 36 fork gives you four-way damping adjustments for extra-dialled suspensionWe expanded our size range to ensure a better fit for all riders. And, you get the fastest wheel that fits your frame: XS frames get 27.5? wheels, S frames get to choose between 27.5? or 29? and sizes M to XL get 29? wheelsMake it yours: it’s customisable through Project OneTrek Fuel EX 9.8 27.5 Mountain Bike 2022 FeaturesFrame 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 travelFork Fox Performance 36, Float EVOL air spring, GRIP2 damper, tapered steerer, 44mm offset, Boost110, 15mm Kabolt axle, 140mm travelRear suspension Fox Performance Float EVOL, RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft 3-position damper, tuned by Trek Suspension Lab, 210x55mm.