Fuel EX 8 Plus is a versatile full suspension trail bike with girthy plus-sized tires for unrelenting traction. It's the perfect balance of value and performance, with a trail-tough Alpha Platinum Aluminum frame, 140mm front and 130mm rear suspension, and a wide range SRAM GX Eagle 1x12 drivetrain.
It's right for you if...
You appreciate a little extra confidence on the trail. You value traction and stability, and want a stable rig that rips it up and keeps the rubber side down.
The tech you get
A lightweight alloy frame, a stout 140mm FOX fork, and 130mm of rear travel with a Trek's exclusive RE:aktiv rear shock. Plus, a Bontrager Line dropper post, Tubeless Ready Bontrager Line Comp 40 wheels with a 54-tooth Rapid Drive hub, grippy Bontrager 27.5x2.8" mid-fat tires, and a SRAM GX Eagle 1x12 drivetrain for incredible gear range.
The final word
Amazing traction and confidence on the trail. A lightweight alloy frame, Bontrager Line Comp 40 wheels with grippy mid-fat tires, a high-quality dropper post, and a plush suspension setup come together for a trail bike that boosts your confidence and your abilities.
Why you'll love it
1 - Unrelenting confidence: this bike lets you ride sections you never thought you'd be able to clean
2 - Mid-fat tires give you the traction to scamper up technical climbs and charge through rock gardens
3 - The SRAM GX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain provides all the range you'll ever need in the simplicity of a 1x setup
|Frame||Alpha Platinum Aluminum, ABP, Boost148, Knock Block steerer stop, Full Floater, EVO link, tapered head tube, Mino Link, Control Freak internal routing, down tube guard, PF92, ISCG 05, G2 Geometry, 130mm travel|
|Fork||Fox Rhythm 34 Float, GRIP adjustable damper, tapered steerer, G2 Geometry w/51mm offset, Boost110, 140mm travel|
|Headset||Knock Block Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8-inch top, 1.5-inch bottom|
|Rear Shock||Fox Performance Float EVOL, RE:aktiv 3-position damper, tuned by Trek Suspension Lab, 210x52.5mm|
Front: 15 x 110mm
Rear: 12 x 148mm
|Rims/Wheels||Bontrager Line Comp 40, 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, 27.5x2.80|
|Crankset||Truvativ Descendant 6k Eagle DUB|
|Chainrings||32T Direct Mount|
|Bottom Bracket||SRAM DUB Press Fit, 92mm|
|Chain||SRAM GX Eagle|
|Rear Derailleur||SRAM GX Eagle, Roller Bearing Clutch|
|Cassette/Rear Cogs||SRAM XG-1275 Eagle, 10-50, 12 speed|
|Shifters||SRAM GX 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|
|Brakes||Shimano Deore M6000 hydraulic disc|
|Saddle||Bontrager Arvada, hollow chromoly rails|
|Seat Post||Bontrager Line, internal routing, 31.6mm, 15.5-inch size: 100mm, 17.5-inch & 18.5-inch sizes: 125mm, 19.5-inch & 21.5-inch sizes: 150mm|
* Subject to change without notice.