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Fuel EX 9.7

Fuel EX 9.7

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Description

You want one carbon trail bike that can take on every adventure, from flowy singletrack to the gnarliest descents and most brutal climbs. You don't mind sacrificing a little on the parts so you can get the best frame right now.A lightweight and stiff full OCLV Mountain Carbon frame with internal storage, a 140mm FOX Rhythm 36 fork, 130mm of rear travel with a FOX Float Performance rear shock with Trek's efficient RE:aktiv damper, a wide-range 1x12 Shimano SLX/XT drivetrain, Line Comp 30 TLR wheels with a 54 tooth Rapid Drive rear hub, a Bontrager Line dropper post, and powerful Shimano 4-piston hydraulic disc brakes.Full suspension control on a lightweight and trail-tough carbon frame makes for a fun and fast ride. It's rugged enough for rowdy descents, but still spry for lively climbing and accelerating.

Specifications

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
Fork Travel (Max) 150mm (561mm axle-to-crown)
Wheel (front) Bontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle
Wheel (rear) Bontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, Rapid Drive 108, 6-bolt, Boost148, 12mm thru axle
Tires Bontrager XR5 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29x2.50''
Tire Size Frame: 29x2.60" Fork: See manufacturer
Tire Part Bontrager TLR sealant, 6oz // Bontrager TLR valve, 50mm
Rim Strip Bontrager TLR
Skewer (rear) Bontrager Switch thru axle, removable lever
Shifters Shimano SLX M7100, 12 speed
Rear derailleur Shimano XT M8100, long cage
Crank Shimano MT611, 30T steel ring, alloy spider, 52mm chainline, 170mm length
Bottom bracket Shimano MT500, 92mm, PressFit
Cassette Shimano SLX M7100, 10-51, 12 speed
Chain Shimano SLX M7100, 12 speed
Saddle Bontrager Arvada, hollow chromoly rails, 138mm width
Seatpost Bontrager Line Dropper, 100mm travel, internal routing, 31.6mm, 345mm length
Handlebar Bontrager Line, alloy, 35mm, 27.5mm rise, 750mm width
Grips Bontrager XR Trail Elite, nylon lock-on
Stem Bontrager Elite, 35mm, 0 degree, 35mm length
Headset Knock Block Integrated, 58-degree radius, cartridge bearing, 1-1/8'' top, 1.5'' bottom
Brake Rotor Shimano RT66, 6-bolt, 180mm
Seat Collar Bolt-on, 36.4mm
Weight M - 30.09 lbs / 13.65 kg (with TLR sealant, no tubes)
Weight limit This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider, and cargo) of 300 pounds (136 kg).
Matte Raw Carbon
Matte Carbon Blue Smoke

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