Trek Fuel EX 8 2020 Matte Dnister/Gloss Trek Black

$3,499.99

Brand Trek

*PLEASE NOTE: THIS BIKE IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR IN-STORE PICK UP.

Fuel EX 8 is the ideal trail bike for mountain bikers who want a versatile full suspension ripper that can crush marathon and multi-stage races and still huck with the enduro crew. It hits the sweet spot of value and performance in our mountain bike lineup with an Alpha Aluminum frame, 140mm front and 130mm rear suspension, and SRAM GX Eagle 12-speed drivetrain.

It's right for you if...

You're cool with your wheels leaving the ground, but you also like to go the distance on marathon singletrack sessions and aim to clear every rock garden on the first try. You want exceptional trail bike performance, with the same MTB frame and suspension tech found on higher-end trail bikes, at an exceptional value.

The tech you get

A lightweight Alpha Platinum Aluminum frame, a 140mm FOX Rhythm 34 fork and 130mm of rear travel with a FOX Performance Float shock with Trek's exclusive RE:aktiv damper—it's enough suspension to go big while staying fast on the flats and climbs. A SRAM GX Eagle 1x12 drivetrain with a wide-range 10-50 cassette, Tubeless Ready Bontrager Line Comp 30 wheels, Shimano Deore hydraulic disc brakes, and a Bontrager Line dropper post for on-the-fly saddle height adjustments.

The final word

It's a trail bike that is fully capable keeping up with whatever you throw at it. It has the same frame and suspension tech found on our top-of-the-line trail bikes, with a SRAM GX Eagle 1x12 drivetrain that delivers a huge range of gearing with the simplicity of a single shifter.

Why you'll love it

  1. This bike is perfect for shredding singletrack, hitting drops, and pushing your limits in multi-stage and marathon events
  2. If you measure quality in performance per dollar, you won't do better than Fuel EX 8
  3. You sense its capability immediately, like when you're charging through sections of trail you never thought you'd clean
  4.  The shifter-style, underbar remote dropper post lever is super intuitive and easy to use
  5. We 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˝ wheels

Frameset
Frame Alpha Platinum Aluminum, tapered head tube, Knock Block, Control Freak internal routing, downtube guard, ISCG 05, magnesium rocker link, Mino Link, ABP, Boost148, 130mm travel
Fork Fox Rhythm 34, Float EVOL air spring, GRIP damper, tapered steerer, 44mm offset, Boost110, 15mm Kabolt axle, 140mm travel
*Shock Size: XS , S
Fox Performance Float EVOL, RE:aktiv 3-position damper, tuned by Trek Suspension Lab, 210x52.5mm
Size: S , M , ML , L , XL , XXL
Fox Performance Float EVOL, RE:aktiv 3-position damper, tuned by Trek Suspension Lab, 210x55mm
Front wheel Bontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle
Rear wheel Bontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, SRAM XD driver, Boost148, 12mm thru axle
*Tire Size: XS , S
Bontrager XR4 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 27.5x2.60''
Size: S , M , ML , L , XL , XXL
Bontrager XR4 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29x2.60''
Shifter SRAM GX Eagle, 12 speed
Rear derailleur SRAM GX Eagle
*Crank Size: XS , S
Truvativ Descendant 6k Eagle, DUB, 30T steel ring, Boost (52mm chainline), 170mm length
Size: M , ML , L , XL , XXL
Truvativ Descendant 6k Eagle, DUB, 30T steel ring, Boost (52mm chainline), 175mm length
Bottom bracket SRAM DUB, 92mm, PressFit
Cassette SRAM XG-1275 Eagle, 10-50, 12 speed
Chain SRAM GX Eagle, 12 speed
Saddle Bontrager Arvada, hollow chromoly rails, 138mm width
*Seatpost Size: XS , S
Bontrager Line Dropper, 100mm travel, internal routing, 31.6mm, 345mm length
Size: M , ML , L , XL , XXL
Bontrager Line Dropper, 150mm travel, internal routing, 31.6mm, 440mm length
Handlebar Bontrager Line, alloy, 35mm, 27.5mm rise, 780mm width
Grips Bontrager XR Trail Elite, alloy lock-on
*Stem Size: XS , S
Bontrager Line, 35mm, Knock Block, 0 degree, 40mm length
Size: M , ML , L , XL , XXL
Bontrager Line, 35mm, Knock Block, 0 degree, 50mm length
Headset Knock Block Integrated, 58-degree radius, cartridge bearing, 1-1/8'' top, 1.5'' bottom
Brake Shimano Deore M6000 hydraulic disc
*Brake rotor Size: XS , S , M , ML , L , XL , XXL
Shimano RT66, 6-bolt, 180mm
Size: M , ML , L , XL , XXL
Shimano RT66, 203mm, 6-bolt

Weight M - 14.42 kg / 31.79 lbs (with tubes)
Weight limit

This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider, and cargo) of 300 pounds (136 kg).

 

Sizing & fit

The charts below show our recommended sizes based on height, but there are some other factors, like arm and leg length, that determine a great fit. That’s why you’ll see some overlap in our recommendations. Not every rider who’s 5´8˝, for example, will fit on the same size bike. The best way to find your perfect fit is to consult the experts at your local Trek retailer.

 

Rider Height

Inseam