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If you want one bike that does it all, pick this one
Fuel EX 5 is the gateway to full suspension trail bikes. A 140mm fork and 130mm of rear travel, a Shimano 1x10 drivetrain, a dropper post for getting low on descents, and Shimano hydraulic disc brakes make Fuel EX 5 a high-value, high-performance mountain bike with exceptional versatility.
It's right for you if...
You're ready to go full suspension, and you want a versatile trail bike at a great value. You want a ride that's sure-footed, capable, and responsive so you can stay in control no matter where you're riding.
The tech you get
A lightweight Alpha Platinum Aluminum frame with internal cable routing, a Straight Shot down tube for extra stiffness in the rough, and a Knock Block steerer stop to protect against spinning bars. A 140mm RockShox Recon RL fork, 130mm of rear travel with a RockShox Deluxe Select Plus shock, a durable 10-speed Shimano Deore drivetrain, dropper post, and hydraulic disc brakes.
The final word
Full suspension performance without the sticker shock. Fuel EX 5 has the same frame and suspension tech found on our higher-end alloy Fuel EX models. Quality RockShox suspension, a dropper post, and a Shimano 1x10 drivetrain make for an ideal introduction to the world of full suspension trail riding.
Why you'll love it
- You're getting awesome features and the latest mountain bike innovations at an exceptional value
- It has the capability of far more expensive trail bikes: it shreds singletrack and can even handle marathon races
- The dropper post lets you lower your saddle on the fly so it's out of the way on descents
- The RockShox fork's Solo Air spring can easily be adjusted for a specific rider weight, and it's lighter than a coil spring
- 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
Details & Specs
|Terrain||Trail, Mountain||Fork||RockShox Recon RL, Solo Air spring, Motion Control damper, tapered steerer, 42mm offset, Boost110, 15mm Maxle Stealth, 140mm travel|
|Front Hub||Formula DC-511, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle
||Frame||Alpha Platinum Aluminium, tapered head tube, Knock Block, Control Freak internal routing, downtube guard, ISCG 05, magnesium rocker link, Mino Link, ABP, Boost148, 130 mm travel
Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, alloy axle, 6-bolt, Shimano 8/9/10 freehub, Boost148, 12mm thru axle
|Rims||Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, alloy axle, 6-bolt, Shimano 8/9/10 freehub, Boost148, 12mm thru axle
|Tires||Bontrager XR4 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 120 tpi||Shifter||Shimano Deore M6000, 10 speed
|Crank||Race Face Ride, 30T steel ring, Boost||
||Shimano Tiagra 4700, long cage, 34T max cog
|Cassette||SunRace, 11-42, 10 speed
||Bontrager Arvada, steel rails, 138 mm width
||KMC X10, 10 speed
||TranzX JD-YSP18, 130mm travel, internal routing, 31.6 mm|
|Handlebar||Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 15mm rise, 750mm width
||Grips||Bontrager XR Trail Comp, nylon lock-on
|Stem||Bontrager Rhythm Comp, 31.8 mm, Knock Block, 0-degree, 50 mm length
||Shimano Deore M6000, mid cage, 42T max cog
|Headset||FSA Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8'' top, 1.5'' bottom||Brake||Shimano hydraulic disc, MT201 lever, MT200 calliper
|Bottom Bracket||Shimano MT500, 92 mm, PressFit
RockShox Deluxe Select+, 210x55mm
|Brake Rotor||Shimano RT56, 180mm, 6-bolt
||Weight||M - 15.03 kg / 33.14 lbs (with tubes)
Active Braking Pivot
Active Braking Pivot allows our engineers to tune how the suspension reacts to acceleration and braking forces independently. That means you get more confident control when you need it most.
Straight Shot w/Knock Block
Trek's Straight Shot frame design optimizes the stiffness-to-weight ratio for a more responsive ride. You'll be able to push harder and stay more planted on your line when the going gets rough.
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