Trek Fuel EX 7 29 - 2016

Take the crisp handling, active suspension, and playful nature of Trek's Fuel EX and bump it up with 29-inch wheels. You just became unstoppable. The Fuel EX 7 29 uses an Alpha aluminum frame and all the magic that puts Trek at the head of ...(Read More)

Trek Fuel EX 7 29
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Take the crisp handling, active suspension, and playful nature of Trek's Fuel EX and bump it up with 29-inch wheels. You just became unstoppable. The Fuel EX 7 29 uses an Alpha aluminum frame and all the magic that puts Trek at the head of the pack. Things like the E2 head tube, and Full Floater and ABP rear suspension technologies make for a ride that obliterates the line between a hard-charging trail bike and nimble XC bike. The front RockShox fork and rear Fox suspension is responsive, plush, and handles hits way above its 120mm. It all rolls on Bontrager tubeless-ready, thru-axle Duster Elite hoops wrapped in proper 2.3-inch knobbies. Plus, with Bontrager Race Lite components, Shimano 2x10 gearing, and Shimano Deore discs, all your trails just got a lot easier. Like we mentioned, unstoppable.

Trek’s premium lightweight aluminum is continuously cold extruded and butted at multiple points for ultimate weight reduction and superior strength. Frames built with Trek’s Alpha Platinum aluminum are hydroformed to create the most sophisticated shapes for the lightest weight, and are finished using their smooth-weld process.

Trek's Full Floater shock mount boasts two suspended points that allow the shock to "float" through its range of action for seemingly bottomless travel and excellent tracking over every type of terrain.
Trek's EVO rocker link is a one-piece, magnesium linkage that drastically increases rear-end stiffness and decreases total frame weight, too.
Trek's E2 head tube is 1.5- inches in diameter at the bottom and 1 1/8-inches at the top. This maximizes front-end stiffness for awesome steering precision and control, while allowing the use of standard 1 1/8-inch stems and not adding much weight.
Trek's G2 Geometry (version 2 of Gary Fisher's Genesis Geometry) delivers the ultimate ride for every trail. Genesis earned rave reviews for awesome handling on climbs and descents thanks to a long top tube paired with a short stem that moves the front wheel forward for top-notch confidence and control, while short chainstays add phenomenal traction. G2 Geometry takes these handling traits to the next level by boosting control on tight singletrack and technical climbs, too. This is accomplished by increasing the amount of fork offset (reducing trail), which makes G2 bikes steer more quickly, and by shortening the reach, which puts more weight on the front wheel for even better control and confidence. The two animations above showcase how G2 Geometry provides the perfect ride.

Specs

Frame Trek Alpha Platinum Series aluminum, G2 geometry, 120mm-travel
Fork RockShox Revelation RL, Solo Air spring, Motion Control damper, lockout, E2 tapered steerer, 15mm Maxle Lite, G2 Geometry w/51mm offset, 120mm travel
Rear Shock Fox Performance Series Float EVOL, RE:Activ
Rims/Wheels Bontrager Duster Elite
Tires Bontrager XR3 Expert, 29 x 2.3
Crankset Shimano M627
Chainrings 36/22
Front Derailleur Shimano Deore
Rear Derailleur Shimano SLX Shadow Plus
Rear Cogs Shimano HG50, 10-speed: 11-36
Shifters Shimano Deore
Handlebars Bontrager
Tape/Grips Bontrager Race Lite lock-on
Stem Bontrager Elite
Brakes Shimano Deore disc
Saddle Bontrager Evoke 2
Seatpost Bontrager SSR