2024 Trek Fuel EX 9.7 Gen 6
The Trek Fuel EX 9.7 Gen 6 is a complete suspension trail bike with a lightweight carbon frame and high-midrange components.
It features a FOX Rhythm 36 fork with Float EVOL air springs, GRIP dampers for low-impact compliance, and a FOX Performance Float X rear fork: 150 mm FOX front suspension and 140mm rear suspension.
2024 Trek Fuel EX 9.7 Gen 6
You can adjust the lever level of the rear suspension via a flip chip on the lower shock mount. The bike has an ABP (Active Braking Pivot) back suspension design and guided internal cable routing.
Bike geometry can be adjusted via the optional angle-adjusting headset cup for +1° and -1° head tube angle adjustment.
The XS size has 27.5″ wheels, the SM is available with 27.5″ or 29″ wheels, and the MD-XXL has 29″ wheels. The 29″ version is compatible with a mixed (“Mullet”) wheel arrangement (29″ front, 27.5″ rear).
The bike also has an internal frame storage compartment in the down tube, which includes a Bontrager BITS storage bag.
SRAM UDH (Universal Derailleur Hanger ) and Bontrager TLR tubeless rim strips, valve stems, and sealant are included.
The 2024 Trek Fuel EX 9.7 Gen 6 is an excellent investment for one bike that does it all. It costs $4,329.99 and comes with a two-year Trek/Bontrager parts and lifetime frame warranty, suspension link components, and a paint/sticker warranty.
The bike weighs 32 lb 8.6 oz (14,760 g) for a tubeless MD setup. This bike is a world-class trail bike that is perfectly balanced and capable.
The rear suspension is sensitive where you want it, firm and sharp where it should be. The Trek Fuel EX 9.7 Gen 6 is the perfect mix of performance, features, and price.
Trek Fuel EX 9.7 Gen 6 Specs
|Frame||Alpha Platinum Aluminum, tapered head tube, internal derailleur and dropper post routing, down tube guard, PF92, Boost148, G2 Geometry on 29ers|
|Fork||RockShox Pike Select+, DebonAir spring, Charger 2.1 RC damper, tapered steerer, 42mm offset, Boost110, 15mm Maxle Stealth, 130mm travel|
|Rear Shock||RockShox Deluxe RL, 210x55mm|
|Wheels||Bontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Shimano MicroSpline freehub, Boost110 front, Boost148 rear|
|Tires||Bontrager XR4 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29x2.60"|
|Shifters||SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed|
|Rear derailleur||SRAM GX Eagle|
|Crank||Truvativ Descendant 6k Eagle, DUB, 30T steel ring, Boost|
|Bottom bracket||SRAM DUB, PF92|
|Cassette||SRAM XG-1275 Eagle, 10-52, 12-speed|
|Chain||SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed|
|Brakes||Shimano SLX M7120 hydraulic disc|
|Handlebar||Bontrager Line, alloy, 35mm, 27.5mm rise, 780mm width|
|Stem||Bontrager Rhythm Comp, 31.8mm, Knock Block, 0 degree|
|Grips||Bontrager XR Trail Elite, alloy lock-on|
|Seatpost||Bontrager Line Elite Dropper, internal routing, 31.6mm|
|Saddle||Bontrager Arvada, hollow chromoly rails, 138mm width|
|Headset||Knock Block Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8" top, 1.5" bottom|
|Weight||M - 14.38 kg / 31.70 lbs (with tubes)|