2024 Trek Fuel EX 9.7 Gen 6 Mountain Ripper

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

2024 Trek Fuel EX 9.7 Gen 6
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

FrameAlpha Platinum Aluminum, tapered head tube, internal derailleur and dropper post routing, down tube guard, PF92, Boost148, G2 Geometry on 29ers
ForkRockShox Pike Select+, DebonAir spring, Charger 2.1 RC damper, tapered steerer, 42mm offset, Boost110, 15mm Maxle Stealth, 130mm travel
Rear ShockRockShox Deluxe RL, 210x55mm
WheelsBontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Shimano MicroSpline freehub, Boost110 front, Boost148 rear
TiresBontrager XR4 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29x2.60"
ShiftersSRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed
Rear derailleurSRAM GX Eagle
CrankTruvativ Descendant 6k Eagle, DUB, 30T steel ring, Boost
Bottom bracketSRAM DUB, PF92
CassetteSRAM XG-1275 Eagle, 10-52, 12-speed
ChainSRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed
BrakesShimano SLX M7120 hydraulic disc
HandlebarBontrager Line, alloy, 35mm, 27.5mm rise, 780mm width
StemBontrager Rhythm Comp, 31.8mm, Knock Block, 0 degree
GripsBontrager XR Trail Elite, alloy lock-on
SeatpostBontrager Line Elite Dropper, internal routing, 31.6mm
SaddleBontrager Arvada, hollow chromoly rails, 138mm width
HeadsetKnock Block Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8" top, 1.5" bottom
WeightM - 14.38 kg / 31.70 lbs (with tubes)

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