Trek Top Fuel 9.8 XT Review

Trek Top Fuel 9.8 XT Review

Trek Top Fuel 9.8 XT Review

Price: 7199 €
category: Downcountry
Frame Material: Carbon
Weight: 12,6 kg
Wheel Size: 29"
Travel Front: 120 mm
Travel Rear: 120 mm
Model Year: 2023 (carry over model from 2022)
  • definately shredable in the downhill
  • 25 years warranty
fun to ride in
easy terrain extreme terrain
seating position
upright efficient
handling
playful easy calm
framesize runs
small big

Overall Bike Check

The most importanten ratings of the Top Fuel 9.8 XT in comparison to the competitor bikes of following categorie: (Downcountry-Bike up to 8000 €) .

Value for Money Check

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Geometry

Je steiler der Winkel des Sitzrohrs ist, desto effizienter können Sie in die Pedale treten.

SIZE XXS XS S M L XL XXL
Sizing of Manufacturer
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S-Low
M-Low
M/L-Low
L-Low
XL-Low
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Wheelsize
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29
29
29
29
29
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Stack
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595
595
600
605
618
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Reach
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420
450
465
480
500
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Top Tube Length
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568
598
615
631
654
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Seat Tube Length
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395
420
435
450
500
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Seat Tube Angle
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76
76
76
76
76
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Head Tube Length
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100
100
105
110
125
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Head Tube Angle
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66
66
66
66
66
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Bottom Bracket Drop
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36
36
36
36
36
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Bottom Bracket Height (absolut)
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338
338
338
338
338
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Chainstay Length
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435
435
435
435
435
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Wheelbase
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1151
1181
1198
1215
1241
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Standover Height
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715
735
740
745
755
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Specification
  • Frame Fuel carbon frame
  • Frame Material Carbon
  • Fork RockShox SID Select+, DebonAir spring, Charger 2 RL damper, tapered steerer, 44mm offset, Boost110, 15mm Maxle Stealth, 120mm travel
  • Spring Unit air
  • Remote-Lockout yes
  • Damper RockShox Deluxe Ulitmate RCT, 185mm x 50mm
  • Gearrange 510%
  • Drivetrain 1x12
  • Gear Lever Shimano XT M8100, 12 speed
  • Rear Derailleur Shimano XT M8100, long cage
  • Crank Size: S, M, M/L, L, Shimano XT M8120, 30T, 55mm chainline, 170mm length; Size: XL, Shimano XT M8120, 30T, 55mm chainline, 175mm length
  • Cassette Shimano XT M8100, 10-51, 12 speed
  • Chain Shimano Ultegra/XT M8100, 12 speed
  • Brake Set Shimano XT M8120 4-piston hydraulic disc
  • Brake Rotors 180/160
  • Wheel Set Bontrager Line Elite 30, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle
  • Tires Front Bontrager XR4 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 120tpi, 29.x2.40''
  • Tires Rear Bontrager XR4 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 120tpi, 29.x2.40''
  • Saddle Bontrager Arvada, austenite rails, 138mm width
  • Seat Post Size: S, Bontrager Line Elite Dropper, 100mm travel, MaxFlow, internal routing, 34.9mm, 345mm length; Size: M, M/L, Bontrager Line Elite Dropper, 150mm travel, MaxFlow, internal routing, 34.9mm, 440mm length; Size: L, Bontrager Line Elite Dropper, 170mm t
  • Stem Bontrager Line Pro, 35mm, Knock Block, Blendr compatible, 0 degree, 45mm length
  • Handle Bar Size: S, Bontrager Line Pro, OCLV Carbon, 35mm, 15mm rise, 750mm width; Size: M, M/L, L, XL, Bontrager Line Pro, OCLV Carbon, 35mm, 27.5mm rise, 780mm width
  • Handle Bar Width 780
  • Head Set Knock Block 2 Integrated, 72-degree radius (includes infinite-radius chip), sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8'' top, 1.5'' bottom

Expirience with the Trek Top Fuel 9.8 XT

Trek Top Fuel 9.8 XT Review The Top Fuel 9.8 XT is a downcountry bike with120 mm travel on the fork. So it's a balancing act between fun on the descent and sporty pace on the ascent. Trek is taking no risks when it comes to its bike handling. The moderate geometry data conveys a balanced handling. Due to the interplay of a relatively long top tube and a low stack, the riding position is sporty. The Trek Downcountry-Bike shows what its capable of in the downhill. A nice warranty promises sustainability. With 25 years warranty Trek sets the bar high!

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