Top Fuel 9.8 is a high-performance full suspension mountain bike for endurance racers and riders who don't settle for one style of riding. It combines the best qualities of XC and trail bikes for an unbelievably fun, efficient and capable rig. It's fast on flow, shreds big singletrack and conquers endurance events. The 9.8 is built with an OCLV Mountain Carbon frame and across-the-board parts upgrades, including a 120mm FOX Performance 34 Step-Cast fork, Shimano XT drivetrain, and carbon wheels and bars.
You want an efficient, capable, short-travel trail bike that excels at endurance and stage racing and can handle rough trails and even XC races. You appreciate the performance advantage of carbon and want a super-light bike with race-level components and suspension.
A full OCLV Mountain Carbon frame, upgraded 120mm Fox Performance 34 Step-Cast Float fork with GRIP damper, 115mm of rear travel with a FOX Performance Float shock and a 1x12 Shimano XT drivetrain. Plus, wide carbon Bontrager Kovee Elite 30 wheels with a 54-tooth Rapid Drive hub for fast engagement, TwistLoc dual remote suspension lockout, Bontrager Line Elite Dropper, Bontrager Line Pro OCLV Carbon handlebars and upgraded Shimano SLX brakes.
Top Fuel 9.8 is an efficient, capable and ridiculously fun short-travel carbon trail bike with the performance boost of upgraded parts like the drivetrain, fork and brakes. It's built to rip technical terrain and descents, speed through flow sections and withstand the beating that endurance races dole out.
- This bike wants to go fast ? it's built with no-nonsense, high-performance parts
- You get a Straight Shot down tube for extra stiffness in the rough and Knock Block frame defence to protect against spinning bars and fork crowns
- TwistLoc simultaneously locks out front and rear shocks for climbs and sprints with the simple Grip Shift-like motion
- Wider Kovee Elite 30 wheels provide better tyre support so you can run lower pressure and get more traction
- This short-travel trail bike gives you a suspension set-up that?s capable in several MTB disciplines, and especially suited to endurance events
Will my bike have a curved top tube?
Smaller frames (S) have a top tube that dips down as it approaches the seat tube. This design makes for a lower standover height, which is good for shorter riders because it allows them to straddle their bike more easily. The larger frames (M and ML) have a straight top tube because taller riders with longer legs typically don?t have the same issues with standover height.
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 optimises 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.
OCLV Mountain Carbon
Trek's mountain-specific carbon fibre is tougher carbon, with unique materials and lay-up procedures, Trek's advanced engineering, and a higher standard of testing.
|Frame||Size M/L, UNI, Carbon, OCLV Mountain Carbon main frame and stays, tapered head tube, Knock Block, Control Freak internal routing, Carbon Armor, magnesium rocker link, Mino Link, ABP, Boost148, 115 mm travel|
|Wheel Size||Front 29|
|Wheel Size||Rear 29|
|Fork||Fox Performance 34 Step-Cast, Float EVOL air spring, GRIP 2-position damper, dual remote, tapered steerer, 44mm offset, Boost110, 15mm bolt-on axle, 120mm travel|
|Gears||DERAILLEUR, Shimano, 1 Gears|
|Wheels||BONTRAGER, Bontrager Kovee Elite 30 carbon, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15 mm thru axle Bontrager Kovee Elite 30 carbon, Tubeless Ready, 54T Rapid Drive, 6-bolt, Shimano MicroSpline freehub, Boost148, 12mm thru axle Bontrager Kovee Elite 30, OCLV Mountain Carbon, Tubeless-Ready // Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, alloy axle, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15 mm thru axle|
|Shifters||SHIMANO, Shimano XT M8100, 12-speed,|
|Front Brake||SH, Shimano SLX M7100 hydraulic disc Shimano RT66, 6-bolt, 180 mm // Shimano RT66, 6-bolt, 160 mm, Disc brake with hydraulic actuation|
|Rear Brake||SH, Shimano SLX M7100 hydraulic disc Shimano RT66, 6-bolt, 180 mm // Shimano RT66, 6-bolt, 160 mm, Disc brake with hydraulic actuation|
|Rear Derailleur||SHIMANO, Shimano XT M8100, long cage|
|Crankset||SHIMANO, Shimano XT M8100, 32T alloy ring, Boost, 175 mm length Shimano MT500, 92 mm, PressFit|
|Chain||SHIMANO, Shimano Ultegra/XT M8100, 12 speed|
|Headset||UNBRANDED, Knock Block Integrated, 58-degree radius, cartridge bearing, 1-1/8" top, 1.5" bottom|
|Handlebar||BONTRAGER, Bontrager Line Pro, OCLV Carbon, 35 mm, 15 mm rise, 750 mm width|
|Stem||BONTRAGER, Bontrager Kovee Pro, 35 mm, Knock Block, Blendr-compatible, 13-degree, 60 mm length|
|Seatpost||BONTRAGER, Bontrager Line Elite Dropper, 150mm travel, internal routing, 31.6 mm, 440mm length|
|Saddle||BONTRAGER, Bontrager Montrose Elite, titanium rails, 138 mm width|
|Sizes||L, M, M/L, S, XL, XXL|
|Barcodes||601842245743, 601842245750, 601842245767, 601842245774, 601842245781, 601842245798|
|SKUs / Part Numbers||595503, 595504, 595505, 595506, 595507, 595508|
Please note: Manufacturers can sometimes change the specification of the products from time to time.
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