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2023 Trek Fuel EX 9.7 Gen 6 XT/SLX- XL - Satin Mercury
Category: Trail Bikes
Seller Type: Private Seller
Condition: Excellent - Lightly Ridden
Frame Size: XL
Wheel Size: 29"
Material: Carbon Fiber
Front Travel: 150 mm
Rear Travel: 140 mm
Original Post Date: Dec-03-2023 11:51:58
Last Repost Date: Dec-09-2023 8:49:40
Still For Sale:
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This is the latest generation of Trek's most popular full suspension Fuel EX.
The 9.7 is a carbon frame in the super versatile satin mercury colorway. It was chosen as Pinkbike's bike of the year. If you're looking for one bike that can handle everything you can throw at it, yet is not out of place on casual trails, this is it.
Still for sale in shops for $4,600
for size - it's an XL - I am 6' tall and I have always rode size LG frames. this is the bike that told me i was riding the wrong size for all of those years. I even put an 80mm stem on it and it felt right to me. (bike comes with stock stem)
Bike is essentially stock except for the grips and saddle - which I couldn't find when putting it back to stock. SLX/XT drivetrain has 20 miles on it. SLX brakes were just cleaned and re-bed. Resin pads are grabby and have at least 90% life left.
XR5 Team Issue 29x2.5 tires never seen sealant. Wheels and tires have never been ridden: Bontrager Line Comp 30, 30mm internal width. six-pawl rapid drive hub has 108 points of engagement for quick engagement and a nice freehub sound without being distractingly loud.
Fox Rhythm 36 up front with 150mm of buttery travel. Fox Performance Float X handling the 140mm out back. 170mm travel dropper. all stanchions are flawless
Flip chips for geometry adjustment and rear suspension feel (linear/progressive)
Only imperfections are minor: one from a pedal/crank strike at the bottom of one crank arm, a small heel scuff on right side and a small scuff to the paint below the logo on the left side (came out of the box with that one) No crashes, impacts, or damage.
New rear shift cable and housing. Bike is as clean and as good a deal as you will find.
No trades, Cash or Venmo preferred - PayPal is fine but will have a 3% upcharge to cover fees. Willing to box and ship in Continental US - packing and shipping included in asking price
"Trek completely transformed the Fuel EX for 2023 by giving it more travel, updated geometry, and a whole host of adjustments not found on the previous version. It's still a trail bike at heart, except that its overall level of capability has increased, both on the climbs and descents.
...all it takes is one ride to realize that Trek have created one incredibly fun (and versatile) machine. This is a bike that could be used to head out for a big meandering backcountry adventure one day, roll up to the starting line in a local enduro race the next, or even head into the bike park for a lap or three without missing a beat."
Restrictions: Reasonable offers only, No Trades, Will ship within country only