Top Fuel 8 is a high-performance, high-value full suspension cross country mountain bike. It's built for speed and efficiency in rough singletrack and XC races. A lightweight Alpha Aluminum frame, a 1x12 drivetrain, and Tubeless Ready wheels make it a great choice for new racers, fast singletrack riders, and anyone who wants to ride fast on trails without breaking the bank.
It's right for you if...
You're new to XC mountain biking and want the speed and efficiency of a full suspension bike. Or, you want an upgrade in performance over your hardtail and want a serious amount of smart racer spec for your money.
The tech you get
A lightweight Alpha Platinum Aluminum frame, a 100mm RockShox Recon RL fork, FOX rear shock, and a TwistLoc dual remote suspension lockout. Plus, a 1x12 SRAM NX Eagle drivetrain, Shimano MT500 hydraulic disc brakes, and Boost148/110 Tubeless Ready Bontrager Kovee Comp 23 wheels.
The final word
Top Fuel 8 is a performance full suspension XC bike at a great value. A lightweight aluminum frame, a great suspension package, and a solid parts group add up to a fast ride that can't be beaten for this price.
Why you'll love it
- Top Fuel 8 gets you into the world of fast XC riding and racing at a great value
- More than fast, it's also capable: Top Fuel 8 is great for racing and can double as a light trail bike on more rugged terrain
- TwistLoc simultaneously locks out front and rear shocks for climbs and sprints with the simple Grip Shift-like motion
- Internal cable routing opens the door for upgrades like a dropper post
Size 15.5-inch: 27.5-inch wheels
Sizes 17.5–21.5-inch: 29-inch wheels
Pedals sold separately
|Frame||Alpha Platinum Aluminum, ABP, Full Floater, EVO link, tapered head tube, Mino Link, MicroTruss, internal derailleur and dropper post routing, down tube guard, PF92, Boost148, G2 Geometry on 29ers, 100mm travel|
|Fork||RockShox Recon RL, Solo Air, Motion Control damper, TwistLoc remote lockout, tapered steerer, Boost110, G2 Geometry w/51mm offset on 29ers, 100mm travel|
|Headset||FSA IS-2, 1-1/8" top, 1.5" bottom|
|Rear Shock||Fox Performance Float DPS, 2-position remote, tuned by Trek Suspension Lab, 6.5x1.5"|
|Axles||Front: Boost 110mmRear: Boost 148|
|Rims/Wheels||Bontrager Kovee Comp 23, Tubeless Ready, Boost110 front, Boost148 rear, tubeless strips included, valves sold separately|
|Tires||Bontrager XR2 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, 120 tpi, aramid bead, 29x2.20" (13.5 & 15.5: 27.5x2.20")|
|Crankset||SRAM NX Eagle DUB|
|Chainrings||32T Direct Mount|
|Bottom Bracket||SRAM DUB Press Fit, 92mm|
|Chain||SRAM NX Eagle|
|Rear Derailleur||SRAM NX Eagle|
|Cassette/Rear Cogs||SRAM XG-1230 Eagle, 11-50, 12 speed|
|Shifters||SRAM NX Eagle, 12 speed|
|Handlebars||Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 5mm rise, 720mm width|
|Stem||Bontrager Elite, 31.8mm, 7 degree|
|Brake Levers||Shimano MT500|
|Brakes||Shimano MT500 hydraulic disc|
|Saddle||Bontrager Montrose Comp|
|Seat Post||Bontrager Rhythm Elite, 31.6mm, 0mm offset|
* Subject to change without notice.