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2023 Trek Fuel EXe 9.8 GX AXS Electric Mountain Bike in Mulsanne Blue

The 2023 Trek Fuel EXe 9.8 GX AXS Electric Mountain Bike in Mulsanne Blue is part of a new generation of lightweight electric mountain bikes which bridge the divide between pedal-assist and traditional bikes. It features a carbon frame and a compact motor that keeps the ride light, lively and quiet. The 9.8 is the third bike in the Fuel Exe range and comes with SRAM’s wireless AXS gearing.The Fuel Exe is built around an OCLV Mountain Carbon frame with a fully encased 360 Wh battery, and TQ harmonic pin ring transmission. TQ are known for making motors for robots and space probes. The motor uses on the Fuel Exe has many fewer moving parts than a standard electric bike motor which makes it smaller, quieter, lighter and more reliable. The Fuel Exe comes with a smart charging port, integrated LED display and discreet handlebar remote. The charging port is positioned so you can easily attach a range extender battery which sits in your bottle cage.The Fuel Exe 9.8 comes with a 150 mm RockShox Lyrik Select+ fork with DebonAir spring and Charger 2.1 RC damper, and 140 mm RockShox Super Deluxe Select+ rear suspension. A wireless SRAM GX AXS drivetrain that keeps your cockpit minimalist and clean.This bike is perfect forMountain bikers who want the feel, ride (and noise) of a traditional acoustic bike with the added boost of a small, light and efficient TQ harmonic ring motor. With RockShox suspension and wireless shifting you are getting some of the latest and best tech on the market.Key FeaturesYou get a bike that rides like your favourite trail bike on descents and gives you adaptive assist on the climbs that doesn’t make you feel like a cheatIts tiny-but-mighty TQ transmission is tuned for the trail, keeping things quiet so you can stay in the moment, plus it ramps up power with you for a natural ride feelThe smart charge port, sleek integrated display and discreet controls keep the bike looking and feeling like a traditional mountain bikeIt keeps your ride silky smooth even when the trail gets rowdy thanks to the upgraded RockShox suspension package that offers 150 mm of front and 140 mm of rear travelYou’ll be able to add on a range extender when you want a little extra fuel in the tank for big days on the bike