Fuel EX 5 is the gateway to full suspension trail bikes. 130mm of front and rear suspension, the same aluminum frame used on our high-end models, a 1x10 drivetrain, fast-rolling 29er wheels, and hydraulic disc brakes make Fuel EX 5 a high-value, high-performance mountain bike with exceptional versatility.
It's right for you if...
You're ready to go full suspension, and you want a versatile trail bike with fast-rolling 29? wheels at a great value. You want a ride that's sure-footed, capable, and responsive so you can stay in control no matter where you're riding.
The tech you get
A lightweight Alpha Platinum Aluminum frame with fast-rolling 29? wheels and 130mm of front and rear travel. Plus, Boost148/110 hub spacing for added strength and tire clearance, a durable 1x10 Shimano Deore drivetrain, and fully adjustable RockShox air suspension.
The final word
Full suspension performance without the sticker shock. Fuel EX 5 has the same frame and suspension tech found on our higher-end alloy Fuel EX models. 130mm of travel, Boost 148/110 hub spacing, and a Shimano 1x10 drivetrain make for an ideal introduction to the world of full suspension trail riding.
Why you'll love it
- You're getting awesome features and the latest mountain bike innovations at an exceptional value
- It has the capability of far more expensive trail bikes
- It's great for riders who don't want to do just one kind of mountain biking, but want to do explore everything from XC marathons to epic descents
|Frame||Alpha Platinum Aluminum, ABP, Boost148, Knock Block steerer stop, Full Floater, EVO link, tapered head tube, Mino Link, Control Freak internal routing, down tube guard, PF92, ISCG 05, G2 Geometry, 130mm travel|
|Fork||RockShox Recon RL, Solo Air spring, Motion Control damper, tapered steerer, G2 Geometry w/51mm offset, Boost110, 130mm travel|
|Headset||Knock Block Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8" top, 1.5" bottom|
|Rear Shock||RockShox Deluxe RL, 210x52.5mm|
Front: 110 x 15mm
Rear: 148 x 12mm
|Rims/Wheels||Bontrager Connection 32-hole double-walled|
Front: Bontrager Boost110
Rear: Bontrager sealed bearing alloy axle, Boost148
|Tires||Bontrager XR3, 29x2.30"|
|Crankset||Race Face Ride|
|Chainrings||30T Cinch (direct mount)|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano Deore M6000, Shadow Plus|
|Cassette/Rear Cogs||SunRace, 11-42, 10 speed|
|Shifters||Shimano Deore M6000, 10 speed|
|Handlebars||Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 15mm rise, 720mm width|
|Tape/Grips||Bontrager XR Trail Comp, nylon lock-on|
|Stem||Bontrager Rhythm Comp, 31.8mm clamp, 0 degree|
|Brakes||Shimano MT200 hydraulic disc|
|Seat Post||Bontrager alloy, 2-bolt head, 31.6mm, 12mm offset|
* Subject to change without notice.