Trek Top Fuel 9.7 SLX/XT, MD (2022) Blue Smoke/Alpine/Quicksilver Fade

SBC ID | MFG SKU - 210000069402 | 5261033

Top Fuel 9.7 is a quick and nimble full suspension carbon mountain bike that fuses the flat-out speed of a cross country bike with the trail-munching appetite of a trail bike.

It lets you fly up climbs, hammer through flat sections, and keep on truckin' on rough descents.

Why you'll love it

  1. The full carbon frame gives you a light, responsive ride.
  2. This bike’s killer suspension setup is both efficient and ready to party.
  3. A sleek internal storage compartment gives you a versatile spot to stow tools and gear.
  4. New, removable Knock Block has a bigger steering angle to keep cables and hoses safe without sacrificing turning radius.

It's right for you if...

You’re looking for a do-it-all full suspension mountain bike that's fast and capable of hitting bigger stuff. You want the performance boost of a carbon frame, and you plan to put this bike through its paces on every style of trail, from flowy to techy.

The tech you get

A light and stiff full carbon frame, 120mm FOX Rhythm fork, 120mm of rear travel with a FOX Performance Float shock, and a 1x12 Shimano SLX/XT drivetrain. Plus 4-piston brakes for confident descents, a Bontrager Line Dropper, and Bontrager Line Comp 30 wheels that are already completely tubeless, including sealant.

The final word

Top Fuel 9.7 is an efficient and capable down country bike that's at home on flowy and technical trails. What sets this model apart is the lightweight carbon frame and solid parts spec that make for great performance at a great value.

Sizing & Fit

This Medium frame generally fits riders 5'4"-5'8", but there are some other factors, like arm and leg length, that determine a great fit.

The best way to find your perfect fit is to consult the experts here at Sunshine Bicycle Center.


*spec applies to all sizes unless otherwise noted


OCLV Mountain Carbon, internal storage, tapered head tube, Knock Block 2.0, internal guided routing, downtube guard, magnesium rocker link, Mino Link, ABP, Boost148, 120mm travel


Fox Rhythm 34, Float EVOL air spring, GRIP damper, tapered steerer, 44mm offset, Boost110, 15mm Kabolt axle, 120mm travel


Fox Performance Float DPS, 3-position damper, 185mm x 50mm

Max compatible fork travel

130mm (541mm axle-to-crown; XS: 522mm axle-to-crown)


Wheel front

Bontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle

*Wheel rear

Size: XS

Bontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, Rapid Drive 54, 6-bolt, Boost148, 12mm thru axle

Size: S, M, M/L, L, XL

Bontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, Rapid Drive 108, 6-bolt, Boost148, 12mm thru axle

Skewer rear

Bontrager Switch thru axle, removable lever


Bontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle


Bontrager XR4 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 120tpi, 29.x2.40''

Tire part

Bontrager TLR sealant, 6oz

Rim strip

Bontrager TLR

Max tire size

Frame: 29x2.5" (XS - 27.5x2.5") Fork: see manufacturer



Shimano XT M8100, 12 speed

Rear derailleur

Shimano XT M8100, long cage


Size: XS, S, M, M/L, L

Shimano Deore M6120, 30T ring, 55mm chainline, 170mm length

Size: XL

Shimano Deore M6120, 30T ring, 55mm chainline, 175mm length

Bottom bracket

Shimano SM-BB52, 73mm, threaded external bearing


Shimano SLX M7100, 10-51, 12 speed


Shimano SLX M7100, 12 speed

Max chainring size

Max: 36T (oval - 34T) Min: 28T



Bontrager Arvada, steel rails, 138mm width


Size: XS, S

TranzX JD-YSP39, 100mm travel, internal routing, 34.9mm

Size: M, M/L

TranzX JD-YSP39, 150mm travel, internal routing, 34.9mm

Size: L, XL

TranzX JD-YSP39, 170mm travel, internal routing, 34.9mm


Size: XS, S

Bontrager Line, alloy, 35mm, 27.5mm rise, 750mm width

Size: M, M/L, L, XL

Bontrager Line, alloy, 35mm, 27.5mm rise, 780mm width


Bontrager XR Trail Comp, nylon lock-on


Bontrager Elite, 35mm, 0 degree, 45mm length


Knock Block 2.0 Integrated, 72-degree radius (includes infinite-radius chip), sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8'' top, 1.5'' bottom


Shimano 4-piston hydraulic disc, M6100 lever, M6120 caliper

*Brake rotor

Size: XS, S, M, M/L, L, XL

Shimano RT66, 6-bolt, 160mm

Size: XS, S, M, M/L, L, XL

Shimano RT66, 6-bolt, 180mm



Bontrager BITS Internal Frame Storage Bag



M - 13.14 kg / 28.97 lbs (with TLR sealant, no tubes)

Weight limit

This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider, and cargo) of 300 pounds (136 kg).