Trek Fuel EXe 9.7 ⚡️

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The Trek Fuel EXe is the recipient of the 2023 Time Magazine "Best New Invention" award!

Fuel EXe 9.7 redefines e-mountain biking with an entirely new motor that tucks away neatly for a ride that's light, lively, and just as playful as a traditional mountain bike, with the added benefit of pedal assist to help you crush climbs. 

An upgraded suspension package pairs with cherry-picked components for snappy shifting and precise modulation on the trail.

Read what our staff thinks of the Trek Fuel EXe!

  • Colors:  Matte Galactic Grey to Black Fade, Matte Pennyflake, Deep Smoke & Mulsanne Blue

Why You'll Love It

  • You'll get a light and playful ride on descents, and just the right amount of assist on the way back up
  • Its 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 feel
  • The smart charge port, sleek integrated display, and discreet controls keep the bike looking and feeling like a traditional mountain bike
  • Its upgraded FOX suspension package offers you 150mm of front- and 140mm of rear-suspension for making quick work of technical and rowdy terrain
  • You'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

It's Right For You If...

You want the feel of a playful trailbike, plus a little extra power on the climbs. You want upgrades where it counts the most, like a premium suspension package and the perfect blend of components. You don't want to lose out on the natural experience of mountain biking, and want a refined motor that quietly assists while you ride.

The Tech You Get

An OCLV Mountain Carbon frame equipped with a fully-encased 360Wh battery and TQ harmonic pin ring transmission with a smart charging port, integrated LED display and discreet handlebar remote. 150mm FOX Rhythm 36 fork with Float EVOL air spring and GRIP damper, and 140mm FOX Performance Float X rear suspension. Plus tubeless-ready wheels and tires, and a 12-speed drivetrain of cherry-picked Shimano SLX and XT components.

The Final Word

Fuel EXe 9.7 is a playful trail ride that gives you extra fuel in the tank on climbs, and rides like a traditional bike on descents. It's packed with the space-age technology of a TQ transmission, 150mm of buttery-smooth travel for soaking up rock gardens, and a cherry-picked drivetrain that gives you upgrades where it matters most.

Rental Options:

We have this bike style in our Sunshine Demo Fleet!  This can give you an opportunity to check out this amazing bike before you buy. 

Sizing & Fit

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

  • Frame: OCLV Mountain Carbon, removable battery, internal routing, alloy rocker link, 34.9mm seat tube, upper chain guide mount, 55mm chainline, Mino Link, ABP, Boost148, UDH, 140mm travel
  • Fork: Fox Rhythm 36, Float EVOL air spring, GRIP damper, tapered steerer, 44mm offset, Boost110, 15mm Kabolt axle, 150mm travel
  • Shock: Fox Performance Float X, 2-position damper, 205mm x 60mm
  • Wheel front: Bontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle
  • Wheel rear: Bontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, Rapid Drive 108, 6-bolt, Boost148, 12mm thru axle
  • Hub front: Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, alloy axle, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle
  • Hub rear: Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, 6-bolt, Rapid Drive 108, Shimano MicroSpline freehub, Boost148, 12mm thru axle OR Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, 6-bolt, Shimano MicroSpline freehub, Boost148, 12mm thru axle
  • Skewer rear: Bontrager Switch thru axle, removable lever
  • Rim: Bontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle
  • Tire: Bontrager XR5 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29x2.50''
  • Shifter: Shimano SLX M7100, 12 speed
  • Rear derailleur: Shimano XT M8100, long cage
  • Crank: E*thirteen E*spec Plus, 34T, 165mm length
  • Crank arm: E*thirteen E*spec Race alloy, 34T, 170mm length
  • Chainring: E*thirteen E*spec, 32T alloy ring, 55mm chainline
  • Cassette: Shimano SLX M7100, 10-51, 12 speed
  • Chain: Shimano SLX M7100, 12 speed
  • Saddle: Bontrager Arvada, austenite rails, 138mm width
  • Seatpost:
    • Size: S : TranzX JD-YSP39, 100mm travel, internal routing, 34.9mm
    • Size: M: TranzX JD-YSP39, 150mm travel, internal routing, 34.9mm
    • Size: L, XL: TranzX JD-YSP39, 170mm travel, internal routing, 34.9mm
  • Handlebar: Bontrager Line, alloy, 35mm, 27.5mm rise, 780mm width
  • Grips: Bontrager XR Trail Elite, nylon lock-on
  • Stem: Bontrager Elite, 35mm, 0 degree, 45mm length
  • Brake: Shimano 4-piston hydraulic disc, M6100 lever, M6120 caliper
  • Brake rotor:
    • Size: S, M, L, XL: Shimano RT66, 6-bolt, 203mm
    • Size: S, M, L, XL: Shimano RT66, 6-bolt, 180mm
  • Battery: TQ 360Wh
  • Controller: TQ LED display with Bluetooth & ANT+ connectivity, TQ handlebar mounted
  • Motor: TQ-HPR50, 50 Nm, 250 watt maximum continuous rated power, 300 watt peak power
  • Electronics: TQ 4A charger
  • Weight limit: This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider, and cargo) of 300 pounds (136 kg).