Fuel EX 9.8 consolidates a light full-carbon outline with parts picked at the best to-cost proportion. Very good quality FOX suspension with updated front and back dampers, carbon wheels with a Rapid Drive back center point, and a super-smooth Shimano XT wide-range drivetrain give this model an additional an edge you’ll see from the principal pedal stroke.
It’s appropriate for you if…
You need a solitary bicycle that can deal with any path with the light weight and vibration damping of a carbon outline. You’re willing to pay for parts that give you a superior association with the path, yet you’d prefer avoid the bling.
The tech you get
A light and solid full-carbon outline with inward capacity, FOX Performance 36 fork with a GRIP2 damper that offers greater change, and a RE:Aktiv with Thru Shaft shock. A Shimano XT 1×12 drivetrain for super-smooth moving that is kind with the thumb—in addition to an additional a low 51-tooth climbing stuff, and all-new Bontrager carbon wheels with a 108-tooth Rapid Drive center point for a quick commitment.