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Trek Trek Slash 8 29 (2019)
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Trek Slash 8 29 (2019)

$4,999.99
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You're a mountain biker's mountain biker, and you want a big bike with big wheels to roll over big things that get between you and the next big hit. This bike is both fully capable of handling enduro races and a whole lot of fun on rowdy trails.

Slash 8 is an aluminium enduro mountain bike with fast-rolling 29er wheels, a 160 mm RockShox fork and Trek's exclusive RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft shock. Smart spec, high-end suspension and the burly Alpha Aluminium frame make Slash 8 a high-value ride for enduro racers and all-around trail rippers who want a bike that can rail sketchy descents faster than anyone else in their crew.

It's right for you if...

You're a mountain biker's mountain biker, and you want a big bike with big wheels to roll over big things that get between you and the next big hit. This bike is both fully capable of handling enduro races and a whole lot of fun on rowdy trails.

The tech you get

A trail-tough Alpha Platinum Aluminium frame, a 160 mm RockShox Yari RC fork and a RockShox Deluxe shock with Trek's ultra-responsive RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft damper. Plus, a SRAM's GX Eagle 1x12 drivetrain, a Bontrager Line dropper post and Bontrager Line Comp 30 wheels with a 54-tooth Rapid Drive rear hub for fast engagement.

The final word

Slash 8 puts serious enduro performance within reach with smart choices on spec that won't empty your wallet. The Alpha Aluminium frame, burly suspension, and 1x12 Eagle drivetrain makes for a ride that's equally at home on the race course and on a big, backwoods session.

Why you'll love it

  1. RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft works faster than a normal shock, so it tracks the ground better and keeps you in control
  2. Mino Link lets you adjust the geometry, so you get both an enduro race bike and an ultra-capable trail bike in one
  3. It's equally at home between the tape and in the rugged wild – Yes, Slash is a race bike, but it's ridiculously fun on gnarly trail rides, too
  4. We're not the only ones who love it: Slash was awarded Mountain Bike of the Year by Pinkbike

Specifications

  • Frameset

    Frame
    Alpha Platinum Aluminium, ABP, Boost148, Knock Block steerer stop, EVO link, tapered head tube, Mino Link, Control Freak internal routing, downtube guard, ISCG 05, 150 mm travel
    Front suspension
    RockShox Yari RC, DebonAir, Motion Control RC damper, tapered steerer, Boost110, G2 Geometry w/51 mm offset, 160 mm travel
    Rear suspension
    RockShox Deluxe RT3, RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft 3-position damper, tuned by Trek Suspension Lab, 230x57.5 mm
  • Wheels

    Wheels
    Bontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, 54T Rapid Drive, Boost110 front, Boost148 rear, tubeless strips included, valves sold separately
    Tyres
    Bontrager XR4 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, 120tpi, aramid bead, 29x2.40˝
  • Drivetrain

    Shifters
    SRAM GX Eagle, 12 speed
    Rear derailleur
    SRAM GX Eagle, Roller Bearing Clutch
    Crank
    Truvativ Descendant 6k Eagle DUB, 32T Direct Mount
    Bottom bracket
    SRAM DUB Press Fit, 92 mm
    Cassette
    SRAM XG-1275 Eagle, 10-50, 12-speed
    Chain
    SRAM GX Eagle
  • Components

    Saddle
    Bontrager Arvada, hollow chromoly rails
    Seatpost
    Bontrager Line, internal routing, 31.6 mm, 15.5: 100 mm, 17.5 & 18.5: 125 mm, 19.5 & 21.5: 150 mm
    Handlebar
    Bontrager Line, 35 mm, 27.5 mm rise, 780 width
    Grips
    Bontrager XR Trail Elite, alloy lock-on
    Stem
    Bontrager Line, Knock Block, 35 mm clamp, 0-degree
    Head set
    Knock Block Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8˝ top, 1.5˝ bottom
    Brake set
    SRAM Guide R hydraulic disc
  • Weight

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

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