The 2022 Trek Top Fuel 5 Full Suspension Mountain Bike is a full-suspension mountain bike that’s equal parts efficient and capable. It’s part of a new trend towards short travel trail bikes, or down country bikes. It’s designed to be XC race bike fast but to be able to handle technical, steep and rocky trails with ease. It soaks up rough, rugged descents but still flies like a rocket up hills and on flat stretches.
The Top Fuel 5 is built around a lightweight aluminium frame with 120mm of travel front and rear. It’s built for 29” wheels and comes with an internal storage compartment. The frame comes with Mino Link which lets you adjust the geometry of the bike to suit your riding style.
The Top Fuel 5 comes with a 120 mm RockShox Recon fork, 120 mm of rear travel with an X-Fusion Pro 2 shock and a wide-range 1x12 Shimano Deore drivetrain. Plus, tubeless-ready rims, hydraulic disc brakes and a dropper post.
This bike is perfect for
Mountain bikers who want a great value bike which is fast on covers ground quickly on cross country rides but can still hold it’s own at trail centres and on techy trails.
Mountain biking is an incredibly diverse sport. Mountain bikes now come in three main flavours. They are XC, Trail and Enduro.
XC – short for cross country, are quick race bikes. They will normally have 29” wheels and come with 100mm of suspension. If you are mainly going to be riding bridleways and natural trails in the South East of England, where our shops are, an XC bike will be the quickest and most efficient option.
Trail – these bikes are designed to be pedalled up and down hill and for use on bridleways and natural trails, but also at dedicated trail centres. They normally come with 130mm or 140mm of suspension travel and can have either 27.5” or 29” wheels, but 29” is quickly becoming the norm. Trail bikes are good all-rounders. They won’t be as fast as an XC bike on the flat but they can handle a lot more challenging terrain, and a few jumps. If you plan on taking your bike to trail centres in Wales, or to the Alps, then a trail bike may be your best option.
Enduro – enduro racing is a thing in and of itself but many people buy enduro bikes for ‘aggressive’ trail riding and uplift days at places like Bike Park Wales. This generally means challenging downhill trails with some big jumps. With around 160mm of suspension travel enduro bikes can take some big hits. They are designed to be efficient enough to pedal up hills but really come into their own when pointed downhill. You get enduro bikes in either 27.5” or 29” wheel sizes as well as mullet setups of 29 at the front and 27.5 at the back.
Nearly all the mountain bikes we sell are now unisex. All of the big brands have gradually stopped doing dedicated men’s and women’s bikes over the last few years. Instead they are focussed on producing bikes in a bigger range of sizes. So, for instance, the Trek Marlin 5 is a unisex bike that now comes in sizes from XXS to XXL large. This means it will fit riders from 4’ 5” to 6’ 5” and everything in between.
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Frame - Alpha Platinum Aluminium, internal storage, tapered head tube, Knock Block 2.0, internal guided routing, downtube guard, magnesium rocker link, Mino Link, ABP, Boost148, 120 mm travel
Fork - RockShox Recon Silver RL, Solo Air, Motion Control damper, lockout, tapered steerer, 42 mm offset, Boost110, 15 mm Maxle Stealth, 120 mm travel
Shock - X-Fusion Pro 2, 2-position damper, 185x50 mm
Max compatible fork travel - 130mm (541mm axle-to-crown)
Hub front - Bontrager alloy, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15 mm thru-axle
Hub rear - Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, 6-bolt, Shimano MicroSpline freehub, Boost148, 12 mm thru-axle
Skewer rear - Bontrager Switch thru-axle, removable lever
Rim - Alex MD35, tubeless compatible, 32-hole, 35mm width, presta valve
Tyre - Bontrager XR4 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29.x2.40"
Tyre part - Size: S/M/ML/L/XL/XXL, Bontrager TLR sealant, 180 ml/6 oz. Size: S/M/ML/L/XL/XXL, Bontrager TLR valve, 50 mm
Max tyre size - Frame: 29x2.5" Fork: see manufacturer
Shifter - Shimano Deore M6100, 12-speed
Rear derailleur - Shimano Deore M6100, long cage
Bottom bracket - Shimano SM-BB52, 73 mm, threaded external bearing
Cassette - Shimano Deore M6100, 10-51, 12-speed
Chain - Shimano Deore M6100
Max. chainring size - Max: 36T (oval - 34T) Min: 28T
Saddle - Bontrager Arvada, steel rails, 138 mm width
Seatpost - Size: S, M, M/L, L, XL, XXLTranzX JD-YSI-22PLQ, 100 mm travel, internal routing, 34.9 mm, 346 mm length. Size: M/ML, TranzX JD-YSI-22PLQ, 150 mm travel, internal routing, 34.9 mm, 454 mm length. Size: L/XL/XXL, TranzX JD-YSI-22PLQ, 170 mm travel, internal routing, 34.9 mm, 497 mm length
Handlebar - Bontrager Comp, alloy, 31.8 mm, 15 mm rise, 750 mm width
Grips - Bontrager XR Trail Comp, nylon lock-on
Stem - Bontrager Rhythm Comp, 31.8 mm, Knock Block, 0-degree, 50 mm length
Brake - Shimano MT200 hydraulic disc
Brake rotor - Size: S/M/ML/L/XL/XXL, Shimano RT26, 6-bolt,160 mm
Weight - M - 34.22 lbs / 15.52 kg
Weight limit - This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider and cargo) of 136 kg (300 lb).
|Colours||LITHIUM GREY, PENNYFLAKE TO DNISTER BLACK FADE|
|Sizes||L, L - 29 WHEEL, M, M - 29 WHEEL, M/L, M/L - 29 WHEEL, S, S - 29 WHEEL, XL, XL - 29 WHEEL, XXL, XXL - 29 WHEEL|
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|SKUs / Part Numbers||5259774, 5259776, 5259778, 5259779, 5259781, 5259783, 5273466, 5273467, 5273468, 5273469, 5273470, 5273471|
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