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Trek Slash 8

Trek Slash 8
  • Color: Matte Trek Black
  • Color: Miami to Volt Fade
  • Color: Cobra Blood to Magenta Flip
$3,679.99 - $3,700.00
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Yes, this is the bike that has appeared on so many magazine covers and YouTube clips: The Slash 8. The Slash 8's geometry is designed for ugly drop-offs and rock gardens taken at speed. Despite the long-ish wheelbase, the Slash can handle hairpin turns with ease with dialed geometry. If the setup isn't quite to your liking, you can change it! Adjusting the bike's geometry is simple with the reversible Mino Link chips found at the top of the seat stays. By flipping the chips 180 degrees, the bottom bracket can be dropped by 7mm, and the head angle can be slackened to add stability on particularly hair-raising trails. 

Going uphill on the Slash 8 isn't difficult, either. Unlike so many "all-mountain" machines that feel like you're pushing cow up a fire escape, the Slash 8 isn't afraid of climbs, thanks to light weight and excellent gearing.

The Slash 8's fast-rolling 29er wheels, 160mm RockShox fork, and Trek's exclusive RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft shock is a complete package. Smart spec, high-end suspension, and the burly Alpha Aluminum 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.

Specs

Frame Alpha Platinum Aluminum, ABP, Boost148, Knock Block steerer stop, EVO link, tapered head tube, Mino Link, Control Freak internal routing, down tube guard, ISCG 05, 150mm travel
Fork RockShox Yari RC, DebonAir, Motion Control RC damper, tapered steerer, Boost110, G2 Geometry w/51mm offset, 160mm travel
Headset Knock Block Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8? top, 1.5" bottom
Rear Shock RockShox Deluxe RT3, RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft 3-position damper, tuned by Trek Suspension Lab, 230x57.5mm
Axles Front: 110 x 15mm
Rear: 148 x 12mm
Rims/Wheels Bontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, 54T Rapid Drive, tubeless strips included, valves sold separately
Hubs Bontrager Disc
Spokes Stainless steel
Tires Bontrager XR4 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, 120tpi, aramid bead, 29x2.40"
Crankset Truvativ Descendant 6k Eagle DUB
Chainrings 32T Direct Mount
Bottom Bracket SRAM DUB Press Fit, 92mm
Chain SRAM GX Eagle
Rear Derailleur SRAM GX Eagle, Roller Bearing Clutch
Cassette/Rear Cogs SRAM XG-1275 Eagle, 10-50T, 12 speed
Shifters SRAM GX Eagle, 12 speed
Handlebars Bontrager Line, 35mm, 27.5mm rise, 780 width
Tape/Grips Bontrager XR Trail Elite, alloy lock-on
Stem Bontrager Line, Knock Block, 35mm clamp, 0 degree
Brake Levers SRAM Guide R hydraulic disc
Brakes SRAM Guide R hydraulic disc
Saddle Bontrager Arvada, hollow chromoly rails
Seat Post Bontrager Line, internal routing, 31.6mm, 15.5: 100mm, 17.5 & 18.5: 125mm, 19.5 & 21.5: 150mm

* Subject to change without notice.

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