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Trek Slash 8 27.5

Trek Slash 8 27.5

2016

Product Rating
 
5.0 stars
 (2 Reviews)
$3,499.99
$3,999.99
Dnister Black
17.5-inch
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2016 Trek Slash 8 27.5

Do you climb up to get rowdy on the downs? Trek's Slash 8 27.5 was made with you in mind. Trek's aluminum frame houses a tapered head tube, 142x12 ABP rear end, and Full Floater suspension linkage that pedals efficiently yet sucks up hits of all sizes at any speed. Up front, a Pike RC supplies a 130/160mm adjustable-travel that's matched to a 160mm Monarch RL DebonAir shock out back that offers coil-like plushness with the low weight and tunability of an air shock. The parts gracing this bad machine are just as rad. You've got SRAM 1x11 gearing for impeccable chain management and the right amount of gears, an internally routed KS dropper post, and a short Bontrager stem holding wide bars. Tubeless-ready, 27.5-inch Bonty wheels with fat tires and powerful SLX discs keep the ups manageable while maximizing the downs.

 
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    Specification Description
    Frame Trek Alpha Platinum Series aluminum w/Full Floater, E2, PF89.5, ABP, 160mm-travel
    Fork RockShox Pike RC, 15mm Maxle Ultimate, 130/160mm-travel
    Rear Shock RockShox Monarch RL DebonAir
    Rims/Wheels Bontrager Duster Elite, tubeless-ready
    Tires Bontrager XR4 Expert, 27.5 x 2.35
    Crankset SRAM GX 1000
    Chainrings 32T, X-Sync
    Front Derailleur SRAM X7
    Rear Derailleur SRAM GX1, Type 2
    Rear Cogs SRAM XG-1150, 11-speed: 10-42
    Shifters SRAM GX1
    Handlebars Bontrager Rhythm Elite
    Tape/Grips Bontrager Rhythm, dual lock-on
    Stem Bontrager Rhythm Comp
    Brake Levers Shimano SLX
    Brakes Shimano SLX hydraulic disc
    Saddle Bontrager Evoke 2
    Seatpost KS eThirty Integra dropper

    * Subject to change without notice.

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    Option Barcode Manufacturer's Part Number Vendor Number
    Dnister Black / 17.5-inch 00601479352739 523766 TRK-523766
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    5.0 stars

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    Pros

    • Fast 
    • Plush Feel 
    • Balanced Suspension 
    • Lightweight 
    • Stylish 

    Cons

    • Heavy 

    Best Uses

    • Free Riding 
    • Urban Biking 
    • Downhill 
    • Mountain Biking 
    • Racing 

    Reviewed by 2 customers

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    5.0

    Best mountain bike ever

    By Donalddeezy

    from Murrieta, ca

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Pros

    • Handles Well
    • Balanced Suspension
    • Plush Feel
    • Durable
    • Great Components

    Cons

    • Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Casual Riding
    • Free Riding
    • Downhill
    • Racing
    • Mountain Biking
    • Urban Biking

    Comments:

    This slash is not the lightest on the block but set up tubless, throw on a carbon stem and bar, upgrade the rear shock and bam you have an everyday machine that can handle anything you run it through. After all the upgrades that i just said you can get this bike down to just under 29lbs which is almost as light as its carbon frame setup, dont forget this bike can be light by changeing wheels

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    5.0

    One of the best bikes I have ever rode

    By Legitknight

    from Las Vegas

    About Me Advanced

    Pros

    • Great Shifting
    • Comfortable
    • Lightweight
    • Smooth Suspension
    • Stylish
    • Fast

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments:

        This is honestly the best bike I have ever had. There is nothing I didn't like about it.

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