Trek Full-Suspension Mountain Bike Buyer's Guide
Trek offers a wide range of full-suspension mountain bikes built to dominate the toughest terrain. Explore this comprehensive guide to Trek’s XC and enduro racers, downhill models, and versatile trail bikes.
What are Trek Full-Suspension MTBs?
Trek full-suspension mountain bikes include both a front suspension fork and rear shock for ultimate trail capabilities. Extra shock absorption not only makes the ride more comfortable, but also allows riders to have more control over large obstacles. These advantages let mountain bikers carry more speed downhill or through XC race circuits.
If your riding style frequently lands you in the steep-and-chunky, a full-suspension setup is the way to go. And if full-suspension isn’t your thing, you can browse our wide range of Trek bikes available online or in-store.
Which Trek Mountain Bikes are Full-Suspension?
Trek Top Fuel
Highlights: Front: 120mm, Rear: 120mm, Wheels: 29”, Style: XC/Trail
Highlights: Front: 100mm, Rear: 60mm, Wheels: 29”, Frame: Carbon, Style: XC
Highlights: Front: 160mm, Rear: 150mm, Wheels: 29”, Style: Enduro/DH
Highlights: Front: 160mm, Rear: 150mm, Wheels: 27.5”, Frame: Carbon or aluminum, Style: Enduro/trail
Trek Fuel EX
Highlights: Front: 140mm, Rear: 130mm, Wheels: 29” (27.5” on XS/S frames), Frame: Carbon or aluminum, Style: Trail
Highlights: Front: 190mm (29”) or 200” (27.5”), Rear: 190mm (29”) or 200mm (27.5”), Wheels: 29” (27.5” compatible), Frame: Carbon or aluminum, Style: Downhill
Highlights: Front: 120mm, Rear: 100mm, Wheels: 29” (27.5” on XS/S), Motor: Bosch, Style: eMTB/XC
Highlights: Front: 160mm, Rear: 150mm, Wheels: 29”, Motor: Bosch, Style: eMTB/Enduro
Highlights: Front: 120mm, Rear: 60mm, Wheels: 29”, Motor: Fazua, Style: eMTB/Enduro
Trek Full-Suspension MTB Size Chart
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Trek Full-Suspension Mountain Bike FAQs
Is a mountain bike better with full suspension?
Not necessarily— full-suspension bikes are designed for harder-hitting terrain with big bumps and high-speed descents whereas hardtail models ride better on flatter terrain.
Can you ride a full suspension mountain bike on the road?
You can ride a full-suspension Trek mountain bike just about anywhere, but keep in mind that its extra weight and plush amount of travel will slow you down on the road.
Is Trek a good MTB brand?
Yes, Trek is one of the largest bike manufacturers in the world and outfits numerous professional World Tour cycling teams with their innovative bikes and components.
Is a full suspension bike good?
Full-suspension mountain bikes are great choices for riding trails with big obstacles, fast descents, or thrilling jumps. The extra shock absorption keeps the bike under control and allows riders to carry more speed over technical terrain.