Trek Reviews and News


First Look: 2015 Trek Slash Carbon 27.5

The Trek Slash line expands its versatile and capable All Mountain bruiser with carbon frames and innovative spec.

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Contest: Trek Remedy 27.5- or Fuel EX 29-inch Frameset Giveaway – Round 4

Enter the Trek Remedy 27.5″ or Fuel EX 29″ Frameset Giveaway – Round 4! Winner’s choice of which frameset, either way you can’t go wrong.

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First Look: RockShox Monarchs now available for Trek and Specialized bikes

Rockshox makes the Monarch and Monarch Plus shocks available for select Trek and Specialized bikes and we get to try it first-hand on our local trails with the Trek Fuel EX 29.

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Contest: Trek Remedy 27.5- or Fuel EX 29-inch Frameset Giveaway – Round 3

Enter the Trek Remedy 27.5″ or Fuel EX 29″ Frameset Giveaway – Round 3! Winner’s choice of which frameset, either way you can’t go wrong.

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First Look: Trek Fuel EX 27.5 with RE:aktiv suspension

Trek follows up the Fuel 29er with a playful Fuel EX with 27.5 wheels. And they worked with Penske Racing to develop a rear shock that strives to be the best pedaling rear shock available.

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First Look: Trek Slash 9

The Trek Slash 9 is a burly All Mountain bike with 160mm of travel, adjustable Talas front travel and a Mino Link for adjustable geometry.

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Mtbr Cribs: At home with Trek enduro star Ross Schnell

Mtbr gets an inside look at the home base of former Downieville Classic and singlespeed world champion Ross Schnell.

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Video: Trek’s Emily Batty recaps season’s first two XC World Cups

Trek’s Emily Batty is as personable as she is fast—which is to say VERY. See what the young Canadian has to say about the 2014 XC World Cup as it heads to the Czech Republic.

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Contest: Trek Remedy 27.5- or Fuel EX 29-inch Frameset Giveaway – Round 2

Enter the Trek Remedy 27.5″ or Fuel EX 29″ Frameset Giveaway – Round 2! Winner’s choice of which frameset, either way you can’t go wrong.

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Daily coverage from the 2014 Sea Otter Classic Day 4

Welcome to Day 4 of Mtbr’s daily coverage of the 2014 Sea Otter Classic. We’ll be continually updating this page with photos and beta on all the latest in mountain bike technology.

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Contest: Trek Remedy 27.5″ or Fuel EX 29″ Frameset Giveaway

Enter the Trek Remedy 27.5″ or Fuel EX 29″ Frameset Giveaway! Winner’s choice of which frameset, either way you can’t go wrong.

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Compare-O Bottom Line: Trek Remedy 9.8 27.5/650b a gateway to long-travel bliss

The new 27.5-inch wheel version of Trek’s venerable Remedy 9.8 delivers just the right dose of travel and performance for the XC rider looking to go bigger.

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Hot News: Trek now testing 27.5 for downhill racing with new Session 650b bike

One of the superpowers of downhill racing, Trek Bicycles revealed today that they are now testing the capabilities of the 27.5 wheel size, which has been the domain of the proven 26er wheel size.

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Compare-O First Look: Trek Remedy 9.8 27.5

Trek boots 26-inch hoops in favor of 27.5s on the all-new 2014 Trek Remedy 9.8. Dressed in premium Bontranger componentry, their full-carbon, 140mm-travel flagship is looking leaner, meaner and readier than ever.

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Trek Re-Ups Sponsorship with Dirt Series Mountain Bike Camps

Trek helps the ladies keep it rad, renewing sponsorship of Dirt Series Mountain Bike Camps.

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2014 Trek Dirt Series Mountain Bike Skills Camp

One of the greatest things you can do for your riding is get some lessons. The vast majority of us are not born with mountain bike cornering and descending skills. Trek Dirt Series has mastered the art of teaching these skills to women and they offer camps for men now too.

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Feature: Former Trek Exec Seeking New Ride as Wisconsin Governor

Touting job growth, economic development, and a spirit of pragmatic cooperation, former Trek Bicycle Corporation executive Mary Burke officially threw her helmet in the ring for the 2014 Wisconsin governor’s race.

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Tested: Trek Fuel EX 29 – Project One Bike Arrives

Trek read our minds as they invited us out to Sedona to try out their new Trek Fuel EX 29 for a few days in some of the most challenging terrain available. The Trek Fuel 29 has big wheels and all the refinements of the 26er version.

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Revealed: Trek Remedy and Slash 27.5/650b

The next wave of Trek mountain bikes is here with announcement of the Remedy Aluminum, Remedy Carbon and Slash Aluminum models using the 27.5 wheel size.

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Tested: 2014 Trek Remedy 29er with 140mm of Travel

Trek’s Remedy 29 is a very capable descender with big wheels and 140mm of rear-wheel travel. But is it an agile handler and able climber as well?

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Poll: Help Mtbr Pick the Next Trek Test Bike

Trek wants to send us a test bike but mix things up, they gave us the Trek Project One url and said “Create your own test bike!” Ok, that could be a blessing or a curse because now we have to choose between a million bike configurations and color options.

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Just In: Trek Project One Custom Mountain Bikes Now Available

Trek Project One now allows the mountain biker to spec their dream bike all the way from custom colors and graphics to rotor sizes. More than a million bike permutations are possible with the Project One custom bike builder.

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Review: 2013 Trek Superfly 100

Trek sought out to drop a full pound from their already lightweight Superfly 100. They wanted to maintain all stiffness numbers to build a worthy race bike. Did they succeed?

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Sam Schultz and His 2013 Trek Superfly 100 SL 29er Racing Machine

Trek Factory Racing team member Sam Schultz, the current US National XC Mountain Bike Champion and a 2012 London Olympian, shows off his completely redesigned 2013 Superfly 100 SL XC 29er.

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Review: Trek Stache 8 – Rally 29er Hardtail

Here comes the Trek Stache  with its short stays, slack head angle, dropper post eagerness. It is like a trail dog inviting you to play in the forest.

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