Trek Reviews and News


Trek Fuel EX 27.5 Plus joins wide wheel fray

Trek’s beloved Fuel EX is now available in plus sized trims. In addition to larger volume tires, the frame also received frame and suspension changes.

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Trek Farley EX full suspension fat bike

Fat bikes may have been introduced for winter riding, but new full suspension models like the Farley EX are designed for year-round adventures.

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2016 Trek Dirt Series schedule

North America’s first, longest-running and leading women’s mountain bike camp, the Trek Dirt Series, launched registration for 2016 onMarch 1 and has already seen 500 participants sign up.

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Trek Farley 9.8 fat bike review

With an actual weight of 23.9 pounds (size medium) and a $4700 price tag, it’s clear Trek’s top-of-the-line Farley 9.8 fat bike is no lumbering giant. But is that thoroughbred pedigree enough to justify the price?

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2016′s Hottest Fat Bikes – Part 1

From lightweight racers, to budget friendly cruisers, to do-it-all rigs, these are the fat bikes you need to know about.

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Best new mountain bikes of 2015

The Mtbr staff has ridden everything from electric assist fat bikes to ultra light cross-country whippets this past year. But which ones made our Best of 2015 list?

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Top Ten Most Popular MTBR Articles of 2015

A look back at some of the most viewed articles and features of the year including flat pedals, affordable bikes. lights, armor, Specialized, Trek and more.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: For the crazy competitive cross-country racer

If low weight, speed and efficiency are what matters most, these 10 gifts should be on your holiday shopping list.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: The best kid’s bikes and gear

For the little biker on your holiday shopping list, here are 15 great gift ideas ranging from balance bikes, fat bikes, and BMX bikes, to helmets, jerseys, and hydration packs.

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The Athertons leave GT, join Trek Factory Racing Team

After a successful tenure at GT bikes, the Atherton family (along with up and coming racer Taylor Vernon) have signed a new three year contract to race for Trek.

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Round up: Best value mountain bikes under $1000

27 interesting options for the entry level rider on a tight budget from brands like Trek, Specialized, Giant, Cannondale, GT, BMC, Scott, Rocky, KHS, Kona, Marin and more.

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First Look: Trek Fuel EX Jr kids trail bike

Trek harnessed all its design, manufacturing and suspension expertise to design a bike for kids, using the 26-inch platform and designing geometry and suspension valving specifically for kids from 4’4″ to 5′ tall.

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Review: Trek Stache 9

With its big, meaty Bontrager tires, nimble hardtail design with stubby 420mm chainstays, and attractive $3700 price tag, is the Stache 9 an affordable alternative to a full-suspension trail bike?

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First Ride Review: Trek Pro Caliber 9.9 29er XC bike

Sub-20 pounds right out of the box, this race-ready bike needs no upgrades. But how does the Isospeed decoupler handle bumps large and small?

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News: Trek to start selling bikes online

Trek has fired the opening shot in the evolving retail wars as they unveiled the first revision of their Consumer Direct model. Consumers can buy bikes online and pick it up at a local retailer. Components and accessories can be shipped directly to the consumer.

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Trek Procaliber SL, Top Fuel and Fuel EX 29 revamped

Turning its focus on its cross-country racing bikes, Trek made some significant changes to its XC line. Most notable is the introduction of the Isospeed coupler in to the Procaliber hardtail line.

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First Ride Review: 2015 Trek Stache 9

Not too fat, not too thin, the Angry Singlespeeder thinks Trek’s new Stache is just right. Check out his first ride review.

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Sea Otter: Manufacturers putting real resources into kids bikes

Sea Otter Classic reveals growth in pint-sized mountain bikes designed with geometry and components made just for junior.

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Sea Otter: Cross-country race bike round up

With full-suspension, short-travel cross country bikes weighing in lighter than ever, and pedaling with near-hardtail efficiency, we’re seeing pro racers and weekend warriors alike choose the extra squish. Here are some the newest choices coming into the market.

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Review: Trek Superfly SS singlespeed 29er

The Angry Singlespeeder puts Trek’s budget-friendly one-gear bike through its paces. See if he was still angry at the end of his ride.

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Photo Gallery: Bikes of the Global Fat Bike Summit

See what was on display at this gathering of all things fat in Jackson, Wyoming.

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Bike Review: 2015 Trek Lush Carbon 27.5

The 2015 Trek Lush Carbon 27.5 features all-new, women’s only tech and it’s dressed to impress.

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Featured: Trek Fuel EX 7 29

The Trek Fuel EX 7 is a contender with its very capable Fuel lineage and reasonable $2,629 price.

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In the Queue: A look at what’s new in Mtbr’s review hopper

In the Queue: Mtbr’s new weekly look at gear we’re testing, staring with product from Trek, American Classic, Absolute Black, Gates Carbon Drive, Magellan, Cleary and more.

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Race: 2014 Taxco Urban Downhill bike check

Race Coverage: On the eve of the Taxco Urban Downhill Race, Jon Buckell shows us his specially-prepped Santa Cruz V10 and the bikes of some of his competitors.

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