Fuel EX 5 Women's is the ideal entryway to full suspension trail bikes. It features exclusive suspension tech built around a value-driven aluminum mountain bike frame designed for women, 130mm of rear suspension travel, 27.5-inch mid-fat tires for stability and incredible traction, and a dependable Shimano 1x10 drivetrain.
It's right for you if...
You want a ride that's sure-footed, capable, and responsive so you can stay in control no matter where you're riding. You prefer the fit and feel of a women's mountain bike, and want dependable parts, versatility, and confidence-inspiring 27.5-inch mid-fat wheels at a great value.
The tech you get
A lightweight Alpha Platinum Aluminum frame with a lower standover height on the 14-inch and 15.5-inch frame sizes, a saddle designed specifically for women, narrower bars for a better fit and more control, and 27.5+ tires for traction on rugged trails. Plus, Boost148/110 hub spacing for added strength and tire clearance, a durable 1x10 Shimano drivetrain, and fully adjustable RockShox air suspension.
The final word
If you want full suspension performance without the full suspension price tag, Fuel EX 5 Women's is it. Women's specific touchpoints, 130mm of travel, advanced suspension tech, and a Shimano 1x10 drivetrain make for an ideal intro to the world of full suspension trail riding.
Why you'll love it
1 - Unrelenting confidence: this bike lets you ride sections you never thought you'd be able to clean
2 - It's great for riders who don't want to do just one kind of mountain biking, but want to do explore everything from XC marathons to epic descents
|Frame||Alpha Platinum Aluminum, ABP, Boost148, Knock Block steerer stop, Full Floater, EVO link, tapered head tube, Mino Link, Control Freak internal routing, down tube guard, PF92, ISCG 05, G2 Geometry, 130mm travel (lower standover on 14-inch and 15.5-inch sizes)|
|Fork||RockShox Recon RL, Solo Air spring, Motion Control damper, tapered steerer, G2 Geometry w/51mm offset, Boost110, 140mm travel (14-inch & 15.5-inch: 120mm travel)|
|Headset||Knock Block Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, 1-1/8-inch top, 1.5-inch bottom|
|Rear Shock||RockShox Deluxe RL, 210x52.5mm|
Front: 15 x 110mm
Rear: 12 x 148mm
|Rims/Wheels||Alex MD35, 32-hole double-walled, tubeless strips and valves sold separately|
Front: Bontrager Boost110
Rear: Bontrager sealed bearing alloy axle, Boost148
|Tires||Schwalbe Nobby Nic Performance, Tubeless Ready, 27.5x2.80|
|Crankset||Race Face Ride|
|Chainrings||30T Cinch (direct mount)|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano Deore M6000, Shadow Plus|
|Cassette/Rear Cogs||SunRace, 11-42, 10 speed|
|Shifters||Shimano Deore M6000, 10 speed|
|Handlebars||Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 15mm rise, 720mm width|
|Tape/Grips||Bontrager XR Trail Comp, nylon lock-on|
|Stem||Bontrager Rhythm Comp, 31.8mm clamp, 0 degree|
|Brakes||Shimano MT200 hydraulic disc|
|Seat Post||Bontrager alloy, 2-bolt head, 31.6mm, 12mm offset|
* Subject to change without notice.