2019 Top Fuel 8Top Fuel 8 is a high-performance, high-value full-suspension cross-country mountain bike. It’s built for speed and efficiency in rough singletrack and XC races. A lightweight Alpha Aluminium frame, a 1×12 drivetrain and Tubeless Ready wheels make it a great choice for new racers, fast singletrack riders and anyone who wants to ride fast on trails without breaking the bank.
- The Top Fuel 8 gets you into the world of fast XC riding and racing at great value
- More than fast, it’s also capable: The Top Fuel 8 is great for racing and can double as a light trail bike on more rugged terrain
- TwistLoc simultaneously locks out front and rear shocks for climbs and sprints with the simple Grip Shift-like motion
- Internal cable routing opens the door for upgrades like a dropper post
It’s right for you if…
You’re new to XC mountain biking and want the speed and efficiency of a full-suspension bike. Or, you want an upgrade in performance over your hardtail and want a serious amount of smart racer spec for your money.
The tech you get
A lightweight Alpha Platinum Aluminium frame, a 100 mm RockShox Recon RL fork, FOX rear shock and a TwistLoc dual remote suspension lockout. Plus, a 1×12 SRAM NX Eagle drivetrain, Shimano MT500 hydraulic disc brakes and Boost148/110 Tubeless Ready Bontrager Kovee Comp 23 wheels.
The final word
The Top Fuel 8 is a performance full-suspension XC bike at great value. A lightweight aluminium frame, a great suspension package and a solid parts group add up to a fast ride that can’t be beaten for this price.