Fast. Agile. Confident. Capable. That sums up Trek's Stache 8 perfectly. This bike gets down to business with 29-inch wheels and a 120mm Fox Float fork that dares anything to get in your way. Trek loaded the Platinum aluminum frame with all the marks of a fully legit trail bike like G2 trail geometry, E2 tapered head tube, ISCG05 mounts, dropper-post routing and a 142x12mm rear end. That rear end is enhanced by super short chainstays that make it rip through berms, dominate twisty trails and out-accelerate your crew. SRAM's X1 cranks power a wide-ranging 1x11 drivetrain. Tubeless-ready Bontrager wheels with fat tires are your landing gear and the Bonty components are as light as they are tough. The hardtail is back.
|Frame||Trek Alpha Platinum Series aluminum w/Gary Fisher G2 Geometry|
|Fork||Fox Evolution 32 Float CTD, 120mm-travel|
|Rims/Wheels||Bontrager Duster Elite, tubeless-ready|
|Hubs||Bontrager sealed cartidge bearing|
|Tires||Bontrager XR3 Expert, 29 x 2.3|
|Rear Derailleur||SRAM X1 Type 2|
|Rear Cogs||SRAM, 11-speed: 10-42|
|Handlebars||Bontrager Race Lite Low Riser|
|Tape/Grips||Bontrager Race Lite lock-on|
|Stem||Bontrager Rhythm Pro|
|Brake Levers||Shimano SLX|
|Brakes||Shimano SLX hydraulic disc|
|Saddle||Bontrager Evoke 3, Ti rails|
|Seatpost||Bontrager Rhythm Elite|
* Subject to change without notice.
|Option||Barcode||Manufacturer's Part Number||Store SKU|
|Starry Night Black/Volt Green / 17.5-inch||00768682960004||510317||STA35396107N|
|Starry Night Black/Volt Green / 19-inch||00768682960011||510318||STA34388866N|
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This could be the perfect hardtail. Sure there are lighter bikes out there but that's not the game here. If you are looking for a great all-around'er you have found it! Great spec out of the box. Throw some pedals on it and go have fun.
On my first run on the stache 8 I knew this bike would be good. Thrilled about the climbing, excellent feel and steering, great trail bike. On the down hill sections I felt very confident. I can't give five stars due to tires! Packed full of mud and don't clean out easy..not a fan of Treks offering for tires. I'm on the fence about the SLX breaks and I don't like the levers they feel cheap IMO. Overall great bike. If your looking for a serious HT give the Stache a test run..