It’s right for you if…
You’re looking for a do-it-all full suspension mountain bike that balances efficiency with capability. You want to rip rough trails, do a couple XC races, and even test yourself with an endurance or stage race.
The tech you get
A lightweight Alpha Platinum Aluminum frame, 120mm RockShox Recon RL fork with Motion Control damper, 115mm of rear travel with a Fox Performance Float shock, and a 1×12 SRAM NX Eagle drivetrain. Plus, Shimano hydraulic disc brakes, TwistLoc dual remote suspension lockout, Bontrager Line Dropper, and Tubeless Ready Bontrager Kovee Comp 23 wheels.
The final word
Top Fuel 8 is an efficient, capable, and ridiculously fun short-travel full suspension trail bike. It’s built to take on technical terrain, flowy XC courses, and the demands of endurance mountain bike races.
Why you’ll love it
- This short-travel trail bike gives you a suspension setup that’s capable in several MTB disciplines, and especially suited to endurance events
- TwistLoc simultaneously locks out front and rear shocks for climbs and sprints with the simple Grip Shift-like motion
- Mino Link lets you make small adjustments to your geometry quickly and easily, even mid-ride
- You get a Straight Shot down tube for extra stiffness in the rough and Knock Block frame defense to protect against spinning bars and fork crowns