Here we have the Top Fuel, Trek's full-sus cross country race
champion, tricked out in a special Project One colour scheme and
with some nicely judged upgrades.
This is the "Frequency" paint, glowing brilliantly against the
autumnal colours, in black and "radioactive orange".
Fox Factory suspension, with its distinctive golden Kashima
coating, provides real race-proven performance and zero
The Kovee XXX wheelset features wide but lightweight carbon rims
designed for serious traction and allowing lower pressures, all
without excess weight - and built onto super-reliable and precision
engineered DT Swiss 240S hubs.
Bontrager's own Line dropper post also makes an appearance.
We're seeing more and more XC riders moving to dropper posts as the
weight comes down and the performance improves. Bontrager's is one
of the best.
Equally up to date is the 35mm bar and stem. As XC bikes become
more and more capable, and courses become more extreme, the added
stiffness and control is starting to become popular with a broader
range of riders.
The XT Di2 1x gruppo keeps things smooth, simple and reliable,
with all the info - and controls - you need right at your
photos by Bobby Whittaker