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    2019 Trek Fuel ex 5 upgrades

    I was able to get a new Trek Fuel Ex 5 from a friend for nearly half off. This would be my first FS coming from a Santa Cruz Chameleon. I am thinking about upgrading the front RS Recon fork to a Fox 34. The groupset Deore I never really heard of. Im also thinking about upgrading to Eagle. Not sure if I need 12 speed but it would be purely about looks, i like the gold on the black frame. Will the wheels be compatible since thereís a 10 speed on there?

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    Wheels will need an xd freehub for sram eagle. Try to find a take off re-aktiv shock from another fuel ex. Supposed to be a step up from plain shock when it comes to pedal bob. Throw a dropper post on and you nearly have an 8.


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    If there is a 2x drivetrain on there it is probably a 2018. Buying a new fork and Ďgoldí eagle drivetrain will be pricey. Like $1000-$2000.


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