Trek Session 8 27.5 review

Trek Session 8 27.5 review

While Trek's top-end Sessions had a complete redesign for 2018, this budget model uses a frame carried over from previous years. It’s a design that’s enjoyed huge success on the World Cup circuit, but how has it stood the test of time? The new Yeti SB130 is a trail bike with enduro attitude Commencal Furious Essential review Trek Session 8 27.5 frame Trek’s ABP (Active Braking Pivot) suspension system is essentially a single-pivot with linkage-driven shock design, except it uses a rear-axle pivot to reduce the effect of braking on the suspension action. The shock is compressed between the upper rocker link and the forward tips of the chainstays. Trek calls this set-up ‘Full Floater’ and uses it to tweak the leverage curve so that the Session provides 210mm of slightly progressive travel. A ‘Mino Link’ chip allows the bottom-bracket height to be adjusted by 10mm and the head angle ...

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