Top Fuel 9.7 is a quick and nimble full suspension carbon mountain bike that fuses the flat-out speed of a cross country bike with the trail-munching appetite of a trail bike. It lets you fly up climbs, hammer through flat sections, and keep on truckin’ on rough descents.
It’s right for you if…
You’re looking for a do-it-all full suspension mountain bike that’s efficient and fast yet capable of hitting some bigger stuff. You want the performance boost of a carbon frame, and you plan to put this bike through its paces on every style of trail, from flowy to techy.
The tech you get
A light and stiff full carbon frame, 120mm RockShox Reba RL fork, 115mm of rear travel with a FOX Performance Float shock, and a 1×12 SRAM NX Eagle drivetrain. Plus, RockShox TwistLoc Full Sprint dual remote suspension lockout, a Bontrager Line Dropper, and Tubeless Ready Bontrager Kovee Comp 23 wheels.
The final word
Top Fuel 9.7 is an efficient and capable down country bike that’s at home on technical trails and XC courses. What sets this model apart is the lightweight carbon frame and solid parts spec that make for great performance at a great value.