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Old 04-18-08, 08:03 AM
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New Trek Session88.


Trek Session 88 DH - 8" of travel, uses the same 1-piece 'EVO link' as the '08 Fuel and Remedy lines, along with the now Trek-standard ABP axle pivot. Expect to pay around $5999 to get a bike that builds to a lovely 37lb.


Session 88 FR - indentical geometry to the DH version, but with a more freeride component build.


New brakes that we weren't meant to have seen yet. The Avid Elixir.


New Saint rear mech using a variation of Shadow technology. Notice the internal cable routing. Like the Remedy the Session 88 will pivot at the rear axle - what Trek calls 'Active Braking Pivot' or ABP.


E2 headtube flares from 1.125" to 1.5" for the best light weight / stiffness compromise..


Bontrager rads up the decals
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Trek is just a big evil company doing nothing for the sport!! How DARE they!!
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I like the ABP design. I think those bearings and bushings will take a lot of abuse in a downhill/ freeride environment, but I do like the design.
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I'd hit it.
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Looking good Trek!
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I actually lust after the DH version of this bike
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I can't wait to see the XC version.
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It's the EX at the moment. I wouldn't be suprised at all if we see an abp top fuel by interbike. The one I'm waiting for is the new all mountain rig from Fisher. Has the swing link of the hifi with the active braking pivot.
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Wait. Let me get my purse.
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Good thing it only costs pocket change... :/
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Originally Posted by Mr. Smashy View Post
New brakes that we weren't meant to have seen yet. The Avid Elixir.
And the funny thing is, there was no fluid in the lines, so you couldn't tell how they would feel, but the SRAM tent did have the Elixir's set up to give a squeeze, so I assume we were meant to see them....

The 88's are amazing in person, I'll post up my pics either tonight or tomorrow.

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Originally Posted by xcracer13 View Post
Main frames look VERY similar
Oh my god! Part of one bike looks similar to anothers! But nothing else on the bikes look similar! Holy cow!
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Those are some sweet looking bikes. Dang I haven't posted on here in awhile
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Wow, that looks freakin sweet. Something else i want money for now.....
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