Trek Remedy 8 2021 GX

Trek Remedy 2021 GX

After owning a Specialized Camber Expert 2011 for nearly 9 years it was about time for a change! I ride plenty of local trails with a mix of uphill, downhill, dirt jumps, drop off’s, descents and everything in between. I also regularly visit trail centres such as Gisburn, Whinlatter, Hamsterley, Llandegla and plenty of other places that Wales & Scotland have to offer.

Bikes have changed quite a lot since my last purchase and I wanted a bigger hitting more capable bike based on the different types of riding I do. More travel, slacker head angle, bigger wheels, 1×12 blah blah blah.

The COVID pandemic was upon us so it was a going to be a struggle to find any bikes in stock but after a bit of shopping around I found that Trek Bicycle Sheffield Fox Valley had x2 Trek Remedy 8’s in stock so I organised a visit and went over. As soon as I saw the bike I was wowed! It just looked a beast compared to my old one! It looked beefy with it’s 27.5 / 2.6″ tires, wide bars and extra travel, it just looked like it could handle some abuse.

Took it out for a quick blast down the road and round the car park and was sold. £200 deposit and it was secured. Couple of weeks later I had managed to sell the Specialised and got the rest of the cash together to make a purchase. No better feeling than NBD!



Fork RockShox Lyrik Select+, DebonAir spring, Charger 2.1 RC damper, tapered steerer, 46 mm offset, Boost110, 15 mm Maxle Stealth, 160 mm travel
Shock RockShox Super Deluxe Select+, 230×57.5 mm
Max compatible fork travel 170mm


Wheel front Bontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15 mm thru axle
Hub front Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, alloy axle, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15 mm thru axle
Spokes DT Swiss Champion, J-Bend, Black
Tyre Bontrager XR4 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 27.5×2.60″
Bontrager XR5 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 27.5×2.60″
Tyre part Bontrager TLR sealant, 180 ml/6 oz
Bontrager TLR valve, 50 mm
Max tyre size Frame: 27.5×2.80″ Fork: See manufacturer


Shifter SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed
Rear derailleur SRAM GX Eagle
SRAM X1 Eagle, DUB, 30T steel ring, Boost, 175 mm length
Bottom bracket SRAM DUB, 92 mm, PressFit
Cassette SRAM Eagle XG-1275, 10-52, 12-speed
Chain SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed
Max. chainring size 36T


Saddle Bontrager Arvada, hollow chromoly rails, 138 mm width
Size: M, M/L, L, XL
Bontrager Line Dropper, 150mm travel, internal routing, 31.6 mm, 440mm length
Handlebar Bontrager Line, alloy, 35 mm, 27.5 mm rise, 820 mm width
Grips Bontrager XR Trail Pro, alloy lock-on
Stem Bontrager Line, 35 mm, Knock Block, 0-degree, 50 mm length
Brake SRAM Code R hydraulic disc
Brake rotor SRAM CenterLine, 6-bolt, round edge, 180 mm
SRAM CenterLine, 6-bolt, round edge, 200 mm


Weight 14.07 kg (with TLR sealant, no tubes)
Weight limit This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider and cargo) of 136 kg (300 lb).

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