The Trek Stache 5 2019 [Review]

Reviewed by Pedallers

Last Updated on March 21, 2022

Stache 5

The Trek Stache 5 2019 Review

The Trek Stache 5 is a non-conventional bike. Featuring a burly fork and 29 plus wheels, riders need not despair as this trek bike comes with an amazing suspension to keep them in one piece at all times. With 29+ tires at its base, aluminum frame for support, the trek stache 5 makes an agile bike with impressive traction on all kinds of terrain. More to this, Trek Stache 5 delivers on all fronts, whether riders find themselves on a mountain trail, or gravel, they are assured a smooth transit at all times.


The alpha platinum aluminium frame

With its alpha aluminum frame, Trek Stache 5 makes a lightweight bike that manages to maintain stiffness and compliance, especially when it travels over challenging terrain. To further impress any rider at its helm, the alpha platinum frame comes with interesting features like an elevated mid-stay, a tapered head tube, stranglehold dropouts and a smooth rolling g2 geometry. Trek Stache 5 ends up being a sturdy machine with a solid reputation for taking on any terrain.

Hydraulic Disc Brakes

Trek Stache 5 comes equipped with the Shimano hydraulic disc brakes. Providing a reliable braking performance at all times, the brakes on Trek Stache 5 is tuned to give riders absolute control in all circumstances. It features a light and catchy design that is ideally located even for smaller hands. Setting a standard for high performance, Trek Stache 5 comes with a very reliable brake system geared for precise performance in all terrains. 

Bontrager 29+ Tires

The Bontrager 29+ tires that come with this bike are capable tires that exert a firm grip while rolling over any terrain. These tires reign supreme over any terrain. Packing sufficient volume and traction, the Bontrager 29+ tires has a more improved floatation that can travel easily over sand, stone, or whatever any terrain has to offer. In addition, Trek Stache 5 casts biking in a new light, and riders can comfortably ride without a faint air of worry as the Bontrager 29+ tires keep them afloat at all times.

See specifications


Frame: Alpha aluminum series, g2 geometry, stranglehold dropouts, mid-stay, E2 tapered head tube, mid-stay, boost 142.

Fork: manitou machete 32 comp, ABS damper, 120mm travel, g2 geometry, boost 110, air spring 

Tires: Bontrager chupacabara, Tubeless ready, 29+ 

Chain: KMC X-10

Cassette: Shimano HG-50

Saddle: Bontrager Arvada

Brakes: the Shimano MT-200 hydraulic disc brakes

Crank: FSA Gamma PRO

Front hub: Bontrager alloy hub

Rear hubs: Boost 148, Bontrager sealed bearing alloy axle

Grips: Bontrager XR trail comp

Rear derailleur: Shimano Deore M6000

Stem: Bontrager rhythm comp

Bottom bracket: Pf92

Seat post: Dropper post, internal routing system.

  • Trek Stache 5 comes with a good suspension system that delivers on all terrains
  • It has massive Bontrager 29+ tires that provide impressive performance at all times
  • It features a hydraulic disc brake that delivers a dominant braking power when called upon.
  • Its frame designs make it somewhat heavy


What are the benefits of its 29er tires?

Providing massive clearance, the 29+ tires are burly tires that are sure to make an impression on any terrain. They provide good traction and have innovative designs to ease riders’ commute.

Is the aluminum frame better than the carbon frame for this bike?

For a bike designed to roll over anything, a supportive frame that can climb over anything is expected. The aluminum series are known to possess a firm structure, thus making it the idea pick for Trek bikes.


When rides get tough, and terrains appear intimidating, riders should not despair. Trek Stache 5 is designed to instill confidence, and its impressive array of features makes it a king over all terrains. A massive 29+ tires known for cruising over anything, an aluminum frame, impressive hydraulic disc brake for effective control at all times, put this versatile machine in the heart of all riders.

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