Supercaliber 9.8 is a cross country race bike developed for podium-topping World Cup speed. Its category-defining set-up features our exclusive IsoStrut integrated shock and a lightweight FOX fork for a capable ride that's flat-out fast and soaks up technical terrain.
You want to ride what the pros ride and you want to win. You?re looking for a bike that's built for shocking speed and capability on even the hardest cross country courses, and comes decked out with light, fast upgrades on everything from the fork to the drivetrain.
An ultra-lightweight, full OCLV Mountain Carbon frame with 60 mm of travel, a 100 mm FOX Performance 32 Step-Cast fork and Trek's exclusive IsoStrut FOX Performance shock designed specifically for Supercaliber. Plus, dual remote suspension lockout, a SRAM GX Eagle 1x12 drive train with carbon cranks and Bontrager Kovee Pro 30 carbon wheels with 54-tooth Rapid Drive rear hub for fast engagement.
Supercaliber 9.8 is an efficient and capable cross-country race bike trimmed with an upgraded, high-performance parts spec. It's everything you love about a hardtail plus the added capability of IsoStrut ? our exclusive integrated shock.
- Supercaliber is a World Cup-worthy bike that?s quick, capable of soaring through techy terrain and nearly as light as a hardtail
- Our exclusive IsoStrut shock provides tunable, damped suspension for a smooth and efficient ride
- Pivotless seat stays save on weight and actively bend to help soak up trail chatter
- Wider Kovee Pro 30 wheels provide better tyre support so you can run lower pressure and get more traction
Nothing else like it
Supercaliber?s unique frame design ditches traditional suspension hardware so there?s less weight, less maintenance and less lateral flex. IsoStrut connects the mainframe to the pivot-less seat stays to offer about 60 mm of rear wheel travel. This design offers a unique blend of efficiency, traction and fatigue-fighting compliance that keeps racers fresh and in control.
IsoStrut integrated suspension gives you just enough travel to stay in control. It's fully tunable like a standard rear shock, but without the weight penalty of a full suspension bike.
OCLV Mountain Carbon
Trek's mountain-specific carbon is engineered to withstand the extreme demands of off-road racing. Advanced analysis allows our designers to create a frame with the best blend of light weight, responsiveness and just enough compliance in the seat stays to eliminate the need for a heavy rear pivot system.
Straight Shot w/Knock Block
Trek's Straight Shot frame design optimises the stiffness-to-weight ratio for a more responsive ride. You'll be able to push harder and stay more planted on your line when the going gets rough.
|Frame||OCLV Mountain Carbon main frame & stays, IsoStrut, tapered head tube, Knock Block, Control Freak internal routing, Boost148, 60mm travel|
|Fork||Fox Performance 32 Step-Cast, Float EVOL air spring, GRIP 2-position damper, dual remote,|
|Head Set||Knock Block Integrated, cartridge bearing, 1-1/8'' top, 1.5'|
|Stem||Bontrager Kovee Pro, 35mm, Knock Block, Blendr compatible, 1|
|Handle Bars||Bontrager Kovee Pro, OCLV Carbon, 35mm, 5mm rise|
|Brakes||Shimano Deore XT M8100 hydraulic disc|
|Tyres||Bontrager XR2 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewall, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29x2.20|
|Rear Derailleur||SRAM GX Eagle|
|Shift Levers||SRAM GX Eagle, 12 speed|
|Cassette||SRAM XG-1275 Eagle, 10-52, 12 speed|
|CrankSet||SRAM GX1 Eagle Carbon, DUB, 32T alloy ring, Boost|
|Bottom Bracket||SRAM DUB, 92mm, PressFit|
|Front Tyre||Bontrager XR2 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewall, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29x2.20|
|Rear Tyre||Bontrager XR2 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewall, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29x2.20|
|Saddle||Bontrager Montrose Elite, titanium rails, 138mm width|
|Seat Post||Bontrager Pro, OCLV Carbon, 31.6mm, 0mm offset|
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