It's right for you if...
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.
The tech you get
An ultra-lightweight, full OCLV Mountain Carbon frame with 60mm of travel, a 100mm 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 drivetrain with carbon cranks, and Bontrager Kovee Pro 30 carbon wheels with 108-tooth Rapid Drive rear hub for instant engagement.
The final word
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.
favorite_borderWhy you'll love it
- 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 tire support so you can run lower pressure and get more traction
- The OCLV Carbon RSL integrated bar/stem is ultralight, ultra-comfortable, and it looks awesome
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 60mm of rear wheel travel. This design offers a unique blend of efficiency, traction, and fatigue-fighting compliance that keeps racers fresh and in control.
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.
Carbon Care Wheel Loyalty Programme
Every set of Bontrager carbon wheels is backed by the Carbon Care Wheel Loyalty Programme. In the unlikely event that you damage your Bontrager carbon wheels within the first two years of ownership, we’ll repair or replace them for free.
Water bottle capacity
Space for two water bottles makes it easier to stay hydrated on long days.
*spec applies to all sizes unless otherwise noted
|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, remote lockout, tapered steerer, 44 mm offset, Boost110, 15 mm Kabolt axle, 100 mm travel|
|Shock||Trek IsoStrut, Fox Performance shock, air spring, DPS 2-position remote damper, 235mm x 32.5mm|
|Suspension lever||Fox 2-position dual lockout lever|
|Max compatible fork travel||120mm (531mm axle-to-crown)|
|Wheel front||Bontrager Kovee Pro 30 Carbon, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost 110, 15 mm thru axle|
|Wheel rear||Bontrager Kovee Pro 30, OCLV Mountain Carbon, Tubeless Ready, Rapid Drive 108, XD Driver, 6-bolt, Boost148, 12 mm thru axle|
|Skewer rear||Bontrager Switch thru-axle, removable lever|
|Rim||Bontrager Kovee Pro 30, OCLV Mountain Carbon, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle|
|Tire||Bontrager XR2 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewall, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29x2.20''|
|Tire part||Bontrager TLR sealant, 180 ml/6 oz|
|Rim strip||Bontrager TLR|
|Max tire size||Frame: 29x2.20" Fork: See manufacturer|
|Shifter||SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed|
|Rear derailleur||SRAM GX Eagle|
SRAM GX Eagle Carbon, DUB, 32T alloy ring, Boost, 170mm length
M, M/L, L, XL
SRAM GX Eagle Carbon, DUB, 32T alloy ring, Boost (52 mm chain line), 175mm 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 P3 Verse Elite, stainless steel rails, 145 mm width|
Bontrager Pro, OCLV Carbon, 31.6mm, 0mm offset, 330mm length
M, M/L, L, XL
Bontrager Pro, OCLV Carbon, 31.6mm, 0mm offset, 400mm length
|*Integrated Bar Stem||
Bontrager RSL Integrated handlebar/stem, OCLV Carbon, 0 mm handlebar rise, 750 mm width, -13-degree stem rise, 70mm length
Bontrager RSL Integrated handlebar/stem, OCLV Carbon, 0 mm handlebar rise, 750 mm width, -13-degree stem rise, 80mm length
Bontrager RSL Integrated handlebar/stem, OCLV Carbon, 0 mm handlebar rise, 750 mm width, -13-degree stem rise, 90 mm length
|Headset||Knock Block Integrated, 62-degree radius, cartridge bearing, 1-1/8'' top, 1.5'' bottom|
|Brake||SRAM Level TLM hydraulic disc|
S, M, M/L, L, XL
SRAM CenterLine, 6-bolt, round-edge, 160mm
S, M, M/L, L, XL
SRAM CenterLine, 6-bolt, round edge, 180 mm
|Rotor size||Max brake rotor sizes: 180mm front, 160mm rear|
|Weight||M - 10.45 kg / 23.04 lbs (with TLR sealant, no tubes)|
|Weight limit||This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider, and cargo) of 300 pounds (136 kg).|
Sizing & Tech
The charts below show our recommended sizes based on height, but there are some other factors, like arm and leg length, that determine a great fit. That’s why you’ll see some overlap in our recommendations. Not every rider who’s 5´8˝, for example, will fit on the same size bike. The best way to find your perfect fit is to consult the experts at your local retailer.
All measurements provided in cm unless otherwise stated.
|Frame size number||Frame size letter||Wheel size||A — Seat tube||B — Seat tube angle||Effective seat tube angle||C — Head tube length||D — Head angle||E — Effective top tube||F — Bottom bracket height||G — Bottom bracket drop||H — Chainstay length||I — Offset||J — Trail||K — Wheelbase||L — Standover||M — Frame reach||N — Frame stack|