It's right for you if...
You're an all-mountain junkie who lives for the fun only a long travel trail bike can deliver. You love carving descents and throwing down style on new lines, and you want the best 27.5" bike you can get.
The tech you get
A lightweight full OCLV Mountain Carbon frame, a FOX Performance 38 Float 160mm fork, and 150mm of rear travel with a Fox Performance Elite Float X shock that offers loads of adjustability and tuning options. Plus, a SRAM GX Eagle 1x12 drivetrain with leg-saving lower climbing gears, Bontrager Line Elite 30 carbon wheels that are already completely tubeless ready, including sealant, powerful 4-piston brakes, a carbon handlebar, and a Bontrager Line Elite dropper.
The final word
Remedy 9.8 is a carbon long travel bike with amazing suspension and a solid parts group that's light enough to stay quick on climbs. It's a perfect all-around trail bike for riders who love smashing berms and post-ride beers.
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- Remedy 9.8 plows through the gnarly stuff, but still likes getting loose on jumps and berms
- You’ll fade before the Fox Performance Elite Float X shock does—it's built to help you squeeze the most out of long, gnarly descents
- The FOX Performance 38 fork's stiffer stanchions help you stay on your line through chunky descents, while the GRIP2 damper lets you dial in the feel
- Mino Link lets you make small adjustments to your geometry quickly and easily, even mid-ride
- Wider is more stable: Remedy has clearance for up to 27.5x2.8˝ tires
Will my bike have a curved top tube?
Smaller frames (S) have a top tube that dips down as it approaches the seat tube. This design makes for a lower standover height, which is good for shorter riders because it allows them to straddle their bike more easily. Larger frames (M and up) have a straight top tube because taller riders with longer legs typically don’t have the same issues with standover height.
Control Freak Cable Management
The lightest, quietest, most versatile cable management system allows any combination of shift, brake, lockout, and dropper post lines to be routed through the frame for clean looks and the ultimate custom setup.
Wider dropouts (110mm front, 148mm rear) give you the stiffness of a 27.5" wheel with all the benefits of a 29" wheel, and Boost148 in the rear lets you run wider tires and a larger chainring without affecting q-factor and pedaling efficiency.
*spec applies to all sizes unless otherwise noted
|Frame||OCLV Mountain Carbon main frame & stays, tapered head tube, Knock Block, Control Freak internal routing, Carbon Armor, ISCG 05, magnesium rocker link, Mino Link, ABP, Boost148, 150mm travel|
|Fork||Fox Performance 38, Float EVOL air spring, GRIP damper, tapered steerer, 44mm offset, Boost110, 15mm Kabolt axle, 160mm travel|
|Shock||Fox Performance Elite Float X, 2-position damper, open-mode adjustment, 230x57.5mm|
|Max compatible fork travel||170mm|
|Wheel front||NEW Bontrager Line Elite 30, OCLV Mountain Carbon, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle|
|Wheel rear||NEW Bontrager Line Elite 30, OCLV Mountain Carbon, Tubeless Ready, Rapid Drive 108, 6-bolt, SRAM XD driver, Boost148, 12mm thru axle|
|Hub front||Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, alloy axle, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15 mm thru axle|
|Hub rear||Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, 6-bolt, 108T Rapid Drive, SRAM XD driver, Boost148, 12 mm thru axle|
|Skewer rear||Bontrager Switch thru axle, removable lever|
|Rim||Bontrager Line Elite 30, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle|
|Tire||Bontrager SE5 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Core Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 27.5x2.50"|
|Tire part||Bontrager TLR sealant, 180 ml/6 oz|
|Rim strip||Bontrager TLR|
|Max tire size||Frame: 27.5x2.80" Fork: See manufacturer|
|Shifter||SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed|
|Rear derailleur||SRAM GX Eagle|
|Crank||SRAM GX Eagle, DUB, 30T alloy ring, Boost, 170 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, austenite rails, 138 mm width|
Bontrager Line Elite, 100 mm travel, MaxFlow, internal routing, 31.6 mm, 340 mm length
Bontrager Line Elite, 150 mm travel, MaxFlow, internal routing, 31.6 mm, 440 mm length
Bontrager Line Elite, 170 mm travel, MaxFlow, internal routing, 31.6 mm, 480 mm length
|Handlebar||Bontrager Line Pro, OCLV Carbon, 35mm, 27.5mm rise, 820mm width|
|Grips||Bontrager XR Trail Pro, alloy lock-on|
|Stem||Bontrager Line Pro, 35 mm, Knock Block, Blendr-compatible, 0-degree, 45 mm length|
|Headset||Knock Block Integrated, 58-degree radius, cartridge bearing, 1-1/8" top, 1.5" bottom|
|Brake||SRAM Code R hydraulic disc|
S, M, M/L, L, XL
SRAM CenterLine, 6-bolt, round edge, 180 mm
S, M, M/L, L, XL
SRAM CenterLine, 6-bolt, round edge, 200 mm
|Weight||M - 13.42 kg / 29.59 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||Geometry position||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|