It's right for you if...
You’re looking for a super capable long-travel e-MTB that’s built to conquer techy runs and big drops. You want the light weight and responsive ride of an OCLV Mountain Carbon frame with a high-powered motor to get to more descents faster.
The tech you get
An OCLV Mountain Carbon frame that fully encases a 625Wh battery, a 160mm RockShox Domain fork, 150mm of rear travel with a RockShox Deluxe Select+ shock, a Bosch Performance Line CX 250W motor. A 1x12 Shimano SLX/XT drivetrain, Bontrager Line dropper post, powerful 4-piston brakes for confident descents, and Bontrager Line Comp 30 29er wheels that are already completely tubeless ready, including sealant.
The final word
Rail 9.7 hits the sweet spot of carbon performance and amazing value. It’s spec'd with quality trail-specific parts and a powerful Bosch drive system so you can send it through the rough stuff and motor right back up for another run.
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- The Bosch motor gives you plenty of power for tackling steep climbs with the efficiency to keep exploring all day. Rider-friendly features like Walk Assist and eMTB mode help you make the most of every ride
- Made with the same hard-charging frame tech as Remedy, like Mino Link adjustable geometry, a Straight Shot down tube for extra stiffness, and Active Braking Pivot (ABP)
- The full-color Bosch Kiox display is mounted on the top tube so you can see ride data like support level, speed, battery life, and more
- Trek's Removable Integrated Battery (RIB) system looks great and is super user-friendly: it fully hides the battery in the frame for protection, makes it easy remove the battery without tools and lets you mount a water bottle cage
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Bosch Performance Line CX motor
Bosch Performance Line CX sets the standard for eMTB performance with up to 85Nm of torque and an intelligent eMTB mode with Extended Boost that automatically adjusts the amount of assist based on the terrain.
Custom eMTB Lite mode
Trek eMTBs feature a custom eMTB Lite mode in place of Tour mode. It gives you more natural-feeling power delivery and longer battery life.
Bosch Kiox display
Bosch Kiox's bright, full-color screen is easy to read in any light conditions and is protected by durable Gorilla Glass. You can view battery life, support level, speed, heart rate, and more. Plus, it seamlessly connects to your phone through the Bosch eBikeConnect app to share ride data, GPS map routes, altitude, cadence, and power output.
Integrated speed sensor
You've got one less detail to sweat with the integrated speed sensor. The chainstay-mounted sensor stays protected while the custom hub-mounted magnet stays secure—no more error codes from mis-aligned sensors.
*spec applies to all sizes unless otherwise noted
|Frame||OCLV Mountain Carbon main frame, Removable Integrated Battery (RIB), tapered head tube, Knock Block, Control Freak internal routing, magnesium rocker link, Motor Armor, Mino Link, ABP, Boost148, 12mm thru axle, 150mm travel|
|Fork||RockShox Domain RC, DebonAir spring, Motion Control damper, lockout, tapered steerer, 44mm offset, oversized crown for eMTB, Boost110, 15mm Maxle Stealth, 160mm travel|
|Shock||RockShox Deluxe Select+, 230mm x 57.5mm|
|Max compatible fork travel||170mm (580mm axle-to-crown)|
|Wheel front||Bontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle|
|Wheel rear||Bontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, Rapid Drive 108, 6-bolt, Boost148, 12mm thru axle|
|Skewer rear||Bontrager Switch thru axle, removable lever|
|Rim||Bontrager Line Comp 30, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle|
|Tire||Bontrager XR5 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29x2.50''|
|Tire part||Bontrager TLR sealant, 6oz|
|Rim strip||Bontrager TLR|
|Max tire size||Frame: 29x2.60" Fork: See manufacturer|
|Shifter||Shimano SLX M7100, 12 speed|
|Rear derailleur||Shimano XT M8100, long cage|
|Crank||E*thirteen E*spec Plus, 34T, 165mm length|
|Cassette||Shimano SLX M7100, 10-51, 12 speed|
|Chain||Shimano SLX M7100, 12 speed|
|Pedal||VP-536 nylon platform|
|Max chainring size||34T|
|Saddle||Bontrager Arvada, steel rails, 138mm width|
Bontrager Line Dropper, 100mm travel, internal routing, 31.6mm, 345mm length
M, L, XL
Bontrager Line Dropper, 150mm travel, internal routing, 31.6mm, 440mm length
|Handlebar||Bontrager Comp, alloy, 31.8mm, 15mm rise, 780mm width|
|Grips||Bontrager XR Trail Comp, nylon lock-on|
|Stem||Bontrager Rhythm Comp, 31.8mm, Knock Block, 0 degree, 50mm length|
|Headset||Knock Block Integrated, 58-degree radius, cartridge bearing, 1-1/8'' top, 1.5'' bottom|
|Brake||Shimano 4-piston hydraulic disc, M6100 lever, M6120 caliper|
|Brake rotor||Shimano RT76, 6-bolt, 203mm|
|Battery||Bosch PowerTube 625|
|Charger||Bosch standard 4A (100-240V) charger|
|Controller||Bosch Kiox with Anti-theft solution|
|Motor||Bosch Performance CX, magnesium motor body, 250 watt, 85 Nm, 20mph or 32km/h max assist|
|Weight||M - 22.96 kg / 50.62 lbs|
|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.
153.0 - 166.5 cm
5'0.2" - 5'5.6"
72.0 - 79.0 cm
28.3" - 31.1"
161.0 - 175.0 cm
5'3.4" - 5'8.9"
76.0 - 82.0 cm
29.9" - 32.3"
174.0 - 188.0 cm
5'8.5" - 6'2.0"
82.0 - 88.0 cm
32.3" - 34.6"
186.0 - 196.0 cm
6'1.2" - 6'5.2"
87.0 - 92.0 cm
34.3" - 36.2"
All measurements provided in cm unless otherwise noted.
|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|