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. You're a ride or die kind of mountain biker, and want a bike you can handle – not one that handles you.
The tech you get
A lightweight full OCLV Mountain Carbon, a Fox Performance 36 Float 160 mm fork and 150 mm of rear travel with a FOX Performance Float shock with Trek's exclusive RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft damper. Plus, a SRAM GX Eagle 1x12 drivetrain, Line 30 carbon wheels with a 54-tooth Rapid Drive rear hub for fast engagement, a Bontrager Line Elite Dropper and SRAM G2 RSC hydraulic disc brakes.
The final word
Remedy 9.8 is a carbon long-travel bike with great suspension and a solid parts group that's light enough to stay quick on the climbs. It's a perfect all-around trail bike for riders who want a big, no-compromise build, and a quick, capable all-mountain ride.
favorite_borderWhy you'll love it
- The Remedy 9.8 ploughs through the gnarly stuff, but still likes getting loose on jumps and berms
- 'Wait for me,' said no Remedy rider ever – this bike has a lot of travel, but it's also extremely quick on the flats and climbs
- RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft works faster than a normal shock, so it tracks the ground better and keeps you in control
- It has all the latest tech that adds up to a great ride, like a 54-tooth Rapid Drive hub, Mino Link adjustable geometry and Boost148/110 hub spacing
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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. The larger frames (M and ML) 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 set-up.
*spec applies to all sizes unless otherwise noted
|Frame||OCLV Mountain Carbon main frame and stays, tapered head tube, Knock Block, Control Freak internal routing, Carbon Armor, ISCG 05, magnesium rocker link, Mino Link, ABP, Boost148, 150 mm travel|
|Fork||Fox Performance 36, Float EVOL air spring, GRIP damper, tapered steerer, 44 mm offset, Boost110, 15 mm Kabolt axle, 160mm travel|
|Shock||Fox Performance Float EVOL, RE:aktiv with Thru Shaft 3-position damper, tuned by Trek Suspension Lab, 230x57.5 mm|
|Max compatible fork travel||170mm|
|Wheel front||Bontrager Line Carbon 30, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15 mm thru axle|
|Wheel rear||Bontrager Line Carbon 30, Tubeless Ready, 54T Rapid Drive, 6-bolt, SRAM XD driver, Boost148, 12 mm thru axle|
|Skewer rear||Bontrager Switch thru axle, removable lever|
|Tyre||Bontrager SE4 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Core Strength sidewalls, aramid bead, 60 tpi, 27.5x2.60"|
|Tyre part||Bontrager TLR sealant, 180 ml/6 oz|
|Rim strip||Bontrager TLR|
|Max tyre size||27.5x2.80"|
|Shifter||SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed|
|Rear derailleur||SRAM GX Eagle|
|Crank||Truvativ Descendant 7k Eagle, DUB, 32T alloy ring, Boost, 175 mm length|
|Bottom bracket||SRAM DUB, 92 mm, PressFit|
|Cassette||SRAM XG-1275 Eagle, 10-50, 12-speed|
|Chain||SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed|
|Max. chainring size||36T|
|Saddle||Bontrager Arvada, austenite rails, 138 mm width|
|Seatpost||Bontrager Line Elite Dropper, 170mm travel, internal routing, 31.6 mm, 480mm length|
|Handlebar||Bontrager Line Pro, OCLV Carbon, 35mm, 27.5mm rise, 820mm width|
|Grips||Bontrager XR Trail Elite, alloy lock-on|
|Stem||Bontrager Line Pro, 35 mm, Knock Block, 0-degree, 50 mm length|
|Head set||Knock Block Integrated, 58-degree radius, cartridge bearing, 1-1/8" top, 1.5" bottom|
|Brake||SRAM G2 RSC hydraulic disc|
SRAM CenterLine, 6-bolt, round edge, 180 mm
SRAM CenterLine, 6-bolt, round edge, 200 mm
|Weight||M - 12.94 kg / 28.53 lbs (with TLR sealant, no tubes)|
|Weight limit||This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider and cargo) of 136 kg (300 lb).|
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 - 172.0 cm
5'3.4" - 5'7.7"
76.0 - 81.0 cm
29.9" - 31.9"
165.5 - 179.0 cm
5'5.2" - 5'10.5"
77.0 - 84.0 cm
30.3" - 33.1"
177.0 - 188.0 cm
5'9.7" - 6'2.0"
83.0 - 88.0 cm
32.7" - 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 stated.
|Frame size number||Frame size letter||Geometry position||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|