Inside Trek – Technology

Raised on Rocket Science

The path to superior performance is paved with curiosity. In 1976, Trek was founded on a question: Why are no high-performance bikes made in the United States? Today, Trek gives the brightest and most passionate cycling designers and researchers the resources to question everything. Because innovation happens only when you have the courage to ask the hard questions and go where no one has gone before. To lead, you must invent.


OCLV Carbon

In 1992, Trek introduced an entirely new revolution to the world of cycling. There are lots of carbon bikes, but only one OCLV.

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Alpha Aluminium

More than three decades have passed since our first aluminium bike rolled off the line. Since then, we've completely redefined the idea of aluminium bikes.

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Made in the USA

Step into Trek's Waterloo, Wisconsin-based carbon development laboratory for a behind-the-scenes look at how the dream bikes are made.

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Active Braking Pivot

Before Trek's patented ABP, active rear suspension during braking was thought to be a myth. After ABP: greater control and a better world for mountain bikes.

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Born from the world of automotive racing, RE:aktiv is a totally new way of thinking about rear suspension. In the end it means better flow and a better ride.

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Full Floater

A shock that floats is one that can be dialled in to meet any rider's needs. A suspension for every trail? Brilliant!

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