Supercaliber 9.8 is a cross country race bike developed for podium-topping World Cup speed. Its category-defining setup features our exclusive IsoStrut integrated shock and a lightweight FOX fork for a capable ride that's flat-out fast and soaks up technical terrain.
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 Shimano XT 1x12 drivetrain, and Bontrager Kovee Pro 30 carbon wheels with 108-tooth Rapid Drive rear hub for fast 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.
Why 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 tuneable, damped suspension for a smooth and efficient ride
- Pivotless seat stays save on weight and actively bend to help soak up trail chatter
- Shimano XT delivers smooth, precise shifting with just a light touch of the lever
- Wider Kovee Pro 30 wheels provide better tire support so you can run lower pressure and get more traction
|Frame||OCLV Mountain Carbon main frame & stays, IsoStrut, tapered head tube, Knock Block, Control Freak internal routing, 60mm travel|
|Fork||Fox Performance 32 Step-Cast, Float EVOL air spring, GRIP 2-position damper, remote lockout, tapered steerer, 44mm offset, 15mm Kabolt axle, 100mm travel|
|Headset||Knock Block Integrated, 62-degree radius, cartridge bearing, 1-1/8'' top, 1.5'' bottom|
|Rear Shock||Trek IsoStrut, Fox Performance shock, air spring, DPS 2-position remote damper, 235x32.5mm|
Front: 110 x 15mm thru-axle
Rear: 148 x 12mm thru-axle
|Rims/Wheels||Bontrager Kovee Pro 30 carbon, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt|
|Tires||Bontrager XR2 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewall, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29 x 2.20''|
|Crankset||Shimano XT M8100, Boost (52mm chainline)|
|Chainrings||32T alloy ring|
|Bottom Bracket||Shimano MT500, 92mm, PressFit|
|Chain||Shimano XT M8100, 12 speed|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano XT M8100, long cage, 51T max cog|
|Cassette/Rear Cogs||Shimano XT M8100, 10-51, 12 speed|
|Shifters||Shimano XT M8100, 12 speed|
|Handlebars||Bontrager Kovee Pro, OCLV Carbon, 35mm, 5mm rise, 720mm width|
|Stem||Bontrager Kovee Pro, 35mm, Knock Block, Blendr compatible, 13 degree|
|Brakes||Shimano Deore XT M8100 hydraulic disc, w/Shimano RT76, 6-bolt, 180/160mm rotors|
|Saddle||Bontrager Montrose Elite, titanium rails, 138mm width|
|Seat Post||Bontrager Pro, OCLV Carbon, 31.6mm, 0mm offset|
* Subject to change without notice.