Trek Supercaliber 9.8 GX
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 SRAM GX Eagle 1x12 drivetrain with carbon cranks, and Bontrager Kovee Pro 30 carbon wheels with 108-tooth Rapid Drive rear hub for instant 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 tunable, damped suspension for a smooth and efficient ride
- Pivotless seat stays save on weight and actively bend to help soak up trail chatter
- Wider Kovee Pro 30 wheels provide better tire support so you can run lower pressure and get more traction
- The OCLV Carbon RSL integrated bar/stem is ultralight, ultra-comfortable, and it looks awesome
|D. Effective Top Tube||56.5cm||59.5cm||61cm||62.5cm||65.9cm|
|E. Head Tube Angle||69.0°||69.0°||69.0°||69.0°||69.0°|
|F. Head Tube Length||9cm||9cm||9cm||9cm||10.5cm|
|G. Seat Tube Angle||70.0°||70.5°||70.5°||71.0°||71.0°|
|H. Seat Tube Length||39.4cm||41.9cm||44.5cm||47cm||50.8cm|
|I. Bottom Bracket Height||32cm||32cm||32cm||32cm||32cm|
|J. Bottom Bracket Drop||5.3cm||5.3cm||5.3cm||5.3cm||5.3cm|
|K. Fork Rake/Offset||4.4cm||4.4cm||4.4cm||4.4cm||4.4cm|
|O. Chainstay Length||43cm||43cm||43cm||43cm||43cm|
Due to supply-chain issues, Specs are subject to change without notice.
|Frame||OCLV Mountain Carbon main frame & stays, IsoStrut, tapered head tube, Knock Block, Control Freak internal routing, Boost148, 60mm travel|
|Fork||Fox Performance 32 Step-Cast, Float EVOL air spring, GRIP 2-position damper, remote lockout, tapered steerer, 44mm offset, Boost110, 15mm Kabolt axle, 100mm travel|
|Rear Shock||Trek IsoStrut, Fox Performance shock, air spring, DPS 2-position remote damper, 235x32.5mm|
Front: Bontrager Kovee Pro 30 Carbon, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle
Rear: Bontrager Kovee Pro 30, OCLV Mountain Carbon, Tubeless Ready, Rapid Drive 108, XD Driver, 6-bolt, Boost148, 12mm thru axle
|Tires||Bontrager XR2 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewall, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29" x 2.20|
|Bottom Bracket||SRAM DUB, 92mm, PressFit|
|Crankset||SRAM GX Eagle Carbon, DUB, 32T alloy ring, Boost (52mm chainline), 175mm length (Size S = 170mm length)|
|Shifters||SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed|
|Rear Derailleur||SRAM GX Eagle|
|Cassette/Freewheel||SRAM Eagle XG-1275, 10-52, 12 speed|
|Chain||SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed|
|Brakes||SRAM Level TLM hydraulic disc|
|Rotors||SRAM CenterLine, 6-bolt, round-edge, 160mm|
Bontrager RSL Integrated handlebar/stem, OCLV Carbon, 0mm handlebar rise, 750mm width, -13 degree stem rise
Size S & M = 70mm length
Sizes M/L & L = 80mm length
Size XL = 90mm length
|Headset||Knock Block Integrated, 62-degree radius, cartridge bearing, 1-1/8" top, 1.5" bottom|
|Seatpost||Bontrager Pro, OCLV Carbon, 31.6mm, 0mm offset, 400mm length (Size S = 330mm length)|
|Saddle||Bontrager P3 Verse Elite, stainless steel rails, 145mm width|
* Subject to change without notice.
|Radioactive Yellow to Coral Fade / Medium||601842653210||5260641||SUP45291293E|