2020 Trek Supercaliber 9.8
2020

Supercaliber 9.8

From $7999

Supercaliber 9.8 is a cross-country racing bike developed for podium-topping World Cup speed. Its category-defining set-up features our exclusive IsoStrut integrated shock and a lightweight Fox Performance 32 Step-Cast fork for a capable ride that's flat-out fast and soaks up technical terrain. And it's trimmed with some of the best mountain bike components you can get, including a SRAM GX Eagle drivetrain with carbon cranks, wider Bontrager Kovee Elite 30 carbon wheels and a Bontrager carbon seat post and handlebar.
Colours
Matte Carbon/Gloss Trek Black

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 60 mm of travel, a 100 mm Fox Performance 32 Step-Cast fork with GRIP damper and Trek’s exclusive IsoStrut Fox Performance shock designed specifically for Supercaliber. Plus, dual remote suspension lockout, a SRAM GX Eagle 1×12 drivetrain with Truvativ Stylo carbon cranks, Bontrager Kovee Elite 30 carbon wheels with 54-tooth Rapid Drive rear hub for fast engagement, Shimano Deore hydraulic disc brakes and a carbon seat post and handlebar.

Nothing else like it

Supercaliber’s unique frame design ditches traditional suspension hardware so there’s less weight, less maintenance and less lateral flex. IsoStrut connects the mainframe to the pivot-less seat stays to offer about 60 mm of rear wheel travel. This design offers a unique blend of efficiency, traction and fatigue-fighting compliance that keeps racers fresh and in control.

IsoStrut

IsoStrut integrated suspension gives you just enough travel to stay in control. It’s fully tunable like a standard rear shock, but without the weight penalty of a full suspension bike.

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OCLV Mountain Carbon

Trek’s mountain-specific carbon is engineered to withstand the extreme demands of off-road racing. Advanced analysis allows our designers to create a frame with the best blend of light weight, responsiveness and just enough compliance in the seat stays to eliminate the need for a heavy rear pivot system.

Straight Shot w/Knock Block

Trek’s Straight Shot frame design optimises the stiffness-to-weight ratio for a more responsive ride. You’ll be able to push harder and stay more planted on your line when the going gets rough.

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The final word

Supercaliber 9.8 is an efficient and capable cross-country racing 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.
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