Trek Supercaliber 9.8 GX Full Suspension Cross Country Mountain Bike 2022
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
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*spec applies to all sizes unless otherwise noted
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, 44 mm offset, Boost110, 15 mm Kabolt axle, 100 mm travel
Shock Trek IsoStrut, Fox Performance shock, air spring, DPS 2-position remote damper, 235mm x 32.5mm
Suspension lever Fox 2-position dual lockout lever
Max compatible fork travel 120mm (531mm axle-to-crown)
Wheel front Bontrager Kovee Pro 30 Carbon, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost 110, 15 mm thru axle
Wheel rear Bontrager Kovee Pro 30, OCLV Mountain Carbon, Tubeless Ready, Rapid Drive 108, XD Driver, 6-bolt, Boost148, 12 mm thru axle
Skewer rear Bontrager Switch thru-axle, removable lever
Rim Bontrager Kovee Pro 30, OCLV Mountain Carbon, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle
Tire Bontrager XR2 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewall, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29x2.20''
Tire part Bontrager TLR sealant, 180 ml/6 oz
Rim strip Bontrager TLR
Max tire size Frame: 29x2.20" Fork: See manufacturer
Shifter SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed
Rear derailleur SRAM GX Eagle
*Crank Size: S
SRAM GX Eagle Carbon, DUB, 32T alloy ring, Boost, 170mm length
Size: M, M/L, L, XL
SRAM GX Eagle Carbon, DUB, 32T alloy ring, Boost (52 mm chain line), 175mm length
Bottom bracket SRAM DUB, 92 mm, PressFit
Cassette SRAM Eagle XG-1275, 10-52, 12 speed
Chain SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed
Max chainring size 36T
Saddle Bontrager P3 Verse Elite, stainless steel rails, 145 mm width
*Seatpost Size: S
Bontrager Pro, OCLV Carbon, 31.6mm, 0mm offset, 330mm length
Size: M, M/L, L, XL
Bontrager Pro, OCLV Carbon, 31.6mm, 0mm offset, 400mm length
*Integrated Bar Stem Size: S, M
Bontrager RSL Integrated handlebar/stem, OCLV Carbon, 0 mm handlebar rise, 750 mm width, -13-degree stem rise, 70mm length
Size: M/L, L
Bontrager RSL Integrated handlebar/stem, OCLV Carbon, 0 mm handlebar rise, 750 mm width, -13-degree stem rise, 80mm length
Bontrager RSL Integrated handlebar/stem, OCLV Carbon, 0 mm handlebar rise, 750 mm width, -13-degree stem rise, 90 mm length
Grips ESI Chunky
Headset Knock Block Integrated, 62-degree radius, cartridge bearing, 1-1/8'' top, 1.5'' bottom
Brake SRAM Level TLM hydraulic disc
*Brake rotor Size: S, M, M/L, L, XL
SRAM CenterLine, 6-bolt, round-edge, 160mm
Size: S, M, M/L, L, XL
SRAM CenterLine, 6-bolt, round edge, 180 mm
Rotor size Max brake rotor sizes: 180mm front, 160mm rear
Weight M - 10.45 kg / 23.04 lbs (with TLR sealant, no tubes)
Weight limit This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider, and cargo) of 300 pounds (136 kg).