2021 Trek Supercaliber 9.8 GX

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2021 Trek Supercaliber 9.8 GX

Supercaliber 9.8 is a cross country race bike developed for podium-topping World Cup speed. Its category-defining set-up 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 60 mm of travel, a 100 mm 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 drive train with carbon cranks and Bontrager Kovee Elite 30 carbon wheels with 54-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.


See it in action

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  1. Supercaliber is a World Cup-worthy bike that’s quick, capable of soaring through techy terrain and nearly as light as a hardtail
  2. Our exclusive IsoStrut shock provides tunable, damped suspension for a smooth and efficient ride
  3. Pivotless seat stays save on weight and actively bend to help soak up trail chatter
  4. Wider Kovee Elite 30 wheels provide better tyre support so you can run lower pressure and get more traction
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Specifications

*spec applies to all sizes unless otherwise noted

Frameset
Frame OCLV Mountain Carbon main frame and stays, IsoStrut, tapered head tube, Knock Block, Control Freak internal routing, Boost148, 60 mm 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, 235x32.5 mm
Front wheel Bontrager Kovee Pro 30 carbon, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15 mm thru axle
Rear wheel Bontrager Kovee Pro 30 carbon, Tubeless Ready, Rapid Drive 108, 6-bolt, SRAM XD driver, Boost148, 12 mm thru axle
Tyre Bontrager XR2 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewall, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29x2.20"
Tyre part Bontrager TLR valve, 50 mm
Rim strip Bontrager TLR
Shifter SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed
Rear derailleur SRAM GX Eagle
*Crank Size: S
SRAM GX Eagle Carbon, DUB, 32T alloy ring, Boost, 170 mm length
Size: M, M/L, L, XL, XXL
SRAM GX Eagle Carbon, DUB, 32T alloy ring, Boost, 175 mm length
Bottom bracket SRAM DUB, 92 mm, PressFit
Cassette SRAM Eagle XG-1275, 10-52, 12-speed
Chain SRAM GX Eagle, 12-speed
Saddle Bontrager Montrose Elite, titanium rails, 138 mm width
*Seatpost Size: S
Bontrager Pro, OCLV Carbon, 31.6 mm, 0 mm offset, 330 mm length
Size: M, M/L, L, XL, XXL
Bontrager Pro, OCLV Carbon, 31.6 mm, 0 mm offset, 400 mm length
Handlebar Bontrager Kovee Pro, OCLV Carbon, 35 mm, 5 mm rise, 720 mm width
Grips ESI Chunky
*Stem Size: S
Bontrager Kovee Pro, 35 mm, Knock Block, Blendr-compatible, 13-degree, 60 mm length
Size: M, M/L
Bontrager Kovee Pro, 35 mm, Knock Block, Blendr-compatible, 13-degree, 70 mm length
Size: L, XL
Bontrager Kovee Pro, 35 mm, Knock Block, Blendr-compatible, 13-degree, 80 mm length
Size: XXL
Bontrager Kovee Pro, 35 mm, Knock Block, Blendr-compatible, 13-degree, 90 mm length
Head set Knock Block Integrated, 62-degree radius, cartridge bearing, 1-1/8'' top, 1.5'' bottom
Brake Shimano Deore XT M8100 hydraulic disc

Weight M - 10.38 kg / 22.88 lbs (with tubes)
Weight limit This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider and cargo) of 136 kg (300 lb).

Sizing & fit

Proper bike fit is essential for best performance and comfort. Any size and geometry measurements shown on trekbikes.com are for general comparison purposes only. To find your perfect fit, visit an authorised Trek retailer, where an expert skilled at sizing will help you find the appropriate bike and size for your individual needs.

 

Rider Height

Inseam

All measurements provided in cm unless otherwise stated.

Frame size number Frame size letter A — Seat tube B — Seat tube angle Effective seat tube angle C — Head tube length D — Head angle E — Effective top tube F — Bottom bracket height G — Bottom bracket drop H — Chainstay length I — Offset J — Trail K — Wheelbase L — Standover M — Frame reach N — Frame stack
15.5 S 39.4 70.0° 74.0° 9 69.0° 56.5 32 5.3 43 4.4 9.6 107.9 75 39.5 59.4
17.5 M 41.9 70.5° 74.0° 9 69.0° 59.5 32 5.3 43 4.4 9.6 110.6 76 42.5 59.4
18.5 ML 44.5 70.5° 74.0° 9 69.0° 61 32 5.3 43 4.4 9.6 112.1 76 44 59.4
19.5 L 47 71.0° 74.0° 9 69.0° 62.5 32 5.3 43 4.4 9.6 113.6 78.7 45.5 59.4
21.5 XL 50.8 71.0° 74.0° 10.5 69.0° 65.9 32 5.3 43 4.4 9.6 117.2 78.7 48.5 60.8
23 XXL 54.6 71.0° 74.0° 12 69.0° 68.3 32 5.3 43 4.4 9.6 119.7 78.7 50.5 62.2
Bike and frame weights are based on Trek pre-production painted frames at the time of publication. Weights may vary in final production