New Bike Discovery: Trek’s Supercaliber 9.8

Trek Supercaliber 9.8

Bike information provided by Trek

The Supercaliber 9.8 is a cross country racing machine. The Supercaliber setup features the 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 seatpost and handlebar. The 9.8 is available in a Miami Green or Volt Fade black and retails for $5,899.99.

The tech you get

An ultra-lightweight, full OCLV Mountain Carbon frame with 60mm of travel, a 100mm 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 seatpost and handlebar.

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.


Trek’s exclusive IsoStrut shock provides tuneable, damped suspension for a smooth and efficient ride.

Check out the 9.8 in Action


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