Supercaliber 9.6 is a carbon cross country race bike developed for fast capability, from the efficient IsoStrut shock to weight-saving pivotless seat stays that cut down on trail chatter. No more choosing between hardtail and full-suspension on race day!
It's right for you if...
You want the incredible performance of our best cross country race platform and prioritize getting Supercaliber's awesome frame and integrated suspension tech over having the blingiest parts.
The tech you get
An ultra-lightweight, full OCLV Mountain Carbon frame with 60mm of travel, a 100mm RockShox Recon Gold fork, and Trek's exclusive, lightweight IsoStrut FOX Performance shock designed specifically for Supercaliber. Plus, a Shimano SLX/Deore 1x12 drivetrain, and Bontrager Kovee Comp 23 tubeless ready wheels with a 108-tooth rear hub for instant engagement.
The final word
Supercaliber 9.6 is fast, capable, efficient, and features IsoStrut—our game-changing integrated suspension technology. The most affordable model in the lineup gives you a solid parts spec that you can upgrade over time.
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
- You'll never again have to wonder, "What's faster for this course, full suspension or hardtail?"
|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||RockShox Recon Gold RL, DebonAir spring, Motion Control damper, remote lockout, tapered steerer, 42mm offset, Boost110, 15mm Maxle Stealth, 100mm travel|
|Rear Shock||Trek IsoStrut, Fox Performance shock, air spring, DPS 2-position remote damper, 235x32.5mm|
Front: Bontrager Kovee Comp 23, Tubeless Ready, sealed bearing, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle
Rear: Bontrager Kovee Comp 23, Tubeless Ready, sealed bearing, Shimano Microspline freehub, Rapid Drive 108, Boost148
|Rims||Bontrager Kovee Comp, double-wall, Tubeless Ready, 28-hole, 23mm width, presta valve|
|Tires||Bontrager XR2 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewall, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29 x 2.20"|
|Bottom Bracket||Shimano MT500, 92mm, PressFit|
|Crankset||Shimano MT511, 32T steel ring, 175mm length (Sizes S & M = 170mm length)|
|Shifters||Shimano Deore M6100, 12-speed|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano SLX M7100, long cage|
|Cassette/Freewheel||Shimano Deore M6100, 10-51, 12-speed|
|Chain||Shimano Deore M6100, 12-speed|
|Brakes||Shimano hydraulic disc, MT4100 lever, MT410 caliper|
|Rotors||Shimano RT56, 6-bolt, 180mm|
|Handlebars||Bontrager Comp, alloy, 31.8mm, 5mm rise, 720mm width|
|Tape/Grips||Bontrager XR Trail Comp, nylon lock-on|
Bontrager Rhythm Comp, 31.8mm, Knock Block, 0 degree
Size S = 60mm length
Sizes M & M/L = 70mm length
Sizes L & XL = 80mm length
|Headset||Knock Block Integrated, 62-degree radius, cartridge bearing, 1-1/8" top, 1.5" bottom|
|Seatpost||Bontrager Comp, 6061 alloy, 31.6mm, 8mm offset, 400mm length (Size S = 330mm length)|
|Saddle||Bontrager Arvada, steel rails, 138mm width|
* Subject to change without notice.