The 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 trial chatter. No more choosing between hardtail and full-suspension on race day!
 Model 35151
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You want the incredible performance of our best cross country race platform, and prioritise getting Supercaliber’s awesome frame and integrated suspension tech over having the blingiest parts.
An ultra-lightweight, full OCLV Mountain Carbon frame with 60 mm of travel, a 100 mm RockShox Recon Gold fork and Trek’s exclusive lightweight IsoStrut FOX Performance shock designed specifically for Supercaliber. Plus, a Shimano SLX/Deore 1×12 drivetrain, and Bontrager Kovee Comp 23 tubeless-ready wheels with a 108-tooth rear hub for instant engagement.
The Supercaliber 9.6 is fast, capable and efficient, and features IsoStrut – our game-changing integrated suspension technology. The most affordable model in the line-up gives you a solid parts spec that you can upgrade over time.
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 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.
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.
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.
*spec applies to all sizes unless otherwise noted
|Frame||OCLV Mountain Carbon main frame and stays, IsoStrut, tapered head tube, Knock Block, Control Freak internal routing, Boost148, 60 mm travel|
|Fork||RockShox Recon Gold RL, DebonAir spring, Motion Control damper, remote lockout, tapered steerer, 42 mm offset, Boost110, 15 mm Maxle Stealth, 100 mm travel|
|Shock||Trek IsoStrut, Fox Performance shock, air spring, DPS 2-position remote damper, 235 mm x 32.5 mm|
|Suspension lever||Fox 2-position dual lockout lever|
|Max compatible fork travel||120mm (531mm axle-to-crown)|
|Wheel front||Bontrager Kovee Comp 23, Tubeless Ready, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15 mm thru axle|
|Wheel rear||Bontrager Kovee Comp 23, Tubeless Ready, Shimano Microspline freehub, Rapid Drive 108, Boost148|
|Skewer rear||Bontrager Switch thru-axle, removable lever|
|*Rim||Size: S, M, L, XL, XXL|
Bontrager Kovee, double-wall, Tubeless Ready, 28-hole, 23 mm width, Presta valve
|Size: S, M, L, XL, XXL|
Bontrager Kovee Comp, double-wall, Tubeless Ready, 28-hole, 23 mm width, Presta valve
|Tyre||Bontrager XR2 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewall, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29×2.20″|
|Tyre part||Bontrager TLR sealant, 180 ml/6 oz|
|Rim strip||Bontrager TLR|
|Max tyre size||Frame: 29×2.20″ Fork: See manufacturer|
|Shifter||Shimano Deore M6100, 12-speed|
|Rear derailleur||Shimano SLX M7100, long cage|
|*Crank||Size: S, M|
Shimano MT511, 32T steel ring, 52 mm chainline, 170 mm length
|Size: L, XL, XXL|
Shimano MT511, 32T steel ring, 52 mm chainline, 175 mm length
|Bottom bracket||Shimano MT500, 92 mm, PressFit|
|Cassette||Shimano Deore M6100, 10-51, 12-speed|
|Chain||Shimano Deore M6100, 12-speed|
|Max. chainring size||36T|
|Saddle||Bontrager Arvada, steel rails, 138 mm width|
Bontrager Comp, 6061 alloy, 31.6 mm, 8 mm offset, 330mm length
|Size: M, L, XL, XXL|
Bontrager Comp, 6061 alloy, 31.6 mm, 8 mm offset, 400 mm length
|*Handlebar||Size: S, M, L, XL|
Bontrager Comp, alloy, 31.8 mm, 5 mm rise, 720 mm width
Bontrager Kovee Elite, alloy, 35 mm, 5 mm rise, 720 mm width
|Grips||Bontrager XR Trail Comp, nylon lock-on|
Bontrager Rhythm Comp, 31.8mm, Knock Block, 0-degree, 60 mm length
Bontrager Rhythm Comp, 31.8 mm, Knock Block, 0-degree, 70 mm length
|Size: L, XL|
Bontrager Rhythm Comp, 31.8mm, Knock Block, 0-degree, 80 mm length
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 hydraulic disc, MT4100 lever, MT410 calliper|
|*Brake rotor||Size: S, M, L, XL, XXL|
Shimano RT56, 6-bolt, 180 mm
|Size: S, M, L, XL, XXL|
Shimano RT56, 6-bolt, 160 mm
|Rotor size||Max brake rotor sizes: 180mm front, 160mm rear|
|Weight||M – 26.96 lb / 12.23 kg (with TLR sealant, no tubes)|
|Weight limit||This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider and cargo) of 136 kg (300 lb).|
Proper bike fit is essential for best performance and comfort. Any size and geometry measurements shown on archcycles.com are for general comparison purposes only. To find your perfect fit, visit an authorised retailer, where an expert skilled at sizing will help you find the appropriate bike and size for your individual needs.
All measurements provided in cm unless otherwise stated.
2022 Supercaliber 9.6