Trek Procaliber 9.8 2020 [Review]
Reviewed by Pedallers
Last Updated on September 2, 2020
Trek Procaliber 9.8 2020 [Review]
Procaliber 9.8 is an extremely fast and light bike that is most suitable for competitive racing especially cross country races, as it is equipped with excellent parts such as an extremely light carbon OCLV frame, fast tires, smoothening decoupler, and a smooth gearing system. With this bike, a rider can take any trail climbing up and down the hill with guaranteed confidence and a good chance to win due to its high performance, pedaling efficiency, responsiveness, and comfort. This bike is suited for riders that aim to attain a very high level of speed.
Ultralight Carbon Frame
This frame is uniquely laid up to stand out in the carbon world by being tougher than ordinary carbon. It is also extremely light as it is about 1050 grams despite possessing a high amount of strength, ability to smoothen the rough terrains with its IsoSpeed, make rapid acceleration and reduce fatigue on the part of the rider. This frame enables the rider to fly while riding, make sprints, and deliver effectively. The cables also are not easily worn out and the rider can have an enjoyable and fast ride while taking charge of the ride.
M8000 Deore Shimano Brakes
These are hydraulic disc brakes that demonstrate powerful braking powers that are balanced and requires less pressure. They are specially designed for mountain and cross country rides while maintaining heat and durability. This compliant brakes are tough and improve the quality of the ride as they demonstrate incredible speed and smoothness in every trail it comes in contact with. They guarantee the confidence of the rider at any level of speed by being reliable.
Kovee Bontrager Wheels
These carbon wheels are light, suited for races and ensuring the efficiency of the tires and the rider. They are long-lasting, smooth, easy to use while guaranteeing speed, support, stiffness, and strength to the bike. They are tubeless ready, improve the quality of the ride with its good hubs, and ensure the comfort of the rider by effectively reducing the effects of crashes on the bike.
X Lite Race Handlebar
This handlebar is made to satisfy the need for comfort and reduced weight on the bike. The handlebar helps in reducing the effect of bumps on the rider’s palm, is light and uniquely shaped while being accurately wide and smoothly finished. They are also suitable for aggressive riding positions and amplifying the rider’s speed while creating compliance between the stem and handlebar of the bike.
Frame: A very light mountain OCLV carbon frame with IsoSpeed.
Crank: Carbon Truvativ
Stem: Pro Bontrager
Fork: 100mm, RL RockShox
Saddle: Titanium Montrose Bontrager
Bottom Bracket: PF92
Brake: M8000 Deore Shimano
Cassette: 1275 SRAM
Rear Derailleur: GX SRAM
Weight Limit: 136kg
Tire: XR2 Bontrager tire
Handlebar: X Race Bontrager
Wheels: Kovee Bontrager Elite
Seat Post: Pro Bontrager carbon
Shifters: 12-speed SRAM
- The bike is extremely light and fast
- The saddles are also very comfortable
- The IsoSpeed helps in reducing the effects of bumps thus making the bike comfortable for the rider
- The handlebar is not very effective
Can the Trek Procaliber 9.8 take on long rides?
Yes, the bike has comfortable parts that accommodate lengthy rides and races
Is the bike only suited for mountain rides?
No, the bike is also suited for roads
The Trek Procaliber 9.8 is a comfortable and extremely fast bike that can go long trips and races while being suited for roads and mountain trails. As the bike is also light, a rider has no challenges when climbing and descending hilly areas. The bike is most suitable for races who desire to break records and take their winning game to the next level.