Trek Remedy 9.8 2020 [Review]

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Reviewed by Pedallers

Last Updated on September 2, 2020

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2020

Trek Remedy 9.8 Review

Trek Remedy 9.8 is a versatile and specially designed mountain bike that is comfortable, yet technical and persistent that is suitable for rough, hilly, and steep terrains. This mountain bike carries a thrilling composition for all riders that love mountain biking and enjoy taking over their rides in different styles—ranging from the tough OCLV carbon frame to an effective braking system and its compatible tires and comfy saddles. The bike religiously leads you through an adventurous ride.

Remedy 9.8 is suitable for long-distance journeys keeping the rider in the perfect riding position even in wild rides. The bike is excellent at climbing hills, excellently stable and long-lasting.

Features

An OCLV Carbon Mountain Frame

This particular carbon is thicker than normal carbon frames as it is structurally engineered. Though thick, this frame assures high-speed, exciting ride, and it excels in all terrains; downhill, uphill, and in wild paths. Its acceleration is second to none in terms of efficiency, its stiffness is accurate and powerful. The OCLV frame makes it excellent on any terrain achievable and is also durable as it reduces the effect of objects that collide with it.

Arvada Elite Bontrager Saddle

This saddle ensures comfort regardless of the length of the ride. It adds no extra weight to the bike as it is also light. The pressure on the saddle is reduced due to the hollow section on the saddle. Slick looking and comfortable as it uses a comfortable material for the finishing. The saddles promote the efficiency and performance of the rider. They are strong while being light.

Tubeless Ready SE4 Bontrager Tires

The Bontrager SE4 is a light, fast and durable tire suited for aggressive riding and tenacious grip. The tires make good timing on long rides, suitable for any kind of terrain and season, excellently puncture-protected, make good bends, sharp turns, and are smooth while rolling. Its traction and braking system is an added advantage. They are excellent tires for wild rides and boost the rider’s confidence.

EVOL Float 36 Fox Fork

This fork enables the smoothness of the suspension of the bike. This is, in turn, makes a ride more enjoyable and more sensitive. Stiffness of the bike is ensured to be about better performance. This Fox 36 attribute makes the bike dependable while making the rider feel excited. They are durable even as they can take on long hard rides. They also reduce road vibrations and reduces the effects of road bumps. They are also highly efficient and light with the capability to make the rider feel extremely comfortable and confident

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SPECIFICATIONS

Frame: A carbon (OCLV), frame with an armored carbon

Wheels: Line Bontrager, 30 carbon

Shifters:  Arvada Bontrager with austenite

Grips: Lock on alloy, XR Bontrager

Tire: SE4 Bontrager, Tubeless ready

Rear Derailleur: Eagle SRAM

Cassette: 12 speed XG-1275 SRAM

Seatpost: Line Bontrager, Dropper

Handlebar: Pro-Line Bontrager

Headset: Integrated knock block

Brake: Hydraulic disc, G2 SRAM

Shock: EVOL Float, 230×57.5mm

Rear Skewer: Switch Bontrager

Crank: 7K descent Eagle, 170mm

Bottom Bracket: 92mm DUB SRAM

Stem: Line Bontrager Pro 50mm

Pros
  • The bike is suitable for all kinds of terrains in mountain biking
  • It is extremely durable
  • It has an excellent braking system
Cons
  • The Thru shaft is not very reliable

FAQs

Is the Remedy 9.8 also suited for road rides?

No. The bike is best suited for mountain rides.

Is the Remedy 9.8 unisex?

Yes, it is.

Conclusion

The Trek Remedy 9.8 is a mountain bike that avails itself for every mountain ride and race. The bike is ready to turn a ride into an adventure and also ensure the safety of the rider. All is in place; good brakes, excellent grips, comfortable seats, great tires, a stable frame, smooth forks and so much more. The bike is also suitable for aggressive rides and long-lasting.

Latest Price: Trek Remedy 9.8

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