The 2023 Trek Procaliber 9.6 is a race-ready cross country hardtail. Its fast carbon frame boasts a trail-taming IsoSpeed decoupler, quick-rolling 29er wheels and a RockShox Recon Gold RL suspension fork to keep you fast and smooth over roots and rocks during your most demanding mountain bike rides.
A light and stiff carbon frame with the unique advantage of our trail-smoothing IsoSpeed, a 100 mm RockShox Recon Gold RL fork with a plush DebonAir spring and remote lockout, a lighter-weight wide-range Shimano SLX drivetrain, and tubeless 29" Bontrager Kovee Comp 23 wheels.
This bike can compete with the very best hardtails out there. You get fatigue-fighting IsoSpeed with component upgrades that save weight and give you better handling. If you want to rock the local race scene and rack up serious mileage, the Procaliber 9.6 is a great choice.
- The upgraded fork gives you a remote lockout, a more plush spring and a damper that gives you more control over the rough stuff.
- The IsoSpeed decoupler and carbon frame makes it ride smoother than any other hardtail, so your body doesn't get beaten up by trail chatter
- The solid XC group set will hold its own on the race course, but it's also going to hang tough through everyday training rides
- You get a Straight Shot downtube for extra-stiff, responsive handling without added weight and a Knock Block headset that protects against spinning bars and fork crowns
- The remote lockout lets you lock out the fork without taking your hands off the bars
Mountain biking is an incredibly diverse sport. Mountain bikes now come in three main flavours. They are XC, Trail and Enduro.
XC – short for cross country, are quick race bikes. They will normally have 29” wheels and come with 100mm of suspension. If you are mainly going to be riding bridleways and natural trails in the South East of England, where our shops are, an XC bike will be the quickest and most efficient option.
Trail – these bikes are designed to be pedalled up and down hill and for use on bridleways and natural trails, but also at dedicated trail centres. They normally come with 130mm or 140mm of suspension travel and can have either 27.5” or 29” wheels, but 29” is quickly becoming the norm. Trail bikes are good all-rounders. They won’t be as fast as an XC bike on the flat but they can handle a lot more challenging terrain, and a few jumps. If you plan on taking your bike to trail centres in Wales, or to the Alps, then a trail bike may be your best option.
Enduro – enduro racing is a thing in and of itself but many people buy enduro bikes for ‘aggressive’ trail riding and uplift days at places like Bike Park Wales. This generally means challenging downhill trails with some big jumps. With around 160mm of suspension travel enduro bikes can take some big hits. They are designed to be efficient enough to pedal up hills but really come into their own when pointed downhill. You get enduro bikes in either 27.5” or 29” wheel sizes as well as mullet setups of 29 at the front and 27.5 at the back.
Nearly all the mountain bikes we sell are now unisex. All of the big brands have gradually stopped doing dedicated men’s and women’s bikes over the last few years. Instead they are focussed on producing bikes in a bigger range of sizes. So, for instance, the Trek Marlin 5 is a unisex bike that now comes in sizes from XXS to XXL large. This means it will fit riders from 4’ 5” to 6’ 5” and everything in between.
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Trek made their first bikes in 1976 in a barn in Wisconsin. Now they’re one of the biggest bike brands in the world. Trek bikes cover everything from professional-level road and mountain bike race bikes to commuters, hybrids and kids bikes. There is a strong heritage of racing at Trek and many Trek bikes have a strong race influence. They take a very scientific approach to researching bike and human performance and then make the fastest and most efficient bikes they can.
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Frame - OCLV Mountain Carbon, IsoSpeed, tapered head tube, Knock Block, internal control routing, balanced post-mount brake, Boost148
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
Suspension lever - RockShox OneLoc Sprint
Hub front - Bontrager sealed bearing, alloy axle, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15 mm thru axle
Skewer rear - Bontrager Switch thru-axle, removable lever
Rim - Bontrager Kovee Comp 23, Tubeless-Ready
Tyre - Bontrager XR2 Team Issue, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength sidewall, aramid bead, 120 tpi, 29x2.20"
Shifter - Shimano SLX M7100, 12-speed
Rear derailleur - Shimano XT M8100, long cage
Crank - Shimano MT611, 30T steel ring, alloy spider, 52 mm chainline
Bottom bracket - Shimano MT500, 92 mm, PressFit
Cassette - Shimano SLX M7100, 10-51, 12-speed
Chain - Shimano Deore M6100
Saddle - Bontrager Arvada, hollow chromoly rails, 138 mm width
Seatpost - Bontrager Comp, 6061 alloy, 31.6 mm, 8 mm offset
Handlebar - Bontrager Comp, alloy, 31.8 mm, 5 mm rise
Grips - Bontrager XR Trail Comp, nylon lock-on
Stem - Bontrager Rhythm Comp, 31.8mm, Knock Block, 0-degree
Brake - Shimano hydraulic disc, MT4100 lever, MT410 calliper
Brake rotor - Shimano RT56, 6-bolt
Weight - Medium - 11.43 kg / 25.21 lbs (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).
|Colours||BLUE CARBON SMOKE, SATIN MARIGOLD/DEEP SMOKE|
|Sizes||L - 29 WHEEL, M - 29 WHEEL, ML - 29 WHEEL, S - 29 WHEEL, XL - 29 WHEEL, XXL - 29 WHEEL|
|Barcodes||601842589205, 601842589212, 601842589229, 601842589236, 601842589243, 601842589250, 601842765463, 601842765470, 601842765487, 601842765494, 601842765500, 601842765517|
|SKUs / Part Numbers||5260291, 5260292, 5260293, 5260294, 5260295, 5260296, 5275608, 5275609, 5275610, 5275611, 5275612, 5275613|
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