Welcome to the new Top Fuel for 2022. More versatile, more travel, more fun!
The Top Fuel platform got a redesign for 2022, with an aim towards improving the bike's prowess on technical trails. A slightly longer top tube and slacker head angle gives the Top Fuel a more confident feel on technical descents and rough trail features. With the Top Fuel 9.8, Trek still uses their world-class OCLV Mountain carbon fiber in the frame and rear triangle, ensuring very light weight and high strength. Steep inclines and twisty singletrack remain the Top Fuel 9.8's playground.
Trek's proprietary Active Braking Pivot (or ABP) rear suspension has a unique design that isolates braking forces from the action of the rear suspension. The concentric rear pivot allows the shock to work smoothly in all conditions, from washboard hardpan to stair-step descents. The ABP suspension's lower front pivot is also in line with the top of the chainring, eliminating any wasted energy during hard pedaling. With rear suspension travel bumped up to 120mm, the Top Fuel 9.8 is more capable than ever. An air-adjustable RockShox Deluxe Ultimate RCT shock features adjustable rebound for perfect fine tuning for different trail conditions, riding styles and rider weights. The lower shock mount is also a reversible Mino Link. By flipping the Mino Link, the geometry of the Top Fuel 9.8 can be changed, depending on rider preferences and trail conditions. The rear shock works though an ultra-stiff magnesium rocker link that helps keep the rear suspension working smoothly.
The details found on every carbon fiber full suspension bike from Trek are still there.
-A tapered head tube that anchors the suspension fork, improving handling and front braking -Oversized down tube with Internal Frame Storage and BITS tool roll -Control Freak internal cable routing for rattle-free riding and easy cable servicing -Downtube guard to deflect gravel spray off the front tire -An updated Knock Block headset that prevents the handlebar from smashing the top tube
Up front, an air-adjustable RockShox SID Select+ suspension fork does handling duties. 120mm of travel matches the Top Fuel's rear suspension, while a 15mm thru-axle adds an extra dash of razor-sharpness to every technical trail.
Shimano's proven 12-speed Deore XT components make up the drivetrain of the Top Fuel 9.8. The 12-speed shifter, clutch-equipped rear derailleur, 30T single-ring crankset, 10-51T cassette and even the chain are Shimano XT components. The RapidFire shifter boasts a dual-action lever that shifts to a smaller cog with either a push or a pull. That massive cassette is a mixture of aluminum and steel assembled in a lightweight package and backed by a flex-resistant 1-piece spider. The 30T chainring is a direct-mount unit, keeping overall crankset weight low.
Bontrager's Line Elite 30 OCLV carbon fiber tubeless wheels make for brilliant rolling stock on the Top Fuel 9.8. A 29mm internal rim width offers a meaty platform for the bike's Bontrager XR 4 Team Issue 29x2.4" tires. The thru-axle rear hub sports a Rapid Drive 108 cassette that allows for much faster engagement when pedaling out of hairpins and uphill curves. Reigning in speed is the job of Shimano's Deore XT 4-piston hydraulic disc brakes. Yes, just like on a MotoGP bike, more pistons make for better braking performance.
What would a full-suspension mount bike be without a dropper post? The Top Fuel 9.8 is equipped with a Line Elite dropper post that gets the saddle out of the way with the push of the bar-mounted remote lever. A Bontrager Arvada saddle sits atop the dropper post, bringing a comfy perch to the bike. The Bontrager Line Pro OCLV carbon fiber handlebar has a 35mm clamp diameter, and is mated to an alloy Bontrager Line Pro Knock Block stem.
Cross country racing demands plenty from the rider and the bike. The longer the course, the more technical the terrain and the tougher the competition, the better the bike needs to be. Welcome to the Anthem Advanced Pro.
Any full suspension mountain bike needs to have an incredibly strong and light "backbone" for optimum performance. The Advanced Composite carbon fiber main frame of the Anthem Advanced Pro allows the bike to transfer power with lightning-quick response. A PowerCore bottom bracket anchors the crankset for flex-free power delivery. The OverDrive tapered head tube adds an extra dash of razor-sharpness in technical singletrack. The frame's torsional strength allows the suspension -on both ends- to perform precisely. The rear Maestro swingarm is also produced with Advanced-grade Composite carbon fiber, bringing precise handling and very light weight to the chassis. The Maestro suspension geometry itself doesn't soak up your efforts from pedaling due to the main lower pivot being directly in line with the chain. The upper and lower suspension elements of the Maestro suspension are uneven, allowing the wheel to travel slightly backwards with every impact. The shock can respond better for improved control over terrain features rough and smooth. The air-adjustable Fox Float DPS Performance Elite rear shock delivers 90mm of travel; perfect for XC courses and fast singletrack. The Advanced Forged Composite rocker link has the shock installed in a Trunnion mount, all but eliminating binding from lateral friction.
The Anthem Advanced Pro's suspension fork is an air-adjustable Fox 32 Float SC Performance Elite unit. Lightweight step-cast lowers, adjustable rebound and 100mm of travel deliver high performance for the XC racer. Both shocks can be locked out with a bar-mounted remote lever.
Shimano's award-winning Deore XT components are found throughout the Anthem Advanced Pro 1. The single-ring 32T crankset, 12-speed RapidFire shifter, Shadow-style derailleur, 10-51T Hyperglide+ cassette, and the flat-mount hydraulic disc brakes are all designed to work perfectly in concert.
Giant's own tubeless-ready carbon fiber XCR-1 29'er wheels aren't just feather-light, they're plenty strong for tackling rough trails and hard landings. They're tubeless-ready, and feature Boost110/148 hub spacing for improved high-speed handling. 31mm wide rims allow the tires to spread out for a better "footprint" on the trail. The tubeless tires themselves are Maxxis 29x2.25" Recon Race rubber with a low-profile tread for low rolling resistance.
The Anthem Advanced Pro's "furniture" consists of a Composite carbon fiber Contact seatpost, Contact SL saddle, alloy Contact SL stem and Composite carbon fiber Contact SLR XC handlebar.
This Top Fuel is built around the same ultra-light OCLV Mountain carbon fiber frame of the higher priced race-day versions. A tapered head tube and a threaded bottom bracket ensure precise handling and flex-free power delivery. Internal Control Freak cable routing brings a sleek look to the Top Fuel 9.7 while keeping cables clean and running smooth. A Knock Block steerer stop prevents the fork crown from impacting the frame's down tube in the event of a crash. Carrying your ride essentials is easy, thanks to the internal storage compartment found in the down tube. A BITS tool roll comes free with the Top Fuel 9.7 as well.Trek's rear Active Braking Pivot (or ABP) rear suspension geometry all but eliminates rear suspension movement due to braking or hard pedaling loads. Cool, huh? A one-piece EVO Link upper pivot link offers smooth operation for the air-adjustable Fox Performance Float unit. Up front, an air-adjustable Fox Rhythm 34 fork soaks up rock gardens and root "fun houses" with 120mm of travel.
Shimano supplies the 12-speed Deore XT shifter and clutch-equipped Deore XT rear derailleur, making every shift lightning-quick, no matter how rough the terrain gets. A 30T direct-mount chainring is installed on a Shimano Deore alloy crankset, while the Top Fuel 9.7's cassette is a 10-51T Shimano SLX unit for a massive gearing range.
The Top Fuel 9.7's rolling stock consists of Bontrager's tubeless-ready alloy Line Comp 30 wheels wrapped with 29x2.40" Bontrager XR4 Team Issue tubeless tires. Easy acceleration and confident grip make the Top Fuel 9.7 a brilliant racer in the twisties. Shimano 4-piston hydraulic disc brakes help reign in speed in all conditions, rain or shine. A TranzX dropper post gets the Arvada saddle out of the way on precipitous descents. Bontrager's alloy Elite 35mm stem, and alloy Line handlebars complete the Top Fuel 9.7.
Spring, summer, winter or fall, the physics remain the same: A lighter bike does everything wth less effort.
The Farley 9.6 is built around a superlight OCLV Mountain carbon fiber frame and OCLV carbon fiber Haru fork, making every alloy frame feel heavy and clumsy underneath you. The frameset is not only light, but also tremendously strong for razor-sharp handling and power delivery. Adjustable Stranglehold thru-axle rear dropouts let you alter the wheelbase up to 15mm to dial in handling in a wide range of trail conditions. A tapered head tube/steerer tube all but eliminates front-end flex, improving handling prowess further. Thru-axle fork dropouts add an extra dash of handling precision. The Farley 9.6 features a polymer Carbon Armor downtube shield to ward off rock strikes. Internal routing for a remote dropper post and external routing for hydraulic brake lines make servicing the Farley 9.6 simple. Bottle mounts aren't forgotten. We recommend hot cider in your water bottle.
A fatbike relies on enormous tires to gain control on snow, ice, slush, dirt and mud. The wider the tires, the better the grip. The previous generation of fatbikes used 26" wheels, proving a very large ground contact patch when combined with 3.8" tires. The Farley 9.6, however, uses 27.5" wheels, and 4.5" wide Barbegazi Team Issue tubeless-ready tires. This gives the Farley 9.6 even more grip for riding in slippery, snowy and messy conditions. Converting to tubeless eliminates over 2 pounds (!!) of rotating mass out of the wheels, making the Farley 9.6 even quicker off the start line and out of tight corners. Alloy SUNringlé Mulefüt 80 SL wheels are laced to Bontrager alloy hubs with stout 15mm thru-axle skewers. The rear hub's 108T RapidDrive freehub almost completely removes "free play"; the delay between pushing down on the pedals and actually getting power into the rear wheel. A pretty useful feature when traversing technical terrain or icy rock gardens.
SRAM produces the Farley 9.6's single-ring drivetrain, reducing mechanical complexity and weight. SRAM's 12-speed GX Eagle rear shifter, GX Eagle rear derailleur, 30T GX Eagle crankset, 11-50T Eagle cassette and GX Eagle chain all function seamlessly for lightning-quick operation and long service life. SRAM also supplies the Level TL hydraulic disc brakes that use DOT fluid for especially cold conditions. A Bontrage Arvada saddle sits atop an alloy seatpost, while an accessory-ready alloy Bontrager Elite Blendr stem, alloy Rhythm Comp handlebar and ESI Chunky grips complete the cockpit.
A few short years ago, most riders were doubtful that a hardtail cross-country bike could get much better. Frames were lighter than ever. Components worked better and lasted longer. 29'er wheels and high-performance tires did a better job of helping the rider stay upright at top speed. How could Trek possibly improve the racing hardtail?
The designers in Waterloo, WI looked at their award-winning Domane road bike (and Boone cyclocross bike) and wondered if their IsoSpeed decoupler could improve performance on the trail as much as it did on the road. They were right. The result is the Procaliber cross-country hardtail. Meticulously built with the right components, the Procaliber is an exceptional machine for all-out racing.
Trek's OCLV Mountain carbon fiber frame boasts astonishing torsional strength as well as feather-lightness. Power transfer from the crankset to the wheels is lightning-quick, delivering trail-conquering speed and acceleration. The bike's overall geometry gives it nimble handling for race day performance, or for just cutting loose on local singletrack.
Razor-sharp handling and excellent power transfer are all well and good, but the IsoSpeed decoupler found at the seat tube/down tube juncture is the secret to rider comfort. And as we all know, comfort = power and power = speed. Staying fresher for longer allows every rider to give their best performance, especially at the finish line. Power transfer is improved with a press-fit PF92 bottom bracket, while a tapered head tube adds handling precision, especially on bumpy terrain. Internal cable routing keeps the Procaliber 9.6 looking clean, too. There's even a polymer downtube guard that protects the paint from "roost" flying off the front tire. Up front, an air-adjustable RockShox Recon Gold RL suspension fork helps tackle rock gardens and technical terrain with 100mm of travel. Don't need the suspension on gravel sections? A remote lockout lever lets you shut it off without taking your hands off the bars. Cool, huh?All this technology has been put through the wringer at World Cup mountain bike races by Trek's Factory Racing Team. If the Procaliber will put up with that, we're sure it'll impress you...
The components haven't been overlooked on the Procaliber 9.6, and they're all race-tested, too. 12-speed Shimano SLX shifters operate a Shimano Deore XT rear derailleur, ensuring lightning-quick operation in the heat of battle. A Shimano alloy crankset with a 30T chainring and a 10-51T Shimano SLX cassette boast a massive gearing range for roller-coaster courses and all-day adventures. Trek didn't scrimp on the Procaliber 9.6's wheelset, giving it a set of tubeless-ready alloy Bontrager Kovee Comp 23 wheels wrapped with grippy tubeless Bontrager XR2 Team Issue tires. Front and rear thru-axle hubs and Boost 110/148 hub spacing adds lateral strength to the wheels, improving handling even further. A Rapid Drive 108 rear free hub all but eliminates wasted "free play" between coasting and accelerating. Easy speed, bags of traction and proven durability are all found here! Helping to reign in speed -rain or shine- is the job of Shimano's MT4100 hydraulic disc brakes. A Bontrager Arvada saddle, alloy 2-bolt Bontrager Comp seatpost, accessory-ready alloy Rhythm stem and alloy Comp handlebar complete the Procaliber 9.6.
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Cross country racing demands speed and agility. The trails get twisty, the climbs get more demanding, and the competition doesn't let up. Neither should you!
The Procaliber is a pure racer, built for traveling down singletrack as fast as the rider can pedal. Every cross country machine should be built feather-light, so that nothing holds back a rider hammering out of every corner and attacking every climb. The Procaliber 9.5 is built around an OCLV Mountain carbon fiber frame, keeping total bike weight as low as possible while still maintaining a rugged design. Lightness, however, doesn't result in a rubbery frame that can't corner or transmit power. The Procaliber 9.5's frame details ensure every pedal stroke gets instant response. A press-fit BB92 bottom bracket that anchors the crankset, along with a 12mm rear thru-axle dropout add rigidity to the rear triangle. The frame's down tube isn't a heavy curved shape, but is instead a Straight Shot linear design for further weight reduction. The Knock Block keyed headset prevents the fork crown from impacting the downtube in the event of a crash. A tapered head tube adds handling precision in every technical corner. Internal cable routing and flat-mount disc brake caliper installation keep the Procaliber 9.5 looking clean and sleek, too.
Rough singletrack on a hardtail can tire any racer, no matter how fit. Trek's race-proven IsoSpeed decoupler found at the top of the seat tube allows the frame to flex vertically to absorb trail chatter without compromising overall frame rigidity. Front suspension consists of an air-adjustable RockShox Judy SL suspension fork, bringing 100mm of travel to the party.
Single-ring drivetrains have come of age, and the Procaliber 9.5 uses Shimano components to maximum effect. A 12-speed Shimano Deore RapidFire shifter operates a Shimano Deore Shadow+ rear derailleur, offering lightning-quick shifting and long service life. The lever-operated clutch on the derailleur helps keep chain tension tight to prevent dropped chains on the really rough stuff. Cool, huh? The alloy Shimano single-ring crankset sports a 30T chainring, while a Shimano Deore cassette boasts an absolutely massive 10-51T gearing range. Roller-coaster race courses are no long fearsome with the Procaliber 9.5 on your side! Rolling stock consists of Bontrager's tubeless-ready alloy Bontrager Kovee wheels wrapped with meaty 29x2.20" tubeless-ready Bontrager XR2 Team Issue tires (maximum recommended tire width is 29"x2.40", in case you were wondering). XC racing can get muddy in a hurry, but Shimano's hydraulic disc brakes help to reign in speed with excellent lever feedback and stopping power. The Procaliber 9.5's Bontrager Arvada saddle provides a comfy perch for long hours on the trails, while an alloy 2-bolt Bontrager seatpost can put up with harsh conditions without loosening. An accessory-ready alloy Bontrager Rhythm Comp stem and alloy Bontrager handlebar completes this race-ready speed machine.