Trek 2020 X-Caliber 8


Set your wheels in motion with the 2020 X-Caliber 8 by TREK. Known for its superior quality and exceptional craftsmanship, this cross-country mountain bike promises fast laps and lengthy trail adventures. Meticulously built with a focus on high-value parts that impart the utmost performance, this bike boasts a 1x SRAM drivetrain, RockShox fork, and hydraulic disc brakes, making it a top choice for both novice mountain bikers and experienced XC racers seeking a thrilling singletrack experience.

Dedicated mountain bikers who crave speed and reliability will find their match in the X-Caliber 8. Outfitted for races, marathons, and competitive group rides, this bike provides a dependable ride adorned with lightweight components.

Features of the X-Caliber 8 include a lightweight Alpha Gold Aluminium frame and a RockShox 30 Silver 100 mm suspension fork inclusive of a lockout and air spring. This lighter and more adjustable than a coil spring offering ensures maximum performance. Ride with confidence thanks to the Shimano hydraulic disc brakes and delight in the smooth, efficient SRAM SX Eagle 1x12 drivetrain, complemented by a wide-range cassette.

Riding the X-Caliber 8 grants you the dual advantage of a performance frame and high-quality parts. Alongside the RockShox air fork and 1x SRAM Eagle drivetrain, this bike is fitted with lightweight alloy rims, known for their durability and ease of upgrade to tubeless.

  • At the price of a standard hardtail, you'll enjoy the performance of a much pricier equivalent.
  • The RockShox air fork can be fine-tuned to the rider's weight, ensuring a personal riding experience. Its quality far surpasses what is commonly seen on MTBs within this price range.
  • The frame is fully adaptable to high-end parts such as race wheels and a dropper post, providing easy upgrade options.
  • Smart Wheel Sizing delivers the speediest wheel that fits (29” wheels on larger frames, 27.5” wheels on smaller frames).

Made to sate your need for speed, X-Caliber is a classic XC hardtail. It features quick-handling geometry, conscientiously weight-conscious parts, and just enough suspension to soften the bumps. These specifications collectively work to optimise efficiency, making this bicycle perfect for racers or those eager to cover extended ground in shorter timeframes.

The high-tech Alpha Gold Aluminium frame offers enhanced riding features. The tapering head tube enables more accurate and confident front-end handling, while the Boost 141 rear hub spacing facilitates shorter chainstays, providing easier back-end handling.

Frame Size M, UNI, Aluminium, Alpha Gold Aluminium, tapered head tube, internal derailleur and dropper post routing, rack and kickstand mount, Boost141, 5 mm QR
Wheel Size Front 29
Wheel Size Rear 29
Fork RockShox 30 Silver, Solo Air spring, rebound adjust, TurnKey hydraulic lockout, tapered steerer, 46 mm offset for 29" wheel, 100 mm QR, 100 mm travel
Fork Unknown
Gears DERAILLEUR, Sram, 1 Gears
Wheels UNKNOWN, Bontrager Kovee, double-wall, Tubeless-Ready, 28-hole, 23 mm width, Presta valve // Bontrager Kovee, double-wall, Tubeless-Ready, 32-hole, 23 mm width, Presta valve Formula DC-20 LW, alloy, 6-bolt, 5x100 mm QR Formula DC-2241, alloy, 6-bolt, Shimano 8/9/10 freehub, Boost141, 5 mm QR
Shifters SRAM, SRAM SX Eagle, 12-speed,
Kickstand UNKNOWN, Unknown
Front Brake SH, Shimano RT26, 6-bolt,160 mm, Disc brake with hydraulic actuation
Rear Brake SH, Shimano RT26, 6-bolt,160 mm, Disc brake with hydraulic actuation
Rear Derailleur ,
Crankset SRAM, SRAM SX Eagle, GXP, 30T steel ring, Boost, 175 mm length Truvativ Powerspline, 73 mm, threaded cartridge, 118 mm spindle
Chain SRAM, SRAM SX Eagle, 12-speed
Headset UNBRANDED, Semi-integrated, loose ball bearing, 1-1/8" top, 1.5" bottom
Handlebar BONTRAGER, Bontrager alloy, 31.8 mm, 5 mm rise, 720 mm width
Stem BONTRAGER, Bontrager Elite, 31.8 mm, Blendr-compatible, 7-degree, 70 mm length
Bartape / Grips BONTRAGER
Saddle BONTRAGER, Bontrager Arvada, steel rails, 138 mm width
Front Light UNKNOWN
Rear Light UNKNOWN

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