An all-new Prime Gas was unveiled as of this morning. And, we’ve got a 2021 Prime Gas (the earlier gen) in our secure of bikes. It’s a favourite whip; particularly, now that we’re again driving within the Methow after the fires.
This model of the Prime Gas has advanced from XC racing to downcountry ripping. That’s the primary I’ve heard the time period downcountry too. It means a extra succesful, agile bike for climbing and descending. Trek achieves this steadiness with a 66-degree headtube angle (1.5 levels slacker than earlier fashions) and 10+mm extra attain than earlier than for elevated stability at pace and on descents.
The 120mm of journey entrance and rear comes with both RockShox Deluxe Final or FOX DSP trunnion-mounted shocks for heavy-hitting path efficiency. Trek additionally improved their rear suspension kinematics for extra environment friendly pedaling and fewer squat.
Trek ships the bike with their stowage system, extra Knock Block radius (protects the body), and at a price range for all riders in aluminum and carbon.
If Trek’s downcountry bike pursuits you, watch the launch webinar under. I recognize the progressive geometry evolution Trek has finished and in addition tremendous pleased with the Supercaliber. Their hardtail/suspension bike handles a lot of the trails obtainable for me to trip.