It's right for you if...
You measure your rides in speed and distance, and want a fast XC bike that will help you cover more trail in less time. You race, or you could see yourself getting into racing, so you want a hardtail with competition-level parts that can give you an advantage on the trail.
The tech you get
A lightweight Alpha Gold Aluminium frame with internal derailleur routing, a RockShox Judy Silver fork with 100 mm of travel and a TurnKey remote lockout, a Shimano XT/SLX 1x12 drive train and Shimano hydraulic disc brakes. Plus, Bontrager Kovee Tubeless Ready rims and internal dropper post routing make it easy to upgrade.
The final word
The X-Caliber 9 is a speedy, nimble and efficient XC hardtail that's perfect for riders with a racing pedigree and anyone who dreams of covering epic distances out on the trail.