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2012 Trek Superfly 100 Pro Bike (discontinued)

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2012 Trek Superfly 100 Pro Bike 2012 Trek Superfly 100 Pro Bike
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This Bike + Good Engine = Podium

The Good:

Lighter than most 4" travel 26er FS frames/Awesome geometry/51mm offset fork enhances trail/ABP rear pivot is beefy and super stiff/Plush, 4.33" (110mm) of rear travel/Asymmetrical chainstays/Thick downtube and BB equals 100% forward thrust/Carbon frame armor/Equally great climber descender/Stock Bontrager saddle is actually nice/Rock Shox fork with dual air simply rocks

The Bad:

Dated, 2010 tech on front derailleur mount(direct mount/type 2) adds grams/Full-length cable housing for front shifter does not optimize correct cable pull ratio/"Big Sweep" bars feels like a Beach Cruiser/Bontrager RXL 29er wheelset weighs a whopping 2000grams/SRAM XX brakes is unsafe and unreliable - ditch them

Overall Review:

After the first-generation(2010) Gary Fisher Superfly 100 frames were deemed a complete reliability nightmare - Trek took over and corrected everything for 2012, by reinforcing unidirectional carbon layups in all affected areas, without compromising weight. Trek also mandated 142x12 rear axles, further beefing up rear stiffness and stability. The ABP rear pivot works as claimed, greatly minimizing tire skidding and keeps the suspension fully active under hard braking.

Overall - the 2012 SF100 Pro is a dream on two wheels; it climbs almost telepathically. When tuned as a Trail bike, this machine is an unreal mixture of log-rolling smoothness and all-day efficiency. On the descents, baby head rock gardens suddenly turn into frozen peas and carrots, allowing you to confidently blaze through them like a 6" travel All-Mountain bike would. Thanks to the short wheelbase - it executes tight switchbacks just like a 26er does. Everything about this bike screams outright fun. I've ridden the BEST of the BEST 29ers out there(S-Works Epic 29/Santa Cruz Tallboy/Turner Czar/Yeti SB95/Niner Jet9 RDO/Ibis Ripley/Intense Spider Comp29/Rocky Mountain 999 RSL/Scott Spark 910) and this bike still has the most balanced of all trail attributes, combined with workable light weight. Want a one-bike, go-anywhere quiver killer you can easily keep for years? You're looking at it...


Product Trek Superfly 100 Pro Bike
Model Year 2012
Riding Type Cross Country, Trail
Rider Unisex
Sizes and Geometry
15.5, 17.5, 19, 21, 23 View Geometry
Size 15.5 17.5 19 21 23
Top Tube Length 22.2 23.5 24.3 25.1 26
Head Tube Angle 71° 71° 71° 71° 70.1°
Head Tube Length 4.1 4.5 4.9 5.3 5.7
Seat Tube Angle 73.6 73.6 73.6 73.6 73.6
Seat Tube Length 15.5 17.5 19 21 23
Bottom Bracket Height 12.8 12.8 12.8 12.8 12.8
Chainstay Length 17.8 17.8 17.8 17.8 17.8
Wheelbase 42.7 44 44.8 45.4 46.5
Standover 28,1 29.6 31 32.9 34.8
Wheel Size
Frame Material Carbon Fiber
Frame Material Details OCLV Mountain Carbon main frame & swingarm, Carbon Armor, ABP Convert, Flow Mold Carbon swing link, G2 Geometry, E2 tapered head tube, replaceable derailleur hanger, 110mm travel
Rear Travel 110mm
Rear Shock Fox Factory Series Float RP-23 Adaptive Logic w/ Kashima coat, Boost Valve, 3-position ProPedal, rebound; 7.25x1.75", tuned by Trek in California
Fork RockShox SID XX 29 w/Dual Air spring, remote lockout, rebound, custom G2 Geometry, 51mm offset crown, E2 tapered steerer, 15QR thru axle, 100mm travel
Fork Travel 100mm
Head Tube Diameter 1.5 Taper
Headset Cane Creek 40
Handlebar Bontrager Race X Lite Carbon Big Sweep, 12 degree sweep
Stem Bontrager Race XXX Lite, 31.8mm
Grips ESI Silicone
Brakes Avid XX hydraulic disc brakes
Brake Levers Avid XX hydraulic disc brakes
Shifters SRAM XX, 10 speed
Front Derailleur SRAM X0, direct mount
Rear Derailleur SRAM XX
Cranks SRAM XX, 39/26
Chainrings 39.26
Bottom Bracket
Cassette SRAM XX 11-36, 10 speed
Rims Bontrager Race X Lite TLR Disc 29 wheel system,Tubeless Ready
Hubs 15mm FCC front hub, 142x12mm rear hub, 28 hole
Tires Bontrager 29-1 Team, 29x2.2"
Saddle Bontrager Evoke RXL, carbon
Seatpost Bontrager Race XXX Lite, 31.6mm, 5mm offset
Seatpost Diameter 31.6
Seatpost Clamp
Rear Dropout / Hub Dimensions 142x12
Max. Tire Size
Bottle Cage Mounts
Colors Onyx Carbon/Signature Silver
Weight N/A
Price $7,349.99
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