Bike Comparison

The Orbea ALMA H20-EAGLE 27.5, Trek X-Caliber 8, and Trek X-Caliber 9 are all aluminum frame hardtail crosscountry bikes. The ALMA H20-EAGLE 27.5 has 29″ wheels, the X-Caliber 8 has 29″ / 29″ wheels, and the X-Caliber 9 has 27.5″ / 29″ wheels. Explore the differences below.

    2020 Orbea ALMA H20-EAGLE 27.5
    2021 Trek X-Caliber 8
    2021 Trek X-Caliber 9
    MSRP$1,329$1,649
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    CategoryCrosscountryCrosscountryCrosscountry
    Weight30.4 lbs29.5 lbs
    FrameAluminumAluminumAluminum
    ForkRockShox Judy Silver TK
    
    RockShox Judy
    
    RockShox Judy
    
    WheelsAluminumAluminumAluminum
    Wheel Size29″29″ / 29″27.5″ / 29″
    Brake TypeHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic Disc
    GroupsetNX Eagle, Truvativ Stylo
    
    SX Eagle
    
    XT, SLX
    
    Drivetrain1 × 121 × 121 × 12
    Gear Range

    Orbea ALMA H20-EAGLE 27.5

    25 mph

    Trek X-Caliber 8

    24 mph

    Trek X-Caliber 9

    26 mph
    SuspensionHardtailHardtailHardtail
    Front Travel100mm100mm100mm
    Rear Travel---
    SeatpostRigidRigidRigid
    Brand Siteorbea.comtrekbikes.comtrekbikes.com
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    ALMA H20-EAGLE 27.5
    X-Caliber 8
    X-Caliber 9

    Geometry

    Specs
    Frame

    Orbea Alma Hydro Boost141 Triple Butted 4X4 Taper PF Race

    Alpha Gold Aluminium, tapered head tube, internal derailleur and dropper post routing, rack and kickstand mount, Boost141, 5 mm QR

    Alpha Gold Aluminum, tapered head tube, internal derailleur & dropper post routing, rack & kickstand mount, Boost141, 5mm QR

    Fork

    RockShox Judy Silver TK Remote Solo Air 100 QR15x110 Boost

    Size: S, RockShox Judy SL, Solo Air spring, TurnKey lockout, tapered steerer, Boost110, 15 mm Maxle Lite, 100 mm travel; Size: M, M/L, L, XL, XXL, RockShox Judy SL, Solo Air spring, TurnKey lockout, tapered steerer, Boost110, 15 mm Maxle Stealth, 100 mm travel

    Size: S, RockShox Judy Silver, Solo Air, TurnKey remote lockout, tapered steerer, Boost110, 15mm Maxle, 100mm travel; Size: M, ML, L, XL, XXL, RockShox Judy Silver, Solo Air spring, TurnKey remote lockout, tapered steerer, Boost110, 15mm Maxle Lite, 100mm travel

    Bottom Bracket

    Truvativ Powerspline, 73 mm, threaded cartridge, 118 mm spindle

    Shimano SM-BB52, 73mm, threaded external bearing

    Headset

    FSA 1-1/8 - 1-1/2" Integrated

    Semi-integrated, loose ball bearing, 1-1/8'' top, 1.5'' bottom

    Semi-integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, alloy cups, 1-1/8'' top, 1.5'' bottom

    Stem

    Alloy 31.8mm interface 7º

    Size: S, Bontrager Elite, 31.8 mm, Blendr-compatible, 7-degree, 60 mm length; Size: M, Bontrager Elite, 31.8 mm, Blendr-compatible, 7-degree, 70 mm length; Size: M/L, L, Bontrager Elite, 31.8 mm, Blendr-compatible, 7-degree, 80 mm length; Size: XL, XXL, Bontrager Elite, 31.8 mm, Blendr-compatible, 7-degree, 90 mm length

    Size: S, Bontrager Elite, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 60mm length; Size: M, Bontrager Elite, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 70mm length; Size: ML, L, Bontrager Elite, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 80mm length; Size: XL, XXL, Bontrager Elite, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 90mm length

    Handlebar

    Alloy Flat 31.8mm 720mm

    Bontrager alloy, 31.8 mm, 5 mm rise, 720 mm width

    Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 5mm rise, 720mm width

    Saddle

    Selle Royal Seta Sport

    Bontrager Arvada, steel rails, 138 mm width

    Bontrager Arvada, steel rails, 138mm width

    Seatpost

    Alloy forge head 27.2 Offset 0

    Size: S, Bontrager alloy, 31.6 mm, 12 mm offset, 330 mm length; Size: M, Bontrager alloy, 31.6 mm, 12 mm offset, 360 mm length; Size: M/L, L, XL, XXL, Bontrager alloy, 31.6 mm, 12 mm offset, 400 mm length

    Size: S, Bontrager alloy, 31.6mm, 12mm offset, 330mm length; Size: M, Bontrager alloy, 31.6mm, 12mm offset, 360mm length; Size: ML, L, XL, XXL, Bontrager alloy, 31.6mm, 12mm offset, 400mm length

    Grips

    Bontrager XR Trail Comp, nylon lock-on

    Groupset
    Rear Derailleur

    SRAM NX Eagle

    SRAM SX Eagle

    Shimano XT M8100, long cage, 51T max cog

    Crank

    SRAM Stylo 6K Eagle Dub Boost 32t

    Size: S, SRAM SX Eagle, GXP, 30T steel ring, Boost, 170 mm length; Size: M, M/L, L, XL, XXL, SRAM SX Eagle, GXP, 30T steel ring, Boost, 175 mm length

    Size: S, Shimano MT611, 30T steel ring, alloy spider, Boost (52mm chainline), 170mm length; Size: S, Shimano MT610, 30T steel ring, Boost (52mm chainline), 170mm; Size: M, ML, L, XL, XXL, Shimano MT611, 30T steel ring, alloy spider, Boost (52mm chainline), 175mm length; Size: M, ML, L, XL, XXL, Shimano MT610, 30T steel ring, Boost (52mm chainline), 175mm

    Shifters

    SRAM NX Eagle

    SRAM SX Eagle, 12-speed

    Shimano SLX M7100, 12 speed

    Cassette

    SRAM NX PG-1230 Eagle 11-50t 12-Speed

    SRAM PG-1210 Eagle, 11-50, 12-speed

    Shimano SLX M7100, 10-51, 12 speed

    Chain

    SRAM NX Eagle 12-Speed

    SRAM SX Eagle, 12-speed

    Shimano SLX M7100, 12 speed

    Brakes

    Shimano MT201 Hydraulic Disc

    Shimano MT200 hydraulic disc

    Size: S, M, ML, L, XL, XXL, Shimano hydraulic disc, MT4100 lever, MT410 caliper; Size: S, M, ML, L, XL, XXL, Shimano hydraulic disc, MT401 lever, MT400 caliper

    Wheels
    Rims

    Mach1 Klixx 23c Tubeless Ready

    Bontrager Kovee, double-wall, Tubeless Ready, 28-hole, 23 mm width, Presta valve

    Size: S, M, ML, L, XL, XXL, Bontrager Kovee, double-wall, Tubeless Ready, 28-hole, 23mm width, presta valve; Size: S, M, ML, L, XL, XXL, Bontrager Kovee, double-wall, Tubeless Ready, 32-hole, 23mm width, presta valve

    Spokes

    14 g stainless steel

    15g stainless steel

    Front Hub

    Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, alloy axle, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15 mm thru axle

    Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, alloy axle, 6-bolt, Boost110, 15mm thru axle

    Rear Hub

    Formula DCL-141Q, sealed bearing, 6-bolt, Shimano 10 freehub, Boost141, 5 mm QR

    Bontrager alloy, sealed bearing, 6-bolt, Shimano MicroSpline freehub, Boost141, 5mm QR

    Tires

    Maxxis Ikon 2.20" FB 60 TPI Dual

    Size: S, Bontrager XR3 Comp, wire bead, 30 tpi, 27.5x2.20''; Size: M, M/L, L, XL, XXL, Bontrager XR3 Comp, wire bead, 30 tpi, 29x2.20"

    Size: S, Bontrager XR3 Comp, wire bead, 30 tpi, 27.5x2.20''; Size: M, ML, L, XL, XXL, Bontrager XR3 Comp, wire bead, 30tpi, 29x2.20''

    Disk Rotors

    Size: S, M, M/L, L, XL, XXL, Shimano RT26, 6-bolt,160 mm; Size: L, XL, XXL, Shimano RT26, 6-bolt,180 mm

    Size: S, M, ML, L, XL, XXL, Shimano RT56, 6-bolt, 180mm; Size: S, M, ML, L, XL, XXL, Shimano RT56, 6-bolt, 160mm