Marlin takes its cue from light, fast XC bikes. The right wheel size for each frame size, performance pedigree, and unbeatable ride feel make Marlin the perfect trail rider.
When you're ready for longer days on the bike, bigger challenges on the trail, and all the fun of the full mountain biking experience, you're ready for Marlin.
XC light, mountain tough
Hydroformed Alpha Aluminum frame is race light, mountain strong, and ride tuned for peak performance.
Our extended size range guarantees a better fit, so you get a better ride.
Limited lifetime warranty
These bikes are built to last, and backed by Trek's limited lifetime warranty.
Smart Wheel Size
One wheel size does not fit all. We put the right size wheel on every frame: 27.5” on 13.5” and 15.5” frames, 29er on 17.5” and up. Everyone wins.
- Ride the fastest wheel that fits with Smart Wheel Size
- Ride-tuned aluminum frame is XC light, mountain tough
- Extended size range gives you a better fit for a better ride
- Backed by Trek's limited lifetime warranty
|Frame||Alpha Silver Aluminum w/semi-integrated head tube, rack & fender mounts, G2 Geometry on 29ers|
|Fork||RockShox 30, coil spring, preload, TurnKey lockout, G2 Geometry w/51mm offset on 29ers, 100mm travel (13.5: 80mm travel)|
|Headset||1-1/8" threadless, semi-integrated, semi-cartridge bearings|
|Rims/Wheels||Bontrager Connection 32-hole double-walled|
|Hubs||Front: Formula DC20 alloy; Rear: Formula DC22 alloy|
|Tires||Bontrager XR2, 29x2.20" front, 29x2.00" rear (13.5 & 15.5: 27.5x2.20")|
|Bottom Bracket||Sealed cartridge|
|Front Derailleur||Shimano Altus|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano Acera M3000, Shadow|
|Rear Cogs||Shimano HG20, 11-34, 9 speed|
|Shifters||Shimano Altus M370, 9 speed|
|Handlebars||Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 15mm rise|
|Stem||Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 7mm rise, Blendr compatible|
|Brakes||Tektro M285 hydraulic disc|
|Pedals||Wellgo nylon platform|
|Saddle||Bontrager Evoke 1.5|
|Seatpost||Bontrager SSR, 2-bolt head, 27.2mm, 12mm offset|
* Subject to change without notice.