Trek Marlin 6 2021Regular price £600.00
Marlin 6 is a quality introductory cross country mountain bike with front suspension and an upgraded 2x8 drivetrain that's light, simple, and easy to use. It's built in Trek's trail heritage, but also equipped with features like mounts for a rack and kickstand that make it a great choice for daily commuters.
It's right for you if...
You're testing the waters of off-road riding, and want a real mountain bike at great value, with a wide range of gears to cover more ground on the road and trail.
The tech you get
The heart of Marlin 6 is a lightweight Alpha Silver Aluminium frame with internal routing to protect your cables and add to the bike's sleek look. It has an efficient 2x8 drivetrain, hydraulic disc brakes that feel smoother than mechanical disc brakes and a suspension fork with 100 mm of travel and a lockout feature that lets you temporarily lock the suspension for better efficiency while climbing.
The final word
|Frame||Alpha Silver Aluminium, internal routing, chainstay disc-brake mount, rack and kickstand mount, 135x5 mm QR|
|Fork||SR Suntour XCT 30, coil spring, preload, hydraulic lockout, 51mm offset for 29" wheel, 100 mm QR, 100 mm travel|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano Altus M310|
|Shifters||Shimano Altus M315, 8-speed|
|Chain set||KMC Z8.3, 8-speed|
|Bottom Bracket||VP BC73, 73 mm, threaded cartridge|
|Cassette||Shimano HG31, 11-34, 8-speed|
|Chain||KMC Z8.3, 8-speed|
|Pedals||VP-536 nylon platform
|Brakeset||Tektro HD-M276 hydraulic disc, short-reach lever|
|Handlebar||Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 5mm rise|
|Stem||Bontrager alloy, 31.8 mm, Blendr-compatible, 7-degree|
|Grips||Bontrager XR Endurance Comp|
|Tyres||Bontrager XR2 Comp, wire bead, 30 tpi, 29x2.20”|
|Saddle||Bontrager Arvada, steel rails|
|Seatpost||Bontrager alloy, 31.6 mm, 12 mm offset|
|Weight||M - 14.41 kg / 31.77 lbs (with tubes)|