Trek Marlin 6

About the Trek Marlin 6
The Trek 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.
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. Performance features like suspension lockout, stronger double-walled rims and hydraulic disc brakes. It's also equipped with rack and kickstand mounts and a wide range of gears. These design details make it a great choice if your mountain bike doubles as your commuter.

Key Features

  • Alpha Silver Aluminium Frame allows easier handling on the toughest of trails
  • SR Suntour XCT 30 Fork is ready to tackle the most demanding trail and enduro rides
  • Shimano Altus 16 Speed Drivetrain delivers personalized gear choices that take you as far and wide as you want to go
  • Tektro HD-276 Hydraulic Disc Brakes for reliability and consistency you can count on
  • Bontrager XR3 27.5/29 x 2.2” Tyres offers Incredible traction and cornering for loose and rocky trails, wet or dry

About the Brand
Trek Bikes began in 1976, and their mission was simple: Build the best bikes in the world. Today, Trek gives the brightest and most passionate cycling designers and researchers the resources to question everything. Because innovation happens only when you have the courage to ask the hard questions and go where no one has gone before. To lead, you must invent. Trek full suspension and hardtail mountain bikes are purely designed inspire all to experience the grit and glory of cycling.

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, 100mm QR, 100mm travel
Front Derailleur Shimano Altus M315, 34.9 mm clamp, top swing, dual pull
Rear Derailleur Shimano Altus M310
Number of Gears 16
Shifters Shimano Altus M315, 8-speed
Chain set Shimano M315, 36/22
Bottom Bracket VP BC73, 73 mm, threaded cartridge
Cassette Shimano HG31, 11-34, 8-speed
Chain KMC Z8.3, 8-speed
Pedals Supplied
Brakeset Tektro HD-M276 hydraulic disc, short-reach lever
Handlebars Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 5mm rise
Stem Bontrager alloy, 31.8 mm, Blendr-compatible, 7-degree
Headset Semi-integrated, 1-1/8"
Grips Bontrager XR Endurance Comp
Rims Bontrager Connection, double-wall, 32-hole, 20 mm width, Schrader valve
Front Hub Formula DC-20, alloy, 6-bolt, 5x100 mm QR
Rear Hub Formula DC-22, alloy, 6-bolt, Shimano 8/9/10 freehub, 135x5 mm QR
Tyres Bontrager XR3 Comp, wire bead, 30 tpi, 29x2.20"
Saddle Bontrager Arvada, steel rails
Seatpost Bontrager alloy, 31.6 mm, 12 mm offset
Weight 14.08 kg

 

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