2020 Trek Marlin 6

Modest component level aluminum frame crosscountry bike

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2020 Trek Marlin 6
  • MSRP $649
  • Weight 32.0 lbs / 14.5 kg
  • Suspension Hardtail
  • Front Travel 100mm
  • Frame Aluminum
  • Fork SunTour
  • Wheels 27.5″, 29″
  • Drivetrain 2 × 8
  • Groupset Altus
  • Brakes Hydraulic Disc

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Gearing

2 × 8 — 16 speed

2020 Trek Marlin 6
27 mph
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27 mph

The 2020 Marlin 6 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2020 Marlin 6 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.


Estimated Spec Level

Estimated spec level of the Marlin 6 compared to other crosscountry bikes. 99 Spokes analyzes the build material and quality level of the frame, fork, wheelset, groupset, suspension system, and more to estimate the overall spec level of each bike.

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Geometry

Specs
Build
FrameAlpha Silver Aluminum, internal routing, chainstay disc brake mount, rack and kickstand mount, 135x5mm QR
ForkSR Suntour XCT 30, coil spring, preload, hydraulic lockout, 46mm offset for 29'' wheel, 100mm QR, 100mm travel
Bottom BracketVP BC73, 73mm, threaded cartridge
HeadsetSemi-integrated, 1-1/8''
StemBontrager alloy, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 90mm length
HandlebarBontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 5mm rise, 720mm width
SaddleBontrager Arvada, steel rails, 138mm width
SeatpostBontrager alloy, 31.6mm, 12mm offset, 400mm length
GripsBontrager XR Endurance Comp, lock-on
Groupset
Rear DerailleurShimano Altus M310
Front DerailleurShimano Altus M315, 34.9mm clamp, top swing, dual pull
CrankShimano M315, 36/22, 175mm length
ShiftersShimano Altus M315, 8 speed
CassetteShimano HG31, 11-34, 8 speed
ChainKMC Z8.3, 8 speed
BrakesTektro HD-M275 hydraulic disc
Wheels
RimsBontrager Connection, double-wall, 32-hole, 20mm width, schrader valve
Spokes14g, stainless steel, black
Front HubFormula DC-20, alloy, 6-bolt, 5x100mm QR
Rear HubFormula DC-22, alloy, 6-bolt, Shimano 8/9/10 freehub, 135x5mm QR
TiresBontrager XR2 Comp, wire bead, 30 tpi, 29x2.20''
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