2021 Trek Marlin 5

The 2021 Trek Marlin 5 is a 27.5″ / 29″ aluminum frame hardtail crosscountry bike with modest components.

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2021 Trek Marlin 5
  • MSRP $569
  • Weight 31.8 lbs / 14.4 kg
  • Front Travel 100mm
  • Frame Aluminum
  • Fork SunTour
  • Wheels 27.5″ / 29″
  • Drivetrain 3 × 7
  • Groupset Tourney, Altus
  • Brakes Hydraulic Disc
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Gearing

3 × 7 — 21 speed

2021 Trek Marlin 5
30 mph
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Specs
Build
FrameAlpha Silver Aluminum, internal routing, chainstay disc brake mount, rack and kickstand mount, 135x5mm QR
ForkSR Suntour XCE 28, coil spring, preload, 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, 80mm 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 Tourney TY300, long cage, 34T max cog
Front DerailleurShimano Tourney TY300, 34.9mm clamp, down swing, down pull
CrankShimano Tourney TY301, 42/34/24, 175mm length
ShiftersShimano Altus M315, 3 speed
CassetteShimano HG200, 12-32, 7 speed
ChainKMC Z7, 7 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-27, alloy, 6-bolt, 7sp freehub, 135x5mm QR
TiresBontrager XR2 Comp, wire bead, 30 tpi, 29x2.20''
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