2024 Trek

Marlin+ 8

A 27.5″ / 29″ aluminum frame hardtail trail e-bike with upper mid-range components.
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MSRP$3,499  
Weight47.0 lbs  
FrameAluminum
SuspensionHardtail, 120mm
ForkRockShox Recon Silver RL
Wheels27.5″ / 29″ Aluminum
Drivetrain1 × 12
GroupsetDeore, FSA
MotorBosch 250W 50Nm mid-drive
BatteryBosch 400Wh
BrakesHydraulic Disc
SeatpostDropper
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Terrain
easyextreme
Handling
nimblestable
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Gearing

A bike with lower gearing will be easier to ride up steep hills, while a higher top end means it will pedal faster down hills.

Lowest gear

(climbing)

28 mph

Marlin+ 8

26 mph

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Spec Level

Based on build material and quality level of the frame, fork, wheelset, groupset, suspension system, and more.

Sizing
XS

4'9" – 5'2"

SM

5'0" – 5'6"

MD

5'4" – 5'11"

LG

5'8" – 6'3"

XL

6'1" – 6'5"

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Bikerumor
Trek Marlin+ adds Bosch e-Bike Power to Popular Hardtail

Feb 2024 · Tyler Benedict

Trek introduces more affordable e-bike options with a Bosch-powered version of their trail (and commute) ready Marlin alloy hardtail.

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Geometry
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Specs
Build
Frame

Size: XS, Alpha Gold Aluminum, curved top tube, tapered head tube, internal routing, rack, fender, and kickstand mount, UDH, Boost148, 12mm thru axle; Size: S, M, L, XL, Alpha Gold Aluminum, tapered head tube, internal routing, rack, fender, and kickstand mount, UDH, Boost148, 12mm thru axle

Hanger StandardUDH

Fork

Size: XS, RockShox Recon Silver RL, Solo Air, Motion Control damper, lockout, tapered steerer, 46mm offset, Boost110, 15mm Maxle Stealth, 100mm travel; Size: S, RockShox Recon Silver RL, Solo Air, Motion Control damper, lockout, tapered steerer, 46mm offset, Boost110, 15mm Maxle Stealth, 120mm travel; Size: M, L, XL, RockShox Recon Silver RL, Solo Air, Motion Control damper, lockout, tapered steerer, 42mm offset, Boost110, 15mm Maxle Stealth, 120mm travel

Travel120mm

Spring TypeAir

Headset

Semi-integrated, sealed cartridge bearing, alloy cups, 1-1/8'' top, 1.5'' bottom

Stem

Size: XS, S, Bontrager Comp, 31.8mm, 7 degree, 35mm length; Size: M, L, Bontrager Comp, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 50mm length; Size: XL, Bontrager Comp, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 60mm length

Handlebar

Size: XS, S, Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 15mm rise, 720mm width; Size: M, L, XL, Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 15mm rise, 750mm width

Saddle

Size: XS, S, M, L, XL, Bontrager Verse P3, chromoly rails; Size: XS, S, M, L, XL, Bontrager Arvada, hollow chromoly rails, 138mm width

Seatpost

Size: XS, S, TranzX JD-YSP18, 100mm travel, internal routing, 31.6mm, 361mm length; Size: M, L, XL, TranzX JD-YSP18, 150mm travel, internal routing, 31.6mm, 470mm length

TypeDropper

Pedals

VP-536 nylon platform

Grips

Bontrager XR Trail Comp, nylon lock-on

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano Deore M6100, long cage

Crank

FSA CK-220, 165mm length

Shifters

Shimano Deore M6100, 12 speed

Cassette

Shimano Deore M6100, 10-51, 12 speed

Chain

Shimano Deore M6100, 12 speed

Brakes

Shimano 4-piston hydraulic disc, MT4100 lever, MT420 caliper

TypeHydraulic Disc

Wheels
Rims

Size: XS, S, M, L, XL, Bontrager Line TLR 30, Tubeless Ready, 28-hole, Presta valve; Size: XS, S, M, L, XL, Bontrager Line TLR 30, Tubeless Ready, 32-hole, Presta valve

Front Hub

Shimano TC500 alloy, centerlock, 110x15mm thru axle

Rear Hub

Shimano TC500 alloy, centerlock, 148x12mm thru axle

Tires

Size: XS, S, Bontrager Gunnison Pro XR, Tubeless Ready, dual compound, aramid bead, 60 tpi, 27.5x2.60''; Size: M, L, XL, Bontrager Gunnison Pro XR, Tubeless Ready, dual compound, aramid bead, 60 tpi, 29x2.60''

Disc Rotors

Shimano RT64, centerlock, 203mm

Electric Components
Motor

Bosch Active Line Plus

Battery

Bosch CompactTube 400Wh

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Charger

Bosch standard 2A, 110V, smart system

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