Bike Comparison

The Marin Bobcat Trail 4, Trek Marlin 6, and Polygon Xtrada 6 1×11 are all 27.5″ / 29″ aluminum frame hardtail mountain bikes. The Bobcat Trail 4 has a better fork. Explore the differences below.

    2022 Marin Bobcat Trail 4
    2022 Trek Marlin 6
    2022 Polygon Xtrada 6 1×11
    MSRP$949$849$899
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    CategoryTrailCrosscountryTrail
    Weight31.1 lbs30.6 lbs
    FrameAluminumAluminumAluminum
    ForkSuntour XCM HLOSuntour XCTSuntour XCR 32
    WheelsAluminumAluminumAluminum
    Wheel Size27.5″ / 29″27.5″ / 29″27.5″ / 29″
    BrakesHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic Disc
    GroupsetmicroSHIFT AdventDeoreDeore
    Drivetrain1 × 91 × 101 × 11
    SuspensionHardtailHardtailHardtail
    Front Travel120mm100mm120mm
    SeatpostRigidRigidRigid
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    Bobcat Trail 4
    Marlin 6
    Xtrada 6 1×11

    Gear Range

    Marin Bobcat Trail 4

    25 mph

    Trek Marlin 6

    24 mph

    Polygon Xtrada 6 1×11

    25 mph

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    Geometry

    Specs
    Frame

    Series 2 6061 Aluminum, 27.5" or 29” Wheels, Low Standover, 68mm BB shell, 135mm Forged Dropouts, IS Chainstay Disc Mount, Internal Housing & Dropper Post Routing

    aluminum frame

    ALX XC Sport 6061 Aluminum Frame, Smooth Welding Technology, Internal Cable Routing, Tapered Headtube, 73mm Threaded Bottom Bracket, Boost QR Rear Axle 141mm

    Fork

    SR Suntour XCM HLO-DS, 120mm Travel, Hydraulic Lockout, 46mm Offset

    Size: XS, SR Suntour XCT 30, coil spring, preload, hydraulic lockout, 42mm offset for 27.5'' wheel, 100mm QR, 80mm travel; Size: S, SR Suntour XCT 30, coil spring, preload, hydraulic lockout, 42mm offset for 27.5'' wheel, 100mm QR, 100mm travel; Size: M, ML, L, XL, XXL, SR Suntour XCT 30, coil spring, preload, hydraulic lockout, 46mm offset for 29'' wheel, 100mm QR, 100mm travel

    Suntour XCR 32 LO-R, 120mm Travel, Preload & Rebound Adjuster, Hydraulic Lock Out, Straight 1-1/8" Threadless Steerer, QR Axle

    Bottom Bracket

    Sealed Cartridge Bearings, Square Taper

    Sealed cartridge, 73mm

    BSA Threaded, 73mm

    Headset

    FSA No.10-P

    Semi-integrated, 1-1/8''

    Threadless, ZS 44/28.6 | ZS 56/40

    Stem

    Marin Alloy, 31.8mm Clamp, 45mm

    Size: XS, Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 50mm length; Size: S, Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 60mm length; Size: M, Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 70mm length; Size: ML, L, Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 80mm length; Size: XL, XXL, Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 90mm length

    Entity Sport, 31.8 Clamp

    Handlebar

    Marin 31.8 Riser, 12mm Rise, 780mm Width

    Size: XS, Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 5mm rise, 690mm width; Size: S, M, ML, L, XL, XXL, Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 5mm rise, 720mm width

    Entity Sport

    Saddle

    Marin MTB

    Bontrager Arvada, steel rails, 138mm width

    Entity Void

    Seatpost

    Marin Alloy, 30.9

    Size: XS, S, M, Bontrager alloy, 31.6mm, 12mm offset, 330mm length; Size: ML, L, XL, XXL, Bontrager alloy, 31.6mm, 12mm offset, 400mm length

    Entity Sport, 27.2x350mm, 15mm Offset

    Pedals

    Nylon Platform

    Standard Flat Pedals

    Grips

    Marin MTB, Closed End

    Bontrager XR Endurance Comp, lock-on

    Groupset
    Rear Derailleur

    MicroSHIFT Advent 9, Clutch

    Shimano Deore M5120, long cage

    Shimano Deore RD-M5120, Shadow+, Direct Mount, 11-Speed

    Front Derailleur

    -

    Crank

    Alloy Crank, Steel Narrow-Wide Chainring, 32T

    Prowheel C10Y-NW, 30T steel narrow-wide ring, 170mm length

    Shimano Deore FC-M5100, 32T

    Shifters

    MicroSHIFT Advent 9 Trail

    Shimano Deore M4100, 10 speed

    Shimano Deore SL-M5100, 11-Speed

    Cassette

    SunRace 9-Speed, 11-46T

    Shimano Deore M4100, 11-46, 10 speed

    Shimano Deore CS-M5100, 11-51T, 11-Speed

    Chain

    KMC X9

    KMC X10, 10 speed

    KMC X-11 11-Speed

    Brakes

    Hydraulic Disc

    Tektro HD-M275 hydraulic disc

    Shimano BL-M201 Hydraulic Disc

    Brake Levers

    Tektro M275 Hydraulic Disc

    Wheels
    Rims

    Marin Aluminum Double Wall, 25mm Inner, Pinned Joint, Disc Specific

    Bontrager Connection, double-wall, 32-hole, 20mm width, schrader valve

    Entity XL2 Disc, Double Wall Alloy Rims, 24mm Internal Width, Tubeless Ready **

    Spokes

    14g stainless steel

    Front Hub

    Forged Alloy, Disc, 32H

    Formula DC-20, alloy, 6-bolt, 5x100mm QR

    QRx100mm 32H Center Lock, Alloy

    Rear Hub

    Forged Alloy, Disc, 32H

    Formula DC-22, alloy, 6-bolt, Shimano 8/9/10 freehub, 135x5mm QR

    QRx141mm 32H 32H Center Lock, Alloy

    Tires

    WTB Trailboss Comp, 27.5/29x2.25, Wire Bead

    Size: XS, S, Bontrager XR2 Comp, wire bead, 30 tpi, 27.5x2.20''; Size: M, ML, L, XL, XXL, Bontrager XR2 Comp, wire bead, 30 tpi, 29x2.20''

    Entity Spyderbait SA-290, 2.25" *

    Disk Rotors

    Shimano SM-RT10, 160mm