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    2022 Trek Marlin 4
    2022 Trek Marlin 5
    2022 Trek Marlin 6
    2022 Trek Marlin 7
    2022 Trek Marlin 8
    MSRP$619$719$849$1,029$1,329
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    CategoryCrosscountryCrosscountryCrosscountryCrosscountryCrosscountry
    Weight31.7 lbs30.8 lbs31.1 lbs29.7 lbs29.1 lbs
    FrameAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminum
    ForkSuntour XCE28Suntour XCMSuntour XCTRockShox JudyRockShox Judy
    WheelsAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminumAluminum
    Wheel Size27.5″ / 29″27.5″ / 26″ / 29″27.5″ / 29″27.5″ / 29″26″ / 27.5″ / 29″
    BrakesMechanical DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic Disc
    GroupsetTourney, AltusAltus, ShimanoDeoreDeore, FSASX Eagle
    Drivetrain3 × 72 × 81 × 101 × 101 × 12
    SuspensionHardtailHardtailHardtailHardtailHardtail
    Front Travel100mm100mm100mm100mm80mm
    SeatpostRigidRigidRigidRigidRigid
    Brand Sitetrekbikes.comtrekbikes.comtrekbikes.comtrekbikes.comtrekbikes.com

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    Marlin 4
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    Gear Range

    Trek Marlin 4

    26 mph

    Trek Marlin 5

    26 mph

    Trek Marlin 6

    24 mph

    Trek Marlin 7

    22 mph

    Trek Marlin 8

    24 mph

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    Geometry

    Specs
    Frame

    aluminum frame

    aluminum frame

    aluminum frame

    Alpha Silver Aluminum, internal routing, chainstay disc brake mount, rack and kickstand mount, 135x5mm QR

    Alpha Silver Aluminum, internal routing, chainstay disc brake mount, rack and kickstand mount, 135x5mm QR

    Fork

    Size: XS, SR Suntour XCE 28, coil spring, preload, 42mm offset for 27.5'' wheel, 100mm QR, 80mm travel; Size: S, SR Suntour XCE 28, coil spring, preload, 42mm offset for 27.5'' wheel, 100mm QR, 100mm travel; Size: M, ML, L, XL, XXL, SR Suntour XCE 28, coil spring, preload, 46mm offset for 29'' wheel, 100mm QR, 100mm travel

    Size: XXS, SR Suntour XCM 30, coil spring, lockout, preload, 100mm QR, 100mm travel, 26'' wheel; 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

    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

    Size: XS, RockShox Judy, coil spring, preload, TurnKey lockout, 42mm offset for 27.5'' wheel, 100mm QR, 80mm travel; Size: S, RockShox Judy, coil spring, preload, TurnKey lockout, 42mm offset for 27.5'' wheel, 100mm QR, 100mm travel; Size: M, ML, L, XL, XXL, RockShox Judy, coil spring, preload, TurnKey lockout, 46mm offset for 29'' wheel, 100mm QR, 100mm travel

    Size: XXS, XS, RockShox Judy Silver, Solo Air spring, rebound adjust, TurnKey hydraulic lockout, 42mm offset for 27.5'' wheel, 100mm QR, 80mm travel; Size: S, RockShox Judy Silver, Solo Air spring, rebound adjust, TurnKey hydraulic lockout, 42mm offset for 27.5'' wheel, 100mm QR, 100mm travel; Size: M, ML, L, XL, XXL, RockShox Judy Silver, Solo Air spring, rebound adjust, TurnKey hydraulic lockout, 46mm offset for 29'' wheel, 100mm QR, 100mm travel

    Bottom Bracket

    Size: XS, S, M, ML, L, XL, XXL, VP BC73, 73mm, threaded cartridge; Size: XS, S, M, ML, L, XL, XXL, Sealed cartridge, 73mm

    Sealed cartridge, 73mm

    Sealed cartridge, 73mm

    FSA, 73mm, threaded cartridge, 122.5mm spindle

    Truvativ Powerspline, 73mm, threaded cartridge, 118mm spindle

    Headset

    Semi-integrated, 1-1/8''

    Semi-integrated, 1-1/8''

    Semi-integrated, 1-1/8''

    Semi-integrated, 1-1/8''

    Semi-integrated, 1-1/8''

    Stem

    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

    Size: XXS, Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 35mm length; 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

    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

    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

    Size: XXS, Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 35mm length; Size: XXS, 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

    Handlebar

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

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

    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

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

    Saddle

    Bontrager Arvada, steel rails, 138mm width

    Bontrager Arvada, steel rails, 138mm width

    Bontrager Arvada, steel rails, 138mm width

    Bontrager Arvada, steel rails, 138mm width

    Bontrager Arvada, steel rails, 138mm width

    Seatpost

    Size: XS, S, Bontrager alloy, 31.6mm, 12mm offset, 330mm length; Size: M, Bontrager alloy, 31.6mm, 12mm offset, 360mm length; Size: ML, L, XL, XXL, Bontrager alloy, 31.6mm, 12mm offset, 400mm length

    Size: XXS, Bontrager alloy, 31.6mm, 12mm offset, 300mm length; 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

    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

    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

    Size: XXS, Bontrager alloy, 31.6mm, 12mm offset, 300mm length; 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

    Grips

    Bontrager XR Endurance Comp, lock-on

    Bontrager XR Endurance Comp, lock-on

    Bontrager XR Endurance Comp, lock-on

    Bontrager XR Trail Comp, nylon lock-on

    Bontrager XR Trail Comp, nylon lock-on

    Groupset
    Rear Derailleur

    Shimano Tourney TY300, long cage, 34T max cog

    Shimano Altus M310

    Shimano Deore M5120, long cage

    Shimano Deore M5120, long cage

    SRAM SX Eagle

    Front Derailleur

    Shimano Tourney TY300, 34.9mm clamp, down swing, down pull

    Shimano Altus M315, 34.9mm clamp, top swing, dual pull

    Crank

    Size: XS, S, M, Shimano Tourney TY301, 42/34/24, 170mm length; Size: ML, L, XL, XXL, Shimano Tourney TY301, 42/34/24, 175mm length

    Size: XXS, Prowheel TM-CY10, 36/22, 160mm length; Size: XS, S, M, Shimano M315, 36/22, 170mm length; Size: ML, L, XL, XXL, Shimano M315, 36/22, 175mm length

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

    Size: XS, S, M, FSA Alpha Drive, 28T steel ring, Boost, 170mm length; Size: ML, L, XL, XXL, FSA Alpha Drive, 28T steel ring, Boost, 175mm length

    Size: XXS, SRAM SX Eagle, 30T steel ring, 49mm chainline, 155mm length; Size: XS, S, M, SRAM SX Eagle, 30T steel ring, 49mm chainline, 170mm length; Size: ML, L, XL, XXL, SRAM SX Eagle, 30T steel ring, 49mm chainline, 175mm length

    Shifters

    Shimano Altus EF500, 7 speed

    Shimano Altus M315, 8 speed

    Shimano Deore M4100, 10 speed

    Shimano Deore M4100, 10 speed

    SRAM SX Eagle, 12 speed

    Cassette

    Shimano TZ500, 14-28, 7 speed

    Shimano HG200, 12-32, 8 speed

    Shimano Deore M4100, 11-46, 10 speed

    Shimano Deore M4100, 11-46, 10 speed

    SRAM PG-1210 Eagle, 11-50, 12 speed

    Chain

    KMC Z7, 7 speed

    KMC Z8.3, 8 speed

    KMC X10, 10 speed

    KMC X10, 10 speed

    SRAM SX Eagle, 12 speed

    Brakes

    Size: XS, S, M, ML, L, XL, XXL, Tektro MD-M280 mechanical disc, 160mm rotor; Size: XS, S, M, ML, L, XL, XXL, Tektro MD-M281 mechanical disc, 160mm rotor

    Tektro HD-M275 hydraulic disc

    Tektro HD-M275 hydraulic disc

    Shimano MT200 hydraulic disc

    Shimano MT200 hydraulic disc

    Wheels
    Rims

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

    Size: XXS, Bontrager Connection, alloy, double-wall, 32-hole, 20mm width, schrader valve; Size: XS, S, M, ML, L, XL, XXL, Bontrager Connection, double-wall, 32-hole, 20mm width, schrader valve

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

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

    Size: XXS, XS, S, M, ML, L, XL, XXL, Bontrager Kovee, double-wall, Tubeless Ready, 28-hole, 23mm width, presta valve; Size: M, ML, L, XL, XXL, Bontrager Kovee, double-wall, Tubeless Ready, 32-hole, 23mm width, presta valve

    Spokes

    14g stainless steel

    14g stainless steel

    14g stainless steel

    14g stainless steel

    Front Hub

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

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

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

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

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

    Rear Hub

    Formula DC-31, alloy, 6-bolt, 6/7/8 speed freewheel, 135x5mm QR

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

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

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

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

    Tires

    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''; Size: M, ML, L, XL, XXL, Bontrager XR2 Comp, wire bead, 30 tpi, 29x2.00''

    Size: XXS, Bontrager XR2 Comp, wire bead, 30 tpi, 26x2.20''; 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''

    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''

    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''

    Size: XXS, Maxxis Ardent, tubeless, EXO casing, folding bead, 60tpi, 26x2.40''; Size: XS, S, Maxxis Ardent Race, tubeless, EXO casing, folding bead, 60tpi, 27.5x2.35''; Size: M, ML, L, XL, XXL, Maxxis Ardent Race, tubeless, EXO casing, folding bead, 60tpi, 29x2.35''; Size: M, ML, L, XL, XXL, Maxxis Ardent Race, tubeless, EXO casing, folding bead, 60tpi, 29x2.20''

    Disk Rotors

    Size: XS, S, M, ML, L, XL, XXL, Shimano RT26, 6-bolt,160mm; Size: L, XL, XXL, Shimano RT26, 6-bolt,180mm

    Size: XXS, XS, S, M, ML, L, XL, XXL, Shimano RT26, 6-bolt,160mm; Size: L, XL, XXL, Shimano RT26, 6-bolt,180mm