2020 Trek Marlin 4

Modest component level aluminum frame crosscountry bike

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2020 Trek Marlin 4
  • MSRP $490
  • Suspension Hardtail
  • Front Travel 100mm
  • Frame Aluminum
  • Fork 
    SunTour
  • Wheels 29″ Aluminum
  • Drivetrain 3 × 7
  • Groupset 
    Shimano Tourney
  • Brakes Mechanical Disc
Gearing

3 × 7 — 21 speed

2020 Trek Marlin 4
26 mph
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26 mph

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The 2020 Marlin 4 is geared about the same as similar bikes for riding downhill.

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Geometry
Build
FrameAlpha Silver Aluminum, internal routing, chainstay disc brake mount, rack and kickstand mount, 135x5mm QR
ForkSR Suntour XCE 28, coil spring, preload, 100mm QR, 100mm travel
Bottom BracketVP BC73, 73mm, threaded cartridge
HeadsetSemi-integrated, 1-1/8"
StemBontrager alloy, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree
HandlebarBontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 5mm rise
SaddleBontrager Arvada, steel rails, 138mm width
SeatpostBontrager alloy, 31.6mm, 12mm offset
PedalsVP-536 nylon platform
GripsBontrager XR Endurance Comp, lock-on
Components
Front DerailleurShimano Tourney TY300, 34.9mm clamp, down swing, down pull
Rear DerailleurShimano Tourney TY300, long cage, 34T max cog
ShiftersShimano Altus EF500, 7 speed
CrankShimano Tourney TY301, 42/34/24
CassetteShimano TZ500, 14-28, 7 speed
ChainKMC Z7, 7 speed
BrakesTektro MD-M280 mechanical disc
Wheels
RimsBontrager Connection, double-wall, 32-hole, 20mm width, schrader valve
Front HubFormula DC-20, alloy, 6-bolt, 5x100mm QR
Rear HubFormula DC-31, alloy, 6-bolt, 6/7/8 speed freewheel, 135x5mm QR
TiresBontrager XR2 Comp, wire bead, 30 tpi, 29x2.00"
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