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Marin 2018 Mountain Bike Lineup

Marin 2018 Mountain Bike Lineup

04/07/2017
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04/07/2017

Marin has been making some waves lately with a bikes featuring a wild new design from Darrell Voss. Cutting edge category killers aside, they just showed off the rest of their updated 2018 MTB lineup. Find a brief rundown in the press release below…

Novato, Calif, – July 3, 2017 – Marin Mountain Bikes Inc., riding the excitement of April’s Wolf Ridge introduction, builds upon the buzz with further evolution of its progressive mountain bike lineup. The MultiTrac suspension platform, introduced with the award winning 2017 Hawk Hill, grows, adding 27.5+, 29” and 24” wheel variants, as well as an expanded Hawk Hill lineup. Disc brakes are now standard on all models, with the B-17, a complete new model joins the family.

B-17 3

The B-17 combines Marin’s acclaimed 120mm travel MultiTrac rear suspension system with 27.5+ tires for an all-day, all-conditions trail bike ready for the unknown, with unparalleled traction and trail confidence. The most capable of the MultiTrac models, the B-17 is the bike for all-day adventures, off the beaten path exploring and conquering the gnarliest terrain around.

B-17 series spec highlights

  • Three builds – B-17 3, B-17 2 & B-17 1
  • 27.5 x 2.8” tires on 38mm inner-width tubeless-compatible rims
  • New Series 3 butted aluminum frame, 120mm travel
  • Long, low and slack frame geometry; compact 435mm chainstays
  • Internal routing for dropper post & internal rear derailleur cable routing
  • 148 x 12mm rear & 110mm Boost front hub spacing

Rift Zone 3
The all-new Rift Zone is the fastest rolling, most speed oriented MultiTrac in the Marin Bikes line, ready for all-day epics, claiming personal records, and smashing weekly night rides with the local shop. Fast rolling and stable 29” wheels roll over anything in their path, and an all-new Series 3 MultiTrac alloy frame featuring 120mm of travel, 148mm Boost spacing, and internal dropper post compatibility brings the Rift Zone to the next level, This bike can take you where you want to go on your mountain bike adventures with efficient and smooth suspension coupled with modern trail geometry.

Rift Zone series spec highlights

  • Three builds – Rift Zone 3, Rift Zone 2 & Rift Zone 1
  • 29” x 2.3-2.4” tires on 29mm inner width tubeless-compatible rims
  • New Series 3 butted aluminum frame, 120mm travel
  • Long, low and slack frame geometry; compact 435mm chainstays
  • Internal routing for dropper post & internal rear derailleur cable routing
  • 148 x 12mm rear & 110mm Boost front hub spacing

Hawk Hill 3

Riding a bike is fun, and having fun on the trail was at the front of Marin’s minds when creating the Hawk Hill. Launched as a single model for 2017, the celebrated Hawk Hill is Marin’s most playful and fun suspension trail bike to date. Lightweight 27.5” wheels accelerate quickly, leading to a snappy and fun bike out on the trail, equally at home no the rolling hills or downhill singletrack. Entry level to high performance spec, everyone can fall in love with mountain biking over and over again with the Hawk Hill. Two new models, the Hawk Hill 3 and Hawk Hill 2, join the Hawk Hill in Marin’s 2018 lineup.

Hawk Hill series spec highlights

  • Three builds – Hawk Hill 3, Hawk Hill 2 & Hawk Hill
  • 27.5” x 2.35” tires on 27-29mm inner width tubeless compatible rims
  • New Series 3 butted aluminum frame, 120mm travel
  • Long, low and slack frame geometry; compact 430mm chainstays
  • Internal routing for dropper post & internal rear derailleur cable routing

Like its larger siblings, the new Hawk Hill Jr is built around Marin’s MultiTrac suspension system, and is Marin’s most capable kids bike ever, with all of the modern adult tech and trail geometry in a package for the younger rider. Lightweight 24” wheels and air tuned suspension lead to a fun bike out on the trail. Switch to 26” wheels down then line as the Hawk Hill Jr grows with your kid.

Hawk Hill Jr spec highlights

  • New Series 3 butted aluminum frame, 120mm travel
  • Front and rear clearance for 26” wheels
  • Long, low and slack frame geometry
  • Internal routing for dropper post & internal rear derailleur cable routing
  • 135mm open dropuout, upgradeable to 142 x 12mm thru axle

Attack Trail 8

The bike of choice for our Enduro riders, the Attack Trail is a proven top contender, designed and built to handle the most demanding trail and competitive Enduro riding. With a 150mm travel QUAD 3 suspension frame, internal dropper and shifter routing, and modern long, low, and slack geometry, the podium is only one race away. The Series 4 aluminum frame and swingarm has been updated for 2018, for an even stronger chassis than before, built for years of abusive riding. Reinforced in all of the crucial places, the frame features Enduro sealed bearings throughout and the latest 148mm Boost axle spacing and internal dropper post.

Attack Trail 8 series spec highlights

  • New Series 4 butted aluminum frame, 150mm travel
  • Long, low and slack frame geometry; compact 435mm chainstays
  • Internal routing for dropper post & internal rear derailleur cable routing
  • 148 x 12mm rear & 110mm Boost front hub spacing

The Alcatraz was designed from the ground up to be the best dirt jump hardtail you have ever ridden. We worked hand-in-hand with Matt Jones to define the exact needs of a modern dirt jump frame and are proud to release a limited number of frames into the world. The 6061 aluminum frame is stiff and overbuilt for abuse, with a tapered headtube and 135x10mm horizontal dropouts with a chain tension device for either single speed or geared builds.

Alcatraz spec highlights

  • New Series 3 aluminum frame for 26” wheels
  • DJ/pump track/skate park geometry; compact 395mm chainstays
  • Marin chain tension device w/rear deraileur hangar
  • 135 x 10mm hub spacing

“Model year 2018 is huge for Marin, and we really stepped it up” says Matthew Cipes, Marin’s Mountain Bike Product Manager. “With the addition of new MultiTrac models, upgrades to Attack Trail, and last but not least the Wolf Ridge it’s a whole new Marin. Get ready to get your doors blown off, Marin is coming correct in 2018!”

All prices for the European Market will soon be announced.

An all-new website at marinbikes.com is in the finishing stages of completion and is scheduled to go live the first week of July, showcasing the entire 2018 Marin Bikes lineup.

Marin Bikes, founded in 1986, believes that life is better with bikes. We are dedicated to improving the lives of our customers with fun, high caliber bicycles, which provide years of enjoyment. We operate a business based on passion, fueled by hard work, and fulfilled by the satisfaction of bringing the joy of cycling to our riders. Learn more about Marin’s critically-acclaimed models at marinbikes.com.

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