The Marin Hawk Hill comes with 120mm of travel in both the front RockShox Recon Silver RL fork and the X-Fusion O2 Pro R air shock in the rear. This fork and rear shock pairing brings unprecedented value to this price point. The bike comes with wide 27mm internal width rims – built asymmetrical for added strength – but Marin made sure that when they were designing the frame it would be adaptable for upgrades down the line. Things like built in fittings for internal dropper post routing and 9-12mm rear thru-axle dropouts allow for wheel and component upgrades over the lifetime of the bike. Marin wanted the Hawk Hill to not only provide great value fresh off the sales floor, but also have the flexibility for riders to bring it to the next level as they progress on the trails.
There is no doubt that this full suspension model offers a great value to the rider, built around trail ready 27.5” wheels, and a 1×10 Shimano Deore Shadow Plus drivetrain. But the value goes beyond the spec and into the technology the bike has to offer. Marin brought the same development that goes into their professional riders race bikes, and put it into a much more affordable package that’s suitable for both beginning trail riders and advanced mountain bikers.
Key spec details:
-Trail geometry with a low BB height, 67.5° head tube angle and longer reach
-Wide-range 1×10-speed drivetrain with Shimano Deore Shadow Plus rear derailleur and 11-42t cassette; Deore shifter
-Marin forged alloy crankset with hollow spindle and narrow-wide 32t chainring
-Shimano hydraulic disc brakes w/180mm rotors
-Double-wall alloy rims w/27mm inner width, wrapped in Schwalbe Hans Dampf 27.5” x 2.35” tires
The Marin Pine Mountain 1 is one of Marin’s heritage bikes celebrating their 30 years of making bikes.
The Pine Mountain series is taking hardtail trail riding to the next level with wide 27.5+ tires on tubeless-ready rims. These tires roll fast, grip anything and bring a different experience to rigid trail riding. The 4130 butted chromoly steel frame and fork have aggressive geometry for powering through rock gardens and clearing technical climbs, with rack and fender eyelets and three bottle mounts for when a backcountry expedition calls. The SRAM X7 Type 2 rear derailleur is matched to an 11-42t cassette for a 380% range, 1×10 drivetrain capable of climbing figurative walls and ripping literal downhills. It only took us 30 years of trail riding to create the Pine Mountain, enjoy a ride like none other. –
Why such big tires you may ask? Simple, in layman terms, they are designed to cushion your ride while running softer pressures offering more traction and allowing a rider to not kiss the dirt as much in mud/sand/snow and on rocks.
Fewer moving parts means less maintenance issues, less to wear out.
The Rocky Ridge 7.4 brings all of the things that aggressive trail riders need, in a simple, lightweight hardtail platform. Trail geometry by the numbers: 67.5 degree headtube angle, 420mm chainstay, 27.5″-wheels and a roomy rider compartment. Thru-axles front and rear keep the bike razor sharp in corners, while the Trail specifc angled seat tube gives the top tube extra length when the seat is up fop climbing and XC riding, and shortens the cockpit when the seat is lowered allowing you to adjust your body position during aggressive riding. Rock Shox covers the 130mm of travel up front, a 1×10-speed Shimano drivetrain, e13 chain guide, and Shimano M445 hydraulic disc brakes keep thing within limits on the up and down.
Featuring the same lightweight aluminum frame construction as our adult bikes, but with features appropriate for the smaller rider, the Bayview Trail models will be the key to your child’s freedom, and establish a lifelong love of riding a bike.
The Mount Vision combines the lightweight, efficient pedaling feel of an XC bike with the confidence inspiring, bump absorbing feel of a longer travel Enduro bike. Featuring our highly advanced IsoTrac suspension platform with 27.5” wheels and available in lightweight carbon and Series 4 Alloy frame versions, the Mount Vision is the ultimate trail companion.