Trek Marlin 7
  • Color: Roarange
  • Color: Slate
$769.99
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Marlin 7 is where race-worthy mountain bikes begin. The smooth, lightweight RockShox fork and widest range of gearing in the Marlin family make this model the best choice for new riders who want a cross country hardtail with great parts that will hold its own against Trek's higher-end race bikes.

It's right for you if...
You're new to the trail but have serious singletrack aspirations, and want a race-worthy mountain bike with upgrades on the parts that make a big difference in performance, like a higher quality suspension fork.

The tech you get
The flagship model of the Marlin lineup has a lightweight Alpha Silver Aluminum frame with internal derailleur routing to protect your cables and add to the bike's sleek look, a high-quality RockShox fork with a lockout feature and 100mm of travel, a 27-speed drivetrain, and a low-profile Shimano Shadow rear derailleur that's made to avoid snagging on trail debris. The quality fork and parts make Marlin 7 fully capable of taking on off-road marathon rides and XC races.

The final word
The RockShox suspension and wider range of gearing make it the best choice in the Marlin lineup for new mountain bikers who know they want a serious bike for their money.

Why you'll love it
- All the value, plus all the versatility—it's a totally race-worthy mountain bike, with rear rack mounts if you use it for commuting too
- It's really fun to ride, and feels like a much more expensive mountain bike
- Great suspension at an even better price
- Like every model in the Marlin family, it's backed by Trek's lifetime warranty

Specs

Frame Alpha Silver Aluminum, internal derailleur, dropper post and brake routing, chainstay brake mount, rack & kickstand mount, G2 Geometry on 29ers
Fork RockShox XC 30, coil spring, preload, TurnKey hydraulic lockout, G2 Geometry w/51mm offset on 29ers, 100mm travel (13.5: 80mm travel)
Headset 1-1/8-inch threadless, semi-integrated, semi-cartridge bearings
Rims/Wheels Bontrager Connection 32-hole double-walled
Hubs Front: Formula DC20 alloy
Rear: Formula DC22 alloy
Tires Bontrager XR2, 29x2.20-inch front, 29x2.0-inch rear (13.5 & 15.5: 27.5x2.20-inch)
Crankset Shimano MT100
Chainrings 40/30/22
Bottom Bracket Sealed cartridge, 73mm
Chain KMC X9
Front Derailleur Shimano Altus M2000
Rear Derailleur Shimano Acera M3000, Shadow
Cassette/Rear Cogs Shimano HG200, 11-34, 9 speed
Shifters Shimano Altus M2000, 9 speed
Handlebars Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 5mm rise, 720mm width (13.5: 690mm width)
Tape/Grips Bontrager XR Trail Comp, nylon lock-on
Stem Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 7 degree, Blendr compatible
Brakes Tektro HD-275 hydraulic disc (13.5 & 15.5: Tektro HD-276 short reach lever)
Pedals VP-536 nylon platform
Saddle Bontrager Arvada
Seat Post Bontrager alloy, 2-bolt head, 31.6mm, 12mm offset

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Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Roarange / 15.5-inch / 27.5-inch 601479852826 565114 MAR22201360E
Roarange / 17.5-inch / 29-inch 601479852840 565116 MAR20329716E
Roarange / 18.5-inch / 29-inch 601479852857 565117 MAR20418066E
Roarange / 19.5-inch / 29-inch 601479852864 565118 MAR20718067E
Roarange / 21.5-inch / 29-inch 601479852871 565119 MAR20440686E
Roarange / 23-inch / 29-inch 601479852888 565120 MAR19785663E
Slate / 15.5-inch / 27.5-inch 601479852741 565106 MAR19787256E
Slate / 17.5-inch / 29-inch 601479852765 565108 MAR17407144E
Slate / 18.5-inch / 29-inch 601479852772 565109 MAR17142481E
Slate / 19.5-inch / 29-inch 601479852789 565110 MAR175707E

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