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Trek Marlin 6 Gen 3

Trek Marlin 6 Gen 3
  • Color: Galactic Grey to Lithium Grey Fade
  • Color: Lava
  • Color: Rage Red to Deep Dark Blue Fade
  • Color: Miami Green to Dark Aquatic Fade
$949.99
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Marlin 6 is the perfect ride for progressing your skills on the trails. Its updated slacker frame geometry makes it easier to control on descents while the upgraded suspension fork takes the edge off bumpy trails. Integrated rack and kickstand mounts make it easy to add accessories to this versatile steed.

It's right for you if...
You want a trail bike that's dialed for building confidence on the dirt, and versatile enough for commuting to work or school.

The tech you get
A lightweight aluminum frame with modern trail riding geometry and internal routing that keeps cables protected and keep the bike looking sleek. A 100mm RockShox Judy front suspension fork that cushions rocks, roots, and bumps in the trail, 10-speed fuss-free Shimano CUES shifting, and the serious stopping power of hydraulic disc brakes.

The final word
Marlin 6 is an ideal trail bike for riders who want to progress on the dirt and want a bike that can keep them rolling off of the trail, too.

Why you'll love it

- Marlin Gen 3 gives you serious trail capability, with big tire clearance and slack, confidence-boosting geometry that keeps you stable from singletrack to city

- Its RockShox fork gives you 100mm of suspension for turning rocks and roots in the trail into smooth-sailing

- Rack and fender mounts make it easy to accessorize, so your mountain bike can double as a rugged commuter

- Internal routing makes it easy to add a dropper post that lets you lower your saddle on the fly for more confident descending

- Marlin models in sizes XXS and XS have a curved top tube and lower standover height that makes it easier for smaller riders to mount and dismount

Features:

Will my bike have a curved top tube?
Smaller frames have a top tube that dips down as it approaches the seat tube. This design makes for a lower standover height, which is good for shorter riders because it allows them to straddle their bike more easily. Larger frame sizes have a straight top tube because taller riders with longer legs typically don’t have the same issues with standover height.

Fit for every rider
Marlin comes in seven frame sizes to suit riders of any height, and Smart Wheel Size ensures you’re on the fastest wheel that fits. The smallest sizes even come with short-reach brake levers and narrower handlebars that give smaller riders better comfort and control.

High-tech, high-value
Marlin looks and feels great. It’s packed with features usually found only on more expensive bikes, like a stylish frame with internal shift cable and brake hose routing, which can help your cables last longer by protecting them from the elements.

Shimano CUES
Inspired by rider demand for trouble-free drivetrain longevity and performance, Shimano CUES offers a new foundation for versatility and durability across a range of both electric and standard bikes. CUES features Shimano’s new LINKGLIDE drivetrain technology for significantly increased life on wear items like chains, cassettes, and chainrings.

Shimano LINKGLIDE
LINKGLIDE technology has been specifically engineered for incredible durability while still delivering smooth and decisive shifting – along with a great pedaling experience. Available exclusively on Shimano CUES drivetrains.

Upgrade your pedals and love your bike more
Pedals are two of the five touchpoints that connect you with your bike, and even though this bike comes with a pair, upgrading to pedals that boost control and grip will greatly improve your ride. See the pedal guide and find the best pedals for your riding style. We recommend flat pedals for simple versatility.

Wheel size:
- Size XX-Small: 26-inch
- Sizes X-Small – Small: 27.5-inch
- Sizes Medium – XX-Large: 29-inch

Sizes:
SizeRider HeightInseam
XX-Small 135 - 145 cm
4'5" - 4'9"
64 - 68 cm
25" - 27"
X-Small 145 - 155 cm
4'9" - 5'1"
69 - 73 cm
27" - 29"
Small 155 - 165 cm
5'1" - 5'5"
74 - 78 cm
29" - 31"
Medium 165 - 176 cm
5'5" - 5'9"
79 - 83 cm
31" - 33"
Medium/Large 173 - 180 cm
5'8" - 5'11"
81 - 86 cm
32" - 34"
Large 177 - 188 cm
5'10" - 6'2"
84 - 89 cm
33" - 35"
X-Large 188 - 195 cm
6'2" - 6'5"
89 - 91 cm
35" - 36"
XX-Large 195 - 203 cm
6'5" - 6'8"
91 - 97 cm
36" - 38"

Geometry


All measurements provided in cm unless otherwise noted.

Sizes:
Frame size number13.5"14.5"15.5"17.5"18.5"19.5"21.5"23.0"
Frame size letter XXS XS S M ML L XL XXL
Wheel size 26" 27.5" 27.5" 29" 29" 29" 29" 29"
A — Seat tube 32 34 37 42 43.5 45 50 54
B — Seat tube angle 74.0° 73.8° 73.8° 73.4° 73.4° 73.4° 73.4° 73.4°
Effective seat tube angle 74.0° 74.0° 74.0° 74.0° 74.0° 74.0° 74.0° 74.0°
C — Head tube length 9 9 10 10.5 11 11.5 13.5 15
D — Head angle 66.5° 66.5° 66.5° 66.5° 66.5° 66.5° 66.5° 66.5°
E — Effective top tube 52.1 55.1 57.9 61.5 63.1 64.7 67.8 70.7
F — Bottom bracket height 30.2 31.3 31.3 30.8 30.8 30.8 30.8 30.8
G — Bottom bracket drop 3.8 4.5 4.5 6 6 6 6 6
H — Chainstay length 43.3 43.3 43.3 43.8 43.8 43.8 43.8 43.8
I — Offset 4 4.2 4.2 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6
J — Trail 10.4 11 11 11 11 11 11 11
K — Wheelbase 106 109.2 112.1 116.3 118 119.7 123 126.1
L — Standover 65 65.8 69.2 74.7 75.9 77.1 79.1 81.6
M — Frame reach 36.5 39 41.5 44 45.5 47 49.5 52
N — Frame stack 54.4 56.3 57.2 60.9 61.4 61.8 63.7 65.1

Specs

Frame Size: XXS, XS Alpha Silver Aluminum, curved top tube, internal derailleur & dropper post routing, rack and kickstand mount, 135x5mm ThruSkew
Size: S, M, ML, L, XL, XXL Alpha Silver Aluminum, internal derailleur & dropper post routing, rack and kickstand mount, 135x5mm ThruSkew
Fork Size: XXS RockShox Judy, coil spring, preload, TurnKey lockout, 42mm offset for 27.5" wheel, 100mm QR, 80mm travel
Size: XS, 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
Rims Bontrager Kovee, double-wall, Tubeless Ready, 28-hole, 23mm width, Presta valve
Hubs Front: Formula DC-20, alloy, 6-bolt, 100mm ThruSkew
Rear: Formula DC-22, alloy, 6-bolt, Shimano 8/9/10 freehub, 135x5mm QR
Tires Size: XXS Bontrager XT3 Elite, Tubeless Ready, Inner Strength casing, wire bead, 60 TPI, 26x2.35"
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"
Bottom Bracket FSA, 73mm, threaded cartridge, 122.5mm spindle
Crankset Size: XXS, XS FSA Alpha Drive, 30T, 160mm length
Size: S, M, ML FSA Alpha Drive, 30T, 170mm length
Size: L, XL, XXL FSA Alpha Drive, 30T, 175mm length
Shifters Shimano U6000, 10 speed
Rear Derailleur Shimano CUES U6000 GS
Cassette/Freewheel Shimano CUES LG300, LINKGLIDE, 11-48, 10 speed
Chain Shimano LG500, 9/10/11 speed
Brakes Size: XXS , XS , S Tektro HD-M276 hydraulic disc, short reach
Size: M , ML , L , XL , XXL Tektro HD-M275 hydraulic disc
Rotors Tektro, 6-bolt, 160mm
Handlebars Size: XXS, XS Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 5mm rise, 690mm width
Size: S Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 15mm rise, 720mm width
Size: M, ML, L, XL, XXL Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, 15mm rise, 750mm width
Tape/Grips Bontrager XR Trail Comp, nylon lock-on
Stem Size: XXS, XS, S Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 35mm length
Size: M, ML, L Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 50mm length
Size: XL Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 60mm length
Size: XXL Bontrager alloy, 31.8mm, Blendr compatible, 7 degree, 70mm length
Headset Semi-integrated, 1-1/8"
Seatpost 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
Saddle Bontrager Verse Short, stainless steel rails
Pedals VP-536 nylon platform

* Subject to change without notice.

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Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Lava / X-Small 745889472011 5293997
Lava / Small 745889472257 5293998
Lava / Medium 745889472073 5293999
Lava / Medium/Large 745889472059 5294000
Lava / Large 745889472110 5294001
Lava / X-Large 745889471977 5294002
Galactic Grey to Lithium Grey Fade / X-Small 745889364897 5293981
Galactic Grey to Lithium Grey Fade / Small 745889338942 5293982
Galactic Grey to Lithium Grey Fade / Medium 745889471892 5293983
Galactic Grey to Lithium Grey Fade / Medium/Large 745889472172 5293984 MAR443259003
Galactic Grey to Lithium Grey Fade / Large 745889471816 5293985 MAR433963893
Galactic Grey to Lithium Grey Fade / X-Large 745889472158 5293986
Galactic Grey to Lithium Grey Fade / XX-Large 745889472196 5293987
Rage Red to Deep Dark Blue Fade / XX-Small 745889472134 5293988
Rage Red to Deep Dark Blue Fade / X-Small 745889471915 5293989
Rage Red to Deep Dark Blue Fade / Small 745889472233 5293990
Rage Red to Deep Dark Blue Fade / Medium 745889472097 5293991
Rage Red to Deep Dark Blue Fade / Medium/Large 745889472035 5293992 MAR404447393
Rage Red to Deep Dark Blue Fade / Large 745889471830 5293993
Rage Red to Deep Dark Blue Fade / X-Large 745889471854 5293994
Miami Green to Dark Aquatic Fade / XX-Small 745889471991 5294004
Miami Green to Dark Aquatic Fade / X-Small 745889471953 5294005
Miami Green to Dark Aquatic Fade / Small 768682029275 5294006
Miami Green to Dark Aquatic Fade / Medium 768682028575 5294007
Miami Green to Dark Aquatic Fade / Medium/Large 768682029527 5294008
Miami Green to Dark Aquatic Fade / Large 768682029183 5294009

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