Marlin 5 | Trek Bikes (GB)
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NEW 2019

Marlin 5

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£395.00 Model 23134

Marlin 5 is a trail-worthy daily rider that's perfectly suited for everyday adventures, on and off the trail. A front suspension fork with 100 mm of travel, 21 speeds and mounts for a rack and kickstand make it an ideal choice for new trail riders or anyone looking for a comfortable, stable commuter with the ruggedness of a real mountain bike. 

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It's right for you if...

You're new to the trail and want a serious mountain bike that doubles as a commuter – and you want it all at exceptional value.

The tech you get

A lightweight Alpha Silver Aluminium frame, 21 speeds, a wide range of gearing so you never need to pedal too hard or gently on terrain that varies in elevation, hydraulic disc brakes that feel smoother than mechanical disc brakes and a suspension fork with 100 mm of travel – that's the same amount favoured by most cross-country racers.

The final word

Built in Trek's MTB heritage, and more than capable of taking on trail adventures. But it's also versatile. It's a popular ride on college campuses because the rack and kickstand mounts make it easy to accessorise and carry a load.

The Walkthrough

2019 Marlin

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  1. It's a real mountain bike that's also perfectly suited to daily commutes, rides around campus or just getting from A to B on any surface
  2. Smaller frame sizes (13.5˝ and 15.5˝) have short-reach brake levers that make it easier and more comfortable for riders with smaller hands to brake confidently
  3. It has separate brake and gear levers (a feature that's common on more expensive mountain bikes) so you can fine-tune the positioning for comfort
  4. Rack and kickstand mounts make it easy to accessorise, so your mountain bike can double as a rugged commuter
  5. Like every Trek, it's backed by a lifetime warranty

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Features

Specifications

  • Frameset

    Frame
    Alpha Silver Aluminium, internal derailleur, dropper post and brake routing, chainstay brake mount, rack and kickstand mount, G2 Geometry on 29ers
    Front suspension
    SR Suntour XCE 28, coil spring, preload, G2 Geometry w/51 mm offset on 29ers, 100 mm travel (13.5: 80 mm travel)
  • Wheels

    Front hub
    Formula DC20 alloy
    Rear hub
    Formula DC31 alloy
    Rims
    Bontrager Connection 32-hole double-walled
    Tyres
    Bontrager XR2, 29x2.20˝ front, 29x2.0˝ rear (13.5 & 15.5: 27.5x2.20˝)
  • Drivetrain

    Shifters
    Shimano Altus M310, 7 speed
    Front derailleur
    Shimano Tourney TY300
    Rear derailleur
    Shimano Tourney TY300
    Crank
    Shimano Tourney TY301, 42/34/24
    Bottom bracket
    Sealed cartridge, 73 mm
    Cassette
    Shimano TZ500, 14-28, 7--speed
    Chain
    KMC Z51
    Pedals
    VP-536 nylon platform
  • Components

    Saddle
    Bontrager Arvada
    Seatpost
    Bontrager alloy, 2-bolt head, 31.6 mm, 12 mm offset
    Handlebar
    Bontrager alloy, 31.8 mm, 5 mm rise, 720 mm width (13.5: 690 mm width)
    Grips
    Bontrager XR Endurance Comp
    Stem
    Bontrager alloy, 31.8 mm, 7-degree, Blendr compatible
    Head set
    1-1/8˝ threadless, semi-integrated, semi-cartridge bearings
    Brake set
    Tektro HD-275 hydraulic disc (13.5 & 15.5: Tektro HD-276 short reach lever)
  • Weight

    Weight
    17.5˝ - 14.56 kg / 32.1 lbs (with tubes)
    Weight limit
    This bike has a maximum total weight limit (combined weight of bicycle, rider and cargo) of 136 kg (300 lb).
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Bike and frame weights are based on Trek pre-production painted frames at the time of publication. Weights may vary in final production

Sizing & fit

Proper bike fit is essential for best performance and comfort. Any size and geometry measurements shown on trekbikes.com are for general comparison purposes only. To find your perfect fit, visit an authorised Trek retailer, where an expert skilled at sizing will help you find the appropriate bike and size for your individual needs.

 

Rider Height

Inseam

All measurements provided in cm unless otherwise stated.

Frame size number Wheel size A — Seat tube B — Seat tube angle C — Head tube length D — Head angle E — Effective top tube F — Bottom bracket height G — Bottom bracket drop H — Chainstay length I — Offset J — Trail K — Wheelbase L — Standover M — Frame reach N — Frame stack
13.5 in 27.5" 34.3 73.5° 9.0 69.5° 54.3 29.2 5.8 43.8 4.4 8.5 104.9 70.5 37.6 56.5
15.5 in 27.5" 36.8 73.5° 9.0 69.5° 55.5 30.2 4.8 43.8 4.4 8.5 106.6 72.8 38.5 57.4
17.5 in 29" 41.9 73.5° 9.0 69.5° 59.5 31.1 5.8 43.8 5.1 8.3 110.9 74.3 41.8 59.8
18.5 in 29" 44.4 73.5° 9.0 69.5° 61.1 31.1 5.8 43.8 5.1 8.3 112.5 75.0 43.4 59.8
19.5 in 29" 47.0 73.5° 10.0 69.5° 63.1 31.1 5.8 43.8 5.1 8.3 114.5 74.7 45.1 60.8
21.5 in 29" 52.1 73.5° 12.0 69.5° 65.2 31.1 5.8 43.8 5.1 8.3 116.7 75.0 46.6 62.6
23 in 29" 55.9 73.5° 13.5 69.5° 67 31.1 5.8 43.8 5.1 8.3 118.6 78.3 48 64.1

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